Electrical & Lighting

​As of January 1, ​the Electrical program is live in t​he ​Electro​nic Safety and Licensing Application (eSLA). Visit the Customer Information page for log in and user instructions, and to view the full list of program areas in eSLA. ​

​Go to esla.wi.gov​ to get started

Industry Services Division staff provide electrical consultation to owners, builders, inspectors, electricians, and designers. Electrical inspections are made upon special request.​

Wisconsin Electrical Code Update

In 2015 Act 55 changed chapter 101.86 of Wisconsin Statutes to make Wisconsin’s Electrical Code uniform statewide.  Municipal ordinances are required to strictly conform to SPS 316. 

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


eSLA Instructions

Electrical Permit Applica​tion Instructions

Electrical User G​uide​

2018 Winter Updates

Commercial FAQ
Commercial FAQ Handout
UDC FAQ Handout

Please continue to check this webpage for regularly updated information on the status of these announcements.




Continuing Education Course Application (R03/2015)
SBD-10512Lighting Compliance Forms (R05/2013)

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 "2009 IECC" unless 2009 IECC section 501.2 is applied which would then allow the application of ASHRAE 90.1-2007, In this case, the option "90.1 (2007) Standard" must be used.]