Chapter 17.06


17.06.010    Adoption.

17.06.020    Amendments and additions.

17.06.010 Adoption.

The 2015 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), as adopted by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51-52 WAC, as published by the International Code Council, excluding Chapter 1, Part 2 – Administration and Enforcement, is adopted by reference. The Construction Administrative Code, as set forth in Chapter 17.14 MICC, shall be used in place of IFGC Chapter 1, Part 2 – Administration. Provided, that detached and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three stories high with separate means of egress and their accessory structures shall comply with the International Residential Code. Provided, that the standards for liquefied petroleum gas installations shall be the 2014 Edition of NFPA 58 (Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code) and the 2015 Edition of ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 (National Fuel Gas Code). The codes, appendices, and standards set forth in this chapter shall be filed with the city clerk and a copy made available for use and examination by the public, pursuant to RCW 35A.12.140. (Ord. 16C-04 § 6; Ord. 13C-06 § 6; Ord. 10C-03 § 6; Ord. 07C-04 § 7; Ord. 04C-12 § 4).

17.06.020 Amendments and additions.

A. IFGC Section 614.4 Amended – Clothes Dryer Exhaust, Exhaust Installation. Section 614.4 of the International Fuel Gas Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

614.4 Exhaust installation. Exhaust ducts for clothes dryers shall terminate on the outside of the building and shall be equipped with a back-draft damper. Dryer exhaust ducts may terminate at approved exterior louvers with not less than 1/2” openings in any direction. Screens shall not be installed at the duct termination. Ducts shall not be connected or installed with sheet metal screws or other fasteners that will obstruct the flow. Clothes dryer exhaust ducts shall not be connected to a vent connector, vent or chimney. Clothes dryer exhaust ducts shall not extend into or through ducts or plenums.

(Ord. 16C-04 § 6).