CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

 


ARTICLE 1. FIRE LIMITS. 1

4-101.    Flues; brick, stone. 1

4-102.    Fire limits; construction. 1

ARTICLE 2. BUILDING CODE.. 2

4-201.    Definitions. 2

4-202.    International building codes 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.    Permit fee, new construction. 5

4-214.    Permit fee; remodeling, repairing. 6

4-215.    Permit fee; removal, new location. 6

4-216.    Permit fee; demolition of structure. 6

4-217.    Abandonment, discontinuance of project. 6

4-218.    Same; posting. 6

4-219.    Certificate of approval. 6

4-220.    Inspections of building; layout of building; foundations and footings; notice to inspector. 7

4-221.    Request for inspection. 7

4-222.    Inspection fee. 7

4-223.    Builder or building contractor defined. 7

4-224.    Builder’s or building contractor’s license required; building permits; unlawful acts. 8

4-225.    Same; application; granting. 8

4-226.    Same; license fees; conditions; renewal; unlawful acts. 9

4-227.    Builder’s or building contractor’s bond required; conditions; approval; rights reserved. 9

4-228.    Insurance. 10

4-229.    License suspension; revocation; appeal; unlawful acts. 10

4-230.    Work by property owners. 11

4-231.    Liability. 11

4-232.    Severability. 11

ARTICLE 3. ELECTRICAL CODE. 12

4-301.    Definitions. 12

4-302.    Board of examiners and city electrical inspector. 13

4-303.    Adoption of electrical code by reference. 13

4-304.    Additional provisions. 13

4-305.    Electrician’s license; license bond of electricians. 13

4-306.    Electrician’s bond/insurance. 13

4-307.    Electrical installations; supervision. 14

4-308.    Master electrician; examination. 14

4-309.    Electrician’s examination. 14

4-310.    Board of examiners, waive examination. 14

4-311.    Apprentice helper. 14

4-312.    Work performed by licensed electrician; exception. 15

4-313.    Revocation of license. 15

4-314.    Permits. 15

4-315.    Inspection. 15

4-316.    Reinspection. 15

4-317.    Construction requirements. 16

4-318.    Approval of plans. 16

4-319.    Service entrance panel. 16

4-320.    Service entrance conductors. 16

4-321.    Anchorage for electric service drop. 16

4-322.    Maintenance not responsibility of city. 17

4-323.    Polarized plugs; switches bonded. 17

4-324.    Special exceptions. 17

4-325.    Permit; central air conditioner installation. 17

4-326.    Installation regulations. 18

4-327.    Outdoor condensing unit. 18

4-328.    Board of review. 18

4-329.    Penalty. 18

4-330.    City not liable. 18

4-331.    Severability. 18

ARTICLE 4. PLUMBING CODE.. 19

4-401.    Plumbing defined. 19

4-402.    Plumber’s certificate required. 19

4-403.    Examination by board. 19

4-404.    Board of examiners. 19

4-405.    Compensation. 19

4-406.    Examination; certificate; fees. 20

4-407.    Renewal certification, fees. 20

4-408.    Examination; where taken. 20

4-409.    Examination board; arbitration board. 20

4-410.    License, fees. 21

4-411.    Bond / insurance. 21

4-412.    Duties of plumbing inspector. 21

4-413.    Qualifications. 21

4-414.    Concealed plumbing, regulations. 22

4-415.    Plumbers; show certificate, license when necessary. 22

4-416.    Inspectors make recommendations. 22

4-417.    Suspension of license. 22

4-418.    Plumbing plans show location. 22

4-419.    Uniform plumbing code incorporated. 22

ARTICLE 5. MOVING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES  24

4-501.    Moving structures; permit. 24

4-502.    Application. 24

4-503.    Permit fee. 24

4-504.    Notice to owners. 24

4-505.    Duty of owners. 24

ARTICLE 6. NUMBERING HOUSES. 25

4-601.    Lots numbered. 25

4-602.    Base lines. 25

4-603.    Business district. 25

4-604.    Residence district. 25

4-605.    Designation of streets. 25

4-606.    Plan of numbering; lots. 25

4-607.    Plan of numbering; blocks. 25

4-608.    Clerk; decision. 26

4-609.    Numbers required. 26

4-610.    Style of number. 26

4-611.    Assessing cost to property owner. 26

ARTICLE 7. NAMING STREETS. 27

4-701.    Town square. 27

4-702.    Names of streets. 27

4-703.    Conflict. 28

ARTICLE 8. MECHANICAL CODE.. 29

4-801.    International mechanical code incorporated. 29

ARTICLE 9. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  30

4-901.    Dangerous structures unlawful; regulations and definitions. 30

4-902.    Standards under international property maintenance code. 30

4-903.    Dangerous structures; petition filed; procedure. 31

4-904.    Appeal to district court. 33

4-905.    Dangerous structures; owner compliance with provisions of code. 33

4-906.    Dangerous structures; immediate hazard. 33

4-907.    Standards hearing officer; exercise powers. 33

4-908.    Posting of notice. 33

4-909.    Other powers preserved. 34

4-910.    Violations; penalties. 34

ARTICLE 10. MOBILE HOMES AND MOBILE HOME PARKS  35

4-1001.  Definitions. 35

4-1002.  Sewer connections. 35

4-1003.  Permits; application. 35

4-1004.  Regulations: plumbing, wiring. 35

4-1005.  Permit fees. 36