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Homeowners Performing Electrical Installations

The Electrical Program exists to protect and safeguard life, health, and property of the citizens of Idaho from hazards associated with the use of electricity by ensuring that all electrical installations within the state comply with the most current safety codes and electrical standards. It is expected that homeowners performing electrical installations in the State of Idaho possess the skills and knowledge necessary to install electrical equipment safely and in a workmanlike manner.


Renewable Energy (Solar-Wind-Hydro), Power Production, and Energy Storage Systems

Common Codes for Residential Installations

  • Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations
  • Article 200 Wiring and Protection
  • Article 300 Wiring Methods and Materials
  • Article 400 Equipment for General use

Useful Documents

Homeowners Frequently Asked Questions



Warren Wing, Electrical Program Manager
Licensing, Permits & Inspection Support
  • 208-334-3950 (Meridian Area)
  • 800-955-3044 (toll free)
  • 877-810-2840 (fax)
Inspection Requests
  • 208-332-4700 (Meridian Area)
  • 800-839-9239 (toll free)