Electrical Regulations by State - Illinois

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CODE

There is no statewide code. Local municipalities may adopt editions of the current National Electrical Code.

ENFORCEMENT

The State Fire Marshal and local fire chiefs have general authority to inspect for fire hazards; but there is no state requirement for inspection of electrical installations. Many municipalities are authorized to license electrical contractors. Separate licensing is required for any firm which installs or maintains fire and burglar alarm systems.

LICENSING

No statewide licensing of electrical contractors or journeyman is required. Municipalities are authorized to license electrical contractors. Separate licensing is required for any firm which installs or maintains fire and burglar alarm systems.

RECIPROCITY

None

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