New and replacement generators require a permit

Submittal Requirements

  • Commercial Application (PDF)
  • Site Plan
  • Electrical Line Diagram
  • Manufacturer Specifications for Generator and Automatic Transfer Switch
  • Manufacturer Installation Guide for Generator
  • Photos of electric meter, breakers, and breaker panel
  • Utility provider notification required for Non-DME customers

Plan Submittal

Plans may be submitted online electronically through eTRAKiT or delivered in person to the Development Services at 401 N Elm Street.

Inspections Required

  • Service Update (if applicable)
  • Gas test for line
  • Finals (Schedule with DME and Building Safety 24 hours in advance for finals)


$272 minimum; visit the Commercial Permits page to view the current Schedule of Fees.