Electrical Permit Fees

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Effective 10/01/00

Residential
Commercial
City of Waltham Buildings
Existing Construction, Remodel, and Tenant Fix-Ups
Maintenance Permits
Carnival
Generator Installations
Inspections Required During Non-Business Hours
Reinspection Fee
Method of Payment

Residential

New Houses, Condos, Town Houses and Apartments

$50.00 plus $30.00 for each 100 AMPS of service (secondary side of transformer) $80.00 for 100 AMPS, $110 for 200 AMPS etc.

Temporary Service $25.00 per 100 AMPS
Service Change $25.00 per 100 AMPS
Swimming Pools
(above ground)
$25.00
Swimming Pools
(in ground)
$40.00
Additions, Remodels $50.00
Repairs
(miscellaneous work - minimum)
$25.00
Smoke Detectors $25.00
Air Conditioners
(each)
$25.00
Heating systems
(each)
$25.00
Security and Fire Alarm systems $25.00

 

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Commercial

 

New $50.00 per 100 AMPS (secondary side of transformer) plus $15.00 per 1,000 sq. ft. on new construction
Temporary Service $30.00 per 100 AMPS (secondary side of transformer)
Security and Fire Alarm systems $5.00 per 1,000 sq. ft.
Minimum Fee $50.00

 

City of Waltham Buildings

Permit required
No fee 

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Existing Construction, Remodel, and Tenant Fix-Ups

Service Change $40.00 per 100 AMPS (secondary side of transformers)
Panels Install or Change
(each panel)
$25.00
1-60 Terminations
(devices)
$50.00
61-100 Outlets $70.00
Over 100
(or part there of)
$15.00 per additional hundred
Minimum Fee for Repairs $50.00
Signs
(each)
$50.00
Retrofit of Ballast
(per building)
$50.00

Outlets = Outlets, Lights, Switches, Fire Alarm, Security Systems, Video Systems for Security, Data Systems, Phone Systems 

 

Maintenance Permits

Cover only the following:

  • All repairs
  • New installations up to five 125 VOLT DEVICES (i.e. plugs, lights, switches)
  • Routine ballast repair
  • One for one replacement of equipment

Maintenance permits require that the electrician call for at least four inspections per year
$400.00 

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Carnival Permits
Carnival cannot open without electrical inspector's approval.  $50.00 

Generator Installations
$50.00 per 100 amps secondary side of service 

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Inspections Required During Non-Business Hours
$100.00 each inspection 

Reinspection Fee
Applies to all permits
$50.00 for the first
$100.00 for all subsequent inspections for the same violation 

 

Method of Payment
We accept checks and money orders only. No cash or credit cards please.

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