Marcia Hultman

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South Dakota Electrical Commission

Fees for Inspections

Minimum Inspection Fee per Permit - $50

Wiring Permits are $10 each or a book of 20 for $200

The Fees table below includes a link to the Administrative Rule of South Dakota (ARSD) pertinent to each type of installation.

Installation Criteria Fee
New Houses (20:44:20:01) 0-200 amps $135.00
201-400 amps $275.00
401-over amps $300.00 plus circuits
Services (20:44:20:02) 0-200 amps $35.00 plus circuits
201-400 amps $50.00 plus circuits
401-800 amps $75.00 plus circuits
801-1600 amps $125.00 plus circuits
1601-over amps $250.00 plus circuits
Services - replacement (20:44:20:02)

0-200 amps $75.00 plus new circuits
201-400 amps $100.00 plus new circuits
401-800 amps $125.00 plus new circuits
801-1600 amps $150.00 plus new circuits
1601-over amps $175.00 plus new circuits
Circuits (20:44:20:03) 0-30 amps $5.00
31-60 amps $10.00
61-100 amps $12.00
101-200 amps $20.00
201-300 amps $28.00
301-400 amps $36.00
401-500 amps $44.00
501 amps and more $50.00
Minimum Charge (20:44:20:10) For individual or multiple circuit installation $50.00
Remodel Work (20:44:20:04) First 40 openings or connections (each) $1.00
Each additional opening or connection $0.50
First 40 light fixtures (each) $1.00
Each additional lighting fixture $0.50
Each motor or special equipment $6.00
Apartment Building (20:44:20:05) First 6 units (per unit) $35.00
Next 10 units (per unit) $35.00
Remaining units (per unit) $35.00
Outdoor Signs & Feeders (20:44:20:06) Each feeder or branch circuit
(or see 20:44:20:02 or 20:44:20:03)
$50.00
Irrigation (20:44:20:07) Service $60.00
Each motor $2.00
Range Wells (20:44:20:10) Per hour will be charged as a requested inspection fee $50.00
Mobile Homes (20:44:20:08)
No feeder charge included in these fees.

First unit $50.00
Each additional unit $25.00
RV Parks (20:44:20:09) First unit $20.00
Each additional unit $20.00
Requested Inspections (20:44:20:10) Per hour or fraction thereof $50.00
Swimming Pools (20:44:20:13) - Residential (all other pools computed under 20:44:20:10)   $125.00
Governor's Houses   $135.00