Electrical Permits

Any new construction within the LUB electric service area or upgrades to an existing LUB electrical service requires a State Electrical Permit to be issued.

To obtain an Electrical Permit from LUB

  • You must be a licensed electrician with proof of license card or a homeowner
  • Homeowners must come in to the office to obtain a permit
  • If you are a licensed electrician, you may mail the permit application form with a check or money order made payable to LUB. Enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope to receive your copy of the electrical permit.
  • Licensed electricians may also obtain a permit by calling (865) 458-2091 or faxing (865) 458-6781 with the appropriate information Monday through Friday, 8AM – 4:30PM

*Please allow one business day to process all permit requests.

State of Tennessee Electrical Permit Fees

Fee Schedule Fee
0 – 30 Amp Service $35
31 – 60 Amp Service $35
61 – 200 Amp Service $35
201 – 400 Amp Service $40
401 – 600 Amp Service $50
601 – 1,000 Amp Service $90
1,000 and Above Amp Service Call Us
Rough-in or Ditch Inspections $35
HVAC Inspections $35
Re-inspection (1 – 1,000 Amp Service) $35
Service Fee (per permit) $2