The following sections of the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code are hereby amended, revised, and changed as follows:
   Chapter 1
   Section 101
Amend section 101.1 to read as follows:
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Lake Zurich Property Maintenance Code, hereinafter referred to as this "code."
   Section 102
Amend section 102.3 to read as follows:
102.3 Application Of Other Codes. Repairs, additions, or alterations to a structure, or change of occupancy, shall be done in accordance with the procedures and provisions of the 2012 international building code, 2012 international fuel gas code, 2012 international mechanical code, 2012 international energy conservation code, 2011 national electrical code and the 2014 Illinois state plumbing code.
   Section 103
   Department Of Property Maintenance Inspection
Amend section 103.5 to read as follows:
103.5 Fees. The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this code shall be as indicated in title 8, chapter 2 of the Lake Zurich municipal code.
   Section 107
   Notices And Orders
Amend section 107.2 as follows:
107.2 Form.
Delete paragraph 6.
Amend section 107.3 as follows:
107.3 Method Of Service.
Add new paragraph
      4.   Alternate method including email.
   Section 109
   Emergency Measures
Amend section 109.5 to read as follows:
109.5 Costs Of Emergency Repairs. Costs incurred in the performance of emergency work may be paid the jurisdiction. The jurisdiction shall institute appropriate action to recover costs including charging against the real estate, placing a lien, or other necessary action.
Delete section 109.6 in its entirety.
   Section 111
   Means Of Appeal
Delete section 111 in its entirety.
   Section 112
   Stop Work Order
Delete section 112.4 in its entirety and amend to read as follows:
112.4 Failure To Comply. Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform or remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be in violation of this code.
   Chapter 3
   General Requirements
   Section 302
   Exterior Property Areas
Delete section 302.1 in its entirety and amend to read as follows:
302.1 Sanitation. All exterior property and premises shall be maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary condition. The owner and occupant shall keep that part of the exterior property in a clean and sanitary condition.
Add the following subsections:
302.1.1 Stored Material. No accumulation of any materials, including without limitation, lumber, metal, rubbish, garbage, building materials, litter, junk, vehicle parts, landscape equipment and materials, and similar materials may be stored outdoors at any time.
302.3.1 Parking Lot Maintenance. All driveways and parking lots and spaces for multi-family dwellings, commercial properties, and lots containing two or more parking spaces shall be kept free of snow, ice, mud, and other debris.
302.3.2 Parking Lot Striping. The striping of all parking lots shall be maintained regularly so that the striping is visible and not faded.
302.3.3 Parking Lot Handicapped Space Signage. The handicapped parking space signs shall be maintained with the current state of Illinois signs, or as amended by the village of Lake Zurich.
Delete section 302.4 in its entirety and amend to read as follows:
302.4 Weeds. All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of 8 inches in height. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens.
   Section 303
   Swimming Pools, Spas And Hot Tubs
Amend section 303.2 to read as follows:
303.2 Enclosures. Private swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, capable of containing water 24 inches or more in depth shall be completely surrounded by a fence or barrier at least 60 inches in height above the finished ground level measured on the side of the barrier away from the pool. Gates and doors in such barriers shall be self-closing and self-latching. Where the self-latching device is less than 54 inches above the bottom of the gate, the release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate. Self-closing and self- latching gates shall be maintained such that the gate will positively close and latch when released from an open position of 6 inches from the gatepost. No existing pool enclosure shall be removed, replaced or changed in a manner that reduces its effectiveness as a safety barrier.
   Section 304
   Exterior Structure
Amend section 304.13 to read as follows:
304.13.3 Board-Up Openings Restricted. Exterior building openings, including without limitation windows, skylights, doors, and frames, shall not be boarded up except in the event of a fire or other emergency, and then only for a period not to exceed 30 days.
304.13.4 Window Treatments And Coverings. All window treatments, curtains, drapes, blinds, shades and plastic shall be interior mounted, and installed and maintained in a neat manner.
Delete section 304.14 in its entirety and amend to read as follows:
304.14 Insect Screens. Every door, window and other outside opening required for ventilation of habitable rooms, food preparation areas, food service areas or any areas where product to be included or utilized in food for human consumption are processed, manufactured, packaged or stored shall be supplied with approved tightly fitting screens not less than 16 mesh per inch and every screen door used for insect control shall have a self-closing device in good working condition.
Amend subsection 304.18.1 to read as follows:
304.18.1 Doors. Doors providing access to a dwelling unit, that is rented, leased or let shall be equipped with a deadbolt lock designed to readily open from the side from which egress is to be made without the need for keys, special knowledge or effort and shall have a lock throw of not less than 1 inch. Such deadbolt locks shall be installed according to the manufacturer's specifications and maintained in good working order. For the purpose of this section, a sliding bolt shall not be considered an acceptable deadbolt lock.
Add subsection 304.20:
304.20 Matching Exterior Repairs Or Installation. Whenever the repair, replacement, maintenance or installation of exterior walls or roofs is performed, the completed work shall match in color and material, and be consistent with the remainder of the exterior structure. Exception: materials that are designed to contrast including siding walls with partial masonry.
   Section 305
   Interior Structure
Amend section 305.5 to read as follows:
305.5 Handrails And Guards. Every exterior and interior flight of stairs having three or more risers shall have a handrail on one side of the stairs and every open portion of the stair, landing, balcony, porch, deck, ramp or other walking surface which is more than 30 inches above the floor or grade below shall have guards. Handrails shall not be less than 30 inches high or more than 42 inches high measured vertically above the nosing of the tread or above the finished floor of the landing or walking surfaces. Guards shall not be less than 30 inches high above the floor of the landing, balcony, porch, deck, ramp or other walking surface.
   Chapter 5
   Plumbing Facilities And Fixture Requirements
Delete the text of this chapter in its entirety and replace with the following:
Refer to title 8, chapter 7 of the Lake Zurich municipal code (2014 Illinois state plumbing code).
   Chapter 6
   Mechanical And Electrical Requirements
   Section 602
   Heating Facilities
Amend section 602.2 to read as follows:
602.2 Residential Occupancies. Dwellings shall be provided with heating facilities capable of maintaining a room temperature of 68°F in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms based on the winter outdoor design temperature for the locality indicated in table 301.2(1) of the international residential code. Cooking appliances shall not be used, nor shall portable unvented fuel-burning space heaters be used as a means to provide required heating.
Amend section 602.3 to read as follows and delete exception (2) but do not delete exception (1):
602.3 Heat Supply. Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling units or sleeping units on terms, either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to the occupants thereof shall supply heat at all times to maintain a temperature of not less than 68°F in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms.
Amend section 602.4 to read as follows:
602.4 Occupiable Work Spaces. Indoor occupiable work spaces shall be supplied with heat at all times to maintain a temperature of not less than 65°F during the period the spaces are occupied.
      1.   Processing, storage and operation areas that require cooling or special temperature conditions.
      2.   Areas in which persons are primarily engaged in vigorous physical activity.
   Chapter 7
   Fire Safety Requirements
   Section 704
   Fire Protection Systems
Amend section 704.2 to read as follows:
704.2 Smoke Alarms. Single or multiple-station smoke alarms shall be installed and maintained in groups R-2, R-3, R-4 and in dwellings not regulated in group R occupancies, regardless of occupant load at all of the following locations:
      1.   On the ceiling or wall outside of each separate sleeping area within 15 feet of bedrooms.
      2.   In each room used for sleeping purposes.
      3.   In each story within a dwelling unit, including basements and cellars but not including crawl spaces and uninhabitable attics. In dwelling units with split levels and without an intervening door between the adjacent levels, a smoke alarm installed on the upper level shall suffice for the adjacent lower level provided that the lower level is less than one full story below the upper level.
Add the following additional subsection 704.2.1:
704.2.1 Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Single or multiple- station carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed and maintained in groups R-1 - R-4 and in dwellings not regulated in group R occupancies, regardless of occupant load at all of the following locations:
      1.   On the ceiling or wall outside of each separate sleeping area within 15 feet of bedrooms.
Exceptions: As allowed by the state of Illinois carbon monoxide act.
(Ord. 2015-3-053, 3-16-2015)