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Township of Lower Merion, PA
Montgomery County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Electrical Examining Board of the Township of Lower Merion 9-24-1975. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Electrical standards — See Ch. 72.
The following rules and regulations are adopted pursuant to the Lower Merion Electrical Ordinance (Chapter 72, Electrical Standards, § 72-2E, of this Code), which provides that the Examining Board shall formulate and publish rules and regulations for the examination, registration and licensing of all electrical contractors, chief plant electricians, oil burner and gas burner service dealers, refrigeration (A/C) service dealers and journeyman and apprentice electricians.
A. 
A test may be required for a master electrical contractor or a master electrician limited special license although the applicant therefor may have taken an electrical test in Philadelphia, Cheltenham or Upper Darby, if sufficient evidence cannot be produced, such as final electrical inspection certificates and/or jobs completed.
B. 
A master electrical contractor must operate an electrical business on a full-time basis, not part-time, per the Lower Merion Electrical Ordinance (Chapter 72, Electrical Standards, § 72-2E, of this Code).
C. 
A master electrician limited special who has qualified and registered as a master electrician limited special may perform electrical repairs and/or replacement to a single-family dwelling, but this shall not include new electrical service or equipment.
D. 
Journeyman and apprentice electricians must be sponsored by a master electrical contractor or a master electrician limited special. Journeyman and apprentice electricians are only allowed to do electrical work under the sponsorship of a master electrical contractor or a master electrician limited special. The license is not transferable.
E. 
Regulations for chief plant electricians shall be as provided in the Lower Merion Electrical Ordinance (Chapter 72, Electrical Standards, § 72-2, of this Code).
F. 
Oil burner and gas burner service dealers must operate an oil burner and gas burner service business on a full-time basis, not part-time.
G. 
Refrigeration (A/C) service dealers must operate a refrigeration (A/C) service business on a full-time basis, not part-time.
A. 
The name of the journeyman and apprentice must be on the license, along with the name of the sponsor. The license is not transferable.
B. 
For journeyman and apprentice electricians working for oil and gas burner and refrigeration (A/C) service dealers, the license shall be marked "O.B., G.B. & REF. (A/C) SVC. DELRS."
C. 
For a chief plant electrician, the license shall be marked "CPE."
D. 
For a burglar and fire alarm electrician, master, journeyman and apprentice, the license shall be marked "B.F.A."
E. 
For an elevator service dealer and kitchen dealer, the license shall be marked "ELV. & KIT."
F. 
License fees shall not be refundable if the contractor fails to meet the standards or fails to pass the electrical test.