(1) All electrical service materials, equipment, and installation for uses permitted with or without a permit in a designated floodplain or floodway shall conform to the following conditions:

(a) All incoming power service equipment including all metering equipment, control centers, transformers, distribution and lighting panels, and all other stationary equipment must be located at least 2 feet above the elevation of the base flood;

(b) Portable or movable electrical equipment may be placed below the elevation of the base flood provided that the equipment can be disconnected by a single plug-and-socket assembly of the submersible type;

(c) The main power service line shall have automatically operated electrical disconnect equipment or manually operated electrical disconnect equipment located at an accessible remote location outside the designated floodplain and above the elevation of the base flood; and

(d) All electrical wiring systems installed below the elevation of the base flood shall be suitable for continuous submergence and may not contain fibrous components.

History: Sec. 76-5-208, MCA; IMP, Sec. 76-5-401 through 76-­5-402, and Sec. 76-5-404 through 76-5-406, MCA; NEW, Eff. 9/4/74; AMD, 1989 MAR p. 1665, Eff. 10/27/89.