2017 Idaho Statutes

Universal Citation: ID Code § 54-1005 (2017)

54-1005. Rules — Inspections — Inspection tags and fees. (1) The administrator of the division of building safety is hereby authorized and directed to enforce rules consistent with this act for the administration of this act and to effectuate the purposes thereof, and for the examination and licensing of electrical contractors, journeyman electricians, master electricians, specialty electricians, specialty electrical contractors, specialty electrical trainees and apprentice electricians, and to make inspections of electrical installations referred to in section 54-1001, Idaho Code, and to issue inspection tags covering such installations, and to collect the fees established therefor.
(2) The administrator of the division of building safety may make electrical inspections for another state or local jurisdiction upon request by an appropriate building official. Such inspections shall be made in accordance with the applicable electrical codes of the requesting jurisdiction. Fees charged for such inspection services shall be as provided in the rules promulgated by the board.
(3) Individuals, firms, cooperatives, corporations, or municipalities selling electricity, hereinafter known as the power supplier, shall not connect with or energize any electrical installation, coming under the provisions of this act, unless the owner or a licensed electrical contractor has delivered to the power supplier an inspection tag, issued by the administrator, covering the installation to be energized. Immediately after an installation has been energized, the power supplier shall deliver to the administrator or his authorized agent, the inspection tag covering such installation.
(4) It shall be unlawful for any person, partnership, company, firm, association or corporation other than a power supplier, to energize any electrical installation coming under the provisions of this act unless an application for an electrical inspection tag, covering such installation, together with the inspection fee herein provided, has been forwarded to the administrator.

[54-1005, added 1947, ch. 251, sec. 5, p. 681; am. 1955, ch. 28, sec. 2, p. 46; am. 1961, ch. 311, sec. 8, p. 583; am. 1974, ch. 39, sec. 82, p. 1023; am. 1984, ch. 123, sec. 32, p. 294; am. 1986, ch. 296, sec. 4, p. 744; am. 1996, ch. 421, sec. 43, p. 1431; am. 1999, ch. 99, sec. 4, p. 313; am. 1999, ch. 367, sec. 4, p. 971; am. 2004, ch. 250, sec. 5, p. 719.]

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