Chapter 15.18


15.18.010    Adoption.

15.18.020    Purpose.

15.18.030    Administration.

15.18.050    Validity.

*    Prior ordinance history: Ord. 631.

15.18.010 Adoption.

That certain document in book form entitled 2016 California Electrical Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 3, Article 90, Chapters 1 through 4, Chapter 5, Articles 500 through 540, 550 through 590, Chapters 6 through 9 together with Informative Annexes A through G and I thereto, based on the 2015 National Electrical Code, as approved and copyrighted by the California Building Standards Commission, 2525 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 130, Sacramento, California 95833, and copyrighted by the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park (P.O. Box 9146), Quincy, MA 02269-9959 and published by BNi Publications, Inc., one copy of which document is on file in the office of the city clerk of the city of Patterson, is hereby adopted by reference, and enacted by the city council of the city of Patterson as the “California Electrical Code of the City of Patterson,” in its present form, except as hereinafter amended, deleted and added to, and from the date on which the ordinance codified in this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the corporate limits of the city of Patterson. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 752 § 1, 2014: Ord. 729 § 1, 2012: Ord. 694 § 1, 2008).

15.18.020 Purpose.

The purposes of this chapter are to provide minimum standards to safeguard life, health, property and the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the city of Patterson, to encourage and instruct people to build safely and economically, rather than to discourage building; and to provide a minimum of restrictive enforcement and a maximum of good building information and encouragement. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 752 § 2, 2014).

15.18.030 Administration.

Section 90.4 of the California Electrical Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

90.4 Administrative Requirements

Administrative provisions relating to electrical requirements, enforcement, permits, plans, violations, fees and penalties are specified in the California Building Code, Part 2, Volume 1, Chapter 1-Division II, as amended and adopted by the City.

(Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 752 § 3, 2014).

15.18.050 Validity.

The city council of the city of Patterson hereby declares that should any section, paragraph, sentence or word of this chapter or of the code hereby adopted be declared for any reason to be invalid or unconstitutional, it is the intent of the city council of the city of Patterson that it would have passed all other portions of this chapter independently of the elimination herefrom of any such portion as may be declared invalid or unconstitutional. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 752 § 4, 2014: Ord. 729 § 5, 2012: Ord. 694 § 5, 2008).