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A. Regulations are hereby adopted for the purpose of governing the construction, alteration, and repair of all buildings and structures, and parts and appurtenances thereof, prefabrication, equipment or appliance installation, and governing the maintenance thereof in a condition reasonably safe from the hazards of fire, explosion, collapse, contagion, and the spread of infectious disease; requiring permits; providing for administration; establishing rules and regulations in reference thereto; and imposing penalties for violations relating to residential use.
B. While the Village requires that, in many cases, a building permit is required to be obtained from the Village prior to commencement of any work on a structure or on property within the Village, the Village has established a Residential Registration Program which requires registration with the Village of the proposed work in lieu of obtaining a building permit, all as set forth in this chapter.
C. Chapters 2 and 3, the Lake Villa one- and two-family dwelling code, of this title shall govern one- and two-family dwellings, and chapter 4 of this title, adopting the 2006 international building code or its current edition, and other building codes, shall govern all other buildings and structures and shall also be applicable to any subject matter not addressed in this chapter. (Ord. 2008-09-01, 9-24-2008; amd. Ord. 2019-11-01, 11-18-2019)