Chapter 14.20
MECHANICAL CODE

Sections:

14.20.010    Short title.

14.20.020    Adoption.

14.20.030    Amendments.

14.20.040    Penalties.

14.20.050    Appeal.

14.20.010 Short title.

This chapter shall be cited as the “mechanical code of the city of Gunnison.” (Ord. 3-2010 § 3; Code 1997 § 14-2-1).

14.20.020 Adoption.

The city of Gunnison hereby adopts by reference the “International Mechanical Code,” 2009 Edition, including Appendix Chapter A, regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, and use or maintenance of mechanical systems as herein provided; and providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and the “International Fuel Gas Code,” 2009 Edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, and D, regulating and governing fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances as herein provided; and providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor. Said codes are published by International Code Council, Inc., 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5795. (Ord. 3-2010 § 3; Code 1997 § 14-2-2).

14.20.030 Amendments.

The following amendments to the foregoing codes are hereby adopted:

INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE

CHAPTER 1

ADMINISTRATION

Section 101.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the “Mechanical Code of the City of Gunnison”, shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as “this Code”.

Section 106.5.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 106.5.2 Fee Schedule. The fees for mechanical work shall be as set forth in the Mechanical/Fuel Gas Code fee schedule, attached hereto.

Section 106.5.3 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 106.5.3 Fee Refunds. The Building Official may authorize refunding of any fee hereunder which has been paid or collected. The Building Official may authorize refunding of not more than 90 percent (90%) of the permit fee paid when no work has been done under a permit issued in accordance with this Code. The Building Official may authorize refunding of not more than 90 percent (90%) of the plan review fee paid when an application for a permit for which a plan review fee has been paid is withdrawn or canceled before any plan reviewing is done. The Building Official shall not authorize refunding of any fee paid except on written application filed by the original permittee not later than 180 days after the date of fee payment.

INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE

CHAPTER 1

ADMINISTRATION

Section 101.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the “Fuel Gas Code of the City of Gunnison”, shall be cited as such and referred to herein as “this Code”.

Section 106.5.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 106.5.2 Fee Schedule. The fees for work shall be as set forth in the Mechanical/Fuel Gas Code fee schedule, attached hereto.

Section 106.6.3 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 106.6.3 Fee Refunds. The Building Official may authorize refunding of any fee hereunder which has been paid or collected. The Building Official may authorize refunding of not more than 90 percent (90%) of the permit fee paid when no work has been done under a permit issued in accordance with this Code. The Building Official may authorize refunding of not more than 90 percent (90%) of the plan review fee paid when an application for a permit for which a plan review fee has been paid is withdrawn or canceled before any plan reviewing is done. The Building Official shall not authorize refunding of any fee paid except on written application filed by the original permittee not later than 180 days after the date of fee payment.

Section 621, Unvented Room Heaters, is hereby amended by deletion of the entire section.

MECHANICAL/ FUEL GAS CODE

FEE SCHEDULE 

PERMIT REQUIRED

FEE

For the issuance of each permit

$22.00

For issuance of each supplemental permit for which the original permit has not expired

$6.50

Note: the fees for the following items do not include the permit issuance fee

 

Furnaces:

For the installation or relocation of each forced air or gravity type furnace or burner, including ducts and vents attached to such appliance

$13.25

For the installation or relocation of each suspended heater, recessed wall heater or floor mounted unit heater

$13.25

Appliance Vents:

For the installation, relocation, or replacement of each appliance vent installed and not included in an appliance permit

$6.50

Repairs or Additions:

For the repair of, alteration of, or addition to each heating appliance, refrigeration unit, cooling unit, absorption unit, or systems comprised of these units, including installation of controls regulated by the Mechanical and/or Fuel Gas Codes

$12.25

Boilers, Hot Water Heaters and Compressors:

For the installation or relocation of boilers, hot water heaters and compressors

$16.50

Air Handler Equipment:

For the installation or relocation of each air handler

$16.50

Evaporative Cooler:

For the installation or relocation of each evaporative cooler (except portable units)

$9.50

Ventilation and Exhaust:

For the installation or relocation of each fan connected to a single duct

$6.50

For each ventilation or exhaust system which is not part of a heating or air conditioning system authorized by a permit

$9.50

For the installation or relocation of each hood which is served by mechanical exhaust, including duct work

$9.50

Solid Fuel Burning Device:

For the installation or relocation of any chimney connected appliance that burns solid fuel for purposes of heating, cooking, or both

$20.00

Miscellaneous:

For each appliance or piece of equipment regulated by the Mechanical and/or Fuel Gas Codes not otherwise listed in this fee schedule

$9.50

Other Inspections and Fees:

Inspections outside of normal business hours (one hour minimum)

$42.00/hr

Re-inspection fees pursuant to the provisions of the Mechanical and/or Fuel Gas Codes (one hour minimum)

$42.00/hr

(Ord. 6-2017 § 2).

14.20.040 Penalties.

Penalties for the violation of the terms of this chapter are as set forth in GMC 4.20.010. (Ord. 3-2010 § 3; Code 1997 § 14-2-4).

14.20.050 Appeal.

Chapter 2.80 GMC sets forth the appeal procedures. (Ord. 3-2010 § 3; Code 1997 § 14-2-5).