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(A) Chapter 1, section 101.1 Title, of the international building code of the city of Dixon shall be amended to read as follows:
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Building Code Of The City Of Dixon, hereinafter referred to as "this code."
(B) Chapter 1, section 101.4.3 Plumbing, of the international building code of the city of Dixon shall be amended to read as follows:
101.4.3 Plumbing. All references to the international plumbing code in this code shall be deemed to mean the most recent edition of the Illinois plumbing code as adopted in title 7, chapter 6 of the city code.
(C) Chapter 1, section 103 Department Of Building Safety, of the international building code of the city of Dixon is hereby deleted in its entirety.
(D) Chapter 1, section 105.2 Work Exempt From Permit, of the international building code of the city of Dixon shall be amended to read as follows:
105.2 Work Exempt From Permit. Exemptions from permit requirements of this code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction. Permits shall not be required for the following:
1. Painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and similar finish work.
2. Temporary motion picture, television and theater stage sets and scenery.
3. Prefabricated swimming pools accessory to a group R-3 occupancy, as applicable in section 101.2, which are less than 24 inches (610 mm) deep, do not exceed 5,000 gallons (18 925 l) and are installed entirely above ground.
4. Shade cloth structures constructed for nursery or agricultural purposes and not including service systems.
5. Swings and other playground equipment accessory to detached one- and two-family dwellings.
6. Window awnings supported by an exterior wall which do not project more than 54 inches (1372 mm) from the exterior wall and do not require additional support of group R-3, as applicable in section 101.2, and group U occupancies.
7. Movable cases, counters and partitions not over 5 feet 9 inches (1753 mm) in height.
(E) Chapter 1, section 109.2 Schedule Of Permit Fees, of the international building code of the city of Dixon shall be amended to read as follows:
109.2 Schedule Of Permit Fees. A fee for each building, structure, electrical, gas, mechanical and plumbing system or alteration requiring a permit shall be paid in accordance with the city of Dixon schedule as printed in section 7-1-9 : Fees, of the city code.
(F) Chapter 1, section 114.4 Violation Penalties, of the international building code of the city of Dixon shall be amended to read as follows:
114.4 Violation Penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, construct, alter or repair a building or structure in violation of an approved plan or directive of the building official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a class B misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $750.00. Each day that a violation continues after due notice shall be deemed a separate offense.
(G) Chapter 1, section 115.3 Unlawful Continuance, of the international building code of the city of Dixon shall be amended to read as follows:
115.3 Unlawful Continuance. Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe conditions, shall be liable to a fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $750.00.
(H) Chapter 9 is amended by the addition of section 901.1.1, to read as follows:
901.1.1 International Fire Code. The requirements of this chapter shall include any future or additional amendments to the 2015 international fire code.
(I) Chapter 11, Accessibility, is deleted in its entirety and replaced as follows:
Chapter 11 Accessibility
Section 1101 General
1101.1 Scope. The provisions of the Illinois accessibility code shall control the design and construction of facilities for accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
(J) Chapter 13, Energy Efficiency, is deleted in its entirety and replaced by the addition of a new section 1301.1, to read as follows:
Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency
Section 1301 General
1301.1 Scope. The provisions of the Illinois efficient buildings act, which adopts the international energy conservation code with state of Illinois amendments, governs the design and construction of buildings for energy efficiency.
(K) Section 1806.2 Exception, is amended as follows by the addition of the following exceptions:
1806.2 Presumptive Load-Bearing Values.
1. A presumptive load-bearing capacity shall be permitted to be used where the building official deems the load- bearing capacity of mud, organic silt or unprepared fill is adequate for the support of lightweight or temporary structures.
2. Depending on the use, the code official may accept designs based upon an assumed soil bearing capacity of 1500 psf provided all of the following conditions are met:
a. The building height does not exceed one (1) story or 20 feet in buildings which contain masonry or concrete walls.
b. The building height does not exceed one (1) story or 25 feet in buildings which do not contain any masonry or concrete walls.
c. The foundation is shallow and the building does not include a basement.
d. The building seismic use group is not category II or III as listed in table 1604.5.
e. Footings bear on virgin soil that is not questionable including but not limited to plastic, liquefied, highly sensitive clays, weakly cemented, peats or organic and expansive materials.
Prior to issuance of a building permit, a statement in accordance with section 1704.1.1 shall be submitted by the permit applicant including the name of the design professional or qualified soils engineer who will be conducting the inspection.
Following excavations and prior to pouring of foundations, a site inspection and written report shall be prepared by a licensed design professional or qualified soils engineer to indicate that no questionable soils have been discovered. A copy of inspection report shall be submitted to the code official prior to inspection listed in section 109.3.1.
(L) Chapter 29, Water Supply And Distribution, is deleted and replaced as follows:
Chapter 29 Water Supply And Distribution
Section 2901 General
Section 2901.1 is hereby amended to read as follows:
2901.1 Plumbing. Plumbing for new and existing structures shall comply with the Illinois plumbing code.
Section 2901.2 is hereby added to read as follows:
2901.2 Stormwater Drainage. Stormwater drainage shall comply with chapter 11 of the 2015 international plumbing code.
(Ord. 2989, 2-1-2016)