Town of Woodstock, NY
Ulster County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Woodstock 5-14-1996 by L.L. No. 2-1996. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 32.
The Electrical Inspectors certified by the International Association of Electrical Inspectors are hereby authorized and deputized as agents of the Town of Woodstock 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 charged against the Town of Woodstock.
A. 
It shall be the duty of the Inspector to report in writing to the 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 Woodstock and of all local laws 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 Woodstock upon the written request of an authorized official of the Town of Woodstock 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 Woodstock 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 Woodstock.[1]
[1]:
Editor's Note: Amended at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).
B. 
It shall be the duty of the Inspector to furnish written reports to the proper officials of the Town of Woodstock and owners and/or lessees of property where defective electrical installations and equipment are found upon inspection. He shall authorize the issuing of a certification 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 Woodstock to the attention of the Building Inspector.
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 Woodstock until an application for inspection has been filed with the certifying agency. 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 the certifying agency.
A violation of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not more than $250 or imprisonment for not more than 15 days, or both.
[1]:
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).