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(A) The Electrical Inspector or his assistants or deputies shall have the right during reasonable hours to enter any building or premises in the discharge of his duties, or for the purpose of making any inspection, reinspection or test of the electrical equipment contained therein or its installation, except as to areas which are involved in the production of confidential devices for the United States government, and for such areas, the Inspector will first obtain proper authority from the bureau involved to enter the confidential area before making his inspection.
(B) When any electrical equipment is found by the Electrical Inspector to be dangerous to persons or property because it is defective, or defectively installed, the person responsible for the electrical equipment shall be notified, and shall make any changes or repairs required, in the judgment of the Electrical Inspector, to place the equipment in safe condition, and if the work is not completed within 15 days or any longer period that may be specified by the Electrical Inspector in the notice, the Electrical Inspector shall have the authority to disconnect or order the discontinuance of electric service to the electrical equipment. In cases of emergency where necessary for safety to persons or property, or where electrical equipment may interfere with the work of the Fire Department, the Electrical Inspector shall have the authority to immediately disconnect or cause the disconnection of electrical equipment.
(C) The Electrical Inspector may delegate his powers or duties to any of his assistants or deputies to enforce any and all sections of this chapter.
(1967 Code, § 6-6)
(D) It shall be the duty of the Electrical Inspector to enforce the provisions of this chapter. He may, upon application, grant permits for the installation or alteration of electrical equipment, and he shall make inspections of electrical installations, all as provided in this chapter. He shall keep complete records of all permits issued, inspections and reinspections made and other official work performed in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
(1967 Code, § 6-7)
(E) Personnel of the Electrical Inspector's office shall from time to time inspect buildings, homes and other premises in the city in order to locate and secure the correction of all conditions which constitute potential fire hazards.
(1967 Code, § 6-8)
(F) The Electrical Inspector's office shall be equipped with the apparatus and other equipment as may be required from time to time to maintain its efficiency and properly protect and safeguard life and property.
(1967 Code, § 6-10)
(Ord. passed 11-14-1966)