Temporary Construction Power

Overview, Cost & Where to Get a Permit

Temporary construction power is typically needed for the following:

  • Power for temporary office trailers
  • Power pedestals for use by workers during the construction process

Temporary Power Permit

If temporary construction power is needed for a project you must obtain a Temporary Power Permit. The cost for this permit is $53.

The exception to this is a commercial project with a permit already issued. In this case, you can request an inspection using the issued permit numbered for that commercial project.


This permit can be obtained at:

West Valley City Offices
3600 S Constitution Boulevard (2700 W)
Room Number 220, Building Inspections
West Valley City, UT 84119

Phone: 801-963-3283


Monday through Thursday
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Required Information

We need the following information to process your permit:

  • The exact address of the project
  • Name of the state-licensed electrical contractor, state license number, address, and phone number

Once the permit is obtained you can schedule an inspection by calling 801-963-3283. When an inspector approves the work, we will call Pacificorp and authorize power to the installation.