Electrical, & Alarm Division

Electrical Division:

The Electrical Section is responsible for the inspection of Residential & Commercial Systems to ensure and maintain compliance with applicable regulatory guidance governing electrical systems and equipment. The electrical section responsibilities are:

Alarm Licensing is provided by the City of Wichita Business licensing Department. https://www.wichita.gov/Licenses/Pages/Security.aspx
To obtain an Alarm Technician Certificate, please make application with MABCD and provide documentation of certification by an approved Nationally recognized Testing Agency. https://www.sedgwickcounty.org/media/59804/mabcd-form-19a-trade-certificate-application-fillable.pdf
Solar PV (Photovoltaic) Systems shall be installed by an MABCD Licensed Electrical Contractor, and the following process shall be strictly adhered to. You must submit the full contract price as the valuation, (not just the materials) Submit for review all engineering, plans, equipment specifications, one-line drawings, and MABCD forms #68AB and #105AB directly to chris.nordick@sedgwick.gov. (PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR BUILDING PERMITS FOR PV SYSTEMS. THE BUILDING PERMIT WILL BE ISSUED AS SOON AS THE REVIEW IS APPROVED).

Latest News & Updates

The 2020 NEC (National Electrical Code) with amendments was approved by the Sedgwick County Board of County Commissioners on December 2, 2020, and by the Wichita City Council on December 15, 2020. The implementation and enforcement date of the 2020 NEC is January 1, 2021. 

Current Adopted Code, Resolutions / Ordinances

2020 NEC (National Electrical Code) with Amendments
2020 NEC (National Electrical Code) Resolution 167-2020Ordinance 51-390

Forms, Applications and Permits

Trades Certification Renewals start September 1, 2023, for Electricians, Elevator Mechanics, and Alarm Technicians. Please remember to provide proper documentation to staff when renewing your trades certificates. This includes the original CEU's certificate provided by the CEU provider and obtained during the previous cycle. Only those classes that are listed on our web page have been approved for use as required CEU's by the KEERC (Kansas Electrical Continuing Education Review Committee).

MABCD is on a 2-year renewal cycle on certificates and all certificates expire December 31 of each odd-number year. When you renew your certificate, you will have to provide information on the class(es) you attended to show 12 hours of continuing education related to your specific trade, 6 hours of which will have to be on code related to your specific trade.

Electrical Continuing Education

Electrical Classes Approved by KEERC (Kansas Electrical Education Review Committee):

MABCD accepts Electrical classes approved by the Kansas Electrical Education Review Committee. All classes beginning January 1, 2021, shall be based on the 2020 NEC as adopted. The Review Committee was appointed, with cooperation from several of the jurisdictions, to review classes that will be approved to provide the required continuing education. We are making every effort possible to have the classes listed here approved by all of the surrounding jurisdictions.

Continuing education must be provided by the local governing body, a nationally recognized trade association, community college, technical school, technical college or other provider approved by the local governing body. Classes shall consist of training relative to electrical construction, safety, maintenance or code update. See the "Electrical Classes" link above to view the latest approved class listings. Follow the link below for the submittal form to submit a class to the Electrical Education Review Committee.

Board of Electrical Appeals Information

Board of Electrical Appeals Meets the Second Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m., 3rd Floor Large Training Room #318, 271 W. 3rd St. N., Wichita, KS, 67202

For inquiries or requests to appear before the Board of Electrical Appeals contact. chris.nordick@sedgwick.gov

Inspector Contact Information

Electrical Inspectors

Jason Baldridge         (NW)
316-660-1630   jason.baldridge@sedgwick.gov 

Mark Bradshaw           (SE) 
316-660-1680    mark.bradshaw@sedgwick.gov

Andrew McNaughten (SW) 
316-660-1739    andrew.mcnaughten@sedgwick.gov

Damon Montroy         (NE) 
316-660-1844    damon.montroy@sedgwick.gov