CHAPTER 15.04
BUILDING CODE

Sections:

15.04.010    International Building Code adopted.

15.04.030    Scope.

15.04.040    Sections amended.

15.04.095    Washington State Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code.

15.04.100    International Energy Conservation Code/Washington State Energy Code.

15.04.110    Regulations for Barrier-Free Facilities adopted.

15.04.120    Washington State Water Conservation Performance Standards adopted.

Prior legislation: Ords 173 and 98-24.

15.04.010 International Building Code adopted.

The International Building Code, 2015 Edition, together with Appendix H and ICC/ANSI A117.1-2009 and the 2015 International Existing Building Code published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the building code for the City, as amended by the Washington State Building Code Council and as further amended in this chapter. (Ord 16-470 §1; Ord 14-335 §1; Ord 10-277 §1; Ord 07-219, §1; Ord 04-135 §2; Ord 98-29 §1; Ord 95-05 §1; Ord 92-07 §1; Ord 785 §1, 1989: Ord 760 §1, 1989)

15.04.030 Scope.

The provisions of the International Building Code shall regulate and govern the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefore. (Ord 04-135, §3; Ord 785 §2, 1989: Ord 760 §1, 1989)

15.04.040 Sections amended.

1. Section 1612.3: Insert "City of Quincy" and "Date of Issuance";

2. Section 3410.2: Insert "Date in one location. (Ord 04-135, §4; Ord 95-05 §3; Ord 704 §2, 1986: Ord 677, 1985: Ord 504 §4, 1977)

15.04.095 Washington State Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code.

The Washington State Ventilation and Indoor Air Quality Code, 2009 Edition, as amended by the Washington State Building Code Council and filed as Chapter 51-13 Washington Administrative Code is adopted by reference as the ventilation and indoor air quality code for the City. The State Code Council notes under the 2006 Washington State Ventilation & Air quality Code that the VAQC are repealed as of July 1 2010 and are incorporated into the IMC and the IRC. (Ord 10-277, §2; Ord 07-219, §2; Ord 98-29 §4; Ord 95-05 §5; Ord 836 §2, 1991)

15.04.100 International Energy Conservation Code/Washington State Energy Code.

The International Energy Conservation Code/Washington State Energy Code, 2015 Edition, as amended by the Washington State Building Code Council, is adopted. (Ord 16-470 §2; Ord 14-335 §2; Ord 10-277, §3; Ord 07-219, §3; Ord 98-29 §5; Ord 95-05 §6; Ord 835 §1, 1991; Ord 820 §1, 1991)

15.04.110 Regulations for Barrier-Free Facilities adopted.

Chapter 11 and other International Building Code requirements for barrier-free access, including A117.1-2003 and Appendix E, pursuant to RCW 19.27.040 and Chapter 70.92 RCW, are adopted by reference as the barrier-free facilities regulations for the City. (Ord 16-470 §3; Ord 14-335 §3; Ord 10-277, §4; Ord 07-219, §4; Ord 821 §1, 1991)

15.04.120 Washington State Water Conservation Performance Standards adopted.

The Washington State Water Conservation Performance Standards as adopted by the Washington State Building Code Council and published as WAC 51-18 are adopted by reference as the water conservation performance standards for the City. (Ord 823 §1, 1991)