[HISTORY: Adopted as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Inspector of Gas Piping and Gas Appliances
[Adopted 2-24-1964 ATM, Art. 30]
[Amended 1-27-1998 STM, Art. 8]
There shall be an Inspector of Gas Piping and Gas Appliances in Buildings whose duty shall be the enforcement of the rules and regulations adopted by the board established under MGL C. 142, § 13, as amended, and any amendments to such rules and regulations that may be adopted from time to time by said board.
Editor's Note: The board referred to is the Board of Health. See Part III of this Code for Board of Health regulations.
No person shall engage in gas fitting in buildings in the town without obtaining a permit authorizing such work from the Inspector of Gas Piping and Gas Appliances in Buildings. The said Inspector shall require applicants for permits hereunder to furnish such description and information as he deems necessary concerning the proposed work, and he shall require said applicants to pay such fees as the Board of Selectmen from time to time may establish.
As used in this article, the words "gas fitting" shall be construed to include the installation, alteration and replacement of a system beyond the gas meter outlet or regulator through which is conveyed or intended to be conveyed fuel gas of any kind, except undiluted liquefied petroleum gas, for power, refrigeration, heating or illuminating purposes, including the connection therewith and testing of gas fixtures, ranges, refrigerators, stoves, water heaters, house heating boilers and any other gas-using appliances, and all attachments and appurtenances, and the maintenance in good and safe condition of said systems, and the making of necessary repairs and changes.
Whoever violates any provision of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by a fine not exceeding $20 for each offense.