Electrical Inspection Division

Find key documents and forms for Electrical Inspections

EID provides for personnel and structure safety by inspecting electrical, life safety, and communication systems to ensure compliance with the adopted codes and regulations.


Fillable PDF of the electrical trade permit application (yellow form).

Fill out this form to request a:

  • Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (or an extension)
  • Place of Entertainment
  • Massage Establishment (DPH)
  • Police Permit/Second Hand Dealer
  • Fire Permit Inspection
  • Off-hour inspection
  • Re-inspection
  • Pre-application/Survey inspection
  • Subpoena service
  • Permit extension

How to obtain a homeowner's electrical permit

PDF table of permit issuance fees for electrical permits.


You can also refer to an online version of the eletrical permit fees in the SF Building Code (Table 1A-E).

Electrical Inspection Division Organizational Chart