Electrical Permit

Electrical permits are required for all permanent wiring installed in buildings and structures and are issued for work to be completed as listed on the electrical permit application. No electrical work should be started without a permit. You cannot schedule an electrical inspection without an Electrical Permit. For more information, contact Chief Electrical Inspector Butch Gosselin.

Electrical Plan Review

An Electrical plan review is required for industrial and commercial installations, and also residential, if residential services are over 400 amps. Please provide a complete site plan drawn to scale, showing property lines, streets and alleys, proposed building location and any other structures on site. Show the location of Lower Valley’s transformer and service equipment.

Provide floor plans, drawn to scale with room dimensions and identify all rooms and their uses. A complete set of electrical plans will include one line diagram showing the following:

  • Classification of hazardous areas
  • Emergency systems
  • Grounding electrodes
  • Loading calculations
  • Location of all electrical equipment and devices
  • Panel schedules
  • Panels and feeders
  • Service
  • Short circuit current rating at the service equipment

Qualification of Installer

Qualifications include any work requiring an electrical permit and inspection as defined in this code shall be installed by a licensed Electrical contractor with a valid State of Wyoming License. If a company is working in the Town of Jackson a business license will also be required. 


A homeowner who constructs, alters or repairs their own residence that they occupy, including accessory buildings may do so without a State of Wyoming license.

Electrical Permit Application

Permits can be obtained from the Jackson Hole Fire/EMS  via SmartGov portal link.

Codes Adopted

National Electric Code - For more information, contact Jackson Hole Fire/EMS -Electrical Division.