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0695 Building Codes Adopted 2011CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO ORDINANCE NO. 695 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, AMENDING SECTION 15.04. 10 TO FORMALLY ADOPT THE PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL CODES AND TO PROVIDE FOR INSPECTION BY THE CITY BUILDING DEPARTMENT; ADDING CHAPTER 15.08 ELECTRICAL CODE; ADDING CHAPTER 15.12 PLUMBING CODE. REPEALING PRIOR CONFLICTING ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE SEVERABILITY OF THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ORDINANCE; PROVIDING THAT ALL OTHER SECTIONS AND PROVISIONS OF CHAPTER 15 NOT HEREIN AMENDED SHALL REMAIN IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT; AND PROVIDING WHEN THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: Section 1. Amended Section 15.04.010. The following is adopted effective April 15, 2011: 15.04.010: BUILDING CODES ADOPTED: The approved editions of the following nationally recognized codes, as adopted by the state of Idaho or the Idaho building code board ("board") are adopted as the official building codes of the city: International building code, including all rules promulgated by the board to provide equivalency with the provisions of the Americans with disabilities act accessibility guidelines and the federal fair housing accessibility guidelines. International energy conservation code. International fire code and such appendices as have been or are from time to time adopted by the state of Idaho acting through the department of insurance. For purposes of section 10 1. 1 insert "city of Chubbuck fire department" and for section 109.3, insert "misdemeanor - $300.00 - 60 days". International residential code, partes I-IV and IX. National Electrical Code, 2008 Addition,and Appendix H. Uniform Plumbing Code 2006 edition, and its appendices as follows: Appendix A, Appendix B; Appendix D; Appendix E, Appendix L; Ordinance - Page 1 chubbuck03041 tamendordl5mpd The adopted versions of these codes shall be deemed superseded by successive versions of such codes as they are adopted or approved by the board, effective on the date and such codes are made effective by the board. Any provisions of any such code that conflict with the personnel procedures and the general employee policy of the city as it relates to the status of any employee and that employee's due process rights or with Idaho Code sections 50-204 through 50-206 regarding appointed officers of the city shall not be applicable; state law and the personnel policies of the city shall control those matter. inspeetion of eleetrical and plumbing shall eontitme to be done by the state of idaho not by the eity btfilding department. Appendices and supplemental material contained within the uniform plumbing code and . _11 _�. -"-- T -- the building official is hereby authorized to utilized other nationally recognized safety codes and standards as guidelines in determining_ applicable regulations. Section 2. The following Chapter 15.08 is adopted effective April 15, 2011. CHAPTER 15.08 ELECTRICAL CODE 15.08.010: APPLICABILITY OF CODES: 15.08.020: REGISTRATION LICENSE, BOND AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: 15.08.030: PERMITS REQUIRED: 15.08.040: PERMIT FEES: 15.08.050: ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS AND EXCEPTIONS OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE: 15.08.060: RIGHT TO INSPECT PREMISES: 15.08.010: APPLICABILITY OF CODES AND DEFINITION: All installations in the city of wires and equipment to convey electric current and installations of apparatus to be operated by such current, except as provided in this chapter, shall be in conformity with the national electrical code as adopted in chapter 15.04 of this title. Electrical work shall include the installation of electric wires, wire, fixtures, appliances or apparatus, or the addition to any wire, fixture, appliance or apparatus, used or to be used on or in any building for the purpose of transmitting electrical current for electric light, heat, and power, house annunciators, burglar alarms, electrical bells, electric signal systems, fire and security alarm systems, classes 2 and 3 signaling circuits, key card operators, nurse call systems, motor and electrical apparatus controls, lighting fixtures or the installation of electrical apparatus of any kind or description covered by electrical codes as amended and adopted by the city and state of Idaho. 15.08.020: REGISTRATION, LICENSE, BOND AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: Electrical contractors are required to obtain a city business license. Prior to commencement of any construction regulated by the national electrical code of this city code, contractors must meet requirements for registration and insurance and bond coverage as set out in Section 15.04.110. Ordinance - Page 2 ch ubb uck030411.amendord 15.wpd 15.08.030: PERMITS REQUIRED: A. Prior To Commencement Of Work: Permits are required for electrical work as defined herein. It shall be unlawful for any person to perform any work regulated thereby, or to have such work performed on that person's behalf, unless and until a permit for such work has been secured by a licensed contractor from the building department prior to the commencement of the work. B. Exceptions: Permits may be issued directly to a property owner performing electrical work in the owner's primary or secondary residence or associated outbuildings, on condition that the owner performs all the electrical work himself in compliance with standards, rules, and regulations applicable to electrical work. Railway companies, telegraph companies, telephone companies, cable television companies and power companies shall not be required to obtain permits for electrical work on their own generating systems, their own power distribution systems, or their own signaling systems. C. Electrical Contractor/Property Owner Responsibility: The electrical contractor/property owner doing the work shall ensure that required permits have been obtained prior to commencement of any work. 15.08.040: PERMIT FEES: A. Applications for permits shall be accompanied by permit fees as set periodically by resolution of the city council. B. A double permit fee shall be charged and/or a misdemeanor citation shall be issued if the contractor or property owner fails to acquire the necessary permits prior to commencement of construction. 15.08.050: ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS AND EXCEPTIONS TO THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE. The following exceptions are authorized to the provisions of the national electrical code as adopted in chapter 15.04 of this title: A. All wiring for electrical fixtures, appliances or apparatus for all commercial, educational, institutional, and industrial buildings and structures shall be installed in approved "raceways", busways, cable trays, or types MI, AC, and MC cables. B. Flexible cord and plug connections shall not be allowed for required emergency illumination equipment. C. All low voltage wiring that operates at twenty five (25) volts or less, e.g., jukeboxes, coin operated amusement machines, low voltage power circuits, etc., in or on any commercial or industrial building shall not be required to be installed in a UL approved raceway unless specifically required by the manufacturer's installation instructions. D. Electrical services for structures for which poured footings are required must have a UFER ground consisting of at least twenty feet (20') of bare copper conductor sized in accordance with table 250-66, but not smaller than no. 4, or other approved conductors. Ordinance - Page 3 chubbuck030411.amendord15.wpd E. Electrical contractors shall be required to install smoke detectors in accordance with the international building code regulations for location and installation. F. For purposes of administration and enforcement, the "authority having jurisdiction" shall be the building official or any electrical inspector for the city of Chubbuck. In addition, the following changes to article 80 of the national electrical code, administration and enforcement, are hereby adopted: 1. That section 80.13(13) of said NEC shall read as follows: "Whenever any installation subject to inspection prior to use is covered or concealed without having first been inspected, the authority having jurisdiction shall be permitted to require that such work be exposed for inspection. The authority having jurisdiction shall be notified when the installation is ready for inspection and shall conduct the inspection within two days." 2. That sections 80.15, 80.19(d), 80.19(f)-(4), 80.23(b)-(3), 80.27, and 80.35 be deleted and deemed not to be in effect for the city of Chubbuck 3. That section 80.29 Liability For Damages shall read as follows: "Article 80 shall not be construed to affect the responsibility or liability of any party owning, designing, operating, controlling, or installing any electric equipment for damages to persons or property caused by a defect therein, nor shall the city of Chubbuck or any of its employees be held as assuming any such liability by reason of the inspection, re -inspection, or other examination authorized." 15.08.060: RIGHT TO INSPECT PREMISES: In addition to the provisions of article 80 regarding enforcement of the national electrical code, the city electrical inspector, building official, or other designated inspector shall have the right to enter any premises to inspect the electrical work at any time while the work is being done. Section 3. The following Chapter 15.12 is adopted effective April 15, 2011. CHAPTER 15.12 PLUMBING CODE 15.16.010: APPLICABILITY OF CODES: 15.16.020: REGISTRATION, LICENSE, BOND AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: 15.16.030: PERMITS: 15.16.040: FEES: 15.16.050: EXCEPTIONS AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS TO THE UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE: 15.16.060: RIGHT TO INSPECT: 15.16.010: APPLICABILITY OF CODES: All work in the city pertaining to plumbing installations, except as provided in this chapter, shall be in conformity with the Uniform Plumbing Code approved by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Ordinance - Page 4 chubbuck030411.amendordl5.wpd as adopted in chapter 15.04 of this title. Plumbing work shall include the installation, alteration, repair or modification of water or service lines or fixtures or the performance of work covered by the uniform plumbing code as amended and adopted by the city and state of Idaho. 15.16.020: REGISTRATION, LICENSE, BOND, AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS: Prior to commencement of any construction regulated by the Uniform Plumbing Code approved by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials as adopted in chapter 15.04 of this title, or the city code, provisions related to a city business license and insurance and bond coverage as set out in section 15.04.110 of this title must be met. 15.16.030: PERMITS: A. Required: Permits are required for plumbing work as defined herein. It shall be unlawful for any person to perform any work regulated thereby, or to have such work performed on that person's behalf, unless and until a permit for such work has been secured by a licensed contractor from the building department prior to the commencement of the work. The plumbing contractor/property owner doing the work shall ensure that required permits have been obtained prior to commencement of any work. B. Exceptions: 1. Permits may be issued to persons constructing, or doing work on, a single- family or two-family dwelling unit if they own or are the contract purchaser of the land and the residence. 2. Permits may be issued for work performed by sewer contractors, sewage disposal contractors, or excavating or utility contractors who generally engage in the business of installing, altering or repairing sewers, private and public sewage disposal systems, and water distribution and/or drainage lines outside the foundation walls of any building or structure. 15.16.040: FEES: A. Applications for permits shall be accompanied by permit fees as set periodically by resolution of the city council. B. A double permit fee shall be charged and/or a misdemeanor citation shall be issued if the contractor or property owner fails to acquire the necessary permits prior to commencement of construction. 15.16.050: EXCEPTIONS AND ADDITIONAL PROVISIONS TO THE UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE ("UPC"): A Materials: 1. In place of the provisions for materials in section 604.1 the following shall apply: Cold water building supply piping from the property line to the building may be type K copper, PE #PE3408, two hundred (200) pound test bearing AWWA label C901 blue in color, or schedule 40/80 PVC may be used to within three feet (3') of the building. All under slab water lines must be type K copper or PE #PE3408, two hundred (200) Ordinance - Page 5 chubbuck03041 tamendord15mpd pound test bearing AWWA label C901. All above grade water lines within a structure may consist of any material permitted by the UPC except the use of type M copper and CPVC pipe shall be prohibited. 2. In place of provisions for materials in the Uniform Plumbing Code section 715.1 the following shall apply: A building/structure sewer line, beginning two feet (2') from the building/structure shall be of cast iron, schedule 40 ABS DWV or schedule 40 PVC DWV. B. Amendments: Section 402.4 - Delete - metered faucets - optional only. Section 418.0 - Pressure balance or thermostatic mixing valves not required for high-flow (over 8 gpm) tub -filler valves with hand shower attached. Section 508.5 - Exception - Water heater pans with minimum 1" drains may receive discharge from 3/4" relief drains. Section 609.10 - Requirements for water hammer arrestors shall not apply to residential construction. Table 6-5 - Change water supply fixture unit values for bathtub, combination bath/shower and clothes washer from 4 fixture units each to 2 fixture units each. Table 7-3 - Change drainage fixture unit demand for domestic clothes washer from 3 fixture units to 2 fixture units. Table 7-5 - Change fixture unit loading value for "/2" horizon drainage piping from 1 fixture unit to 2 fixture units. Section 710.9 - Exception - Sumps receiving discharge of more than one toilet room. Section 807.4 - A domestic dishwashing machine may be installed without the use of an air gap if the drain hose is looped to the bottom side of the countertop and secured properly. Section 908 - A horizontal wet vent may be created provided it is created in vertical position and all other requirements of section 908 are met. Section 1002.3 - Change exception to allow for 180 degrees change of direction without the use of additional cleanouts. Chapter 11 - Roof drainage and subsoil drainage shall be required as specified in the building code, and installed in accordance with the methods and materials of UPC chapter. 15.16.060: RIGHT TO INSPECT: The plumbing inspector, building official, or other designated inspector shall have the right to enter any premises to inspect the plumbing installations at any time while the work is being done. Section 4. The following Section 5.04.120 and 5.04.130 are hereby adopted effective April 15, 2011: Ordinance - Page 6 chubbuck030411.amendord 15mpd 5.04.120: DEFINITION OF CONSTRUCTION TRADE CONTRACTOR: A "construction trades contractor" within the meaning of this chapter is a person, firm, partnership, company, corporation, association, or any combination thereof who, for a fixed sum, price, fee, percentage, or other compensation or combination thereof, performs work described in the following subsections: A. Builder: classes A-1, A-2 and B: Undertakes with, or for, another to build, construct, alter, repair, add to, or demolish any building or structure or any portion thereof, who performs such types of work as repair/maintenance/installation of siding, windows, roofing, title, carpet, cabinets, counters, sprinkler systems, water and sewer lines, sheetrock, concrete work, paint, and plaster, and the like, or who, without compensation, builds, constructs, alters, adds to or demolishes any buildings or structure either or his own or other property for the purpose of resale or rental. Exception: A person may construct one personal primary residence for himself in any three (3) year period commencing with the date of the certificate of occupancy of the residence without being considered a contractor and being required to obtain a license as a contractor. 1. A Class 1 builder is one who engages in the construction, demolition, alteration or repair of commercial structures. 2. A Class A-2 builder is a person who engages in the construction, demolition, alteration or repair of any type or size of one and two family structures or structures accessory to such residential structures. C. A Class B builder is a person engaging in limited construction trade work which does not involve construction of a structure itself including, but not limited to, such types of work as repair, maintenance or installation of siding, windows, roofing, tile, carpet, cabinets, counters, sprinkler systems, water and sewer lines, sheetrock, patio covers, porches, decks, certain sunrooms, small sheds, small detaches garages, concrete work, paint, plaster work and the like. B. Electrical contractor: One who installs electric wires, wire, fixtures, appliances or apparatus, or the addition to any wire, fixture, appliance or apparatus, used or to be used on or in any building for the purpose of transmitting electrical current for electrical light, heat, and power, house annunciations, burglar alarms, electric bells, electric signal systems, fire and security alarm systems, classes 2 and 3 signaling circuits, key card operators, nurse call systems, motor and electrical apparatus controls, lighting fixtures or installing electrical apparatus of any kind or description covered by electrical codes as amended and adopted by the city and the state of Idaho. C. Excavator: Performs work either on private property for foundations or installation of water or sewer lines or excavation work in right of way. D. Gas fitter/mechanical contractor: Engages in installation of gas piping, venting and equipment. E. House mover: Moves buildings of structures upon or across the public rights of way of the city. Ordinance - Page 7 chubbuck03041 tamendordl5mpd F. Plumbing contractor: Installs, alters, repairs, or modifies water or sewer lines or fixtures, or performs any work covered by the Uniform Plumbing Code as amended and adopted by the city and the state of Idaho. G. Sign contractor: One who engages in painting, installation, erection, or construction of signs or sign display structure. 5.04.130. BOND AND LIABILITY INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS. Any holder of a Chubbuck business license that is a construction trades contractor as defined in Section 5.04.120 above performing such services shall be required to obtain and maintain workers' compensation insurance for each employee hired by such contractor, and to certify in writing that he will obtain and maintain such coverage. Proof of the following specific insurance and bond coverage is a prerequisite to holding a business license or obtaining a permit from the Building Official. ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Section 1. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, and any provision of the Chubbuck Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 15 not herein amended shall remain in full force and effect. Ordinance - Page 8 chubbuck030411.amendord15.wpd Liability Insurance Bond Class A-1 builder $1,000.000 $50,000 Class A-2 builder 500,000 25,000 Class B builder 100,000 10,000 Electrician 500,000 10,000 Excavator 100,000 10,000 House mover 1,000,000 10,000 Mechanical/HAVA contractor 500,000 10,000 Plumber 500,000 10,000 Sign contractor 500,000 10,000 ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS Section 1. Repeal of Conflicting Ordinances. The provisions of any Ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, and any provision of the Chubbuck Municipal Code which are in conflict with the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. All other sections and provisions of Chapter 15 not herein amended shall remain in full force and effect. Ordinance - Page 8 chubbuck030411.amendord15.wpd Section 2. Severability. If any provision of this ordinance is held invalid, for any reason, by any court of competent jurisdiction, such holding shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any of the remaining provisions. Section 3. Effective Date. The rule requiring an ordinance to be read on three separate days, one of which shall be a reading in full, is hereby dispensed with, and this Ordinance shall become effective upon its passage, approval and publication as provided by law. PASSED BY THE COUNCIL AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, this day of 011 - , 2011. ven M. England,,,Yayor Ai"W4 0 . Richard Morgan, Oity Clerk Ordinance - Page 9 chubbuck03041 tamendordlEimpd 1 ven M. England,,,Yayor Ai"W4 0 . Richard Morgan, Oity Clerk Ordinance - Page 9 chubbuck03041 tamendordlEimpd SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 695 An ordinance of the City of Chubbuck, a municipal corporation of the state of Idaho, amending section 15.04. 10 to formally adopt the plumbing and electrical codes and to provide for inspection by the city building department; adding chapter 15.08 electrical code; adding chapter 15.12 plumbing code; providing for the repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing that all other provisions of Chapter 15.04 not amended shall remain in effect; providing for the severability of the provisions of this ordinance; providing that this ordinance shall be in effect after its passage, approval and publication. The full text of this ordinance is available at the City Clerk's Office, Chubbuck City Offices, 5160 Yellowstone, Chubbuck, ID 83202. I have reviewed the foregoing summary and believe it provides a true and correct summary of Ordinance No. 695 and that the summary provides adequate notice to the public of the contents of this ordinance. DATED this ) day of March, 2011. SUMMARY OF ORDINANCE NO. 695 - Page 1 chubbuck 033011 sum ord 695.wpd LAMONT JONES JACK H. ROBISON THOMAS J. HOLMES Rich Morgan City of Chubbuck P O Box 5604 Chubbuck, ID 83202 Dear Rich: LAW OFFICES JONES, CHARTERED 203 SOUTH GARFIELD P.O. BOX 967 POCATELLO, IDAHO 83204-0967 March 14, 2011 q 5"0* ) 232-5911 ) 232-5962 ),gmail.com ISION: 103 Enclosed please find a clean copy of Ordinance 695 which changes a typo in the lead in paragraph as well as a Summary of Ordinance 695 that you can use for publication in the Idaho State Journal. As we discussed, you couldn't send this off for publication until we knew Pocatello had approved this on April 7 however we need to make sure it's published before April 15. Sincerely, TKomas J. Holmes TJH/ah chubbuck033011.1l.wpd Enclosures