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Ord 91-2002 11/5/2002 ORDINANCE NO. (\.- ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OR THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 22, BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS, ARTICLE III. ELECTRICITY, DIVISION 4. ELECTRICAL STANDARDS, SECTION 22-401. NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE; FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE MEETING AT WHICH THIS ORDINANCE WAS PASSED WAS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS REQUIRED BY LAW. WHEREAS, the Electrical Board of Examiners has determined that an amendment to the Electrical Standards included in Section 22, Buildings and Building Regulations of the Wichita Falls Code of Ordinances, is necessary to advance public purposes relating to the quality of life, appearance and function of the City; and WHEREAS, the Electrical Board of Examiners recommends the adoption of an exception to the requirements governing Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection; and WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Wichita Falls concurs with the recommendations included herein. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. Chapter 22, Buildings and Building Regulations, Article III, Electricity, Division 4, Electrical Standards, Section 22-401 National Electrical Code, is hereby amended as follows: "National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition, Chapter 2 Wiring and Protection, Article 210 Branch Circuits 210.12 Arc-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection. (A) Definition. An arc-fault circuit interrupter is a device intended to provide protection from the effects of arc faults by recognizing characteristics unique to arcing and by functioning to de-energize the circuit when an arc fault is detected. (B) Dwelling Unit Bedrooms. All branch circuits that supply 125-volt, single-phase, 15- and 20-ampere outlets installed in dwelling unit bedrooms shall be protected by an arc- fault circuit interrupter listed to provide protection of the entire branch circuit. 1 r (1) ADD-ONS – are defined as additions to an existing residence, duplex or multi- family dwelling, where article 210.12 shall apply if the panel board has to be changed out for the new addition. If an existing panel board is not capable of handling the new ARC-FAULT breakers and there is room to add additional breakers for the add-on, there shall be no requirement of this article. (2) REMODELS—where a bedroom is existing and the owner, or electrical contractor extends the circuits that already exist or new circuits are added, these rules shall apply." SECTION 2. It is hereby officially found and determined that the meeting at which this ordinance was passed was open to the public as required by law. PASSED AND APPROVED this the 5th day of November 2002. MAYOR ATTEST: 11 . : _ A .1 City lerk 1 Affidavit of Publication ORDINANCE 20 AMEND- THE STATE OF TEXAS #1599923 ORDINANCE AME ING APPENDIX B,ZON- INGORDINANCE,OF COUNTY OF WICHITA THE CODE OF ORDI- NANCES AT CHAPTER 31 ,SUBCHAPTER 3130, BY ADDIING DAY CARE On this 27th day of November, 2002 AD... CENTER,COMMER- CIAL TO THE LIST OF Personally appeared before me, the undersigned authority CONDITIONAL USES IN THE SINGLE FAMILY-I Kathy Salan bookkeeper for the Times Publishing Company AND SINGLE FAMILY-2 DISTRICT; of Wichita Falls,publishers of the Wichita Falls ORDIINNANNCE OFITHE Times/Record News, a newspaper published at CIY COUNCIL OR THE CITY OF WICHITA ' Wichita Falls in Wichita County, Texas, and upon being FALLS TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER duly sworn by me, on oath states that the attached 22, BUILDINGS AND BUILDING R E G U L A- advertisement is a true and correct copy of advertising TIONS,ARTICLE III. ELECTRICITY,DIVI- published in One (1) issues thereof on the following SION 4. ELECTRICAL STANDARDS,SECTION dates: 22-401. NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE; ORDINANCE NO.93-2002 y ORDINANCE OF THE November 24, 2002 CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, AMENDING CHAPTER 58,ARTICLE IV OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY THE ADDITION OF SECTION 58-111,SMOK- ING IN MPEC FACILI- TIES PROHIBITED; Bookkeeper for Times Publishing Company of Wichita Falls ORDINANCE NO.94-2002 P g P y ORDINANCE OF THE' CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF WICHITA FALLS, TEXAS, AMENDING PART II OF Subscribed and sworn to before me this the day and year THE CODE OF ORDI- NANCES y y AT CHAPTER first above written: 22, BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULA- TIONS,AT ARTICLE II, BUILDING CODES; AND AT ARTICLE VIII, DANGEROUS BUILD- INGS OR STRUCTURES; - PROVIDING A RE- v�� PE,A LER CLAUSE; • PROVIDING FOR IN- CLUSION IN THE CODE. 40,C∎I. a �1�iY rJL�O °o v 4 • • .r • .1 c, fJI- , . s I O-.*898 8