That certain uniform code known as the “Uniform Housing 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 as part of this article, save and except such portions as are hereinafter or may hereafter be deleted or amended, as authorized and in the manner prescribed by the statutes of the State of Kansas.

(Ord. 2245, Sec. 2)

(a)   Section 203 of the Uniform Housing Code as previously adopted is hereby amended to read as follows:

Housing appeals board.

Sec. 203 (a) General. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretations of this code, there shall be and is hereby created a Housing Appeals Board which shall consist of the Board of Commissioners of the City of Sterling, Kansas. The Board shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the building official. Appeals to the board shall be processed in accordance with the provisions contained in Section 1201 of this code. Copies of all rules of procedure adopted by the board shall be delivered to the building official, who shall make them accessible to the public.

(b)   Whenever the terms 'Housing Advisory and Appeals Board' appears throughout this Uniform Housing Code, it shall be amended to read 'Housing Appeals Board'.”

(Ord. 2245, Sec. 2)

(a)   Section 203(b) is hereby deleted in its entirety.

(Ord. 2245, Sec. 2)