Town of Niskayuna, NY
Schenectady County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Niskayuna 4-15-1980. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction — See Ch. 75.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 105.
[Amended 10-2-1990 by L.L. No. 10-1990]
A. 
The chief electrical inspector and each of the duly appointed inspectors of those electrical inspection firms having received approval from Niagara Mohawk to perform electrical inspections within this service area are authorized and deputized as agents of the Town of Niskayuna to make inspections and reinspections of all electrical installations heretofore and hereafter described and to approve or disapprove the same.
[Amended 11-19-1991 by L.L. No. 13-1991; 6-20-1995 by L.L. No. 8-1995; 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 2-1997; 9-28-1999 by L.L. No. 14-1999]
B. 
In no event, however, will the cost or expense of such inspections or reinspections be a charge against the Town of Niskayuna.
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 chapter, all violations or deviations from or omissions of the electrical provisions of the Building Code applicable to the Town of Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna upon the written request of an authorized official of the Town of Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna.
[Amended 11-19-1991 by L.L. No. 13-1991]
B. 
It shall be the duty of the inspector to furnish written reports to the proper officials of the Town of Niskayuna 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 Niskayuna to the attention of the Building Inspector.
[Amended 10-2-1990 by L.L. No. 10-1990; 6-20-1995 by L.L. No. 8-1995; 2-11-1997 by L.L. No. 2-1997; 9-28-1999 by L.L. No. 14-1999]
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 Niskayuna until an application for inspection has been filed with an approved electrical-inspection firm. 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 approved electrical-inspection firm.