36-16-15. Electric wiring--Personal residence or farmstead--Inspection and fee--Report--Violation as misdemeanor--Promulgation of rules.

No license is required of a person installing electric wiring in the person's own residence or farmstead, including on the premises of a single-family dwelling unit that is in the process of being constructed if the person owns the premises and intends to occupy the premises as the person's residence when construction is complete. Entrance installations in excess of sixty amperes capacity, circuits or the installation of electrical parts of other apparatus shall be subject to inspection and payment of an inspection fee as provided by §§ 36-16-29 and 36-16-30. Failure to report this work as required by law is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

The commission shall promulgate rules, pursuant to chapter 1-26, to establish criteria for authorizing persons to install electric wiring under this section.

Source: SL 1963, ch 216, § 6 (3) as added by SL 1967, ch 128, § 3; SL 1986, ch 315, § 4; SL 2020, ch 160, § 1.