Electrical Work in PEI

Notice - New procedures during COVID-19 Pandemic

Inspection Services and Provincial Planning Offices located in Charlottetown, Montague and Summerside remain open to the public with reduced occupancy. Meetings with inspectors or planning staff will be by appointment only (see telephone numbers listed below).

The O’Leary location will be accessible to the public by appointment only by calling 902-213-7884.

Please be advised that there are be screening protocols and operational procedures in place to protect both the public and our staff.

We wish to remind the public that many of our permits and licenses can be applied for online.

Additionally applications will be accepted via email, fax or mail:

Phone:   902-368-5280
Fax:       902-368-5526

Phone:   902-432-2802
Fax:       902-888-8059

Phone:   902-838-0605
Fax:       902-838-0696

Email:    landsdivision@gov.pe.ca (link sends e-mail) 
Mail:   31 Gordon Drive, Charlottetown, PE, C1A 6B8  

Who can do electrical work in PEI?

Only electrical contractors licensed to do work in PEI can apply for an electrical permit. Electrical permits are required for all electrical work on PEI.

What is the fee for an electrical permit?

The fee amount for an electrical permit depends on the degree of work required. Details can be found in the Electrical Inspection Act Regulations

Who can I contact for more information?

Ted Kitson (Chief Electrical Inspector)
Inspection Services
J. Elmer Blanchard Building
31 Gordon Drive
Charlottetown, PEI
Telephone: (902) 368-5578
Fax (902) 368-5526
Email:  fskitson@gov.pe.ca


Published date: 
February 11, 2019