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0727 Amending Section 15.08.050 City Codeom CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 7� 7 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 15.08.050 TO CLARIFY THAT APARTMENTS ARE NOT CONSIDERED COMMERCIAL OR INDUSTRIAL STRUCTURES FOR INSTALLATION OF WIRING IN RACEWAYS; TO PROVIDE THAT A REFERENCE TO ELECTRICAL INSPECTORS FOR THE CITY SHALL REFER TO THOSE SERVING UNDER CONTRACT FOR SERVICES WITH THE CITY; REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 15.08 NOT AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE IS EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Amended Section 15.08.050. Section 15.08.050 of the Chubbuck Municipal Code is amended as follows: 15.08.050: ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS AND EXCEPTIONS TO THE ELECTRICAL CODE: The following exceptions are authorized to the provisions of the national electrical code as adopted in chapter 15.04 of this title: A. All wiring for electrical fixtures, appliances or apparatus for all commercial, educational, institutional, and industrial buildings and structures shall be installed in approved "raceways", busways, cable trays, or types MI, AC, and MC cables. structures. B. Flexible cord and plug connections shall not be allowed for required emergency illumination equipment. C. All low voltage wiring that operates at twenty five (25) volts or less, e.g., jukeboxes, coin operated amusement machines, low voltage power circuits, etc., in or on any commercial or industrial building shall not be required to be installed in a UL approved raceway unless specifically required by the manufacturer's installation instructions. D. Electrical services for structures for which poured footings are required must have a UFER ground consisting of at least twenty feet (20') of bare copper conductor sized in accordance with table 250-66, but not smaller than no. 4, or other approved conductors. E. Electrical contractors shall be required to install smoke detectors in accordance with the international building code regulations for location and installation. F. For purposes of administration and enforcement, the "authority having jurisdiction" shall be the building official or any electrical inspector for the city of Ordinance -Page 1 chubbuck 090413 ord eiec.wpd 0M t.. Chubbuck, includinsz those electrical inspectors under contract to provide inspection services to the city of Chubbuck. In addition, the following changes to article 80 of the national electrical code, administration and enforcement, are hereby adopted: Section 80.13(13) of said NEC shall read as follows: "Whenever any installation subject to inspection prior to use is covered or concealed without having first been inspected, the authority having jurisdiction shall be permitted to require that such work be exposed for inspection. The authority having jurisdiction shall be notified when the installation is ready for inspection and shall conduct the inspection within two days." Sections 80.15, 80.19(d), 80.19(f)-(4), 80.23(b)-(3), 80.27, and 80.35 be deleted and deemed not to be in effect for the city of Chubbuck. Section 80.29 Liability For Damages shall read as follows: "Article 80 shall not be construed to affect the responsibility or liability of any party owning, designing, operating, controlling, or installing any electric equipment for damages to persons or property caused by a defect therein, nor shall the city of Chubbuck or any of its employees be held as assuming any such liability by reason of the inspection, re -inspection, or other examination authorized." Ordinance - Page 2 chubbuck 090413 ord elec.wpd ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Section 1. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the City and any provision of the Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections of Chapter 15.08 not herein amended shall remain in effect. Section 2. Severability. The sections of this ordinance are severable. The invalidity of a section shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections. Section 3. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in full, is dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, this c��-6 ATTEST: lkiw Ric and Morgan, Uity Clerk Ordinance - Page 3 chubbuck 090413 ord efec.wpd day of 2013. ven M. England, Maa� �r SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. An ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, a municipal corporation of the state of Idaho, amending section 15.08.050 to clarify that apartments are not considered commercial or industrial structures for installation of wiring in raceways; to provide that a reference to electrical inspectors for the city shall refer to those serving under contract for services with the city; providing for the repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing that all other provisions of Chapter 15.08 not amended shall remain in effect; providing for the severability of the provisions of this ordinance; providing when this ordinance shall be in effect. The full text of this ordinance is available at the City Clerk's Office, Chubbuck City Offices, 5160 Yellowstone, Chubbuck, ID 83202. I have reviewed the foregoing summary and believe it provides a true and correct summary of Ordinance No. and that the summary provides adequate notice to the public of the contents of this ordinance. DATED this _ day of 2013 Thomas J. Holmes, City Attorney SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. _ - Page 1 chubbuck 090413 sum ord elec.wpd