Electrical Contractor Registration

In order to do electrical work in the City of Columbia you will need to be sure you are registered with the City. 

Some of the requirements to be registered with the City are the following: 

  • Minimum Requirements: Two years formal instruction or 4 years (8,000 hours) construction work experience.
  • In some instances you might be required to take a test, if this is the case the Electrical inspector will get with you for further information.

You can fill out the electrical registration form one of two ways. Fill out the pdf form linked below or fill out the application online. Choose from the links below. 

Once you have completed your application and been approved by the Electrical Inspector you will need to pay a $25 registration fee. You may visit the Clerk's office to pay or you may also choose to pay by visiting the following link, https://www.govpaynow.com/gps/user/plc/7696. If you are paying online/via phone/debit/credit card there is an additional fee that you will be charged of $1.50. 

Annual registration fees are due May 1 and are required to maintain registration. If an electrical contractor fails to pay the registration fee for 2 or more consecutive years, the registration will be revoked and the contractor fails to pay the registration fee for 2 or more consecutive years, the registration will revoked and the contractor will have to complete the entire application process to regain registration. 

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