Chapter 15.42


15.42.010    Purpose.

15.42.020    Adoption.

15.42.030    Organization and enforcement.

15.42.060    Validity.

*    Prior ordinance history: Ord. 635.

15.42.010 Purpose.

The purposes of this chapter are to provide minimum standards to safeguard life, health, property and the public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the city of Patterson, to encourage and instruct people to build safely and economically, rather than to discourage building; and to provide a minimum of restrictive enforcement and a maximum of good building information and encouragement. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 759 § 2, 2014: Ord. 731 § 1, 2012: Ord. 695 § 1, 2008).

15.42.020 Adoption.

That certain document in book form entitled 2016 California Mechanical Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 4, Chapter 1, Division II, Chapters 2 through 17, together with all appendices, based on the 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code, as approved and copyrighted by the California Building Standards Commission, 2525 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 130, Sacramento, California 95833 and as published and copyrighted by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 5001 East Philadelphia Street, Ontario, California 91761-2816 and one copy of which document is now on file in the office of the city clerk of the city of Patterson, except as portions thereof are herein specifically amended, deleted and added to, is hereby adopted by reference as “California Mechanical Code of the City of Patterson,” and from the date on which the ordinance codified in this chapter shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the corporate limits of the city of Patterson. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 759 § 1, 2014: Ord. 731 § 2, 2012: Ord. 695 § 2, 2008).

15.42.030 Organization and enforcement.

Chapter 1, Division II, Part II of the California Mechanical Code, 2016 Edition, is deleted and amended to read as follows:

Part II - Organization and Enforcement

106.1 Administrative Requirements

Administrative provisions relating to mechanical requirements, enforcement, permits, plans, violations, fees and penalties are specified in the California Building Code, Part 2, Volume 1, Chapter 1-Division II, as amended and adopted by the City.

(Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 759 § 3, 2014).

15.42.060 Validity.

If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this chapter is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this chapter. The city council of the city of Patterson hereby declares that it would have passed the ordinance codified in this chapter and each section, subsection, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared invalid or unconstitutional. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 759 § 4, 2014: Ord. 731 § 6, 2012: Ord. 695 § 6, 2008).