[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Fallsburg as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Permits
[Adopted 6-25-2012 by L.L. No. 3-2012]
A permit shall be required for specific electrical work listed below that is to be performed on all multifamily, commercial use, rented/leased residential and specified single-family residence properties located within the Town of Fallsburg.
All electrical work being performed on the above-mentioned properties shall be performed by an electrician licensed by Sullivan County Electrical Licensing Board.
A certificate of compliance for all electric work shall be issued for all electrical work performed under an approved electrical permit prior to legal use.
A certificate of compliance for any electrical work shall only be issued upon submittal of a final electrical inspection certification issued by a recognized independent electrical inspection agency authorized by the Town of Fallsburg to perform such inspections. The final electrical inspection certification shall clearly state the electrical permit number of the property for which the electrical inspection was performed and a specific list of what work was performed.
Electrical work of owner-occupied, single-family homes may be performed by the owner, provided the owner will be the occupant of such residence for a minimum of one year from the date of certificate of compliance and shall also be required to obtain an inspection by recognized independent electrical inspection agency licensed to perform such inspections.
A permit fee shall be established by the Fallsburg Town Board.
The name of the legal owner of the property, Tax Map and physical location of the premises where the work is to be performed shall be included in all applications.
The electrical permit shall clearly state a description of sufficient clarity the detail, nature and extent of the work to be proposed.
The occupancy classification of the affected building or structure.
The permit shall include the electrician's address, phone number, a valid Sullivan County electrical license number and proof of current required insurances (workers compensation, general liability).
The permit shall include the independent inspection agencies name, address, and phone number and the name of the inspector performing the physical inspections.
New or replacement electrical panels or sub-panels of all buildings and accessory structures.
The addition of one or more electrical circuits requiring additional overcurrent protection.
The installation of new or replacement electrical wiring for a new or existing swimming pool, spa or jacuzzi.
The installation of additional or replacement components for the repair or upgrade of existing lighting fixtures.
The installation of wiring for any construction, alteration or remodeling related projects that would not normally require a building permit.
The installation of a backup generator system or solar electrical panel system.
Installation of electrical work and or repairs deemed required by the Code Enforcement Official.
Any work mandated by insurance companies, town officials, state agencies or annual Inspection reviews.
Failure to comply with any of the provisions listed in this article is a violation and subject to permit revocation.
The Code Enforcement Office will charge a minimum amount of $50 for each electrical permit.