Tel: (473) 440-2271/2272/2274

Fax: (473) 440-4122

Email: ministryofworks@gov.gd

Electrical Inspectorate Unit

This unit is responsible for working with all stakeholders to improve the standard of Electrical installation work in the State by promoting safety of persons, property and livestock to aid in the prevention of potential dangers of fire and other hazards.
 
The staff includes Electrical Engineers, Inspectors, and Clerical Assistants.
 
Its functions include
  • Inspection and testing of all new installations additions extensions, alterations before electricity is supplied to the installation
  • Periodic inspection of electrical installations, (Government Buildings and public places)
  • Advise on Electrical Installation Practices
  • Coordination of the Electrical Wireman’s License Examination
  • Promote and maintain adherence to the Electrical codes namely the IEE Wiring Regulations (Required electrical installation in Grenada) and the Grenada Building Guidelines
Application Procedures
  • After the completion of wiring your premises, obtain an application form from your licensed Wireman or Electrician. (A separate application is needed for each installation whether it’s a new installation, extension or alteration. The form must be properly filled out and signed by a Licensed Wireman)
  • The relevant Inspection Fees should then be paid to the Treasury, the district revenue office in your area or the treasury sub-office located at the Government Printery in the Botanical Gardens before submission to the Electrical Unit within the Ministry of Works.
  • Areas of irregularities will be noted on the application form provided and given to the home owner to facilitate the necessary corrective works. The Unit should be informed subsequently upon completion of the corrective works. (A new application will be required whenever an application fails.)
  • An inspection Certificate of Approval will be issued if the installation meets the required standards. This will be followed by electricity being installed to your premises which is done by the Grenada Electricity Services Ltd.

STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS No. 34 of 2009

No.
Inspection Activities
Fees
1.
Inspection Application Form
$5.00
2.
Filing of Electrical Projects
$150.00
3.
Re-Filing of Electrical Projects
$150.00
4.
Review of Electrical Drawings
$55.00 for the first $1000.00 project value, or less, and $5.00 for each additional $1000.00 value or part thereof
5.
Review of Application for Temporary Connection
$75.00 plus $1.00 per point
6.
General (Site) Inspection
 
Residential not more than 100amps
$45.00 plus $3.00 per point
Commercial & Industrial not more than 100A
$75.00 plus $1.00 per point
Residential, Commercial & Industrial between 100A & 200A
$200.00 plus $1.00 per point
Residential, Commercial & Industrial between 200A & 400A
$300.00 plus $1.00 per point    
Residential, Commercial & Industrial greater than 400A
$600.00 plus $60.00 for each 100A or part thereof including the $1.00 per point
NB. All inspections will be charged at the commercial rates accordingly.
 
7.
Re-Inspection
NB. All payments should be made by the Electrician
$70.00 plus General (Site) Inspection fee
8.
Special Inspection (within 2 working days)
$90.00 per hour, plus the General (Site) Inspection fee
9. 
Inspection of Transient Projects
$75.00 per stall applicable to food and beverage for carnival. Extra ordinary investigation fees apply to all other such projects.
10.
Investigation (Ordinary)
$130.00 plus $90.00 per hour
11.
Investigation (Extra Ordinary) (Immediate attention)
$200.00 plus $90.00 per hour
12.
Inspection of Transformer and Electronic power supply for electric signs and outline lighting
$75.00 plus $1.00 per point
13.
Inspection of Swimming pools
$75.00 additional charge
14. 
Inspection of Alternate Energy
$100.00
15.
Duplicate Inspection Certificate of Approval/Name Change
$20.00

 

Contact Information

Ministry of Communications, Works, Physical Development, Public Utilities, ICT & Community Development
Ministerial Complex, Botanical Gardens
St. George’s, Grenada, W.I.
Phone: (473) 440-2271/2
Fax: (473) 440-4122
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