CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

 


ARTICLE 1. FIRE LIMITS. 1

4-101. Fire limits established. 1

4-102. Incombustible walls, cornices and roofs required within fire limits. 1

4-103. Permissible wood structures within fire limits. 1

4-104. Repairing frame buildings within fire limits. 1

ARTICLE 2.  BUILDING CODE. 2

4-201. Definitions. 2

4-202. International building code incorporated. 2

4-203. Additional provisions. 2

4-204. Building official; powers; duties. 2

4-205. Building inspector; appointment. 3

4-206. Same; duties. 3

4-207. Same; powers. 3

4-208. Same; right of entry. 3

4-209. Clarification; modification. 4

4-210. Building permit required; application; approval. 4

4-211. Same; application information required. 4

4-212. Same; plans and specifications. 5

4-213. Same; fees. 5

4-214. Same; posting. 5

4-215. Certificate of approval. 5

4-216. Inspections of building; layout of building; foundations and footings; notice to inspector. 6

4-217. Request for inspection. 6

4-218. Builder or building contractor defined. 6

4-219. Builder’s or building contractor’s license required; building permits; unlawful acts. 7

4-220. Same; application; granting. 7

4-221. Same; license fees; conditions; renewal; unlawful acts. 8

4-222. Reserved. 8

4-223. Insurance. 8

4-224. License suspension; revocation; appeal; unlawful acts. 8

4-225. Work by property owners. 9

4-226. Liability. 9

4-227. Severability. 9

ARTICLE 3.  ELECTRICAL CODE. 10

4-301. Definitions. 10

4-302. Adoption of electrical code by reference. 11

4-303. Additional provisions. 11

4-304. Building official; authority. 11

4-305. Electrical inspector; appointment. 11

4-306. Same; duties. 11

4-307. Same; powers. 12

4-308. Same; right of entry. 12

4-309. Clarification; modification. 12

4-310. Electrical permit required; application; approval. 12

4-311. Same; application information required. 13

4-312. Same; plans and specifications. 14

4-313. Same; fees. 14

4-314. Same; posting. 14

4-315. Request for inspection. 14

4-316. Inspection; concealment of prior work. 14

4-317. Inspection fee. 15

4-318. Certificate of approval. 15

4-319. Connection to installations. 15

4-320. Reinspection. 16

4-321. Condemnation; appeal. 16

4-322. Interference by unauthorized person. 16

4-323. Electrician or electrical contractors defined. 16

4-324. Electrician’s or electrical contractor’s license required; electrical permits; unlawful acts. 17

4-325. Same; application; granting. 18

4-326. Same; license fees; conditions; renewal; unlawful acts. 18

4-327. Reserved. 18

4-328. Insurance. 18

4-329. License suspension; revocation; appeal; unlawful acts. 19

4-330. Work by property owners. 19

4-331. Approved materials. 19

4-332. Liability. 20

4-333. Severability. 20

4-334. Meters, generally. 20

ARTICLE 4.  PLUMBING AND GAS-FITTING CODE  23

4-401. Definition of plumbing. 23

4-402. Uniform plumbing code incorporated. 23

4-403. Additional provisions. 23

4-404. Building official; authority. 23

4-405. Plumbing inspector; appointment. 23

4-406. Same; duties. 23

4-407. Same; powers. 24

4-408. Same; right of entry. 24

4-409. Clarification; modification. 24

4-410. Plumbing permit required; exception. 25

4-411. Same; application information required. 25

4-412. Same; plans and specifications. 26

4-413. Fee schedule. 26

4-414. Same; posting. 26

4-415. Request for inspection. 26

4-416. Inspection; concealment of prior work. 26

4-417. Inspection fee. 27

4-418. Certificate of approval. 27

4-419. Connection to gas or water supply. 27

4-420. Condemnation; appeal. 28

4-421. Plumber or plumbing contractor; defined. 28

4-422. Plumber’s or plumbing contractor’s license required; plumbing permits; unlawful acts. 28

4-423. Same; application; granting. 29

4-424. Same; license fees; conditions; renewal; unlawful acts. 29

4-425. Reserved. 29

4-426. Insurance. 29

4-427. License suspension; revocation; appeal; unlawful acts. 30

4-428. Excavations. 30

4-429. Work by property owners. 31

4-430. Approved materials. 31

4-431. Liability. 31

4-432. Severability. 31

4-433. Sewer line clean-outs and service accesses. 31

ARTICLE 5.  MECHANICAL CODE. 33

4-501. Incorporating uniform mechanical code. 33

4-502. Fee schedule. 33

ARTICLE 6.  DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  34

4-601. Purpose. 34

4-602. Definitions. 34

4-603. Enforcing officer; duties. 34

4-604. Procedure; petition. 35

4-605. Same; notice. 35

4-606. Same; publication. 35

4-607. Same; hearing, order 35

4-608. Duty of owner. 36

4-609. Same; failure to comply. 36

4-610. Same; make site safe. 36

4-611. Assessment of costs. 36

4-612. Immediate hazard. 37

4-613. Appeals from order. 37

4-614. Scope of article. 37

ARTICLE 7. NUMBERING BUILDINGS. 38

4-701. Buildings to be numbered. 38

4-702. Method of numbering. 38

4-703. Numbering buildings. 38

ARTICLE 8. RAILROAD CROSSINGS. 39

4-801. Crossing specifications. 39

4-802. Materials used. 39

4-803. Crossing maintenance. 39

4-804. Crossing deficiency. 39

4-805. Refusal to comply. 39

ARTICLE 9. TRAILER COURTS AND MOBILE HOMES  40

4-901. Definitions. 40

4-902. Location of camps; trailer occupancy. 40

4-903. Requirements. 40

4-904. Parking and occupancy of trailers. 41

4-905. Occupancy outside trailer camps. 41

4-906. Trailer or mobile home securely fastened. 41

4-907. Maximum age of unit. 41

ARTICLE 10.  MOVING BUILDINGS. 42

4-1001.  Building official; authority. 42

4-1002.  Permit required. 42

4-1003.  Same: application for permit. 42

4-1004.  Same; bond, insurance required. 42

4-1005.  Same; fee. 42

4-1006.  Contractor; license required; fee. 42

4-1007.  Route; duties of building official. 43

4-1008.  Notice to owners. 43

4-1009.  Duty of owners. 43

4-1010.  Interfering with poles; wires. 43

4-1011.  Display of lanterns. 43

4-1012.  Limitation on type of building to be removed. 44

4-1013.  Definition of building. 44

4-1014.  Power to remove. 44

4-1015.  Penalty. 44