CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTIONCHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION\ARTICLE 1. ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

ARTICLE 1. ADMINISTRATIVE CODE

That the certain uniform code known as the “Uniform Administrative Code, 1991 Edition” recommended by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California 90601, is hereby incorporated by reference herein and made a part of this article, save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, amended and added as hereinafter set forth. Not less than three copies of said Uniform Administrative Code, 1991 Edition shall be marked or stamped “Official copy as incorporated by Ordinance No. 2245,” with all sections or portions thereof intended to be omitted or changed clearly marked to show any such omissions or changes, and to which shall be attached a copy of the incorporating ordinances, and filed with the city clerk to be open to inspection and available to the public at all reasonable hours.

(Ord. 2245, Sec. 2)

Section 105 of the Uniform Administrative Code, 1991 Edition, as adopted at section 4-101, shall contain the following additional definition: Building Inspector shall be a person qualified by experience or training appointed by the city manager to perform inspection and enforcement duties with respect to the various building and construction codes. He shall also be a deputy building official, and shall have such other duties as prescribed by the city manager.

(Ord. 2245, Sec. 2)

The following amendments are made to the Uniform Administrative Code, 1991 Edition:

(a)   Section 202(f) shall be amended to read as follows:

Sec. 202 (f) Authority to Disconnect Utilities. The building official or the building official's authorized representative shall have the authority to disconnect a utility service or energy supplied to the building, structure or building service equipment therein regulated by this code or the technical codes in case of emergency where necessary to protect life or property. Further, such building official or authorized representative may disconnect a utility service or energy supplied building, structure or building service equipment for willful failure to obey a lawfully issued stop order as set forth at (d) above. The building official shall whenever possible notify the serving utility, the owner and occupant of the building, structure or building service equipment of the decision to disconnect prior to taking such action, and shall notify such serving utility, owner and occupant of the building, structure or building service equipment, in writing, of such disconnection immediately thereafter.

(b)   Section 205 of said Uniform Administrative Code, 1991 Edition is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 205. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish, equip, use, occupy or maintain any building, structure or building service equipment or cause or permit to be done in violation of this code and the technical codes as defined herein. Any person found guilty of a violation of this code or any of the technical codes shall be guilty of violating this code.

(c)   The following listed Tables contained in the Uniform Administrative Code, 1991 Edition, to-wit:

Table No. 3-A     Building Permit Fees

Table No. 3-B     Electrical Permit Fees

Table No. 3-C     Mechanical Permit Fees

Table No. 3-D     Plumbing Permit Fees

Table No. 3-E     Elevator Permit Fees

Table No. 3-F     Elevator Annual Certificates of Inspection Fees

Table No. 3-G     Grading Plan Review Fees

Table No. 3-H     Grading Permit Fees

are hereby repealed and deleted here from, and in place thereof the following permit fee schedule is adopted:

       PERMIT FEE: Building construction (including roofing, siding, and swimming pool and spa), house moving, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and elevator installation: $10.00 together with $.50 per $1,000 of the total cost of such work.

(Ord. 2245, Sec. 2)