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Chapter 14.06 - National Electrical Code

14.06.010 National Electrical Code, 2017 Edition, adopted by reference, generally
Pursuant to Title 31, Article 16, 1973 C.R.S., and the Lakewood Municipal Charter, the National Electrical Code of the National Fire Protection Association, 2017 Edition, including Annex C and Annex H, hereinafter “National Electrical Code,” is hereby adopted by reference, subject to the deletions, amendments and additions contained in this chapter.(Ord. O-2018-6 § 6, 2018; Ord. O-2011-10 § 6, 2011; Ord. O-2006-17 § 4, 2006; Ord. O-2003-20 § 4, 2003; Ord. O-95-47 § 6 (part), 1995; Ord. O-90-15 § 25, 1990; Ord. O-86-7 § 1, 1986; Ord. O-81-106 § 1, 1981).

14.06.020 Purpose of the National Electrical Code
The purpose of the National Electrical Code is to safeguard persons in buildings and their contents from hazards arising from the use of electricity for lights, heat, power, radio, signaling, and for other purposes. The subject matter of the code is the regulation of electrical conductors and equipment installed within or on public and private buildings and other premises, including yards, carnival and parking lots, and industrial substations; also the conductors that connect the installations to a supply of electricity, and other outside conductors adjacent to the premises; also mobile homes and recreational vehicles. (Ord. O-2018-6 § 6, 2018; Ord. O-2011-10 § 6, 2011; Ord. O-2006-17 § 4, 2006; Ord. O-2003-20 § 4, 2003; Ord. O-95-47 § 6 (part), 1995; Ord. O-90-15 § 26, 1990; Ord. O-86-7 § 1, 1986; Ord. O-81-106 § 1, 1981).

14.06.040 Amendments to certain provisions of the National Electrical Code
Certain provisions of the National Electrical Code, as indicated in this section, are hereby amended.
A. The provisions of Annex H shall include the following amendments:
1. Subsection 80.15 is deleted.
2. Subsection 80.19 (D) is deleted.
3. Subsection 80.19 (E) is replaced with the following:
80.19(E) Fees. Fees and valuation for permits required by this code shall be as specified in Section 14.01.060 of the Lakewood Building Code.
4. Subsection 80.23 (B) is deleted.
5. Subsection 80.27 is deleted.
(Ord. O-2018-6 § 6, 2018; Ord. O-2011-10 § 6, 2011; Ord. O-2006-17 § 4, 2006; Ord. O-2003-20 § 4, 2003; Ord. O-95-47 § 6 (part), 1995; Ord. O-90-15 § 27, 1990; Ord. O-86-7 § 1, 1986; Ord. O-81-106 § 1, 1981).

14.06.070 Penalties for violations of National Electrical Code
A. Any person who violates any of the provisions of the code adopted by this chapter or fails to comply therewith, or who violates or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or who builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who fails to comply with such an order, as affirmed or modified by the Board of Appeals or by a court of competent jurisdiction, within the time fixed in this chapter, shall severally for each and every violation and noncompliance respectively, be subject to the penalties set forth in Section 1.16.020. The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or deficits within a reasonable time, and when not otherwise specified, each day that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.
B. The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.
(Ord. O-2018-6 § 6, 2018; Ord. O-2017-16 § 16, 2017; Ord. O-2011-10 § 6, 2011; Ord. O-2006-17 § 4, 2006; Ord. O-2003-20 § 4, 2003; Ord. O-95-47 § 6 (part), 1995; Ord. O-86-7 § 1, 1986; Ord. O-84-87 § 13, 1984; Ord. O-81-106 § 1, 1981).