South Dakota Administrative Rules
Chapter 20:44:19 - Inspection procedures.
20:44:19:07 - Commission's responsibility to provide inspections for inspection fees paid

20:44:19:07. Commission's responsibility to provide inspections for inspection fees paid. The following standardized inspection procedure applies when the electrical inspector is unable to make contact with the installer:

(1) Any installer must provide at least 72 hour notification to the commission office when an electrical job is at a rough-in stage requiring inspection to assure compliance with the National Electrical Code, a stage of correcting or completing items on a report, or prior to occupancy for final inspection. Failure to comply is subject to a $100 administrative fee. Notification forms shall be supplied by the commission when requested by the contractor;

(2) The commission shall attempt to provide notification announcing the attempt to conduct an inspection. The notification will contain instructions for the installer or owner to contact the inspector to schedule an inspection appointment;

(3) If there is no response from the first notification, the inspector shall make an additional attempt to inspect. If the inspector is still unable to make an inspection, the commission shall attempt to provide additionalnotification stating the installation has been finaled without confirming compliance; and

(4) Permits requiring multiple rough-ins and/or more than one scheduled final inspection will be charged an additional fee according to § 20:44:20:10.

Source: 2 SDR 89, effective July 2, 1976; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 20 SDR 222, effective July 6, 1994; transferred from § 20:44:11:08, August 12, 1994; 32 SDR 37, effective September 7, 2005; 37 SDR 236, effective June 29, 2011; 43 SDR 181, effective July 10, 2017.

General Authority: SDCL 36-16-12.

Law Implemented: SDCL 36-16-29.

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