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A. The 2015 edition of the International Mechanical Code is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety as the official Mechanical Code of the Village subject to the modifications hereinafter set forth and any amendments hereinafter made by the Board of Trustees and shall hereinafter be applicable in the Village. (Ord. 2008-11, 3-11-2008; amd. Ord. 2011-09, 2-8-2011; Ord. 2017-06, 2-14-2017)
B. Three (3) copies of the Mechanical Code and supplements herein adopted shall be kept on file in the Office of the Village Clerk for public inspection and use.
C. Any person violating any provision of this Code shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00) for each offense; and a separate offense shall be deemed committed on each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues. (Ord. 2008-11, 3-11-2008)
D. The following revisions to the standard form of the International Mechanical Code shall apply within the Village:
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Mechanical Code of the Village of Fox Lake, hereinafter referred to as "this Code."
106.5.2 Fee Schedule. The fees for mechanical work shall be as indicated in the current village fee schedule.
106.5.3 Fee Refunds. The code official shall authorize the refunding of fees as follows.
1. The full amount of any fee paid hereunder which was erroneously paid or collected.
2. Not more than 75 percent of the permit fee paid when no work has been done under a permit issued in accordance with this code.
3. Not more than 75 percent of the plan review fee paid when an application for a permit for which a plan review fee has been paid is withdrawn or canceled before any plan review effort has been expended.
The code official shall not authorize the refunding of any fee paid, except upon written application filed by the original permittee not later than 180 days after the date of fee payment.
108.4 Violation Penalties. Persons who shall violate a provision of this code, or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or repair mechanical work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
108.5 Stop Work Orders. Upon notice from the code official that mechanical work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner's agent, or the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work on the system 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 condition, shall be liable for a fine of not less than $50.00 or more than $750.00 dollars.
(Ord. 2011-10, 3-22-2011)