Chapter 15.28
INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE (IPMC)*

Sections:

15.28.010    Adopted.

15.28.020    Penalties.

*    Prior ordinance history: Ords. 201 and 939.

15.28.010 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 Property Maintenance Code, 2015 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the property maintenance code of the city of Clarkston, Washington, for 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; providing for the issuance of permits and collections of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said property maintenance 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, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in subsection (2) of this section.

(2) The following sections are hereby revised:

(a) Section 101.1. Insert: “City of Clarkston.”

(b) Section 103.5. Insert: “Special Inspection fee as stated in CMC 15.40.”

(c) Section 302.4. “Insert: 8 inches.”

(d) Section 304.14. Insert: “March 1 to November 30.”

(e) Section 602.3. Insert: “October 1 – May 1.”

(f) Section 602.4. Insert: “October 1 – May 1.” [Ord. 1597 § 1, 2018; Ord. 1440 § 1, 2008.]

15.28.020 Penalties.

The penalties for each violation of any term 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. 1597 § 2, 2018.]