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(a) No provision of this chapter shall be interpreted to require registration for officials or employees of public or Municipal utility organizations to engage in the installation, alteration, repair, maintenance or utilization of any device, appliance, installation or appurtenance forming part of equipment for the generation, transmission or distribution of any commodity or service which such public utility organization is authorized by law to furnish or provide.
(b) No provision of this chapter shall be interpreted to require that the owner of a one-, two- or three-family dwelling be registered or hold a certificate of registration to personally perform work upon the premises. Additionally, no provision of this chapter shall be interpreted to require that the owner of a non-residential structure be registered to hold a certificate of registration to personally perform work upon the premises except those that require state licensing per 1336.05 contained herein. However, this exception shall not apply to any person holding himself or herself out to the public as a building contractor, builder or one engaged in any of the building trades for profit. All such work shall be performed by such owner with the assistance only of employees of the owner or gratuitous help. Such work shall be done in conformity with this chapter and the rules and regulations promulgated hereunder. No work shall be done unless all permits, inspections and approvals required by Part Thirteen of the Codified Ordinances of the City and other applicable City ordinances are secured. For purposes of this division (b), a person shall be deemed to be an employee of an owner only if the owner withholds from the compensation otherwise payable to such person amounts for federal, state and local income taxes.
(Ord. 17-29. Passed 7-10-17.)