ARTICLE II.
BUILDING CODE1

Sec. 5-16 Adopted.

The documents listed in subsections (a), (b), (c) and (d) of this section, three (3) copies of which are on file and are open for inspection of the public in the office of the city clerk of the City of Kingman, Arizona, are hereby adopted as the code for regulating the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, demolition, conversion, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of all buildings or structures in the City of Kingman, Arizona.

(a) International Building Code, 2012 Edition, published by the International Code Council, containing the administrative, fire and life safety, plan review, and field inspection provisions including all nonstructural provisions and those structural provisions necessary for field inspections, for all buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses), including appendices as follows:

Appendix C – Group U – Agricultural Buildings

Appendix I – Patio Covers

Appendix J – Grading

Appendix K – Electrical Code Administration

(b) International Residential Code, 2012 Edition, published by the International Code Council, containing the administrative, fire and life safety, plan review, and field inspection provisions including all nonstructural provisions and those structural provisions necessary for field inspections, for all detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) buildings, including appendices as follows:

Appendix A – Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping

Appendix B – Sizing of Venting Systems

Appendix C – Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct Venting Systems

Appendix H – Patio Covers

Appendix J – Existing Buildings and Structures

Appendix L – International Residential Code Electric Provisions

(c) International Existing Building Code, 2012 Edition, published by the International Code Council, containing the administrative, fire and life safety, plan review, and field inspection provisions including all nonstructural provisions and those structural provisions necessary for field inspections, which shall be allowed for all existing buildings except detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses), including appendices as follows:

Appendix A – Guidelines for Seismic Retrofit of Existing Buildings

Chapter A1 – Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Walls

Chapter A2 – Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Reinforced Concrete & Masonry

Chapter A3 – Prescriptive Provisions for Seismic Strengthening of Cripple Walls & Sills

Chapter A4 – Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Wood Framed Residential

Chapter A5 – Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Concrete Buildings

Resource A – Guidelines on Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and Assemblies

(d) International Energy Conservation Code, 2012 Edition, published by the International Code Council, containing the administrative, plan review, and field inspection provisions including all nonstructural provisions and those structural provisions necessary for field inspections, for all commercial building.

(Ord. No. 786, § 1, 2-20-90; Ord. No. 931, § 1, 8-3-92, Ord. No. 1029, § 1, 3-6-95, Ord. No. 1166, § 1, 5-18-98, Ord. No. 1458, § 1, 12-20-04, made pub. rec. by Res. No. 4061, 12-20-04; Ord. No. 1603, § 1, 12-17-07; Ord. No. 1754, § 1, 5-21-13)

State law references: Power of city to adopt technical codes by reference, A.R.S. §§ 9-801, 9-802; city to require statement concerning state contractor’s license, prior to permit issuance, A.R.S. § 32-1168; city to transmit copy of building permit to county and state, A.R.S. § 9-467; licensing of contractors, A.R.S. § 32-1101 et seq.

Sec. 5-17 Reserved.

(Ord. No. 1754, § 1, 5-21-13)

Editor’s note: Section 1 of Ord. No. 1029, adopted Mar. 6, 1995, repealed § 5-17, which pertained to handicapped access and derived from Ord. No. 786, § 1, adopted Feb. 20, 1990 and Ord. No. 932, § 1, adopted Aug. 3, 1992.

Sec. 5-18 Survey requirements.

A boundary survey conforming to the Arizona Boundary Survey Minimum Standards shall be submitted with all building permit applications for new primary structures on any building lot. The boundary markers set by a surveyor registered in the State of Arizona according to the standards of the “Arizona Boundary Survey Minimum Standards” shall be in place at the time of any required inspections relative to property line setbacks.

(Ord. No. 1534, § 1, 3-6-06; Ord. No. 1534-R, § 1, 5-1-06)

Sec. 5-19 Amendments.

(a) The International Building Code, 2012 Edition, is hereby amended in the following respects:

(1) Chapter 11 – Accessibility.

The entire chapter shall be omitted and replaced by the standards and specifications set forth in Title 41, Chapter 9, Article 8, Arizona Revised Statutes (Arizonans with Disabilities Act), and its implementing rules, including the 2010 ADA Standards for Acceptable Design.

(2) Group R-3 structures are exempt from the mandatory automatic sprinkler system requirements of IBC Section 903.2.8. If, however, such automatic sprinkler system is elected to be installed in any R-3 structure, it must comply with this section.

(b) The International Residential Code, 2012 Edition, is hereby amended in the following respects:

(1) Group R-3 structures are exempt from the mandatory automatic sprinkler system requirements of IRC Section P2904.1.1. If, however, such automatic sprinkler system is elected to be installed in any R-3 structure, it must comply with this section.

(Ord. No. 786, § 1, 2-20-90; Ord. No. 932, § 1, 8-3-92; Ord. No. 1029, §§ 1, 2, 3-6-95; Ord. No. 1086, § 1, 6-17-96; Ord. No. 1109, §§ 1, 2, 12-2-96; Ord. No. 1166, § 1, 5-18-96; Res. No. 3449, 8-2-99; Ord. No. 1458, § 1, 12-20-04; Ord. No. 1603, § 1, 12-17-07; Ord. No. 1607, § 2, 2-4-08; Ord. No. 1754, § 1, 5-21-13)


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Editor’s note: Section 1 of Ord. No. 786, adopted Feb. 20, 1990, amended Art. II of Ch. 5 in its entirety to read as herein set out. The former provisions of Art. II were derived from § 22-20 of the 1966 Code and from the following: Ord. No. 193, § 1, 8-13-73; Ord. No. 206, § 2, 12-10-73; Res. No. 533, 2-9-76; Ord. No. 310, § 6, 1-9-78; Ord. No. 327, 6-12-78; Ord. No. 472-A, §§ 2—4, 11-8-82; Ord. No. 482, § 1, 1-10-83; Ord. No. 610, 5-5-86; Ord. No. 662, § 1, 8-3-87; Ord. No. 675-R-1, 11-16-87.

Cross references: Fees, § 5-2.