(A)   The 2012 Iowa State Building Code is adopted with the following amendments, modifications, additions and deletions:
      (1)   The City of Clinton is inserted as the name of the municipality in those parts of the code where the insertions are necessary or appropriate.
      (2)   All references to the building line and zoning are void, and the subject matter of the zoning ordinance of the city shall be applicable.
      (3)   Replace all references to "Building Official" and replace with "Director of Building and Neighborhood Services or his or her designee."
      (4)   The city shall by ordinance contemporaneous with this enactment, create a Housing Board of Appeals. Add to Section 112.3 of the International Building Code the following sentence: "In the selection of members, the Mayor may seek input from persons qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction. The City Council shall have the same prerogative in its review and approval of members."
   (B)   Amendment to R112.3 of the International Residential Code 2012.
      Qualifications. The Board of Appeals shall consist of seven members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction and are not employees of the jurisdiction.
   (C)   Amendment to R112 of International Residential Code of 2012.
      Duties. The duties and powers of the Housing Board of Appeals shall also include the authority to consider and determine appeals filed pursuant to Chapter 90 of this code regarding request for hearing for nuisance abatement. Any member of the Board who is a landlord or lessor shall recuse themselves from the discussion or voting on any nuisance abatement appeal that involves a landlord/tenant situation.
   (D)   Delete Section R313.2 (One and Two Family Dwellings Automatic Fire System) of International Residential Code of 2012.
   (E)   Burn rules as published in Chapter 103 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Clinton shall remain in full force and effect and shall not be superseded by rules to the contrary set forth in the International Fire Code 2012, section 307.
(Ord. 2516, passed 12-9-2014)