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A. Title: This chapter will be known as the ADOPTION OF INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE OF THE CITY OF ELKO, hereinafter "Code", including the adoption of the 2018 International Fire Code with appendices A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L and M. Certain sections of the International Fire Code and appendices may be added or deleted by resolution.
B. Applicability: All construction of, or the enlarging, altering, repairing, moving, demolishing, or changing the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any component, element, or portion of a building or structure within the City must be in compliance with, in addition to, the other applicable codes or amendments set forth by the City Council, the currently adopted edition of the International Fire Code.
C. International Fire Code Amendments: There is hereby adopted for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion, that certain Code known as the International Fire Code (IFC), recommended by the International Code Council, being particularly the edition noted in subsection A of this section, thereof and the whole thereof, save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified or amended, such to become effective thirty (30) days after public notice of the filing in the City Clerk's Office hereinafter specified is given by one (1) publication in a newspaper in the City. One (1) copy of the latest edition being adopted shall be approved by the City Council and placed on file in the Office of the City Clerk. From the date on which such filed edition of said Code shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the limits of the City. The said Code is hereby adopted as the rules and regulations for governing conditions hazardous to life from fire or explosion. In the event that any of the provisions of the latest edition of the IFC conflict with any provisions of this chapter, the provisions of this chapter shall govern and be controlling. All supplements to the IFC, issued by the International Code Council between editions and approved by the City Council and filed in triplicate in the Office of the City Clerk shall become part of this IFC effective thirty (30) days after public notice of such filing is given by one (1) publication in a newspaper in the City. Certain sections of the International Fire Code and appendices may be added or deleted by resolution. (Ord. 817, 4-25-2017; amd. Ord. 840, 6-11-2019)