All boat dock or marina owners or operators shall comply with the following requirements to prevent electrical shock, electrocution or injury to users of their facilities and the surrounding areas:
(1) All electrical wiring involving 110 AC or 220 AC shall be installed by and maintained by a holder of a valid West Virginia journeyman electrician license or master electrician license in accordance with the most recently adopted versions of the National Fire Protection Association's Standards for Marinas and Boatyards (NFPA 303) and the National Electric Code (NFPA 70);
(2) Install ground fault circuit interrupters on all boat dock and marina electrical wiring circuits; and
(3) Cause an inspection before August 1, 2014 and at least
once every three years thereafter by a West Virginia licensed
electrical inspector of all sources of electrical supply, including
ship-to-shore power pedestals, submergible pumps, and sewage
pump-out facilities, that could result in unsafe electrical current
in the water.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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