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Local Permits

Sumter EMC is required by local jurisdictions to adhere to their policies and regulations regarding connections of electrical service. Permits must be obtained before a service can be connected. The table below lists cities and counties that require permits.  See the bottom of this page for an explanation of the footnotes indicated by an '*'.


Jurisdictional Permit Requirements

Please see your local governing authority for the latest available requirements. 

Jurisdiction Permit type contact #
Chattahoochee County/Cusseta Building & Electrical 706-989-3422
City of Americus **** Building & Mobile Home 229-924-4411
Dougherty **** Electric 229-438-3901
Lee */** Electrical & Mobile Home 229-759-6003
Marion Building & Electrical 229-649-5670
Randolph  Building, Mobile Home, and Electrical 229-732-5212
Schley Building 229-937-9169
Stewart **** Building & Electrical 229-838-6769
Sumter */**/***/**** Electrical & Mobile Home 229-928-4547
Terrell Building 229-995-5210
Webster**** Mobile Home & Building 229-828-3690 (Building Permits Only) 229-828-5775

The permit types listed above are required before the meter is set for permanent service. 



Footnote Symbol Special Conditions
* Any mobile home moved onto an existing lot requires a permit before meter is set 
** For any electrical work where replacement of equipment or parts is performed, a permit is required before service can be hooked back up 
*** Temporary services require a permit before meter is set 
**** All mobile homes, and new or existing rental units, require a permit before the meter is set 

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