Fire Council & Electrical Board

Council on Fire Prevention

Per W.S. 35-9-103, the Council consists of five (5) members appointed by the Governor for six (6) year terms. Members shall each represent counties or municipalities, firefighters, the Electrical Board, an association of architects or an association of general contractors and the general public. 

The Council adopts rules and regulations to establish minimum fire standards not exceeding the standards prescribed by the International Fire Code, the International Building Code and the International Mechanical Code for the following:

They recommend minimum standards for the conservation of energy in new residential and public buildings. The standards shall result in energy savings. They also recommend minimum standards for qualification of inspectors for political subdivisions.

The council shall investigate the conduct of the divisions, have access to records of the divisions and may require written or oral information from any officer or employee of the Department. The Council shall hear appeals to determine the suitability of alternate materials and type of construction and to interpret and grant variances from rules and regulations of the Council. 

Council Members 


Appeal Request Form

                                                                                                                                                                                                  Fire Council Minutes

                                                                                           Next Council Meeting:  TBA                                                         08/02/2023           

                    11/08/2023

                            02/06/2024

Electrical Board 

Per W.S. 35-9-103, the Electrical Board consists of five (5) members appointed by the governor for six (6) year terms. Members shall include a master electrician, a journeyman electrician, an electrical contractor, and two members.

The Board shall adopt rules and regulations to implement the licensing of master electricians, journeyman electricians, low voltage technicians, limited technicians, temporary permits, reciprocal licenses, the registering of apprentice electricians and apprentice technicians. The board ensures electrical installations be performed by licensed electricians. They also determine criminal penalties and other  remedies.

The Board hears appeals to determine the suitability of alternate materials and type of construction and to interpret and grant variances from rules and regulations of the board regarding the installation of electrical equipment and electrical safety standards. The Board operates in conjunction with the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety. 


For any contact information or correspondence for the Electrical Board 

please contact the Department of Fire Prevention and Electrical Safety at:

320 West 25th St. 3rd Floor 

Cheyenne, WY 82002 

Phone: 307-777-7288


Electrical Board Members


Appeal Request Form 


Electrical Board Minutes

                                                               Next Board Meeting:  May 2, 2024 @3:00 PM                                          07/12/2023

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