[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Town of Snow Hill 1-11-1977 as Ord. No. 97. Amendments noted where applicable.]
For the purpose of establishing rules and regulations for the installation, renewal, extension and reception of electrical wiring and electrical apparatus in existing buildings, structures, outdoor electrical displays and signs and in the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of buildings, structures and outdoor electrical displays and signs, there is hereby adopted by reference that certain code known as the "National Electrical Code" as recommended by the National Fire Protection Association, being particularly the current edition thereof and the whole thereof, hereinafter referred to as the "1975 National Electrical Code," a current copy of which and the whole thereof is to be found at the office of the Clerk of Snow Hill in the Municipal Building of said town and at the Library of the Circuit Court for Worcester County, Maryland, on the second floor of the County Court House at said Town of Snow Hill, which said copy of said National Electrical Code as the same exists at the date of this chapter shall be controlling for all existing and future electrical wiring and apparatus in buildings, structures and outdoor electrical displays or signs within said Town of Snow Hill unless this chapter is amended or repealed, in the same manner and to the same effect as if said current National Electrical Code of 1975 were fully set forth herein; provided, however, that if any provision of said National Electrical Code of 1975 is inconsistent with the terms of this chapter, the terms hereof shall govern.
From and after the effective date of this chapter, so much of said Ordinance No. 30-A of May 25, 1976, of the County Commissioners of Worcester County as controls the construction, reconstruction, alteration or repair of electrical installations in said Worcester County and the licensing of various classifications of electricians and the establishment of a Board of Electrical Examiners and provides for an Electrical Inspector for said Worcester County and the exceptions therefrom be and the same is hereby adopted by the Town of Snow Hill for the same intent and to the same effect as if fully incorporated in this chapter, and the persons who are and shall hereinafter be authorized to act as the Board of Electrical Examiners and Electrical Inspectors and licensed electricians of various classifications within said Worcester County shall be and are hereby authorized to act in such capacities respectively within the corporate limits of Snow Hill.