TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-65.3
Underground Utility Contractors

SECTION 5-65.3-2


§ 5-65.3-2 Definitions.

When used in this chapter:

(1) "Board" means the contractors registration and licensing board as defined in § 5-65-1.

(2) "Underground utility" means the installation, repair, alteration, or replacement of underground utilities, sewer lines, storm drainage lines or water lines, water service and laterals, laying drains and related services outside of buildings, making connections with public and/or private underground utilities, provided that such work is to be done between the main, lateral, related services and/or appurtenances to within five feet (5') of the outer wall of a building or structure and specifically excluding gas and telecommunications work and any work defined in § 28-27-28.

(3) "Underground utility contractor" means any corporation, association, sole proprietorship, firm, partnership, limited liability corporation, limited liability partnership, or other business organization that is engaged in the installation, repair, alteration, or replacement of underground utilities, outside of buildings, making connections with public and/or private underground utilities provided that such work is to be done between the main, laterals, services and/or appurtenances to within five feet (5') of the outer walls of a building or structure. The term "underground utility contractor" shall include any agent, servant, and/or employee of a licensed underground utility contractor. The term "underground utility contractor" does not include individuals licensed under chapter 20 of this title entitled "Plumbers and Irrigators."

History of Section.
(P.L. 2014, ch. 194, § 1; P.L. 2014, ch. 212, § 1.)