The Inspector of Wires, David Levesque Sr., is a part-time inspector for the Town of Ipswich. Electric permits are applied for online. Questions relating to permit fees or the electric permitting process should be directed to 978-356-6605 extension 8.
Office hours are on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM prior to inspections by appointment only which must be scheduled 24 hours in advance. Should you wish to schedule a time to meet with the inspector, please contact our office at 978-356-6605 ext. 3.
Electric inspections are conducted on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting at 9:00 AM after any scheduled office appointments. There are no "on time" inspections.
To schedule an inspection, electricians need to contact the inspection “hotline” before 8 a.m. the day of the request at 978-356-6605 extension 1 and leave all requested information.
Please do not leave inspection requests on the electrical inspector's extension line.
Please note that high voltage and meter locations are to be pulled at the Ipswich Utilities.
Please be advised effective February 12, 2018 that a new fee schedule will be adopted by the town for all permits related to building, WIRING, plumbing, gas fitting & sheet metal work. Please note all changes and additions that have been instituted by reviewing the fee schedules on the Building Department web page.