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(A) Every habitable room of each dwelling shall contain at least 2 separate floor or wall-type electric convenience outlets or one convenience outlet, and 1 supplied wall or ceiling-type electric light fixture, and every water closet compartment, bathroom, laundry room, furnace room and public hall shall contain at least 1 supplied ceiling or wall-type electric light fixture. Every outlet and fixture shall be properly installed and shall be connected to the source of electric power in a safe manner.
(B) Where there is electric service available to the building or structures, every habitable room of a dwelling or multi-family dwelling shall contain at least 2 separate and remote outlets. Every public hall, water closet compartment, bathroom, laundry room or furnace room, shall contain at least 1 electric light fixture. In addition to the electric light fixture, every bathroom and laundry room shall have at least 1 electric outlet.
(Ord. 3965, passed 2-11-1974)
(C) Every dwelling or dwelling unit, whether owner occupied or let to another for occupancy, shall be supplied with electricity by an Indiana public utility company, and generators or alternative sources of power shall only be used in times of power outage, construction or other emergency for no more than 14 days.
(D) Generators should only be used for temporary power under responsible adult supervision and may not be used inside any area(s) or structure being used as sleeping quarters. All generators should be used only in well ventilated areas and filled with gasoline while outside of the structure, not inside the structure. All fuels should be stored, used and kept outside of the structure, and spills immediately and properly addressed. Generators should be located on the property so as to create the least amount of noise and fume nuisance as to other occupied structures.
(Prior Code, § 96.15) (Ord. 3337, passed 8-7-1961; Am. Ord. 9071, passed 7-26-2010) Penalty, see § 10.99