TITLE 8
BUILDING REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1
BUILDING CODES
SECTION:
8-1-1: Adoption Of Codes
8-1-2: Permits/Variations Not To Be Issued To Persons Indebted To The Village
8-1-3: Foundation Elevation; Grading Requirements
8-1-4: Safety Fencing
8-1-5: Construction Site Requirements
8-1-1: ADOPTION OF CODES:
International Building Codes/2018 in accordance with 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/1-3-2, a municipality may adopt by reference, as criteria for the issuance of construction, reconstruction, alteration, or installation permits. The 2018 edition of the International Code Council (ICC) International Building Codes/2018 as set forth below are hereby adopted by reference as the Building Codes for the Village of Shorewood, Illinois, as the regulations governing the construction, alteration, addition, repair, removal, demolition, use, location, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings and structures and their service equipment in the Village. Three (3) copies of which have been on file in the Office of the Village Clerk of the Village of Shorewood, Illinois and duly filed with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board (CDB), Division of Building Codes and Regulations at a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the effective date of February 1, 2019.
These codes are adopted together with the additions, insertions, deletions, and changes prescribed in this chapter for governing and regulating the conditions and standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees thereof; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Building Codes on file in the Office of the Village Clerk of the Village of Shorewood, Illinois and filed with the Capital Development Board are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof as if fully set forth in this chapter:
International Building Code (IBC) - 2018 edition
International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC) - 2018 edition
International Plumbing Code (IPC) - 2018 edition (chapter 11 Storm Drainage and section 403.3.2 only)
International Mechanical Code (IMC) - 2018 edition
International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC) - 2018 edition
International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) - 2018 edition
International Existing Building Code (IEBC) - 2018 edition
International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC) - 2018 edition
National Electrical Code (NEC) - 2017 edition - NFPA 70
State of Illinois Plumbing Code - 2014 edition - title 77 part 890
Illinois Energy Conservation Code - current edition - title 71 part 600
Illinois Accessibility Code - 2018 edition - title 71 part 400
Illinois Radon Resistant Construction Act - 2013 edition - 420 Illinois Compiled Statutes 52/
Illinois Elevator Safety Act - 2007 edition - title 41 part 1000
Illinois Smoke Detector Act - 1987 edition - 425 Illinois Compiled Statutes 60
Illinois Carbon Monoxide Alarm Detector Act - 2007 edition - 425 Illinois Compiled Statutes 135 (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1-2: PERMITS/VARIATIONS NOT TO BE ISSUED TO PERSONS INDEBTED TO THE VILLAGE:
   A.   Notwithstanding any provision contained in this chapter and/or the ICC International Codes in effect to the contrary, no permit nor variation, required or permitted by the provisions of this chapter shall be issued to:
      1.   Any individual, partnership, corporation, land trustee, or other business entity, if the individual, partnership, corporation, land trustee, or other business entity or any partner, shareholder, beneficiary or member thereof is financially indebted to the Village; or
      2.   For any property, for which a valid lien has been filed and not released for outstanding debts related to the real estate. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1-3: FOUNDATION ELEVATION; GRADING REQUIREMENTS:
   A.   1. Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan:
         a.   The Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan is required prior to issuance of building permit, the plan shall be included with the building permit application submitted to the Village, and the plan shall illustrate the proposed foundation grades for any structure to be constructed. An Illinois registered land surveyor or an Illinois registered professional engineer shall prepare and seal the submitted plan. The submitted plan shall also illustrate existing elevations of the property boundaries, elevations of the streets adjacent to the property, and the topographical studies of the proposed method of drainage. This plan is a required condition of permit issuance, and shall be subject to approval by the Village Engineer.
      2.   Foundation/Spot Survey:
         a.   The Foundation/Spot Survey is required to be submitted to the Village prior to backfilling any foundation. An Illinois registered land surveyor or an Illinois registered professional engineer shall prepare and seal the submitted survey. The top of foundation elevation of any permitted structure shall be in compliance with the approved Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan. This survey is a required condition of construction, and shall be subject to approval by the Village Engineer.
         b.   Top of foundation shall be six inches (6") higher than the pad elevation as shown on the Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan. Before framing can start, the top of foundation elevations must be within the allowable tolerance of plus four inches (+4") or minus three inches (-3") of the elevations as shown on the Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan submitted.
         c.   If any type of structure is placed on the foundation prior to review and approval of submitted foundation elevations by the Village Engineer, the contractor may be required to remove such structures in order to make corrections to foundation elevations not in compliance with the approved Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan.
      3.   As-Built Grading Survey:
         a.   The As-Built Grading Survey is required to be submitted to the Village prior to the issuance of any certificate of occupancy. An Illinois registered land surveyor or an Illinois registered professional engineer shall prepare and seal the submitted survey. The As-Built Grading Survey shall indicate that the grading is consistent with the approved Permit Plat/Proposed Grading Plan. This survey is a required condition of occupancy, and shall be subject to approval by the Village Engineer.
      4.   As-Built Grading Surveys Required Prior To Subdivision Acceptance:
         a.   The requirements outlined in this chapter do not waive an owner or contractor's responsibility to provide As-Built Grading Surveys at the time of subdivision acceptance.
      5.   Proper Drainage: Lot grades must be maintained to provide proper drainage. Landscaping or other land improvements must not alter the proper drainage of the lot. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1-4: SAFETY FENCING:
   A.   1. Continuous Six Foot Chain Link Fence:
         a.   All commercial (not residential one- and two-family dwellings or townhouses not more than 3 stories) sites shall be enclosed by a continuous chain link fence, without barbs, six feet (6') in height, which shall be installed around the perimeter of the area under construction. The fencing shall be installed not more than seven (7) days prior to the commencement of any work on the construction site. Such fencing shall remain in place and be maintained by the owner or the contractor until a certificate of occupancy is issued for the structure, or as approved by the chief building official or their designee.
      2.   Security/Access:
         a.   The safety fencing shall be anchored to sufficiently resist wind loads of thirty (30) psf without deflection of more than three inches (3") between the top and bottom of the safety fence. No advertising shall be placed on the safety fence without approval of the chief building official or their designee, a sign permit shall be required for any advertising. "No Trespassing" signs shall be attached to the safety fence at conspicuous locations at the perimeter of the construction site. Any access opening in the safety fence shall be protected by gates secured with locks when there is no construction activity. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1-5: CONSTRUCTION SITE REQUIREMENTS:
   A.   All construction sites shall have the following required facilities and amenities except if otherwise approved by the chief building official or their designee.
   B.   All construction sites and lots shall be identified with the correct approved address as assigned on a sign of adequate size and stability (not to exceed 25 square feet), located at the entry point of the specific site or lot. Once a front wall has been erected, the numerical address shall be applied to the front of the structure facing the public right-of-way and legible.
   C.   All developers, contractors, service providers, permit holder or property owners, day or night conducting work within the Village shall restrict the parking of vehicles to the non-hydrant side of the roadway.
   D.   All developers, contractors, service providers, permit holder or property owner conducting work with the Village shall keep all roadways and pedestrian sidewalks or bike paths free from construction materials, debris, dirt or mud from their projects at all times. Provision shall be made to abate problems immediately, not at end of shift, day or week. Contractors utilizing the services of any utility installer shall accept the responsibility of and provide for the cleanup as required. When in the opinion of the chief building official or their designee and/or Public Works Director the abatement of such conditions are not conducted in an expeditious manner, stop work orders will be issued and/or cleanup will be conducted by Public Works at the rate of three hundred dollars ($300.00) per hour or any increment award per man and/or equipment utilized in the cleanup. In addition, citations may be issued for each and every day of violation.
   E.   On all new construction sites, designated areas for driveways shall be at a minimum, graveled from the back of the curb or end of the paved right-of-way surface, to the garage entry or the edge of a building where the garage is not attached. Prior to an occupancy certificate being issued, all driveway surfaces shall be constructed in accordance with Village requirements.
   F.   Portable toilet facilities shall be provided at all construction sites within one hundred feet (100') of the building being constructed. Portable toilets shall not be located on a property after a certificate of occupancy has been issued.
   G.   In order to maintain safe and sanitary building sites, dumpsters or other suitable receptacles for refuse must be located on all residential, commercial and industrial building sites. Such dumpsters or receptacles shall be required for all construction projects and for major remodeling projects at the discretion of the chief building official. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
   8-1A.txt ()CHAPTER 1
   BUILDING CODES
ARTICLE A.  CONTRACTORS, PERMIT FEES AND INSPECTION FEES
SECTION:
8-1A-1: Definitions
8-1A-2: Registration Required
8-1A-3: Application For Registration
8-1A-4: Registration Fees
8-1A-5: Insurance And Bond Requirements
8-1A-6: After The Fact Registrations
8-1A-7: Registration Revocation And Hearing
8-1A-8: Penalties
8-1A-9: Permit And Inspection Fees
8-1A-1: DEFINITIONS:
The following words, forms and phrases when used in this article, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
   CONTRACTOR:
   A.   The term "contractor" means any person engaged in the business of construction, or altering, repairing, or demolishing buildings, structures, utilities, site improvements or topography, including but not limited to:
      1.   Acoustical.
      2.   Asphalt, cement and concrete contractors.
      3.   Blacktop sealing contractors.
      4.   Carpentry contractors.
      5.   Drywall contractors.
      6.   Electrical contractors.
      7.   Excavation contractors.
      8.   Fencing contractors.
      9.   Flooring.
      10.   Garage contractors.
      11.   General building contractors.
      12.   Glazing contractors.
      13.   Heating, air conditioning, and ventilation contractors (HVAC).
      14.   Insulation contractors.
      15.   Irrigation contractors.
      16.   Landscaping.
      17.   Masonry contractors.
      18.   Painting.
      19.   Plastering contractors.
      20.   Plumbing.
      21.   Porch and deck contractors.
      22.   Roofing.
      23.   Sewer and drainage contractors.
      24.   Siding, soffit, fascia and gutter contractors.
      25.   Sign contractors.
      26.   Swimming pool contractors.
      27.   Water and damp-proofing contractors.
      28.   Window and door contractors.
      29.   Wrecking contractors.
The term "contractor" does not include any person performing as a contractor solely for or on behalf of a government entity.
An owner of property performing work on property that the owner will occupy or has occupied continuously for a period of at least six (6) months shall not be considered a contractor as set forth in this article. However, any person hired by such owner to perform work on such property shall be considered a contractor.
   PERSON: Means any person or individual, partnership, firm, association, corporation, trust or other legal entity.
   STATE OF ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH LICENSED PLUMBING CONTRACTORS:
   A.   All planning and design of plumbing systems shall be performed only as defined by the Illinois State Plumbing Code (2014) and the Village of Shorewood plumbing regulations.
   B.   The inspection of plumbing and plumbing systems shall be performed only by the plumbing inspector of the Village of Shorewood, as defined by the Illinois State Plumbing Code or, in his/her absence, by a licensed plumber appointed by the Village Administrator.
   C.   Nothing herein contained shall prohibit the owner occupant of a single family residence or the owner of a single family residence from himself/herself planning, installing, altering or repairing the plumbing of such residence.
   D.   For purposes of this definition, a person shall be considered an "occupant" if and only if he/she has taken possession of and is living in the premises as his/her bona fide sole and exclusive residence, or in the case of an owner of a single family residence under construction for his/her occupancy, he/she expects to take possession of and live in the premises as his/her bona fide sole and exclusive residence, and he/she has a current intention to live in such.
   E.   Neither tenant nor a landlord may perform plumbing work as defined by the Illinois State Plumbing Code (2014).
   STATE OF ILLINOIS LICENSED FIRE SPRINKLER CONTRACTORS:
   A.   All fire sprinkler contractors shall meet the requirements of the Fire Sprinkler Contractors Licensing Act.
   STATE OF ILLINOIS LICENSED PRIVATE ALARM CONTRACTORS:
   A.   All fire alarm contractors shall meet the requirements of the Private Fire Alarm Contractors Licensing Act.
   STATE OF ILLINOIS LICENSED ROOFING CONTRACTORS:
   A.   All roofing contractors shall meet the requirements of the State of Illinois Roofing Industry Licensing Act. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-2: REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
   A.   It shall be unlawful for any person or entity, to engage in the work of a contractor as defined in this article within the Village without being registered as a contractor in the manner set forth in this article.
      1.   Any person desiring to engage in the business of contractor within the Village shall file an application for registration with the chief building official or their designee. If an applicant desires to engage in an area of construction or demolition that requires licensure from the State of Illinois, each such applicant shall file proof of valid licensure with the application. The registration of any and all contractors upon filing of the appropriate application and application contingencies, and compliance thereof, shall be within the sole discretion of the chief building official or their designee.
      2.   Upon verification of the applicant's application, bond and insurance, and payment of all fees, the chief building official or their designee shall issue a certificate of registration and classify the applicant in the proper category which will authorize the applicant to engage in such business for the applicable calendar year within which it is issued. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-3: APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION:
All applications for contractor registration shall be made, in writing, to the chief building official or their designee, upon forms furnished by the Village. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-4: REGISTRATION FEES:
Every contractor, except current State licensed contractors, referenced above, shall pay an annual one hundred twenty dollar ($120.00) registration fee to the chief building official or their designee at the time of filing of the application. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-5: INSURANCE AND BOND REQUIREMENTS:
All applicants for contractor registration shall provide proof of insurance and license and permit bond as set forth as follows:
   A.   Permit Bond Requirement:
      1.   Prior to receiving a contractor's registration, the applicant shall deposit with the Village a permit bond issued by a company approved and authorized by the State to issue said bond and in a form suitable to the Village in the following sums:
         a.   Ten thousand dollars ($10,000.00) for a general contractor.
         b.   Five thousand dollars ($5,000.00) for a subcontractor.
      2.   The applicant shall well and faithfully observe all the provisions of the Building Code and other ordinances and regulations of the Village relating to the business conducted by the contractor and conditioned further to indemnify, save, and keep harmless the Village for any loss which it may suffer or which may occur against it or be charged to or recover from the Village by reason of any act or omission by the contractor or subcontractor or by any servant, agent, or employee thereof, including the damage or destruction of public improvements and the prompt removal of dirt, mud, stone or debris on any street, alley or sidewalk within the Village.
   B.   Liability Insurance Requirement:
      1.   Prior to receiving a contractor's registration, the applicant shall deposit with the Village a certificate of liability insurance issued by a company approved and authorized by the State to issue said insurance, for the full period of the contractor's registration and in the following amounts:
         a.   General contractor:
            (1)   General liability: Five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00).
            (2)   Auto liability: Five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00).
            (3)   Excess liability: Two million dollars ($2,000,000.00).
            (4)   Workers' compensation and employers' liability.
         b.   Subcontractor:
            (1)   General liability: Five hundred thousand dollars ($500,000.00).
            (2)   Auto liability: Two hundred thousand dollars ($200,000.00).
            (3)   Excess liability: One million dollars ($1,000,000.00).
            (4)   Workers' compensation and employers' liability.
      2.   The certificate of insurance shall provide that the insurance is not cancelable during the policy period without ninety (90) days' prior written notice to the Village. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-6: AFTER THE FACT REGISTRATIONS:
Any contractor where work has been done without the required contractor registration having been first obtained as required, shall make an application to the chief building official or their designee and obtain the required contractor registration after the fact. However, the contractor shall allow the Building Department to conduct a Building Code compliance inspection and obtain a building permit to correct any deficiencies noted during the Building Code compliance inspection. After the fact contractor registrations and Building Code compliance inspections shall be subject to payment of double the registration fees and permit and inspection fees based on the Building Department Fee Ordinance. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-7: REGISTRATION REVOCATION AND HEARING:
   A.   Registration Revocation, Refusal To Issue Registration And Reinstatement:
      1.   The chief building official or their designee may revoke a contractor's registration if the contractor violates the Building Code or other applicable ordinances of the Village. The contractor must be notified of the intent to revoke the contractor's registration and of the alleged violations, and the contractor will have ten (10) days from the date notice is given to correct the violations, to show cause why there are no violations, or to file an appeal with the Village Administrator who shall conduct a hearing on such revocation.
      2.   Notice shall be given by any of the following means:
         a.   Certified mail at the address provided on the contractor's registration.
         b.   Personal delivery.
         c.   Posting on the site in which the contractor is working.
      3.   The chief building official or their designee may refuse to issue a registration in the event that any of the provisions of this section which are conditions precedent to the issuance of the registration have not been met.
         a.   Any appeals from an action of the chief building official or their designee to refuse to issue a registration should be filed within ten (10) days of such refusal with the Village Administrator who shall conduct a hearing on such refusal to issue a registration.
      4.   Upon a hearing, the Village Administrator may, in his sole discretion, after considering all the facts, direct the chief building official or their designee to issue the registration. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-8: PENALTIES:
Any person violating any provision of this article shall for each offense, be fined as set forth in section 1-4-1 of this Code. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1A-9: PERMIT AND INSPECTION FEES:
   A.   Construction, Remodeling And Repair: Fees for construction and inspection for construction, remodeling or repair (unless excepted by Ordinance 0-122) for various zoning classifications and specified project descriptions are as provided in this section.
The Village, all school districts, fire districts, Township, library district, and the County shall be exempt from the payment of fees for building or occupancy permits as well as water and sewer tap-on fees as provided for under ordinances existing from time to time. Each entity, in lieu of the fees provided for by ordinance, shall pay all the supplemental direct costs, including, but not limited to, plan review, implementation, inspection, consultants, and additions to forces which represent expenditures of the Village beyond present budgets then existing.
   B.   Multiple-Units: For the purposes of this section, Village zoning classifications "B-1 through B-4, multiple-units", as provided in this section, means a single commercial structure which is designed or intended to be occupied by more than one business enterprise irrespective of ownership or proprietorship.
PERMIT AND INSPECTION FEES
 
New construction:
 
 
Single family and duplex dwelling:
 
 
 
Per square foot of living area
$  1.00
 
 
Zoning review
200.00
 
 
Plan review
200.00 plus
 
 
 
Each revision
50.00
 
Multi-family dwellings (3 or more units):
 
 
 
Per $1,000.00 of valuation to $40,000.00
10.00
 
 
Per $1,000.00 of valuation over $40,000.00
6.00
 
 
Plumbing inspection (per unit)
42.00
 
 
 
Minimum
175.00
 
 
Sewer and water inspection (per service)
40.00
 
 
Electrical inspection (per unit)
25.00
 
 
 
Minimum
80.00
 
 
Zoning review
200.00
 
 
Certificate of occupancy (per unit)
50.00
 
 
Plan review
200.00 plus
 
 
 
Each revision
50.00
 
Non-residential (commercial, industrial, institutional):
 
 
 
Base permit
750.00 plus
 
 
 
Per $1,000.00 valuation to $40,000.00
10.00
 
 
 
Per $1,000.00 valuation over $40,000.00
6.00
 
 
 
Zoning and plan review up to 10,000 square feet
200.00
 
 
 
   And each additional 10,000 square feet
200.00
 
 
 
Certificate of occupancy
50.00
Additions, alterations, remodeling, repairs and miscellaneous work:
 
 
Residential and commercial:
 
 
 
Up to $2,500.00 valuation
35.00
 
 
$2,501.00 to $5,000.00 valuation
50.00
 
 
$5,001.00 to $7,000.00 valuation
75.00
 
 
$7,001.00 to $10,000.00 valuation
100.00
 
 
Per $100.00 over $10,000.00
1.00
 
Residential accessory structures and exterior work:
 
 
 
Deck up to 400 square feet
75.00
 
 
 
Each additional square foot
0.25
 
 
Exterior remodeling (siding, gutters, soffits, fascia, windows,  doors, etc.)
50.00
 
 
Fence up to 200 linear feet
50.00
 
 
 
Each additional linear foot
0.25
 
 
Mechanical equipment (furnace, air conditioner, water heater,  generator, etc.)
50.00
 
 
Patio
50.00
 
 
Roof
50.00
 
 
Sewer/water repair
50.00
 
 
Shed
50.00
 
 
 
Plus slab
25.00
 
 
 
Plus electrical
25.00
 
 
Walk (service or public)
50.00
 
 
Basketball hoop or flagpole
50.00
 
 
Fire pit
50.00
 
 
Irrigation (lawn sprinklers)
70.00
 
 
Inground pool
250.00
 
 
Aboveground pool, hot tub or spa
75.00
Signs:
 
 
Temporary
25.00
 
Real estate and development
25.00
 
Monument - panel change only
50.00
 
Monument - new or substantially altered
200.00
 
Wall mounted - non-electrical
50.00 plus
 
 
Per additional sign
25.00
 
Wall mounted - electrical
100.00 plus
 
 
Per additional sign
50.00
Moving of house:
 
 
Fee for inspection before moving
100.00
Elevators:
 
 
New installation or alteration inspection
100.00
 
Inspection - annual
60.00
 
Plan review
$100.00 per review
Demolition of buildings:
 
 
Residential buildings
$250.00
 
Nonresidential buildings
500.00
Reinspections:
 
 
Per reinspection
50.00
Additional fees:
 
 
Outside consultants:
 
 
 
In the event it shall appear from the plans and specifications submitted for any building permit for the construction, reconstruction or alteration of any improvement or building that the approval of the same, the issuance of a permit therefor or the inspection of the same during and after construction requires the special expertise of an engineer or other consultant, the cost to be incurred by the Village for the services of such engineer or consultant shall be determined, and the same shall be charged as additional building permit fee in addition to such other fee which may be provided, and the permit for the same shall not be issued until the same has been paid. Such engineer or consultant shall be engaged by the chief building official or their designee as a Deputy Building Inspector to perform such services as determined necessary. Submittal of a building permit application shall be considered acknowledgment that the applicant is responsible for all engineer or consultant fees incurred by the Village regardless of application status.
 
 
The additional building permit fees provided for herein shall be used to defray the costs for which they are provided.
Zoning and plan review fees:
 
All zoning and plan review fees as set forth above shall be paid at the time of submittal of a building permit application. Said review fee is nonrefundable regardless of permit status. Consultant invoiced plan review fees shall be paid at the time of the issuance of the permit.
Deferral of fees:
 
Effective April 1, 2012, all fees and costs associated with the issuance of a building permit for residential structures, except the zoning and plan review fee, building permit fee, water meter, construction water and any fee to reimburse the Village for an out of pocket expense, shall be paid prior to issuance of an occupancy permit or from 1 year of issuance of the building permit, whichever comes first.
Damage bond:
 
Effective March 1, 2013, in all instances where there are public improvements that have been accepted by the Village adjacent to new residential construction, in addition to any bond or surety that is required, prior to issuance of a building permit for a new residential structure, a bond in the following amounts shall be submitted to the Village Clerk. The purpose of the bond is to assure the prompt removal of dirt, mud, stone, or debris on any street, sidewalk or alley within the Village and for the purpose of assuring the repair of any damage done to any public improvement as a result of the construction activity whether such damage is by the owner or any person or entity acting on behalf of the owner including a general contractor or any of their subcontractors, namely:
 
 
1. Single-family and two-family residential
$5,000.00 per building
 
 
2. Multi-family
$5,000.00 per building
 
 
3. For all projects including, but not limited to, the following: additions, pools, accessory structures, and nonresidential structures
As deemed necessary by the Village Administrator or his/her designee
 
 
The bond will be in a form acceptable to the Village. The balance of the bond, if any shall be released upon the issuance of any occupancy permit or certificate of completion.
 
   C.   Fire Protection District Fees:
      1.   As a condition to the issuance of a building permit for any project situated in an area for which the Village has not approved a preliminary plat prior to May 1, 2000, the building permit applicant shall pay to the Village a Fire Protection District fee per residential dwelling unit in an amount of one thousand one hundred twenty five dollars ($1,125.00) and per non- residential building in an amount of ten cents ($0.10) per square foot. Such fee shall be collected by the Village for the benefit of the Fire Protection District in whose jurisdiction the property is situated. The Village shall disburse such contributions to the Fire Protection District quarterly.
      2.   All fees collected under this subsection C shall only be expended toward the purchase of capital improvements, including, but not limited to, property acquisition, construction of structures, additions and improvements to existing structures, purchase of fire apparatus and purchase of ambulance or other rescue equipment. (Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
ARTICLE B.  ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS, DELETIONS, AND MODIFICATIONS
SECTION:
8-1B-1: International Building Code (IBC)
8-1B-2: International Residential Code For One- And Two-Family Dwellings (IRC)
8-1B-3: International Plumbing Code
8-1B-4: International Mechanical Code
8-1B-5: International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
8-1B-6: International Swimming Pool And Spa Code
8-1B-7: International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
8-1B-8: International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
8-1B-9: 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC)
8-1B-10: State Of Illinois Plumbing Code
8-1B-11: State Of Illinois Energy Conservation Code
8-1B-1: INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE (IBC):
The following sections of the International Building Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "building official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
101.4.3 Plumbing. Amended as follows: The provisions of the International Plumbing Code shall apply only to Chapter 11, Storm Drainage, and Section 403.3.2 Prohibited toilet room location. Toilet rooms shall not open directly into a room used for the preparation of food for service to the public.
101.4.6 Energy. Amended as follows: The provisions of the Illinois Energy Conservation Code, the most current edition, shall apply to all matters governing the design and construction of buildings for energy efficiency.
103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. Amended as follows: Chief Building Official or their designee shall be responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of this code.
111.3 Temporary Occupancy. Amended as follows: Upon written request, the Chief Building Official or their designee may issue a temporary certificate of occupancy for the use of any building or structure prior to the completion and occupancy of the entire building or structure and general development standards of such property, provided that such portion or portions shall be occupied safely prior to full completion of the structure or the general development standards of such property without endangering life or public welfare and upon the following conditions:
   1) The owner or general contractor deposits sufficient funds reasonably calculated for the cost of full compliance with all the applicable ordinances or state law payable to the village in an escrow account established by the village;
   2) Said temporary certificate of occupancy may be revoked if conditions are not complied with as determined in writing by the Chief Building Official or their designee;
   3) Such temporary certificate of occupancy shall expire up to six (6) months from the date of issuance; An extension of the expiration of the deposit may be granted due to adverse weather conditions with approval from the Chief Building Official or their designee. Any portion remaining unfinished after the six (6) month period will be just cause for the forfeiture of total amount deposited;
   4) Temporary certificates of occupancy issued prior to the passage of this amendment to this section shall expire six (6) months from the passage date of this amendment;
   5) No temporary certificate of occupancy shall be issued to an owner or general contractor if the owner, general contractor or any of the principal officers of the owner or general contractor owe any monetary obligation including, but not limited to fines and fees, to the village for any purpose. The village shall return the above-referenced funds maintained in the escrow account to the owner or general contractor upon the following conditions:
      a.   Final certificate of occupancy was granted upon the expiration of the temporary certificate of occupancy;
      b.   Upon the final inspection, the building or structure and general development standards of such property are in full compliance with all applicable ordinances or state law;
      c.   There are no unpaid fines against the owner or general contractor by an administrative hearing officer or a circuit court for violations of this division or other provisions of the Village Code including, but not limited to the Zoning and Land Subdivisions Code related to construction, erection, alteration or repair of the building or structure and land development of such property for which the temporary certificate was issued;
      d.   The above-referenced funds maintained in the escrow account shall be applied to any unpaid fees or monetary obligations owed to the village including, but not limited to fines against the owner or general contractor imposed by an administrative hearing officer or a circuit court for violations of this division or other provisions of the Village Code related to construction, erection, alteration, repair or occupancy of the building or structure or general development standards of such property for which the temporary certificate was issued;
      e.   The person depositing for the unfinished work shall request the return of said deposit on a form acceptable to the village within six (6) months and one week of the deposit being posted.
113.1 General. Amended as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
113.2 Limitations on authority. Delete in its entirety.
113.3 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
114.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
Add. 117 Daily start and stop times for construction work: Any construction, remodeling, or heavy equipment work which emanates noise beyond the property line shall not commence before seven o'clock (7:00) A.M. on weekdays and on Saturday seven thirty o'clock (7:30) A.M. and Sunday eight thirty o'clock (8:30) A.M. All construction work, as described herein, shall cease prior to seven o'clock (7:00) P.M. for both weekends and weekdays.
202. DEFINITIONS.
Add. COMMERCIAL. Commercial is defined as anything NOT Residential (One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Townhouses not more than three stories above grade plane in height with a separate means of egress and their accessory structures).
Add. 411.1.1 Haunted Houses. A temporary or existing structure used or intended to be used as a haunted house shall be permitted in accord with Section 3103.1, Section 411.1.2 and 411.1.3.
Add. 411.1.2 Haunted houses submittal documents. In addition to the submittal documents required by Section 3103.1, the following information shall be provided at the time of application, additional information may be required as determined by the Chief Building Official or their designee:
   1) Site plan locating parking, vehicular access and circulation routes, existing structures on the subject property and immediately adjacent to the subject property, location of the structure to be occupied, proposed occupant load for the structure, pedestrian circulation and gathering spaces, and other amenities proposed or required by the Temporary Use Permit requirements.
   2) Floor plan with over all dimensions, proposed partition layout, and all means of egress and circulation paths.
   3) Specifications of interior finishes and materials to be installed.
   4) Plans showing permanent, temporary and emergency lighting.
   5) Method of assuring continuous movement of occupants through the amusement including, but not limited to:
      a.   Permanently stationed supervisory personnel.
      b.   Directional arrows.
      c.   Other means.
   6) Method and location of fire suppression and protection including, but not limited to:
      a.   Sprinkler system.
      b.   Fire detection and/or alarm systems.
      c.   Portable fire extinguishers.
Add. 411.1.3 Inspection. Temporary structure(s) or existing structure(s) shall not be operated or maintained for the use as a haunted house without an inspection by the Chief Building Official or their designee and the fire code official verifying compliance with this Section and Section 3103.1.
1008.3.2 Buildings. Delete the following phrase: "in buildings that require two or more means of egress".
Chapter 11 Accessibility. Delete in its entirety and replace with:
1101.1 Scope. The provisions of the current edition of the Illinois Accessibility Code (IAC) shall control the design and construction of facilities for accessibility for individuals with disabilities.
Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency. Delete in its entirety and replace with:
1301.1.1 Criteria. Buildings shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the current edition of the Illinois Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
1604.8.3 Decks. Amended as follows. Where supported by attachment to an exterior wall, decks shall be positively anchored to the primary structure and designed for both vertical and lateral loads as applicable. Such attachment shall be accomplished by the use of lag bolts or through bolts with a minimum diameter of 1/2 inch. Where positive connection to the primary building structure cannot be verified during inspection, decks shall be self- supporting. Connections of decks with cantilevered framing members to exterior walls or other framing members shall be designed for both of the following:
   1) The reactions resulting from the dead load and live load specified in Table 1607.1, or the snow load specified in Section 1608, in accordance with Section 1605, acting on all portions of the deck.
   2) The reactions resulting from the dead load and live load specified in Table 1607.1, or the snow load specified in Section 1608, in accordance with Section 1605, acting on the cantilevered portion of the deck, and no live load or snow load on the remaining portion of the deck."
1608.2 Ground snow loads. Amended as follows. The ground snow loads to be used in determining the design snow loads for roofs shall be 30-psf or as determined in accordance with ASCE 7. Site (project) specific ground snow load determinations shall be based on an extreme value statistical analysis of data available in the vicinity of the site using a value with a 2-percent annual probability of being exceeded (50-year mean recurrence interval).
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(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-2: INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE FOR ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS (IRC):
The following sections of the International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
R104.1 Authority. Amended as follows: The Building Official, hereinafter known as the "Chief Building Official or their designee" is hereby authorized and directed to administer and enforce all of the provisions of this Code.
Add. R104.12 Prefabricated Construction. A certificate of approval by the Illinois Department of Public Health and a certificate of approval by an approved agency shall be furnished with each prefabricated assembly. Manufacturers of modular housing construction shall be licensed and bonded with the Village of Shorewood in accordance with Section 8-1A-2 of the Village Code when applicable or as the Chief Building Official or their designee or may direct.
Add. R105.5.1 Expiration. Penalties For Noncompleted Construction Work Requiring A Permit:
   1) Commercial and Residential New Construction: Construction is required to be completed and successfully pass a final inspection by the Chief Building Official or their designee within twelve (12) months from the issue date of the permit. If the work is not completed within twelve (12) months, then the permit applicant must reapply for a new permit. The reapplication cost will be based on fifteen cents ($0.15) per square foot.
   2) Other Permitted Construction: Construction is required to be completed within six (6) months of the time of issuance of the permit. If the work is not completed at that time, the permit holder must reapply for the permit at fifty percent (50%) of the original permit cost.
Add. R105.8 After the fact permits and building code compliance inspections. Any owner of property where work has been done without the required permit having been first obtained as required by Section R105.1, shall make an application to the Chief Building Official or their designee and obtain the required permit after the fact. However, the property owner shall allow the Building Department to conduct a building code compliance inspection and obtain a building permit to correct any deficiencies noted during the building code compliance inspection. After the fact permits and building code compliance inspections shall be subject to payment of double the permit and inspection fees based on the Building Department Fee Ordinance.
R106.1 Submittal documents. Amended as follows. Construction documents for new single-family dwellings, two-family dwellings, townhouse dwellings, duplex dwellings, additions to dwelling units, modifications which alter the roof of a dwelling unit of a substantial scope as determined by the Chief Building Official or their designee, shall be sealed and signed by an Illinois licensed architect or structural engineer, prior to submittal.
R109.1.1 Through R109.1.4 Delete and Add. R109.1.1 Inspections:
Footing Inspection:
Footings shall be drained of standing water and inspected prior to pouring.
• Storm water inlets protected with silt fence, filter fabric/logs.
• Keep site, parkway and street clean; Port-o-let required.
• Footings minimum eighteen inch by ten inch (18" X 10").
• Required Setbacks for foundation.
• Elevations with respect to approved grading plan.
• NO standing water or mud in footings.
• Concrete encased electrode installed to reinforcing bars and clamp listed for concrete encasement.
Submit Soils Test Report signed and sealed by State of Illinois licensed engineer confirming the soil load bearing capacity.
Foundation Wall Inspection:
Reinforcing rods required in walls and prior to pouring.
• Horizontal Rebar: three (3) #4 one half inch (1/2") rods: one foot up from top of footing, midpoint of wall and one foot down from top of wall. The top rod must offset over top of escape window.
• Vertical Rebar: per IRC requirements.
• Wall centered on the footing.
• Proper size of wall.
• Straightness & plumb of foundation wall.
Backfill Inspection:
Inspection prior to backfilling the wall.
• Wall damp proofing.
• Footing drain pipe with filter fabric and gravel, minimum twelve inches (12") over tile.
• Location of sump pit & drain.
• Window wells securely attached.
• Drains in the window wells.
• Anchor bolts & spacing, maximum six feet (6') o.c. and minimum twelve inches (12") from the corners.
• Bracing of walls if beams and concrete slab are not installed.
Underground Inspections:
Inspections shall be made prior to concealing.
• Underground plumbing (underground electric, if slab) inspection required. Provide ladder on site.
Garage Inspection:
Inspection made prior to pouring the concrete.
• Welded wire six inch by six inch (6" X 6") or fiber mesh.
• Fill with three to four inches (3-4") stone, topped with four inches (4") of three quarter inch (3/4") stone (no clay or dirt fill).
• Slab shall be minimum four inches (4") thick.
• Four inch (4") gas ledge into house.
• Slope floor towards garage door opening for drainage.
Basement Inspection:
Inspection made prior to pouring concrete.
• 6-mil vapor barrier seams overlapped twelve inches (12").
• Underground plumbing must be approved prior to pouring; Radon mitigation required by State Energy Code.
• Slab shall be minimum four inches (4") thick.
• Sump pit shall be a minimum of two inches (2") above basement floor.
• Basements must have access to the outside by means of an escape window thirty-two inches (32") in width and thirty- six inches (36") in height; horizontal rebar above and vertical at sides.
• Protective covers shall be required over basement window well openings per code requirements.
Spot Survey Inspection/Review:
Submit Foundation Survey prior to Electric Service inspection.
Electric Service Inspection:
• Ground connected to ground rod and electrode.
• Panel box covered, protected from elements.
• Upon approval, Village will notify Com-Ed to connect service.
Water & Sewer Tap Inspections:
• Water service and sanitary sewer shall be installed in separate trenches with a minimum of ten feet (10') horizontal separation.
• Water service shall be a minimum of five feet (5') below grade. Full size sewer cleanout shall be located within five feet (5') of building.
• Water service buffalo boxes cannot be located within concrete (driveway, drive apron or public walk) under any circumstances.
• No couplings, splices, joints, etc. are allowed between the tap and the b-box, and the b-box and the house.
Storm Sewer Connection Inspection:
• Sump pumps installed to receive and discharge groundwaters or other stormwaters shall be connected to the storm sewer. See section R328.
Rough Inspections:
Inspection of all MEP rough-ins made prior to installation of insulation. The roof shall be weather tight and the window openings shall be sealed. Ice and water shield and housewrap will also be inspected at this time.
Framing: Truss drawings on-site; drywall backing; fire stopping around all holes in floors, studs and walls; chimney fire stopping and clearance; double floor joist below interior load bearing walls; headers; bracing; joist overlap minimum four inch (4"); stairways thirty-six inch (36") width, ten inch (10") minimum tread, seven and three quarter inch (7-3/4") maximum rise; handrails required for four (4) or more risers; six foot eight inches (6'-8") minimum head room clearance; bridging; flashing; beam bolts and anchor bolt spacing; anchor bolts tightened; anchor bolts on middle third of sill; hurricane clips; lateral wall bracing for walls over eight feet (8'0") high; stiff backs; notching; boring; shield plates; safety glass in hazardous locations; window child fall protection.
Electrical: Wires are required to be pulled prior to rough inspection. Conduit must be metallic - EMT, IMC, or RMC can be used for interior electrical. GFCI, arc-fault and tamper resistant receptacles where required per NEC 2011.
Mechanical: Submit Blower Door or Air Leakage Reports, as required by IL Energy Code; dryer exhaust length labeled, maximum thirty-five foot (35') run, capped if dryer not installed by final; Whole house mechanical ventilation required. Range hoods that exhaust over 400 cfm require fresh air intake/makeup air.
Plumbing: Submit Stack Test Results (at inspection). System shall be tested with water or air; all hot water piping shall be insulated from the water heater to the fixture(s); fixtures shall be labeled Water Sense product, as specified by EPA, when such labeled fixtures are available per municipal ordinance.
Radon: Passive Radon system requires future power source in attic and must be accessible, sump pit shall be covered with a gasketed sealed lid, and exposed and visible vent pipes identified.
Insulation Inspection:
Inspection made prior to the installation of the drywall.
• Fire-stopping (non-combustible materials) for penetrations. Fire-stopping all vertical and horizontal connections.
• All joints, penetrations, doors and windows shall be caulked, gasketed weather-stripped, or otherwise sealed. Conduit in slabs, gaps and openings in concrete (behind tubs and shower on exterior walls) need to be sealed.
• Attic R-38 (performance) or R-49 (prescriptive); Walls R-13.
• Engineered floor joist (I-beams, TJI's, trusses) on first floor require fire protected basement ceiling (drywall, flak jacket, etc.)
• NO paper-backed insulation in unfinished basements.
• Drywall under stairs required.
• Garage drywall on interior walls.
• Type X drywall on garage ceiling if second floor above.
Final Inspections:
Inspection is made when all work is completed and prior to occupancy. No furniture can be brought in until the Occupancy permit is issued. If there are workers still doing work when the inspector arrives he will red tag the job and a re-inspection will be required.
Completed Electrical:   GFCI, arc-fault and tamper- resistant receptacles where required per NEC 2017; interior & exterior lighting; ground panel box; bonding of water pipe at water meter; bonding of gas and water line; interconnected smoke detectors; carbon monoxide detectors required outside each separate sleeping area. All lights in working condition. Access to whirlpool motor.
Completed Plumbing: Plumbing fixtures; water heater; future openings capped; sump pump connection & overhead sewers.
Completed HVAC: Installation of furnace, ducts, vents & flue. Covers on duct openings; Energy certificate at furnace.
Completed General: Interior and exterior painting, staining, caulking; interior trim; kitchen & bath counter tops, cabinets & flooring; guardrails and handrails; interior & exterior doors; windows, screens; safety glass in hazardous locations; garage doors; one (1) hour separation between house & garage; house numbers six inch (6") minimum height per municipal code, no script; chimney spark arrestor; fireplace chimney cricket.
Completed Utilities: Buffalo Box set to final grade and water meter remote reader installed by Utility Division.
• Completed Concrete: Driveway shall be minimum five inches (5") concrete on minimum four inches (4") compacted three quarter inch (3/4") clean or crushed stone (no pea gravel). All portions of the driveway shall include six inch by six inch (6"x6") welded wire or fiber mesh.
   1) Construction Specifications:
      a.   Any residential unit in a development for which a plat of subdivision or planned unit development has been approved prior to June 10, 1997, shall have a paved driveway constructed of either five inch (5") 6-bag mix concrete or two inches (2") of bituminous asphalt. In such developments where a preliminary plat has been approved prior to said effective date, asphalt driveway approach aprons (aprons) are permitted. Such aprons shall be constructed of three inch (3") bituminous asphalt on top of a minimum of six inches (6") of compacted CA-6 stone. Such asphalt shall be installed using two (2) lifts of one and one-half inches (11/2") each.
      b.   All residences except as mentioned above shall have paved driveways constructed with five inches (5") 6-bag mix concrete installed on minimum four inch (4") clean gravel or crushed stone. The driveway apron and public sidewalk at the driveway shall be constructed per the land subdivision ordinance standard construction details. Private residential concrete patios and service walks shall be constructed with minimum four inch (4") 6-bag mix concrete installed on minimum four inch (4") compacted clean gravel or crushed stone.
      c.   All driveways and aprons shall be installed prior to the issuance of an occupancy permit. If weather does not permit completion of the driveway prior to occupancy, the Chief Building Inspector or their designee may issue a conditional certificate of occupancy and the driveway and the apron must be completed within six (6) months from date of occupancy.
      d.   All developments which are subject to subsection 1b of this section (i.e., no preliminary plat has been approved prior to the effective date of this subsection 1) may request a variance to allow asphalt driveways instead of concrete driveways. The Village Board may grant such a variance if it deems it is to be in the best interest of the Village.
      e.   Variances are not authorized with regard to the aprons which all must be concrete as provided in subsection 1b of this section.
   2) Exemption From Slope Requirements: The Chief Building Inspector or their designee may, upon request, waive the driveway maximum slope provision of eight percent (8%) and allow a greater or steeper slope, when, in his sole discretion, the natural grade of the building site requires the same for proper driveway construction.
Completed Concrete: Driveway apron (and public sidewalk within apron) shall be six inches (6") of concrete on four inches (4") compacted three quarter inch (3/4") clean crushed stone (CA-6 preferred). Expansion joint shall be used between driveway and sidewalks. Two (2) #4 reinforcing bars, ten (10) feet long shall be used over all utility trenches for new sidewalks. New public walk must be pinned to existing with three (3) rebar.
Completed Concrete: Public Walk (not within apron) shall be five inches (5") of concrete on four inches (4") compacted three quarter inch (3/4") clean crushed stone.
Completed Concrete: Patios and Service Walks shall be minimum four inches (4") concrete on minimum four inches (4") compacted three quarter inch (3/4") clean or crushed stone (no pea gravel). Patios shall include six inch by six inch (6"x6") welded wire or fiber mesh.
Completed Concrete: Stoops shall be poured on a minimum four inches (4") compacted three quarter inch (3/4") clean or crushed stone (no pea gravel).
Completed Final Grading: Submit As-Built Survey two (2) weeks prior to request for Final Inspection. Sump pump line connected to storm sewer system.
Completed Landscaping and Parkway Tree(s): Downspouts directed away from foundation, walks and driveways. Parkway tree(s) planted and compliant with species, size, location, number and tag requirements. For complete parkway tree requirements, see Village of Shorewood Municipal Code, Title 4, Chapter 7 , Trees and Shrubs.
Cold Weather Regulations: If, for more than three (3) consecutive days, the average daily temperature is less than forty degrees (<40°) Fahrenheit or Air temperature is less than forty degrees (<40°) Fahrenheit for more than 12 hours (average daily air temperature is the average of the highest and lowest temperatures occurring from midnight to midnight):
• Footings must be poured only on dry soil when the temperature is greater than twenty-five degrees (>25°) Fahrenheit. Forms must be kept in place for a minimum of forty-eight (48) hours before removal. Footings must be protected with either insulation blankets or at least one (1) foot of straw covered with plastic to prevent air and water infiltration. Straw must cover the top and sides of the footing completely.
• Foundation Walls must be poured only when the temperature is greater than twenty-five degrees (>25°) Fahrenheit. The pour must be completed by (12) noon to maximize curing time prior to falling temperatures at night. Forms must be kept in place for a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours before removal. Walls must be protected with insulation blankets for a minimum of seventy-two (72) hours prior to any removal of form work.
• Basement and Garage Slabs can be poured from January 1 - April 1 only if the concrete is roofed over, has been heated prior to and after the pour and the temperature is greater than twenty-five degrees (>25°) Fahrenheit. Forms must be kept in place for a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours before removal.
• Stoops and Porches can be poured from January 1 - April 1 only if the concrete is roofed over, has been heated prior to and after the pour and the temperature is greater than twenty-five degrees (>25°) Fahrenheit. Forms must be kept in place for a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours before removal.
• Outside Flat Work (walks, patios, driveways, slabs, etc.) are NOT allowed to be poured from January 1st through April 1st due to inclement weather conditions. When applicable, temperature must be greater than forty degrees (>40°) Fahrenheit for more than twelve (12) hours.
Adequate equipment must be provided for heating and protecting concrete materials, forms and fillers during freezing or near freezing weather. All ground where installing concrete must also be free of frost and ice. Frozen materials or materials containing ice must not be used.
Construction Completion Cash Bond Requirements: Bonds may be posted when winter or adverse weather prevents completion of work. All work shall be completed no later than six (6) months from date of occupancy, and request for return of any cash deposits must also be submitted to the Village within six (6) months from date of occupancy (Request for Release of Bond form). Re-inspection fees are non-refundable.
Cash Bond Amounts:
Final Survey $1,000, Landscaping (sod) $5,000, Parkway Tree $500 (corner lot $1,000), Drive/Apron $5,000 (asphalt $2,000), Public Walk $1,500 (corner lot $3,000), Service Walk $500
R110.2 Change in use or occupancy. Delete in its entirety and replace with: The use or occupancy of any building shall not be changed until a certificate of occupancy permitting the new use or occupancy is issued by the Chief Building Official or their designee. No such certificate of occupancy shall be issued unless the building substantially complies with the requirements of this chapter.
R110.4 Temporary Occupancy. Amended as follows: Upon written request, the Chief Building Official or their designee may issue a temporary certificate of occupancy for the use of any building or structure prior to the completion and occupancy of the entire building or structure and general development standards of such property, provided that such portion or portions shall be occupied safely prior to full completion of the structure or the general development standards of such property without endangering life or public welfare and upon the following conditions:
   1) The owner or general contractor deposits sufficient funds reasonably calculated for the cost of full compliance with all the applicable ordinances or state law payable to the village in an escrow account established by the village;
   2) Said temporary certificate of occupancy may be revoked if conditions are not complied with as determined in writing by the Chief Building Official or their designee;
   3) Such temporary certificate of occupancy shall expire up to six (6) months from the date of issuance;
   4) Temporary certificates of occupancy issued prior to the passage of this amendment to this section shall expire six (6) months from the passage date of this amendment and
   5) No temporary certificate of occupancy shall be issued to an owner or general contractor if the owner, general contractor or any of the principal officers of the owner or general contractor owe any monetary obligation including, but not limited to fines and fees, to the village for any purpose. The village shall return the above-referenced funds maintained in the escrow account to the owner or general contractor upon the following conditions:
      a) Final certificate of occupancy was granted upon the expiration of the temporary certificate of occupancy;
      b) Upon the final inspection, the building or structure and general development standards of such property are in full compliance with all applicable ordinances or state law;
      c) There are no unpaid fines against the owner or general contractor by an administrative hearing officer or a circuit court for violations of this division or other provisions of the Village Code including, but not limited to the Zoning and Land Subdivision Code related to construction.
The above-referenced funds maintained in the escrow account shall be applied to any unpaid fees or monetary obligations owed to the village including, but not limited to fines against the owner or general contractor imposed by an administrative hearing officer or a circuit court for violations of this division or other provisions of the Village Code related to construction, erection, alteration, repair or occupancy of the building or structure or general development standards of such property for which the temporary certificate was issued.
R112.1 General. Amended as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
R112.2 Limitations on authority. Delete in its entirety.
R112.3 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
R113.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
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Table R301.2(1) CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA
GroundSnow Load
Wind Design
Seismic Design Categoryf
Speedd (mph)
Topographic Effectsk
Special Wind Regionl
Wind-Borne Debris Zonem
30psf
115 90
No
No
No
A
 
Subject To Damage From
Winter Design Tempe
Ice Barrier Underlayment Requiredh
Flood Hazardsg
Air Freezing Indexi
Mean Annual Tempj
Weatheringa
Frost Line Depthb
Termitec
Severe
42"
Moderate/
heavy
-4°F
Yes
FIRM
2000
47.8°F
 
For SI: 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479kPa, 1 mile per hour = 0.447 m/s
a.Weathering may require a higher strength concrete or grade of masonry than necessary to satisfy the structural requirements of this Code. The weathering column shall be filled in with the weathering index, "negligible," "moderate" or "severe" for concrete as determined from Figure R301.2(3). The grade of masonry units shall be determined from ASTM C 34, C 55, C 62, C 73, C 90, C 129, C 145, C 216 or C 652.
b.The frost line depth may require deeper footings than indicated in Figure R403.1(1). The jurisdiction shall fill in the frost line depth column with the minimum depth of footing below finish grade.
c.The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table to indicate the need for protection depending on whether there has been a history of local subterranean termite damage.
d.The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the wind speed from the basic wind speed map [Figure R301.2(4)A]. Wind exposure category shall be determined on a site-specific basis in accordance with Section R301.2.1.4.
e.The outdoor design dry-bulb temperature shall be selected from the columns of 971/2-percent values for winter from Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code. Deviations from the Appendix D temperatures shall be permitted to reflect local climates or local weather experience as determined by the Chief Building Official or their designee.
f.The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the seismic design category determined from section R301.2.2.1.
g.The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with (a) the date of the jurisdiction's entry into the National Flood Insurance Program (date of adoption of the first code or ordinance for management of the flood hazard areas), (b) the date(s) of the Flood Insurance Study and (c) the panel numbers and dates of the currently effective FIRMs and FBFMs or other flood hazard map adopted by the authority having jurisdiction, as amended.
h.In accordance with Sections R905.1.2, R905.4.3.1, R905.5.3.1, R905.6.3.1, R905.7.3.1, and R905.8.3.1, where there has been a history of local damage from the effects of ice damming, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES". Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "NO".
i.The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the 100-year return period air freezing index (BF- days) from Figure R403.3(2) or from the 100-year (99 percent) value on the National Climatic Data Center data table" "Air Freezing Index-USA Method (Base 32°F)."
j.The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the mean annual temperature from the National Climatic Data Center table "Air Freezing Index-USA Method (Base 32°F).
k.In accordance with Section R301.2.1.5, where there is local historical data documenting structural damage to buildings due to topographic wind speed-up effects, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES". Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table.
l.In accordance with Figure R301.2(4)A, where there is local historical data documenting unusual wind conditions, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES" and identify any specific requirements. Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table.
m.In accordance with Section R301.2.1.2.1, the jurisdiction shall indicate the wind-borne debris wind zone(s). Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table.
R302.6 Dwelling-garage fire separation. Amended as follows: The garage shall be separated from the residence and its attic area by means of minimum 5/8 inch (16.51mm) Fire Code gypsum board applied to the garage side. This application shall be continuous on all walls, ceilings and soffits when habitable space exists above the garage area.
R306.5 Sewer Depth. Building sewers that connect to a private sewage disposal system shall be not less than 42 inches below finished grade at the point of septic tank connection. Building sewers shall be not less than 42 inches below grade.
Add. R309.6 Gas Curb. A concrete curb extending at least four inches (4") above the garage floor and around all below grade openings shall be provided for attached garages.
R309.1 Floor Surface. Amended as follows. Garage and carports floor surfaces shall be of approved noncombustible material. That area of floor used for parking of automobiles or other vehicles shall be sloped to facilitate the movement of liquids towards the main vehicle entry doorway. The common wall of garage and living space, including stairwells, shall have a four (4) inch concrete curb to protect separation wall from liquids.
Add. R311.7.1 Width. Stair stringer maximum width, measured outside to outside, shall not exceed 36 inches.
R313 Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems. Delete in its entirety. Refer to R302.13 Fire protection of floors.
R313.1 Townhouse automatic fire sprinkler systems. Delete in its entirety.
R313.1.1 Design and installation. Delete in its entirety.
R313.2 One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire sprinkler system. Delete in its entirety.
R313.2.1 Design and installation. Delete in its entirety.
Add. R327.1 Post Holes. Post hole depth of minimum forty-two inches (42") are required for the installation of all poles and posts including, but not limited to, fences, flagpoles and basketball hoops.
Add. R328. Downspout and sump pump discharges.
   1) New Connections and New Construction. Except as set forth in subsection 2) of this section, the following requirements for new connections and new construction apply:
      a.   Downspouts:
         1)    All downspouts or roof drains shall discharge onto the ground or be connected to a storm sewer and must be channeled and directed away from the adjacent properties. No downspouts or roof drains shall be connected to the sanitary sewer.
         2)    A downspout or roof drain shall be terminated no more than ten feet from the building unless written approval is granted from the Village Engineer.
      b.   Footing Drains: Footing drains shall be connected to sump pumps and discharge shall be made into a storm sewer. No footing drains or drainage tile shall be connected to the sanitary sewer.
      c.   Floor Drains: Floor drains in basements shall be connected to a sump pump and discharged to the sanitary sewer.
      d.   Sump Pumps:
         1)    Sump pumps installed to receive and discharge groundwaters or other stormwaters shall be connected to the storm sewer. Sump pumps installed to receive and discharge floor drain flow or other sanitary sewage shall be connected to the sanitary sewer. A sump pump shall be used for one function only, either the discharge of stormwaters or the discharge of sanitary sewage.
         2)    Sump pump discharges to the storm sewer system shall be a conduit of four-inch minimum diameter P.V.C. pipe, at a minimum slope of one percent, and a minimum depth from finished grade to the top of pipe of eighteen inches.
   2) Existing Stormwater Sump Pump Discharges. The discharge piping from existing sump pumps installed to receive and discharge groundwaters or other stormwaters shall be terminated no more than ten feet from the building unless written approval is granted by the Village Engineer.
   3) Unlawful Discharge. It is unlawful to cause or permit the discharge from any sump pump, grinder pump, downspout or roof drain to flow onto public streets, sidewalks or parkways or onto adjacent properties.
Chapter 11 Energy Efficiency. Delete in its entirety and replace with:
N1101.1 Scope. Buildings shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the current edition of the Illinois Energy Conservation Code (IECC).
PART VII - Plumbing
Chapter 25 THROUGH 32. Delete in its entirety and replace with: The provisions of the 2014 State of Illinois Plumbing Code as adopted separately by the Village of Shorewood shall govern the erection, installation, alteration, repairs, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of plumbing equipment.
PART VIII - Electrical
Chapter 24 THROUGH 43. Delete in its entirety and replace with: The provisions of the National Electrical Code as adopted separately by the Village of Shorewood shall govern the installation of electrical systems, equipment and components indoors and outdoors that are within the scope of this code, including services, power, distribution systems, fixtures, appliances, devices and appurtenances.
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE (IRC) Appendix adoption.
 
(1)
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Appendices A
SIZING CAPACITIES OF GAS PIPING
(2)
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Appendices B
SIZING OF VENTING SYSTEMS SERVING APPLIANCES EQUIPPED WITH DRAFT HOODS, CATEGORY I APPLIANCES, AND APPLIANCES LISTED FOR USE WITH TYPE B VENTS
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Appendices C
EXIT TERMINALS OF MECHANICAL DRAFT AND DIRECT-VENT VENTING SYSTEMS
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Appendices D
RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE FOR SAFETY INSPECTION OF AN EXISTING APPLIANCE INSTALLATION
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Appendices E
MANUFACTURED HOUSING USED AS DWELLINGS
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Appendices F
PASSIVE RADON GAS CONTROLS
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Appendices G
PIPING STANDARDS FOR VARIOUS APPLICATIONS
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Appendices H
PATIO COVERS
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Appendices I
PRIVATE SEWAGE DISPOSAL
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Appendices J
EXISTING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES
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Appendices K
SOUND TRANSMISSION
(12)
Add
Appendices L
PERMIT FEES APPENDIX L PERMIT FEES
Permit fees shall be in accordance to the Fee Ordinance as adopted by the Village of Shorewood
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Appendices M
HOME DAY CARE - R-3 OCCUPANCY
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Appendices N
VENTING METHODS
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Appendices O
AUTOMATIC VEHICULAR GATES
(16)
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Appendices P
SIZING OF WATER PIPING SYSTEM
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Appendices Q
RESERVED
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Appendices R
LIGHT STRAW-CLAY CONSTRUCTION
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Appendices S
STRAWBALE CONSTRUCTION
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Appendices T
RECOMMENDED PROCEDURE FOR WORST-CASE TESTING OF ATMOSPHERIC VENTING SYSTEMS UNDER N1102.4 OR N1105 CONDITIONS = 5ACH
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Appendices U
SOLAR-READY PROVISIONS - DETACHED ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS, MULTIPLE SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLINGS (TOWNHOUSES)
 
(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-3: INTERNATIONAL PLUMBING CODE:
The following sections of the International Plumbing Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
101.2 Scope. Amended as follows: The provisions of the International Plumbing Code shall apply only to Chapter 11 Storm Drainage and Section 403.3.2 Prohibited toilet room location. Toilet rooms shall not open directly into a room used for the preparation of food for service to the public.
109.1 Application for appeal. Amended as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
109.2 Membership of Board. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.1 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.2 Alternate members. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.3 Chairman. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.4 Disqualification of member. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.5 Secretary. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.6 Compensation of members. Delete in its entirety.
109.3 Notice of meeting. Delete in its entirety.
109.4 Open hearing. Delete in its entirety.
109.4.1 Procedure. Delete in its entirety.
109.5 Postponed hearing. Delete in its entirety.
109.6 Board decision. Delete in its entirety.
109.6.1 Resolution. Delete in its entirety.
109.6.2 Administration. Delete in its entirety.
109.7 Court review. Delete in its entirety.
(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-4: INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE:
The following sections of the International Mechanical Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
108.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
109.1 Application for appeal. Amended as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
109.1.1 Limitations on authority. Delete in its entirety.
109.2 Membership of Board. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.1 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.2 Alternate members. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.3 Chairman. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.4 Disqualification of member. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.5 Secretary. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.6 Compensation of members. Delete in its entirety.
109.3 Notice of meeting. Delete in its entirety.
109.4 Open hearing. Delete in its entirety.
109.4.1 Procedure. Delete in its entirety.
109.5 Postponed hearing. Delete in its entirety.
109.6 Board decision. Delete in its entirety.
109.6.1 Resolution. Delete in its entirety.
109.6.2. Administration. Delete in its entirety.
109.7 Court review. Delete in its entirety.
603.6.1.1 Duct length. Amended as follows: Flexible air ducts shall be limited in length to 8 feet overall from the termination point and contain no more than to be the equivalent of one 90 degree turn with no offset greater than 45 degrees. All flexible air ducts shall be of the insulated type. Flexible ducts shall only be used for branches.
Add. 801.2.2 Fuel burning appliances. PVC vent piping for a fuel burning appliance that is located in a concealed space shall be marked/labeled every 36 inches so as to distinguish it from plumbing or other piping.
801.18 Existing Chimneys and Vents. Amended as follows: This shall apply to one and two-family dwellings also.
Add. 918.7 Furnace cement or welding. The use of furnace cement or welding for the repair of furnace heat exchangers is prohibited.
Add. 1507.4 Bath Fan Venting. All bath fans in concealed locations to be vented with hard pipe with insulation and vapor barrier.
The following sections of the International Residential Code 2018, Part V Mechanical, are hereby revised as follows:
Add. M1401.6 Furnace Repair. The use of furnace cement or welding for the repair of a furnace heat exchanger is prohibited.
Add. M1506.4 Bath Fan Venting: All bath fans in concealed locations to be vented with hard pipe with insulation and vapor barrier.
M1602.2 Return air openings. Amended as follows: Return air openings for HVAC systems for all dwelling units, including manufactured and modular homes shall comply with all of the following:
(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-5: INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE (IFGC):
The following sections of the International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
108.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
109.1 Application for appeal. Amended as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
109.2 Membership of Board. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.1 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.2 Alternate members. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.3 Chairman. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.4 Disqualification of member. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.5 Secretary. Delete in its entirety.
109.2.6 Compensation of members. Delete in its entirety.
109.3 Notice of meeting. Delete in its entirety.
109.4 Open hearing. Delete in its entirety.
109.4.1 Procedure. Delete in its entirety.
109.5 Postponed hearing. Delete in its entirety.
109.6 Board decision. Delete in its entirety.
109.6.1 Resolution. Delete in its entirety.
109.6.2. Administration. Delete in its entirety.
109.7 Court review. Delete in its entirety.
404.2.1 Corrugated stainless steel tubing. Corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) shall not be installed outdoors.
Add. 404.3.1 Corrugated stainless steel tubing. Corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) shall not be used underground.
503.4.1 Plastic piping. Amended as follows: Vent piping.
Vinyl flexible vent piping shall not be used in the following applications:
      (a)   In clothes dryers as a transitional exhaust duct hook- up.
      (b)   As part of an exhaust system discharge where any or all of the following exhaust conditions occur: addition of heat or cooling, moisture, debris, or where a combination of any of the aforementioned is present in the exhausting air.
503.5.5 Size of Chimney. Amended as follows:
      (4)   Chimney venting systems using natural draft shall be sized in accordance with approved engineering methods.
(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-6: INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING POOL AND SPA CODE:
The following sections of the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
107.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
108.1 Application for appeal. Amend as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
108.2 Membership of Board. Delete in its entirety.
108.2.1 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
108.2.2 Alternate members. Delete in its entirety.
108.2.3 Chairman. Delete in its entirety.
108.2.4 Disqualification of member. Delete in its entirety.
108.2.5 Secretary. Delete in its entirety.
108.2.6 Compensation of members. Delete in its entirety.
108.3 Notice of meeting. Delete in its entirety.
108.4 Open hearing. Delete in its entirety.
108.4.1 Procedure. Delete in its entirety.
108.5 Postponed hearing. Delete in its entirety.
108.6 Board decision. Delete in its entirety.
108.6.1 Resolution. Delete in its entirety.
108.6.2. Administration. Delete in its entirety.
108.7 Court review. Delete in its entirety.
202 DEFINITIONS
Add. SWIMMING POOL: Any structure intended for swimming, recreational bathing, or wading that contains water over eighteen (18) inches deep. This includes in-ground, above-ground and on- ground swimming pools, hot tubs, spas and fixed in place wading pools.
(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-7: INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE (IEBC):
The following sections of the International Existing Building Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Building Safety" is written, insert "Building Department".
112.1 General. Amend as follows: Decisions or determinations made by the Chief Building Official or their designee, relative to the application and interpretation of this code, are final.
112.2. Limitations on authority. Delete in its entirety.
112.3 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
113.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
(Ord. 19-1925, 1-22-2019, eff. 2-1-2019)
8-1B-8: INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE (IPMC):
The following sections of the International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 edition, are hereby revised as follows: In all chapters and sections, where "name of jurisdiction" and/or "chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction" is written, insert "Village of Shorewood". In all chapters and sections where "code official" is written, insert "chief building official or their designee". In all chapters and sections where "Department of Property Maintenance Inspection" is written, insert "Building Department".
Words and terms defined in Chapter 2, Definitions, are italicized where they appear in code text and the Chapter 2 definition applies. Where such words are terms are not italicized, common- use-definitions apply. The words and terms selected have code- specific definitions that the user should read carefully to facilitate better understanding of the code.
CHAPTER 1 SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
PART 1 - SCOPE AND APPLICATION
SECTION 101 GENERAL
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the International Property Maintenance Code of Village of Shorewood hereinafter referred to as "this code."
101.2 Scope. The provisions of this code shall apply to all existing residential and nonresidential structures and all existing premises and constitute minimum requirements and standards for premises, structures, equipment and facilities for light, ventilation, space, heating, sanitation, protection from the elements, a reasonable level of safety from fire and other hazards, and for a reasonable level of sanitary maintenance; the responsibility of owners, an owner's authorized agent, operators and occupants; the occupancy of existing structures and premises, and for administration, enforcement and penalties.
101.3 Intent. This code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent, which is to ensure public health, safety and welfare insofar as they are affected by the continued occupancy and maintenance of structures and premises. Existing structures and premises that do not comply with these provisions shall be altered or repaired to provide a minimum level of health and safety as required herein.
101.4 Severability. If a section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this code is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this code.
SECTION 102 APPLICABILITY
102.1 General. Where there is a conflict between a general requirement and a specific requirement, the specific requirement shall govern. Where differences occur between provisions of this code and the referenced standards, the provisions of this code shall apply. Where, in a specific case, different sections of this code specify different requirements, the most restrictive shall govern.
102.2 Maintenance. Equipment, systems, devices and safeguards required by this code or a previous regulation or code under which the structure or premises was constructed, altered or repaired shall be maintained in good working order. An owner, owner's authorized agent, operator or occupant shall not cause any service, facility, equipment or utility that is required under this section to be removed from, shut off from or discontinued for any occupied dwelling, except for such temporary interruption as necessary while repairs or alterations are in progress. The requirements of this code are not intended to provide the basis for removal or abrogation of fire protection and safety systems and devices in existing structures. Except as otherwise specified herein, the owner or the owner's authorized agent shall be responsible for the maintenance of buildings, structures and premises.
102.3 Application of other codes. Repairs, additions or alterations to a structure, or changes of occupancy, shall be done in accordance with the procedures and provisions of the International Building Code, International Existing Building Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Fire Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, International Residential Code, International Plumbing Code and NFPA 70. Nothing in this code shall be construed to cancel, modify or set aside any provision of the International Zoning Code.
102.4 Existing remedies. The provisions in this code shall not be construed to abolish or impair existing remedies of the jurisdiction or its officers or agencies relating to the removal or demolition of any structure that is dangerous, unsafe and insanitary.
102.5 Workmanship. Repairs, maintenance work, alterations or installations that are caused directly or indirectly by the enforcement of this code shall be executed and installed in a workmanlike manner and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
102.6 Historic buildings. The provisions of this code shall not be mandatory for existing buildings or structures designated as historic buildings where such buildings or structures are judged by the Chief Building Official or their designee to be safe and in the public interest of health, safety and welfare.
102.7 Referenced codes and standards. The codes and standards referenced in this code shall be those that are listed in Chapter 8 and considered part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference and as further regulated in Sections 102.7.1 and 102.7.2.
Exception: Where enforcement of a code provision would violate the conditions of the listing of the equipment or appliance, the conditions of the listing shall apply.
102.7.1 Conflicts. Where conflicts occur between provisions of this code and the referenced standards, the provisions of this code shall apply.
102.7.2 Provisions in referenced codes and standards. Where the extent of the reference to a referenced code or standard includes subject matter that is within the scope of this code, the provisions of this code, as applicable, shall take precedence over the provisions in the referenced code or standard.
102.8 Requirements not covered by code. Requirements necessary for the strength, stability or proper operation of an existing fixture, structure or equipment, or for the public safety, health and general welfare, not specifically covered by this code, shall be determined by the Chief Building Official or their designee.
102.9 Application of references. References to chapter or section numbers, or to provisions not specifically identified by number, shall be construed to refer to such chapter, section or provision of this code.
102.10 Other laws. The provisions of this code shall not be deemed to nullify any provisions of local, state or federal law.
PART 2 - ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 103 BUILDING DEPARTMENT
103.1 General. Amended as follows: The Chief Building Official or their designee shall be responsible for the interpretation and enforcement of this code.
103.2 Appointment. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall be appointed by the chief appointing authority of the jurisdiction.
103.3 Deputies. In accordance with the prescribed procedures of this jurisdiction and with the concurrence of the appointing authority, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall have the authority to appoint a deputy(s). Such employees shall have powers as delegated by the Chief Building Official or their designee.
103.4 Liability. The Chief Building Official or their designee or employee charged with the enforcement of this code, while acting for the jurisdiction, in good faith and without malice in the discharge of the duties required by this code or other pertinent law or ordinance, shall not thereby be rendered civilly or criminally liable personally, and is hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage accruing to persons or property as a result of an act or by reason of an act or omission in the discharge of official duties.
103.4.1 Legal defense. Any suit or criminal complaint instituted against any officer or employee because of an act performed by that officer or employee in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this code shall be defended by the legal representative of the jurisdiction until the final termination of the proceedings. The Chief Building Official or their designee or any subordinate shall not be liable for costs in an action, suit or proceeding that is instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this code.
103.5 Fees. Delete in its entirety.
SECTION 104 DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL OR THEIR DESIGNEE
104.1 General. The Chief Building Official or their designee is hereby authorized and directed to enforce the provisions of this code. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall have the authority to render interpretations of this code and to adopt policies and procedures in order to clarify the application of its provisions. Such interpretations, policies and procedures shall be in compliance with the intent and purpose of this code. Such policies and procedures shall not have the effect of waiving requirements specifically provided for in this code.
104.2 Inspections. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall make all of the required inspections, or shall accept reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals. Reports of such inspections shall be in writing and be certified by a responsible officer of such approved agency or by the responsible individual. The Chief Building Official or their designee is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report on unusual technical issues that arise, subject to the approval of the appointing authority.
104.3 Right of entry. Where it is necessary to make an inspection to enforce the provisions of this code, or whenever the Chief Building Official or their designee has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in a structure or upon a premises a condition in violation of this code, the Chief Building Official or their designee is authorized to enter the structure or premises at reasonable times to inspect or perform the duties imposed by this code, provided that if such structure or premises is occupied the Chief Building Official or their designee shall present credentials to the occupant and request entry. If such structure or premises is unoccupied, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall first make a reasonable effort to locate the owner, owner's authorized agent or other person having charge or control of the structure or premises and request entry. If entry is refused, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall have recourse to the remedies provided by law to secure entry.
Add. 104.3.1 Refusal of Entry. If any owner, occupant or other person in charge of a structure subject to the provision of this code refuses, impedes, inhibits, interferes with, restricts or obstructs entry and free access to any part of the structure or premises where inspection authorized by this code is sought, the Chief Building Official or their designee may promptly apply for an administrative search warrant to a court of competent jurisdiction and shall supply all necessary affidavits and testimony to indicate that there is reasonable or probable cause to conduct an inspection. For the purpose of this section, a reasonable or probable cause to gain access for an inspection shall include, without being limited to, the following:
   1) That the inspection of the area is part of a planned routine inspection being conducted pursuant to a systematic or concentrated code enforcement program;
   2) That the Chief Building Official or their designee, after investigation or upon receiving information, has knowledge, information or a reasonable belief that a violation of this code or other codes and ordinances of the Village of Shorewood exist;
   3) That such entry is for the purpose of inspecting a previous notice of violation;
   4) That the Chief Building Official or their designee has received a complaint concerning a violation on the premises; or
   5) That such entry is necessary to determine if the building, structure, premises, dwelling or dwelling units meet the standards of this code and building, fire and health codes, and for the safety and welfare of the public.
104.4 Identification. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall carry proper identification when inspecting structures or premises in the performance of duties under this code.
104.5 Notices and orders. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall issue all necessary notices or orders to ensure compliance with this code.
104.6 Department records. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall keep official records of all business and activities of the department specified in the provisions of this code. Such records shall be retained in the official records for the period required for retention of public records.
SECTION 105 APPROVAL
105.1 Modifications. Whenever there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this code, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall have the authority to grant modifications for individual cases upon application of the owner or owner's authorized agent, provided that the Chief Building Official or their designee shall first find that special individual reason makes the strict letter of this code impractical, the modification is in compliance with the intent and purpose of this code and that such modification does not lessen health, life and fire safety requirements. The details of action granting modifications shall be recorded and entered in the department files.
105.2 Alternative materials, design and methods of construction and equipment. The provisions of this code are not intended to prevent the installation of any material or to prohibit any design or method of construction not specifically prescribed by this code, provided that any such alternative has been approved. An alternative material, design or method of construction shall be approved where the Chief Building Official or their designee finds that the proposed design is satisfactory and complies with the intent of the provisions of this code, and that the material, method or work offered is, for the purpose intended, not less than the equivalent of that prescribed in this code in quality, strength, effectiveness, fire resistance, durability and safety. Where the alternative material, design or method of construction is not approved, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall respond in writing, stating the reasons why the alternative was not approved.
105.3 Required testing. Whenever there is insufficient evidence of compliance with the provisions of this code or evidence that a material or method does not conform to the requirements of this code, or in order to substantiate claims for alternative materials or methods, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall have the authority to require tests to be made as evidence of compliance without expense to the jurisdiction.
105.3.1 Test methods. Test methods shall be as specified in this code or by other recognized test standards. In the absence of recognized and accepted test methods, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall be permitted to approve appropriate testing procedures performed by an approved agency.
105.3.2 Test reports. Reports of tests shall be retained by the Chief Building Official or their designee for the period required for retention of public records.
105.4 Used material and equipment. Materials that are reused shall comply with the requirements of this code for new materials. Materials, equipment and devices shall not be reused unless such elements are in good repair or have been reconditioned and tested where necessary, placed in good and proper working condition and approved by the Chief Building Official or their designee.
105.5 Approved materials and equipment. Materials, equipment and devices approved by the Chief Building Official or their designee shall be constructed and installed in accordance with such approval.
105.6 Research reports. Supporting data, where necessary to assist in the approval of materials or assemblies not specifically provided for in this code, shall consist of valid research reports from approved source.
SECTION 106 VIOLATIONS
106.1 Unlawful acts. It shall be unlawful for a person, firm or corporation to be in conflict with or in violation of any of the provisions of this code.
106.2 Notice of violation. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall serve a notice of violation or order in accordance with Section 107.
106.3 Prosecution of violation. Any person failing to comply with a notice of violation or order served in accordance with Section 107 shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor or civil infraction as determined by the local municipality, and the violation shall be deemed a strict liability offense. If the notice of violation is not complied with, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall institute the appropriate proceeding at law or in equity to restrain, correct or abate such violation, or to require the removal or termination of the unlawful occupancy of the structure in violation of the provisions of this code or of the order or direction made pursuant thereto. Any action taken by the authority having jurisdiction on such premises shall be charged against the real estate upon which the structure is located and shall be a lien upon such real estate.
106.4 Violation Penalties. Amended as follows: Unless otherwise specifically noted, 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 Chief Building Official or their designee, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, in addition to any other remedies, shall be liable and shall pay a penalty as set forth in Section 1-4-1 of the Village Code. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
106.5 Abatement of violation. The imposition of the penalties herein prescribed shall not preclude the legal officer of the jurisdiction from instituting appropriate action to restrain, correct or abate a violation, or to prevent illegal occupancy of a building, structure or premises, or to stop an illegal act, conduct, business or utilization of the building, structure or premises.
SECTION 107 NOTICES AND ORDERS
107.1 Notice to person responsible. Whenever the Chief Building Official or their designee determines that there has been a violation of this code or has grounds to believe that a violation has occurred, notice shall be given in the manner prescribed in Sections 107.2 and 107.3 to the person responsible for the violation as specified in this code. Notices for condemnation procedures shall comply with Section 108.3.
107.2 Form. Such notice prescribed in Section 107.1 shall be in accordance with all of the following:
   1) Be in writing.
   2) Include a description of the real estate sufficient for identification.
   3) Include a statement of the violation or violations and why the notice is being issued.
   4) Include a correction order allowing a reasonable time to make the repairs and improvements required to bring the dwelling unit or structure into compliance with the provisions of this code.
   5) Inform the property owner or owner's authorized agent of the right to appeal.
   6) Include a statement of the right to file a lien in accordance with Section 106.3.
107.3 Method of service. Such notice shall be deemed to be properly served if a copy thereof is: delivered personally, or sent by certified or first-class mail addressed to the last known address. If the notice is returned showing that the letter was not delivered, a copy thereof shall be posted in a conspicuous place in or about the structure affected by such notice.
107.4 Unauthorized tampering. Signs, tags or seals posted or affixed by the Chief Building Official or their designee shall not be mutilated, destroyed or tampered with, or removed without authorization from the Chief Building Official or their designee.
107.5 Penalties. Penalties for noncompliance with orders and notices shall be as set forth in Section 106.4.
107.6 Transfer of ownership. It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dwelling unit or structure who has received a compliance order or upon whom a notice of violation has been served to sell, transfer, mortgage, lease or otherwise dispose of such dwelling unit or structure to another until the provisions of the compliance order or notice of violation have been complied with, or until such owner or the owner's authorized agent shall first furnish the grantee, transferee, mortgagee or lessee a true copy of any compliance order or notice of violation issued by the Chief Building Official or their designee and shall furnish to the Chief Building Official or their designee a signed and notarized statement from the grantee, transferee, mortgagee or lessee, acknowledging the receipt of such compliance order or notice of violation and fully accepting the responsibility without condition for making the corrections or repairs required by such compliance order or notice of violation.
SECTION 108 UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT
108.1 General. When a structure or equipment is found by the Chief Building Official or their designee to be unsafe, or when a structure is found unfit for human occupancy, or is found unlawful, such structure shall be condemned pursuant to the provisions of this code.
108.1.1 Unsafe structures. An unsafe structure is one that is found to be dangerous to the life, health, property or safety of the public or the occupants of the structure by not providing minimum safeguards to protect or warn occupants in the event of fire, or because such structure contains unsafe equipment or is so damaged, decayed, dilapidated, structurally unsafe or of such faulty construction or unstable foundation, that partial or complete collapse is possible.
108.1.2 Unsafe equipment. Unsafe equipment includes any boiler, heating equipment, elevator, moving stairway, electrical wiring or device, flammable liquid containers or other equipment on the premises or within the structure that is in such disrepair or condition that such equipment is a hazard to life, health, property or safety of the public or occupants of the premises or structure.
108.1.3 Structure unfit for human occupancy. A structure is unfit for human occupancy whenever the Chief Building Official or their designee finds that such structure is unsafe, unlawful or, because of the degree to which the structure is in disrepair or lacks maintenance, is insanitary, vermin or rat infested, contains filth and contamination, or lacks ventilation, illumination, sanitary or heating facilities or other essential equipment required by this code, or because the location of the structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants of the structure or to the public.
108.1.4 Unlawful structure. An unlawful structure is one found in whole or in part to be occupied by more persons than permitted under this code, or was erected, altered or occupied contrary to law.
108.1.5 Dangerous structure or premises. For the purpose of this code, any structure or premises that has any or all of the conditions or defects described as follows shall be considered to be dangerous:
   1) Any door, aisle, passageway, stairway, exit or other means of egress that does not conform to the approved building or fire code of the jurisdiction as related to the requirements for existing buildings.
   2) The walking surface of any aisle, passageway, stairway, exit or other means of egress is so warped, worn, loose, torn or otherwise unsafe as to not provide safe and adequate means of egress.
   3) Any portion of a building, structure or appurtenance that has been damaged by fire, earthquake, wind, flood, deterioration, neglect, abandonment, vandalism or by any other cause to such an extent that it is likely to partially or completely collapse, or to become detached or dislodged.
   4) Any portion of a building, or any member, appurtenance or ornamentation on the exterior thereof that is not of sufficient strength or stability, or is not so anchored, attached or fastened in place so as to be capable of resisting natural or artificial loads of one and one-half the original designed value.
   5) The building or structure, or part of the building or structure, because of dilapidation, deterioration, decay, faulty construction, the removal or movement of some portion of the ground necessary for the support, or for any other reason, is likely to partially or completely collapse, or some portion of the foundation or underpinning of the building or structure is likely to fail or give way.
   6) The building or structure, or any portion thereof, is clearly unsafe for its use and occupancy.
   7) The building or structure is neglected, damaged, dilapidated, unsecured or abandoned so as to become an attractive nuisance to children who might play in the building or structure to their danger, becomes a harbor for vagrants, criminals or immoral persons, or enables persons to resort to the building or structure for committing a nuisance or an unlawful act.
   8) Any building or structure has been constructed, exists or is maintained in violation of any specific requirement or prohibition applicable to such building or structure provided by the approved building or fire code of the jurisdiction, or of any law or ordinance to such an extent as to present either a substantial risk of fire, building collapse or any other threat to life and safety.
   9) A building or structure, used or intended to be used for dwelling purposes, because of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation, decay, damage, faulty construction or arrangement, inadequate light, ventilation, mechanical or plumbing system, or otherwise, is determined by the Chief Building Official or their designee to be unsanitary, unfit for human habitation or in such a condition that is likely to cause sickness or disease.
   10) Any building or structure, because of a lack of sufficient or proper fire-resistance-rated construction, fire protection systems, electrical system, fuel connections, mechanical system, plumbing system or other cause, is determined by the Chief Building Official or their designee to be a threat to life or health.
   11) Any portion of a building remains on a site after the demolition or destruction of the building or structure or whenever any building or structure is abandoned so as to constitute such building or portion thereof as an attractive nuisance or hazard to the public.
108.2 Closing of vacant structures. If the structure is vacant and unfit for human habitation and occupancy, and is not in danger of structural collapse, the Chief Building Official or their designee is authorized to post a placard of condemnation on the premises and order the structure closed up so as not to be an attractive nuisance. Upon failure of the owner or owner's authorized agent to close up the premises within the time specified in the order, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall cause the premises to be closed and secured through any available public agency or by contract or arrangement by private persons and the cost thereof shall be charged against the real estate upon which the structure is located and shall be a lien upon such real estate and shall be collected by any other legal resource.
108.2.1 Authority to disconnect service utilities. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall have the authority to authorize disconnection of utility service to the building, structure or system regulated by this code and the referenced codes and standards set forth in Section 102.7 in case of emergency where necessary to eliminate an immediate hazard to life or property or where such utility connection has been made without approval. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall notify the serving utility and, whenever possible, the owner or owner's authorized agent and occupant of the building, structure or service system of the decision to disconnect prior to taking such action. If not notified prior to disconnection the owner, owner's authorized agent or occupant of the building structure or service system shall be notified in writing as soon as practical thereafter.
108.3 Notice. Whenever the Chief Building Official or their designee has condemned a structure or equipment under the provisions of this section, notice shall be posted in a conspicuous place in or about the structure affected by such notice and served on the owner, owner's authorized agent or the person or persons responsible for the structure or equipment in accordance with Section 107.3. If the notice pertains to equipment, it shall be placed on the condemned equipment. The notice shall be in the form prescribed in Section 107.2.
108.4 Placarding. Upon failure of the owner, owner's authorized agent or person responsible to comply with the notice provisions within the time given, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall post on the premises or on defective equipment a placard bearing the word "Condemned" and a statement of the penalties provided for occupying the premises, operating the equipment or removing the placard.
108.4.1 Placard removal. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall remove the condemnation placard whenever the defect or defects upon which the condemnation and placarding action were based have been eliminated. Any person who defaces or removes a condemnation placard without the approval of the Chief Building Official or their designee shall be subject to the penalties provided by this code.
108.5 Prohibited occupancy. Any occupied structure condemned and placarded by the Chief Building Official or their designee shall be vacated as ordered by the Chief Building Official or their designee. Any person who shall occupy a placarded premises or shall operate placarded equipment, and any owner, owner's authorized agent or person responsible for the premises who shall let anyone occupy a placarded premises or operate placarded equipment shall be liable for the penalties provided by this code.
108.6 Abatement methods. Amended by adding the following underlined text: The owner, owner's authorized agent, operator or occupant of a building, premises or equipment deemed unsafe by the Chief Building Official or their designee shall abate or cause to be abated or corrected such unsafe conditions either by repair, rehabilitation, demolition or other approved corrective action. The owner, owner's authorized agent, operator or occupant of the building, premises or equipment shall notify the Chief Building Official or their designee when the corrective action has been completed. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall then inspect the building, premises or equipment and shall notify the owner, owner's authorized agent, operator or occupant that the corrective action either does or does not comply with this code. If not, the Chief Building Official or their designee may take such other action as is provided by this code.
108.7 Record. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall cause a report to be filed on an unsafe condition. The report shall state the occupancy of the structure and the nature of the unsafe condition.
SECTION 109 EMERGENCY MEASURES
109.1 Imminent danger. When, in the opinion of the Chief Building Official or their designee, there is imminent danger of failure or collapse of a building or structure that endangers life, or when any structure or part of a structure has fallen and life is endangered by the occupation of the structure, or when there is actual or potential danger to the building occupants or those in the proximity of any structure because of explosives, explosive fumes or vapors or the presence of toxic fumes, gases or materials, or operation of defective or dangerous equipment, the Chief Building Official or their designee is hereby authorized and empowered to order and require the occupants to vacate the premises forthwith. The Chief Building Official or their designee shall cause to be posted at each entrance to such structure a notice reading as follows: "This Structure Is Unsafe and Its Occupancy Has Been Prohibited by the Chief Building Official or their designee." It shall be unlawful for any person to enter such structure except for the purpose of securing the structure, making the required repairs, removing the hazardous condition or of demolishing the same.
109.2 Temporary safeguards. Notwithstanding other provisions of this code, whenever, in the opinion of the Chief Building Official or their designee, there is imminent danger due to an unsafe condition, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall order the necessary work to be done, including the boarding up of openings, to render such structure temporarily safe whether or not the legal procedure herein described has been instituted; and shall cause such other action to be taken as the Chief Building Official or their designee deems necessary to meet such emergency.
109.3 Closing streets. When necessary for public safety, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall temporarily close structures and close, or order the authority having jurisdiction to close, sidewalks, streets, public ways and places adjacent to unsafe structures, and prohibit the same from being utilized.
109.4 Emergency repairs. For the purposes of this section, the Chief Building Official or their designee shall employ the necessary labor and materials to perform the required work as expeditiously as possible.