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Chapter 6 Mechanical and Electrical Requirements is amended as follows:

(a) Section 602.2 Residential occupancies is amended as follows:

Dwellings shall be provided with heating facilities in accordance with Title 23 Buildings and Construction. Cooking appliances, fireplaces, and portable space heaters shall not be used as a means to provide required heating.

(b) Section 602.3 Heat Supply is amended as follows:

Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling units or sleeping units on terms, either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to the occupants thereof shall supply heat in accordance with Title 23 Buildings and Construction.

(c) Section 604.3 Electrical system hazards is amended as follows:

Where it is found by the code official 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 including the improper use of extension cords as permanent wiring, deterioration or damage, or for similar reasons, the code official shall require the defects to be corrected to eliminate the hazard.