City of Pawtucket, RI
Providence County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Pawtucket, approved 10-17-1967 by Ch. No. 1135 as Sec. 9-24 of the 1966 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 136.
Electrical fees — See Ch. 202, Art. I.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 210.
Heating equipment — See Ch. 235.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 274.
Plumbing standards — See Ch. 306, Art. II.

§ 186-1 Conformance to standards required.

[Amended 2-20-1969 by Ch. No. 1200; 12-23-1971 by Ch. No. 1302; 1-23-1975 by Ch. No. 1494[1]]
No electrical construction or installation work shall be performed that does not strictly conform to the electrical standards currently in effect under the Rhode Island State Building Code, the laws of the state and the ordinances, rules and regulations of the City of Pawtucket.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code; see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I.

§ 186-2 Electrical restrictions within the First Fire District.

[Added 6-10-1971 by Ch. No. 1296]
All wiring within the First Fire District must be either metal-clad cable, rigid metal conduit, metallic tubing or structural metal raceways.

§ 186-3 Service entrance.

[Added 6-8-1972 by Ch. No. 1343]
Service-entrance conductors shall have sufficient ampacity to carry the calculated design load in accordance with § 186-1 and in accordance with the following standards:
A. 
One-family dwelling: one hundred (100) amperes, minimum.
B. 
Three- or four-family dwelling: one hundred fifty (150) amperes, minimum.
C. 
Five- or six-family dwelling: two hundred (200) amperes, minimum.