SPS 316.551 SPS 316.551 Recreational vehicles and recreational vehicle parks. Substitute the following wording for 2017 NEC 551.71 (C): A minimum of 20 percent of existing and 40 percent of all new recreational vehicle sites, with electrical supply, shall each be equipped with a 50-ampre, 125/250-volt receptacle conforming to the configuration as identified in Figure 551.46 (C) (1). These electrical supplies shall be permitted to include additional receptacles that have configurations in accordance with 551.81.
SPS 316.551 History History: CR 16-093: cr. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
SPS 316.620 SPS 316.620 Elevators, dumbwaiters, escalators, moving walks, platform lifts and stairway chairlifts. This is a department exception to the requirements in 2011 and 2017 NEC 620: Exception: Wherever NEC 620 requires disconnecting means with overcurrent protection to be located in an elevator machine room, control room, machinery space or control space and the elevator does not have such a room or space directly accessible from a building floor level, such devices shall be located instead in lockable cabinets or electrical rooms accessible only to qualified persons.
SPS 316.620 History History: CR 08-047: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; CR 13-042: am. (title) Register November 2013 No. 695, eff. 12-1-13; CR 14-020: renum. 316.620 to (2), cr. (1) Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; CR 16-093: renum. (1) to SPS 316.620 and am., r. (2) Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
SPS 316.675 SPS 316.675 Electrically driven or controlled irrigation machines.
SPS 316.675(1)(1) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in 2011 NEC 675.8: A service disconnecting means with overcurrent protection shall be provided at the service point in accordance with NEC 230 subchapter VI.
SPS 316.675(2) (2) This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in 2017 NEC 675.8: A service disconnecting means with overcurrent protection shall be provided at the service point in accordance with NEC 230 Part VI.
SPS 316.675 History History: CR 08-047: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; CR 13-042: am. Register November 2013 No. 695, eff. 12-1-13; CR 16-093: renum. SPS 316.675 to (1) and am., cr. (2) Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
SPS 316.680 SPS 316.680 Swimming pools, fountains and similar installations.
SPS 316.680(1)(1) Perimeter surfaces. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements of 2011 NEC 680.26 (B) (2): The requirements specified in NEC 680.26 (B) (2) do not apply to a listed self-contained spa or hot tub constructed with nonmetallic walls.
SPS 316.680(2) (2)Pool water. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements of 2011 NEC 680.26 (C): The requirements specified in NEC 680.26 (C) do not apply to a listed self-contained spa or hot tub constructed with nonmetallic walls.
SPS 316.680 History History: CR 08-047: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; CR 13-042: am. (title) Register November 2013 No. 695, eff. 12-1-13; CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
SPS 316.700 SPS 316.700 Emergency systems.
SPS 316.700(1)(1) Wiring, emergency system. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements of 2011 and 2017 NEC 700.10 (B):
SPS 316.700(1)(a) (a) Except as provided in par. (b), emergency circuit wiring shall be listed raceways, Type AC cable or Type MC cable.
SPS 316.700(1)(b) (b) Emergency lighting fixtures may use flexible cord connections in compliance with NEC 410.62 (C) for electric discharge luminaries.
SPS 316.700(2) (2)General requirements. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in 2011 and 2017 NEC 700.12 (intro.): The enclosure of the alternate source of power located outdoors for emergency systems shall be located at least 10 feet horizontally from any combustible portion of a Type III, Type IV, or Type V building and at least 20 feet from an outdoor electrical transformer, electrical metering, service equipment, or normal power distribution equipment. These dimensions may be reduced where a noncombustible barrier is installed that extends at least 3 feet beyond each side of the alternate power source and transformer. The height of the barrier shall be at least one foot above the top of the transformer, electrical metering, service equipment, or alternate power source, whichever is higher.
SPS 316.700(3) (3)General requirements, dual supplies. The requirements in 2011 and 2017 NEC 700.12 (B) (3) are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 316.700 Note Note: See chs. SPS 361 to 366 for further requirements.
SPS 316.700 History History: CR 08-047: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; CR 13-042: am. (1) (intro.), (3) Register November 2013 No. 695, eff. 12-1-13; CR 16-093: am. (1) (intro.), (2), (3) Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
SPS 316.701 SPS 316.701 Legally required standby systems.
SPS 316.701(1)(1) Addition. This is a department rule in addition to the requirements in 2011 and 2017 NEC 701.12 (intro.): The enclosure of the alternate source of power located outdoors for legally required standby systems shall be located at least 10 feet horizontally from any combustible portion of a Type III, Type IV, or Type V building and at least 20 feet from an outdoor electrical transformer, electrical metering, service equipment, or normal power distribution equipment. These dimensions may be reduced where a noncombustible barrier is installed that extends at least 3 feet beyond each side of the alternate power source and transformer. The height of the barrier shall be at least one foot above the top of the transformer, electrical metering, service equipment, or alternate power source, whichever is higher.
SPS 316.701(2) (2)Deletion. The requirements specified in 2011 and 2017 NEC 701.12 (B) (3) are not included as part of this chapter.
SPS 316.701 Note Note: See chs. SPS 361 to 366 for further requirements.
SPS 316.701 History History: CR 08-047: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; correction in (1) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register February 2009 No. 638; corrections in (1), (2) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2013 No. 695; CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18.
subch. V of ch. SPS 316 Subchapter V — Electrical Inspection
SPS 316.900 SPS 316.900 Purpose. Pursuant to s. 101.82, Stats., the purpose of this subchapter is to establish rules for the inspection of electrical construction of farms, public buildings and places of employment.
SPS 316.900 Note Note: This section is repealed eff. 1-1-20 by CR 16-093.
SPS 316.900 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 08-047: renum. from Comm 16.60 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; r. CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 1-1-20.
SPS 316.905 SPS 316.905 Scope. This subchapter specifies the electrical construction to be inspected, the inspection procedures to be followed and the procedures for connection of electric service.
SPS 316.905 Note Note: This section is repealed eff. 1-1-20 by CR 16-093.
SPS 316.905 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 08-047: renum. from Comm 16.61 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; r. CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 1-1-20.
SPS 316.910 SPS 316.910 Application. This subchapter applies to persons, independent inspection agencies, municipalities and state governmental agencies engaged in the inspection of electrical construction for the purposes of administering and enforcing this chapter on farms and in public buildings and places of employment, and to companies or utilities providing connection of electric service.
SPS 316.910 Note Note: This section is repealed eff. 1-1-20 by CR 16-093.
SPS 316.910 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 08-047: renum. from Comm 16.62 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; r. CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 1-1-20.
SPS 316.915 SPS 316.915 Definitions. In this subchapter:
SPS 316.915(1) (1) “Certified inspector" means a certified commercial electrical inspector.
SPS 316.915(2) (2) “Commercial electrical inspector" means a person who conducts inspections of electrical construction of farms, public buildings and places of employment.
SPS 316.915(4) (4) “Electrical construction" means the installation of electrical wiring.
SPS 316.915(5) (5) “Electrical contractor" means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of erecting, installing, altering, repairing, servicing or maintaining electrical wiring.
SPS 316.915(9) (9) “Independent inspection agency" means any corporation, partnership or sole proprietor, other than a municipal corporation, that performs inspections of buildings.
SPS 316.915(11) (11) “Person" includes all partnerships, associations, and bodies politic or corporate.
SPS 316.915 Note Note: This section is repealed eff. 1-1-20 by CR 16-093.
SPS 316.915 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 08-047: renum. from Comm 16.63 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; correction in (3) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672; CR 16-093: r. (3), (6) to (8), (10), (12), (13) Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 8-1-18; r. CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 1-1-20.
SPS 316.920 SPS 316.920 Authority.
SPS 316.920(1)(1) Departmental authority. Pursuant to ss. 101.82 and 101.84, Stats., the department is granted the authority and jurisdiction over the inspection of electrical construction of farms, public buildings and places of employment.
SPS 316.920(2) (2)Municipal authority.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)(a) Jurisdiction conditions. Pursuant to s. 101.86 (1), Stats., municipalities may exercise jurisdiction over inspection of electrical construction in public buildings and places of employment by passage of ordinances, providing all of the following conditions are complied with:
SPS 316.920(2)(a)1. 1. The municipality's ordinances meet the minimum requirements of this subchapter.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)2. 2. The municipality notifies the department at least 30 days prior to the date upon which the municipality intends to assume the jurisdiction.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)3. 3. The municipality provides the department with a copy of its electrical ordinances and subsequent revisions to the ordinances.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)4. 4. The municipality's ordinances adopt this chapter in its entirety.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)5. 5. The municipality employs or contracts with certified inspectors or independent inspection agencies to perform electrical inspection functions.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)6. 6. The municipality provides the department with the names of its certified inspectors or independent inspection agencies employed or contracted by the municipality.
SPS 316.920(2)(a)7. 7. The municipality provides the department with any information requested by the department relative to the electrical inspection of public buildings and places of employment.
SPS 316.920 Note Note: Section 13.48 (13), Stats., exempts state buildings from local ordinances or regulations relating to building construction, permits and similar restrictions.
SPS 316.920(2)(b) (b) Joint jurisdiction. Municipalities may jointly exercise the jurisdiction granted in par. (a).
SPS 316.920(2)(c) (c) Municipal contracts. A municipality may contract with a certified inspector, independent inspection agency or the department for those inspection services that the municipality does not perform under par. (a) or (b).
SPS 316.920(2)(d) (d) County.
SPS 316.920(2)(d)1.1. Ordinances enacted by a county under this subsection establishing electrical inspection functions shall apply to all municipalities within that county which have not assumed jurisdiction.
SPS 316.920(2)(d)2. 2. Ordinances enacted by a county under this subsection establishing county electrical inspection functions may not prevent or prohibit a municipality within that county from assuming those functions at any time.
SPS 316.920(2)(e) (e) Relinquishing of jurisdiction. The municipality shall notify the department, in writing, at least 30 days prior to the date upon which the municipality intends to relinquish jurisdiction responsibilities.
SPS 316.920 Note Note: This section is repealed eff. 1-1-20 by CR 16-093.
SPS 316.920 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1999, No. 525, eff. 10-1-99; CR 08-047: renum. from Comm 16.64 Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 3-1-09; CR 13-042: am. (2) (c) Register November 2013 No. 695, eff. 12-1-13; r. CR 16-093: am. Register June 2018 No. 650, eff. 1-1-20.
SPS 316.940 SPS 316.940 Inspections.
SPS 316.940(1)(1) Persons authorized to perform inspections.
SPS 316.940(1)(a)(a) General. Inspections performed for a municipality, independent inspection agency or the department for the purpose of administering and enforcing this chapter shall be performed by a certified inspector.
SPS 316.940(1)(b) (b) Right of entry. A certified inspector performing inspections under par. (a) may, during reasonable hours, enter any building or premises in the discharge of his or her official duties for the purpose of making inspections, re-inspections or testing of electrical construction.
SPS 316.940 Note Note: Section SPS 305.63 contains requirements pertaining to the certification of commercial electrical inspectors.
SPS 316.940(2) (2)Municipal inspections.
SPS 316.940(2)(a)(a) Electrical wiring requiring inspection. Municipalities exercising jurisdiction under s. SPS 316.920 (2) shall provide for inspection of all electrical wiring in all of the following:
SPS 316.940(2)(a)1. 1. New construction, additions, alterations and changes of use of public buildings and places of employment requiring submittal of building plans under s. SPS 361.30 for the classes of occupancies specified under sub. (4) (a).
SPS 316.940(2)(a)2. 2. Such other installations as required by the municipality.
SPS 316.940(2)(b) (b) Inspection types. Inspections required to be performed shall be of all of the following types for the purpose of determining if the electrical construction complies with this chapter:
SPS 316.940(2)(b)1. 1. An inspection before the construction is concealed.
SPS 316.940(2)(b)2. 2. Re-inspections, as necessary, to confirm compliance and satisfactory completion of all electrical construction.
SPS 316.940(2)(b)3. 3. A final inspection.
SPS 316.940(2)(c) (c) Permit required.
SPS 316.940(2)(c)1.1. Except as provided in subd. 2., electrical wiring as specified in par. (a) may not be installed until an application for a permit and the required fees have been submitted to the municipality exercising jurisdiction under s. SPS 316.920 (2).
SPS 316.940(2)(c)2. 2. Under emergency conditions, the necessary electrical construction may be commenced without submitting an application for a permit. The person performing the emergency electrical construction shall report the construction to the municipality no later than the next business day. The emergency electrical construction shall conform to this chapter.
SPS 316.940(2)(d) (d) Inspection.
SPS 316.940(2)(d)1.1. Upon completion of the electrical wiring required to be inspected under par. (a) or before any electrical wiring is to be hidden from view, the person, firm or corporation installing the electrical wiring shall notify the municipality that the installation is ready for inspection.
SPS 316.940(2)(d)2. 2. The certified inspector responsible for the inspection shall perform the requested inspection within 2 business days after receiving notification.
SPS 316.940(2)(d)3. 3. If upon inspection, it is found that the installation is fully in compliance with this chapter and the municipal ordinances, the certified inspector shall approve the installation and authorize concealment of the electrical wiring or connection of electric service. For connection of electric service, the certified inspector shall issue the certificate required in s. SPS 316.950 (1).
SPS 316.940(2)(d)4. 4. If the installation is incomplete or not in compliance with this chapter or the municipal ordinances, orders to correct shall be issued in accordance with the municipal ordinances.
SPS 316.940(3) (3)Independent agency inspections.
SPS 316.940(3)(a)(a) Municipalities. Independent inspection agencies performing inspections for municipalities exercising jurisdiction under s. SPS 316.920 (2) shall provide inspections in accordance with the requirements of sub. (2) for municipalities.
SPS 316.940(3)(b) (b) Department. Independent inspection agencies performing inspections for the department shall provide inspections as specified in the contract with the department.
SPS 316.940(4) (4)Department inspection program.
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