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Article 80.19 (C) deleted and modified to read as follows:

Electrical permits are required to be obtained for all electrical work except as noted in Article 80.19 (C) 1.

Electrical Permit Not Required. A new section is adopted as Article 80.19 C 1 of the National Electrical Code is amended to read as follows:

Article 90.80.19 (C). Electrical permit not required. An electrical permit shall not be required for the following:

(1) Portable motors or other portable appliances energized by means of a cord or cable having an attachment plug end to be connected to an approved receptacle when that cord or cable is permitted by the Electrical Code;

(2) Repair or replacement of fixed motors, transformers, built in hard wired residential cooking ranges, dishwashers, disposals of the same type and rating in the same location;

(3) Temporary decorative lighting in place for not more than 90 days for holiday decorative lighting and similar purposes;

(4) Repair or replacement of current-carrying parts of any switch, contactor or control device;

(5) Reinstallation of attachment plug receptacles but not the outlets therefore;

(6) Repair or replacement of any over-current device within existing service, disconnecting or overcurrent equipment of the same rating/capacity in the same location;

(7) Repair or replacement of electrodes or transformers of the same size and capacity in signs or gas tube systems;

(8) Re-taping soldered/spliced joints in existing knob-and-tube wiring;

(9) Temporary wiring for experimental/testing purposes in suitable experimental laboratories;

(10) The wiring for temporary theater, motion picture or television stage sets on remote location and not located within a building/structure;

(11) Electrical wiring, devices, appliances, apparatus or equipment operating at less than 25 volts and not capable of supplying more than 50 watts of energy and which is cord and plug connected to an existing outlet/receptacle and not located within a hazardous classified location;

(12) Low-energy power, control, and signal circuits of Classes II and III as defined in the Electrical Code, in R-3 occupancies (Provided the circuits are not related to a fire alarm system);

(13) A permit shall not be required for the installation, alteration or repair of electrical wiring, apparatus or equipment or the generation, transmission, distribution or metering of electrical energy or in the operation of signals or the transmission of intelligence by a public or private utility in the exercise of its function as a serving utility. (Permits are required for the utility’s installation of privately owned equipment.)

(14) Installation or replacement of equipment such as portable luminaries and of electric utilization equipment approved for connection to a suitable permanently installed receptacle; and

(15) Replacement of flush or snap switches, contactor, control device, lamp socket and receptacle and other minor maintenance and repair work such as replacing worn cords and tightening connections or wiring device.

(Ord. M-4079 §49, 2014; Ord. M-3639, 2003; Ord. M-3133 § 2 (part), 1994)