Electrical Permit and Fee Schedule

Per City of Shawano Municipal Code Section 12.27, no electrical work shall be installed in any building or any part thereof within the City until a permit is obtained by a licensed electrical contractor or by the owner of the premises. No person shall perform work for which a master electrician is required unless a master electrician is regularly employed to supervise the work of said person.

An application for an Electrical Permit can be obtained from the Building Inspector or you may click on the following for a fillable Electrical Permit application.


Fees for Residential dwellings are subject to change per Council resolution, contact the Building Inspector for current fees.  Fees are also shown on the electrical permit application.

Note: Commercial electrical permits are issued through the State of Wisconsin.

Fees are tripled if work is started before a permit is issued.

Electrical permits are void after 12 months from date of issuance.