48-64. Electrical Facilities
Facilities Required. Every occupied building shall be provided with an electrical system in compliance
with the requirements of this section and Section 48-65.
Service. The size and usage of appliances and equipment shall serve as a basis for determining the need
for additional facilities in accordance with the North Carolina Electrical Code. Dwelling units shall be
served by a three-wire, 120/240 volt, and single-phase electrical service having a rating of not less than
Electrical System Hazards. Where it is found that the electrical system in a structure constitutes a hazard
to the occupants or the structure by reason of inadequate service, improper fusing, insufficient receptacle
and lighting outlets, improper wiring or installation, deterioration or damage, or for similar reasons, the
Code official shall require the defects to be corrected to eliminate the hazard.