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Old 11-14-2012, 09:41 AM   #31
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How many adopted amendments?
Follow this link to the 2011 NEC amendments for New Jersey. Go to page 46.

Follow this link to the list of all New Jersey model codes.

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It is my understanding that most of the towns along the Jersey shore in storm damaged areas are waiving permit fees for repairs. Check with your local building department for further information. Also, beware of unlicensed scumbags and trunk slammers. Make sure the contractor is licensed. Avoid anyone who asks you to take out the permit in your name.
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Old 11-19-2012, 09:56 PM   #33
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This is a 16 page document and can be found here.
I found this in that document:

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23. Do architects, professional engineers, landscape architects, land surveyors, electrical contractors, master plumbers, locksmiths, burglar alarm businesses, fire alarm businesses, new home builders, or any other individuals or businesses that already hold licenses from the State of New Jersey have to register?
No. As long as the licensee is acting within the scope of his or her profession, he or she is exempt from registration....

That whole document is irrelevant in this section !
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....Only the homeowner is allowed to work on his own dwelling without a license. Not your brother, father, sister, aunt, uncle and so on....
Then how do you explain this from your other document that you linked:

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...18. I plan to help my cousin remodel her house. Do I have to register? No. The registration requirements do not apply to any person performing a home improvement on a home he or she owns or that is owned by a member of his or her family....
You didn't mention cousin so I guess those are exempt?
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I found this in that document:




That whole document is irrelevant in this section !
The linked document does not cover licensed plumbers or electricians as they are covered by their respective licensing laws. The document covers builders and remodeling contractors and such. Just trying to get helpful information out. I started this thread mainly for electrical but it kind of evolved.
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Then how do you explain this from your other document that you linked:



You didn't mention cousin so I guess those are exempt?
"and so on" would cover cousins. Electrical and plumbing is covered under their respective licensing laws. But if a plumber also does the tile, sheetrock and cabinet work they also have to be a registered remodeling contractor also. If an electrical contractor is also a general contractor they haved to be a registered remodeling contractor also. Anyone who holds a state license does not have to register as a remodeling contractor unless they are performing work covered by the remodeling contractor regs.
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New Jersey Administrative Code for here states the following on page 16;

b) Every licensee who performs or supervises work described in (a) above shall secure permits
when required and, within a reasonable time after completion of the work, secure an
inspection of the completed work when required to ensure conformity with the State Uniform
Construction Code Act, N.J.S.A. 52:27D-119 et seq., and its implementing rules set forth in
the Uniform Construction Code, N.J.A.C. 5:23.


The EC has to obtain a final inspection, but it doesn't require him/her to call for the inspection. The "responsible person in charge of the work" is the person who should call for inspections. This insures that all inspections are obtained. The responsible person could be the GC or HO, or the EC. Depends on who's name is on the permit.
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I am in this situation right now (re-wiring a house as a HO). From what I gather from this thread I am now required to follow 2011 NEC code. As far as basic wiring (I dont have a garage, use a boiler system, gas range, radiant heat, etc), is there major changes that would effect the way I wire. I dont have the 2011 Code book currently and am not super strong at deciphering and reading the code books. I have had much better answers from the people on here with regards to this stuff. To be safe, I have bought all Tamper Resistant outlets, pretty much all Arc Fault Breakers other than basement, outdoors, etc, and will upgrade to 200 AMP service. Just like in previous NEC's I have all my GFI outlets i need. I have a feeling I am going to miss a few things in my rough-in inspection, but hey, learning experience I guess.

One questions I do have is when calculating my watts for each circuit (to provide to the inspector) what is the best way to incorporate the Outlet wattage? How do the pro's do this when they are submitting the permits? I had a friend (former electrician) say that they would take the living space and multiply times three and use that for the watts. Is this correct thinking and will the permit be accepted if I use this methodology? Or am I just wishing it were that easy...?

Thanks and any help is appreciated guys.

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I am in this situation right now (re-wiring a house as a HO). From what I gather from this thread I am now required to follow 2011 NEC code. As far as basic wiring (I dont have a garage, use a boiler system, gas range, radiant heat, etc), is there major changes that would effect the way I wire. I dont have the 2011 Code book currently and am not super strong at deciphering and reading the code books. I have had much better answers from the people on here with regards to this stuff. To be safe, I have bought all Tamper Resistant outlets, pretty much all Arc Fault Breakers other than basement, outdoors, etc, and will upgrade to 200 AMP service. Just like in previous NEC's I have all my GFI outlets i need. I have a feeling I am going to miss a few things in my rough-in inspection, but hey, learning experience I guess.

One questions I do have is when calculating my watts for each circuit (to provide to the inspector) what is the best way to incorporate the Outlet wattage? How do the pro's do this when they are submitting the permits? I had a friend (former electrician) say that they would take the living space and multiply times three and use that for the watts. Is this correct thinking and will the permit be accepted if I use this methodology? Or am I just wishing it were that easy...?

Thanks and any help is appreciated guys.

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Nice! We love the area and I am trying to get this house situated...we bought an old house which we currently have gutted. I should take a bunch of pics and move to the projects page.

Anyway, just am tyring to avoid a bunch of surprises during the inspection. I am attempting to put in my permit apps for tomorrow to start the work as early as next week if I can get it back in time.

Any advice on the outlets question? For some reason I am having difficulty finding the answer...

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Nice! We love the area and I am trying to get this house situated...we bought an old house which we currently have gutted. I should take a bunch of pics and move to the projects page.

Anyway, just am tyring to avoid a bunch of surprises during the inspection. I am attempting to put in my permit apps for tomorrow to start the work as early as next week if I can get it back in time.

Any advice on the outlets question? For some reason I am having difficulty finding the answer...

Tom
There is no limit to the number of receptacles placed on a general lighting circuit. You need one 15A general lighting circuit for every 600 sq. ft of living space. The work you are performing falls under the ReHab subcode. Refer to post #14. GFI protection still falls under the 2005 NEC for certain areas. If you only replace existing receptacles with new wiring, no AFCI is required. Any new wiring has to be AFCI protected.

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