Oregon Statutes - Chapter 479 - Protection of Buildings From Fire; Electrical Safety Law - Section 479.550 - No work on new electrical installation until permit issued; temporary permit; rules.

(1) Except as provided in ORS 479.540, no person shall work on any new electrical installation for which a permit has not been issued.

(2) The Electrical and Elevator Board shall adopt by rule provisions to require a city or a county to issue a temporary permit to be used for emergency or unanticipated work which will be valid for seven days to a licensed electrical contractor prior to the start of an electrical installation to allow contractor response prior to purchase of the actual electrical permit.

(3) The board shall require a city or a county to revoke the temporary permit of the licensed electrical contractor who fails to comply with the Electrical Safety Law. [1959 c.406 §5; 1981 c.815 §9; subsections (2) and (3) enacted as 1991 c.368 §2; 1993 c.744 §120]

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