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DIA becomes DIAL!

On July 1, 2023, multiple programs across four agencies became part of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals (DIA) as a new organizational structure for state government goes into effect. DIA is now the Department of Inspections, Appeals, and Licensing (DIAL). 

Electrical Code Updates

The Iowa Electrical Examining Board has adopted the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) as issued by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). The Board made two amendments to the 2020 NEC effective until 1/1/2022. These can be found in 
Administrative Rule 504 (Standards for Electrical Work)

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page. Here you will find answers to frequently asked code questions and may submit code questions of your own. If you have any code questions you wish to submit, send them to us at Any new bulletins or information will also be posted on this page.