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0218 Uniform Building Code & Life Safety Code 1980ORDINANCE NO. 218 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 148 AND ORDINANCE NO. 167 OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO, BY PROVIDING FOR'ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS REGARDING DESIGN AND REINFORCEMENT OF WALLS AND ADDITIONAL MEANS OF EMERGENCY EGRESS FROM BASEMENTS: AND PROVIDING WHEN THISORD INANCE SHALL BECOME EFFECTIVE. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CHUBBUCK, IDAHO: SECTION l: Amendment to Uniform Building Code. Ordinance No. 148 of the City of Chubbuck, Idaho, enacted on the 24th day of February, 1976, adopting the Uniform Building Code (with provisions for adopting subsequent editions of the Code by resolution), is hereby amended by adding thereto sections 2(A) and 2(B), to be inserted following the existing Section 2 of said Ordinance as follows: "SECTION 2A. Amendments to Section 2614 (d), 1979 Uniform Buildin~ Code "Design and Reinforcement of Walls." and to comparable section(s) of subsequent editions of Code. (a) Not less than four bars of #4 rebar shall be placed horizontally in a continuous manner in each full wall, with all joints lapped a minimum of 15 inches; provided, however, (a) that the builder, in his discretion and with approval of the city building official, may place not less than two bars of #4 rebar in each such wall and not less than two bars of #4 rebar in the footing for the wall, and (b) that in the case of a half wall, the builder shall place not less than two bars of #4 rebar in each (b) such wall, and rebar in the footing shall not be required unless deemed necessary by the city building official due to said conditions or other factors. For windows over 4 feet in width, appropriate design shall b~ made to transfer weight of wall and roof loads over window to walls. (c) Three #4 rebar shall be placed in the wall where stairs are to be poured adjoining the wall. Bars are to extend a minimum of 2 feet into the wall and 2 feet into (d) the step. If floor and footings are poured at the same time (Monolithic pour), footings are to be 12 inches deep by 16 inches wide taperin9 at a 45 degree angle toward the floor side. Vertical steel 24 inches long must be placed in f6otings to anchor wall. #4 bars at 32 inch centers or #5 bars at 48 inch centers are required. SECTION 2(B). Amendment to Section 1204, 1979 Uniform Building Code. At the time of con- struction, all finished or unfinished basements must be provided with at least one means of emergency egress in addition to the main door. The additional means of emergency egress ma~ be by an additional door, or by a window not less than 30 inches wide and 20 inches high, which window or door shall be located as far as practicable toward the opposite end of the basement from the main door. SECTION 2: Amendment to Life Safety Code. At the time of construction, all finished or unfinished basements must be provided with at least one means of emergency egress in addition to the main door..The additional means of emergency egress may be by an additional door, or by a window not less than 30 inches wide and 20 inches high, which window or door shall be located as far as practicable toward the opposite end of the basement from the main door. SECTION 3: Effective Date, 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 54 .day of June 1980. yor ATTEST: City Clerk