Government of New Brunswick
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  • Fees
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  • Overview

    A plan review is required for electrical installations in excess of 400 amps at 120/240 volts, 200 amps at 120/208 volts, 100 amps at 347/600 volts and for any installations having a voltage in excess of 600 volts. A plan approval must be completed before a wiring permit can be issued.

    Eligibility

    An electrical plan approval is required by any person, firm, corporation, company, partnership or electrical contractor attempting to install a type III electrical installation.

    Description

    Three copies of plans and specifications must be submitted to the Chief Electrical Inspector. The plans must comply with the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code and Regulation 84-165. Orders that changes be made shall be incorporated into the construction of the electrical installation and no other changes shall be made without the prior approval of the Chief Electrical Inspector. The electrical contractor must ensure that a copy of the approved plan and specifications is available on site.

    Changes To Fees

    This document provides the rationale supporting changes to fees, associated revenue information, and the legal authority:
    2011 PS Plan Review 401.pdf


    Fees

    Unless otherwise specified, Fees exclude the harmonized sales tax (HST).

    Fee DescriptionRate in $Effective Date
    YYYY-MM-DD
    Electrical Plan Approval2011-04-06
      during regular working hours100.00/hour/heure 2012-11-20
      after regular working hours150.00/hour/heure 2012-11-20
    Contact Email Location
    Bathurst
    Campbellton
    Edmundston
    Fredericton
    Fredericton
    Miramichi
    Moncton
    Saint John
    Woodstock