1432.01  DEFINITIONS.
   As used in this Building and Housing Code, unless otherwise expressly provided:
   (a)   “Electrical wiring” applies to all electrical conductors, wiring methods, fixture outlets, equipment, devices and all gaseous tubes installed, used or to be used or maintained in the City.  A license and permits will not be required for the following, which are not considered electrical wiring:  the replacement of fuses, lamps, wall switches, receptacles and sockets; the attachment of portable appliances to existing outlets; the repairing of appliances, motors and other devices, when not attached to permanent wiring; wiring which is an integral part of machinery, appliances, apparatus and vehicles; and electric wiring otherwise exempted in this Building and Housing Code.
   (b)   “Fixture” means a fixed device attached to the wiring system and having one or more lamp holders, or each ten feet or fraction thereof of gaseous tube, if jointly installed.
   (c)   “New circuit” means one which has never before been installed in a structure or connected to the public electrical system through the distribution panel.
   (d)   “Outlet” means a fixed point of a wiring system, from which current may be taken, or each switch point (not on panels or on fixtures), or each ten feet or fraction thereof of strip  wiring.
   (e)   “Raceway” means any channel for holding wires, cables or busbars, which is designed expressly for, and used solely for, this purpose.  Raceways may be of metal or insulating material.  The word includes rigid metal conduit, rigid nonmetallic conduit, flexible metal conduit, electrical metallic tubing, underfloor raceways, cellular concrete floor raceways, cellular metal floor raceways, surface raceways, structural raceways, wire-ways and busways. 
(Ord. 42-1981.  Passed 2-23-81.)