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ORDINANCE NO. 218 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO <br />AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 148 AND ORDINANCE <br />NO. 167 OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, BY <br />PROVIDING FOR'ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING <br />DESIGN AND REINFORCEMENT OF WALLS AND ADDITIONAL <br />MEANS OF EMERGENCY EGRESS FROM BASEMENTS: AND <br />PROVIDING WHEN THISORD INANCE SHALL BECOME <br />EFFECTIVE. <br /> <br /> BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: <br /> <br /> SECTION l: Amendment to Uniform Building Code. Ordinance <br />No. 148 of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, enacted on the 24th <br />day of February, 1976, adopting the Uniform Building Code <br />(with provisions for adopting subsequent editions of the Code <br />by resolution), is hereby amended by adding thereto sections <br />2(A) and 2(B), to be inserted following the existing Section 2 <br />of said Ordinance as follows: <br /> <br />"SECTION 2A. Amendments to Section 2614 (d), <br /> <br />1979 Uniform Buildin~ Code "Design and <br />Reinforcement of Walls." and to comparable <br />section(s) of subsequent editions of Code. <br /> <br />(a) Not less than four bars of #4 rebar <br /> <br />shall be placed horizontally in a <br />continuous manner in each full wall, <br /> <br />with all joints lapped a minimum of 15 <br />inches; provided, however, (a) that the <br /> <br />builder, in his discretion and with <br />approval of the city building official, <br />may place not less than two bars of <br />#4 rebar in each such wall and not less <br /> <br />than two bars of #4 rebar in the footing <br />for the wall, and (b) that in the case of <br /> <br />a half wall, the builder shall place not <br />less than two bars of #4 rebar in each <br /> <br />(b) <br /> <br />such wall, and rebar in the footing shall <br />not be required unless deemed necessary <br />by the city building official due to said <br />conditions or other factors. <br /> <br />For windows over 4 feet in width, appropriate <br />design shall b~ made to transfer weight <br />of wall and roof loads over window to walls. <br /> <br />(c) Three #4 rebar shall be placed in the wall <br /> <br />where stairs are to be poured adjoining <br />the wall. Bars are to extend a minimum <br />of 2 feet into the wall and 2 feet into <br /> <br />(d) <br /> <br />the step. <br /> <br />If floor and footings are poured at the <br />same time (Monolithic pour), footings are <br /> <br />to be 12 inches deep by 16 inches wide <br />taperin9 at a 45 degree angle toward the <br />floor side. Vertical steel 24 inches long <br /> <br />must be placed in f6otings to anchor wall. <br />#4 bars at 32 inch centers or #5 bars at 48 <br />inch centers are required. <br /> <br /> <br />