PENDING ORDINANCES
ORDINANCE NUMBER 20- 05 -O
ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL, CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE AMENDING SECTION 8-1-2 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE REGARDING BUILDING REGULATIONS
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COUNTRYSIDE, ILLINOIS:
SECTION 1: That Section 8-1-2 FEES, CHARGES, AND GENERAL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS of Title 8 of the City of Countryside Municipal Code be and is hereby amended with deletions in strikethrough and additions in underline text so that the same shall be read as follows:
8-1-2: FEES, CHARGES, AND GENERAL PERMIT REQUIREMENTS:
A.  Permit Inspection Fees For New Construction; Structures Regulated By The International Residential Code:
1.     The permit fee inspection shall be one dollar ($1.00) for each square foot of floor area.
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B.  Permit Inspection Fees For Remodeling And Alteration; Structures Regulated By The International Residential Code Including Additions, Remodeling Projects And Construction Of Accessory Structures:
1.     There shall be a minimum fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) base fee plus twenty five dollars ($25.00) for each discipline (electrical, plumbing, HVAC) for projects less than 250 square feet.
2.     For projects greater than 250 square feet, The the permit inspection fee shall be twentythirty cents ($0.20$0.30) per square foot of floor area plus ten fifteen cents ($0.10$0.15) per square foot of floor area for each electrical, plumbing and mechanical included in the project.
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C.  Permit Inspection Fees For Demolition; Structures Regulated By The International Residential Code:
1.     There shall be a minimum fee of twenty-five dollars ($25.00).
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D.  Permit Inspection Fees For All Construction, Renovation, Or Demolition Regulated By The International Building Code:
1.  There shall be a minimum fee of fifty dollars ($50.00).
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H.  Fees And Fines For Violations Of The City Building Codes:
1.  Work Started Without A Permit: For any and all work which is started without first obtaining the proper or required permits, the following fees shall be assessed:
        a.  One- and two-family residential properties shall be assessed a fine (in addition to the regular permit fee) of an amount equal to two (2) times the permit fee or one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) whichever is greater.
        b.  Commercial, industrial and multi-family properties shall be assessed a fine (in addition to the regular permit fee) of an amount equal to two (2) times the permit fee or two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) whichever is greater.
        c.  Any person or company in violation of this section two (2) or more times shall be issued a citation to appear before the city of Countryside adjudications where a fine up to seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) per day may be ordered.
2.  Failed Inspections/Re-Inspection Fees: A seventy-five dollar ($75.00) reinspection fee shall be assessed for each failed inspection on work covered under the scope of an issued permit. The reinspection fee must be paid prior to scheduling the next inspection.
3.  Work Not Ready For Inspection: An additional one hundred fifty dollar ($150.00) fee shall be assessed for each scheduled inspection for which the work is not complete or access is not provided to the job site by the contractor, owner or agent.
4.  Improper Display Of Permit Placard: A twenty fivefifty dollar ($25.00$50.00) fine shall be assessed for any work being completed without properly displaying the permit placard. The permit placard shall be displayed on the front of the building and be clearly visible from the public way.
I.  Plan Review Fees For Proposed 1 & 2 Family Detached Single Family Residences, Attached Single Family Residences, Residential Additions And Residential Accessory Structures As Regulated By The International Residential Code (IRC):
1.  New single-family residences and attached single family including additions:
        a.  Less than 250 square feet: one hundred dollars ($100.00) plus fifty dollars ($50.00) per trade review for plumbing and electrical.
        b.  250 square feet to 749 square feet: two hundred dollars ($200.00) plus fifty dollars ($50.00) per trade review for plumbing and electrical.
        c.  750 square feet to 1,999 square feet: four hundred dollars ($400.00) plus one hundred dollars ($100.00) per trade review.
        d.  2,000 square feet to 4,999 square feet: five hundred dollars ($500.00) plus one hundred twenty-five dollars ($125.00) per trade review.
        e.  5,000 square feet or greater: seven hundred dollars ($700.00) plus one hundred seventy-five dollars ($175.00) per trade review.
2.  Accessory structures plan review:
        a.  Detached Garages: one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
        b.  Swimming Pools: two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
        c.  Fences: seventy-five dollars ($75.00).
        d.  Furnaces, Air Conditioners, Siding, Roofs, Sheds: seventy-five dollars ($75.00).
        e.  On-Grade Patios: seventy-five dollars ($75.00).
        f.  Decks: one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00).
3.  Commercial, Industrial and multi-family plan reviews as regulated by the International Building Code:
        a.  Plan Review Fee: construction value x .004
        b.  Minimum Plan Review Fee: four hundred dollars ($400.00) for the first one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00) of construction value plus 25% of plan review fee per trade review.
        c.  Clerical/Administrative Review: fifty dollars ($50.00).
        d.  NFPA 13 Sprinkler Reviews: outside consultant fee reimbursement.
        e.  Commercial Kitchen Hoods: two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
        f.  Commercial Kitchen Suppression Systems: two hundred dollars ($200.00).
SECTION 2:   This Ordinance shall not be held to repeal a former ordinance as to any offense committed against the former ordinance or as to any act done, any penalty, forfeiture or punishment so incurred, or any right accrued or claim arising under the former ordinance, or in any way whatsoever affect any such offense or act so committed or so done, or any penalty, forfeiture or punishment so incurred to any right accrued to claims arising before this Ordinance takes effect, save only that the proceedings thereafter shall conform to the ordinance in force at the time of such proceedings, as far as practicable.
SECTION 3:   That if any part or parts of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity of the remaining parts of this Ordinance.  The City Council declare hereby that they would have passed the remaining parts of this Ordinance, if they had known that such part or parts thereof would be declared unconstitutional.
SECTION 4:   The City Clerk of the City of Countryside is directed hereby to publish this Ordinance in pamphlet form.
SECTION 5:   This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage, approval, and publication in pamphlet form.
AYES:      Benson, Finn, Mikolyzk, Musillami, Von Drasek   
NAYS:    None
ABSENT:   Jasinski
ADOPTED this 26th day of February 2020.
APPROVED by me the same date as adopted.
                     
   Mayor
ATTEST:
   (SEAL)
                     
City Clerk
Published in pamphlet form by order of the
City Council this 4th day of March, 2020.