Village of Bellerose, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Incorporated Village of Beflerose 11-8-1976 by L.L. No. 8-1976.[1] Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 68.
Poles and wires — See Ch. 162.
Housing standards — See Ch. 165.
[1]
Editor's Note: Pursuant to L.L. No. 1-1976 which established the Code, the provisions of this chapter were originally designated as Ch. 26.
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Electrical Code of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose."
The Chief Inspector and each of the duly appointed Inspectors of the New York Board of Fire Underwriters are hereby authorized and deputized as agents of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose to make inspections and reinspections of all electrical installations 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 Incorporated Village of Bellerose.
A. 
It shall be the duty of the Inspector to report in writing to the Building Inspector of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose, whose duty it shall be to enforce all provisions of this chapter and all violations or deviations from or omissions of the electrical provisions of the New York State Building Construction Code applicable to the Incorporated Village of Bellerose. The Inspector shall make inspections and reinspections of electrical installations in and on properties in the Incorporated Village of Bellerose upon the written request of the Building Inspector of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose. The Inspector shall be authorized to make inspections and reinspections of electrical wiring, installations, devices, appliances and equipment in or on properties within the Incorporated Village of Bellerose where the Building Inspector deems it necessary for the protection of life and property. In the event of an emergency it shall be the duty of the Inspector to make electrical inspections upon the oral request of the Building Inspector of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose.
B. 
It shall be the duty of the Inspector to furnish written reports to the Building Inspector of the Incorporated Village of Bellerose and to owners and 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 the New York State Building Construction Code and the requirements of the New York Board of Fire Underwriters. He shall direct that a copy of the certificate of compliance be sent to the Incorporated Village of Bellerose, to the attention of the Building Inspector.
[Amended 6-28-2004 by L.L. No. 1-2004]
It shall be a violation of this chapter for any person, firm or entity to install or cause to be installed or to alter electrical wiring for light, heat or power in or on properties in the Village of Bellerose until an application for inspection on forms of a firm or entity licensed to perform electrical inspections acceptable to the Village Building Inspector or Village Engineer has been filed with the Building Department. It shall be a violation of this chapter for a person, firm or entity 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 a firm or entity licensed to perform electrical inspections acceptable to the Village Building Inspector or Village Engineer.
A. 
Before commencing any electrical alterations, additions or new work, an owner or lessee or his contractor or authorized agent shall apply to the Building Inspector for a permit to cover the complete operation contemplated. All applications for such permits shall be made on appropriate forms obtainable from the Building Inspector. The applicant shall further submit to the Building Inspector the standard application form for inspection of the work by the New York Board of Fire Underwriters.
B. 
Permit fees shall be paid to the Incorporated Village of Bellerose at the time of application in accordance with a schedule to be adopted by resolution of the Board of Trustees and revised thereafter by the Board of Trustees.
C. 
A separate permit shall be required for each building unit, such as each boiler, gasoline pump, electric pump or elevator.
Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this chapter shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than $250, and, in addition thereto, such violation shall constitute disorderly conduct, and the person, firm or corporation violating the same shall be a disorderly person. Each day on which said violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.