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#18977 - 12/17/02 06:43 AM Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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Why does the Delaware River and Bay Authority feel that they don't need permits and inspections on building built on their property?
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#18978 - 12/17/02 08:11 AM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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Sounds almost like they are abusing the 1732 “stone walls, sod roof, storage for cannon balls on alternate Tuesdays” exemption.

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#18979 - 12/17/02 05:08 PM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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Joe:
Are the buildings on the New Jersy side???

They may apply for permits to the State of NJ instead of the town/city if there property falls under direct DCA supervision.

Please advise..

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#18980 - 12/17/02 09:08 PM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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President Harry S. Truman signed a bill creating the Delaware River Port Authority. Is that the agency to which you refer?
http://www.rve.com/news/back_issues/volume2_issue3/drpa.htm

There is also an entry in the archived guestbook on this site that might give you some leads.

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#18981 - 12/18/02 02:43 PM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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i have a problem with the "exepmt buildings also. in my area, buildings that are owned by the county but are located in the city are exempted from all building inspections. however, when there is a fire in one of those exempted building, the city fire department has to respond . i think thats a dump rule... if you do not want building inspections, you sould have your own fire and police services to answer the calls.

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#18982 - 12/19/02 06:07 AM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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I work for a city governmnet. Technically we are supposed to inspect ourselves (like that will ever happen). From plugs and fixtures danleling from their wires to breaker panels designed with exposed busses on the front (sorry they won't let me take pictures) I have seen much to inspire fear. Every once an a while they get a saftey rumble from the state OSHA office but it never seems to amount to anything. If you want to see something really scary, check out your inspector's office wiring someday.

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#18983 - 12/19/02 06:36 AM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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In Illinois the local fire and building inspectors do not have authority in schools. This is reserved to the State Board of Education.
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#18984 - 12/19/02 06:42 AM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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Joe, is this entity a Federal entity? If so, they are exempt from any local (state, county, city) inspection processes. Should they get inspections? Certainly. Looks like time to spread the word about electrical safety within the federal government. Don't beat anyone over the head, just make your point, which I am sure you of all people can do.

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#18985 - 12/19/02 09:32 AM Re: Buildings Exempt from Electrical Inspection?
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Joe, is this entity a Federal entity?

ANSWER: No

If so, they are exempt from any local (state, county, city) inspection processes.

YES THAT IS TRUE!!

Should they get inspections?

Certainly.

Thanks, I AGREE!!

Looks like time to spread the word about electrical safety within the federal government.

IT IS NOT A SAFETY ISSUE, IT A LICENSING AND INSPECTION ISSUE!!

Don't beat anyone over the head, just make your point, which I am sure you of all people can do.

Rick Miell

REPLY: I won't beat anyone over the head, but I may step on their toes!!




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[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 12-20-2002).]
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