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File #: 22-999    Version: 1 Name:
Type: ITEMS FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/15/2022 In control: Development Services
On agenda: 5/11/2022 Final action:
Title: An ordinance amending Chapter 56, "Dallas Electrical Code," of the Dallas City Code, as amended, adopting with certain changes the 2020 Edition of the National Electrical Code of the National Fire Protection Association, Inc.; (1) regulating the construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, use, and maintenance of electrical work in the city; (2) providing a penalty not to exceed $2,000.00; (3) providing a savings clause; (4) providing a severability clause; and (5) providing an effective date - Financing: No cost consideration to the City (see Fiscal Information) "Note: This item was deferred by the City Council before opening the public hearings on April 7, 2022, and is scheduled for consideration on May 11, 2022"
Indexes: 100
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Economic Development
AGENDA DATE: May 11, 2022
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S): All
DEPARTMENT: Development Services
EXECUTIVE: Majed Al-Ghafry
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An ordinance amending Chapter 56, "Dallas Electrical Code," of the Dallas City Code, as amended, adopting with certain changes the 2020 Edition of the National Electrical Code of the National Fire Protection Association, Inc.; (1) regulating the construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, use, and maintenance of electrical work in the city; (2) providing a penalty not to exceed $2,000.00; (3) providing a savings clause; (4) providing a severability clause; and (5) providing an effective date - Financing: No cost consideration to the City (see Fiscal Information)
"Note: This item was deferred by the City Council before opening the public hearings on April 7, 2022, and is scheduled for consideration on May 11, 2022"


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BACKGROUND

On June 30, 2020, the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation, which oversees the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation adopted amendments to 16 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 73.100 of the Electricians administrative rules. Effective November 1, 2020, the Department adopts the National Electrical Code, 2020 Edition as it existed on August 25, 2019, as published by the National Fire Protection Association, Inc.

On November 19, 2020, the North Central Texas Council of Governments Executive Board voted to approve the Regional Codes Coordinating Committee's Electrical Advisory Board's 2020 National Electric Code Regional Recommended Amendments. The North Central Texas Council of Governments Executive Board encourages each jurisdiction to adopt the 2020 National Electrical Code along with its respective regional amendments as expeditiously as possible.


PRIOR ACTION/REVIEW (COUNCIL, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS)

On October 19, 2021, the Building Inspection Advisory, Examining and Appeals B...

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