Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety information regarding permits and when they may be required, depending on what type of work is being done, whether commercially or residentially. Discussed are the different types of permits issued for different jobs, modification described, and the different types of trade permits you may need to have issued. Permits are for your protection, whether on a construction site or in your home when necessary. Always be sure to follow the rules in your city when having work done. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner or business owner! Special Thanks to ContractorsInsurance.org and to Devin for the article, Do You Have the Proper Permit?