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.​

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


eSLA Instructions

Electrical Permit Applica​tion Instructions

Electrical Petition f​or ​Varia​nce Instructi​ons ​​

Electrical User Guide




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 "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.]