Category Information

The category electrical includes:

  • Miscellaneous wiring
  • Service change
  • Electric heat
  • Wiring of new construction
  • Additions
  • Alterations
  • Wiring of swimming pools
  • Stand By Generator


  • Electrical permit application with CRS number indicated if applicable (approval takes approximately one to two business days)
  • Heat loss calculation (for electric heat)
  • Please note that for generator installations, a factory cut sheet with specifications on the unit is required with submittal.
  • Permit fee, made payable to the Town of Coventry
  • Copy of the Certificate of Insurance showing Worker’s Compensation coverage or Worker's Compensation Waiver Form and a copy of the contractor’s electrical license (if homeowner is doing the work, no insurance / waiver or license are required. The homeowner can do this work if he/she lives in the dwelling and there is no shut off at the street required from the electrical company)