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 Allotted Insp. Per Fee
New Houses (20:44:20:01) 0-200 amps $135.00 2
201-400 amps $275.00 4
401-over amps $300.00 plus circuits 6
Services (20:44:20:02) 0-200 amps $35.00 plus circuits 1
201-400 amps $50.00 plus circuits 1
401-800 amps $75.00 plus circuits 1
801-1600 amps $125.00 plus circuits 2
1601-over amps $250.00 plus circuits 4
Services - replacement (20:44:20:02)

0-200 amps $75.00 plus new circuits 1
201-400 amps $100.00 plus new circuits 2
401-800 amps $125.00 plus new circuits 2
801-1600 amps $150.00 plus new circuits 3
1601-over amps $175.00 plus new circuits 3
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 1
Remodel Work (20:44:20:04) First 40 openings or connections (each) $1.00 1
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 1 per 2 units
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 1
Irrigation (20:44:20:07) Service $60.00 1
Each motor $2.00  
Range Wells (20:44:20:10) Per hour will be charged as a requested inspection fee $50.00 1
Mobile Homes (20:44:20:08)
No feeder charge included in these fees.

First unit $50.00 1
Each additional unit $25.00  
RV Parks (20:44:20:09) First unit $20.00 1 per 3 units
Each additional unit $20.00  
Requested Inspections (20:44:20:10) Per hour or fraction thereof $50.00 1
Swimming Pools (20:44:20:13) - Residential (all other pools computed under 20:44:20:10)   $125.00 2
Governor's Houses   $135.00 2