CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

 


ARTICLE 1. FIRE LIMITS. 3

4-101. Fire limits established. 3

ARTICLE 2. BUILDING CODE. 4

4-201. Definitions. 4

4-202. International building code incorporated. 4

4-203. Amendments. 4

4-204. Additional provisions. 4

4-205. Building official; powers; duties. 5

4-206. Reserved. 5

4-207. Same; duties. 5

4-208. Same; powers. 5

4-209. Same; right of entry. 5

4-210. Clarification; modification. 6

4-211. Building permit required; application; approval. 6

4-212. Same; application information required. 6

4-213. Same; plans and specifications. 7

4-214. Same; fees. 7

4-215. Same; posting. 7

4-216. Certificate of approval. 7

4-217. Builder’s or building contractor’s license required. 8

4-218. Severability. 8

4-219. Certificates of Occupancy and Habitation. 8

4-220. Same; appeal. 9

4-221. Same; unlawful acts. 9

ARTICLE 3. ELECTRICAL CODE. 10

4-301. Definitions. 10

4-302. National electric code incorporated; modifications of Sedgwick County incorporated. 11

4-303. Additional provisions. 11

4-304. Building official; authority. 11

4-305. Same; duties. 11

4-306. Same; powers. 12

4-307. Same; right of entry. 12

4-308. Clarification; modification. 12

4-309. Electrical permit required; application; approval. 12

4-310. Same; application information required. 13

4-311. Same; plans and specifications. 14

4-312. Same; fees. 14

4-313. Same; posting. 14

4-314. Request for inspection. 14

4-315. Inspection; concealment of prior work. 15

4-316. Certificate of approval. 15

4-317. Connection to installations. 16

4-318. Condemnation; appeal. 16

4-319. Interference by unauthorized person. 16

4-320. Electrician’s or electrical contractor’s license required. 17

4-321. Same; exception. 17

4-322. Severability. 17

ARTICLE 4. MECHANICAL. 18

4-401. Definition of mechanical. 18

4-402. International mechanical code incorporated. 18

4-403. Additional provisions. 18

4-404. Building official; authority. 18

4-405. Same; duties. 18

4-406. Same; powers. 19

4-407. Same; right of entry. 19

4-408. Clarification; modification. 19

4-409. Mechanical permit required; exception. 19

4-410. Same; application information required. 20

4-411. Same; plans and specifications. 20

4-412. Same; fees. 21

4-413. Same; posting. 21

4-414. Request for inspection. 21

4-415. Inspection; concealment of prior work. 21

4-416. Certificate of approval. 22

4-417. Condemnation; appeal. 22

4-418. Mechanical contractor’s license required. 22

4-419. Same; exception. 23

4-420. Severability. 23

ARTICLE 5. PLUMBING AND GAS-FITTING CODE  24

4-501. Definition of plumbing. 24

4-502. Uniform plumbing code incorporated; modifications of Sedgwick County incorporated. 24

4-503. Additional provisions. 24

4-504. Building official; authority. 25

4-505. Same; duties. 25

4-506. Same; powers. 25

4-507. Same; right of entry. 25

4-508. Clarification; modification. 25

4-509. Plumbing permit required; exception. 26

4-510. Same; application information required. 26

4-511. Same; plans and specifications. 27

4-512. Same; fees. 27

4-513. Same; posting. 27

4-514. Request for inspection. 27

4-515. Inspection; concealment of prior work. 28

4-516. Certificate of approval. 28

4-517. Connection to gas or water supply. 29

4-518. Condemnation; appeal. 29

4-519. Plumber’s or plumbing contractor’s license required. 29

4-520. Same; exception. 29

4-521. Severability. 29

ARTICLE 6. MOVING BUILDINGS. 31

4-601. Building official; authority. 31

4-602. Permit required. 31

4-603. Same: application for permit. 31

4-604. Same; bond, insurance required. 31

4-605. Same; fee. 31

4-606. Contractor; license required; fee. 31

4-607. Route; duties of building official. 32

4-608. Notice to owners. 32

4-609. Duty of owners. 32

4-610. Interfering with poles; wires. 32

4-611. Display of lanterns. 32

ARTICLE 7. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  34

4-701. Purpose. 34

4-702. Definitions. 34

4-703. Enforcing officer; duties. 34

4-704. Procedure; petition. 34

4-705. Same; notice. 35

4-706. Same; publication. 35

4-707. Same; hearing, order. 35

4-708. Duty of owner. 35

4-709. Same; failure to comply. 35

4-710. Same; make site safe. 36

4-711. Assessment of costs. 36

4-712. Immediate hazard. 36

4-713. Appeals from order. 36

4-714. Scope of article. 37

ARTICLE 8. RESIDENTIAL CODE. 38

4-801. International residential code incorporated. 38

4-802. Resolution interpretation. 38

ARTICLE 9. MANUFACTURED HOUSING CODE  39

4-901. Manufactured housing code incorporated. 39

4-902. Same; amendments. 39

4-903. Authorization to enter into enabling interlocal agreements. 39

4-904. Interpretation of the term “unincorporated areas.”  39

4-905. Severability. 39

4-906. Conflicting ordinances and code provisions repealed. 39