Sec. 6-54.  Same--Duties.

 

(a)   The code official shall examine or cause to be examined all electrical installations for which a permit has been issued.

 

(b)   The code official shall not be required to make inspec­tions on any electrical installations that are required to be inspected by state or federal authorities.

 

(c)   The code official is authorized to examine or cause to be examined any electrical equipment or wiring within or on any build­ing or premises.  If such is found to be defective or in an improper operating condition so as to constitute a danger to human life or a hazard to the public health, safety and welfare, the code official shall give written notice to the owner of such building or premises, stating the deficiencies found to exist and the date by which these deficiencies must be corrected.  Such notice shall be addressed to the owner at his last known address.

 

(d)   The code official is hereby vested with the authority to disconnect or order the electric utility supplier to disconnect the electrical service to any building or premises where such deficien­cies in electrical equipment or wiring have not been corrected within the time specified by such notice duly served upon the owner, and in cases of emergency where the same is necessary for the protection of life, limb or property; and is further authorized to order the electric utility supplier to disconnect service to any building or premises where a valid permit has not been issued for such electric services. 

 

Source: Ord. No. 3054, § 2, 2-16-82; Ord. No. 4699, § 1, 10-20-03