• May 1, 2020 2:10 PM

I’m an electrician. Can I work on a residential or commercial project under the Order?

I’m an electrician. Can I work on a residential or commercial project under the Order?

I’m an electrician. Can I work on a residential or commercial project under the Order? 150 150 Sonoma County Emergency and Preparedness Information

It depends on whether the structure is occupied, and if so, whether the work is necessary for the safety, sanitation, or habitability the structure and cannot be reasonably delayed.  Electrical work on an unoccupied structure, or the exterior of an occupied structure is permitted.  However, electrical work to the interior of an occupied structure may only be conducted if it is necessary for the safety, sanitation, or habitability of the structure, and cannot be reasonably delayed.  Section 16.f.vii, the order lists examples of work that is necessary for the safety, sanitation, or habitability of a structure.  This list includes, “electrical work needed to supply electricity and to maintain a safe electrical system.”

Businesses performing allowed construction must incorporate construction specific safety requirements into their Social Distancing Protocols.  See Appendices A and B of the Order.