Kent County Board of Electrical Examiners

(Term 3 years - 3 members)

D. Michael Usilton 12/31/21 William S. Baldwin, Jr. 12/31/21
Victor Shepard, 01/31/22  
Date indicates expiration of term.



The Kent County Board of Electrical Examiners would like to inform anyone working in the Electrical Occupations that the State of Maryland Department of Labor is offering a Waiver of Examination via work experience to obtain a Journeyman Certificate. This will be available to those with four years of documented electrical services approved by a Master Electrician. This option will only be available until December 31, 2022. A Master Electrician will need to sign off and there will be a $15.00 fee charged by the State of Maryland.

Below is the website link for the Maryland Department of Labor State Board of Electricians Original Journey License

Reciprocal/Waiver of Examination Application:



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County Commissioners’ Hearing Room


 April 6, 2023

8:30 a.m.


Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings in person or via conference call.  


Public participation and audio-only call-in number:

Call: 1-872-239-8359

Phone Conference ID: 758 723 578#


Members of the public are asked to mute their phones/devices, until the Commission Chair opens the floor for comment.


Action Items:

        Adoption of Meeting Minutes for February 2, 2023

2020 National Electrical Code

        MUELEC Meeting - Wednesday May 17, 2023, 10am -- 12pm EST



Posted Online: March 31, 2023


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Emergency Code Home Rule Bill # 7-92 - Adopted January 5, 1993.

Article III Housing Standards

Section 192.32 The Board of County Commissioners of Kent County shall appoint a Board, which Board shall be known as the Board of Electrical Examiners of Kent County, and which shall consist of three (3) residents of Kent County, for the purpose of examining the qualifications and capabilities of all persons who are engaged, or desire to engage in the business of Master Electricians as herein defined. The Board so appointed shall consist of at least two (2) Master Electricians and one other person. The initial appointment shall be one (1) master electrician for one (1) year; one other person for two (2) years and one master electrician for three (3) years. Thereafter, all appointments shall be for three (3) year terms. If any vacancy occurs for any cause during the term of any Board member as herein provided for, the Board of County Commissioners shall fill the vacancy. The Board of County Commissioners shall have full power to remove any member of the Board of Electrical Examiners for incompetency or improper conduct.

(a) Each member of said Board shall receive such compensation for actual service in attending the meetings of the Board as may, from time to time, be determined by resolution of the County Commissioners.

(b) Said Board shall meet at least once each month, shall hold such special meetings as the proper and efficient discharge of its business shall require; and said Board shall adopt such rules and regulations for the examination of Master Electricians as herein defined. The term "Master Electrician" as used herein shall be defined as and shall include any and all persons engaged in the business of, or installing, erecting or repairing, or contracting to install, erect or repair electric wires or conductors, to be used for the transmission of electrical current for electric light, heat or power purposes, or moldings, ducts, raceways or conduits for the reception or protection of such wires or conductors or to any electrical machinery, apparatus device or fixture to be used for electric light, heat or power purposes.

$30.00 Chairperson; $25.00 Member per each meeting.

* Must consist of two (2) Master Electricians.