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#16612 - 11/13/02 07:24 PM HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
mj  Offline
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 186
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 08:22 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
Surge_in_fl  Offline
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 17
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 09:52 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
HotLine1  Offline

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,872
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 - 11/14/02 01:11 AM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
ElectricAL  Offline
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 597
Minneapolis, MN USA
Ditto Hotline's comment for the State of Minn.


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#16616 - 11/14/02 11:42 AM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
Roger Loock  Offline
Joined: Oct 2002
Posts: 16
Here in Oregon, homeowner can get a permit and do the work and it must be inspected.

#16617 - 11/14/02 05:39 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
pauluk  Offline
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 7,520
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 06:47 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
nesparky  Offline
Joined: Jun 2001
Posts: 642
NE has same rule as NJ


#16619 - 11/14/02 07:17 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
electure  Offline

Joined: Dec 2000
Posts: 4,262
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 09:20 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
George  Offline
Joined: Feb 2002
Posts: 375
OK lets owners and tenents do wiring.

There may or may not be exceptions depending on who you talk to.

#16621 - 11/14/02 09:26 PM Re: HOMEOWNERS WIRING ?  
HotLine1  Offline

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,872
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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