Chapter 16.05


16.05.010    Title.

16.05.020    Adoption of plumbing codes.

16.05.030    Amendment of adopted codes.

16.05.040    Penalties.

16.05.050    Administrative citations.

16.05.010 Title.

This chapter shall be known and cited as the “Dixon Plumbing Code” and may hereinafter be referred to as such or “this code.” Article, section, division, and appendix numbers used in DMC 16.05.030 are those of the California Plumbing Code or codes adopted therein by reference. [Ord. 22-008 § 4.]

16.05.020 Adoption of plumbing codes.

Those certain codes and standards known as the 2022 California Plumbing Code, Title 24, California Code of Regulations, Part 5 (hereinafter the “California Plumbing Code” or “CPC”), which incorporates and amends by reference the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, including Appendices Chapter 1, A, B, D, I and K, are hereby adopted by reference save and except such portions as are deleted, modified or amended by DMC 16.05.030. Not less than one (1) copy of the CPC has been and is now filed in the Dixon Building Department, 600 East A Street, Dixon, CA 95620. Said code is adopted by reference pursuant to Cal. Gov’t Code § 50022 et seq. [Ord. 22-008 § 4.]

16.05.030 Amendment of adopted codes.

Notwithstanding the provisions of DMC 16.05.020, the CPC and the UPC are amended as follows:

108.4, Permits, Fees, Applications and Inspections, is amended to read as follows:

108.4.2: Fees. Fees shall be assessed in accordance with the current fee schedule adopted by the City Council.

Section 611 Drinking Water Treatment, is amended by adding subsection 611.1.3 Prohibited, and reads as follows:

611.1.3 Prohibited. Salt-based mediums are prohibited from being used to soften or condition domestic water.

[Ord. 22-008 § 4.]

16.05.040 Penalties.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or the codes adopted by reference and amended herein or fails to comply therewith, or who violates or fails to comply with any order made thereunder, or who builds in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance, respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, unless the City Attorney determines the violation should be punished as an infraction. Misdemeanor violations shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the County jail for a period of time not to exceed six (6) months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. The imposition of one (1) penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue; and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time; and when not otherwise specified, each ten (10) days that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.

The application of any above-mentioned penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of the prohibited conditions and/or the imposition of administrative fines or citations for the violation of the provisions of this chapter if approved by the City Council. [Ord. 22-008 § 4.]

16.05.050 Administrative citations.

In addition to any other enforcement mechanism prescribed by law, this chapter may be enforced by the issuance of administrative citations pursuant to the administrative citation ordinance (Chapter 9.01 DMC, Article VI). [Ord. 22-008 § 4.]