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Electrical Commercial Online TipsheetCommunity and Economic Development Permit Center (425) 430-7200 Website: www.rentonwa.gov Page 1 of 2 | Final : 6/2/2021 Applying for a Commercial Electrical Permit Final : 6/2/2021 City of Renton will be utilizing an online portal for Electrical Permits. Registration on the site is required. From your Customer Dashboard after Signing In: You can use the Menu bar and the Apply drop down to navigate to Permits and select All if your selection is not showing. Step 1: Locations Click the blue tile and search by either address or parcel. Additional instructional help at the top of the screen. Click Next. Step 2: Type – Permit Details Permit Type will auto-populate to Commercial Electrical Permit. Add a detailed description of your project and the total valuation. Click Next. Step 3: Contacts Your contact information will auto populate as the Applicant. You will need to add the Contractor or Owner based on who is completing the permitted work. PLEASE NOTE: If a licensed contractor will be doing the work, then add the contractor in this section. Note that contractor must have a valid state license as well as City of Renton business license. Click Next. Step 4: More Info – Application Info The items shown in red with an asterisks (*) are required items. For the Project Specifics, please select the service that you are applying for by using the drop down. Numerically add the number of new circuits and/or number of signs, if applicable. APPLYING FOR A COMMERCIAL ELECTRICAL PERMIT Page 2 of 2 | Final: 6/2/2021 Items with the following symbol ‡ will require plan review and the required documents should be attached under Attachments. Certification: If you are doing the work yourself, select YES from the drop down. If a licensed contractor is doing the work, select No. If the contractor is not entered under your contacts screen, please return there to add the contractor. Click Next. Step 5: Attachments In most cases the permit will not require plan review except for those with this symbol ‡ on the previous page. A City of Renton staff person will contact you if plans will be needed for review after the permit is submitted. To add an attachment, select the file category by using the drop down, then click the blue tile, browse and select your file. Click Next. Step 6: Review and Submit The information that was added in the previous 5 steps will be displayed for review. If you wish to revise or add information, please use the Back button located in the bottom left hand corner. Click Submit. Congratulations! You will be redirected to the Permit Details page to receive additional information about the permit to include the Permit Number, Status, Workflow and Fees. Payment Options The invoiced fees will be available on the Permit Details Page, accessible from your dashboard and summarized in the bottom right hand corner of your dashboard under My Invoices. You have the option to pay multiple invoices at one time by adding them to your cart and following the payment steps. Payments may be paid online through mygovpay, which is our secure and safe site. Renton, WA and your invoice number will be displayed on the webpage with your total to be paid. Provide your payment details and click the Pay Now button to submit payment. Questions? Please contact the Permit Center at (425) 430-7200 or by email at permittech@rentonwa.gov.