Chapter 15.05
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE (IRC)

Sections:

15.05.010    Adopted.

15.05.015    Procedures.

15.05.020    Penalties.

15.05.010 Adopted.

(1) That a certain document, one copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk of the city of Clarkston, being marked and designated as the International Residential Code, 2015 Edition, including Appendix Chapters E, G and H, and specifically excluding Chapters 11 and 25 through 43, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the residential code of the city of Clarkston, Washington, for regulating and governing the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, location, removal and demolition of detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three stories in height with separate means of egress as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said residential code on file in the office of the city of Clarkston are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this chapter, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) The following sections are hereby revised:

(a) Section R101.1. Insert: “City of Clarkston.”

(b) Section R301.2(1). Insert: “Wind speed to 70 MPH.” [Ord. 1598 § 1, 2018; Ord. 1441 § 1, 2008.]

15.05.015 Procedures.

(1) Inspections must be requested in advance as stated on the city of Clarkston permit.

(2) The city of Clarkston allows 14 working days from receipt to review plans; if deficiencies are found all returned documents, and additional 14 working days shall be allowed for re-review. [Ord. 1598 § 2, 2018.]

15.05.020 Penalties.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish, equip, use, occupy or maintain any residence or structure or cause or permit the same to be done in violation of this code. Notwithstanding any and all reference to penalties contained within the International Residential Code, 2015 Edition, the penalties to each violation of any term and/or condition and/or requirement of this chapter shall be a civil infraction, as defined in CMC 1.01.110(1)(a), and for each violation shall be fined an amount of $150.00. For a second infraction of the same provision occurring within a 12-month period, the amount of the penalty that may be forfeited shall increase to $200.00. For a third and subsequent infraction of the same provision within a 12-month period, the amount of the penalty that may be forfeited shall increase to $250.00. [Ord. 1598 § 3, 2018; Ord. 1441 § 1, 2008.]