Chapter 15.46
CALIFORNIA RESIDENTIAL CODE

Sections:

15.46.010    Adoption.

15.46.020    Purposes.

15.46.030    Administration.

15.46.040    Storm water drainage requirement.

15.46.050    Residential foundations.

15.46.060    Validity.

15.46.010 Adoption.

Certain documents in book form entitled California Residential Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2.5, 2016 Edition, Chapter 1, Division II, Chapters 2 through 10 and 44, including all appendix chapters, based on the 2015 International Residential Code, as approved and copyrighted by the California Building Standards Commission, 2525 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 130, Sacramento, California 95833-2936 and published and copyrighted by the International Code Council, 500 New Jersey Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20001, one copy of which documents are now on file in the office of the city clerk of the city of Patterson, except as to portions thereof are herewith specifically amended, deleted and added to, are hereby adopted by reference together as “California Residential 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. 757 § 1, 2014: Ord. 733 § 1, 2012).

15.46.020 Purposes.

The purposes of this chapter are to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, 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. 757 § 2, 2014: Ord. 733 § 2, 2012).

15.46.030 Administration.

Chapter 1, Division II of the California Residential Code is deleted and amended to read as follows:

Division II - ADMINISTRATION

Administrative provisions relating to one and two family dwellings residential construction 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 of Patterson.

(Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 757 § 3, 2014).

15.46.040 Storm water drainage requirement.

Chapter 18, Section R401.3.1 of the California Residential Code, Title 24, Part 2.5, is amended as follows:

Section R401.3.1. Storm Water Drainage Requirement.

In all cases where proposed construction is for commercial, industrial, or public or quasi-public buildings or structures, for two-family, three-family, four-family, or multi-family dwellings, or for other uses which similarly involve structural ground coverage likely to affect storm drainage in the areas in which they are located, including but not limited to, trailer parks and parking lots, drainage facilities for the property shall be constructed in a manner approved by the Department of Public Works, which may include discharge into a publicly maintained storm drain system or ponding basin. Submission of the drainage plans for approval shall be the responsibility of the owner or the developer of the property on which the construction is proposed, and the application for a building permit shall be accompanied by a drainage plan suitable for review by the Department of Public Works.

(Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 757 § 4, 2014).

15.46.050 Residential foundations.

Chapter 4, Section R403.1.8 of the California Residential Code, Title 24, Part 2.5, is amended as follows:

Section R403.1.8.2

R403.1.8.2: Residential Foundations: Due to the expansive soils present in and around the area of the City of Patterson foundations for buildings and structures shall be designed in accordance with Chapter 18, Section 1808.6.1 or 1808.6.2 of the California Building Code, Volume 2 as adopted by the City of Patterson.

(Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 757 § 5, 2014).

15.46.060 Validity.

The city council of the city of Patterson hereby declares that should any section, paragraph, sentence, or word of this chapter or of the codes hereby adopted be declared for any reason to be invalid or unconstitutional, it is the intent of the city council of the city of Patterson that it would have passed all other portions of the ordinance codified in this chapter independently of the elimination herefrom of any such portion as may be declared invalid or unconstitutional. (Ord. 798 Att. A (part), 2017: Ord. 757 § 6, 2014: Ord. 733 § 8, 2012).