CHAPTER 1309

National Electrical Code

1309.01 Current edition adopted.
1309.02 File and distribution copies.
1309.03 Conflict of laws.
1309.99 Penalty.

CROSS REFERENCES

Adoption by reference - see Ohio R.C. 731.231
Permits and fees - see BLDG. Ch. 1331
Registration of contractors - see BLDG. Ch. 1355


1309.01 CURRENT EDITION ADOPTED.
There is hereby adopted and incorporated by reference as if set out at length herein that certain code known as the National Electrical Code, 1990 edition, as published by the National Fire Protection Association, for the purpose of safeguarding persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity.


1309.02 FILE AND DISTRIBUTION COPIES.
Copies of the National Electrical Code adopted herein are on file with the Clerk of Council and in the County law library for inspection by the public. In addition the Clerk of Council has copies available for distribution to the public at cost.


1309.03 CONFLICT OF LAWS.
In the event of any conflict between the requirements of the National Electrical Code and those of any other codes adopted by the City or any City ordinances, that requirement which establishes the higher or stricter standard shall prevail.


1309.99 PENALTY.

(a) Whoever violates any provision or fails to conform to any of the requirements of the National Electrical Code herein adopted, or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or violates any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, shall, severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be fined not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). Each day during which any condition in violation of the National Electrical Code continues may be considered a separate offense.

(b) The application of the penalty provided in subsection (a) hereof shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.


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