Chapter 15.50


15.50.010    Purpose.

15.50.020    Adoption.

15.50.030    Administration.

15.50.050    Validity.

15.50.010 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. 753 § 2, 2014: Ord. 730 § 1, 2012).

15.50.020 Adoption.

That certain document in book form entitled California Green Building Standards Code, California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 11, 2016 Edition, including Appendix A4 thereof, as approved and copyrighted by the California Building Standards Commission, 2525 Natomas Park Drive, Suite 130, Sacramento, California 95833, 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 Green Building Standards 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. 753 § 1, 2014: Ord. 730 § 2, 2012).

15.50.030 Administration.

Chapter 1, Sections 104 through 106 of the 2016 California Green Building Standards Code are hereby deleted and Section 103 is amended to read as follows:

SECTION 103 Administration.

Section 100(g) of the California Green Building Standards Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

103.1 Administrative Requirements

Administrative provisions relating to green building 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. 753 § 3, 2014).

15.50.050 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. 753 § 4, 2014: Ord. 730 § 5, 2012).