City of Wentzville, MO
St. Charles County
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Section 500.030 Electrical Code — Adopted.

[R.O. 2006 §500.030; Ord. No. 1808 Art. III(§500.300), 12-12-2001; Ord. No. 2654 §1, 12-27-2006; Ord. No. 2011-3140 §1, 3-23-2011; Ord. No. 3690 § 1, 1-26-2017]
A certain document, one (1) copy of which was on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Wentzville, Missouri, for at least ninety (90) days before adoption of this Section, and shall remain on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Wentzville, Missouri, after adoption of this Section being marked and designated as National Electrical Code 2014 Edition published by the National Fire Protection Association, be and is hereby adopted as the Electrical Code of the City of Wentzville, Missouri, and made a part of this Section as if fully set forth herein. This Code shall apply to all commercial structures as provided under the International Building Code.

Section 500.035 Electrical Code — Jurisdictional Titles.

[R.O. 2006 §500.035; Ord. No. 1808 Art. III(§500.310), 12-12-2001; Ord. No. 3690 § 1, 1-26-2017]
Throughout the Electrical Code adopted in Section 500.030, wherever the term "Jurisdiction," "Local Jurisdiction" or "Name of Jurisdiction" appears, it shall be deemed to mean the City of Wentzville, Missouri.

Section 500.040 Electrical Code — Code Official Titles.

[R.O. 2006 §500.040; Ord. No. 1808 Art. III(§500.320), 12-12-2001; Ord. No. 3690 § 1, 1-26-2017]
Throughout the Electrical Code adopted in Section 500.030, wherever the term "Code Official" or "authority having jurisdiction" or "Local Authority" is used, it is deemed to mean the Building Official.

Section 500.050 (Reserved) [1]

[1]
Editor’s Note: Former Section 500.050, Electrical Code – Amendments, was repealed 1-26-2017 by Ord. No. 3690.

Section 500.060 Persons Authorized to Do Work.

[R.O. 2006 §500.060; CC 1988 §6-66.1 ; Ord. No. 3690 § 1, 1-26-2017]
A. 
Any contractor providing electrical contracting service within the corporate limits of the City of Wentzville, Missouri, shall first be duly examined and licensed by St. Charles County and/or St. Louis County.
B. 
No person having obtained a license under the provisions of this Code shall allow their license to be used by another person either for the purpose of obtaining permits or for doing business or work under the license.

Section 500.070 Appeals From Decisions of Building Inspector.

[R.O. 2006 §500.070; CC 1988 §6-67; Ord. No. 491 §9, 9-27-1972; Ord. No. 3690 § 1, 1-26-2017]
Whenever the Building Inspector rejects or refuses to approve the mode or manner of electrical installation proposed to be followed, or materials proposed to be used, or whenever any person feels aggrieved by any ruling of the Building Inspector, such person may appeal from the Building Inspector to the Board of Appeals in accordance with such rules of procedure as the Board of Aldermen shall promulgate.

Section 500.075 Penalty.

[Ord. No. 3690 § 1, 1-26-2017]
A. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of the Code adopted in this Article shall be deemed guilty of an offense and upon conviction thereof the court shall not assess a fine, if combined with the amount of court costs, totaling in excess of:
1. 
Two hundred dollars ($200.00), if the defendant has committed no Municipal Code violations within twelve (12) months prior to the violation for which the defendant is to be sentenced;
2. 
Two hundred seventy-five dollars ($275.00), if the defendant has committed one (1) Municipal Code violation within twelve (12) months prior to the violation for which the defendant is to be sentenced;
3. 
Three hundred fifty dollars ($350.00), if the defendant has committed two (2) Municipal Code violations within twelve (12) months prior to the violation for which the defendant is to be sentenced; or
4. 
Four hundred fifty dollars ($450.00), if the defendant has committed three (3) or more Municipal Code violations within twelve (12) months prior to the violation for which the defendant is to be sentenced.
B. 
The Court shall not sentence a person to confinement for violating any of the provisions of the Code adopted by this Article. Each day such violation continues or is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.