§ 150.021  MODIFICATION TO IPMC.
   The following provisions of the IPMC are modified as follows:
   (A)   Section 102.3 of the IPMC is replaced as follows:
      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 Minnesota State Building Code (MSBC), established pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §§ 16B.59 to 16B.75, as amended from time to time, and as adopted by the City. Nothing in this Code shall be construed to cancel, modify or set aside any provision of the MSBC or the City of West St. Paul City Code.
   (B)   Section 102.7 of the IPMC is replaced as follows:
      Provisions in referenced codes and standards. The codes and standards referenced in this Code shall be those listed in Chapter 8 of the IPMC, and shall be considered part of the requirements of this Code to the prescribed extent of each such reference. Where differences occur between provisions of this Code and the MSBC, the most restrictive shall apply.
   (C)   Section 103.1 of the IPMC is replaced as follows:
      General. The Community Development Department of the City is responsible for administering the provisions of this Code, and the official in charge thereof shall be known as the Code Official.
   (D)   Section 302.3 of the IPMC is replaced as follows:
      Sidewalks and driveways. All parking and driveway areas must be maintained and free of hazardous conditions, including, but not limited to, large cracks, potholes, dirt, sand, glass, trash, and debris, including shopping carts and other storage or carrying devices. December 1 through April 15 of each year, sand or other abrasive materials may be applied to paved surfaces to aid traction. However, all materials must be removed by April 15 of each year. Parking areas must be marked with painted stripes to delineate the parking spaces and driving areas, and the paint must be maintained in good condition.
   (E)   Section 302.4 of the IPMC is replaced as follows:
      Weeds. Premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of eight inches. Noxious weeds shall be prohibited. WEEDS shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs; provided, however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens. Upon failure of the owner or agent having charge of a property to cut and destroy weeds after service of a notice of violation, they shall be subject to prosecution in accordance with Section 106.3, and as prescribed by the authority having jurisdiction. Upon failure to comply with the notice of violation, any duly authorized employee of the jurisdiction, or contractor hired by the jurisdiction, shall be authorized to enter upon the property in violation and cut and destroy the weeds growing thereon, and the costs of such removal shall be paid by the owner or agent responsible for the property.
   (F)   The following Sections of the IPMC are deleted: Section 104.3 - Right of entry; Section 106 - Violations; Section 107 - Notices and Orders; Section 109.6 - Hearing; Section 110 - Demolition; Section 111 - Means of Appeal; Section 302.8 - Motor Vehicles; and Section 302.9 - Defacement of property.
   (G)   The following definitions in Section 202 are deleted and replaced with definitions in City Code § 150.022: Code Official, Dwelling Unit, Let for Occupancy.
(Ord. 15-08, passed 9-14-2015; Ord. 17-02, passed 4-10-2017)