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SUBCODE "E" (THE PHILADELPHIA ELECTRICAL CODE) 291
Editor's note:Electrical standards are provided for in Chapter 27 of the 2018 International Building Code as adopted in Title 4, Subcode B, which incorporates NFPA 70 (2017). NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code) can be accessed at: http://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/document-information-pages?mode=code&code=70&tab=editions
Added, Bill No. 030781 (approved December 31, 2003). This subcode "E" repealed and replaced in its entirety previous subcode "E", added by Bill No. 960590-A (approved March 26, 1997), which had replaced previous Title 4.1, which was based on 1964 Ordinances, p. 1262, as amended. Sections 3 and 4 of Bill No. 030781 provide: "Section 3. The provisions of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code added by Section 2 of this Ordinance, so far as they are the same as existing provisions of The Philadelphia Code, shall be construed as a continuation of such provisions and not as new enactments. Section 4. This Ordinance shall take effect as follows: (a) From the time of adoption of this Ordinance until January 1, 2004, an applicant for a permit under one or more of the subcodes of Title 4 of The Philadelphia Code shall have the option of proceeding under the provisions of Title 4 as amended by this Ordinance, or under the provisions of Title 4 as they existed immediately prior to adoption of this Ordinance. (b) Effective January 1, 2004, the provisions of this Ordinance shall apply. (c) Notwithstanding any provision of this Ordinance to the contrary, at the option of the permit applicant, this Ordinance shall not apply to: (1) new buildings or renovations to existing buildings for which an application for a building permit has been made to the City prior to the effective date of this Ordinance; or (2) new buildings or renovations to existing buildings on which a contract for design or construction has been signed prior to the effective date of this Ordinance." Amended, Bill No. 090841-A (approved February 17, 2010). Section E-103, Chapter 2, Section E-201, Chapter 3, Section E-301 and Section E-302 deleted, Bill No. 110833 (approved December 21, 2011).