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#16612 - 11/13/02 03:24 PM HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
mj Offline
Registered: 06/10/02
Posts: 188
Loc: meriidian, ms
is homeowner wiring premitted in your city? all wiring must be done by a licensed electrician with proper permits in my city.
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#16613 - 11/13/02 04:22 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
Surge_in_fl Offline
Registered: 10/06/02
Posts: 17
Loc: Tampa, Florida
I live in the Tampa, St Pete area of Florida. The local building departments will issue a homeowners permit for electrical wiring. They perfer to have a qualitified person do the installation but they will accept a proper installation done by the homeowner.
#16614 - 11/13/02 05:52 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6833
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
State of NJ; homeowner of 1 family residence that he/she occupies can obtain a permit for electrical, plumbing, etc. It must be a single family, owner occupied residence. All other structures have to be done by a licensed EC.
#16615 - 11/13/02 09:11 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
ElectricAL Offline
Registered: 10/10/01
Posts: 615
Loc: Minneapolis, MN USA
Ditto Hotline's comment for the State of Minn.

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#16616 - 11/14/02 07:42 AM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
Roger Loock Offline
Registered: 10/04/02
Posts: 16
Loc: Hillsboro,Oregon,USA
Here in Oregon, homeowner can get a permit and do the work and it must be inspected.
#16617 - 11/14/02 01:39 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
pauluk Offline
Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
No such thing as electrical permits and inspections here in England. A homeowner is free to carry out any wiring he wishes.
#16618 - 11/14/02 02:47 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
nesparky Offline
Registered: 06/21/01
Posts: 650
Loc: omaha,ne
NE has same rule as NJ
#16619 - 11/14/02 03:17 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
electure Offline

Registered: 12/24/00
Posts: 4229
Loc: Fullerton, CA USA
So CA.
You can do your own work as a homeowner.. with a real neat exception.
The City of Laguna Beach has an "Owner/Builder" test that you must pass before they will issue you a permit. Although fairly simple, it weeds out the totally uneducated.
I think it's a great idea...S
#16620 - 11/14/02 05:20 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
George Offline
Registered: 02/23/02
Posts: 380
OK lets owners and tenents do wiring.

There may or may not be exceptions depending on who you talk to.
#16621 - 11/14/02 05:26 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6833
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
The "TEST" sounds like a real good idea..maybe the legislatures will read this. If I had a lifetime to spend here typing, and you guys had the same to read it, boy there are some "Homeowner Horrors".
IE: Today, a guy says "I don't want receptacle" " only want two in room by bed"
gave him the 6-12 cut sheet, and the 2-4 for the kitchen, a red sticker and said 'bye.
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