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The permit fee for all work covered by provision of the National Electrical Code of the City shall be calculated based on the estimated/reasonable cost/value and nature of the work proposed for all new work, improvement, installations, system repair, replacement, addition and alteration including material and labor using the following schedules:

Fee Schedule (a)

Service Entrance or Feeder 
0 - 100 amp  $30.00 
101 - 200 amp  $60.00 
201 - 400 amp  $100.00 
401 - 600 amp  $150.00 
601 - 800 amp  $200.00 
801 - 1000 amp  $250.00 
1001 - 1200 amp  $300.00 
Over 1200 amp  $350.00 

Fee Schedule (b)

Valuation  Fee 
$500 or Less  $30.00 
$501 - $1,000 $50.00 
$1,001 - $10,000  $50.00 plus $1.75 per hundred or
fraction thereof over $1,000.00 
$10,001 - $50,000  $207.50 plus $0.55 per hundred or
fraction thereof over $10,000.00 
Above $50,000.00  $427.50 plus $0.35 per hundred or
fraction thereof over $50,000.00 


Permits issued to owner occupied single-family residences, where owner is doing work without the help of a contractor, shall be charged a permit fee based on the above schedules with an additional 50% surcharge. (Ordinance No. 2011-56)

Additional Requirements

  • All work shall use the total of schedules (a) and (b) combined.
  • Where no change in service amperage is made at an existing building, schedule (b) shall be used (i.e. remodeling, new circuits and feeders, replacement of fixtures and electrical equipment of any nature).
  • Where only a service replacement is made at an existing building, schedule (a) shall be used.
  • For each multi-meter installation there will be an additional charge of $10.00 per meter.

As stated in Bloomington City Code, Chapter 15, Section 19

Electrical Permit Application

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