AN ACT TO SPECIFY THAT WHEN APPLIANCE INSTALLERS ARE LICENSED TO PERFORM ALL ASPECTS OF AN INSTALLATION, JUST ONE PERMIT AND INSPECTION WILL BE REQUIRED. Enacted June 19, 2013. Effective July 1, 2013.
Summary date: Jun 24 2013 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 5 2013 - View summary
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Removes the proposed language from GS 153A-360 and GS 160A-420 and instead adds that language to GS 153A-357 and GS 160A-417. Adds that in addition to capping the cost of the permit to the cost of any one individual trade permit, a city or county is also prohibited from increasing the costs of fees to offset the loss of revenue caused by the provision.
Summary date: May 15 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 153A-360 (applicable to counties) and GS 160A-420 (applicable to cities) to provide that when a person licensed under GS 87-21 (plumbing) or GS 87-43 (electrical contracting) installs or replaces any natural gas, propane gas, or electrical appliance on an existing structure, cities and counties may not require more than one permit. Provides that the cost of the permit must not exceed the cost of any one individual trade permit issued by that city or county. Previous version did not include electrical contracting or the installation or replacement of electrical appliances.
Summary date: Mar 27 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 153A-360 (applicable to counties) and GS 160A-420 (applicable to cities) to prohibit requiring any permit other than a plumbing permit for the installation of any natural gas or propane appliance by an installer who has a plumbing license, as long as the installation does not otherwise require the installer to hold another license. Effective July 1, 2013.