Statement of Scope
Department of Safety and Professional Services
Rule No.:
SPS 302
Relating to:
Fee Schedule
Rule Type:
1. Finding/nature of emergency (Emergency Rule only):
2. Detailed description of the objective of the proposed rule:
The objective of the proposed rule is to revise ch. SPS 302 to create a fee schedule for commercial electrical inspections.
3. Description of the existing policies relevant to the rule, new policies proposed to be included in the rule, and an analysis of policy alternatives:
Chapter SPS 302 establishes fees to be paid to the Department for providing those services authorized in the Wisconsin Statutes. Under current rules, fees for commercial electrical inspections are assessed under s. SPS 302.04, which provides a fee schedule for miscellaneous plan reviews, inspections, and services. The Department has determined that, in order to more efficiently conduct commercial electrical inspections that will begin on January 1, 2020, a fee schedule specific to these inspections is needed.
4. Detailed explanation of statutory authority for the rule (including the statutory citation and language):
Section 101.82 (4), Stats., provides the Department shall[e]stablish by rule a schedule of fees sufficient to defray the costs incurred under this subchapter.
5. Estimate of amount of time that state employees will spend developing the rule and of other resources necessary to develop the rule:
80 hours
6. List with description of all entities that may be affected by the proposed rule:
Individuals and entities who will be assessed a fee for commercial electrical inspections.
7. Summary and preliminary comparison with any existing or proposed federal regulation that is intended to address the activities to be regulated by the proposed rule:
8. Anticipated economic impact of implementing the rule (note if the rule is likely to have a significant economic impact on small businesses):
The proposed rule is anticipated to have minimal to no economic impact on small businesses and the state’s economy as a whole.
Contact Person: Dale Kleven, Administrative Rules Coordinator,, (608) 261-4472
Approved for publication:   Approved for implementation:
Authorized Signature             Authorized Signature
Date Submitted               Date Submitted
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