Chapter 15.07


15.07.010    Adoption of California Mechanical Code.

15.07.020    Addition of Section 103.5.

15.07.030    Amendment of Section 107.1.

*    Prior ordinance history: Ords. 1280, 1457, 1570, 1603, 82-23, 90-11, 92-18, 95-58, 99-14, 2002-20, 2007-19, 2010-23 and 2013-24.

15.07.010 Adoption of California Mechanical Code.

The City Council adopts and incorporates by reference, as though set forth in full in this section, the 2016 Edition of the California Mechanical Code, based on the 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code, by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials.

The various parts of this code shall constitute and be known as the Newport Beach Mechanical Code. A copy of the 2016 California Mechanical Code printed in code book form shall be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk. All administrative provisions including enforcement, permit process, fees, and inspections for these chapters are contained in the Administrative Code under Chapter 15.02. (Ord. 2016-17 § 6 (part), 2016)

15.07.020 Addition of Section 103.5.

Section 103.5 is added to read as follows:

Section 103.5 Modifications. Whenever there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this code, the Chief Building Official shall have the authority to grant modifications for individual cases, upon application of the owner or owner’s representative, provided the Chief Building Official shall first find that special individual reason makes the strict letter of this code impractical and the modification is in compliance with the intent and purpose of this code and that such modification does not lessen health, accessibility, life and fire safety, or structural requirements. The details of action granting modifications shall be recorded and entered in the files of the Building Division.

(Ord. 2016-17 § 6 (part), 2016)

15.07.030 Amendment of Section 107.1.

Section 107.1 is amended in its entirety to read as follows:

Section 107.1 General. Appeals of the Chief Building Official decision shall be by municipal code section 15.80.

(Ord. 2016-17 § 6 (part), 2016)