Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When are Electrical Inspections required in Westchester and Rockland County?
A. For every new electrical installation or changes to existing electrical wiring, or electrical equipment.

Q. Do I need a permit?
A. Certain towns require a permit beforehand. Our online application service will guide you through the proper steps to take.

Q. Can I occupy a new home before it is inspected and approved?
A. It is unsafe to occupy a new home before all electrical wiring is completed, inspected and approved.

Q. Where do I need to have GFCI outlets?
A. The National Electrical Code requires GFCI outlets in all bathrooms, kitchens, garages and in any outdoor receptacle -- anywhere water might come in contact with the electrical wiring. Even if you have no plumbing or water in your basement, the code still requires electrical outlets in basements to have GFCIs.

Please contact us if you have any questions pertaining to electrical inspections.