City of Oneida, NY
Madison County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Common Council of the City of Oneida 12-21-1982 as Ch. 4-7 of the 1982 Code, as last amended 8-20-1996 by Ord. No. 96-08. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building Code administration and enforcement — See Ch. 33.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 61.
Housing standards — See Ch. 77.

§ 45-1 Installations generally.

[Amended 12-19-2000 by L.L. No. 6-2000]
All electrical installations and equipment in the City shall be installed in conformity with the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code.

§ 45-2 Inspections.

A. 
The Building Code Enforcing Officers and the Fire Department Building Inspectors may request the assistance of inspectors, who will be determined from time to time by resolution of the Common Council, in making electrical inspections of all buildings or structures within the City.
[Amended 8-2-2000; 6-19-2012 by Ord. No. 12-03]
B. 
All inspections shall be commenced within 48 hours of notification of the inspector and once commenced shall continue uninterrupted to completion. Failure of the inspector notified to commence said inspection with said forty-eight-hour period shall be sufficient cause to notify the other designated inspector, and said inspection shall then be conducted exclusively by such subsequently notified inspector and terminate the request to the other. All reports and/or certificates shall be completed, filed and delivered to the owner or his representative within 30 days of the completion of the inspection.
C. 
Reports of such inspections may be adopted by the local officials charged with the duty of making such inspections as part of their official inspection report, and a copy shall be furnished to the owner or lessee of the property where defective electrical installations and equipment are found.

§ 45-3 Correction of defects and certificate of compliance.

[Amended 8-2-2000; 6-19-2012 by Ord. No. 12-03]
Where defective electrical installations or equipment are found, the owner of such building or structure shall remedy such defects forthwith and shall procure a certificate of compliance from a duly authorized inspector approved by the Common Council, and file the same with the aforesaid local inspection officials.

§ 45-4 Civil liability.

[Amended 8-2-2000; 6-19-2012 by Ord. No. 12-03]
This chapter shall not be construed to relieve from or lessen the responsibility of any person owning, operating, controlling or installing any electric wiring, devices, appliances or equipment for loss of life or damage to person or property caused by any defect therein, nor shall the City or duly authorized inspectors approved by the Common Council be deemed to have assumed any such liability by reason of any inspection made pursuant to this chapter.