14E-1-090  Introduction.
The provisions of Article 90 of NFPA 70 are adopted by reference with the following modifications:
1.   Delete subsection 90.1(C) and the subsequent informational note.
2.   Revise subsection 90.2(B)(4) to read:
“Installations of communications equipment under the exclusive control of communications utilities located outdoors or in building spaces used exclusively for such installations, where such installations are under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Commerce Commission or other State or Federal regulatory body”
3.   Revise subsection 90.2(B)(5) to read:
“Installations under the exclusive control of an electric utility where such installations:
a.   Consist of service drops or service laterals, and associated metering, or
b.   Are located in legally established easements or rights-of-way designated by or recognized by public service commissions, utility commissions, or other regulatory agencies having jurisdiction for such installations, or
c.   Are on property owned or leased by the electric utility for the purpose of communications, metering, generation, control, transformation, transmission, energy storage or distribution of electric energy.”
4.   Revise subsection 90.2(C) to read:
Special Permission. The authority having jurisdiction for enforcing this Code may grant exception for the installation of conductors and equipment that are not under the exclusive control of the electric utilities and are used to connect the electric utility supply system to the service conductors of the premises served, provided such installations are outside a building or structure, or terminate immediately inside a building wall. Such special permission shall in all cases be obtained from the authority having jurisdiction in writing prior to the commencement of the installation.”
5.   Revise section 90.4 to read:
"Enforcement. The authority having jurisdiction for enforcement of the Code has the responsibility for making interpretations of the Code, for deciding on the approval of equipment and materials, and for granting the special permission contemplated in specific provisions of the Code.
By special permission, the authority having jurisdiction may waive specific requirements in this Code or permit alternative methods where it is assured that equivalent objectives can be achieved by establishing and maintaining effective safety. In all cases, special permission shall be in accordance with Chapter 14A-10 of the Municipal Code. The authority having jurisdiction may not waive or alter the requirements of 300.22(C)."
6.   Revise section 90.6 to read:
Formal Interpretations. To promote uniformity of interpretation and application of the provisions of this Code, the authority having jurisdiction may issue formal interpretations in accordance with Chapter 14A-10 of the Municipal Code.”
(Amend Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029, Art. VI, § 1; Amend Coun. J. 10-7-20, p. 21791, Art. III, § 1)