Cecil County, MD
 
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[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
A. 
In the case of any electrical installation for which a permit is required under this chapter, it shall be unlawful for any person to maintain or allow to be maintained such installation if it was installed without a permit and/or does not conform to the requirements of this chapter. Exceptions: No permit or inspection shall be required to repair or replace existing light fixtures, receptacles, switches, ceiling fans or similar devices when the total does not exceed five devices per structure. No permit or inspection shall be required to replace existing individual circuit breakers or fuses where the existing panel is not modified or replaced. No permit or inspection shall be required to repair or replace motors or appliances when the electrical characteristics do not change and there is no increase or decrease in circuit ampacity or change in voltage or phasing. No permit or inspection shall be required for wireless low voltage systems that are 50 volts or less, that have approved third-party devices and do not include or require permanent wiring.
B. 
Any person permitted to install electrical work must first secure a permit to do so from the Department of Permits and Inspections of Cecil County, or the department so designated by the County, before starting any such work. Upon submittal of a permit, the applicant must also submit a completed electrical inspection application selected from one of the authorized electrical inspection agencies. The electrical inspection agency of record at time of application shall be the agency of record for the duration of the electrical permit for which it is associated. In the case of an emergency, upon notification to the Department of Permits and Inspections, an electrician may proceed without permits, inspections and approval but shall acquire all such approvals within a reasonable time as set forth by the Board.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any existing electrical installations to be maintained in a hazardous and unsafe condition. It is the responsibility of the owner to have such hazardous and unsafe conditions corrected, permitted and inspected in accordance with this chapter and the code.
D. 
Where the electrician who was originally issued a permit is removed from the work by the owner and is being replaced by another electrician, the owner shall notify the Department of Permits and Inspections in writing of the proposed change. After a five-day waiting period to verify all necessary paperwork, a new permit may be issued and at this time the new electrician shall be required to sign documentation assuming responsibility for the work for the entire project. The fees for the new permit shall be the same as the original unless changes are made.
E. 
In the case where an electrician has been issued a permit and does not desire to complete the work covered by it, either in part or in its entirely, he/she shall notify the Department of Permits and Inspections, in writing, requesting that they be released from the responsibility of the permit. After a five-day waiting period to verify all necessary paperwork, a new permit may be issued, and the new electrician shall be required to sign documentation assuming responsibility for the entire project. The fees for the new permit shall be the same as the original unless changes are made.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
A. 
There are three classes of electrical licenses as defined below:
(1) 
Master: an individual, licensed by the County, who has the experience, knowledge and skill to provide electrical services in all aspects of the electrical trade in a manner that complies with applicable plans, specifications, codes or laws. An individual qualified to provide any service in the electrical trade, including the installation, repair or alteration of any electrical wiring, fixture, appliance, apparatus, raceway or conduit that generates, transmits, transforms, or uses electrical energy in any form for light, heat, power, or communication.
(2) 
Limited: an individual licensed by the County to do one or more of the following categories of electrical work as specified on the issued license. A limited electrician's license authorizes the licensee to install, maintain and repair the type of electrical equipment as specified on the license category in which the license has been issued. Those categories are:
(a) 
Low voltage: allows for the installation and maintenance of low-voltage electrical systems that are 50 volts or less; alarm systems, signaling systems, telephone, communication systems, intercom, sound systems, radio, television, television antennas, cable television, building automation systems, automatic temperature control, satellite systems, etc.;
(b) 
HVAC: allows for the installation of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning equipment, water conditioners, hot water heaters, pumps and temperature control wiring (excludes electric baseboard heaters). Allows for the HVAC electrician to install feeder and branch circuit wiring which shall not exceed 100 amps, and control wiring, from the point of distribution to and including the equipment or appliance being installed.
(c) 
Plumbing: allows for the installation of a branch circuit not to exceed 60 amps and control wiring for the installation of any control or part of a domestic water system.
(d) 
Signs: allows for the installation and maintenance of illuminated signs, license allows licensee to install up to a one-hundred-amp branch circuit from the point of distribution to and including the sign being installed.
(3) 
Shelved: an individual, licensed by the County, whose license is currently inactive and where no electrical services may be provided within any category.
B. 
Examination. The Board of Electrical Examiners of Cecil County shall conduct written examinations of eligible applicants for the licenses of master and limited electricians. All applicants are subject to all requirements and laws as set forth by the State of Maryland.
(1) 
Master license: An applicant seeking to take the written examination for the license of master electrician must have received his or her eligibility approval notification from the State of Maryland and/or the approving testing institution recognized by the State of Maryland prior to submittal of the application to the Board. The applicant shall submit to the Board, at least 30 days prior to the examination date, an application form provided by the Board which shall include the following:
(a) 
Verification of eligibility approval from the State of Maryland and/or the approved testing institution for the state.
(b) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(c) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the Fee Schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(d) 
Passing grade. In order to qualify for a license, the applicant shall correctly answer at least 70% of the questions asked or a passing grade as set forth by the State of Maryland of the questions asked on the examination.
(e) 
All approvals or denials of such applications shall be mailed to the address given by the applicant on the application.
(2) 
Limited license: An applicant seeking to take the written examination for a limited license electrician shall have been regularly and principally employed full time for at least three years preceding submission of an application for a limited license examination, under the direction and supervision of a licensed limited electrician or master electrician in the particular license classification for which the applicant is applying. An applicant must meet all qualifications as set forth by the Maryland Uniformed Electrical Licensing Examination Committee, Inc., or by the State of Maryland or of an approving authority of the state. Cecil County has four classes of limited licenses; HVAC, low voltage, plumbing and signs. The applicant shall submit to the Board, at least 30 days prior to the examination date, an application form provided by the Board which shall include the following:
(a) 
Such current information as to experience, education and training in or related to the construction, maintenance, installation or repair as it relates to the particular type of license requested.
(b) 
Supporting documentation of service and supervision by the persons under whom the applicant served/worked.
(c) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(d) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(e) 
Passing grade. In order to qualify for a license, the applicant shall correctly answer at least 70% of the questions asked on the examination or a passing grade as set forth by the State of Maryland of the questions asked on the examination.
(f) 
All approvals or denials of such applications shall be mailed to the address given by the applicant on the application.
(3) 
Any applicant who fails to pass any examination or re-examination may take a re-examination. The applicant must apply and pay a nonrefundable fee as set forth in the Fee Schedule adopted by the County.
(4) 
Notification. The Board shall notify an applicant who has taken the examination for a license required by this subsection, as soon as practicable after the examination, of the grade received on the examination. An applicant who has received a passing grade shall be notified that, upon payment to the County with the appropriate license fee, application and insurance information in accordance to § 191-15D(2)(e), the applicant shall be issued a license. Applicants who fail to obtain a license within 180 days from notification by the Board of a passing grade will not be able to obtain a license without re-examination.
(5) 
Misconduct during examination. The use of unauthorized material or other detrimental conduct by an applicant during an examination shall be cause for immediate rejection of the applicant/application and bars the applicant from re-examination for a period of at least one year.
C. 
Reciprocal licensing. Subject to the provisions of this section, the Board of Electrical Examiners may grant a waiver of any examination under this section, provided that the applicant is reciprocating a license of the same class, type and status as the license that the individual holds in a local jurisdiction within the State of Maryland or a Maryland statewide electrical license, provided that the licensee is in good standing and there are no outstanding violations or records thereof of the regulations of the specific jurisdiction or the State of Maryland. The licensee may only represent one entity. Licensing is subject to all requirements and laws as set forth by the State of Maryland.
(1) 
Reciprocal license classes are:
(a) 
Master.
(b) 
Master - shelved.
(c) 
Limited - low voltage.
(d) 
Limited - HVAC.
(e) 
Limited - plumbing.
(f) 
Limited - signs.
(2) 
Obtaining a reciprocal license. An applicant requesting a Cecil County license by reciprocating a state license or a license of another jurisdiction within the state must submit to the Board.
(a) 
An application form supplied by the Board of Electrical Examiners for said license category in which they are applying.
(b) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(c) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(d) 
If reciprocating a license from a jurisdiction within the State of Maryland, the applicant must provide a current copy of the license from the specific jurisdiction. The license must reflect the licensee's name and business name for which he is applying as it is listed on the license. In addition to the copy, a letter of good standing from the licensing jurisdiction that said jurisdiction has licensed the applicant by examination for a license of the same type in which he or she is applying. Verification must also include the following:
[1] 
Legal name of applicant.
[2] 
License number.
[3] 
Type of license.
[4] 
Issued and expiration date.
[5] 
Approved examination date.
[6] 
Business name as it appears on license.
[7] 
Statement that the applicant is in good standing within the specific jurisdiction and has no outstanding violations.
[8] 
If reciprocating a license from the State of Maryland, the applicant must provide a current copy of the license issued by the state. The license must reflect the licensee's name and business name for which he is applying as it is listed on the state license.
(e) 
All applicants shall submit a current certificate of general liability and property insurance in the amounts as set forth by the State of Maryland. The certificate must list the Board as certificate holder, and must reflect the licensee and, where applicable, the entity that the licensee is representing. Notice of cancellation of general liability insurance or property insurance shall be forwarded to the Board by both the applicant and the insurer within 10 days after the cancellation date. Any license holder whose insurance expires and who fails to renew such insurance shall have his/her ability to perform work suspended. Inactive license holders are exempt from this requirement.
D. 
License renewal. The County shall mail a renewal application to the licensee at the last known address as was indicated on his or her previous license. All licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter will expire on April 30 of each year. A licensee may renew an expired license within 60 days by meeting all requirements and paying nonrefundable fees as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County. Exception: all licenses that have open permits must renew by April 30 and maintain an active license. Licenses not renewed by June 30 of the licensing year will lapse. Reissuance of a lapsed license is by examination only or in accordance to the rules and regulations as set forth by the State of Maryland. The licensee may only represent one entity.
(1) 
Active license: A license may be placed on active status and an active license issued to the licensee upon submission to the County of the following:
(a) 
Completed renewal application form supplied by the Board.
(b) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(c) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(d) 
Insurance certificate in accordance with § 191-15D(2)(e).
(e) 
Provide verification of five hours of Board-approved continuing education taken during the preceding year prior to the current year's license renewal.
(f) 
For licenses obtained by reciprocity, the applicant shall provide a current copy of his or her active Maryland statewide and/or Maryland home county electrical license depending on how it was obtained; the license must reflect the individual, company, firm or corporation for whom the County license has been assigned.
(2) 
Shelved license. A license may be placed on shelved status and a shelved license issued to the licensee upon submission to the County of the following:
(a) 
Completed renewal application form supplied by the Board.
(b) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(c) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(d) 
Provide verification of five hours of Board-approved continuing education taken during the preceding year prior to the current year's license renewal.
(e) 
For licenses obtained by reciprocity, the applicant shall provide a current copy of his or her Maryland statewide and/or Maryland home county electrical license depending on how it was obtained.
(f) 
No license shall be deemed shelved unless all work for which permits have been issued have been completed and have received final approval by the inspection agency of record.
(3) 
Reactivation of shelved license: A shelved license may be activated by the licensee upon submission to the County of the following:
(a) 
Completed change of status form supplied by the County.
(b) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(c) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(d) 
Insurance certificate in accordance with § 191-15D(2)(e).
(e) 
For licenses obtained by reciprocity, the applicant shall provide a current copy of his or her active Maryland statewide and/or Maryland home county electrical license depending on how it was obtained. The license must reflect the individual, company, firm or corporation for whom the County license has been assigned.
(f) 
For licenses obtained by County reciprocity, a letter of good standing from the jurisdiction from which the license was issued in accordance with § 191-15D(2)(d).
E. 
Any licensee shall be placed on shelved (inactive) status or his or her license suspended if at any time during the licensing period the licensee fails to meet the requirements as set forth in this chapter for active status licenses.
F. 
All electricians licensed in Cecil County are subject to all requirements and laws in accordance to the rules and regulations as set forth by the State of Maryland.
G. 
Denial of an application.
(1) 
The Board of Electrical Examiners may deny an application if the applicant fails to meet any of the criteria for licensing set forth by said Board under the provisions of this code, and/or for falsifying any information submitted on any application.
(2) 
If an application for a license is denied, notification will be sent within 15 days to the address provided by the applicant on the application.
H. 
Loss of license holder.
(1) 
If a partnership, firm or corporation suffers the loss of a license holder due to death or illness, the partnership, firm or corporation shall notify the Board of Electrical Examiners, in writing, with supporting documentation within 14 days of the loss of the license holder.
(2) 
The Board shall schedule an emergency meeting immediately upon receiving notice from the partnership, firm or corporation once a quorum can be assembled. The partnership, firm or corporation may continue to operate without the presence of the license holder, provided that the partnership, firm or corporation continues to employ the same personnel with the exception of the license holder and maintain all required insurance certification. At the emergency meeting, the Board may grant an extension of the license for a period of time to be determined on a case-by-case basis.
(3) 
If the partnership, firm or corporation allows the extended license to expire without having a person obtain a license or having in its employ a person with a license, then said partnership, firm or corporation shall cease and desist immediately all electrical work for which a license is required under this chapter within the County.
I. 
Assignment of license. If at any time a licensee changes the company, firm or corporation whom he or she has assigned his or her license, the following must be submitted:
(1) 
Completed change of assignment form supplied by the County.
(2) 
At the time of application, a nonrefundable fee in the amount as set forth in the fee schedule adopted by the County, paid to the County.
(3) 
Current photo identification with signature (e.g., driver's license).
(4) 
Insurance certificate in accordance with section § 191-15D(2)(e).
(5) 
For licenses obtained by reciprocity, the applicant shall provide a current copy of his or her active Maryland statewide and/or Maryland home county electrical license depending on how it was obtained. The license must reflect the individual, company, firm or corporation for whom the County license has been assigned. The licensee can only represent one entity.
(6) 
If open permits exist, then those permits will be closed and work will cease and desist until new permits can be filed. The County Department of Permits and Inspections shall be notified in accordance with § 191-14E.
A. 
Upon the completion of any installation of electrical equipment that has been made under a permit, it shall be the duty of the licensee or authorized agent of the licensee to notify the electrical inspection agency of record or the department designated by the County, which shall inspect the work within a reasonable time as defined by the Board.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
B. 
Certification of the electrical installations is required within 15 days after completion, and each such installation shall be certified by the electrical inspection agency of record or the department so designated by the County that is authorized to issue inspection certificates.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
C. 
When any portion of an electrical installation within the jurisdiction is to be hidden from view by the permanent placement of parts of the building, the licensee or authorized agent of the licensee installing such equipment shall notify the electrical inspection agency of record or the department so designated by the County and such equipment shall not be concealed until it has been inspected. Where the concealment of equipment proceeds continuously, the licensee or authorized agent of the licensee installing the equipment shall give the electrical inspection agency of record or the department so designated by the County due notice in advance and inspections shall be made periodically during the progress of the work.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
D. 
Any concealment of electrical work or proceeding without the proper inspections may result in the stop-work of the project and/or the assessment of penalty fees. The removal of such parts of a building to inspect the work properly will be required to perform the proper inspections.
E. 
Upon inspection, if any installation is found not in conformity with the applicable electrical codes and any other rules, regulations or ordinances, the inspector making the inspections shall at once forward to the licensee of record making the installation a written notice stating the defects that have been found to exist.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
F. 
At any stage of approval or denial of the installation (rough, final, etc.), the inspector shall place/post in a conspicuous location on the property or structure a sticker or similar indicator that the job has been either approved or disapproved.
G. 
Where the electrical inspection agency of record or the department so designated by the County finds the installation to be in conformity with all applicable local ordinances and all rules and regulations, a certificate of approval shall be issued to the licensee of record responsible for the installation. The electrical inspection agency of record or the department so designated by the County shall forward a copy of the certification to the Department of Permits and Inspections.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
H. 
When a temporary approval is issued authorizing connection of an installation, the certificate of approval shall be issued to expire at a time to be determined therein and shall be revocable by the electrical inspector or the Board of Electrical Examiners for just cause.
[Amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
Whenever in the judgment of the Code Official, Emergency Services Director, State Fire Marshal, Local Fire Chief or Incident Commander, or his/her designee, there exists a potential situation which requires the inspection by an electrical inspector or electrical inspection agency, an inspector shall be called from the list of approved agencies or inspectors, and any charges for such inspections shall be forwarded to the County for disposition of any related costs.
The County shall appoint such inspectors or approve and license such inspection agencies as defined in the code as the County so desires to protect and promote the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Cecil County.
A. 
One or more nongovernmental organizations may be designated from time to time as the approved inspection agency or agencies.
[Amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
B. 
In determining the qualifications of an inspection agency, the County, in conjunction with the recommendation of the Board of Electrical Examiners, shall consider the record of the inspection agency in any jurisdiction within or without this state, as well as other objective indicators, including but not limited to certifications issued by the Department of Economic and Community Development relating to the qualifications of the agency to inspect industrialized buildings and mobile homes as defined in the Industrialized Buildings and Mobile Homes Act.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See the Public Safety Article of the Annotated Code of Maryland, § 12-301 et seq.
C. 
The agency shall be approved to perform inspections as a nongovernmental inspection agency under the provisions of Public Safety Article, § 12-605, of the Annotated Code of Maryland, and COMAR Title 29, Department of State Police, Subtitle 07, Office of the State Fire Marshal, 29.07.01, Nongovernmental Electrical Inspectors.
D. 
No inspection agency shall be designated as the approved inspection agency for Cecil County until the inspectors of such agency shall have obtained a qualification certificate or such other evidence of competence as may from time to time be issued by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
E. 
Each qualifying agency shall pay an annual inspection agency license fee as set forth by a fee schedule established by the County.
F. 
Each agency performing inspections within Cecil County shall be required to carry errors and omissions/professional liability insurance in an amount established by the County.
G. 
Each inspector employed by an approved inspection agency who conducts inspections in Cecil County must place his/her license on inactive status or shelve such license as required by Business Occupations and Professions Article, Title 6, § 6-313, of the Annotated Code of Maryland and must be registered as an inspector with the Board. Such registration shall include registration of his/her name, address, home telephone number and/or cell phone number and such identifying data as the Board shall require.
[Amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
H. 
The County, upon recommendation from the Board of Electrical Examiners or circumstances beyond the scope and control of the Board that are or would negatively impact the safety, welfare and operational capacity of the citizens, is hereby authorized to employ County electrical inspectors. Upon employment of such inspector(s), the nongovernmental organization heretofore designated as the inspection agency under this chapter shall be discharged, and the duties set forth in this chapter shall be performed by the County electrical inspector(s).
All permit and license fees shall be established by resolution by the County Council as provided for by law. Copies of the fee schedule shall be available in the offices of the Cecil County Council, Board of Electrical Examiners and the Department of Permits and Inspections. Any fees for inspections shall be established and assessed by the agency providing the inspection service.
[Amended 5-6-2014 by Bill No. 2014-09]
After July 1, 1978, no electrical light or power company shall attach its power lines or electric meters to any consumer's property or portion thereof within the borders of Cecil County unless the work has been installed by a master electrician licensed under this chapter and until a temporary or permanent meter cut-in card has been issued by an authorized electrical inspection agency or inspector and sent to the power company furnishing power to the consumer's property. Any temporary or permanent cut-in card may be revoked by a majority vote of the Board of Electrical Examiners upon presentation to the Board of sufficient evidence that continued use of electrical energy will result in damage to persons or property.
When it is necessary to make an inspection to enforce the provisions of this chapter, or where the electrical inspector has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in a structure or upon a premises a condition which is contrary to or in violation of this code which makes the structure or premises unsafe, dangerous or hazardous, the electrical inspector or his designee is authorized to enter the structure or premises at reasonable times to inspect or perform the duties imposed by this code, provided that if such structure is occupied, credentials shall be presented to the occupant and entry shall be requested. If such structure or premises is unoccupied, the electrical inspector shall first make reasonable effort to locate the owner or other person having charge or control of the structure or premises and request entry. If entry is refused, the electrical inspector shall have recourse to the remedies provided by law to secure entry.
A. 
When a violation occurs or a complaint is received, such complaint/violation will generate a report which is forwarded to the Director of Permits and Inspections or his designee. Upon receipt of the complaint/violation report, the Director or his designee shall contact one of the approved inspection agencies or inspectors and request that an investigation be performed.
B. 
Whenever the inspection agency or inspector determines that there has been a violation of this code or has reasonable grounds to believe that a violation has occurred, a copy of said violation shall be forwarded to the Director of Permits and Inspections, who shall take the appropriate action necessary to resolve such complaint/violation.
C. 
Notice shall be given to the owner and/or party responsible, providing specific information and code criteria in regards to the violation and shall give a specific time in which said violation shall be resolved. Notice shall be deemed to be properly served upon the property owner and/or contractor by one of the following methods:
(1) 
By delivering to the person to be served or his agent a copy of the notice and all other necessary paperwork.
(2) 
By mailing to the person to be served at his last known address or to his agent by certified or registered mail, with return receipt requested, a copy of the notice and all other necessary paperwork.
(3) 
If the certified or registered letter is returned with receipt showing that it has not been delivered or claimed, and all other remedies have been exhausted for such delivery, the notice shall be served by posting it in a conspicuous place in or about the structure affected by the notice.
D. 
All costs incurred by the County in the investigation of such valid violations/complaints shall be the burden of the property owner and/or his contractor, and no permits shall be issued to either until such time as all outstanding fees are paid.
A. 
Any person who shall practice or engage or continue in the work of a master or limited electrician without having complied with all of the provisions of this chapter and any person not licensed as a master or limited electrician who shall do or perform any such work except under the direction of a master or limited electrician and any person having been licensed as a master or limited electrician and who shall fail to renew his license as herein provided and shall do or perform any such work or who shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction thereof, shall be sentenced to pay a fine of not less than $100 nor more than $1,000 or to imprisonment not to exceed 90 days, or both, in the discretion of the court, and any such conviction shall ipso facto revoke and annul any license that may have been issued to such person.
B. 
The County shall seek all reasonable costs and expenses associated with the County's abatement of said violation(s), as well as any and all fair and reasonable attorneys' fees incurred as a result of said abatement efforts. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense. Nothing herein contained shall prevent the County from taking other lawful action as is necessary to prevent or remedy any violation.
[Amended 11-13-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-12]
A. 
At any time that the electrical inspection agency for Cecil County or the Board of Electrical Examiners of the County determines that an electrical contractor has installed, repaired, maintained or erected any kind of electrical wiring, conduits, or wiring to or repair of electrical elements or circuits of machinery and fixed or stationary appliances, motors, fixtures, signs, electrically operated heating equipment, elevators, or other electrically operated apparatus or device in, on or about any premises in Cecil County in violation of this chapter or any other chapter of this Code, notice shall be sent to said electrician advising said electrician of said violation. Said notice shall be presumed received upon being mailed to the address of said electrician on the permit issued to said electrician for the specific project three days after mailing. If no permit has been issued for said work, the notice shall be sent to the last known address of record on file for said electrician in the Department of Permits and Inspections. Until said violation has been corrected, the Department of Permits and Inspections and/or the Director of Permits and Inspections shall have the power to suspend any permits issued to said electrician, withdraw any permits issued to said electrician and/or deny any permits requested by said electrician.
B. 
For the purposes of this section, "electrician" shall be defined to mean the party to whom the electrical permit for the building/installation not in compliance was issued and shall also include any party actually performing the work of construction/installation upon said building/project. The "electrician" shall also include any officer of any corporation, any partner of any partnership or any related corporation, partnership, limited-liability company or limited-liability partnership owned in whole or in part by any aforementioned party.
C. 
While any violation is in effect and has not been rectified to the satisfaction of the electrical inspector for Cecil County, all permits related to the property owner/owners for which the violation exists may also be suspended, denied, withdrawn or rescinded.