[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town of Barnstable as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Inspection of Wires
[Adopted 3-3-1931, as amended through 1-4-1996 by Order No. 96-083 (Art. VI of Ch. III of the General Ordinances as updated through 7-7-2003)]
Whoever proposes to place wires designed to carry a current of electricity or conductors or appliances for the distribution of electrical current shall be subject to the provisions of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Electrical Code.
Said Code and all penalties thereunder shall be administered and enforced by the Wiring Inspector of the Town of Barnstable who shall be appointed by the Town Manager annually in June, to hold office from the first of July following for the term of one year or until his successor has been appointed and qualified to work under the supervision of the Building Commissioner.
No placement of wires as described under § 68-1 shall be made except upon application for and issuance of an appropriate permit by the Wiring Inspector at a fee schedule determined in accordance with state regulations and the revenue fee policy established by the Town Council. The schedule for these fees can be found in Chapter 1, Article I, of the Code of the Town of Barnstable.