Do I need a building permit for an electrical upgrade in San Francisco?
When doing electrical upgrades in San Francisco, you need to file for a building electrical permit.
If you are homeowner of a single-family detached dwelling, you can apply for the permit if you are doing the work yourself. If you are hiring a contractor to do the work, they must apply for the permit.
For additional information, call the Department of Building Inspection, Inspection Services - Electrical Inspection Division at (415) 558-6570.
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