Chapter 18.06
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION CODES—ADOPTION

Sections:

18.06.010    General.

18.06.020    International Building and International Residential Codes.

18.06.030    International Mechanical Code.

18.06.040    International Fire Code.

18.06.050    Uniform Plumbing Code.

18.06.060    Washington State Energy Code.

18.06.080    Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings.

18.06.090    Uniform Housing Code.

18.06.110    Code conflict.

18.06.010 General.

There shall be in effect in the city of Shelton, Washington, the following Washington State Building Code, which shall consist of the codes adopted herein by reference and as amended in this chapter. (Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.020 International Building and International Residential Codes.

The 2015 International Building Code (IBC), as amended by Chapter 18.12 and this chapter, published by the International Code Council, and adopted as the Washington State Building Code under Chapter 51-50 WAC.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 101.1: Insert “City of Shelton, Washington.”

Section 1612.3: Insert “City of Shelton, Washington dated June 1, 1983.”

IEBC Section 101.1: Insert “City of Shelton, Washington.”

IEBC Section 1401.2: Insert “January 1, 1978.” Specifically adopting Appendix E, entitled “Supplementary Accessibility Requirements,” and Appendix J, entitled “Grading.”

Amending Section 105.2, Work Exempt from Permit, item (1) to state, “One-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses and similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 200 square foot with sidewall heights not greater than ten foot in height and roof framing shall not exceed 4”/12” pitch.”

The 2015 International Residential Code (IRC), as amended by Chapter 18.14, including Appendix F, entitled “Radon Control Measures,” Appendix G, entitled “Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs,” and Appendix R, entitled “Dwelling Unit Fire Sprinklers,” published by the International Code Council, and adopted as the Washington State Building Code under Chapter 51-51 WAC.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section R101.1. Insert: “City of Shelton, Washington.”

Amending Section R105.2 Work Exempt from permit, item (1) to read, “One-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses, and similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 200 square foot with sidewall heights not greater than ten foot in height and roof framing shall not exceed 4”/12” pitch.”

Section Table R301.2(1). Insert:

IRC Table R301.2(1), Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria, to be as follows:

Ground Snow Load:

25

Ultimate Design

110 MPH 3 SECOND GUST

Wind Speed (MPH):

85

Topographic Effects:

NONE

Special Wind Region

NONE

Wind-Borne Debris Zone

NO

Seismic Design Category:

D2

Soil Bearing Load:

1,500 LBS. ASSUMED

Subject to Damage From:

 

Weathering

MODERATE

Frost Line Depth:

12 INCHES

Termite:

SLIGHT TO MODERATE

Winter Design Temperature:

22 DEG. F

Ice Shield Underlayment Requirement:

NO

Flood Hazards:

CALL FOR INFORMATION

Air Freezing Index:

170

Mean Annual Temperature:

51 DEG. F

(Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.030 International Mechanical Code.

The International Mechanical Code (IMC), 2015 Edition (including adoption of the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), published by the International Code Council, Inc., and the 2014 NFPA 58 and 2015 NFPA 54 published by the National Fire Protection Association), as amended by Chapter 18.22, and adopted as the Washington State Building Code under Chapter 51-52 WAC.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 101.1: Insert “City of Shelton, Washington.”

Section 106.5.2: Insert “City of Shelton’s most recently adopted—Exhibit 1088-0316.”

Section 106.5.3 item No. 2: Insert “Eighty percent.”

Section 106.5.3 item No. 3: Insert “Eighty percent.”

Section 108.4: Insert “Shall be as amended by Section 18.22.010 “Violations” of the Shelton Municipal Code.”

Section 108.5: Insert “Shall be as amended by Section 18.22.010 “Violations” of the Shelton Municipal Code.”

IFGC Section 101.1: Insert “City of Shelton, Washington.”

IFGC Section 106.6.2: Insert “City of Shelton’s most recently adopted—Exhibit 1088-0316.”

IFGC Section 106.6.3: item No. 2: Insert “Eighty percent.”

IFGC Section 106.6.3: item No. 3: Insert “Eighty percent.”

IFGC Section 108.4: Insert “Shall be as amended by Section 18.22.010 “Violations” of the Shelton Municipal Code.”

IFGC Section 108.5: Insert “Shall be as amended by Section 18.22.010 “Violations” of the Shelton Municipal Code.” (Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.040 International Fire Code.

The International Fire Code (IFC), 2015 Edition, published by the International Code Council, Inc., including those standards of the National Fire Protection Association specifically referenced in the International Fire Code as amended by Chapter 18.24, and adopted as the Washington State Building Code under Chapter 51-54A WAC; provided, that notwithstanding any wording in this code, participants in religious ceremonies shall not be precluded from carrying hand-held candles.

The following appendices are specifically adopted:

Appendix B—Fire Flow Requirements for Buildings.

Appendix C—Fire Hydrant Locations and Distribution.

Appendix D—Fire Apparatus Access Roads.

Appendix E—Hazard Categories.

Appendix F—Hazard Ranking.

Appendix G—Cryogenic Fluids—Weight and Volume Equivalents.

Appendix H—Hazardous Materials Management Plan (HMMP) and Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement (HMIS) Instructions.

Appendix I—Fire Protection Systems—Noncompliant Conditions.

The following sections are hereby revised:

Section 101.1: Insert “City of Shelton, Washington.”

Section 109.4: Insert “Shall be as amended by Section 18.24.020 “Violations” of the Shelton Municipal Code.”

Section 111.4: Insert “Shall be as amended by Section 18.24.020 “Violations” of the Shelton Municipal Code.” (Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.050 Uniform Plumbing Code.

The Uniform Plumbing Code, 2015 Edition, including Appendix A, entitled “Recommended Rules for Sizing the Water Supply System,” Appendix B, entitled “Explanatory Notes of Combination Waste and Vent Systems,” and Appendix I, entitled “Installation Standards Table of Contents,” published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, as amended by Chapter 18.30, and as amended by the Washington State Administrative Code, Chapter 51-56 WAC. (Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.060 Washington State Energy Code.

The Washington State Energy Code, 2015 Edition, as amended by the Washington State Building Code Council and adopted under Chapter 51-11C WAC, Commercial Provisions, and Chapter 51-11R WAC, Residential Provisions. (Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.080 Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings.

The Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, as amended by Chapter 18.16. (Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.090 Uniform Housing Code.

The Uniform Housing Code, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, as amended by Chapter 18.18. (Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)

18.06.110 Code conflict.

A.    The State Building Code Act, Chapter 19.27 RCW, establishes the order of precedence among the documents adopted as part of the State Building Code.

B.    Where, in any specific case, different sections of any code adopted by this title specify different materials, methods of construction or other requirements, the most restrictive shall govern. Where there is conflict between a general requirement and a specific requirement, the specific requirement shall be applicable.

C.    Whenever any conflict occurs between any chapter of this title and any other municipal code referred to in this chapter, this title shall apply. (Ord. 1904-0717 § 4 (part), 2017: Ord. 1832-0713 § 1 (part), 2013: Ord. 1769-0710 § 1 (part), 2010: Ord. 1705-0607 § 1 (part), 2007)