Temporary Electrical Power Permit Requirements
This permit will allow temporary electrical power and lighting installations during the period of construction, remodeling, maintenance, repair, or demolition of buildings, structures, equipment, or similar activities. The new electrical panel must comply with the 2016 California Electric Code and PG&E installation standards. The following are the minimum requirements that must be met:
  • Grounding and bonding of the temporary electrical system is required. Grounding and bonding shall comply with the 2016 California Electric Code. Contact the Building Division at (408) 730-7444 for specific requirements.
  • One inspection is required after the temporary power is set up.
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