ARTICLE I.
IN GENERAL

Sec. 5-1 Reserved.

Editor’s note: Ord. No. 1456, § 1, adopted Dec. 20, 2004, repealed § 5-1, which pertained to the adoption of a uniform administrative code and derived from Ord. No. 472-A, § 1, 11-8-82; Ord. No. 661, § 1, 8-3-87; Ord. No. 785, § 1, 2-20-90; Ord. No. 931, § 1, 8-3-92; Ord. No. 1028, § 1, 3-6-95; and Ord. No. 1161, § 1, 5-18-98.

Sec. 5-2 Permits and fees.

(a) All applications for permits and inspections required by the provisions of this chapter and the publications adopted by reference within this chapter shall be accompanied by the appropriate fees.

(b) Building valuation for projects not covered by the Building Valuation Data (BVD) Table shall include total value of work, including materials and generally accepted labor value, for which the permit is being issued, such as electrical, gas, mechanical, plumbing equipment and permanent systems. The applicant may be asked to show detailed cost estimates and/or contracts to verify valuation. Final building permit valuation shall be set by the building official.

(c) Building or special permits and other inspection fees shall be in accordance with this section.

Building Permit Fee Table

$1.00 to $500.00

$23.50

$501.00 to $2,000.00

$23.50 for the first $500.00 plus $3.05 for each additional $100.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000.00

$2,001.00 to $25,000.00

$69.25 for the first $2,000.00 plus $14.00 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000.00

$25,001.00 to $50,000.00

$391.75 for the first $25,000.00 plus $10.10 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000.00

$50,001.00 to $100,000.00

$643.75 for the first $50,000.00 plus $7.00 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000.00

$100,001.00 to $500,000.00

$993.75 for the first $100,000.00 plus $5.60 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $500,000.00

$500,001.00 to $1,000,000.00

$3,233.75 for the first $500,000.00 plus $4.75 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof, to and including $1,000,000.00

$1,000,001.00 and up

$5,608.75 for the first $1,000,000.00 plus $3.65 for each additional $1,000.00, or fraction thereof

Special Permits and Other Inspection Fees 

Manufactured home permit: includes 3 inspections

$350.00

    Additional inspections after 3

$47.00

    MH permit renewal after 6 months

$82.00

Residential factory-built building: per story

$450.00

    Additional inspections after 3

$47.00

    FBB permit renewal after 6 months

$82.00

Commercial factory-built building

$4.50 per perimeter linear foot/per story

    Additional inspections after 3

$47.00

    FBB permit renewal after 6 months

$82.00

Solar energy device systems per A.R.S. 9-468

$128.00

Inspections outside of normal business hours (minimum charge—2 hours)

$47.00 per hour or the total hourly cost to the City of Kingman, whichever is greatest

Re-inspection fees (may be assessed after 2nd call inspection on the same work requiring inspection)

$47.00 per hour or the total hourly cost to the City of Kingman, whichever is greatest

Inspections not otherwise listed (one-half hour minimum fee of $23.50)

$47.00 per hour or the total hourly cost to the City of Kingman, whichever is greatest

Building plan review fee (for 1st and 2nd review)

65% of building permit fee

Grading plan review fee (for 1st and 2nd review)

65% of grading permit fee

R-3 Residential plan review fee (standardized plans)

32.5% of building permit fee

Additional plan review fee required after 2nd review, and/or by changes, additions or revisions to plans by owners, contractor or design professional

$47.00 per hour (actual cost including city administrative and overhead costs if using outside agency)

For use of outside agency or consultants for plan review, inspection, or both

Actual cost including city administrative and overhead costs

The building valuation for new construction shall be as established by multiplying the floor area of the building by the corresponding rate listed in the Building Valuation Data Table.

Building Valuation Data Table

Square Foot Construction Costsa,b,c

Group

IA

IB

IIA

IIB

IIIA

IIIB

IV

VA

VB

A-1 Assembly, theaters, with stage

175.32

169.68

165.73

158.91

147.77

146.99

153.89

136.91

131.98

A-1 Assembly, theaters, without stage

161.71

156.07

152.12

145.30

134.16

133.38

140.28

123.30

118.37

A-2 Assembly, nightclubs

132.76

128.65

125.40

120.51

111.89

111.60

116.32

102.86

99.40

A-2 Assembly, restaurants, bars, banquet halls

131.76

127.65

123.40

119.51

109.89

110.60

115.32

100.86

98.40

A-3 Assembly, churches

162.43

156.79

152.84

146.02

134.85

134.08

141.00

124.00

119.07

A-3 Assembly, general, community halls, libraries, museums

134.48

128.84

123.89

118.07

105.89

106.12

113.05

95.04

91.11

A-4 Assembly, arenas

131.76

127.65

123.40

119.51

109.89

110.60

115.32

100.86

98.40

B Business

133.93

129.08

124.97

119.12

106.63

106.00

114.57

95.23

91.59

E Educational

140.45

135.71

131.83

125.99

116.21

113.47

121.83

103.83

99.95

F-1 Factory and industrial, moderate hazard

81.27

77.54

72.95

70.70

61.13

62.13

67.81

52.13

49.47

F-2 Factory and industrial, low hazard

80.27

76.54

72.95

69.70

61.13

61.13

66.81

52.00

59.19

H-1 High hazard, explosives

76.28

72.55

68.96

65.71

57.30

57.30

62.82

48.30

N.P.

H234 High hazard

76.28

72.55

68.96

65.71

57.30

57.30

62.82

48.30

44.64

H-5 HPM

133.93

129.08

124.97

119.12

106.63

106.00

114.57

95.23

91.59

I-1 Institutional, supervised environment

132.08

127.54

124.11

119.07

109.24

109.18

115.46

100.39

96.42

I-2 Institutional, incapacitated

222.91

218.06

213.95

208.11

195.19

N.P.

203.55

183.79

N.P.

I-3 Institutional, restrained

152.14

147.29

143.18

137.34

126.08

124.44

132.78

114.68

109.03

I-4 Institutional, day care facilities

132.08

127.54

124.11

119.07

109.24

109.18

115.46

100.39

96.42

M Mercantile

98.85

94.74

90.49

86.61

77.50

78.21

82.42

68.47

66.01

R-1 Residential, hotels

133.46

128.92

125.49

120.45

110.67

110.61

116.90

101.82

97.85

R-2 Residential, multiple-family

111.15

106.61

103.18

98.14

88.52

88.47

94.75

79.68

75.70

R-3 Residential, one- and two-family

107.30

104.37

101.80

98.99

94.44

94.22

97.31

89.97

84.71

R-4 Residential, care/assisted living facilities

132.08

127.54

124.11

119.07

109.24

109.18

115.46

100.39

96.42

S-1 Storage, moderate hazard

75.28

71.55

66.96

64.71

55.30

56.30

61.82

46.30

43.64

S-2 Storage, low hazard

74.28

70.55

66.96

63.71

55.30

55.30

60.82

46.30

42.64

U Utility, miscellaneous

57.40

54.28

51.05

48.50

42.07

42.07

45.77

34.59

32.93

U-R-3 Residential porches, patios, sheds, carports

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

n/a

22.35

a. Private garages use Utility, miscellaneous.

b. Unfinished basements (all use groups) = $15.00 per sq. ft.

c. N.P. = not permitted

Grading Permit Fees. A fee for each grading permit shall be as set forth in this table.

Grading Permit Fee Table

50 cubic yards to 100 cubic yards

$37.00

101 to 1,000 cubic yards

$37.00 for the first 100 cubic yards plus $17.50 for each additional 100 cubic yards or fraction thereof.

1,001 to 10,000 cubic yards

$194.00 for the first 1,000 cubic yards plus $14.50 for each additional 1,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof.

10,001 to 100,000 cubic yards

$325.00 for the first 10,000 cubic yards plus $66.00 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof.

100,001 or more

$919.00 for the first 100,000 cubic yards plus $36.50 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof.

(d) The building valuation for remodel construction of existing structures, swimming pools, spas, and signs shall be estimated by the permit applicant.

(Ord. No. 661, § 1, 8-3-87; Ord. No. 785, § 1, 2-20-90; Ord. No. 931, § 1, 8-3-92; Ord. No. 1028, § 1, 3-6-95; Ord. No. 1051, § 1, 8-7-95; Ord. No. 1161, § 1, 5-18-98; Ord. No. 1456, § 1, 12-20-04; Ord. No. 1477, § 1, 4-4-05; Ord. No. 1491, 7-18-05; Ord. No. 1731, § 1, 6-19-12; Ord. No. 1783, § 1, 11-4-14; Ord. No. 1805, § 1, 10-20-15)

Cross references: Building code, § 5-16 et seq.; encroachment permit fees, § 5-205.

Sec. 5-3 Construction site trash receptacles.

(a) For purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the accompanying meanings:

(1) Permittee: Shall mean the person or persons who have obtained a permit for any construction under this chapter.

(2) Trash receptacles: Shall mean trash bins, barrels or other receptacles sufficient in number and size, and constructed to prevent litter at the job site.

(3) Job site: Shall mean premises where construction is permitted under this chapter.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any permittee to engage in construction in violation of this section.

(c) Permittees shall provide trash receptacles at the job site.

(d) Trash receptacles shall be maintained in a clean, sanitary and neat condition.

(e) Trash receptacles shall be removed from the construction site prior to final inspection unless arrangements are made with the building official to accommodate move in trash collection by new owners.

(Ord. No. 835, 7-2-90; Ord. No. 1603, § 1, 12-17-07)

Sec. 5-4 Historic preservation plan adopted by reference.

That certain document known as “Historic Preservation Plan—City of Kingman, Arizona,” three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the city clerk which document was made a public record by Resolution No. 1456 of the city, is hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this section.

(Ord. No. 839, 7-16-90, made pub. rec. by Res. No. 1456, 7-16-90)

Editor’s note: Ordinance No. 839, adopted July 16, 1990, did not specifically amend this Code; hence, its inclusion as § 5-4 was at the discretion of the editor.

Cross references: Historic preservation commission, § 2-158.10 et seq.

Sec. 5-5 Residential antidisplacement and relocation assistance plan.

(a) The City of Kingman will replace all occupied and vacant occupiable low/moderate income dwelling units demolished or converted to a use other than as low/moderate income housing as a direct result of activities assisted with funds provided under the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974 as amended.

(b) All replacement housing will be provided within three years of the commencement of the demolition or rehabilitation relating to conversation.

(c) Before obligating or expending funds that will directly result in such demolition or conversion, the City of Kingman will make public and submit to the Commerce, CDBG Program the following information in writing:

(1) A description of the proposed activity;

(2) The general location on a map and approximate number of dwelling units by size (number of bedrooms) that will be demolished or converted to a use other than as LM dwelling units as a direct result of the assisted activity;

(3) A time schedule for the commencement and completion of the demolition or conversion;

(4) The general location on a map and approximate number of dwelling units by size (number of bedrooms) that will be provided as replacement dwelling units;

(5) The source of funding and a time schedule for the provision of replacement dwelling units; and

(6) The basis for concluding that each replacement dwelling unit will remain a LM dwelling unit for at least ten (10) years from the date of initial occupancy.

(d) The City of Kingman will provide relocation assistance, as described in the ACT and implementing regulators, to each LM household displaced by demolition of housing or by the conversion of a LM dwelling unit to another use as a direct result of assisted activities.

(e) Consistent with the goals and objectives of activities assisted under the ACT, the City of Kingman will take the following steps to minimize displacement of persons from their homes: that in conjunction with local residents and community based organizations, identify alternative locations of projects to avoid any displacement.

(Ord. No. 1060, § 2, 10-16-95)

Sec. 5-6 Protection of public sidewalks.

(a) For purposes of this section, the following terms shall have the accompanying meanings:

(1) Permittee shall mean the person or persons who have obtained a permit for any construction under this chapter.

(2) Job site shall mean premises where construction is permitted under this chapter.

(b) It shall be unlawful for any permittee to engage in construction in violation of this section.

(c) Permittee shall protect public sidewalks from damage due to construction activities including vehicles entering and leaving the job site.

(d) All public sidewalk that is broken or otherwise damaged as a result of construction activities including vehicles entering or leaving the job site shall be removed and replaced by the permittee prior to final inspection.

(Ord. No. 1137, § 1, 10-6-97; Ord. No. 1603, § 1, 12-17-07)

Sec. 5-7 Dust control, open areas.

(a) No person shall cause, allow or permit a building or its appurtenances, building or subdivision site, or a driveway, parking area, vacant lot or sales lot, or an open area to be constructed, used, altered, repaired, demolished, cleared or leveled, or the earth to be moved or excavated, without taking reasonable precautions to limit excessive amounts of particulate matter from becoming airborne. Dust or other types of air contaminants shall be kept to a minimum by good modern practices such as using an approved dust suppressant or adhesive soil stabilizer, paving, covering, landscaping, continuous wetting, detouring, barring access, or other acceptable means.

(b) No person shall cause, allow, or permit a vacant lot, or an open area, to be driven over or used by motor vehicles, trucks, cars, ATV’s or cycles, without taking reasonable precautions to limit excessive amounts of particulates from becoming airborne. Dust shall be kept to a minimum by using an approved dust suppressant, or adhesion soil stabilizer, or by paving or barring access to the property, or other acceptable means.

(c) No person shall cause, allow, or permit a residential property or commercial property to be driven over or used by motor vehicles, trucks, cars, ATV’s or cycles, without taking reasonable precautions to limit excessive amounts of particulates from becoming airborne.

(Ord. No. 1138, § 1, 10-6-97; Ord. No. 1384, §§ 1, 2, 9-15-03; Ord. No. 1457, § 1, 12-20-04; Ord. No. 1603, § 1, 12-17-07)

Sec. 5-8 Residential grading and drainage requirements.

(a) Lots or parcels developed for single-family or duplex residential use shall be graded or otherwise improved to drain to an approved point of discharge, such as the street gutter, drainage culvert, drainage channel, dry-well, retention basin or other approved method. All points of discharge other than the street gutter shall be designed according to the document entitled “Kingman Area Master Drainage Plan-Design and Administrative Manual,” June 1988, as prepared by Boyle Engineering Corporation, and declared a public record in Resolution No. 1263. Any proposed drainage across private property boundaries shall be by a specific recorded easement and a permanently built, erosion proof, waterway that drains to an approved location.

(b) Applications for residential improvements that require a permit shall be accompanied with a site plan that details how the specific site for which the application pertains, shall meet the above requirements. The site plan shall be drawn to a maximum scale of 20':1", and show, as a minimum, the following, as applicable:

(1) Existing grade contours, at one-foot vertical intervals, throughout and fifteen (15) feet beyond the parcel boundaries.

(2) Elevation and location of point, or points, of drainage discharge.

(3) Elevation of the finished floor (or pool water surface) for each structure.

(4) Elevation and location of the septic tank, leach fields or other private on-site sewage system.

(5) Finished grade contours for the entire parcel.

(6) Location and height of permanent structures used to retain soil fill.

(7) Assumed elevations shall have a clearly identifiable fixed bench mark, such as the high centerline of the paved street adjacent a property corner.

(c) Ungraded portions of lots or parcels larger than three-fourths (3/4) acre and not in a subdivision are exempt from these requirements. For this policy, “ungraded” shall mean, undisturbed soil, rock and sand, complete with natural vegetation.

(d) Applications for residential building permits will not be accepted without such a site plan. Building permits will not be issued without an approved site plan that complies with this section. All other requirements for grading and drainage, soil compaction and building foundations shall be regulated by the adopted building code(s).

(Ord. No. 1457, § 1, 12-20-04; Ord. No. 1603, § 1, 12-17-07)

Sec. 5-9 Carbon monoxide alarms.

Carbon monoxide alarms shall be installed within thirty (30) days of passage of the ordinance from which this section derives, on each habitable level of existing dwelling units or sleeping units in occupancy groups R-1, R-2, R-4 and I-1 equipped with any type of fuel-burning appliances that are located anywhere within the building such as heating furnaces, boilers and cooking appliances.

(Ord. No. 1607, § 1, 2-4-08)

Secs. 5-105-15. Reserved.