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File #: 21-251    Version: 1 Name:
Type: General Business Status: Passed
File created: 6/10/2021 In control: Board of Trustees
On agenda: 6/22/2021 Final action: 7/13/2021
Title: PUBLIC HEARING: An Ordinance of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Repealing and Reenacting Section 9-1-3 of the Erie Municipal Code to Adopt 2020 Edition of the National Electrical Code, with Amendments.
Attachments: 1. Ord No. 15-2021 2020 NEC, 2. CRS Title 12 Article 115 Electricians Practice Act, 3. Board 2020 NEC Adoption

SUBJECT: 

PUBLIC HEARING: An Ordinance of the Board of Trustees of the Town of Erie Repealing and Reenacting Section 9-1-3 of the Erie Municipal Code to Adopt 2020 Edition of the National Electrical Code, with Amendments.

 

DEPARTMENT: 

Planning and Development

 

PRESENTER: 

Fred Starr - Director of Planning & Development

Ed Kotlinski - Chief Building Official/Richard Budnick - Inspector III (Master Electrician)

 

TIME ESTIMATE: 10 minutes

 

STAFF RECOMMENDATION:

Building Division staff recommends adoption of the 2020 National Electrical Code (NEC) to be in compliance with C.R.S. Title 12, Article 115-107(2)(j) - an incorporated town or city shall meet the minimum requirements of this article 115 by adopting or adhering to the most current State Electrical Board adopted NEC within twelve months after Board adoption.  State Electrical Board adoption of the 2020 NEC became effective August 1, 2020.

 

SUMMARY AND BACKGROUND OF SUBJECT MATTER:

In accordance with C.R.S. 12-115-107(2)(a) the powers and duties of the State Electrical Board, under the State Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), includes adoption of the most current edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) as minimum standards governing electrical work in the state.

 

Board Priority(s) Addressed: (Note: Delete all priorities that do not apply and this note.)

ü                     Safe and Healthy Community

ü                     Effective Governance

 

 

ATTACHMENTS:                      

1.                     Ordinance 15-2021

2.                     C.R.S. 12-115 Electricians Practice Act

3.                     Board 2020 NEC Adoption