Chapter 4
MECHANICAL CODE*

Sections:

8-4.01    Adoption of the California Mechanical Code.

*    Sections 8-4.01 through 8-04.04, codified from Ordinance No. 621 N.C.S., as amended by Ordinance No. 68 C-M, effective September 12, 1963, amended in their entirety by Ordinance No. 110 C-M, effective December 23, 1965. Sections 8-4.01 through 8-4.15, as added by said Ordinance No. 110 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 268 C-M, effective November 11, 1971. Sections 8-4.01 through 8-4.03, as added by said Ordinance No. 268 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 342 C-M, effective November 28, 1974. Sections 8-4.01 through 8-4.03, as added by said Ordinance No. 342 C-M, amended in their entirety by Ordinance No. 375 C-M, effective February 26, 1976. Sections 8-4.01 through 8-4.42, as added by said Ordinance No. 375 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 524-81 C-M, effective May 14, 1981. Sections 8-4.01 and 8-4.02, as added by said Ordinance No. 524-81 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 620-83 C-M, effective January 26, 1984. Sections 8-4.01 and 8-4.02, as added by said Ordinance No. 620-83 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 736-87, effective April 23, 1987. Sections 8-4.01 and 8-4.02, as added by Ordinance 736-87 C-M, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 900-92 C-M, effective October 1, 1992, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 997-96 C-M, effective April 11, 1996, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1078-99 C-M, effective August 12, 1999. Sections 8-4.01 through 8-4.04, as amended by said ordinance 1078-99 C-M, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1143-02 C-M, effective October 24, 2002.

    Chapter 4 entitled “Electrical Code” added by Ordinance No. 1143-02 C-M., effective October 24, 2002, repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 1227-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008. A new Chapter 3 entitled “Mechanical Code” is added by Ordinance No. 1229-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008.

    Chapter 4 entitled “Mechanical Code,” consisting of Section 8-4.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1229-07 (CM), eff. January 1, 2008, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1271-10 (CM), eff. January 1, 2011.

    Chapter 4, consisting of Section 8-4.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1271-10 (CM), effective January 1, 2011, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1297-13 (CM), effective January 1, 2014.

    Chapter 4, consisting of Section 8-4.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1297-13 (CM), effective January 1, 2014, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1341-16 (CM), effective January 1, 2017.

8-4.01 Adoption of the California Mechanical Code.

Except as provided herein, the 2019 California Mechanical Code (Part 4 of Title 24 of the California Code of Regulations) is adopted as the Mechanical Code of the City of Watsonville.

(a)    The following provisions are hereby rejected and not adopted:

(1)    CMC Section 103, Duties and Powers of the Authority Having Jurisdiction;

(2)    CMC Section 104, Permits;

(3)    CMC Section 106, Violations and Penalties;

(4)    CMC Section 107, Appeals Board;

(5)    CMC Appendix A, Residential Plan Examiner Review Form for HVAC Systems Design;

(6)    CMC Appendix B, Procedures to Be Followed to Place Gas Equipment in Operation;

(7)    CMC Appendix C, Installation and Testing of Oil (Liquid) Fuel-Fired Equipment;

(8)    CMC Appendix D, Fuel Supply: Manufactured/Mobile Home Parks and Recreational Vehicle Parks;

(9)    CMC Appendix E, Sustainable Practices;

(10)    CMC Appendix F, Sizing of Venting Systems and Outdoor Combustion and Ventilation Opening Design;

(11)    CMC Appendix G, Example Calculation of Outdoor Air Rate.

(§ 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017, as amended by § 1, Ord. 1398-19 (CM), eff. January 1, 2020)