The Electrical Inspector shall enforce all laws relating to the installation of electrical wiring, and connections thereto.  When acting in good faith, and without malice in the scope of his or her official duties, he or she shall not himself or herself be held personally liable for any damage that may accrue to persons, or property as the result of any act required by him, or by reason of any act or omission in the discharge of his or her duties.  He or she shall, in the discharge of his or her official duties, and upon proper identification, have authority to enter into any building, structure, or premise at any reasonable hour.  He or she shall perform such other duties, and issue any permits that the governing body may direct.  The Electrical Inspector may be removed at any time for good and sufficient cause by the governing body.
(`77 Code, § 1-217)