Electrical

Permits are required for all electrical service upgrades, low voltage alarm systems and electrical revision work within the City of Waukegan.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED PRIOR TO STARTING ANY WORK. 

All applications need to be submitted online at this time 

BUILDING PERMIT APPLICATION must be filled out in full to be processed and include the following attachments:

  1. Copy of the Proposal/Contract between Contractor and Property owner, signed by both parties 
  2. Scope of Work
  3. Plat of Survey - ONLY IF EXTERIOR EQUIPMENT WILL BE RELOCATED with location of the proposed work marked clearly with setbacks from lot lines. Only complete applications will be accepted (drawing to scale MAY be accepted) DRAWING TO SCALE EXAMPLE
  4. Proper contractor registration (see below)

Contractor Registration Requirements

Contractors need to be registered with the City of Waukegan CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION APPLICATION

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

DIGITAL PERMIT COPIES MUST BE MADE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST WHILE WORK IS BEING COMPLETED

ROUGH AND FINAL INSPECTIONS

Permit pricing is calculated based on the amount of the contract, minimum of $50.00. Inspection Fees of $75.00 are accessed for all applications. Permit Fees will be doubled for any work started without an official permit posted.

Josiah R Jones
Electrical Inspector