Tex. Occ. Code Section 1305.201
Municipal or Regional Regulation


(a)

This chapter does not prohibit a municipality or region from regulating electricians or residential appliance installers by:

(1)

enacting an ordinance requiring inspections;

(2)

offering examinations;

(3)

issuing municipal or regional licenses; or

(4)

collecting permit fees for municipal or regional licenses and examinations from appliance installers for work performed in the municipality or region.

(b)

A municipality or region may not require a person to take a municipal or regional examination if that person holds the appropriate license issued under this chapter and is working within the scope of that license.

(c)

A municipality may adopt procedures for the:

(1)

adoption of local amendments to the National Electrical Code; and

(2)

administration and enforcement of that code.

(d)

Electrical work performed within the corporate limits of a municipality must be installed in accordance with all applicable local ordinances.

(e)

Electrical work performed in an unincorporated area of the state must be installed in accordance with standards at least as stringent as the requirements of the state electrical code as adopted under Section 1305.101 (General Powers and Duties).

(f)

A municipality or region may not collect a permit fee, registration fee, administrative fee, or any other fee from an electrician who holds a license issued under this chapter for work performed in the municipality or region. This subsection does not prohibit a municipality or region from collecting a building permit fee.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1062, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 418 (S.B. 1222), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 285 (H.B. 3329), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2017.

Source: Section 1305.201 — Municipal or Regional Regulation, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­1305.­htm#1305.­201 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

1305.001
Short Title
1305.002
Definitions
1305.003
Exemptions
1305.004
Nonapplicability of Law Governing Cancellation of Certain Transactions
1305.051
Electrical Safety and Licensing Advisory Board
1305.052
Terms
1305.053
Presiding Officer
1305.054
Compensation
1305.101
General Powers and Duties
1305.102
Rules
1305.103
Fees
1305.104
Powers and Duties of Advisory Board
1305.105
Personnel
1305.151
License Required
1305.152
Application Requirements
1305.153
Master Electrician
1305.154
Master Sign Electrician
1305.155
Journeyman Electrician
1305.156
Journeyman Sign Electrician
1305.157
Residential Wireman
1305.158
Maintenance Electrician
1305.159
Electrical Contractor
1305.160
Electrical Sign Contractor
1305.161
Apprentice
1305.162
Examinations
1305.163
Examination Results
1305.164
Nonresident License Applicant
1305.165
License Issuance
1305.166
Display of License
1305.167
License Renewal
1305.201
Municipal or Regional Regulation
1305.202
Scope of Municipal or Regional License
1305.251
Grounds for Denial or Disciplinary Action
1305.252
Requested Suspension by Local Government
1305.253
Hearings
1305.254
New Application by Holder of Revoked License
1305.301
Administrative Penalty
1305.302
Cease and Desist Order
1305.303
Criminal Penalty
1305.1575
Career and Technology Education Program for Residential Wireman License
1305.1601
Journeyman Industrial Electrician
1305.1605
Journeyman Lineman
1305.1615
Emergency Electrician License
1305.1617
Residential Appliance Installer
1305.1618
Residential Appliance Installation Contractor
1305.1645
License Eligibility Requirements for Applicants with Military Experience

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1305.201’s source at texas​.gov