PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
INSTALLATION OF HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS
54-5021. Appointment and qualification of inspectors — No financial interest. (1) The administrator of the division of occupational and professional licenses, or the local government having jurisdiction, as the case may be, shall appoint such number of inspectors as are necessary for the effective enforcement of this chapter.
(2) All state mechanical inspectors shall be knowledgeable in HVAC installations and demonstrate knowledge of the provisions of this chapter and rules of the administrator and the board. All inspectors shall be certified by rule of the HVAC board as a commercial mechanical inspector or a residential mechanical inspector, depending upon the duties assigned.
(3) No inspector shall be permitted to be engaged or financially interested in business, trade, practice or work related to this chapter, or sell any supplies connected to the HVAC business, nor act as an agent, directly or indirectly, for any person, firm, copartnership, association or corporation so engaged in HVAC. The qualifications and requirements as set forth in this section shall apply to inspectors employed by a municipality.
(4) Each local government mechanical inspector shall be certified as a mechanical inspector.
[54-5021, added 2003, ch. 276, sec. 1, p. 740; am. 2023, ch. 15, sec. 71, p. 114.]