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11/12/2019 03 Vacant Building Ordinance/International Property Maintenance Code 't..an,gtntj ka 1 E$A , aY BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 3. For Meeting of: November 12, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Vacant Building Ordinance / International Property Maintenance Code SUBMITTED BY: Joan Davenport, Community Development Director Glenn Denman,Acting Code Administration Manager(509) 575- 6268 SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Discussion on status of enforcement of current vacant building ordinance and potential adoption of the International Property Maintenance Code in conjunction with the existing Vacant Building Ordinance YMC 11.48. ITEM BUDGETED: NA STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Neighborhood and Community Building APPROVED FOR Interim CityManager SUBMITTAL: Lam` --- ' g STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type In rrnation ffecfii lJse of Intl Pro y Maintenance 11/7/2 1 � kip Material ^ o ' ���� NN��� ��� ��� �U������U��������N EFFECTIVE��� u���� n�� THE INTERNATIONAL �mmm�u� m �n�n��� �������� 0����������� ����U�0� PROPERTY MAINTENANCE�m������� �=n�n�� The international Property Maintenance Code (|PK4C) is a model code that regulates the minimum maintenance requirements for existing buildings. The|PPW[isa maintenance document intended toestablish minimum maintenance standards for basic equipment, light, ventilation, heating, sanitation and Responsibility is�xed among Y ' ' � � owners, operators and occupants for code compliance. The |PK4C provides for the regulation and safe use of existing structures in the interest of the social and economic welfare of the community. Arrangement and Format of the 2015 IPMk~ Before applying the requirements of the IPMC it is beneficial to understand its arrangement and for- mat. The |PyW[, like other codes published by |CC, is arranged and organized to follow sequential steps that generally occur during an inspection.The |PM[is divided into eight different parts: Chapters Administration � Definitions , 3 General Requirements 4 Light, Ventilation and Occupancy Limitations 5 Plumbing Facilities and Fixture Requirements 6 Mechanical and Electrical Requirements / 7 Fire Safety Requirements 8 Referenced Standards The following isacha[ter'by^chapter synopsis uf the scope and intent of the provisions of the Inter- national PropertyMo/ntenonce[ode: Chapter I Scope and Administration. This chapter contains provisions for the application, enforcement and administration of subsequent requirements of the code. In addition to establish- ingthescopeofthecode, Cha[ter1identifiesvvhichbui|dingsandstructu/escomeunderitspur- view. Chapter l is largely concerned with maintaining "due process of law" in enforcing the property maintenance criteria contained in the body of the code. Only through careful observation of the administrative provisions can the building official reasonably expect to demonstrate that ^equal protection under the law" has been provided. Chapter 2 Definitions. All terms that are defined in the code are listed alphabetically in Chapter 2.While a defined term may be used in one chapter or another,the meaning provided in Chapter 2 is applicable throughout the code. Where understanding of te/m's definition is especially key to or necessary for understanding of a particular code provision,the term is shown in italics wherever it appears in the code.This is true only for those terms that have a meaning that is unique to the code. In other words, the generally understood meaning ofa term or phrase i htnotbesuffidentorcondstentwiththemeaningp/e' oribedbythecodp;therefore, itis essential that the code-defined meaning beknown. Guidance is provided regarding tense,gender and plurality of defined terms as well as terms not defined in this code. uu15 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MmwTsmAwCsCOos= vo ^ 3 ° Chapter 3 General Requirements. Chapter 3, "General Requirements," is broad in scope. It storageincludes a variety of requirements for the exterior property areas as well as the interior and exterior elements of the structure.This chapter provides requirements that are intended to maintain a min- imum level of safety and sanitation for both the general public and the occupants of a structure,and to maintain a building's structural and weather-resistance performance. Chapter 3 provides specific criteria for regulating the installation and maintenance of specific building components; mainte- nance requirements for vacant structures and land; requirements regulating the safety, sanitation and appearance of the interior and exterior of structures and all exterior property areas; accessory structures; vehicle - responsible for complying with the � chapter's provisions.This chapter also contains the requirementsfor swimming pools,spas and hot tubs and the requirements for protective barriers and gates in these barriers. Chapter Jestablishes the responsible parties for exterminating insects and rodents, and maintaining sanitary conditions in all types ofoccupancies. Chapter 4 Light,Ventilation and Occupancy Limitations.The purpose of Chapter 4 is to set forth these requirements in the code and to establish the minimum environment for occupi@ble and � noouume ouxumg`, oy establishing the minimum criteria for light and ventilation and mevoxr` occupancy limitations including minimum room width and are@, minimum ceiling height and restric- tionstopreventoveo/nvvding.Thischoptera|snp/ovidesfora|te/nad*ea/en0ementsofwindoyo � and other devices to comply with ,he requirements for light and ventilation and prohibits certain � room arrangements and occupancy uses. - Chapter 5 Plu bi Fmo ��m Fixture� ��n� Requirements. Chapter establishes the mini mum criteria for the installation, maintenance and location of plumbing systems and facilities, including the water supply system, water heating appliances, sewage disposal system and related plumbing fixtures, Sanitary and clean conditions in occupied buildings are dependent upon certain basic plumbing principles, including providing potable water to a building, providing the basic fixtures to effectively utilize that water and properly removingwaste from the building. Chapter 5 establishes the mini- mum criteria to verify that these principles are maintained throughout the life of a building. Chapter Mechanical and Electrical Requirements.The purpose of Chapter 6istoestablish minimum performance requirements for heating, electrical and mechanical facilities and to estab- lish minimumstondardsfo/thesafetymf these facilities. ` This chapter establishes minimum criteria for the installation and maintenance of the following: heating and air-conditioning equipment, appliances and their supporting systems; water heating equipment' appliances and systems; cooking equipment and appliances; ventilation and exhaust equipment;gas and liquid fuel distribution piping and components;fireplaces and solid fuel-burning appliances; chimneys and vents; electrical services; lighting fixtures; electrical receptacle outlets; electrical distribution system equipment, devices and wiring; and elevators, escalators and dumb- waiters. � Chapter Fire Safety Requirements.Thepurpose of Chapter 7isto address those fire hazards that arise as the result of a building's occupancy. It also provides minimum requirements for Oe safety issues that are most likely toarise in older buildings. This chapter contains requirements for means of egress in existing buildings, including path of travel, required egress width, means of egress doors and emergency escape openings. Chapter 7 establishes the minimum requirements for fire safety facilities and fire protection sys- tems, as these are essential fire safety systems. ` vim uo1n INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE 000s° � 4 CHAPTER 1 SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION . ...1 402 Light 17 403 Ventilation 17 PART I—SCOPE AND APPLICATION...—. .1 404 Occupancy Limitations . ; 17 Section 101 General. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , ; . . 1 CHAPTER 5 PLUMBING FACILITIES AND 102 Applicability 1 FIXTURE REQUIREMENTS ....—. 19 Section PART 2—ADMINISTRATION AND 501 General 19 ENFORCEMENT • 2 502 Required Facilities. . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Section 503 Toilet Rooms 19 103 Department of Property Maintenance 504 Plumbing Systems and Fixtures . 19 Inspection 2 505 Water System. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 104 Duties and Powers of the Code Official. . ,2 506 Sanitary Drainage System . 20 105 Approval 2 507 Storm Drainage 20 106 Violations 3 107 Notices and Orders 3 CHAPTER 6 MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL 108 Unsafe Structures and Equipment . . . , 4 REQUIREMENTS 21 109 Emergency Measures ;5 Section 110 Demolition .6 601 General 21 111 Means of Appeal 6 602 Heating Facilities 21 112 Stop Work Order 7 603 Mechanical Equipment 21 604 Electrical Facilities 21 CHAPTER 2 DEFINITIONS 9 605 Electrical Equipment 22 Section 606 Elevators,Escalators and Dumbwaiters 22 201 General • • - • • • ; • • - • • - ;9 607 Duct Systems 23 202 General Definitions . 9 CHAPTER 7 FIRE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS 25 CHAPTER 3 GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 11 Section Section 701 General 25 301 General 11 702 Means of Egress . .. 25 302 Exterior Property Areas 11 703 Fire-resistance Ratings . 25 303 Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs 11 704 Fire Protection Systems . . . 25 304 Exterior Structure 12 305 Interior Structure 13 CHAPTER 8 REFERENCED STANDARDS. — 27 306 Component Serviceability 14 307 Handrails and Guardrails 15 APPENDIX A BOARDING STANDARD... 29 308 Rubbish and Garbage 15 Section 309 Pest Elimination 1;5 A101 General 29 A102 Materials 29 CHAPTER 4 LIGHT,VENTILATION AND A103 Installation 29 OCCUPANCY LIMITATIONS 17 A104 Referenced Standard 29 Section 401 General 17 INDEX 31 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE' 5 p A General 102.1 ACCESS Other laws 102.10 Emergency egress 702 Referenced codes and standards. . . . . . , . . . . 102.7 From bedrooms 404.4.2 APPROVAL Plumbing fixtures, access for cleaning . . . . , . . .504.2 Alternatives 105.2 To public way .702.1 Authority 104.1, 105.2 Toilet room as passageway .503.1 Modifications 105.1 Water closet 404.4.3 Research reports 105.6 ADJACENT Used material and equipment. . . . 105.4 Privacy (hotel units, rooming units) .404.1 APPROVED i ADMINISTRATION Alternative materials, methods and Scope equipment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . , . 105.2 .101.2 Definition . 202 AGENT(See also OPERATOR, OWNER) Definition 202 Energy conservation devices . . . . . . . . . . . , . . 603.6 Garbage storage facilities .308.3.1 AIR Modifications 105.1 Combustion air 603.5 Used materials and equipment. . . . . . . . . . . . . 105.4 AISLES ARTIFICIAL Minimum width .702.2 Lighting of habitable rooms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 401.3 ALTERATION Lighting of other spaces 402.3 Applicability of other codes .102.3 AUTOMOBILE Inspection 104.2 Motor vehicles 302.8 Prosecution ;106.3 AWNING Unlawful acts 106.1 ANCHOR Signs, marquees and awnings . . . , . . , . . . , . . 304.9 Anchored, definition 202 Architectural trim .304.8 Signs, marquees and awnings . . . . . . . . , , _304.9 BALCONY Unsafe conditions 304.1.1 Handrails and guardrails, . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . 304.12 APPEAL BASEMENT Application .111.1 Definition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . , . . . . . . . . . 202 Board decision .111.6 Hatchways . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . , . . . . . . , . 304.16 Board of appeals . .111.2 Windows . . . 304.17 Court review .111.7 BATHROOM Disqualification 111.2.3 Common bathrooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , 502.3, 503.1 Financial interest 111.2.3 Hotels 502.3 Hearing, emergency orders .109.6 Lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 605.3 Membership .111.2 Locks 503.1 Notice of appeal 111.1 Outlets required . . . 605.2 Postponed hearing . . . .111.5 Privacy 503.1 Records .104.6 Ventilation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . 403.2 Right to appeal .111.1 BATHTUB Vote .111.6 Dwelling units . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . 502.1 APPLIANCE Rooming houses 502.2 Cooking 403.3, 602.2 Sewage system . . 506.1 Mechanical 603.1 Water-heating facilities . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . 505.4 APPLICABILITY Water system 505.1 Application of references .102.9 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® 31 INDEX 6 BOARDING Notices and orders 107 Boarding standard , . . . . , • . . , . . . . . . . Appendix A Official records 104.6 BOILER Personal liability. 103.4 Unsafe equipment . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108.1.2 Placarding 108.4 Prosecution 106.3 C Removal of placard 108.4.1 CAPACITY Right of entry 104.3 Transfer of ownership 107.6 Heating facilities . 602.2, 602.3, 602.4... CAR (See AUTOMOBILE) Vacant structures 108.2 CEILING Voting of appeals board. . . . . . . . . . . . 111.2, 111.6 Basement rooms . . , . . . . , . . 404.3 COMBUSTION Fire-resistance ratings 703.1 Combustion air 603.5 COMPONENT SERVICEABILITY Interior surfaces 305.3 Unsafe conditions 306.1.1 Minimum height 404.3 I/ ' Sleeping rooms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , .404.3 CONDEMNATION CHANGE, MODIFY Closing of vacant structures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108.2 Application of other codes . . . . . . . . . . . . 102.3 Failure to comply 110.3 CHIMNEY General 108.1 Exterior structure 304.11 Notices and orders. . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . 108.2, 108.3 . Placarding 108.4 Flue 603.2, 603.3 CLEANING Removal of placard 108.4.1 Access for cleaning 504.2 CONFLICT Disposal of garbage 308.3 Conflict of interest . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . 111.2.3 • Disposal of rubbish 308.2 Violations 106.1 . i Interior and exterior sanitation. . . . . . . . . . . , . . 308.1 CONNECTION Interior surfaces 305.3 Sewage system 506.1 Water heating 505.4 Plumbing facilities, maintained . . . • . . . . . . • . 504.1 Required plumbing facilities. . . . . . . . . , . . . , . . . 502 Water system 505.1 Responsibility of persons. . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . 305.1 CONSTRUCTION Existing structures 101.2 Trash containers 308.3.2 Vacant structures and land . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . 301.3 CONTAINER CLEARANCE Garbage 308.3.2 i Rubbish storage , 308.2.1 Heating facilities 603.3 Plumbing fixtures • 504.2 CONTINUOUS CLOSING Unobstructed egress . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .702.1 Streets . 109.3 CONTROL Vacant structures . 108.2 Rodent control . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , 302.5, 304.5 CLOTHES DRYER Safety controls 603.4 Weed 302.4 Exhaust 403.5 CODE OFFICIAL COOLING Condemnation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 108.1 Cooling towers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . .304.11 . . . . . . . Demolition 110 CORRIDOR Duties 104 Accumulation of rubbish. . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . .308.1 Emergency order 109 Light 402.2 Enforcement authority . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . 104.1 Lighting fixtures 605.3 Failure to comply with demolition order. . . . . . . 110.3 Obstructions 702.1, 702.2 Identification 104.3 Ratings maintained 703 Inspections . 104.2 Liability, relief of personal _ . . . . . 103.4 Membership of board of appeals . 111.2 DAMP, DAMPNESS Notice of violation 104.5, 107 Roofs . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . .304.7 32 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® 7 INDEX Window, door frames 304.13 DUST DANGEROUS, HAZARDOUS Process ventilation . . . . . . . . .. 408.4 Condemnation 1081 DWELLING Demolition 110 Cleanliness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3O8- Electrical hazards 6048' 604.3.1 Definition ~. °�2Q2 Existing remedies 102.4 Electrical �°�~�� �����** ������ �� 6041 Imminent danger 202 Heating facilities . - . . .^.- - ` ^°6O2, Unsafe equipment 1081.2 Required facilities . . ^.!5O2 Unsafe structures o/premises 1081.5 DECKS � Handrails and guardrails 304.12 EGRESS Maintenance 3O4 � 304.10� ' Ain|ea 702.2 DEMOLITION Emergency escape 702.4 Existing remedies 102.4 General 782.1 Failure tncomply 110.8 Lighting 402.2 General 110 Locked doors 702.3 i Order 110.2 Obstructions prohibited 702.1 � Salvage materials 110�4 Stains, porches and railings 304,10. ^ DETECTORS � 305.4. 305.5. 307.1 Smoke 704 GLECTR|C, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT DETERIORATION Abatement of hazards, fire exposure 804.3.2 Components cfsystems 306.1.1 Abatement of hazards, water exposure 804.3.1 Definition 202 Condemnation 108.1 Exterior structure 304.1.1 Electrical equipment 604.3.1.1 Exterior walls 304.8 Facilities required 604.1 DIRECT Hazards 804.3 Egress 782.1 Installation 605.1 DISPOSAL Lighting fixtures 805.3 Disposal nfgarbage 308.3 Receptacles 604.3. 805.2 � Disposal ofrubbish 308.2 Responsibility 601.2 DOOR Sami«* 604.2 Exit doors 702.3 ELEVATOR, ESCALATORS, DUMBWAITERS Fire 703.2 Condemnation 108.1 Hardware - 304.16 General 806.1 Insect screens 304.14 Maintenance 608.1. 606.2 Interior surfaces 80G3� EMERGENCY Locks 304.16 7O2�3 ' Emergency escape openings 7024 Maintenance 304.18. 304.15 Emergency measures 108 Weather tight 304.13 Emergency orders 100A Window and door frames 3O413� ENFORCEMENT DORMITORY (ROOMING HOUSE, HOTEL, MOTEL) Duties and powers 104 Locked doors 702.3 Scope 101.2 Privacy 503.1. 503.2 EQUIPMENT | DRAIN, DRAINAGE Alternative 11 ` Basement hatchways 30418 Combustion air . . . . . . . . . . . .^°_ ., __°_"^,^ 603.5 Plumbing connections 508 Condemnation , � 108. Storm drainage 507 E|eohoa| inota|aUon . . . . . . . .° .~~'-' '~`� ~~ DUCT Emergency order 109.1` Exhaust duct 304.0 Energy conservation devices - . . . . . . . . . . 603.6 Duct systems 607 Installation �� uu1s INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE Cmos° 33 8, INDEX Interior structure 305.1 Scope . 101.2 Placarding 108.4, 108.5 Scope, fire safety . . . . .701.1 Prohibited use 108.5 Smoke alarms . , . . .704.2 Responsibility 601.2 FLAMMABLE LIQUID Safety controls 603.4 Containers .. . . . . 108.1.2 Scope 101.2 FLOOR, FLOORING Scope, mechanical and electrical 601.1 Area for sleeping purposes 404.4.1 Support, definition 202 Fire-resistance ratings . 703.1 Unsafe 108.1.2 Interior surfaces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305.1, 305.3 Used 105.4 Space requirements .404.4.1, 404.6 EXHAUST FOOD PREPARATION Clothes dryer 403.5 Cooking equipment . . . . . . .. .. . . . . • . , , . . . . . .403.3 Exhaust ducts 304.9 Sanitary condition 305.1, 404.7 ...• Process ventilation 403.4 Ventilation 403.4 EXISTING FOUNDATION Remedies 102.4 Condemnation 108.1.1 Scope 101.2 Foundation walls 304.5 Structural members 304.1.1, 304.4 Unsafe conditions 304.1.1, 305.1.1 Structures 101.3 FRAME EXTERIOR Window and door frames. . , , . . . . . . . . . . 304.13 Decorative features 304.8 Exterior structure 304 G Exterior walls 304.6 GAS Painting 304.2, 304.6 Energy conservation devices. . .. , . . , . . . . . , . .603.6 Rodent harborage 302.5, 304.5 Exhaust vents 302.6 Sanitation 304.1 GLAZING Scope 301.1 Materials 304.13.1 Stair 304.10 GRADE Street numbers 304.3 Drainage 302.2, 507 Unsafe conditions 304.1.1 GUARD Weather tight 304.13 Anchorage and maintenance. . . . . , , . . .304.12 Basement windows . . . . . . . .. . , . . . . . . , . . 304.18.2 F Definition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . 202 FAN Exhaust vents 302.6 H FEES, EXPENSES, COST HABITABLE Closing vacant structures 108.2 Definition 202 Demolition 110.1, 110.3, 110.4 Light 402 Extermination 309.2, 309.3, 309.4, 309.5 Minimum ceiling height 404.3 General 103.5 Minimum room width 404.2 Relief from personal liability 103.4 Required plumbing facilities. 502 FENCE Residential heating facilities. . . . . . . , . . 602.2, 602.3 Accessory 302.7 Space requirements 404.4.1 Maintenance 304.2 Ventilation 403 FIRE HANDRAILS AND GUARDRAILS Automatic sprinkler systems 704.1.1 Handrails 304.12, 305.5, 307.1 Fire-resistance-rated assemblies 703.1 Stairs and porches 304.10 Fire department connection 704.1.2 HARDWARE Fire protection systems 704 Door hardware 304.15, 702.3 Responsibility, fire safety 701.2 Openable windows. . . . . . . . . . . . . , , , , . . . 304.13.2 34 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® 9 INDEX HAZARDOUS (See DANGEROUS, HAZARDOUS) J HEAT, HEATING JURISDICTION Energy conservation devices . 603.6 Title 101.1 Fireplaces 603.1 Heating 603.1 Mechanical equipment . . . . . . 603.1 K Required capabilities 602 KITCHEN Residential heating 602.2, 602.3 Electrical outlets required . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . , . 605.2 Supply 602.3 Minimum width 404.2 Water heating facilities 505.4 Prohibited use .404.4.4 Water system 505 Room lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . 605.3 HEIGHT Water heating facilities . . . . . . . _ . . . . . , . . . . 505.4 Minimum ceiling height .404.3 HOT(See HEAT, HEATING) L HOTELS, ROOMING HOUSES AND DORMITORY LANDING UNITS, MOTELS Handrails and guards 304.12, Definition 202 305.5, 306.1 Locked doors 702.3 Maintenance 304.10, 305.4 Required facilities 502 LAUNDRY Toilet rooms 503 Room lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . 605.3 HOUSEKEEPING UNIT Water-heating facilities . . . . . . . . . . . „ . . . . , . . 505.4 Definition 202 LAVATORY Hotels 502.3 i Required facilities . 502 IDENTIFICATION Rooming houses 502.2 Code official . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . .104.4 Sanitary drainage system . . . . , . . . . . . , . . . . . . . 506 INFESTATION Water-heating facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . 505.4 Condemnation 108.1.3 Water system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . 505 Definition 202 LEASE (SELL, RENT) Insect and rodent _ . . . , . . .302.5, 304.14, 309.1 Heat supplied 602.3 INSECTS Salvage materials 110.4 Infestation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . , . . , , . „ . .309.1 Transfer of ownership 107.6 Insect screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .304.14 LIEN Pest elimination . . . . . . , . . . . . . . , . . _ . . . . . . 309 Closing of vacant structures . . . . , . . . . . . . , . . 108.2 INSPECTIONS Demolition 110.3 General .104.2 Failure to comply 110.3 Right of entry . . . . . . . . , , . . . . . . , . , . . . . . . . .104.3 LIGHT, LIGHTING INSPECTOR Common halls and stairways . . . . . . . . .402.2, 605.3 Identification . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . , . _ , . . . . . .104.4 General 402 Inspections Habitable rooms . . . . . . . 402.1 Records Kitchen 605.3 INTENT Laundry rooms 605.3 Code .101.3 Luminaires 605.3 INTERIOR Other spaces 402.3 Interior structure . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . , . . . . . 305 Responsibility 401.2 Interior surfaces . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . . . . . . . . .305.3 Scope 101.2 Means of egress. . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 702 Toilet rooms 605.3 Sanitation .305.1 LIVING ROOM Unsafe conditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . 305.1.1 Room area 404.4.1 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE(' 35 ° lO _ INDEX LOAD, LOADING NUISANCE Elevators, escalators anddumbwuibam 8001 Closing of vacant structures.u «_.^ ^ ., .. ^�wx� " �108.2 Handrails and guardrails 384.12. 305.5 Live load 304.4. 305.2 0 Stairs and porches 304.10' 305.2 OBSTRUCTION Structural members 3O44 305.2� ' Light 402.1 Right of entry 104.3 OCCUPANCY (See USE) MAINTENANCE OpENABLE Required ° ..- °-._ °°102.2 Locked doors 702.3 MATERIAL Windows 304.18.2. 403.1 Alternative " _ °'^=.�- ^.105.2 OPERATOR Salvage � �� `^"�x� " 110.4 Definition 202 Used . 105.4 ORDER MSmm NOTICE) MEANS OF EGRESS (See EGRESS) ORDINANCE, RULE MECHANICAL Applicability 102 Installation 608.1 Application for appeal 1111 Responsibility 801.2 OUTLET Scope . ,=. ~°° . 6011 Electrical 605.2 Ventilation, general ~ .� 403 OWNER VenU|nKion, toilet rooms . °403.2 Closing of vacant structures 108.2 � MINIMUM Definition 202 � Ceiling height -.pr`"' '~ 404.3 Demolition 110 Room area ������ � 40441 Failure k>comply 110.3 Room vvicKh ~`�°^� ." 404.2 Insect and rat control 802.5. 809.2. 3094 MODIFICATION Notice 107.1. 108.3 Approval �� °~ °~. 105.1 Pest elimination 300.2 MOTEL (See HOTELS) P|aoarding of structure 108.4 MOTOR VEHICLES Responsibility 301.2 Inoperative . 302.8 Responsibility, fire safety 701.2 Painting 3028 Responsibility, light, ventilation 401.2 Responsibility, mechanical and electrical 601.2 Responsibility, plumbing facilities 501.2 NATURAL Right nfentry 104.3 Lighting ~ , _~ ~ 401.3. 402 Rubbish storage 308.21 Ventilation ~ ._ ,481.3' 4O3 Scope 101.2 NOTICES AND ORDERS Transfer ofownership 107.8 Appeal 1111 Form , 107.2 P Method ofservice 187.3 PASSAGEWAY Orders 107 Common hall and stairway, ^ .. . . °' ^402.2 Owner, responsible person 1071 Interior surfaces . . . . . . . . 305.3 Penalties . . . . . . - . . . .' ,_,~-~,.. . _`, �� 1075 Toilet rooms, direct access .`. . . . . . . . P|anandingofstructure. . -~ -°_~.,^, .-° 108.4 PENALTY Transfer ofownership . . . . . . . . . . . � -,' 107.6 Notices and orders Unauthorized tampering . . . ."~ . . . . . .'" . . . 1O7.4 Pkaoondingcf struotuna .^ . 108.4 Vacating structure . . . . . ., ..k . . . . . ,`�^ . ^. 108.2 Prohibited occupancy. . . . . . . . . ~,~~~. . . . . . . . 1O8.5 NOXIOUS Removal of placard 108.4.1 Process ventilation -^° c. «- .- , .. ��* ,� 408.4 Scope . 101.2 Weeds 302.4 Violations ~"=== =°-=^�"�' =' . 106.4 36 on1e INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE" INDEX � PEST ELIMINATION Failure tncomply ~ 11U.3 Condemnation 108.1 Grading and drainage ,°°~ 302.2 Definition 202 Pest elimination, multiple occupancy ° _.^302.5. 30Q4 Insect and rodent control 302.5, 304.5. 304.14. 309.1 Pest elimination, single occupancy. . .,~302.5. 300.3 Pest elimination 309.1 Responsibility . .a 301.2 Responsibility ofowner 801.2. 809.2 Scope - 3011 � Responsibility cfUanant'ncuupanL38Q.3' 3UQ.4, 808.5 Storm drainage 507 PLACARD' POST Vacant structures and land .' 3013 Closing 108.2 PROTECTION � Condemnation 108.1 Basement windows 304.17 Demolition 118 Fire protection systems , , � . 704 Emergency, notice 100.1 Signs, marquees and awnings 304.0 Notice toowner 107.1. 108.3 PUBLIC P|aoandingofstructure 108.4 Cleanliness ,, "°3041' 3051 Prohibited use 108.5 Egress ° `" 7021^ Removal 108.41 Hallway ~ 582.3 PLUMBING Sewage system 5061 Clean and sanitary 5041 Toilet facilities 502.5, 503 Qoenanms 504.2 Vacant structures and land 301.3 Connections 505.1 Water system 505 Contamination 505.2 PUBLIC WAY � Employee's facilities 508.3 Definition 202 � Fixtures 5041 ' Required facilities 502 R Responsibility 5012� RAIN (PREVENTION OF ENTRY INTO BUILDINGGanharydnainageuyoam 506 EXTERIOR Scope 501.1 Basement hatchways 804.16 Storm drainage 507 Exterior walls 304.8 _Supply 5053 Grading and drainage 302.2 Water heating facilities 505.4 Roofs 3047 PORCH Window and door frames 304.13 Handrails 304.12 RECORD � Structurally sound 304.10 Official records 104.6 PORTABLE (TEMPORARY)` ' REPAIR Cooking equipment 603.1 Application cd other codes ' 102.3 PRESSURE Chimneys 804.11 Water supply 5053 Demolition 110.1 PRIVATE, PF�Ul���� Exterior surfaces 304.1 Bathtub nrshower 503.1 Intent 101.3 Occupancy limitations 404.1 Maintenance 102.2 Required plumbing facilities 502 Signs, marquees and awnings 804.9 Sewage system 506.1 Stairs and porches 804.10 Water closet and lavatory 503.1 Weather tight 304.13 � Water system 505.1 Workmanship 102.5 � PROPERTY, PREMISES REPORTS Cleanliness . . ~°~�. 304.1°'308.1 Test reports 105.3.2 Condemnation ~ ^ . ~^ �^ ^ i08 RESIDENTIAL Definition ^ ' - -" ~` Pest elimination 809 � Demolition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - '- ^ .`"~�. 1/Q Residential heating 602.2 � Emergency measures. , ,� . -�. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109 Scope 101.2 � Exterior areas , _ . . . . . . . . . "° "°~,"°° 302� � � � � � � � � ums INTERNATIONAL pnmPsnTY MAINTENANCE CODE" 37 � � 11'1'1Fl , 1 2 INDEX RESPONSIBILITY Disposal 308.2 Pest elimination 309 Garbage facilities , . , , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , , 308.3.1 Fire safety 701.2 Rubbish storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . 308.2.1 Garbage disposal 308.3 General 301.2 S Mechanical and electrical 601.2 SAFETY, SAFE Persons 301.1 Fire safety requirements 701, 702, 703, 704 Placarding of structure 108.4 Safety controls 603.4 Plumbing facilities 501.2 SANITARY Rubbish storage 308.2.1 Cleanliness 304.1, 305.1 Scope 101.2, 301.1 Disposal of garbage 308.3 REVOKE, REMOVE Disposal of rubbish 308.2 Demolition 110 Exterior property areas 302.1 Existing remedies . 102.4 Exterior structure .304.1 '4.• Removal of placard 108.4.1 Food preparation 404.7 Rubbish removal 308.2.1 Furnished by occupant. . . . . . . . . . . _ _ . . . . .302.1 RIGHT OF ENTRY Grease interceptors 506.3 Duties and powers of code official. . . . . . . . . . . 104.3 Interior surfaces . . . . . . . . _305.3 Inspections 104.2 Plumbing fixtures .504.1 RODENTS Required plumbing facilities 502 Basement hatchways 304.16 Scope , 101.2 Condemnation 108 SCREENS Foundations . 304.5 Insect screens 304.14 Guards for basement windows . . . . . . , . , . . . 304.17 SECURITY Harborage . 302.5 Basement hatchways 304.18.3 ' Insect and rodent control . 309.1 Building 304.18 Pest elimination 302.5, 309 Doors 304.18.1 ROOF Vacant structures and land . . . . . , . . . . .301.3 Exterior structure .304.1 Windows 304.18.2 Roofs . 304.7 SELF-CLOSING SCREEN DOORS Storm drainage 507 Insect screens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ,304.14 ROOM SEPARATION Bedroom and living room 404.4 Fire-resistance ratings 703 Cooking facilities 403.3 Privacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .404.1 Direct access 503.2 Separation of units .404.1 Habitable 402.1 SERVICE Heating facilities 602 Electrical 604.2 Light 402 Method 107.3 Minimum ceiling heights 404.3 Notices and orders 107.1, 108.3 Minimum width 404.2 Service on occupant 108.3 Overcrowding 404.5 SEWER Prohibited use 404.4.4 General ,.506.1 Temperature 602.5 Maintenance 506.2 Toilet 503 SHOWER Ventilation 403 Bathtub or shower 502.1 ROOMING HOUSES (See DORMITORY) Rooming houses .502.2 RUBBISH Water-heating facilities .505.4 Accumulation 308.1 Water system 505 Definition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . 202 38 - 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® 1 , 13 INDEX • SIGN Emergency measures 109 Signs, marquees and awnings . . . . . . . . . . . . . .304.9 General, condemnation. 110 Unauthorized tampering .107.4 General, exterior 304.1 SINGLE-FAMILY DWELLING General, interior structure. . . . . . . . . , . . 305.1 Extermination 309 Placarding of structure 108.4 SINK Scope 301.1 Kitchen sink 502.1 Structural members . 304.4, 305.2 Sewage system 506 Vacant structures and land. 301.3 Water supply .505.3 SUPPLY SIZE Combustion air 603.5 Efficiency unit .404.6 Public water system . . . . • . . . . . . . 505.1 Habitable room, light 402 Water-heating facilities . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . 505.4 Habitable room, ventilation . . . . . • . . . . 403 Water supply 505.3 Room area 404.4.1 Water system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . 505 SMOKE ALARMS SURFACE Alarms .704.2 Exterior surfaces . . . . , . . . , .304.2, 304.6 Installation near bathrooms 704.2.2 Interior surfaces 305.3 . . . , . Installation near cooking appliances. . . . . . . . 704.2.1 SWIMMING Interconnection .704.4 Enclosure . . . . . . . . . . . . . 303.2 Power source .704.3 Safety covers SPACE Swimming pools 303.1 General, light . 402 General, ventilation . 403 T Occupancy limitations . 404 TEMPERATURE Privacy .404.1 Nonresidential structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 602.4 Scope .401.1 Residential buildings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 602.2 STACK Water-heating facilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 505.4 Smoke .304.11 TENANT STAIRS Scope . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101.2 Common halls and stairways, light. . . . . . . . . . .402.2 TEST, TESTING Exit facilities 305.4 Agency 105.3.1 Exterior property areas 302.3 Methods 105.3.1 Handrails 304.12, 305.5 Reports 105.3.2 Lighting 605.3 Required 105.3 Stairs and porches 304.10 TOXIC STANDARD Process ventilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 403.4 Referenced .102.7 TRASH STOP WORK ORDER Rubbish and garbage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 308 Authority 112.1 Emergencies .112.3 Failure to comply .112.4 U Issuance .112.2 UNOBSTRUCTED STORAGE Access to public way 702.1 Food preparation .404.7 General, egress 702.1 Garbage storage facilities .308.3 UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT Rubbish storage facilities . 308.2.1 Abatement methods 108.6 Sanitation .308.1 Dangerous structure or premises 108.1.5 STRUCTURE Equipment 108.1.2 Accessory structures 302.7 Existing remedies 102.4 Closing of vacant structures . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . .108.2 General, condemnation 108, 110 Definition 202 General, demolition 110 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® 39 14 INDEX Notices and orders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107, 108.3 Prosecution 106.3 Record . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . . . . 108.7 Strict liability offense . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106.3, 202 Structures 108.1.1 Transfer of ownership . . . . . . . . . . , . . . . . . . . . 107.6 USE Application of other codes . , . . . . . . . . 102.3 W General, demolition 110 WALK UTILITIES Sidewalks 302.3 Authority to disconnect . . . . , . . . . . . . . • . . 108.2.1 WALL Accessory structures 302.7 V Exterior surfaces 304.2, 304.6 VACANT Exterior walls 304.6 Abatement methods 108.6 Foundation walls 304.5 .,, Authority to disconnect service utilities . . . . . 108.2.1 General, fire-resistance rating 703.1 Closing of vacant structures 108.2 Interior surfaces 305.3 Emergency measure 109 Outlets required 605.2 Method of service 107.3, 108.3 Temperature measurement . . , . . . . . . . . . . . .602.5 Notice to owner or to WASTE person responsible 107, 108.3 Disposal of garbage .308.3 Placarding of structure . 108.4 Disposal of rubbish .308.2 Record . 108.7 Garbage storage facilities . . . . , . , . . . . . . . . 308.3.1 Vacant structures and land • 301.3 WATER VAPOR Basement hatchways 304.16 Exhaust vents . 302.6 Connections .506.1 VEHICLES Contamination .505.2 Inoperative . 302.8 General, sewage 506 Painting 302.8 General, storm drainage . . . . . , . . . . . . _ , . . 507 VENT General, water system 505 Plumbing hazard 504.3 Heating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . . _ , .505.4 Exhaust vents 302.6 Hotels .502.3 Flue 603.2 Kitchen sink .502.1 VENTILATION Required facilities 502 Clothes dryer exhaust 403.5 Rooming houses 502.2 Combustion air 603.5 Supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ . . . . . _ . . , .505.3 Definition 202 System 505 General, ventilation 403 Toilet rooms 503 Habitable rooms 403.1 Water-heating facilities 505.4 Process ventilation 403.4 WEATHER, CLIMATE Recirculation 403.2, 403.4 Heating facilities 602 Toilet rooms 403.2 WEEDS VERMIN Noxious weeds 302.4 Condemnation 108 WIDTH Insect and rodent control 302.5, 309 Minimum room width 404.2 VIOLATION WINDOW Condemnation 108 Emergency escape 702.4 Enforcement 106.2 Glazing 304.13.1 General 106 Guards for basement windows. , . . . . , . , . . .304.17 Notice 107, 108.3 Habitable rooms 402.1 Separate offenses . 106.4 Insect screens .304.14 Placarding of structure . 108.4 Interior surface 305.3 40 2015 INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® \ \ w ^ 55 INDEX Light w.wzc wzw+402 Openable windows «a G a<&< 30/32 Toilet rooms \ .e \ \ .403.2 Ventilation » a .+za >«>« 403 Weather tight . . . . . . . . . .+ 0 23 Window andd or frames .. \ \ ƒWORKMANSHIP Genera .. . a..a ...a102.5 .{ ) � ) } 2015 INTERNATIONALPROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE® 41