Who can do electrical work?
The owner-occupant of a single-family dwelling may perform electrical work within his/her own dwelling without having a licensed electrician, but he or she must still obtain an electrical permit at the City Cohoes Building Department and make application for inspection with a City approved electrical inspection agency in order that the work performed is inspected and approved.

Your electrician must file for an electrical permit and an application for inspection with a City approved electrical agency before work starts.

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1. Do I need a building permit for any or all of the following installations including a fence, swimming pool, siding, deck or roof repair or replace?
2. What is Title VI?
3. What is discrimination under Title VI?
4. Who may file a Title VI complaint?
5. What are the Title VI complaint procedures?
6. Who do the Title VI procedures apply to?
7. How is a discrimination complaint filed?
8. How long will it take for my complaint to be resolved?
9. How do I get a permit?
10. What is the cost of a permit?
11. What is the procedure for installing a pool on my property?
12. When do you need a plumbing permit?
13. Who can do electrical work?
14. How often must I have my apartment inspected?