Electrical Permits


Are you building a new structure or modifying an existing structure that requires a new electric service?

Are you re-connecting an existing structure that has been disconnected longer than 12-months?

Requirements for electrical service installation/reconnection:

After passing inspection by the State of Tennessee and a permit has been issued, please contact your local Southwest TN EMC office to finalize your service.

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Where can I purchase an Electrical Permit locally?

For the most updated list of Permit Issuing Agents working for the State of Tennessee, click the button below.

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Can I purchase a permit on line?

Permits may also be purchased on line via the
Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance website.
Click button below.

For further assistance call 615.741.7170


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