Electrical Safety Inspections in Canada

Electrical Inspections in Ontario

The Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) is a stand-alone, financially self-sustaining not-for-profit corporation accountable to a Board of Directors and operating as an administrative authority under the Electricity Act 1998 and an administrative agreement with the Ministry of Consumer and Business Services (MCBS) can we link to http://www.cbs.gov.on.ca/mcbs/english/agencies.htm. ESA is responsible for public electrical safety in Ontario as designated by Ontario Regulation 89/99.
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Electrical Inspections in BC

Electrical Safety Act, [RSBC 1996] CHAPTER 109§ A chief inspector and electrical inspectors are required for this Act and are appointed under the Public Service Act

Inspection service delivery falls under the jurisdiction of each city, municipality or regional district


Electrical Inspections in Alberta

The Safety Codes Act and The Electrical Code Regulations adopts the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC-2, rev-2) as the administrative procedure for electrical inspection

Various inspection agencies have jurisdiction in various areas of the province

Call Safety Services at 780-427-8256 to determine the inspection authority for a specific area or visit the website www.gov.ab.ca/ma/ss§ Fax: (780) 422-9645


Electrical Inspections in Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Municipal Affairs Corrections & Public SafetyMain FloorRoom 330, 1855 Victoria AveRegina SK S4P 3V7 Tel: (306) 787-4508Fax: (306) 787-9273

Electrical Inspections in Manitoba

Department of Labour Mechanical & Engineering Branch500 - 401 York Ave.Winnipeg MB R3C 0P8 Tel 204) 945-3373 Fax 204) 948-2309


Electrical Inspection in Quebec

Building inspections are the jurisdiction of the Provincial Government

11 offices located across the province are responsible for delivering inspection services
Website: www.rbq.gouv.qc.ca


Electrical Inspection in New Brunswick

Department of Public Safety

Inspection services are grouped together to include Electrical, Boiler, Elevator and Plumbing Inspection Services P.O. Box 6000Fredericton NB E3B 5H1Tel 506) 453-2336 Fax: (506) 457-7394

Website: www.gnb.ca


Electrical Inspection in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Environment & LabourElectrical Installation and Inspection Act and Regulations, 1992 5151 Terminal RoadPO Box 697Halifax NS B3J 2T8 Tel: (902) 424-5300 Toll free: 1-877-9ENVIRO Fax: (902) 424-3239

Website: www.gov.ns.ca
Electrical inspectors work out of 7 offices across the province, responsible for 13 different inspector areas

Contact the Wiring Permit Line: 1-800-464-1520


Electrical Inspections in PEI

Community & Cultural Affairs Planning & Inspection Services31 Gordon Dr. PO Box 2000Charlottetown PE C1A 7N8Tel: (902) 368-5280 Fax: (902) 368-5526

Website: www.gov.pe.ca


Electrical Inspections in Newfoundland

Government of Newfoundland & Labrador Provides delivery of regional services with respect to permitting and inspection functions

Government Service Centre Offices - 7 regional offices: St. John’s, Corner Brook, Clarenville, Gander, Happy Valley/Goose Bay, Grand Falls/Windsor, Harbour Grace Government Services and Lands

Website: www.gov.nf.ca/gsl


Tony Moscioni
Electrical Inspector
Electrical Safety Authority