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(Published at www.mcpcity.com beginning on November 8, 2022)
ORDINANCE NO. 3383
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MCPHERSON, KANSAS ADOPTING THE 2017 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRIC CODE, REGULATING AND GOVERNING THE INSTALLATION, ALTERATION AND REPAIR OF ELECTRICAL WIRING AND APPURTENANCES THERETO, INCLUDING PERMITS AND PENALTIES; AMENDING SECTION 18-241 AND 18-242 OF THE MCPHERSON CITY CODE, AS AMENDED, AND ALL OTHER ORDINANCES, PARTS OF ORDINANCES AND MCPHERSON CITY CODE SECTIONS AND PARTS OF CODE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT THEREWITH.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MCPHERSON, KANSAS:
The governing body of the City of McPherson, Kansas does ordain as follows:
Section 1. Sections 18-241 and 18-242 of the Code of the City of McPherson, Kansas, are hereby deleted in their entirety and in their place the following is inserted:
Section 2. The following sections are hereby revised:
Section 110-5 shall be amended to read: “Conductors normally used to carry current shall be of copper, except those conductors used in service entrance connections.”
Section 250-50 is supplemented with the following clarifications:
The following is added to the National Electrical Code:
Section 3. All other ordinances or parts of ordinances and City Code sections or parts of sections in conflict herewith or with the provisions of said National Electric Code are hereby amended to conform to the provisions of this ordinance and said Property Maintenance Code.
Section 4. That if any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this ordinance is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The governing body of the City of McPherson hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance, and each section, subsection, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared unconstitutional.
Section 5. That nothing in this ordinance or in the National Electric Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in Section 1 of this ordinance; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this ordinance.
Section 6. That the City Clerk is hereby ordered and directed to cause a summary of this ordinance to be published once in the official city newspaper after its passage by the governing body and signature by the mayor and comply with K.S.A. 12-3007(b).
Section 7. This ordinance shall also be effective for all land laying outside of the city limits of McPherson, Kansas, but inside the extraterritorial limits subject to city control as granted by state statute and/or county action, as amended from time to time.
Section 8. That this ordinance and the rules, regulations, provisions, requirements, orders and matters established and adopted hereby shall take effect and be in full force and effect from and after its passage, signature and publication.
Passed by the governing body November 8, 2022
city of Mcpherson, kansas
Thomas A. Brown, Mayor
Britta Erkelenz, City Clerk