Violation: Missing Junction Box Cover/Exposed Wiring

Violation: Missing Meter Box Cover/Exposed Wiring

Violation: Missing Cover/Exposed Wiring

Violation: Exposed Wiring

Violation: Missing Outlet Cover/Exposed Wiring

Violation: Missing Breaker Box Panel/Exposed Wiring

Violation: Misused Extension Cord

Violation: Missing Outlet Cover/Exposed Wiring/Misused Extension Cord

Violation: Missing Garbage Disposal Electrical Clamp

All electrical fixtures and wiring must be installed in accordance to manufacturer’s specifications, maintained in good condition, and used in a safe manner.

Common Violations

  • Any electrical installation or repair work that takes place behind a wall without a permit
  • Missing light switch and/or outlet cover resulting in exposed electrical wiring
  • Improperly wired outlet receptacle
  • Multiple electrical power strips and extension cords in use
  • Any missing or loose cover that results in exposed electrical wiring including exterior or interior air conditioning units, boilers, water heaters, etc.
  • Missing electrical clamp on garbage disposal

Read the Ordinance

For more information concerning electrical issues, and/or how to obtain an electrical permit, contact Planning & Development Services at, or call 817-459-6502.

Report a Concern

Report a code violation online or by calling the Action Center at 817-459-6777. In case of emergency call 9-1-1.

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