It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to place any wires of any kind or description in or about any building in the City which are intended for the purpose of conveying electric current for light, heat or power, without first having made application to the City Clerk and secured from him a license authorizing such person, firm or corporation to engage in the business of electrical wiring within the City. The fee for such license shall be Five Dollars ($5) on the 31st day of December of each year. Such license shall not be issued until said person, firm or corporation has made payment of the license fee and filed with the City Clerk a good and sufficient surety bond executed to the City of Wakefield in the sum on One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) conditioned that the principal and his or its employees, agents and servants will comply with all of the ordinances of the City governing electrical wiring and installation and will hold and save the City free and harmless from all loss or damage to persons or property resulting from or arising out of the negligence or failure of such persons to use due care in performing any work for which such license is required; Provided, that no such license or bond shall be required of an electrical utility company operating in the City under a franchise, nor of its employees when engaged in working for said company.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 4-501)
Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this Article shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined in any sum not exceeding One Hundred Dollars ($100), or be imprisoned not to exceed thirty (30) days, or be both so fined and imprisoned.
(R.O. 1965, Sec. 4-502)