SECTION PM-604  ELECTRICAL FACILITIES
PM-604.1 Facilities required. Every occupied building shall be provided with an electrical system in compliance with the requirements of this Section and Section PM-605.
PM-604.2 Service. The size and usage of appliances and equipment shall serve as a basis for determining the need for additional facilities in accordance with NFPA 70. Dwelling units shall be served by a three-wire, 120/240 volt, single-phase electrical service having a rating of not less than 60 amperes.
PM-604.3 Electrical system hazards. Where it is found that the electrical system in a structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants or the structure by reason of inadequate service, improper fusing, insufficient receptacle and lighting outlets, improper wiring or installation, deterioration or damage, or for similar reasons, the code official shall require the defects to be corrected to eliminate the hazard.
   PM-604.3.1 Abatement of electrical hazards associated with water exposure. The provisions of this Section shall govern the repair and replacement of electrical systems and equipment that have been exposed to water.
      PM-604.3.1.1 Electrical equipment. Electrical distribution equipment, motor circuits, power equipment, transformers, wire, cable, flexible cords, wiring devices, ground fault circuit interrupters, surge protectors, molded case circuit breakers, low-voltage fuses, luminaires, ballasts, motors and electronic control, signaling and communication equipment that have been exposed to water shall be replaced in accordance with the provisions of the International Building Code.
      Exception: The following equipment shall be allowed to be repaired where an inspection report from the equipment manufacturer or approved manufacturer's representative indicates that the equipment has not sustained damage that requires replacement:
         1.   Enclosed switches, rated 600 volts or less;
         2.   Busway, rated 600 volts or less;
         3.   Panelboards, rated 600 volts or less;
         4.   Switchboards, rated 600 volts or less;
         5.   Fire pump controllers, rated 600 volts or less;
         6.   Manual and magnetic motor controllers;
         7.   Motor control centers;
         8.   Alternating current high-voltage circuit breakers;
         9.   Low-voltage power circuit breakers;
         10.   Protective relays, meters and current transformers;
         11.   Low- and medium-voltage switchgear;
         12.   Liquid-filled transformers;
         13.   Cast-resin transformers;
         14.   Wire or cable that is suitable for wet locations and whose ends have not been exposed to water;
         15.   Wire or cable, not containing fillers, that is suitable for wet locations and whose ends have not been exposed to water;
         16.   Luminaires that are listed as submersible;
         17.   Motors;
         18.   Electronic control, signaling and communication equipment.
   PM-604.3.2 Abatement of electrical hazards associated with fire exposure. The provisions of this Section shall govern the repair and replacement of electrical systems and equipment that have been exposed to fire.
      PM-604.3.2.1 Electrical equipment. Electrical switches, receptacles and fixtures, including furnace, water heating, security system and power distribution circuits, that have been exposed to fire, shall be replaced in accordance with the provisions of the International Building Code.
      Exception: Electrical switches, receptacles and fixtures that shall be allowed to be repaired where an inspection report from the equipment manufacturer or approved manufacturer's representative indicates that the equipment has not sustained damage that requires replacement.