1301.05  INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE ADOPTION.
   (a)   Adoption.  The International Fuel Gas Code, 2009 Edition (cited as “FGC”), as published by the International Code Council, is hereby adopted by The City of Springfield, Ohio, as amended by the deletions and modifications described in this Section 1301.05, and is incorporated by reference as if fully rewritten in this Section 1301.05.
 
   (b)   Amendments.
      (1)   FGC Section 101.1 is amended to read as follows: 
         Title. These regulations shall be known as the Fuel Gas Code for The City of Springfield, Ohio and shall be cited as such and will be referred to in this Section as “this code”.
      (2)   FGC Section 101.2 is amended by deleting Exceptions (1) and (2).
      (3)   FGC Section 104.3 is amended to read as follows: 
         Inspections.  The code official and assistants to the code official shall make all of the required inspections, or shall accept reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals. All 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 code official is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report upon unusual technical issues that arise, subject to the approval of the appointing authority.
      (4)   FGC Section 104.4 is amended to read as follows: 
         Right of entry.  The code official and assistants to the code official are authorized to enter the structure or premises at reasonable times to inspect subject to constitutional restrictions on unreasonable searches and seizures. If entry is refused or not obtained, the code official is authorized to pursue recourse as provided by law.
      (5)   FGC Section 104.5 is amended to read as follows: 
         Identification.  The code official and assistants to the code official shall carry proper identification when inspecting structures or premises in the performance of duties under this code.
      (6)   FGC Section 106.6.2 is amended to read as follows: 
         Imposition of permit fees.  The imposition of permit fees shall be governed by Chapter 1313 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (7)   FGC Section 106.5.3 is deleted.
      (8)   FGC Section 109.1 is amended to read as follows: 
         Appeals.  Appeals involving enforcement of matters relating to this code shall be governed by Chapter 1315 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (9)   FGC Sections 109.2 through 109.7 are deleted.
      (10)   All references to the International Building Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Ohio Building Code as adopted in Section 1301.01 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (11)   All references to the ICC Electrical Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the National Electrical Code as adopted in Section 1301.02 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (12)   All references to the International Mechanical Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Ohio Mechanical Code as adopted in Section 1301.03 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (13)   All references to the International Residential Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Residential Code for One- Two- and Three Family Dwellings as adopted in Section 1301.04 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (14)   All references to the International Property Maintenance Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Property Maintenance Code as adopted in Section 1305.01 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (15)   All references to the International Plumbing Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Plumbing Code as adopted in Section 1361.01 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (16)   All references to the International Fire Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Fire Prevention Code as adopted in Part 15 of the Codified Ordinances.
      (17)   All references to the International Energy Conservation Code in this code are deleted and replaced with a reference to the Ohio Building Code as adopted in Section 1301.01 of the Codified Ordinances.
         (Ord. 13-226.  Passed 9-1-13.)