TITLE 14               HOUSING AND CONSTRUCTION

CHAPTER 10       ELECTRICAL CODES

PART 5                 2007 NEW MEXICO ELECTRICAL SAFETY CODE

 

14.10.5.1               ISSUING AGENCY:  Construction Industries Division of the Regulation and Licensing Department. 

[14.10.5.1 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.1 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.2               SCOPE:  This rule applies to all contracting work performed on all customer-owned electrical distribution and transmission facilities in New Mexico, on or after July 1, 2004, that are subject to the jurisdiction of CID, unless performed pursuant to a permit for which an application was received by the division before that date.

[14.10.5.2 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.2 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.3               STATUTORY AUTHORITY:  NMSA 1978 Section 60-13-9 and 60-13-44.

[14.10.5.3 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.3 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.4               DURATION:  Permanent.

[14.10.5.4 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.4 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.5               EFFECTIVE DATE:  July 1, 2008, unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[14.10.5.5 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.5 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.6               OBJECTIVE:  The purpose of this rule is to establish minimum standards for contracting work performed on all customer-owned electrical distribution and transmission facilities in New Mexico.

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14.10.5.7               DEFINITIONS:  [Reserved]

 

14.10.5.8               ADOPTION OF THE 2007 NATIONAL ELECTRICAL SAFETY CODE:

                A.            This rule adopts by reference the 2007 national electrical safety code, as amended by this rule.

                B.            In this rule, each provision is numbered to correspond with the numbering of the 2007 national electrical safety code.

[14.10.5.8 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.8 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.9               SECTION 1. INTRODUCTION TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL SAFETY CODE.

                A.            011. Purpose.  See this section of the NESC and add the following new subsection:  E. Electrical customer-owned distribution systems are subject to the NMESC.  Customer-owned distribution systems include all (non-utility owned or operated) overhead or underground primary or secondary voltage electrical power line construction, installation, alteration, repairs, or maintenance.

                B.            016.  Effective date.  Delete this section of the NESC.

[14.10.5.9 NMAC - Rp, 14.10.5.9 NMAC, 07-01-08]

 

14.10.5.10             SECTIONS 2 - 44.  See these sections of the NESC.

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14.10.5.11             APPENDICES A through E.  See these sections of the NESC.

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HISTORY OF 14.10.5 NMAC:

Pre-NMAC Regulatory Filing History:  The material in this part was derived from that previously filed with the commission of public records, state records center and archives under:

CIC 77-5, 1977 National Electrical Safety Code, filed 11-1-77.

CID EB 81-2, 1981 National Electrical Safety Code, filed 12-23-81.

 

History of Repealed Material:  The material in this part was derived from that previously filed renumbered as 14 NMAC 10.2 in parallel table published in the New Mexico Register Volume VII, No. 9 on May 15, 1996 and is hereby repealed effective July 1, 1999. Promulgation of 14 NMAC 10.2 - National Electrical Safety Code 1997, filed concurrently with this repeal, will be effective July 1, 1999.

14 NMAC 10.2 - National Electrical Safety Code 1997 (filed 6-01-1999) repealed 11-19-2004.

14.10.5 NMAC, 2002 New Mexico Electrical Safety Code (filed 10-18-2004) repealed 07-01-2008.

 

Other History:

CID EB 81-2, 1981 National Electrical Safety Code (filed 12-23-81) was renumbered, reformatted and replaced by 14 NMAC 10.2, National Electrical Safety Code 1997, effective 7-01-1999.

14 NMAC 10.2, National Electrical Safety Code 1997 (filed 6-01-1999) was renumbered, reformatted and replaced by 14.10.5 NMAC, 2002 New Mexico Electrical Safety Code, effective 11-19-2004.

14.10.5 NMAC, 2002 New Mexico Electrical Safety Code (filed 10-18-2004) and part name later changed to “2005 New Mexico Electrical Safety Code” (filed 01-03-06) repealed and replaced by 14.10.5 NMAC, Housing and Construction, Electrical Safety Codes, 2007 New Mexico Electrical Safety Code, effective 07-01-08.