Chapter 15.04
BUILDING CODE

Sections:

15.04.010    Adoption.

15.04.020    Modifications.

15.04.030    Appeals.

15.04.040    Building permits – Compliance with ordinances.

15.04.050    Moving buildings.

15.04.010 Adoption.

The bound volumes containing the code known as the International Building Code, 2015 Edition, of the International Code Council, including Appendix C, together with local amendments as set forth in Chapter 15.08 PMC, shall constitute the laws of the city relating to building regulations. Where the International Building Code conflicts with this code, this code shall prevail. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)

15.04.020 Modifications.

The building official shall have the power to modify any of the provisions of the International Building Code adopted by this chapter upon application in writing by the owner, lessee or duly authorized agent, when there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the code; provided, that the spirit of the code is observed, public safety secured, and substantial justice done. The particulars of the modification, when granted or allowed, and the decision of the building official thereon shall be entered upon the records of the department, and a signed copy shall be furnished to the applicant. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)

15.04.030 Appeals.

Appeals under this chapter shall be in accordance with Chapter 15.70 PMC. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)

15.04.040 Building permits – Compliance with ordinances.

It is established that no permit will be issued for the construction of new buildings or building, within the corporate limits of the city, which is inconsistent with the current comprehensive plan of the city or any city ordinances and regulations. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)

15.04.050 Moving buildings.

No building of any kind or nature shall be moved to a location within the corporate limits of the city from outside the corporate limits of the city without approval of the building official. In the event any person(s) move a building into the corporate limits of the city from a location outside the corporate limits of the city, the building shall not be permitted for use, either for residential or business purposes, until the building official has approved the building for the purpose intended. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)