Chapter 9.08
EXISTING BUILDING CODE

Sections:

9.08.010    Adoption by reference of the California Existing Building Code.

9.08.020    Violations and penalties.

9.08.030    Amendments to existing building code.

9.08.010 Adoption by reference of the California Existing Building Code.

Except as provided herein, the 2016 Edition of the State of California Existing Building Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 10), including any amendments and appendices thereof, as promulgated and published by the California Existing Building Code, is hereby adopted by reference as though fully set forth herein, and shall constitute and is hereby established as “the Existing Building Code of the City of South Gate” (“existing building code” herein). A copy of the 2016 Edition of the California Existing Building Code has been deposited in the office of the city clerk and shall at all times be maintained by the city clerk for use and examination by the public.

(Ord. 2332 § 8 (part), 11-22-16: Ord. 2311 § 8 (part), 11-26-13: Ord. 2277 § 8 (part), 11-23-10: Ord. 2245 § 8 (part), 1-8-08: Ord. 2244 § 8 (part), 11-27-07: Ord. 2137 § 9 (part), 4-8-03)

9.08.020 Violations and penalties.

Any person violating any of the provisions of the existing building code shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day, or portion thereof, during which any violation shall be punishable as provided for in Title 1 of this code.

(Ord. 2245 § 8 (part), 1-8-08: Ord. 2244 § 8 (part), 11-27-07: Ord. 2137 § 9 (part), 4-8-03)

9.08.030 Amendments to existing building code.

Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 9.08.010, the 2016 Edition of the California Existing Building Code is hereby amended by:

A.    Adding a new Subsection [A]101.8, Enforcement (Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings), to Division II, Scope and Administration, Section 101, Subsection [A]101, General, of the California Existing Building Code to read as follows:

[A]101.8 Enforcement

If the owner or other person in charge or control of the subject building fails to comply with any order issued by the Building Official pursuant to this Section [A]101.7 within any of the time limits given, the Building Official shall order the entire building vacated and remain vacated until such order has been complied with. If compliance with such order has not been accomplished within ninety (90) days after the date the building has been ordered vacated, or by such additional time as may have been granted by the Board of Appeals, the Building Official may order demolition of the building in accordance with the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings provisions of this Code.

(Ord. 2332 § 8 (part), 11-22-16: Ord. 2311 § 8 (part), 11-26-13: Ord. 2277 § 8 (part), 11-23-10: Ord. 2245 § 8 (part), 1-8-08: Ord. 2244 § 8 (part), 11-27-07: Ord. 2137 § 9 (part), 4-8-03)