[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Goshen 2-25-1982 by L.L. No. 1-1982. Amendments noted where applicable.]
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 Town of Goshen 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 a charge against the Town of Goshen.
It shall be the duty of the Inspector to report, in writing, to the Chief 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 Goshen and of all acts 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 Goshen upon the written request of an authorized official of the Town of Goshen 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 Goshen 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 Goshen.
It shall be the duty of the Inspector to furnish written reports to the proper officials of the Town of Goshen 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 Goshen 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 Goshen until an application for inspection has been filed with the New York Board of Fire Underwriters. 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 New York Board of Fire Underwriters.