[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Massapequa Park 10-31-1977 by L.L. No. 13-1977. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park, wishing to maintain reciprocity with the county and surrounding communities, does hereby adopt the current National Electrical Code in total.
[Amended 12-13-1993 by L.L. No. 21-1993]
The following additions and addenda will be included in the Electrical Code for the Village of Massapequa Park:
All electrical work shall be performed in a workmanlike manner as prescribed by the Village Code and subject to final inspection by a certified electrical inspection agency approved by the Board of Trustees.
[Amended 1-11-2010 by L.L. No. 1-2010]
All applications for permits for electrical work within the boundaries of the Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park shall be accompanied by a set of drawings, in duplicate, containing the work to be done, and a description of materials to be used.
The Incorporated Village of Massapequa Park further adds the following conditions to ensure positive protection for its residents:
Number 12 copper wire shall be the minimum size allowed. It may be Romex (with ground) or BX cable. Any other approved wire in electrical raceways must also maintain a minimum size of Number 12 copper wire, except control wiring.
All habitable rooms in new constructions in residences with double-hung windows or casement windows shall have one (1) three-wire independent circuit within two (2) feet of one (1) window in each room, to be used for air-conditioning units. [Three-wire circuit shall be made available one hundred ten (110) volts or two hundred twenty (220) volts hookup]. A separate circuit is required for each air-conditioning unit.
All furnaces and electric hot-water heaters shall be wired with BX cable and feed lines to said furnaces, etc., to be encased in conduits. Thin wall tubing will be acceptable and suitable.
Aluminum wire, with the exception of service entrance cable, shall be prohibited in both residential and commercial establishments.
Service entrance requirements shall conform to Long Island Lighting Company requirements and specifications and shall be subject to inspection and approval by said utility company.
All receptacles (kitchen, bathroom and outside receptacles) shall be protected by a ground fault circuit interrupter wired to the branch circuit supplying these receptacles.
All swimming pools, hot tubs, whirlpools and similar equipment, including pump and lighting or circuitry to supply electrical power to the pools, hot tubs, whirlpools and/or similar equipment, shall be protected by ground fault interrupters. All outdoor receptacles or light wiring within a radius of ten (10) feet of the said pools shall be protected by ground fault interrupters and wired to the branch circuit supplying these receptacles.
The use of Romex and plastic conduit is prohibited in all commercial and industrial buildings. BX and conduit shall be used exclusively.
This section shall take effect immediately.