Chapter 15.25
FREMONT ELECTRICAL CODE

Sections:

15.25.010    Title.

15.25.020    Adoption of the 2019 California Electrical Code with amendments.

15.25.030    Amendment of 2019 CEC Article 110 (Requirements for Electrical Installations).

15.25.040    Amendment of 2019 CEC Article 230 (Services).

15.25.010 Title.

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the “Fremont electrical code” or “FEC” and will be referred to in this chapter as “this code.” (Ord. 10-2019 § 6, 11-5-19.)

15.25.020 Adoption of the 2019 California Electrical Code with amendments.

The 2019 Edition of the California Electrical Code (CEC) as published by the California Building Standards Commission is adopted as the Electrical Code of the city of Fremont, California, as if fully set out in this chapter, and is amended as set forth in this chapter. A copy of the 2019 CEC shall be maintained on file in the office of the city clerk. (Ord. 10-2019 § 6, 11-5-19.)

15.25.030 Amendment of 2019 CEC Article 110 (Requirements for Electrical Installations).

Article 110 of the 2019 California Electrical Code is amended as follows:

110.1 – 110.3(A)(1) {text not modified}

110.3(A)(2) Mechanical strength and durability, including, for parts designed to enclose and protect their equipment, the adequacy of the protection thus provided. Grounding electrodes, metallic raceways, or other metallic components of electrical systems, intended for direct contact with the earth shall be constructed of non-ferrous materials such as copper where highly corrosive conditions exist based on reports from a licensed soils engineer.

110.3(A)(3) – 110.79 {text not modified}

(Ord. 10-2019 § 6, 11-5-19.)

15.25.040 Amendment of 2019 CEC Article 230 (Services).

Article 230 of the 2019 California Electrical Code is amended as follows:

230.1 – 230.31 {text not modified}

230.32 Protection Against Damage. Underground service-lateral conductors shall be protected against damage in accordance with 300.5. Service-lateral conductors entering a building shall be installed in accordance with 230.6 or protected by a raceway wiring method identified in 230.43. Flexible utility connections prevent undue strain on utilities during settlement and in the event of an earthquake will reduce the likelihood of significant utility failures and reduce fire ignition and fuel sources.

230.33 – 230.212 {text not modified}

(Ord. 10-2019 § 6, 11-5-19.)