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Chapter 296-46B WAC

Last Update: 5/20/14

ELECTRICAL SAFETY STANDARDS, ADMINISTRATION, AND INSTALLATION

WAC Sections

PART A
NEC INSTALLATION AMENDMENTS, STANDARDS, INSPECTIONS, AND DEFINITIONS
General.
General definitions.
GeneralRequirements for electrical installations.
Wiring and protectionBranch circuits.
Wiring and protectionFeeders.
Wiring and protectionBranch circuit, feeder, and service calculations.
Wiring and protectionOutside branch circuits and feeders.
Wiring and protectionServices.
Overcurrent protection.
Wiring and protectionGrounding and bonding.
Wiring methods and materialsWiring methods.
Wiring methods and materialsOutlet, device, pull and junction boxes.
Wiring methods and materialsNonmetallic-sheathed cable.
Power and control tray cableType TC.
Wiring methods and materialsElectrical metallic tubing.
Wiring methods and materialsConcealed knob-and-tube wiring.
Equipment for general useLuminaires.
Equipment for general useAppliances.
Fixed electric space heating equipment.
Motors, motor circuits, and controllers.
Equipment for general useTransformers and transformer vaults.
Hazardous (classified) locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2.
Special occupancies NEC Class I locations.
Class I, Zone 0, 1, and 2 locations.
Special occupanciesAircraft hangars.
Special occupanciesMotor fuel dispensing facilities.
Special occupanciesHealth care facilities.
Special occupanciesAgricultural buildings.
Special occupanciesMobile homes, manufactured homes and mobile home parks.
Special occupanciesFloating buildings.
Special occupanciesMarinas and boatyards.
Special occupanciesTemporary installations.
Special equipmentElectric signs and outline lighting.
Special equipmentSwimming pools, fountains and similar installations.
Solar photovoltaic systems.
Wind electric systems.
Emergency systems.
Legally required standby systems.
Optional standby systems.
Interconnected electric power production sources.
Fire alarm systems.
Communications systemsCommunications circuits.
PART B - ELECTRICAL PLAN REVIEW
Electrical plan review.
PART C - PERMITS AND FEES
GeneralElectrical work permits and fees.
Equipment standards approval, city ordinances.
Equipment standards.
Inspection fees.
PART D - PROVISIONAL PERMITS
Provisional permits.
PART E - CLASS B PERMITS
Class B permits.
PART F - ADMINISTRATIVE
Electrical/telecommunications contractor's license, administrator certificate and examination, master electrician certificate and examination, electrician certificate and examination, copy, and miscellaneous fees.
Electrical testing laboratory and engineer accreditation fees.
Civil penalty schedule.
Electrical/telecommunications license/certificate types and scope of work.
Electrical/telecommunications contractor's license.
AssignmentAdministrator or master electrician.
Administrator certificate.
Electrician/certificate of competency required.
Training certificate required.
Qualifying for master, journey level, specialty electrician examinations.
Administrator and electrician certificate of competency examinations.
Continuing education and classroom education requirements.
Training schools.
Electrical audit.
EnforcementInstallations, licensing, and certification requirements.
Penalties for false statements or material misrepresentations.
Failure to comply with the electrical contractor licensing, administrator certification, or electrician certification laws.
Electrical boardAppeal rights and hearings.
Engineer approval.
Electrical testing laboratory requirements.