City of Haverhill, MA
Essex County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Haverhill as Ch. 10 of the 1963 City Code (Ch. 141 of the 1980 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Inspector of Wires — See Ch. 70, Art. XV.
Building construction — See Ch. 120.
Electrical standards for swimming pools — See Ch. 225, Art. I.
Article I General Provisions

§ 141-1 Adopted of standards; enforcement.

§ 141-2 Signs.

§ 141-3 Action when unsafe apparatus discovered.

§ 141-4 Repair of apparatus upon notice required.

§ 141-5 Protection of shade trees.

§ 141-6 Hindering or interfering with Inspector of Wires.

§ 141-7 Power to cut, disconnect or remove wires.

§ 141-8 General power of Inspector of Wires.

§ 141-9 Attendance at fires by Inspector of Wires.

Article II Poles

§ 141-10 Applications for placement or removal.

§ 141-11 Kind of poles required.

§ 141-12 Location.

§ 141-13 Reservation of space of local wires for City use.

§ 141-14 Removal of abandoned poles; bond required to retain.

Article III Wires in Common Locations

§ 141-15 Kinds to be used; prompt removal upon disuse; insulation required.

§ 141-16 Placement of wires to avoid hindrance of Fire Department.

§ 141-17 Signal wires not to be on same pole as high voltage lines; exceptions.

Article IV Wiring in Buildings

§ 141-18 Notice and permit required.

§ 141-19 Fees.

§ 141-20 Standards adopted for wiring.

§ 141-21 Inspection of new buildings by Inspector of Wires.

§ 141-22 Repair of unsafe wires.

§ 141-23 Final inspection of wiring; issuance of certificate of satisfactory inspection required.

§ 141-24 Concealing of wiring.

§ 141-25 Main service-disconnecting means.

§ 141-26 Separate meter required for smoke-detector circuit.

§ 141-27 Special wiring rules for bathroom fixtures.

Article V Conduits and Underground Wires

§ 141-28 Authorization by Council.

§ 141-29 Plans to be filed and approved prior to construction.

§ 141-30 Permit required for street work.

§ 141-31 Conditions of permit.

§ 141-32 Work to be commenced within six months.

§ 141-33 Street to be repaired after work on wires finished.

§ 141-34 Interference with during construction prohibited.

§ 141-35 Location change required by City to be at company expense.

§ 141-36 Removal prohibited.

§ 141-37 Removal when ordered.

Article VI Fire and Police Signal System

§ 141-38 Chief Fire Alarm Operator, appointment; term; compensation.

§ 141-39 Duties of Fire Alarm Operator.

§ 141-40 Fire and police signal systems to be grounded.

§ 141-41 Illegal tampering with fire alarm system prohibited.

Article VII Liabilities and Penalties

§ 141-42 Bond required to save City harmless.

§ 141-43 Disclaimer of liability; chapter not to lessen responsibility.

§ 141-44 Officers of City not liable for exercise of duties.