(3) The process of manufacturing, testing, servicing, or repairing electrical
equipment or apparatus.
(4) Installations that are referred to in section 737(3)(a), (b), (c), (d), (f), (h), (l), and
(m) of the skilled trades regulations act, 2016 PA 407, MCL 339.5737.
(c) Annual permits. In lieu of an individual permit for each installation or alteration,
an annual permit shall, upon application, be issued to any person, firm, or corporation
regularly employing 1 or more employees for the installation, alteration, and maintenance
of electrical equipment in or on buildings or premises owned or occupied by the applicant
for the permit. Upon application, an electrical contractor as an agent for the owner or
tenant shall be issued an annual permit. The applicant shall keep records of all work
done, and the records shall be transmitted periodically to the electrical inspector.
(d) Inspection and approvals.
(1) Upon the completion of any installation of electrical equipment that has been
made under a permit, the person, firm, or corporation making the installation shall notify
the electrical inspector having jurisdiction.
(2) Where the inspector finds the installation to be in conformity with the code,
state statutes, rules and, if applicable, local ordinances, the inspector shall issue to the
person, firm, or corporation making the installation a final approval, or certificate of
approval provided payment has been made, which authorizes the connection into the
supply of electricity.
(3) When any portion of the electrical installation within the jurisdiction of an
electrical inspector is to be hidden from view by the permanent placement of parts of the
building, the person, firm, or corporation installing the equipment shall notify the
electrical inspector, and the equipment shall not be concealed until it has been approved
by the electrical inspector. Neither the code official nor the jurisdiction shall be liable for
expense entailed in the removal or replacement of any material required to allow
(e) Applications and extensions. The authority having jurisdiction may grant 1 180-
day extension of the original permit time period of 180 days, upon presentation of the
permittee of a satisfactory reason for failure to start or complete the work or activity
authorized by the permit.
History: 1979 AC; 1981 AACS; 1991 AACS; 1995 AACS; 1998-2000 AACS; 2004 AACS; 2007
AACS; 2009 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2015 AACS; 2019 AACS.
R 408.30819 Plans and specifications.
Rule 819. Sections 80.21, 80.21.1, 80.21.2, and 80.21.3 are added to the code to
read as follows:
80.21. Plans and specifications. An applicant shall submit a detailed set of plans
and specifications with the application for an electrical permit for any wiring or alteration
to an electrical system if the system requires installation of electrical equipment that has
an ampacity of more than 400 amperes for the service or feeder and if the calculated floor
area in a building is more than 3,500 square feet. The enforcing agency may request
plans for projects that include an unusual design. The electrical drawings shall include
all of the following details:
(a) Lighting layout.