1. Title. This chapter shall be known as the “Coralville Housing Code” and will be referred to herein as “this code.”
2. Compliance with State Code. The City, in compliance with the requirements of Section 364.17 of the Code of Iowa, hereby adopts the Uniform Housing Code as promulgated by the International Conference of Building Officials as the model housing code for the City.
3. Purpose. The purpose of this code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all residential buildings and structures within this jurisdiction.
4. Scope. The provisions of the chapter shall apply to all dwellings within the jurisdiction of the City, used or intended to be used for human occupancy, except that said provisions shall not be applicable to temporary housing as defined herein.