Chapter 7
HOUSING CODE*

Sections:

8-7.01    Adoption of the Uniform Housing Code.

8-7.02    UHC Section 203—Housing Advisory and Appeals Board.

8-7.03    UHC Chapter 3—Permits and Inspections.

8-7.04    UHC Chapter 10—Substandard Buildings.

*    Sections 8-7.01 through 8-7.18, as added by Ordinance No. 95 C-M effective February 11, 1965, repealed by Ordinance No. 294 C-M, effective January 11, 1973. Sections 8-7.01 and 8-7.02, as added by said Ordinance No. 294 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 622-83 C-M, effective January 26, 1984. Sections 8-7.01 and 8-7.02, as added by said Ordinance No. 622-83 C-M, and Sections 8-7.03 and 8-7.04, as added by Ordinance No. 623-83 C-M, effective January 26, 1984, repealed by Ordinance No. 732-87 C-M, effective April 23, 1987. Sections 8-7.01 through 8-7.04, as added by Ordinance No. 732-87 C-M, repealed by Ordinance No. 902-92 C-M, effective October 1, 1992, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1077-99, effective August 12, 1999, repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1144-02 C-M, effective September 24, 2002.

    Chapter 7 entitled “Dangerous Building Code” added by Ordinance No. 1144-02 C-M, effective September 24, 2002, repealed in its entirety by Ordinance No. 1227-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008. A new Chapter 7 entitled “Housing Code” is added by Ordinance No. 1229-07 (CM), effective January 1, 2008.

    Chapter 7 entitled “Housing Code,” consisting of Section 8-7.01, 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 January 1, 2008, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1271-10 (CM), eff.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    Chapter 7, consisting of Section 8-7.01, codified from Ordinance No. 1271-10 (CM), effective January 1, 2011, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1297-13 (CM), effective January 1, 2014.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 7, consisting of Sections 8-7.01 through 8-7.04, codified from Ordinance No. 1297-13 (CM), effective January 1, 2014, was repealed and replaced by Ordinance No. 1341-16 (CM), effective January 1, 2017.

8-7.01 Adoption of the Uniform Housing Code.

Except as provided herein, the Uniform Housing Code, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials is hereby adopted as the Housing Code of the City of Watsonville.

(§ 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017)

8-7.02 UHC Section 203—Housing Advisory and Appeals Board.

(a)    Findings.

(1)    There are no specific findings required for the Housing Code.

(b)    Amendments. Uniform Housing Code Section 203 is amended to read in words and figures as follows:

Section 203 Housing Advisory and Board of Appeals. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretations of this code they shall follow Watsonville Municipal Code Section 8-1.113.

(§ 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017)

8-7.03 UHC Chapter 3—Permits and Inspections.

(a)    Findings.

(1)    There are no specific findings required for the Housing Code.

(b)    Amendments. Chapter 3 is deleted.

(§ 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017)

8-7.04 UHC Chapter 10—Substandard Buildings.

(a)    Findings.

(1)    There are no specific findings required for the Housing Code.

(b)    Amendments. Chapter 10 (Definitions) is deleted and replaced by Section 17920.3 of the California Health and Safety Code.

(§ 1, Ord. 1341-16 (CM), eff. January 1, 2017)