Chapter 14.40
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

Sections:

14.40.010    Short title.

14.40.020    Adoption.

14.40.030    Amendments.

14.40.040    Penalties.

14.40.050    Appeal.

14.40.010 Short title.

This chapter shall be cited as the “property maintenance code of the city of Gunnison.” (Ord. 3-2010 § 5; Code 1997 § 14-4-1).

14.40.020 Adoption.

The city of Gunnison hereby adopts by reference the “International Property Maintenance Code,” 2009 Edition, regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings, and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary, and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures as herein provided; and providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor. Said code is published by International Code Council, Inc., 4051 West Flossmoor Road, Country Club Hills, IL 60478-5795. (Ord. 3-2010 § 5; Code 1997 § 14-4-2).

14.40.030 Amendments.

INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE 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 “Property Maintenance Code of the City of Gunnison”, shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as “this Code”.

Section 103.5 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 103.5. Fees. The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this Code shall be assessed based on an hourly charge as set forth in the permit fee schedule Appendix L (minimum charge one hour) or the total actual cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greatest. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages, and fringe benefits of the employees involved.

CHAPTER 3

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Section 304.14, Insect Screens, is hereby amended by the addition of the following dates in the spaces provided:

May 1 to October 15.

CHAPTER 4

LIGHT, VENTILATION, AND OCCUPANCY LIMITATIONS

Section 403.2 is hereby amended to read as follows:

Section 403.2 Bathrooms and Toilet Rooms. Bathrooms, water closet compartments, and other similar rooms shall be provided with mechanical ventilation that exhausts directly to the outside. The minimum ventilation rates shall be 50 cubic feet per minute (24L/s) for intermittent ventilation or 20 cubic feet per minute (10 L/s) for continuous ventilation. Bathrooms that contain only a water closet, lavatory, or combination thereof and similar rooms may be ventilated with an approved mechanical re-circulating fan or similar device designed to remove odors from the air.

CHAPTER 6

MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS

Section 602.3, Heat Supply, is hereby amended by the addition of the following dates in the spaces provided:

January 1 to December 31.

Section 602.4, Occupiable Work Spaces, is hereby amended by the addition of the following dates in the spaces provided:

January 1 to December 31.

(Ord. 6-2017 § 2).

14.40.040 Penalties.

Penalties for the violation of the terms of this chapter are as set forth in GMC 4.20.010. (Ord. 6-2017).

14.40.050 Appeal.

Chapter 2.80 GMC sets forth the appeal procedures. (Ord. 6-2017 § 2).