The Electrical Inspectors shall not engage directly or indirectly in the sale, furnishing, installation or maintenance of buildings over which he or she have exercised official inspection authority, nor shall he or she maintain a financial interest in any concern engaging in the business in the city. Violation of these provisions shall be good and sufficient cause for suspension and removal. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit the Electrical Inspector from the sale, purchase or maintenance of real property as a personal residence or as investment rental property in the city; provided, however, that the Inspectors shall not exercise official inspection authority over the construction, remodeling or maintenance of the structures or electrical devices located therein.
(1980 Code, § 26.005)