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§ 6-603. Issuance of electrical permits

West's Annotated Code of MarylandBusiness Occupations and ProfessionsEffective: July 1, 2022

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Business Occupations and Professions
Title 6. Electricians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6. Miscellaneous Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 6-603
§ 6-603. Issuance of electrical permits
In general
(a) An electrician may obtain an electrical permit or any other similar permit from a local jurisdiction, if the electrician:
(1)(i) holds a State license; and
(ii) is actively registered locally, if required
(2) shows proof of the State license;
(3) pays any permit fee that the local jurisdiction requires; and
(4) provides proof of insurance in compliance with the requirements of § 6-604 of this subtitle.
Notice of local electrical requirements
(b) Before a local jurisdiction issues an electrical permit or similar permit to an electrician under this section, the local jurisdiction shall give the electrician notice of any local electrical requirements with which the electrician shall comply while providing electrical services in that local jurisdiction.
Issuance of permit
(c)(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2) of this subsection, on payment of the permit fee that the local jurisdiction requires, the local jurisdiction shall issue the appropriate permit to each applicant who meets the requirements of this section.
(2) A local jurisdiction may delay the issuance of an electrical permit under this subsection if, for a particular job, the local jurisdiction requires the issuance of other permits, including a building permit, before issuance of the electrical permit.


Added by Acts 1989, c. 3, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, c. 493; Acts 2021, c. 708, § 1, eff. July 1, 2021; Acts 2022, c. 655, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022; Acts 2022, c. 656, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
Formerly Art. 56A. § 2-603.
MD Code, Business Occupations & Professions, § 6-603, MD BUS OCCUP & PROF § 6-603
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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