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(A) The inspector shall at a minimum be notified by any person, firm, or corporation installing any new electrical work, first when rough-in work is complete and, second, when the entire job is complete. The inspector, upon receipt of such notice, shall inspect the work and if the work conforms with the provisions of the code, the inspector shall post a notice of approval at or near the work.
(B) No electrical wiring shall be covered or concealed until approved by the inspector. Should the inspector condemn any of the work for not being in compliance with the code, notice in writing shall be given to the person, firm, or corporation engaged in the installation of the work.
(C) Within 15 days after such notification or within such further reasonable time approved by the Code Official, the work shall be altered or removed, as the case may require to fully comply with the code.
(D) The inspector is hereby empowered to re-inspect all existing wiring, appliances, devices, and equipment coming within the scope of the code. When the installation of any such wiring, appliances, devices and equipment is found to be in a dangerous or unsafe condition, the person, firm or corporation owning, using, or operating the same shall be notified in writing and shall make the necessary repairs or changes required to place such wiring, appliances, devices and equipment in a safe condition. Such work must be completed within 15 days or within the time frame established by the inspector to protect the public. In addition, a penalty may be assessed pursuant to § 150.999(B) if the inspector finds that the electrical work is in violation of the National Electrical Code, without a permit or is in an imminent danger to life or property, as set forth in § 150.047.
(E) The inspector is hereby empowered to disconnect or order the discontinuance of electrical service to such conductors or apparatus found to be in a dangerous or unsafe condition or to have been installed without a permit or not in compliance with the code. The inspector shall attach thereto a notice stating the reasons for such action and it shall be unlawful for any person to remove said notice or to reconnect such conductors or apparatus until the same is placed in a safe and secure condition and approved by the inspector.
(1994 Jeff. Code, § 150.046) (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