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Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Question:

Comment on Code Question of the Day for 04-08-2020.

In our fair City of White Plains, NY, we require all "Low Voltage" work to file permits. We do not require licensing. The permit allows us to inspect the install to the various articles and sections of the NEC. We are currently on the 2014 edition with an upgrade to the 2017 on May 12th. Getting back to the requirement, our view is if it is in the NEC, then we have the right to inspect. (Article 110, 800 etc.)


Richard Mecca
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Answer:

Hello Richard,

Thanks for participating. We've had a few make excellent points about the importance of proper application of the NEC. The exemptions from permit and inspection processes is not a get out of jail free card. Compliance is still required. Thanks.

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