TITLE 7
BUILDING REGULATIONS
CHAPTER 1
BUILDING CODE
SECTION:
7.1.1: Adoption Of Code
7.1.2: Additions, Insertions, And Changes
7.1.3: Additions, Insertions And Changes To Building Code Of City Of Woodstock
7.1.4: Current Assessment Of Real Estate
7.1.5: Private Dwelling Inspection Fees (Rep. by Ord. 08-O-74, 12-2-2008, eff. 1-1-2009)
7.1.6: Survey Required
7.1.7: Permit Required And Fees
7.1.8: Building Operation
7.1.9: Design Standards
7.1.10: Demolition Of Buildings
7.1.11: Fences (Rep. by Ord. 06-O-93, 12-5-2006)
7.1.12: Appeals
7.1.13: Permit Expiration
7.1.14: Adoption Of Fire Prevention Code
7.1.15: Adoption Of Mechanical Code
7.1.16: Adoption Of Property Maintenance Code
7.1.17: Adoption Of Fuel Gas Code
7.1.18: Adoption Of Existing Building Code
7.1.19: Adoption Of Swimming Pool And Spa Code
7.1.1: ADOPTION OF CODE:
   A.   The international building code, 2015 edition, is hereby adopted as the building code for the city, for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided, except for those buildings and structures used exclusively as one-family and two-family dwelling units, as defined in the zoning ordinance of the city. (Ord. 2395, 2-2-1993; amd. Ord. 2540, 4-4-1995; Ord. 99-O-26, 5-18-1999; Ord. 03-O-44, 6-17-2003; Ord. 08-O-74, 12-2-2008, eff. 1-1-2009; Ord. 16-O-23, 4-5-2016)
   B.   The 2015 international residential code for one- and two-family dwellings, as published by the International Code Council, is hereby adopted as the one- and two-family building code for the city, for the control of one-family and two- family dwelling units as defined in the unified development ordinance of the city. (Ord. 16-O-22, 4-5-2016)
7.1.2: ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS, AND CHANGES:
The following sections of the international building code, 2015 edition, are hereby revised as follows:
General - Section 101.1 Title.
Insert: "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
General - Section 101.4.3 Plumbing.
Delete: "...international plumbing..."
Insert: "...Illinois state plumbing code, current edition..."
Duties And Powers Of Building Official - Section 104.1 General.
Insert at end: "The building official, however, is authorized to approve minor building alterations, improvements, or changes after making a determination that such alterations, improvements, or changes do not affect the safety or structural integrity of a building or structure or negate the intent of these regulations."
Permits - Section 105.2 Work Exempt From Permit.
Insert: "Permits shall not be required for the following unless otherwise required by the Woodstock city code:"
Submittal Documents - Section 107.1 General.
Delete: "...two or more sets with each permit application"
Insert: "...three or more hard copy (paper) sets and one digital/electronic set with each permit application."
Board Of Appeals - Section 113 Board Of Appeals.
Delete: Sections 113.1 through 113.3.
Insert: "113.1 Board Of Building Construction: Any person shall have the right to appeal to the city of Woodstock board of building construction a decision of the code covering the manner of construction or materials to be used in the erection, alteration or repair of a building or structure. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this code do not fully apply, or an equivalent form of construction can be used.
The establishment of the board of building construction, its membership and their terms, frequency of meetings, and the board's powers and duties shall be as set forth in the city code of the city of Woodstock."
Violations - Section 114.4 Violation Penalties.
Delete: "...subject to penalties as prescribed by law."
Insert: "...guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $500.00."
Definitions - Section 202 High-Rise Buildings.
Delete: "...75 feet..."
Insert: "...50 feet..."
Fire Partitions - Section 708.1 General. (Item 1)
Insert: "Walls separating dwelling units, and separate tenants or businesses, in the same building."
Fire Partitions - Section 708.3 Fire-Resistance Rating.
Delete: Exception 2.
Horizontal Assemblies - Section 711.2.4.3 Fire-Resistant Rating.
Delete: Exception.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.1 General.
Delete: First paragraph.
Insert: 903.1 General.
Automatic sprinkler systems shall comply with this section. New construction activity (excluding the remodeling or alteration of existing buildings and structures and not involving a change in use) for all use groups having a fire area exceeding five-thousand (5,000) or more square feet shall be required to install an automatic sprinkler system, except as follows:
When additions are made to an existing building or structure having an existing fire area of five-thousand (5,000) square feet or less, and when such additions result in the building or structure having an aggregate fire area of seventy-five-hundred (7,500) or more square feet, an automatic sprinkler system is required and shall be provided.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.1 Group A-1.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.2 Group A-2.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.3 Group A-3.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.4 Group A-4.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.3 Group E.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Delete: Exception
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.4 Group F-1 And F-2.
Insert: "903.2.4 Groups F-1 And F-2"
Insert: "...containing a group F-1 or F-2 occupancy..."
Item 1. Revise to read: "Where a group F-1 or F-2 single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Item 2. Revise to read: "Where a group F-1 or F-2 fire area is located more than two stories above grade plane."
Item 3. Delete.
Insert: "Exception: One-story, group F-2 buildings meeting the requirements of section 507.3."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.7 Group B Or M.
Insert: "903.2.7 Groups B or M"
Insert: "a group B or M..."
Item 1. Revise to read: "Where a group B or M single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Item 2. Revise to read: "Where a group B or M fire area is located more than two stories above grade plane."
Item 3. Delete.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.9 Group S-1 And S-2.
Insert: "903.2.9 Groups S-1 and S-2"
Insert: "...a group S-1 or S-2...occupancy"
Item 1. Revise to read: "Where a group S-1 or S-2 single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet including any mezzanines."
Item 2. Revise to read: "Where a group S-1 or S-2 fire area is located more than two stories above grade plane."
Item 3. Delete.
Insert: "Exception: One-story, group S-2 buildings meeting the requirements of section 507.3."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.9.1 Repair Garages.
Item 1. Delete: "...10,000..."
Insert: "...5,000..."
Item 2. Delete: "...12,000..."
Insert: "...5,000..."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.10 Parking Garages.
Rename section title: Parking Garages
Delete: "Group S-2"
Insert: "Parking Garages"
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.11.3 Buildings 50 Feet Or More In Height.
Rename section title: Delete: "55 feet"
Insert: "50 feet"
Delete: "...55 feet..."
Insert: "...50 feet..."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.3.1.1.1 Exempt Locations.
Delete: Exception 4.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - 903.3.5 Water Supplies.
Insert new section: "903.3.5.3 Hydraulic Design Safety Factor. All new sprinkler system designs shall include a safety factor of 5 pounds above the required operating pressure of any calculated system."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.4.1 Monitoring.
Delete: "...an approved supervising station...or proprietary supervising station..." or, when approved by the fire code official, shall sound an audible signal at a constantly attended location."
Insert: "...a remote supervising station at the Woodstock police department, via the city of Woodstock's radio network..."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.4.2 Alarms.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Approved audible and visual alarm appliances in the form of an approved 10-inch exterior bell and a white/clear, 75 cd, weatherproof strobe light shall be provided on the exterior of the building above the fire department sprinkler or standpipe connection; and, an approved 6-inch interior bell and a white 75 cd strobe light shall be provided within the building immediately outside of the sprinkler riser room when one is present or in a location approved by the fire department. These appliances shall only activate with the activation of a water-flow alarm device which shall be activated within 90-seconds by water flow equivalent to the flow of a single sprinkler of the smallest orifice size in the system. Where a fire alarm system is installed, actuation of the automatic fire sprinkler system shall actuate the building fire alarm system."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.4.3 Floor Control Valves.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Approved water-flow alarm devices and approved supervised indicating control valves shall be provided at the point of connection to the riser on each floor of the building."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.6 Room Identification And Lighting.
Insert: "903.6 General. All doors providing access to fire sprinkler riser control valves rooms and the main fire alarm control panel room shall be labeled in accordance with section F 510.1 (as amended) of the international fire code. Illumination shall be provided within all fire sprinkler and fire alarm control rooms, and in the immediate vicinity of all equipment not provided within a dedicated room, in accordance with section 1006.1."
Alternative Automatic Fire-Extinguishing Systems - Section 904.3.5 Monitoring.
Insert: "...The building fire alarm system shall be supervised as required in 903.4.1 as amended above. When a fire alarm system is not provided within the building, any provided required alternative fire extinguishing system shall be monitored as required in 903.4.1 as amended above."
Standpipe Systems - Section 905.3.1 Building Height.
Delete: "...30 feet..." two locations
Insert: "...18 feet..." two locations
Standpipe Systems - Section 905.4 Location Of Class I Standpipe Hose Connection.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Class I standpipe hose connections, consisting of a 21/2 inch valve and connection with a 21/2 inch by 11/2 inch reducing cap, shall be provided in all of the following locations:"
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.1.4 Secondary Power Supply.
Insert: "907.1.4. Secondary Power Supply. All fire alarm control equipment shall be provided with 60-hours of secondary power supply."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.1.5 Duct Smoke Detection. (New Section)
Insert: "907.1.5. Duct Smoke Detection. Duct smoke detection provided or required by this, or other applicable codes, shall receive their power directly from an initiating device circuit or signal line circuit from the building fire alarm control unit when one is provided.
Duct smoke detectors shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and shall be located within the building space in ambient conditions consistent with the listing of the duct detector.
Duct detectors shall be provided with remote alarm indicators and test switches located as directed by the city of Woodstock."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.1.6 Automatic Fire Alarm System.
Insert: "907.1.6. Automatic Fire Alarm System. Where an automatic fire alarm system is required, detection shall be provided in accordance with NFPA 72 throughout all occupiable spaces within the building, and those areas required by other codes or standards."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Sections 907.2.1 Group A, 907.2.2 Group B, And 907.2.4 Group F.
Delete: Exception.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.2.3 Group E.
Delete: Exceptions 3 and 4.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - 907.2.7 Group M.
Delete: Exception 2.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.2.8.1 Group R-1 Manual Fire Alarm System.
Delete: Exception 2.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.2.9 Group R-2.
Item 1. Delete: "...three..."
Insert: "...two..."
Delete item 3.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.6.3.1 Fire Alarm Annunciators.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "907.6.3.1 Fire Alarm Annunciators. When the main fire alarm control equipment is not located at the entrance to the building used by the fire district, a remote annunciator, compatible with the fire alarm control unit, shall be provided in a location approved by the fire district."
"Fire alarm annunciators shall have the capability, when activated by the fire district with the use of a key, to provide the following functions:
1.   Alarm acknowledgment.
2.   Alarm silence.
3.   Alarm reset."
Annunciation At Multi-Tenant Buildings. Annunciation from multiple tenant building shall be provided when a fire alarm control unit supervises signals from multiple tenant spaces or dwelling unit buildings, each with their own individual entrance, in a one-story building, the following requirements shall apply:
1.   Each tenant space, or dwelling unit entrance, shall be provided with an exterior mounted, weatherproof, clear or nominal white lens, 75 cd strobe light over the main entrance to the space.
2.   Tenant space, or dwelling unit common area, initiating devices and notification appliances shall be zoned separately by the fire alarm control unit.
3.   In buildings provided with an automatic sprinkler system, water-flow activation in a specific tenant space, or dwelling unit area, shall report as a water-flow activation from the space.
4.   Exception: Area detection throughout the tenant space may be substituted for item 3 if the area detection reports an activation from the space. The exception does not apply to dwelling unit buildings.
5.   Upon activation of an initiating device, with the exception of a water-flow device, within a tenant space or dwelling unit common area, the notification appliances within the space, and the exterior strobe shall activate for the space.
6.   Upon the activation of a water-flow device in any tenant space, dwelling unit area, or the main water-flow device if provided, all interior and exterior notification appliances shall activate.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.6.4 Zones.
Delete: Current section verbiage but maintain the exception.
Insert: "For conventional (zone) fire alarm control panels, each floor of a building shall be zoned separately and each type of device shall be zoned separately on each floor. A zone shall not exceed 22,500 square feet. The length of any zone shall not exceed 300-feet in any direction.
For addressable fire alarm control units, point identification shall be provided for each initiating device shall be addressed separately except that like supervisory devices, with the exception of fire pump monitoring, may be on a single identification address if located within the same room or space subject to the approval of the fire code official.
Each duct smoke detector shall be installed on its own zone or address."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.6.6 Monitoring.
Delete: Current text.
Insert: "Where a fire alarm system is required by this chapter, the system shall be monitored in accordance with 903.4.1 as amended."
Fire Department Connections - Section 912.3 Hose Threads.
Insert: "All required fire department connections shall be provided with two- 21/2 inch connections with NST threads."
Fire Department Connections - Section 912.7 Fire Hydrant Location.
Insert: "A fire hydrant, on a 6-inch (minimum size) distribution water main served by the municipal water system, shall be located within 100 feet of the fire department connection in a location approved by the Woodstock fire/rescue district."
Doors, Gates And Turnstiles - Section 1010.1.9.3 Locks And Latches.
Delete: Item 2.
Accessibility - Chapter 11.
Delete: Chapter 11 and any reference to accessibility within the international building code. All accessibility references shall be deferred to the Illinois accessibility code (current version).
Flood Loads - Section 1612.3 Establishment Of Flood Hazard Areas.
Insert (seventh line): "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
Insert (seventh line): "6/11/1982"
Footings And Foundations - Section 1809.12, 1810.3.2.4 (Timber Footings) and 1807.1.4 (Permanent Wood Foundations Systems).
Delete: All sections.
General Construction Requirements - Section 2304.14 Fire-Resistance Rating.
Insert: "2304.14 Fire-Resistance Rating. Where conventional light-frame wood construction, prefabricated wood- I-joist, structural composite lumber, structural glue-laminated timber, or similar structural wood components are utilized for floor construction, such construction shall be afforded a fire-resistance rating of not less than 1 hour.
Exception: Where the underside of the floor construction is protected with an approved fire sprinkler system in accordance with section 903.3.1.1 or 903.3.1.2 the fire-resistance rating is not required."
General - Section 2701.1 Scope.
Delete: "...provisions of the ICC electrical code."
Insert: "...provisions of the national electrical code/the edition as adopted by the city of Woodstock."
General - Section 2901.1 Scope.
Delete: "...the international plumbing code..."
Insert: "...the Illinois state plumbing code..."
Hoistway Enclosures - Section 3002.4 Elevator Car To Accommodate Ambulance Stretcher.
Delete: "Where elevators are provided in buildings four or more stories above grade or four or more stories below grade,..."
Insert: "Where a building is provided with an elevator, or a building exceeds two stories above grade, or a building exceeds two stories below grade,..."
Machine Rooms - Section 3005.5 Shunt Trip.
Delete: "...section 3-9.4..."
Insert: "...section 21.4..."
Section 3009 Periodic Tests And Inspections.
Insert: "3009.1 Required. Acceptance tests and/or inspections shall be provided on all equipment covered by chapter 30 as follows:
1.   On all new, relocated and altered equipment subject to the provisions of this chapter.
2.   Annually on all existing equipment."
Insert: "3009.2 Test And Inspection Requirements. The minimum requirements for the inspection and test of the equipment subject to this chapter shall conform to the following:
1.   Elevators, dumbwaiters and escalators shall be inspected and tested in accordance with ASME A17.1 listed in chapter 35.
2.   Freight lifts and amusement devices shall be inspected and tested to assure the load capacity and safe operation of the equipment. The tests shall cover all operating protectives and safety devices, structural adequacy of the supports, and anchorage to floors, walls, ceilings and foundations.
3.   Manlifts shall be inspected and tested in accordance with ASME A90.1 listed in chapter 35.
4.   Miscellaneous hoisting and elevating equipment shall be subjected to tests and inspections as required by the code official to ensure safe operation.
5.   Conveyors and related equipment shall be inspected and tested in accordance with ASME B20.1 listed in chapter 35."
Insert: "3009.3 Fees. All fees for plan review, acceptance testing and annual inspections of equipment subject to this chapter shall be borne by the building owner subject to the fee schedule approved by the city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois."
Insert: "3009.4 Certificate Of Compliance. A certificate of compliance will be prepared by the city of Woodstock upon the satisfactory inspection or test for all equipment subject to this chapter. The owner or lessee of the equipment shall post the certificate in a conspicuous place or shall indicate where the certificate is located for viewing."
Signs - Section 3107.1 General.
Insert: "All signs shall be subject to the applicable regulations contained in the city of Woodstock unified development ordinance which shall apply wherever in conflict with this code."
Chapter 35 Reference Standards.
The following referenced standards are hereby amended by using the edition indicated:
   NFPA 11: 2016
   NFPA 12: 2015
   NFPA 12A: 2015
   NFPA 13: 2016
   NFPA 13D: 2016
   NFPA 13R: 2016
   NFPA 14: 2016
   NFPA 20: 2016
   NFPA 30: 2015
   NFPA 31: 2016
   NFPA 32: 2016
   NFPA 40: 2016
   NFPA 72: 2016
   NFPA 80: 2016
   NFPA 85: 2015
   NFPA 105: 2016
   NFPA 110: 2016
   NFPA 111: 2016
   NFPA 211: 2016
   NFPA 265: 2015
   NFPA 276: 2015
   NFPA 409: 2016
   NFPA 418: 2016
   NFPA 701: 2015
   NFPA 1124: 2013
(Ord. 16-O-23, 4-5-2016)
7.1.3: ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES TO BUILDING CODE OF CITY OF WOODSTOCK:
   A.   Smoke Detectors: Every single-family and two-family residence shall have at least one approved smoke detector installed on every floor of the dwelling unit, including basements. Required smoke detectors shall be provided with A/C power from the building's power supply. Wiring shall be permanent and without a disconnecting switch other than those required for overcurrent protection.
It shall be the responsibility of the owner of a structure to supply and install all required smoke detectors. In rental units, it shall be the tenant's responsibility to test and provide general maintenance for the detectors within the tenant's dwelling unit, and to notify the owner or the owner's agent of any deficiencies which the tenant cannot correct. The owner shall be responsible for providing one tenant per dwelling unit with written information regarding detector testing and maintenance.
The tenant shall be responsible for replacement of any required batteries in the smoke detector in the tenant's unit, except that the owner shall ensure that the smoke detector is in operating condition when the tenant takes occupancy. (Ord. 2395, 2-2-1993)
   B.   Amendments To The 2015 International Residential Building Code For One- And Two- Family Dwellings Amendments: Are as follows:
Section R302.3 is amended as follows:
Two-Family Dwellings. Dwelling units in two-family dwellings shall be separated from each other by wall and/or floor assemblies having not less than a two (2) hour fire-resistance rating when tested in accordance with ASTME 119. Fire-resistance rated floor-assemblies shall extend to and be tight against the exterior wall and wall assemblies shall extend to the underside of the roof sheathing. There are no exceptions to this requirement.
Section R302.5.1 is amended as follows:
Openings from a private garage directly into a room used for sleeping purposes are not permitted. Openings between the garage and the residence shall be equipped with a minimum one (1) hour fire-rated door.
Section R302.6 is amended as follows:
The garage shall be separated from the residence and its attic area by not less than 5/8" inch type X gypsum board applied to the garage side.
Section R305.1 is amended as follows:
Minimum Height. Habitable rooms, hallways, corridors, bathrooms, toilet rooms, and laundry rooms shall have a ceiling height of not less than eight (8) feet. The required height shall be measured from the finish floor to the lowest projection from the ceiling.
Section R313 is deleted in its entirety.
Sections R402, R403, R404, R405, R406 and R504 are revised by deleting all references to "wood foundations."
Section R506.1 is amended as follows:
General. Concrete slab-on-ground floors shall be a minimum of three and one- half (31/2") inches thick (for expansive soils, see section R402.2). The minimum thickness for the required slab in a crawl space shall be two (2") inches.
Chapters 11 through 43 are deleted in their entirety.
(Ord. 16-O-22, 4-5-2016)
7.1.4: CURRENT ASSESSMENT OF REAL ESTATE:
   A.   Upon issuance of a certificate of occupancy pursuant to the ordinances of the City, the building inspector shall file an executed certificate of occupancy with the McHenry County Supervisor of Assessments.
   B.   The City shall obtain from the McHenry assessments a receipt showing that the certificate of occupancy has been duly filed and that the property is subject to increased assessment from the date of issuance of the certificate on a proportionate basis for the year in which the improvement was completed. Duplicate of the receipt shall be forwarded to the owner of the property. (1986 Code)
7.1.5: PRIVATE DWELLING INSPECTION FEES:
(Rep. by Ord. 08-O-74, 12-2-2008, eff. 1-1-2009)
7.1.6: SURVEY REQUIRED:
When a principal building has been permitted and is under construction, the building permit holder shall provide the building inspector with a survey indicating the location of the building's footing on the building lot. Said survey shall be prepared by an Illinois registered surveyor, and shall be submitted to the building inspector after required footings have been placed, but prior to the pouring and/or installation of a building foundation. It shall be the responsibility of the permit holder to have the required survey prepared and submitted, and to schedule a foundation prepour inspection with the building inspector prior to the pouring and/or installation of a foundation. (Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
7.1.7: PERMIT REQUIRED AND FEES:
No construction, alteration, excavation or demolition shall be allowed unless and until a building permit authorizing such construction, alteration, excavation or demolition is issued by the Building and Zoning Department. A permit shall not be issued unless the proposed activity is in compliance with the codes and ordinances of the City and the required fees are paid. When any work requiring a building permit starts prior to the issuance of a required permit, the building fees shall be a minimum of fifty dollars ($50.00) or doubled, whichever amount is greater. The schedule of fees is as follows and shall supersede any previously adopted fees:
   A.   Building Fee:
Residential - new construction: $0.20 per square foot of a dwelling unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction.
Residential accessory structures:
 
Sheds/gazebo s
$25.00
Decks
40.00
Garages
75.00
 
Nonresidential - new construction: $0.15 per square foot of a unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction, plus costs incurred by the City for specialized plan review, engineering, and inspection activity.
Nonresidential accessory structures: $0.15 per square foot of a new nonresidential accessory unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction.
   B.   Additions, Remodeling:
Residential - alterations or remodeling:
 
Construction Value
Fee
$0.00 - $2,000.00
$15.00
$2,001.00 - $8,000.00
50.00
$8,001.00
Same as new construction
 
Nonresidential - alterations or remodeling:
 
Construction Value
Fee
$0.00 - $2,000.00
$15.00
$2,001.00 - $8,000.00
50.00
$8,001.00
Same as new construction
 
   C.   Plan Review: For projects having a construction value of $10,000.00 or more:
Residential - new construction, alterations, or remodeling: $100.00 per dwelling unit or structure.
Nonresidential - new construction, alterations, or remodeling: $250.00 per unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction.
   D.   Electrical:
Residential - service upgrade, alterations, or remodeling: $50.00 per dwelling unit or structure.
Residential - new construction: $100.00 per dwelling unit.
Nonresidential - service upgrade, alterations or remodeling: $100.00 per unit or structure.
Nonresidential - new construction: $200.00 per new nonresidential unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction.
   E.   Plumbing:
Residential - service upgrade, alterations or remodeling: $50.00 per dwelling unit or structure.
Residential - new construction: $100.00 per dwelling unit.
Nonresidential - service upgrade, alterations or remodeling: $100.00 per unit or structure.
Nonresidential - new construction: $200.00 per nonresidential unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction.
   F.   Heating, Mechanical, Ventilation, And Air Conditioning:
Residential - upgrades or alterations: $50.00 per dwelling unit or structure.
Residential - new construction or remodeling: $50.00 per dwelling unit or structure, plus $25.00 per appliance.
Nonresidential - upgrades or alterations: $100.00 per unit or structure, plus $15.00 per each ton air conditioning unit.
Nonresidential - new construction or remodeling: $200.00 per nonresidential unit or structure, including shell construction and/or build-out construction, plus $10.00 per flue and per air conditioning unit, plus $50.00 per appliance.
Commercial kitchen hood system: $100.00.
   G.   Fences: $20.00.
   H.   Swimming Pools: Over 1,000 gallons: $50.00 plus applicable electrical permit fees.
   I.   Elevators: Plan review fee of $100.00 per unit.
New inspections: $100.00 per unit.
Annual follow up inspections: $75.00 per unit.
   J.   Demolition:
Residential - principal building or structure: $100.00.
Nonresidential - principal building or structure: $250.00 plus $0.10 per square foot of floor area.
A cash deposit in the amount of $2,500.00 shall be required to assure the filling in of any below grade areas and the restoration and completion of measures necessary to restore the site to a safe condition. A bond indemnifying, keeping, and holding the city of Woodstock harmless against any loss, damage, judgment, or liability of any kind which the city may suffer from or on account of such demolition is required and shall be in the sum of $50,000.00 for structures not more than 3 stories in height and $100,000.00 for structures more than 3 stories in height.
   K.   Building Relocation:
 
Residential - principal building or structure
$100.00
Nonresidential - principal building or structure
250.00
 
   L.   Temporary Certificate Of Occupancy:
 
Residential
100.00
Nonresidential
250.00
 
   M.   Certificate Of Occupancy:
 
Residential
50.00
Nonresidential
100.00
 
   N.   Inspections: In addition to all fees contained herein, the following fees shall be charged for additional inspections due to faulty workmanship, faulty materials, or incomplete work, and shall be paid prior to a final inspection or the issuance of a certificate of occupancy:
 
Initial inspection
No fee
First reinspection
No fee
Second reinspection
$25.00
 
Each additional reinspection: $50.00 or inspector's hourly rate of compensation for a minimum time period of 1 hour or portion thereof, whichever is greater.
   O.   Reserved.
   P.   Reserved.
   Q.   Reserved.
   R.   Water Connection Fees:
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   S.   Water Meter Fees:
 
5/8 inch meter with remote reader
220.00
3/4 inch meter with remote reader
250.00
1 inch meter with remote reader
300.00
11/2 inch meter with remote reader
500.00
 
   T.   Water Tap Fee:
 
First 1 inch tap
10.00
Additional taps
5.00
 
   U.   Sewer Connection Fees:
 
Efficiency, studio, 1 bedroom apartment
415.00
2 and 3 bedroom apartments
830.00
Single-family dwelling
970.00
For each commercial/industrial structure with:
  less than a 1 inch meter
970.00
  less than a 1 1/2 inch meter
1,600.00
  less than a 2 inch meter
3,190.00
  a 2 inch meter
5,100.00
  larger than a 2 inch meter - fee is based on a unit charge of $2.69 per gallon per day for all gallons over 350 gallons per day as determined by metered consumption data supplied by the owner/developer
 
   V.   Sewer Connection Inspection:    $10.00 per connection
   W.   Fire Protection Systems:
 
1.
Sprinkler Systems:
a.   Pipe schedule sprinkler system review fee
$75.00
b.   Hydraulically calculated systems review fee
The cost of the plan review
c.   Inspection and testing fees for fire sprinkler systems:
      Underground lead-in flushing
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Hydraulic testing/inspection
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Final system inspection
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Dry system add on
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Antifreeze system add on
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Deluge system add on
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Fire pump testing
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Preaction system inspection
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
      Each additional site inspection
$25.00 per hour, with a $25.00 minimum
2.
Fire Alarm Systems:
a.   Review fee:
      Minimum fee (includes 10 initiating and 10 alarm devices)
$100.00
      Each additional initiating and/or alarm device
$1.00
b.   Testing fee
$30.00 per hour, with a 3 hour minimum
3.
Other Fixed Fire Suppression Systems:
a.   Review fee
The cost of the plan review
b.   Fire suppression system final inspection
$30.00 per hour, with a 3 hour minimum
c.   Reinspection of fire suppression system
$30.00 per hour, with a 2 hour minimum
d.   Administrative fee for all fire protection system reviews
$100.00
 
(Ord. 2462, 3-15-1994, eff. 4-1-1994; amd. Ord. 2569, 7-18-1995; Ord. 99-O-8, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999; Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999; Ord. 03-O-08, 1-21-2003; Ord. 17-O-64, 7-18-2017)
7.1.8: BUILDING OPERATION:
No construction or alteration operations shall be conducted before the hour of seven o'clock (7:00) A.M. or after the hour of nine o'clock (9:00) P.M. Monday through Saturday, or before the hour of ten o'clock (10:00) A.M. or after the hour of five o'clock (5:00) P.M. on Sundays or legal holidays, if such operation by its nature will alarm or disturb another or create a disturbance of the peace. Legal holidays shall consist of New Year's Day, Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. (Ord. 2591, 10-3-1995; amd. Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
7.1.9: DESIGN STANDARDS:
   A.   Compliance: No building permit required by this chapter shall be issued unless the provisions of this chapter and chapter 8 of this title, pertaining to the Central Business District Commission and the Site Plan Review Commission, respectively, have been complied with. (Ord. 2395, 2-2-1993; amd. Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
   B.   Monotony Regulations:
      1.   No building permit shall be issued for any new single-family detached dwelling unit or duplex dwelling unit, which is similar in appearance to any dwelling on the same street and within a distance of three hundred feet (300') of it.
      2.   A dwelling unit on a corner lot may be considered dissimilar to another if the two (2) dwellings face different streets. On a cul-de-sac turnaround, no dwelling shall be similar in appearance to another dwelling on the turnaround.
      3.   For purposes of measurement, the three hundred foot (300') separation distance shall be measured between the nearest points on a lot or parcel line.
      4.   For purposes of this subsection, the term "similar in appearance" shall mean a dwelling which is identical or nearly identical. A variety of characteristics, including, but not limited to, roof type and height, location of windows and doors, and location and measurements of garage doors, may be used when determining the presence of monotony.
      5.   If lots within three hundred feet (300') of each other have different housing styles, including, but not limited to, ranch, bilevel, trilevel, one and one-half (11/2) story, two-story or three-story, the difference in housing styles may be significant enough to constitute a dissimilarity.
      6.   Snout houses, as well as similar residential dwellings where a front load garage is the dominant feature of a front facade, are discouraged.
      7.   The regulations set forth in this subsection B shall be administered by the building inspector and compliance with said regulations shall be determined when an application for building plan approval and permit issuance has been submitted to the City for approval. (Ord. 07-O-33, 4-3-2007)
   C.   Portion Of Driveway Between Edge Of Street And Property Line: That portion of a driveway serving a property, located between the edge of the street pavement or back of curb and the edge of the property line or sidewalk in front of said property, shall be constructed of concrete, brick, asphalt or other acceptable paving material approved by the development engineer. (Ord. 2395, 2-2-1993; amd. Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
   D.   Siltation Fencing: Sites used for new construction activity or similar land disturbing activities shall be protected with siltation fencing and/or similar measures in order to control and minimize soil erosion and sedimentation. (Ord. 2451, 12-21-1993, eff. 1-2-1994; amd. Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
7.1.10: DEMOLITION OF BUILDINGS:
No building may be demolished or razed unless a permit has been issued by the building inspector. Applications for such a permit shall include the following:
   A.   A description of the structure to be demolished and the method and procedure of its proposed demolition.
   B.   A cash deposit of one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) to assure the filling in of any below grade areas and completion of other measures necessary to restore the premises to a safe condition following completion of the proposed demolition.
   C.   Releases from all utility companies serving the premises stating that their respective services have been terminated in a safe and approved manner.
   D.   Such other information as may be required by the building inspector. (Ord. 2395, 2-2-1993; amd. Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
7.1.11: FENCES:
(Rep. by Ord. 06-O-93, 12-5-2006)
7.1.12: APPEALS:
Appeals to a decision of the Building and Zoning Officer and/or building inspector may be presented to and recommended by the Board of Building Construction and approved by the City Council. (Ord. 2395, 2-2-1993; amd. Ord. 99-O-9, 2-2-1999, eff. 4-1-1999)
7.1.13: PERMIT EXPIRATION:
Except as otherwise provided herein, all building permits shall become invalid and expire if authorized work is not commenced or substantial progress has not been made within six (6) months of permit issuance, or if the authorized work is suspended or abandoned for six (6) months following the commencement of such work. "Substantial progress" is defined as construction which has proceeded to at least the inspection of framing, plumbing and wiring before the enclosure of the interior walls. In the event substantial progress has been made, the permit shall be valid for a period of eighteen (18) months following its issuance.
A sign permit shall become invalid and expire after one hundred twenty (120) days following its issuance.
After a building or sign permit has expired, no work may be undertaken unless the permit has been extended or a new permit has been issued. A permit holder may request, in writing, an extension of a building or sign permit for up to an additional six (6) months, provided that said request is submitted at least thirty (30) days prior to the permit expiration date. The City Manager may, in his or her sole discretion, grant a permit extension or may waive the 30-day notice requirement if the permit holder can show good cause for not completing said work or for not submitting the request in a timely manner. However, notwithstanding this section, the City is not obligated to extend any permit. (Ord. 17-O-64, 7-18-2017)
7.1.14: ADOPTION OF FIRE PREVENTION CODE:
   A.   Adoption Of Code: The International Fire Code, 2015 edition, be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Prevention Code for the City, for the control of buildings, structures and premises as provided herein; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said International Fire Code, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this section, with additions, insertions, deletions, and changes prescribed in subsection B of this section. All other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed. (Ord. 99-O-27, 5-18-1999; amd. Ord. 03-O-45, 6-17-2003; Ord. 08-O-76, 12-2-2008, eff. 1-1-2009; Ord. 16-O-24, 4-5-2016)
   B.   Additions, Insertions, And Changes: The following sections of the international fire code, 2015 edition, are hereby revised as follows:
General - Section 101.1 Title.
Insert (second line): "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
General - Section 101.6 Referenced Codes And Standards.
Insert: "101.6 Referenced Codes And Standards. Where the following codes and standards are indicated within the international fire code they shall be replaced as indicated:
1.   International plumbing code - replace with the Illinois state plumbing code (latest edition)
2.   ICC electrical code - replace with the national electrical code (the edition as adopted by the city of Woodstock)"
General Authority And Responsibilities - Section 104.1 General.
Insert at end: "The code official, however, is authorized to approve minor building alterations, improvements, or changes after making a determination that such alterations, improvements, or changes do not affect the safety or structural integrity of a building or structure or negate the intent of these regulations."
Permits - Section 105.1.1 Permits Required.
Insert: "Permits required by this code, or by the Woodstock city code..."
Maintenance - Section 107.2.1 Test And Inspection Reports.
Insert: "...filed with the fire code official. Contractors conducting required periodic testing shall forward to the city of Woodstock department of building & zoning, copies of required test and inspection records as follows:
1.   Within 10 business days following the required test and inspection if there are no impairments found during the testing and inspection of the system or equipment.
2.   Within 3 business days following the required test and inspection if the testing and inspection indicates any impairment(s) to the system or equipment."
Board Of Appeals - Section 108 Board Of Appeals.
Delete: Sections 108.1 through 108.3.
Insert: "108.1 Board Of Building Construction: Any person shall have the right to appeal to the city of Woodstock board of building construction a decision of the application and interpretation of this code by the code official. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted or the provisions of this code do not fully apply.
The establishment of the board of building construction, its membership and their terms, frequency of meetings, and the board's powers and duties shall be as indicated in the city code of the city of Woodstock."
Violations - Section 109.3 Violation Penalties.
Section 109.3
Insert: Offense "misdemeanor"
Insert: Amount "$500.00"
Delete: "...or by imprisonment not exceeding (number of days), or both such fine and imprisonment."
Stop Work Order - Section 111.4 Failure To Comply.
Insert: "...$25.00 or more than $500.00 dollars."
Definitions - Section 502.1 Definitions.
Fire Lane: Insert: "...other than fire apparatus. Fire lanes shall be constructed of an asphalt or concrete surface capable of supporting a vehicle weight of 75,000 pounds and shall be of a design approved by the city engineer."
Fire Apparatus Access Roads - Section 503.2.3 Surface.
Insert: "...driving capabilities. Fire apparatus access roads shall be constructed of an asphalt or concrete surface capable of supporting a vehicle weight of 75,000 pounds and shall be of a design approved by the city engineer."
Key Boxes - Section 506.1 Where Required.
Delete: "...The key box shall be of an approved type and shall contain keys to gain access as required by the code official."
Insert: "...in an accessible location. The key box shall be purchased from the Woodstock fire/rescue district and shall be installed in a location approved by the fire district. Building master and fire alarm system access keys shall be provided as requested by the fire department."
Fire Department Access To Equipment - Section 509.1 Identification And Lighting.
Insert: "509.1 Identification And Lighting."
Delete: Current verbiage.
Insert: "All doors providing access to fire sprinkler riser control valves rooms and the main fire alarm control panel room shall be labeled "Fire Sprinkler Controls" and/or "Fire Alarm Controls" as appropriate. Illumination shall be provided within all fire sprinkler and fire alarm control rooms, and in the immediate vicinity of all equipment not provided within a dedicated room, in accordance with section 1008.1."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.1 General.
Delete: First paragraph.
Insert: 903.1 General
Automatic sprinkler systems shall comply with this section. New construction activity (excluding the remodeling or alteration of existing buildings and structures and not involving a change in use) for all use groups having a fire area exceeding five-thousand (5,000) or more square feet shall be required to install an automatic sprinkler system, except as follows:
When additions are made to an existing building or structure having an existing fire area of five-thousand (5,000) square feet or less, and when such additions result in the building or structure having an aggregate fire area of seventy-five-hundred (7,500) or more square feet, an automatic sprinkler system is required and shall be provided.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.1 Group A-1.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.2 Group A-2.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.3 Group A-3.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.1.4 Group A-4.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.3 Group E.
Subsection 1: Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Where a single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Delete: Exception
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.4 Group F-1 And F-2.
Insert: "903.2.4 Groups F-1 And F-2"
Insert: "...a group F-1 or F-2..."
Item 1. Revise to read: "Where a group F-1 or F-2 single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Item 2. Revise to read: "Where a group F-1 or F-2 fire area is located more than two stories above grade plane."
Item 3. Delete.
Insert: "Exception: One-story, group F-2 buildings meeting the requirements of section 507.3."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.7 Group B Or M.
Insert: "903.2.7 Groups B or M"
Insert: "a group B or M..."
Item 1. Revise to read: "Where a group B or M single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet."
Item 2. Revise to read: "Where a group B or M fire area is located more than two stories above grade plane."
Item 3. Delete.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.9 Group S-1 And S-2.
Insert: "903.2.9 Groups S-1 And S-2"
Insert: "...a group S-1 or S-2..."
Item 1. Revise to read: "Where a group S-1 or S-2 single fire area, aggregate of all fire areas, or where the aggregate area of a building or structure separated by a fire wall or fire walls, exceeds 5,000 square feet including any mezzanines."
Item 2. Revise to read: "Where a group S-1 or S-2 fire area is located more than two stories above grade plane."
Item 3. Delete.
Insert: "Exception: One-story, group S-2 buildings meeting the requirements of section 507.3."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.9.1 Repair Garages.
Item 1. Delete: "...10,000..."
Insert: "...5,000..."
Item 2. Delete: "...12,000..."
Insert: "...5,000..."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.10 Parking Garages.
Rename section title: Delete: "Group S-2"
Insert: "Parking Garages"
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.2.11.3 Buildings 50 Feet Or More In Height.
Rename section title: Delete: "55 feet"
Insert: "50 feet"
Delete: "...55 feet..."
Insert: "...50 feet..."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.3.1.1.1 Exempt Locations.
Delete: Exception 4.
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - 903.3.5 Water Supplies.
Insert new section: "903.3.5.3 Hydraulic Design Safety Factor. All new sprinkler system designs shall include a safety factor of 5 pounds above the required operating pressure of any calculated system."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.4.1 Monitoring.
Delete: "...an approved supervising station...or proprietary supervising station..." or, when approved by the fire code official, shall sound an audible signal at a constantly attended location."
Insert: "...a remote supervising station at the Woodstock police department, via the city of Woodstock's radio network..."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.4.2 Alarms.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Approved audible and visual alarm appliances in the form of an approved 10-inch exterior bell and a white/clear, 75 cd, weatherproof strobe light shall be provided on the exterior of the building above the fire department sprinkler or standpipe connection; and, an approved 6-inch interior bell and a white 75 cd strobe light shall be provided within the building immediately outside of the sprinkler riser room when one is present or in a location approved by the fire department. These appliances shall only activate with the activation of a water-flow alarm device which shall be activated within 90-seconds by water flow equivalent to the flow of a single sprinkler of the smallest orifice size in the system . Where a fire alarm system is installed, actuation of the automatic fire sprinkler system shall actuate the building fire alarm system."
Automatic Sprinkler Systems - Section 903.4.3 Floor Control Valves.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Approved water-flow alarm devices and approved supervised indicating control valves shall be provided at the point of connection to the riser on each floor of the building."
Alternative Automatic Fire-Extinguishing Systems - Section 904.3.5 Monitoring.
Insert: "...The building fire alarm system shall be supervised as required in 903.4.1 as amended above. When a fire alarm system is not provided within the building, any provided required alternative fire extinguishing system shall be monitored as required in 903.4.1 as amended above."
Standpipe Systems - Section 905.3.1 Building Height.
Delete: "...30 feet..." two locations
Insert: "...18 feet..." two locations
Standpipe Systems - Section 905.4 Location Of Class I Standpipe Hose Connection.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "Class I standpipe hose connections, consisting of a 21/2 inch valve and connection with a 21/2 inch by 11/2 inch reducing cap, shall be provided in all of the following locations:"
Portable Fire Extinguishers - Section 906.1 Where Required.
Delete: "...installed in the following locations."
Insert: "...installed in all building and structures and the following locations."
Delete: Exception.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.1.4 Secondary Power Supply.
Insert: "907.1.4. Secondary Power Supply. All fire alarm control equipment shall be provided with 60-hours of secondary power supply."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.1.5 Duct Smoke Detection.
Insert: "907.1.5. Duct Smoke Detection. Duct smoke detection provided or required by this, or other applicable codes, shall receive their power directly from an initiating device circuit or signal line circuit from the building fire alarm control unit when one is provided.
Duct smoke detectors shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions and shall be located within the building space in ambient conditions consistent with the listing of the duct detector.
Duct detectors shall be provided with remote alarm indicators and test switches located as directed by the city of Woodstock."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.1.6 Automatic Fire Alarm System.
Insert: "907.1.6 Where an automatic fire alarm system is required, detection shall be provided in accordance with NFPA 72 throughout all occupiable spaces within the building, and those areas required by other codes or standards."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Sections 907.2.1 Group A, 907.2.2 Group B, And 907.2.4 Group F.
Delete: Exception.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.2.3 Group E.
Delete: Exceptions 3 and 4.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - 907.2.7 Group M.
Delete: Exception 2.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.2.8.1 Group R-1 Manual Fire Alarm System.
Delete: Exception 2.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.2.9 Group R-2.
Item 1. Delete: "...three ..."
Insert: "...two ..."
Delete item 3.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.6.3.1 Fire Alarm Annunciators.
Delete: Current section verbiage.
Insert: "907.6.3.1 When the main fire alarm control equipment is not located at the entrance to the building used by the fire district, a remote annunciator, compatible with the fire alarm control unit, shall be provided in a location approved by the fire district."
"Fire alarm annunciators shall have the capability, when activated by the fire district with the use of a key, to provide the following functions:
1.   Alarm acknowledgment.
2.   Alarm silence.
3.   Alarm reset."
Annunciation from multiple tenant building shall be provided when a fire alarm control unit supervises signals from multiple tenant spaces or dwelling unit buildings, each with their own individual entrance, in a one-story building, the following requirements shall apply:
1.   Each tenant space, or dwelling unit entrance, shall be provided with an exterior mounted, weatherproof, clear or nominal white lens, 75 cd strobe light over the main entrance to the space.
2.   Tenant space, or dwelling unit common area, initiating devices and notification appliances shall be zoned separately by the fire alarm control unit.
3.   In buildings provided with an automatic sprinkler system, waterflow activation in a specific tenant space, or dwelling unit area, shall report as a waterflow activation from the space. Exception: Area detection throughout the tenant space may be substituted for item 3 if the area detection reports an activation from the space. The exception does not apply to dwelling unit buildings.
4.   Upon activation of an initiating device, with the exception of a waterflow device, within a tenant space or dwelling unit common area, the notification appliances within the space, and the exterior red lens shall activate for the space.
5.   Upon the activation of a waterflow device in any tenant space, dwelling unit area, or the main waterflow device if provided, all interior and exterior notification appliances shall activate.
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.6.4 Zones.
Delete: Current section verbiage but maintain the exception.
Insert: "For conventional (zone) fire alarm control panels, each floor of a building shall be zoned separately and each type of device shall be zoned separately on each floor. A zone shall not exceed 22,500 square feet. The length of any zone shall not exceed 300-feet in any direction.
For addressable fire alarm control units, point identification shall be provided for each initiating device shall be addressed separately except that like supervisory devices, with the exception of fire pump monitoring, may be on a single identification address if located within the same room or space subject to the approval of the fire code official.
Each duct smoke detector shall be installed on its own zone or address."
Fire Alarm And Detection Systems - Section 907.6.6 Monitoring.
Delete: Current text.
Insert: "Where a fire alarm system is required by this chapter, the system shall be monitored in accordance with 903.4.1 as amended."
Fire Department Connections - Section 912.3 Hose Threads.
Insert: "All required fire department connections shall be provided with two- 21/2 inch connections with NST threads."
Fire Department Connections - Section 912.8 Fire Hydrant Location.
Insert: "A fire hydrant, on a 6-inch (minimum size) distribution water main served by the municipal water system, shall be located within 100 feet of the fire department connection in a location approved by the Woodstock fire/rescue district."
Doors, Gates And Turnstiles - Section 1010.1.9.3 Locks And Latches.
Delete: Item 2
Chapter 80 Reference Standards.
The following referenced standards are hereby amended by using the edition indicated:
   NFPA 02: 2016
   NFPA 11: 2016
   NFPA 12: 2015
   NFPA 12A: 2015
   NFPA 13: 2016
   NFPA 13D: 2016
   NFPA 13R: 2016
   NFPA 14: 2016
   NFPA 20: 2016
   NFPA 24: 2016
   NFPA 31: 2016
   NFPA 32: 2016
   NFPA 35: 2016
   NFPA 40: 2016
   NFPA 55: 2016
   NFPA 56: 2014
   NFPA 72: 2016
   NFPA 80: 2016
   NFPA 105: 2016
   NFPA 110: 2016
   NFPA 111: 2016
   NFPA 160: 2016
   NFPA 211: 2016
   NFPA 265: 2015
   NFPA 303: 2016
   NFPA 326: 2015
   NFPA 400: 2016
   NFPA 409: 2016
   NFPA 410: 2015
   NFPA 701: 2015
   NFPA 914: 2015
   NFPA 1124: 2013
   NFPA 1126: 2016
Appendix B Fire-Flow Requirements For Buildings.
Appendix B shall be a mandatory requirement.
Appendix C Fire Hydrant Locations And Distribution.
Appendix C shall be a mandatory requirement.
(Ord. 16-O-24, 4-5-2016)
   C.   Establishment Of Limits: The limits in which the storage of explosive materials is prohibited are hereby established as follows: (Ord. 99-O-27, 5-18-1999; amd. Ord. 03-O-45, 6-17-2003)
"That the storage, handling or use of explosives within the city of Woodstock is prohibited without special and specific approval of the city council of the city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois."
(Ord. 99-O-27, 5-18-1999)
7.1.15: ADOPTION OF MECHANICAL CODE:
   A.   Adoption: The international mechanical code, 2015 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the mechanical code for the city, for the control of buildings and structures as provided herein; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said international mechanical code, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this section, with additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in subsection B of this section. (Ord. 99-O-28, 5-18-1999; amd. Ord. 03-O-46, 6-17-2003; Ord. 08-O-75, 12-2-2008, eff. 1-1-2009; Ord. 16-O-21, 4-5-2016)
   B.   Additions, Insertions, And Changes: The following sections of the international mechanical code, 2015 edition, are hereby revised as follows:
General - Section 101.1 Title.
Insert (second line): "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
Duties And Powers Of The Code Official - Section 104.2.
Insert at end: "The code official, however, is authorized to approve minor building alterations, improvements, or changes after making a determination that such alterations, improvements, or changes do not affect the safety or structural integrity of a building or structure or negate the intent of these regulations."
Permits - Section 106.5.2 Fee Schedule.
The current language in this section is deleted and replaced with the following: "The fees for mechanical work shall be as set forth by the Woodstock city council."
Permits - Section 106.5.3 Fee Refunds, is deleted in its entirety.
Violations - Section 108.4 Violation Penalties.
Insert: Offense "misdemeanor"
Insert: Amount "$500.00"
Delete: "...or by imprisonment not exceeding (number of days), or both such fine and imprisonment."
Violations - Section 108.5 Stop Work Orders.
Insert: "...$25.00 or more than $500.00 dollars."
Board Of Appeals - Section 109 Board Of Appeals.
Delete: Sections 109.1 through 109.7.
Insert: "109.1 Board Of Building Construction: Any person shall have the right to appeal to the city of Woodstock board of building construction a decision of the application and interpretation of this code by the code official. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted or the provisions of this code do not fully apply. The establishment of the board of building construction, its membership and their terms, frequency of meetings, and the board's powers and duties shall be as indicated in the city code of the city of Woodstock."
Chapter 15 Reference Standards.
The following referenced standards are hereby amended by using the edition indicated:
   NFPA 31: 2006
   NFPA 72: 2007
   NFPA 211: 2006
(Ord. 16-O-21, 4-5-2016)
7.1.16: ADOPTION OF PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE:
   A.   The international property maintenance code, 2015 edition, as published by the International Code Council, is hereby adopted as the property maintenance code for the city of Woodstock.
   B.   The international property maintenance code, 2015 edition, as herein adopted, is revised as follows:
      1.   All references to the international plumbing code are replaced with the Illinois state plumbing code. Plumbing standards and specifications set forth in the most recent edition of the Illinois state plumbing code shall supersede those found in the international property maintenance code as herein adopted.
      2.   All references to the ICC electrical code are replaced with national electrical code. Electrical standards and specifications set forth in the national electrical code, as adopted by the city of Woodstock, shall supersede those found in the international property maintenance code as herein adopted.
      3.   All references to the international zoning code are replaced with the zoning regulations set forth in the city of Woodstock unified development ordinance.
      4.   Section 101.1 Insert: city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois.
      5.   Section 103.5 Delete this section.
      6.   Section 302.4 Insert: eight (8") inches.
      7.   Section 304.14 Insert: April 1st and October 31st.
      8.   Sections 602.2, 602.3, and 602.4 are deleted.
(Ord. 16-O-22, 4-5-2016)
7.1.17: ADOPTION OF FUEL GAS CODE:
   A.   Adoption: The international fuel gas code, 2015 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the fuel gas code for the city, for the control of buildings and structures as provided herein; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said international fuel gas code, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this section, with additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in subsection B of this section.
   B.   Additions, Insertions, and Changes: The following sections of the international fuel gas code, 2015 edition, are hereby revised as follows:
General - Section 101.1 Title.
Insert (second line): "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
Duties And Powers Of The Code Official - Section 104.2 Application And Permits.
Insert at end: "The code official, however, is authorized to approve minor building alterations, improvements, or changes after making a determination that such alterations, improvements, or changes do not affect the safety or structural integrity of a building or structure or negate the intent of these regulations."
Permits - Section 106.6.2 Fee Schedule.
The current language in this section is deleted and replaced with the following: "The fees for mechanical work shall be as set forth by the Woodstock city council."
Permits - Section 106.6.3 Fee Refunds, is deleted in its entirety.
Violations - Section 108.4 Violation Penalties.
Insert: Offense "misdemeanor"
Insert: Amount "$500.00"
Delete: "...or by imprisonment not exceeding (number of days), or both such fine and imprisonment."
Violations - Section 108.5 Stop Work Orders.
Insert: "...$25.00 or more than $500.00 dollars."
Board Of Appeals - Section 109 Board Of Appeals.
Delete: Sections 109.1 through 109.7.
Insert: "109.1 Board Of Building Construction: Any person shall have the right to appeal to the city of Woodstock board of building construction a decision of the application and interpretation of this code by the code official. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder has been incorrectly interpreted or the provisions of this code do not fully apply. The establishment of the board of building construction, its membership and their terms, frequency of meetings, and the board's powers and duties shall be as indicated in the city code of the city of Woodstock."
(Ord. 16-O-21, 4-5-2016)
7.1.18: ADOPTION OF EXISTING BUILDING CODE:
   A.   Adoption: The international existing building code, 2015 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the existing building code for the city, for the control of buildings and structures as provided herein; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said international existing building code, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this section, with additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in subsection B of this section.
   B.   Additions, Insertions, And Changes: The following sections of the international existing building code, 2015 edition, are hereby revised as follows:
General - Section 101.1 Title.
Insert (second line): "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
Duties And Powers Of The Code Official - Section 104.2 Application And Permits.
Insert at end: "The code official, however, is authorized to approve minor building alterations, improvements, or changes after making a determination that such alterations, improvements, or changes do not affect the safety or structural integrity of a building or structure or negate the intent of these regulations."
Board Of Appeals - Section 112 Board Of Appeals.
Delete: Sections 112.1 through 112.7.
Insert: "112.1 Board Of Appeals. Any person shall have the right to appeal to the city of Woodstock board of building construction a decision of the application and interpretation of this code by the code official. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder has been incorrectly interpreted or the provisions of this code do not fully apply. The establishment of the board of building construction, its membership and their terms, frequency of meetings, and the board's powers and duties shall be as indicated in the city code of the city of Woodstock."
(Ord. 16-O-21, 4-5-2016)
7.1.19: ADOPTION OF SWIMMING POOL AND SPA CODE:
   A.   Adoption: The international swimming pool and spa code, 2015 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the swimming pool and spa code for the city, for the control of buildings and structures as provided herein; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said international swimming pool and spa code, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this section, with additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in subsection B of this section.
   B.   Additions, Insertions, And Changes: The following sections of the international swimming pool and spa code, 2015 edition, are hereby adopted as follows:
General - Section 101.1 Title.
Insert (second line): "city of Woodstock, McHenry County, Illinois"
Duties And Powers Of The Code Official - Section 104.2 Applications And Permits.
Insert at end: "The code official, however, is authorized to approve minor building alterations, improvements, or changes after making a determination that such alterations, improvements, or changes do not affect the safety or structural integrity of a building or structure or negate the intent of these regulations."
Board Of Appeals - Section 108 Board Of Appeals.
Delete: Sections 108.1 through 108.7.
Insert: "108.1 Means Of Appeal. Any person shall have the right to appeal to the city of Woodstock board of building construction a decision of the application and interpretation of this code by the code official. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder has been incorrectly interpreted or the provisions of this code do not fully apply.
The establishment of the board of building construction, its membership and their terms, frequency of meetings, and the board's powers and duties shall be as indicated in the city code of the city of Woodstock."
(Ord. 16-O-23, 4-5-2016)