Town of Mount Hope, NY
Orange County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Mount Hope 10-9-1973 by Ord. No. 1973-3. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 94.
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 108.
The Chief Inspector and each electrical inspection person or agency determined by the Town are hereby authorized and deputized as agents of the Town of Mount Hope to make inspections and reinspections of all electrical installations heretofore and hereafter described, and to approve or disapprove the same. In no event, however, will the cost or expense of such inspections and reinspections be a charge against the Town of Mount Hope.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
A. 
It shall be the duty of the inspector to report in writing to the Chief Building Inspector, whose duty it shall be to enforce all provisions of this Code, all violations or deviations from or omissions of the electrical provisions of the Building Code applicable to the Town of Mount Hope and of all local laws, ordinances and the Building Code as referred to in this chapter insofar as any of the same apply to electrical wiring. The inspector shall make inspections and reinspections of electrical installations in and on properties in the Town of Mount Hope upon the written request of an authorized official of the Town of Mount Hope or as herein provided. The inspector is authorized to make inspections and reinspections of electrical wiring, installations, devices, appliances and equipment, in or on properties within the Town of Mount Hope where he deems it necessary for the protection of life and property. In the event of an emergency it is the duty of the inspector to make electrical inspections upon the oral request of an official or officer of the Town of Mount Hope.
B. 
It shall be the duty of the inspector to furnish written reports to the proper officials of the Town of Mount Hope and owners and/or lessees of property where defective electrical installations and equipment are found upon inspection. He shall authorize the issuing of a certificate of compliance when electrical installations and equipment are in conformity with this chapter. He shall direct that a copy of the certificate of compliance be sent to the Town of Mount Hope to the attention of the Building Inspector.
A. 
It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person, firm or corporation to install or cause to be installed, or to alter electrical wiring for light, heat or power in or on properties of the Town of Mount Hope until an application for inspection has been filed with an appropriate electrical inspection person or agency, as determined by the Town.
B. 
It shall be a violation of this chapter for a person, firm or corporation to connect or cause to be connected electrical wiring in or on properties for light, heat or power, to any source of electrical energy supply, prior to the issuance of a temporary certificate or a certificate of compliance by an appropriate electrical inspection person or agency, as determined by the Town.
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Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).