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24.301.402    DEFINITIONS

(1) For the purposes of this subchapter, the following definitions shall apply:

(a) "Maintenance Work" means ordinary and customary in-plant or onsite installations, modification, additions, or repairs, which shall be limited to: relamping fixtures, replacing ballasts, trouble-shooting, motor controls, replacing motors, breakers, magnetic starters, in a kind-for-kind manner. "Maintenance Work" will also include the connection of listed factory-assembled equipment that can be directly connected to an existing branch-circuit or panelboard by means of a factory-installed lead. If a new circuit is required to operate the equipment, or if the size of the supply conductors needs to be increased, this will be considered new work and not "Maintenance Work."

(b) "Permittee" means the property owner that is responsible for the installation of electrical wiring and equipment authorized by an electrical permit, or the license holder named as the "Responsible Licensed Electrician" for an "Electrical Contractor," who is responsible for the installation of electrical wiring and equipment authorized by an electrical permit. On farm and ranch installations used in conjunction with an agricultural or livestock raising operation, the term "Permittee" will mean the owner, owner's agent, and/or person(s) employed by the owner on a full-time basis as a farm or ranch employee(s) at the farm or ranch involved.

(c) "Provisional Power" means the connection of electrical power to any part of a premises wiring system from any source of energy, prior to the final inspection and approval of the installation by the electrical inspector.

(d) "Rental Property" means any property utilized by any person(s) for other than the owner's personal use with or without the consideration of compensation for the use.

(e) "State Electrical Code" means the edition of the National Electrical Code or any other model electrical code, which is adopted, and as it may be modified by the department for use as a construction standard in and by Montana's electrical industry. 

History: 50-60-603, MCA; IMP, 50-60-603, MCA; NEW, 2007 MAR p. 112, Eff. 1/26/07; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1733, Eff. 7/30/10.

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