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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 25.02 Electrical Code

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Chapter 25.02
Electrical Code

Sections:

25.02.010 Adopted.
25.02.020 Amendments.
25.02.030 Article 100--Amended.
25.02.040 Subsection 110-13.1--Added.
25.02.050 Appendix E--Added.

Prior ordinance history:

Ords. 60827, 61751, 63150 and 63620.

25.02.010 Adopted.

The National Electrical Code, 1999 Edition as published by the National Fire Protection Association, Inc., a copy of which is on file in the Office of the Register of the City of Saint Louis, is hereby adopted as "The Electrical Code of the City of Saint Louis, in the State of Missouri," for the governing of the design, installation, construction and maintenance of electrical systems, by providing reasonable safeguards to protect the public health and safety against the hazards of inadequate, defective or unsafe electrical systems and installations as herein provided; and that each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said National Electrical Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereto, as if set out in this chapter with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in this chapter.
(Ord. 65020 2, 2000.)

25.02.020 Amendments.

The 1999 National Electrical Code is amended and changed in the following respects, as set out in this chapter.
(Ord. 65020 3 (part), 2000.)

25.02.030 Article 100--Amended.

Add definitions in Article 100 to read as follows:

Administrative Authority: The individual, official, board, department, or agency established and authorized by the City of Saint Louis to administer and enforce the provisions of the electrical code as adopted or amended. Wherever referred to in this code, the Administrative Authority, also referred to as the code official, shall mean the Electrical Inspection Supervisor or the Building Commissioner or their duly authorized employees.

Workmanship: Executed in a skilled manner; e.g., generally plumb, level, square, in line, undamaged, and without marring adjacent work.
(Ord. 65020 3 (part), 2000.)

25.02.040 Subsection 110-3.1--Added.

Add new subsection 110-13.1 to read as follows:

110-13.1 Seismic: When seismic bracing is required by the Building Code on any project, electrical systems shall also be braced in accordance with nationally recognized standards.
(Ord. 65020 3 (part), 2000.)

25.02.050 Appendix E--Added.

Add Appendix E to read as follows:

APPENDIX E
ADMINISTRATION

SECTION E-101-0 GENERAL

E-101-1 Title: These regulations shall be known as the Electrical Code of the City of Saint Louis, herein referred to as "this code."

E-101-2 Scope: The design, installation, maintenance, alteration and inspection of electrical systems shall comply with the requirements of this code.

E-101-3 Intent: This code shall be construed liberally and justly to secure its expressed intent, which is to insure public health, safety and welfare insofar as they are affected by the installation and maintenance of electrical systems.

SECTION E-102-0 APPLICABILITY

E-102-1 General: The provisions of this code shall apply to all matters affecting or relating to structures or premises, as set forth in Section E-101-0.

E-102-1.1 Matters not provided for: Any electrical requirement essential for the safety of an existing or proposed building or structure or essential for the safety of the occupants thereof, and which is not specifically covered by this code, shall be determined by the code official.

E-102-2 Existing structures: The legal use and occupancy of any structure existing on the effective date of adoption of this code, or for which it has been heretofore approved, shall be continued without change except as shall be specifically covered in this code or the current International Property Maintenance Code.

E-102-3 Change in occupancy: It shall be unlawful to make any change in the use or occupancy of any structure which will subject the structure to any special provisions of this code without approval of the code official. The code official shall certify that such structure meets the intent of the provisions of law governing building construction for the proposed new use and occupancy and that such change does not result in any hazard to public health, safety or welfare.

E-102-3.1 Continuation of unlawful use: The continuation of occupancy or use of a building or structure or part thereof contrary to the provisions of this code shall be deemed a violation, and subject to the penalties prescribed in Section E-116-4.

E-102-4 Alterations or repairs: Alterations or repairs to any electrical system shall conform to that required for a new electrical system without requiring the existing electrical system to comply with all the requirements of this code, except as stated in E-102-2. Alterations or repairs shall not cause an existing electrical system to become unsafe nor adversely affect the performance of the electrical system.

E-102-4.1 Additional loads: Where additions or alterations subject parts of existing systems to loads exceeding those permitted herein, such parts shall be made to comply with this code.

E-102-5 Referenced standards: Where differences occur between provisions of this code and referenced standards, the provisions of this code shall apply.

SECTION E-103-0 REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE

E-103-1 Repairs: Minor repairs or replacement of any existing system are permitted to be made in the same manner and arrangement as in the existing system, provided such repairs or replacement are made in a safe manner and are approved. Minor repairs or replacement for purposes of this code shall be defined as:

1. Replacement of a convenience outlet, except where the existing outlet is of the ungrounded type when replaced with grounding type that requires new wiring to provide grounding connection. Replacement units shall have the same current carrying capacity as the existing outlet.

2. Light switch with the same current carrying capacity as the existing switch.

3. Light socket and holder.

4. Light fixture (1 maximum) installed on the same outlet box and having the same current rating.

5. Within a dwelling unit, a fan, blower, pump or other fractional horsepower motors of the same horsepower rating and having the same electrical characteristics and current rating as the existing, limited to 120-240 volts.

E-103-2 Maintenance: All electrical systems, both existing and new, shall be maintained in a safe condition. All service equipment, devices and safeguards which are required by this code or which were required in a building or structure by previous statute, shall be maintained in working order. All abandoned electrical/communications systems shall be removed.

E-103-2.1 Abandoned or unsafe wiring, electrical equipment, fixtures and devices: Installed wiring, electrical equipment, fixtures or devices of any premise found to be in an unsatisfactory or hazardous condition shall be repaired, renovated, replaced or removed immediately subsequent to the issuance of a written notice of the unsafe or hazardous condition by the Electrical Inspection Section of the Division of Building and Inspection. Any owner or owners, tenant or tenants, lessee or lessees, occupant or occupants of such building, structure or premise aggrieved by any action of the code official under the provisions of this ordinance, shall be permitted to appeal such action to the Board of Building Appeals as provided in the City of Saint Louis Building Code.

E-103-3 Responsibility: The owner, the owner's agent or the person collecting rent shall be responsible for the safe maintenance of the electrical system in any building or structure at all times.

SECTION E-104-0 VALIDITY

E-104-1 Partial invalidity: In the event any part or provision of this code is held to be illegal or void, this shall not have the effect of making void or illegal any of the other parts or provisions thereof, which are determined to be legal; and it shall be presumed that this code would have been passed without such illegal or invalid parts or provisions.

E-104-2 Segregation of invalid provisions: Any invalid part of this code shall be segregated from the remainder of the code by the court holding such part invalid, and the remainder shall remain effective.

E-104-3 Existing structures: The invalidity of any provision in any section of this code as applied to existing buildings, premises and structures shall not be held to affect the validity of such section in its application to buildings and structures hereafter erected.

SECTION E-105-0 CODE OFFICIAL

E-105-1 General: There is hereby created a Section of Electrical Regulations and Inspections within the Division of Building and Inspection which shall have control and enforce all codes, regulations and ordinances pertaining to electrical installations and systems in accordance with this code. The head of this section shall be known as the Electrical Inspection Supervisor who shall be appointed by the Building Commissioner. Throughout this code the Electrical Inspection Supervisor, the Building Commissioner and their authorized employees shall be referred to as the code official.

E-105-2 Electrical inspection supervisor: There shall be appointed by the Building Commissioner an Electrical Inspection Supervisor. The Supervisor shall have ten years experience and possess the qualifications established by the Department of Personnel.

E-105-2.1 Electrical inspectors: There shall be appointed by the code official a sufficient number of electrical inspectors to adequately perform all inspection duties and enforce all ordinances pertaining to the Section of Electrical Regulation and Inspection in accordance with subsequent sections of this code and City of Saint Louis budgetary constraints. All electrical inspectors shall have had at least five years experience and possess the qualifications set forth by the Department of Personnel. One such inspector shall assist the Electrical Inspection Supervisor. The assistant shall assume the responsibilities of the Electrical Inspection Supervisor in the Supervisor's absence.

E-105-3 Relief from personal responsibility: The code official and employees charged with the enforcement of this code, while acting for the City of Saint Louis, shall not thereby be rendered liable personally, and are hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage accruing to persons or property as a result of any act required or permitted in the discharge of official duties.

Any suit instituted against any code official or employee because of an act performed in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this code shall be defended by the legal representative of the City of Saint Louis until the final termination of the proceedings. The code official or any employees shall not be liable for any cost in or arising from any action, suit or proceeding that is instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this code. Any code official or employee of the Division of Building and Inspection, Department of Public Safety, acting in good faith and without malice, shall be free from liability for acts performed under any of its provisions or by reason of any act or omission in the performance of official duties in connection therewith.

The above protection shall also extend to former employees for work performed during their period of employment with the City of Saint Louis.

E-105-4 Restriction of employees: Any code official or employee connected with the Electrical Inspection Section, except one whose only connection is that of a member of the Board of Building Appeals established under the Building Code or the Committee of Electrical Examiners, shall not be engaged in or directly or indirectly connected with the furnishing of labor, materials or appliances for the construction, alteration or maintenance of a building within the City of Saint Louis, or the preparation of construction documents thereof, unless that person is the owner of the building; nor shall such code official or employee engage in any work that conflicts with official duties or with the interests of the department.

SECTION E-106-0 DUTIES AND POWERS
OF THE CODE OFFICIAL

E-106-1 General: The code official shall enforce all of the provisions of this code and shall act on any question relative to the mode or manner of construction and the materials to be used in the installation of electrical work, except as otherwise specifically provided for by other requirements or in the following Sections E-106-1.1 through E-106-7.

E-106-1.1 Suspensions and cancellations: The code official shall have the power to recommend to the Committee of Electrical Examiners a suspension or revocation of any license granted hereunder if, after notice and opportunity to be heard, the party named therein is found guilty by the Committee of Electrical Examiners of violating this ordinance or the rules and regulations established by this ordinance. The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be obligated without further hearing to suspend or revoke such license.

E-106-1.2 Emergency condemnation: Whenever the code official shall find any building, structure, premise or portion thereof no matter for what purpose used, to be in an unsafe or dangerous condition and that there is an actual and potential danger to the occupants or those in the proximity of any building, structure or premise which poses an immediate danger to public safety or welfare, the code official shall order the immediate evacuation of said building, structure or premise. All of the occupants so notified shall immediately vacate the building, structure, or premise and no person shall reenter until authorized to do so by the code official.

Any person who refuses to leave, interferes with the evacuation of other occupants, or continues any operation after having been given an evacuation order, except such person(s) directed to perform work to remove a violation or unsafe condition shall be deemed in violation of this section whereupon it shall be the duty of the Police Department to immediately remove such person(s) from said building, structure, or premise and prevent anyone from reentering the building, structure or premise until such time that the Police Department shall have been notified that the same is in a safe condition.

Any person who shall violate any provisions of this section shall be, upon conviction, subject to the penalties as provided in Section E-116-4 of this code.

E-106-1.3 Authority to placard: The code official has the authority to post a placard in a conspicuous place on a building or premise where the electrical system has been found to be unsafe or inadequate.

E-106-1.4 Placarded building: Placards shall remain on said building until the required repairs, replacements or improvements have been made and accepted by the code official and it shall be unlawful to deface or willfully remove any such placard that has been posted on a building without first obtaining consent of the code official. It shall be unlawful for any person to reside in, use, rent, lease or occupy such building for any purpose while so placarded.

E-106-2 Applications and permits: No wiring system or electrical equipment shall be installed within or on any building or premise, nor shall any alterations or additions be made in any such existing installations, without first filing in the office of the code official a written or telephonic application for a permit to do the work contemplated, except as provided in this code. Such application shall describe in detail the nature of the work, the location thereof by street and number, the date of the beginning of such work and the tentative completion date thereof. No person shall begin such work unless and until they shall have submitted a proper application and received a permit. In the case of an emergency, work shall be permitted to begin upon the verbal request of the license holder and verbal permission of the code official, upon the condition that such written application shall be filed in the office of the code official without delay. No permit provided for in this section shall be assignable or transferable or used to aid or abet any non-licensed person in the performance of electrical work. Should the code official find that such work is completed in accordance with the provisions of this appendix the official shall, upon the payment of the prescribed inspection fee, approve such work. If the code official should find that the work is not completed in accordance with the provisions of this appendix or that the work was done by a person not certified as hereinafter provided, the code official is hereby empowered and directed, in addition to the other penalties in this appendix, to order the electric power company to disconnect the electric service or power from said building, structure or premise where such work has been done or disconnect the electric service or power from that portion of the building, structure or premise where such work was done. It shall be unlawful to use or permit the use of or to supply electric current for heating, lighting or power in any building, structure, or premise unless the required permit has been issued by the code official.

Exceptions:

1. Minor repair work, including the replacement of lamps, fuses or breakers up to 60 amps.

2. The installation, alteration or repair work, performed by a Public Service Agency or Public Utility, of communication equipment located outdoors or in building spaces used exclusively for such installations (commonly known as regulated work), up to the customer's point of demarcation, and which is under the exclusive control of that utility or agency.

3. The installation, alteration or repair of electrical equipment of a power or public service company for its use in the generation, transmission, distribution or metering of electricity.

4. Buildings, structures or premises owned and operated by the United States of America or the State of Missouri.

E-106-2.1 Homeowners: Any permit required by this code shall be permitted to be issued to any person to do work regulated by this code in a single family dwelling (Use Group R-3) used exclusively for living purposes including the usual accessory buildings thereto, provided that such person is the bona fide owner of such dwelling and accessory buildings, and that the same are occupied by said owner, provided that said owner shall personally purchase all material and shall personally perform all labor in connection therewith; and said owner can show evidence upon application that they have the capability of actually performing the work and has knowledge of the code requirements concerning such application and agrees to perform such work in accord with the code requirements. Single Family (R-3) residential homeowners qualifying as above must pass a written test. This test shall be administered without charge. The applicant shall pay for all permits required by this code. This permit shall be limited to additions, repairs or modifications of existing systems.

E-106-3 Notices and orders: The code official shall issue all necessary notices or orders to assure compliance with this code. The notice to the person having responsibility for the building or structure found by the code official to be dangerous or in violation of this code shall be directed to that person by name, if known; if not known, then under the name of the owner or owners of the building or structure as indicated by the records of the Saint Louis Recorder of Deeds Office, and shall be served in any one of the following ways:

A) Deliver to owner--by causing said notice to be delivered to such owner, either in the City of Saint Louis or elsewhere.

B) Posting--by posting a copy of such notice upon the building or structure or premises.

C) Mailing--by mailing such notice or copy thereof enclosed in a sealed envelope, postage prepaid, directed to such owner, either at the owner's place of business or residence address in the city or elsewhere, said notice to be deemed served twenty-four hours after the mailing of said notice, in case it is directed to the business or residence address of the owner in the city. Provided that if said owner or owners be nonresidents of the city and have no business addresses or offices in the city, then the said notice shall be deemed served at the end of such period after the mailing thereof as in the ordinary course of transmission of the mail by the United States Postal Service.

D) Publication--by publication in a newspaper of general circulation in the City of Saint Louis or in the "The City Journal," said notice to be deemed served twenty-four hours after publication.

E-106-4 Inspections: The code official shall make all of the required inspections, or shall be permitted to accept reports of inspection by authoritative and recognized services or individuals. All reports of such inspections shall be in writing and certified by a responsible officer of such authoritative service or by the responsible individual. The code official is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report upon unusual technical issues that arise.

E-106-5 Identification: The code official shall carry proper identification when inspecting structures or premises in the performance of duties under this code.

E-106-6 Rule making authority: The code official shall have authority as necessary in the interest of public health, safety and general welfare, to adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to interpret and implement the provisions of this code to secure the intent thereof and to designate requirements applicable because of local climatic or other conditions. Such rules shall have the effect of furthering or interpreting electrical safety.

E-106-7 Department records: The code official shall keep official records of electrical applications received, permits, licenses issued, fees collected, reports of inspections, and notices and orders issued. Such records shall be retained in the official records for three years except notices and orders which have been complied need not be kept.

SECTION E-107-0 APPROVAL

E-107-1 Approved materials and equipment: All materials, equipment and devices shall be approved by a nationally recognized testing agency and shall be constructed and installed in accordance with such approval.

E-107-2 Modifications: For minor variations and where there are practical difficulties or undue hardship, the code official shall have the right to vary or modify the provisions of this code upon application by the owner or the owner's representative, provided that the spirit and intent of the law is observed and public health, safety and welfare is assured.

E-107-3 Materials and equipment reuse: Materials, equipment and devices shall not be reused unless such elements have been reconditioned, tested and placed in good and proper working condition and approved by the code official.

E-107-4 Alternative materials and equipment: The provisions of this code are not intended to prevent the use of any material or equipment not specifically prescribed by this code, provided that any such alternative has been approved. An alternative material, equipment or method of construction shall be approved where the code official finds that the proposed design is satisfactory and complies with the intent of the provisions of this code, and that the material, method or work offered is, for the purpose intended, at least the equivalent of that prescribed in this code in quality, strength, effectiveness, fire resistance, durability and safety.

E-107-4.1 Research and investigations: Sufficient technical data shall be submitted by the applicant to substantiate the proposed use of any material or assembly. If it is determined that the evidence submitted is satisfactory proof of performance for the use intended, the code official shall approve its use subject to the requirements of this code. The costs of all tests, reports and investigations required under these provisions shall be paid by the applicant.

SECTION E-108-0 APPLICATION FOR PERMIT

E-108-1 Permit required: No person shall commence any electrical work until a permit for such work has been issued by the code official. An electrical permit is not required for minor repairs as defined in Section E-103-1. The fees for said permits shall be paid to the City of Saint Louis for each permit herein required. All work shall be done by a person, firm or corporation in whose name the permit or permits required by this section are issued. Any person, firm or corporation who shall fail to comply with or who shall violate any of the provisions of this section shall be subject to the penalty provisions of Section E-116-4.

E-108-2 Form: The application for a permit for electrical work shall be recorded on forms prepared and provided by the code official and accompanied by an adequate written description of the proposed electrical work.

E-108-3 By whom application is made: The application for a permit shall be made by the license holder responsible for the installation of all or part of any electrical system.

E-108-4 Description of work: The applicant shall describe the work to be installed, the location of the work, the use and occupancy of the building in which the work is to be performed and the date such work is to commence.

E-108-5 Construction documents: The code official is authorized to require the submission and approval of construction documents in triplicate showing the nature and extent of the proposed work before a permit is issued. If, in the course of the work, it is found necessary to make any change from the approved construction documents on which a permit has been issued, amended construction documents shall be submitted, and if approved, a supplementary permit shall be issued to cover the change after the same conditions required to secure the original permit have been satisfied.

E-108-6 Amendments to application: Subject to the time limitations of Section E-109-2, amendments to the construction documents, application or other records accompanying the same shall be filed at any time before completion of the work for which the permit is sought or issued. Such amendments shall be deemed part of the original application and shall be filed in the same manner as the original.

SECTION E-109-0 PERMITS

E-109-1 Action on application: The code official shall examine or cause to be examined all applications for permits, and amendments thereto. If the application or construction documents do not conform to the requirements of all pertinent laws relating to electrical systems, such application shall be rejected in writing, by fax or by phone stating the reasons therefor. If the code official is satisfied that the proposed work conforms to the requirements of this code and all laws and ordinances applicable thereto, a permit shall be issued as soon as practicable. An electrical permit shall not be transferable.

E-109-2 Time limitation of permit: A permit for any proposed work shall be deemed to have been abandoned six months after the date of filing, unless such permit has been diligently prosecuted. The code official shall be permitted to grant one or more extensions of time for additional periods not exceeding one hundred eighty days if there is reasonable cause.

E-109-3 Previous approvals: Except for unsafe electrical systems or installations, this code shall not require changes in the electrical system of a building for which a lawful permit has been heretofore issued or otherwise lawfully authorized, and the installation of which shall have been actively prosecuted within 90 days after the effective date of this code and completed with dispatch.

E-109-6 Revocation of permit: The code official shall revoke a permit or approval issued under the provisions of this code in case of any false statement or misrepresentation of fact in the application or on the construction documents upon which the permit or approval was based. A permit shall also be considered for revocation under the following provisions:

1. The owner of the property or the contractor shall request cancellation in writing stating the reasons for the request for cancellation. No refund of fees shall be made.

2. The code official shall be permitted to revoke the permit for fraud, for non-compliance with the code or for failure to pay the prescribed fees.

E-109-6.1 Work not in compliance: Should the electrical contractor install work that is not in compliance with the electrical, fire or building code, the contractor shall be directed by the code official to make necessary corrections to assure code compliance and no other permits shall be issued to said contractor until such work is corrected and approved by the code official.

E-109-7 Approval in part: The code official is authorized to issue a permit for the installation of part of an electrical system before the application for the whole system has been submitted, provided adequate information and detailed statements have been filed complying with all the pertinent requirements of this code. Holders of such permits shall proceed at their own risk with the work and without assurance that a permit for the entire system shall be granted.

E-109-8 Start of work: An application for a permit shall be made to the code official at least 24 hours prior to start of work, except for emergency work as set forth in Section E-106-2.

SECTION E-111-0 MOVED STRUCTURES

E-111-1 General: Before any structure that has been moved within or into the City of Saint Louis is occupied, the electrical system shall be inspected and tested for safe operation and compliance with the requirements of this code. The testing shall be done by a licensed electrician.

Exception: Electrical systems within manufactured units bearing certification of the Missouri Public Service Commission.

SECTION E-112-0 CONDITIONS
OF PERMIT

E-112-1 Payment of fees: A permit shall not be issued until the fees prescribed in Section E-113-0 have been paid unless arrangements have been made for monthly billing. A permit shall be permitted to be revoked if payment is returned for insufficient funds or if monthly payments, when allowed, are not made. An additional $25.00 shall be added to each invoice not paid within 60 days of receipt. This fee shall be added each month that the invoice is unpaid.

E-112-2 Compliance with code: The permit shall grant permission to proceed with the work and shall not be construed as authority to violate, cancel or set aside any of the provisions of this code, except as specifically stipulated by variation as granted by the Board of Building Appeals.

E-112-3 Compliance with permit: All work shall conform to the approved application for which the permit has been issued and any approved amendments thereto.

SECTION E-113-0 FEES
AND SURCHARGES

E-113-1 General: Fees for the inspection herein prescribed shall be paid to and collected by the City of Saint Louis. They shall be permitted to be billed monthly.

E-113-2 Fees: Table E-113-2 represents the electrical inspection fees that are to be collected.

Table E-113-2

Electrical Inspection Fees

Item

Inspection fee first unit

Inspection fee each unit additional

Minimum fee

Remarks and requirements

Electrical outlets (A)

$ 40.00

$ 1.00

$ 40.00

Commercial/Industrial

Service equipment under 600 volts (B)

 

 

 

Other than R-2 or R-3 Use Groups

 a) Applies to service up to and including 200 ampere

$ 40.00

$ 30.00

$ 40.00

(Commercial/Industrial)

 b) Service over 200 ampere and up to and including 400 ampere

$ 50.00

$ 35.00

$ 50.00

 

 c) Service over 400 ampere and up to and including 600 ampere

$ 75.00

$ 35.00

$ 75.00

 

 d) Service over 600 ampere

$125.00

$ 75.00

$125.00

 

Service equipment over 600 volts (B)

$125.00

$ 75.00

$125.00

 

Panel boards and switchboard sections (C)

$ 40.00

$ 10.00

$ 40.00

 

Transformers (D)

$ 40.00

$ 10.00

$ 40.00

 

X-rays (E)

$ 40.00

$ 10.00

$ 40.00

 

Carnivals--per location (F)

$ 50.00

 

$ 50.00

Inspection of wiring and electrical equipment

Reinspections (G) (H) (I)

$ 25.00

 

$ 25.00

Disconnected service or change of tenant or at request of owner for old installations

Reinspection for certification (L)

$100.00

 

$100.00

 

Residential (J)

 

 

Residential R-2 or R-3 Use Groups. Additional units at same premise and on same visit

 

 Repair or modify

$ 40.00

$ 30.00

$ 40.00

 

 Repair or modify with Service

$ 50.00

$ 40.00

$ 50.00

 

 Service only

$ 40.00

$ 30.00

$ 40.00

 

Residential new construction, including rehab of over 50% (K)

$ 80.00

$ 60.00

$ 80.00

 

 

NOTES: A.

Electrical Outlets--Each and every point on the electrical system where power or light is derived for any purpose whatsoever. Each point on communications, data, burglar or fire alarm equipment shall be considered an electrical outlet. In computing for signs, each 500 watts of load or fraction thereof shall be considered an electrical outlet. In computing outlets for fluorescent fixtures, each fixture shall be counted as an electrical outlet.

B.

Service Equipment--Each and every point on the electrical system where power is derived from the public utility system or a private generating plant.

C.

Panel Boards and Switchboard Sections--Each and every point on the electrical system where switches or protective devices are mounted on individual panel or single framework.

D.

Transformers--Each and every point on the electrical system where the primary voltage is either increased or decreased. This shall be limited to transformers 25kw or larger.

E.

X-Rays--Each and every point on the electrical system where an individual x-ray device or machine is served.

F.

Carnivals--A fee of $50.00 shall be charged for the inspection of a carnival or circus wiring and electrical equipment. When theatrical or carnival companies change location, an inspection shall be required of each new location.

G.

Reinspections--Disconnected Service--A fee of $25.00 shall be charged for reinspection of structures or premises which have not been in use for a period of six months. It shall be unlawful to use, or permit the use of, or to supply electric current for heating, lighting or power in any structure or on any premise until the required reinspection has been made. Should required inspection not be applied for, the Building Commissioner shall order the Electric Power Company, who, upon receiving notice from the Building Commissioner shall immediately disconnect the electric service or current to such building, structure or premises and no electric service or current shall be furnished until so ordered by the Building Commissioner.

H.

Reinspections--Old Installations--For inspection of old installations of electrical work made upon request of the owner, tenant or buyer and issuance of certificates thereon, a fee of $25.00 shall be charged and payable prior to the inspection.

I.

Reinspections--Faulty or Incomplete work--Where a reinspection is required to be made due to faulty workmanship, work not completed or unable to gain entry at the time of a requested inspection, a reinspection charge of $25.00 shall be levied.

J.

Inspections--Rewiring--Inspection of rewiring, rehabilitation, additions and alterations to existing electrical wiring and equipment installation to Residential R-2 and R-3 Use Group, where no new electrical service is to be installed, shall be made for a fee of $40.00 for the initial residential (housing) unit and $30.00 for each additional residential (housing) unit in the same site. This shall include burglar and fire alarm systems. Where new electrical service is to be installed in buildings designated and described above, and as part of rewiring, rehabilitation, additions and alterations to electrical systems and equipment installation, the inspection fee shall be $50.00 for the first unit and $40.00 for each additional residential (housing) unit in the same building on the same site. Where a new electrical service only is installed, the inspection fee shall be $40.00 and $30.00 for each additional service installed at the same building on the same site.

K.

Inspections--New Construction--Inspection of new construction in Residential R-2 and R-3 Use Group, which would include new electrical service shall be made for a fee of $80.00 for the first residential (housing) unit, and $60.00 for each additional residential (housing) unit in the same building on the same site.

A.

Reinspection for Certification - Inspections of nursing homes, drug rehabilitations and similar facilities shall be made for $100.00.

E-113-2.1 City of Saint Louis Projects: Electrical permit fees shall be waived for contractors working in facilities owned and operated by the City of Saint Louis. This shall apply only to those structures located within the geographic limits of the City of Saint Louis. This shall apply only to those structures located within the geographic limits of the City of Saint Louis. However, permits and inspections shall be required.

E-113-3 Fees for abandoned work or revoked permit: Fees shall not be waived or forgiven for any electrical permit that has been abandoned or revoked. The fees shall be computed from Table E-113-2 as if all work had been completed. A $25.00 fee shall be charged for all canceled electrical permits.

E-113-4 Work started surcharge: In case any work for which a permit required by this code is started or proceeded with prior to the permit being issued, the total normal fees applicable shall be increased by the amount as set forth in Table E-113-4. The payment of said surcharge shall not relieve any persons from fully complying with the requirements of this code for performance or execution of the work, nor from other penalties prescribed by law.

Table E-113-4
Schedule for Surcharge

Permit fee

Surcharge

$0 to $50

$ *30.00

$51 to $200

90.00

$201 to $500

240.00

$501 to $2,000

360.00

$2,001 to $10,000

480.00

over $10,000

1,000.00

SECTION E-114-0 INSPECTION

E-114-1 During installation: During the installation of electric systems and equipment, the code official shall make inspections to insure compliance with the provisions of this code.

Exception: Where applications for unusual design or magnitude of construction are filed or where code reference standards require special or engineering inspections, the code official is authorized to require project representation by an engineer. This project representative shall keep records and submit reports as required by the code official. This special professional service requirement shall be determined prior to the issuance of the permit and shall be a prerequisite for the permit issuance. All fees and costs related to the performance of special professional services shall be borne by the owner.

E-114-2 Concealing work: Work in connection with an electric system shall not be covered or concealed until it has been inspected and permission to conceal has been approved. The code official shall have the authority to require any concealment to be removed. Failure to comply with this order of the code official shall result in condemnation of the structure or any part thereof and prohibition of occupancy.

E-114-2.1 Notice before concealing: Every contractor, after the completion of any electrical work, shall notify the Electrical Inspection Section before it is concealed. This notice shall describe in detail the work done, giving the address by street and number, and the permit number; and thereupon the code official shall inspect same. The surcharge for failure to notify the code official before concealing work shall be as set forth in Table E-113-4.

E-114-3 Final inspections: Upon completion of the electrical work and before final approval is given, a final inspection shall be made. All violations of the code and any approved construction documents and permit shall be noted, and the holder of the permit shall be notified of the violations.

E-114-3.1 Notice: Every contractor, within twenty-four hours after the completion of any electrical work, shall notify the Electrical Inspection Section. This notice shall describe in detail the work done, giving the address by street and number, and the permit number, and thereupon the code official shall inspect same. The surcharge for failure to notify the code official shall be as set forth in Table E-113-4.

E-114-4 Reinspection--Discontinued service: An electrical inspection shall be required on structures from which the service has been disconnected and structures which have not been in use for six months or more prior to the restoration of service. An application shall be made and the fee set forth in Table E-113-2 shall be paid to receive such inspection. If the system is found to be satisfactory, the code official shall notify the electrical utility that service be restored.

E-114-5 Right of entry: In the discharge of duties, the code official or an authorized representative shall have the authority to enter at any reasonable time any building, structure or premise in the City of Saint Louis for which a permit has been issued and for which a notice of approval has not been issued in accordance with Section E-118-0.

For all other buildings, structures or premises, when the code official has reasonable cause to believe that a code violation exists, the code official is authorized to enter the building, structure or premise at reasonable times to inspect. Prior to entering a space not otherwise open to the general public, the code official shall make a reasonable effort to locate the owner or other person having charge or control of the building, structure or premises, present proper identification and request entry. If requested entry is refused or not obtained, the code official shall pursue recourse as provided by law.

E-114-6 Legal compliance: All legal assistance necessary to effect compliance of the electrical systems of such premise with this section shall be supplied to the code official by the City Counselor and other City of Saint Louis agencies. The Fire and Police Departments of the City of Saint Louis shall, upon request, assist the code official in the enforcement of this code.

SECTION E-115-0 WORKMANSHIP

E-115-1 General: All work shall be conducted, installed and completed in a workmanlike manner so as to secure the results intended by this code.

SECTION E-116-0 VIOLATIONS

E-116-1 Unlawful acts: It shall be unlawful to install, extend, alter, repair or maintain electrical systems in or adjacent to buildings except in conformity with this code. It shall also be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to state, advertise, write, print or in any way infer that they perform electrical work or hold a license as an Electrical Contractor, Communications Contractor, Industrial Electrician or Limited Elevator Electrical Contractor in the City of Saint Louis without actually holding such license. This shall include, but not be limited to, business cards, bills or advertising in any manner. In addition, it shall be unlawful to use a license in such a way that enables unlicensed persons, firms or corporations without a certificate to perform work in the City of Saint Louis.

E-116-1.1 Unlawful use: It shall be unlawful to use, or permit the use of, or to supply electric current for heating, lighting or power in any structure or on any premises until the required reinspection has been made and a certificate of approval issued by the code official. Should the required inspection not be applied for and the certificate of approval not issued, the code official shall be permitted to order the electric power company to immediately disconnect the electric service, power, or current from such building, structure or premise. The electric power company, upon receiving notice from the code official shall immediately disconnect the electric service or current to such building, structure or premise and no electric service or current shall be furnished until so ordered by the code official.

E-116-2 Notice of violation: The code official shall serve a written notice of violation or order, as heretofore described in Section E-106-3, to the person, firm or corporation responsible for the installation of electrical work in violation of the provisions of this code, or in violation of a detailed statement or a plan approved thereunder, or in violation of a permit or license issued under the provisions of this code. Such order shall direct the discontinuance of the illegal action or condition and the abatement of the violation. Failure to comply with the written order of the code official shall result in revocation of the bond and/or license of that person, firm or corporation.

E-116-2.1 Method of notice: If the inspection, reinspection, or test reveals failure of any new installation, addition, alteration or replacement to comply with the provisions of this code, the installation shall be declared unlawful by the code official, and a written notice of violation shall be given or mailed to either the responsible individual, person, firm or corporation to whom the permit was issued, or to the owner of the structure, or both; or to the legally authorized representative of the permit holder, owner or both.

E-116-3 Prosecution of violation: If the notice of violation is not complied with in a reasonable time, the code official shall be permitted to request the legal counsel of the City of Saint Louis to institute the appropriate proceedings at law or in equity to restrain, correct or abate such violation, or to require the removal or termination of the unlawful use of any electrical system in violation of the provisions of this code or of the order or direction made pursuant thereto.

E-116-3.1 Noncompliance: On new construction, alterations, additions or replacements, violations not complied within the time cited shall be permitted to be referred to court. On existing structures which involve occupancy, general rehabilitation, or other problems which involve the development of construction documents and/or issuance of a building permit, restoration to original occupancy, or other problems which require concurrent action by other departments of the City of Saint Louis, the code official shall be permitted to make the compliance date of any violation notice with regard to any given premise coincide with the compliance date of violations against the same premise by said other departments of the City of Saint Louis.

E-116-4 Violation penalties: Any person, partnership or corporation who shall violate any provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall install electrical work in violation of approved construction documents or directive of the code official, or of a permit or license issued under the provisions of this code, shall be fined not more than five hundred dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding thirty days or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed as a separate and distinct offense.

E-116-5 Abatement of violation: The imposition of the penalties herein prescribed shall not preclude the legal officer of the City of Saint Louis from instituting appropriate action to prevent unlawful construction or to restrain, correct or abate a violation, or to prevent illegal occupancy of a building, structure or premise, or to stop an illegal act, the conduct of business or the use of a building, structure or premise.

E-116-6 Appeals: Anyone aggrieved by a decision of the code official shall be allowed to file an appeal within 30 days of the decision to the Board of Building Appeals as set forth in the current Building Code.

SECTION E-117-0 STOP WORK ORDER

E-117-1 Notice: Upon notice from the code official that work on any building or structure is being prosecuted contrary to the provisions of this code or in an unsafe and dangerous manner, or without permit, such work shall be immediately stopped upon issuance of a stop work order. The stop work order shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property involved, or to the owner's agent, or to the person doing the work. It shall state the conditions under which work will be permitted to resume. The work shall not resume until approval is granted and the stop work order is lifted by the code official.

E-117-2 Unlawful continuance: Any person who shall continue any electrical work in or about the structure after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe conditions, shall be subject to immediate arrest and, if convicted, be subject to the penalty provisions of Section E-116-4.

SECTION E-118-0 NOTICE OF APPROVAL

E-118-1 Approval: After final inspections indicate that the work complies in all respects with this code, a notice of approval shall be issued by the code official.

E-118-2 Temporary/partial occupancy: Upon the request of the holder of a permit, the code official shall be permitted to issue a temporary authorization before the entire work covered by the permit is completed, provided that such portion or portions will be put into service safely prior to full completion of the structure without endangering public health or welfare.

SECTION E-119-0 UNSAFE CONDITIONS

E-119-1 General: All electrical installations, regardless of type, which constitute a hazard to human life, health, welfare or property are hereby declared illegal, and shall be abated by repair and rehabilitation or removal, or by cessation of service.

SECTION E-120-0 EMERGENCY MEASURES

E-120-1 Imminent danger: When there is an actual and immediate condition which would endanger life, the code official hereby is authorized and empowered to order and require the occupants to vacate a structure forthwith. The code official shall cause to be posted at each entrance to such structure a notice reading as follows: THIS STRUCTURE IS UNSAFE AND HAS BEEN CONDEMNED FOR OCCUPANCY. It shall be unlawful for any person to enter such structure except for the purpose of making the required repairs or removal. The procedure for this notice shall be as set out in Section 120.0 of the building code of the City of Saint Louis, as amended.

SECTION E-121-0 COMMITTEE OF ELECTRICAL EXAMINERS

E-121-1 Qualifications; Term of office; Appointment: The Mayor is hereby authorized and directed to appoint five persons to serve as members of the Committee of Electrical Examiners. One member shall be a Journeyman Electrician who shall have been engaged in the electrical business for a period of not less than five years; one member shall be a licensed electrical contractor who shall have continuously engaged in the electrical contracting business for at least five years; one member shall be a registered professional engineer specializing in electrical engineering; one member shall be a registered architect; one member shall be selected from the public at large. All members shall be residents of the City of Saint Louis and at least twenty-one years of age.

E-121-2 Term of office: All appointments shall be made for a term of four years except appointments to fill vacancies which shall be for the unexpired term. The Committee shall select one of its members who shall serve as Chairman until the Chairman's successor is elected. The Committee shall, from time to time, adopt such rules and regulations as may be reasonably necessary to govern its procedure and to carry out the provisions of this appendix.

E-121-3 Compensation: The members of the Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be compensated for services rendered on a per meeting basis as established by Civil Service provisions for such committees.

E-121-4 Meetings: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall meet as directed by the Chairman.

E-121-5 Quorum: A majority of the members of said Committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business.

E-121-6 Duties of the Committee of Electrical Examiners: It shall be the duty of the Committee of Electrical Examiners to maintain minutes of their meetings and to ascertain by written and oral examination the knowledge and experience of all applicants for a license to engage in the business as described in Section E-122-0 of this code, to issue, refuse to issue, suspend or revoke the license to those who successfully pass the examinations of the Committee of Electrical Examiners. The examination shall be designed to test and ascertain the applicant's knowledge, skill, ability, and competency in practical electrical installations, electrical theory and practice, and the knowledge of the provisions of this code. The scores of all written and oral examinations and minutes of meetings shall be public record available for public inspection.

E-121-7 Appeals: Whenever any person, firm or corporation shall be aggrieved by any finding or decision of the code official regarding any matter covered by Section E-122-0 of this code, they shall appeal this finding or decision within ten days to the Committee of Electrical Examiners. The Committee of Electrical Examiners may promulgate rules pertaining to the conduct of their Committee and may prescribe the form of such appeal. The fee for such filing shall be as set forth in Table E-122-8. The decision of the Committee of Electrical Examiners may be further appealed to the Board of Building Appeals within thirty days of the decision of the Committee of Electrical Examiners.

SECTION E-122-0 LICENSE

E-122-1 Types of license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall grant the following licenses to engage in the electrical contracting business.

E-122-1.1 Electrical contractors license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be and is hereby authorized to grant a license to any person found to be qualified to engage in the business of installing, erecting or altering any electrical service or equipment and making service corrections on material, wiring, fixtures, machinery and other apparatus to be used, or in use for the generation and utilization of electricity, the transmission of light, lighting (direct or indirect), heat, air conditioning, or power in or on any building or premise in the City of Saint Louis; or for installing, erecting or altering electrical apparatus for remote controls or systems that are pertinent to public health or safety; or grounding or bonding of any type, including static or cathodic; and all raceways. This shall include, but not be limited to, all circuits or systems such as fire alarms, security devices, card readers, and burglar alarms that interface with or control building systems or circuits which are interrupted or completed by remote means, such as AC/DC, radio frequencies of any kind, radio frequency shielding, optical fiber cables and raceways, closed-loop and programmed power distribution, photocells, or lasers, or any work or part thereof as specified in this code.

All equipment wiring in a device greater than twenty-four volts shall be installed by a licensed Electrical Contractor.

E-122-1.1.1 Hybrid systems: Where hybrid cables and interface devices are installed, as referenced in Section 800-53 (E), for either immediate or future use, they shall be installed by the holder of a license as a Communications Contractor and a holder of a license as an Electrical Contractor, each of whom shall work within the scope of their individual licenses. They shall also be permitted to be installed exclusively by a holder of a license as an Electrical Contractor.

E-122-1.2 Communications contractors license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be and is hereby authorized to grant a limited license to allow any person found to be qualified to engage in the business of installing or repairing low voltage limited energy voice communication equipment, which shall include the installing or repairing of burglar alarm systems, and/or fire alarm systems. Public address systems, wired music systems and associated amplifiers from the output shall be permitted to be installed or serviced by holders of a license as a Communications Contractor. Other work permitted to be performed by a Communications Contractor shall include: telephones, telephone outlets, burglar alarm outlets consisting of door contacts, window contacts, local alarm bell or horn, touch pads, card readers, motion detectors, infrared detectors, radio and television equipment, community antenna television and radio distribution systems, provided the system does not exceed twenty-four volts nominal.

E-122-1.3 Limited elevator electrical contractors license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be and is hereby authorized to grant a license to allow any person found to be qualified to engage in the business of installation of wiring used in connection with elevators. Such work shall be limited to elevator equipment located in the hoistway or machine room, and shall be permitted to be interconnected.

E-122-1.4 Industrial electricians license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be and is hereby authorized to grant a license to allow any person found to be qualified to engage in the work of installing, erecting or maintaining electrical wiring, fixtures, apparatus, equipment, devices or components thereof that are used in or on industrial buildings and premises occupied by the license holder. The license shall be issued in the name of the company for which the industrial electrician does work. This license is limited to that company's premises only. The Industrial Electrician must be a full-time employee of that company.

E-122-2 Application for license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall receive, record and preserve all applications from persons made for a license to engage in any kind of business aforesaid so long as such license is in effect. An applicant for a license must be at least twenty-one years of age, be employed in the contracting business full time (minimum 40 hours per week) by only one employer, and satisfy one of the following experience requirements:

1. An applicant for a license shall furnish written evidence that he or she is a graduate electrical engineer of an accredited college or university and has two years practical electrical experience in the construction industry, or that he or she is a graduate of an electrical trade school and has at least four years of practical experience on electrical work or that he or she has had at least two years of practical experience in planning, laying out, supervising and installing wiring, apparatus, or equipment for electrical light, heat and power beyond the practical experience requirements for a journeyman's certificate as recognized by the United States Bureau of Labor Standards; or

2. An applicant shall submit written evidence that he or she has had at least six years of previous practical experience, in personally installing, altering or repairing electric wiring for electric light, heat or power. In lieu of previous practical experience, credit shall be permitted to be allowed for each year of successful completion of a recognized trade school if the majority of courses taken by the applicant were primarily directed at education in the electrical industry. No credit shall be granted any applicant for experience gained while doing work which is ordinarily incidental to or associated with the electrical industry or for any experience gained illegally as determined as by the Committee of Electrical Examiners. Letters of reference from certified electrical contractors shall be submitted attesting to applicant's practical experience and character; or

3. An applicant shall be a graduate of any two year trade school or technical college of recognized standing and, in addition shall have had four years of practical experience in an occupation or business governed by the Committee of Electrical Examiners. Letters of reference from licensed electrical contractors shall be submitted attesting to applicant's practical experience and character.

If a corporation or a business registered under the Fictitious Name Act, Section 417.200 R.S.MO. 1969, the applicant must be a full-time employee of the corporation or business.

Each application shall bear the name of the individual applicant and be signed by the applicant.

The code official shall submit each such application to the Committee of Electrical Examiners, and upon approval, applicant shall pass the prescribed test (recognized for 1 year from the date of testing).

E-122-2.1 Business requirements: If a license holder is establishing or operating a business, the license holder must:

1. be a full-time (minimum 40 hours per week) employee of one company only, and shall not serve in that capacity at the same time for more than one person, partnership or corporation;

2. have and maintain an established street addressed place of business with all necessary occupancy permits; and

3. have and maintain someone in attendance and on premises at same established place of business to receive calls during regular business hours. (Said business hours being defined as Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m.--5:00 p.m., excluding legal holidays); and

4. have and continuously maintain a licensed business answering service during all non-regular business hours;

5. obligated to have all service-type vehicles engaged in the business visibly identified with the name, address and telephone number of the business (minimum 3 inches tall).

E-122-3 Requirements for permits: No person shall engage in any work set forth in this code unless and until:

1. they shall have been granted by the Committee of Electrical Examiners a license to engage in the business specified in their application;

2. they shall have made the deposit and furnished the bond, hereinafter prescribed, and obtained the license, hereinbefore prescribed;

3. they shall have all current permit fees paid.

No person shall install or cause to have installed any of the work hereinbefore named unless such work shall be done by a person complying with the provisions of this code.

E-122-4 Bonds required: Prior to acceptance of any application, the applicant for an electrical contractor, industrial electrician or limited elevator electrical contractor license shall file with the Electrical Inspection Section an indemnifying bond with good and sufficient sureties and in the sum of ten thousand dollars. The applicant for a communications contractor license shall file with the Electrical Inspection Section an indemnifying bond with good and sufficient sureties in the sum of five thousand dollars. Such bonds shall name as insured the City of Saint Louis, for the use and benefit of any person with whom such applicant shall thereafter contract to do electrical contracting, communications contracting, limited elevator electrical contracting or industrial electrical work, to indemnify any such person for damages sustained on account of the failure of such applicant to perform the work as contracted, in accordance with the provisions and requirements hereof relating to the performance of electrical contracting, communications contracting, limited elevator electrical contracting or industrial electrical work. Such indemnifying bond shall be written by a person, firm or corporation authorized to do business in the State of Missouri and shall be approved by the Comptroller of the City of Saint Louis prior to the issuance of a license.

E-122-5 Renewal of license: Each holder of a license as set forth in Sections E-122-1.1 thru E-122-1.4 shall renew their license annually subject to the fees specified in Table E-112-8. Proof of continuing education or the equivalent on the scope of the license within the current Electrical Code shall be provided at the time of renewal. A minimum of .6 CEU's, or 6 classroom hours, shall be required.

E-122-5.1 Change of name: Each holder of a license as set forth in Sections E-122-1.1 through E-122-1.4 shall, upon changing the name of their company or corporation, notify the Electrical Inspection Office and are subject to the license renewal fees in Table E-122-8.

E-122-6 Revocation of license: The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall be authorized to revoke any license hereby granted after public hearing pursuant to the notice requirements of this code where the Committee of Electrical Examiners finds any of the following:

1. That the license holder has intentionally violated any of the provisions of this code or any other provision of the codes adopted by the City of Saint Louis.

2. That the certificate holder is found to be negligent in their work or found to be unfit or incompetent in the work of electrical or communication contracting.

3. That the license holder has obtained permits for personnel not licensed by the Committee of Electrical Examiners, not in their employ, or not under their immediate supervision.

4. That the license holder supervising performance of the business has served in that capacity at the same time for more than one person, partnership or corporation.

5. That the license holder is in arrears on payment of any City of Saint Louis tax levies, business license fees, or indemnifying bonds. Notice to the Committee shall be in writing from the appropriate agency.

6. That the license holder is in arrears on payment of electrical permit fees.

7. That the license holder has failed to maintain their bond or has interrupted the coverage. This shall result in the forfeiture of the license. Any lapse shall require re-application to the Board of Electrical Examiners along with the proper fees.

Exception: License holders who have properly notified the Board of Electrical Examiners that they are not serving in that capacity for a certain employer, but continue to work in the Electrical industry.

The Committee of Electrical Examiners shall immediately notify the License Collector and the code official of such revocation in writing. The License Collector shall forthwith revoke the business license of the license holder upon receipt of said notice.

E-122-7 License collectors authority: The License Collector is hereby authorized to issue annual business licenses to electrical contractors, communication contractors, limited elevator electrical contractors and industrial electricians upon submission of the license issued by the Committee of Electrical Examiners to engage in their respective electrical field.

E-122-8 Application fee: The application fee for electrical contractors, industrial electricians, communications contractors and limited elevator electrical contractors shall be charged as specified in Table E-122-8 on a per exam basis. Such fee is not refundable.

Table E-122-8
Application for License Fees*

Item

Fee

Duration

Section

Remarks and  requirements

Committee of electrical examiners

 

 

 

 

 Appeal filing fee

$140.00

 

E-121-7

 

License

 

 

Charged per application for license

 

 Electrical contractor:

 

 

 

 

 Application fee

$100.00

 

E-122-1.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 License renewal

$100.00

1 Year

 

 

 Communication contractor:

 

 

Charged per application for license

 

 Application fee

$100.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 License renewal

$100.00

1 Year

 

 

 Limited elevator electrical contractor:

 

 

Charged per application for license

 

 Application fee

$100.00

 

E-122-1.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 License renewal

$100.00

1 Year

 

 

 Industrial electrician:

 

 

Charged per application for license

 

 Application fee

$100.00

 

E-122-1.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 License renewal

$100.00

1 Year

 

 

The license holder is responsible for the payment of all fees for permits and licenses owed by the company, corporation or partnership for which he holds the license.

 E-122-9 Examination fee: Examination fees shall be charged by the testing agency on a per exam basis.;hn0(Ord. 65020 3 (part), 2000.)

 

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