Electrical & Lighting

​The Division of Industry Services (DIS) provides electrical consultation, permitting, and inspection services. DIS administers electrical inspection and contractor credentials. Electrical plan reviews are performed upon special request. The Commercial Electrical Code is enforced in all Wisconsin municipalities.

DIS coordinates with local certified municipalities which provide permitting and inspection services for certain types of installations. To become a local certified municipality, please visit the Delegated Agents page.

Questions on this or any other electrical code questions can be sent to DSPSSBElectrictech@wisconsin​.gov.

Recall Alert: Schneider Electric Square D QO™ Plug-On-Neutral Load Center

Schneider Electric has issued a product recall on specific models of the Square D QO™ Plug-On-Neutral Load Center (also known as a breaker box or electrical panel). Visit Schneider Electric online at www.se.com/us/qoloadcenter-safetyrecallnotice for more information.

Any recalled models previously installed within the state of Wisconsin will be flagged during inspection and may require replacement before the inspection is approved.

COMcheck Federal Department of Energy software approved in Wisconsin for demonstrating compliance with the interior & exterior general lighting requirements COMcheck is used for commercial buildings or high-rise (>3 stories above grade) multi-family buildings. [Within COMcheck, a user is required to choose the code option of "2015 IECC" unless 2015 IECC section C401.2, Item 2, is applied which would then allow the application of ASHRAE 90.1-2013. In this case, the option "90.1 (2013) Standard" must be used.]