Chapter 15.28
MECHANICAL CODE Amended Ord. 20-1472

Sections:

15.28.010    Adoption. Amended Ord. 20-1472

15.28.020    Applicant qualifications – Mechanical permit.

15.28.030    Adoption, Appendix Chapter 1, Administration. Amended Ord. 20-1472

15.28.040    Amendments, additions and deletions to the mechanical code. Amended Ord. 20-1472

15.28.050    Violation – Penalty.

15.28.010 Adoption. Amended Ord. 20-1472

A. Pursuant to Sections 50022.1 to 50022.10, inclusive, of the Government Code, the city council adopts and enacts as the mechanical code of the city, the 2016 California Mechanical Code (CMC), California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 4, and appendices (based on the 2015 Uniform Mechanical Code published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials).

B. One copy of the CMC is on file with the building division for use and examination by the public, along with changes, additions and deletions relating to sections of the CEC as set forth in this chapter. In addition, all subsequent supplements to the CMC and related publications are adopted by reference. [Ord. 17-1429 § 3, 2017; Ord. 14-1379 § 3, 2014.]

15.28.020 Applicant qualifications – Mechanical permit.

No permit shall be issued to any person to do or cause to be done any mechanical installations or related work regulated by this chapter unless such applicant qualifies under one of the following conditions:

A. Applicant possesses a valid, unexpired and unrevoked mechanical contractor’s license issued to him or her under the applicable provisions of the Business and Professions Code of the state; or

B. Applicant is the bona fide owner of the premises, which premises consists of a single-family dwelling, duplex or single unit in a condominium complex used exclusively for living purposes, and all accessory buildings thereto; provided, that the owner or a member of his/her immediate family shall perform all labor pursuant to the permit [Ord. 17-1429 § 3, 2017; Ord. 14-1379 § 3, 2014.]

15.28.030 Adoption, Appendix Chapter 1, Administration. Amended Ord. 20-1472

Appendix Chapter 1, Administration, 2016 California Building Code (Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 2, Volume 2) is hereby adopted as the administrative chapter for the mechanical code for the city of Pittsburg. [Ord. 17-1429 § 3, 2017; Ord. 14-1379 § 3, 2014.]

15.28.040 Amendments, additions, and deletions to the mechanical code. Amended Ord. 20-1472

Set forth below are the local amendments, additions, and deletions to the 2016 California Mechanical Code. Chapter and section numbers used herein are those of the 2016 California Mechanical Code.

Appendix Chapter 1 is hereby adopted as the administrative chapter for this code.

Reference is made to the Appendix Chapter 1, Administration, of 2016 California Building Code, which is based on the 2015 International Building Code as published by the International Code Conference and amended by the city of Pittsburg. Where there is a conflict between administrative requirements of each code the administrative requirements of the building code shall prevail.

Section 101.0, Title. The first sentence of Section 101.0 is hereby amended to read:

This ordinance may be cited and shall be known as the “Mechanical Code of the City of Pittsburg”.

Section 114.1, Permit Issuance, is hereby amended by adding:

Section 114.1.1 Applicant Qualifications. No permit shall be issued to any person to do or cause to be done any plumbing work regulated by this chapter unless such applicant qualifies under one of the following:

A. Applicant possesses a valid, unexpired and unrevoked plumbing contractor’s license issued to him / her under the applicable provisions of the Business and Professions Code of the state; or

B. Applicant is the bona fide owner of the property, which property consists of a single-family dwelling, duplex or single unit in a condominium complex used exclusively as a dwelling, and all accessory buildings thereto; provided, that the owner or a member of his/her immediate family shall perform all labor pursuant to the permit.

Section 203, Definition of Terms, is amended by adding:

ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITY shall mean the City Building Official of the City of Pittsburg or his or her duly authorized representative.

“CITY OF” or “THE CITY” shall refer to the City of Pittsburg as the text may require.

“CITY COUNCIL” shall refer to the City Council of the City of Pittsburg.

[Ord. 17-1429 § 3, 2017; Ord. 14-1379 § 3, 2014.]

15.28.050 Violation – Penalty.

A violation of any provision under this chapter is punishable as a misdemeanor and upon conviction may be punished by a fine not more than $1,000 or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six months, or both. [Ord. 17-1429 § 3, 2017; Ord. 14-1379 § 3, 2014.]