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(A) Prior to the performance of any electrical work, a permit must be obtained from the Department as required by the Kentucky Building/Residential Codes and KRS Chapter 227.
(B) Applications for electrical permits shall state the names of the owners and contractor name and their state license number, who is to perform the work, and the location where the work is to be performed and provide a full description extent of the work to be done. Applications for permits must be signed by a Commonwealth of Kentucky licensed electrical contractor.
(C) Any person applying for a permit to make an electrical installation on single-family property owned by the applicant shall not be required to have their application signed by a Commonwealth of Kentucky licensed electrical contractor. The permit applicant must own the property and live or intend to live at the location on a full-time basis. However, they shall be required to complete the home owner electrical application affidavit and permit application forms and obtain a permit prior to initiating any work.
(D) An electrical permit shall be valid only for the location stated in the application.
(E) The Department may require a full set of plans and specifications for any proposed electrical work before a permit is issued.
(F) During festivals, conventions, carnivals, or similar occasions of a temporary nature, special permits shall be requested and may be granted by the Department for the installation of an approved system of lighting or as a source of electrical energy to power equipment and electrical rides. Such permits shall be issued for a period of not more than 30 days and may be renewed only at the discretion of the Department.
(G) A permit for temporary electrical current for a period of 90 days may be granted by the Department where an urgent necessity is shown to exist and where no danger will result. The permit requests must be in writing by a Commonwealth of Kentucky licensed electrical contractor.
(H) Any permit shall be void where work covered by such permit is not commenced within 180 days of the date of issuance or stopped for a period exceeding 180 days.
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 150.045) (Jeff. Ord. 3-1980, adopted and effective 2-12-1980; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 158-2007, approved 8-13-2007; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 267-2007, approved 12-10-2007) Penalty, see § 150.999