Village of Farmingdale, NY
Nassau County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Farmingdale 3-9-1970 (Ch. 31, Art. IIA, of the 1975 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Uniform construction codes — See Ch. 259.

§ 271-1 Inspections.

[Amended 6-27-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
The Chief Inspector and each of the duly appointed Inspectors of any inspection service company approved for by such use by any Township in Nassau or Suffolk County are hereby authorized and deputized on behalf of the Village of Farmingdale to make inspections of all electrical installations heretofore and hereafter described and to approve or disapprove the same. In no event, however, shall the cost or expense of such inspections and reinspections be a charge against the Village of Farmingdale.

§ 271-2 Duties of Electrical Inspector.

It shall be the duty of the Inspector making inspections pursuant to this chapter to report in writing to the Superintendent of Buildings of the Village of Farmingdale all violations or deviations from, or omission of, the electrical provisions of this Building Code and of all local laws and ordinances and of the State Building Code applicable to construction within the Village of Farmingdale insofar as any of the same apply to electrical wiring. The Inspector shall make inspection and reinspection of electrical installations in and on properties of the Village of Farmingdale upon the written request of the Superintendent of Buildings of the Village of Farmingdale or any other authorized official of the Village of Farmingdale, or as herein provided. The Inspector is authorized to make inspection and reinspection of electrical wiring installations, devices, appliances and equipment in or on properties within the Village of Farmingdale 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 Village of Farmingdale, including the Superintendent of Buildings of the Village of Farmingdale. It shall be the duty of the Superintendent of Buildings of the Village of Farmingdale to enforce all provisions of this code. It shall be the duty of the Inspector to furnish written reports to the public officials of the Village of Farmingdale and to the owners and 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 Village of Farmingdale to the attention of the Superintendent of Buildings.

§ 271-3 Violations.

[Amended 6-27-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
It shall be a violation of this ordinance 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 Village of Farmingdale until an application for inspection has been filed with any inspection service company approved for by such use by any township in Nassau or Suffolk County. It shall be a violation of this ordinance for a person, firm or corporation to connect or cause to be connected electrical wiring in or on property for light, heat and power, to any source of electrical energy supply, prior to the issuance of a temporary certificate or a certificate of compliance by any inspection service company approved for by such use by any township in Nassau or Suffolk County.

§ 271-4 Penalties for offenses. [1]

Any violation of this chapter shall be punishable as a violation of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code as set forth in § 259-19 of the Code of the Village of Farmingdale.
[1]
Editor's Note: Added at time of adoption of Code (see Ch. 1, General Provisions, Art. I).