Loading...
08/21/2012 04G International Building Code, Residential Code and Fire Code; YMC Amendments 11.04, 11.22 & 10.05 6, limisfp' BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 4/ (:t For Meeting of: August 21, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Ordinance amending Chapters 11.04, 11.22 and 10.05 YMC, adopting 2009 editions of International Building Code, International Residential Code and International Fire Code, respectively. SUBMITTED BY: Mark Kunkler, Senior Assistant City Attorney CONTACT Glenn Denman, Building Official /509- 575 -6268 PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: Washington State law requires cities and counties to adopt the state - approved editions of the International Building Codes and Fire Codes. The 2009 editions of such codes have been approved by the state for adoption by local jurisdictions. The City has previously adopted the 2003 editions of the International Building Code and International Residential Code. However, the last version of the Fire Code adopted by the City was the 1991 edition of the Uniform Fire Code. The proposed Ordinance adopts the 2009 editions of the applicable codes, with some amendments. Resolution Ordinance X Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Adopt Ordinance. BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download ❑ Ordinance ❑ Ordinance Exhibit - Clean Copv ❑ Ordinance Exhibit - Legislative Changes ORDINANCE NO. 2012 - AN ORDINANCE amending Chapters 11.04, 11.22 and 10.05 of the Yakima Municipal Code, adopting 2009 Editions of the International Building Code, International Residential Code and International Fire Code, respectively. WHEREAS, the City Council has previously adopted ordinances adopting building codes, residential codes and fire codes, all codified at Chapters 11.04, 11.22 and 10.05 of the Yakima Municipal Code, respectively; and WHEREAS, the 2009 editions of such codes have been adopted by the State of Washington, with direction that such codes, with amendments as approved by the municipality, be adopted by local jurisdictions to govern building code and fire safety standards for development within such jurisdictions; and WHEREAS, the City Council finds and determines that Chapters 11.04, 11.22 and 10.05 YMC should be amended as shown and set forth in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and by this reference incorporated herein, and that such amendment is in the best interest of residents of the City of Yakima and will promote the general health, safety and welfare; now, therefore BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF YAKIMA: Section 1. Chapters 11.04, 11.22 and 10.05 of the Yakima Municipal Code are hereby amended and restated to read as set forth in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and incorporated herein. Section 2. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect 30 days after its passage, approval, and publication as provided by law and by the City Charter. PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, signed and approved this day of August, 2012. ATTEST: Micah Cawley, Mayor City Clerk Publication Date. Effective Date: Exhibit "A" (With changes incorporated) Chapter 11.04 BUILDING CODE Sections: 11.04.010 City of Yakima building code. 11.04.020 Creation of enforcement agency and identification of building official. 11.04.030 Schedule of fees and building valuation. 11.04.040 Refund of plan review fees upon permit application withdrawal. 11.04.050 Design professional to prepare or oversee preparation of construction documents. 11.04.060 Master plan documents. 11.04.111.5 Addition to Section 111. 11.04.113 Amendment to Section 113. 11.04.202 Amendment to Section 202 11.04.903.2 Amendment to Section 903.2. 11.04.1605.6 Addition of Table 1605.6. 1 1.04.1608.3.1 Amendment of Table 1608 3.1. 11.04.1802.3 Addition to Section 1802. 11.04.3303 1 Amendment to Section 3303.1. 11.04.3303 4 Amendment to Section 3303.4. 11.04.3303 7 Addition to Section 3303. 11.04.1104.1 Amendment to Subsection 1104 1. 11.04.J103.2 Amendment to Section J103.2. 11.04.J104 Addition to Section J104. 11.04.010 City of Yakima building code. The building code of the city of Yakima shall be comprised of the following as modified by the amendments, additions, deletions, and exceptions provided in this chapter a. The 2009 Edition of the International Building Code, including Sections 101 through 106 of Appendix E (Supplementary Accessibility Requirements), as published by the International Code Council, Inc., and as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51 -50 WAC. b. Appendix F (Rodent Proofing), Appendix G (Flood-Resistant Construction), Appendix I (Patio Covers), and Appendix J (Grading) to the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code and as published by the International Code Council, Inc. The above referenced texts are incorporated in this chapter by reference, and the several sections or numbers of those texts shall constitute, and may be referred to as, the numbers of this chapter. One or 1 more copies of the texts that comprise the building code of the city of Yakima shall be maintained on file in the office of the code administration and planning manager of the city of Yakima. 11.04.020 Creation of enforcement agency and identification of building official. The division of code administration and planning in the department of community and economic development is hereby established as the code enforcement agency of the city of Yakima. The division of code administration and planning shall be under the administrative and operational control of the code administration and planning manager designated by the appointing authority. Wherever the term "building official" is used in this code, it shall be construed to mean the code administration and planning manager. 11.04.030 Schedule of fees and building valuation. The permit fees required under this chapter shall be in accordance with the following: Schedule of Fees - Table 1 and Schedule of Fees -Table 2 -Other Fees. Building valuation shall be in accordance with Building Valuation Data -Table 3. SCHEDULE OF FEES -Table 1 S.F Valuation from Table 3 Building Permit Plan Review Sub -Total 1.00 - 500.00 19.29 12.54 31 73 501.00 - 600.00 21.88 14.22 36.10 601.00 - 700.00 24.47 15 91 40.38 701.00 - 800 00 27.06 17.59 44 65 801.00 - 900.00 29.65 19.27 48.92 901 00 - 1,000.00 32.24 20 96 53.20 1,001 00 - 1,100.00 34 83 22.64 57.47 1,101.00 - 1,200.00 37 42 24.32 61.74 1,201.00 - 1,300.00 40.01 26.01 66.02 1,301.00 - 1,400.00 42.60 27.69 70.29 1,401 00 - 1,500 00 45.19 29.37 74.56 1,501.00 - 1,600.00 47.78 31.06 78.84 1,601.00 - 1,700 00 50.37 32.74 83.11 1,701 00 - 1 ,800.00 52.96 34.42 87.38 1,801.00 - 1,900.00 55.55 36.11 91 66 1,901.00 - 2,000.00 58.14 37.79 95.93 2,001.00 - 3,000.00 69.71 45.31 115.02 2 3,001.00 - 4,000.00 81.28 52.83 134.11 _ 4,001.00 - 5,000.00 92.85 60.35 153.20 5,001.00 - 6,000.00 104.42 67.87 172.29 6,001.00 - 7,000.00 115.99 75.39 191 38 7,001.00 - 8,000.00 127.56 82.91 210.47 8,001.00 - 9,000.00 139.13 90.43 229.56 9,001.00 - 10,000.00 150.70 97 96 248.66 10,001.00 - 11,000.00 162.27 105.48 267.75 11,001.00 - 12,000 ;00 173.84 113.00 286.84 12 - 13,000:00 185.41 120.52 305.93 13,001.00 - 14,000.00 196.98 128.04 325.02 14,001.00 - 15,000.00 208.55 135.56 344.11 15,001.00 - 16,000.00 220.12 143.08 363.20 16,001.00 - 17,000.00 231.69 150.60 382.29 17,001.00 - 18,000.00 243.26 158.12 401.38 1.8,001.00 - 19,000.00 254 83 165.64 420.47 19,001.00 - 20,000.00 266.40 173.16 439.56 20,001.00 - 21,000.00 277.97 180.68 458.65 21,001.00 - 22,000.00 289.54 188.20 477.74 22,001.00 - 23,000.00 301.11 195 72 496.83 23,001.00 - 24,000.00 312.68 203.24 515.92 24,001.00 - 25,000.00 324.25 210.76 535.01 25,001.00 - 26,000.00 332.62 216.20 548 82 26,001.00 - 27,000.00 340.99 221.64 562.63 27,001.00 - 28,000.00 349.36 227 08 576.44 28,001 00 - 29,000.00 357.73 232.52 590.25 29,001.00 - 30,000.00 366.10 237.97 604.07 30,001.00 - 31,000.00 374.47 243.41 617.88 31,001.00 - 32,000.00 382.84 248.85 631 69 32,001.00 - 33,000.00 391.21 254.29 645.50 33,001.00 - 34,000.00 399.58 259 73 659.31 3 34,001.00 - 35,000.00 407.95 265.17 673.12 35,001.00 - 36,000.00 416.32 270.61 686.93 36,001.00 - 37,000.00 424.69 276.05 700.74 37,001.00 - 38,000.00 433.06 281.49 714.55 38,001.00 - 39,000.00 441 43 286.93 728.36 39,001 00 - 40,000.00 449 80 292.37 742.17 40,001.00 - 41,000.00 458.17 297.81 755 98 41,001.00 - 42,000.00 466.54 303.25 769.79 .. 42,001.00 - 43,000.00 474.91 308.69 783.60 43,001.00 - 44,000 00 483.28 314.13 797.41 44,001.00 - 45,000.00 491.65 319.57 811.22 45,001.00 - 46,000.00 500 02 325 01 825.03 46,001.00 - 47,000.00 508.39 330.45 838.84 47,001 00 - 48,000 00 516.76 335.89 852.65 48,001.00 - 49,000 00 525.13 341.33 866.46 49,001.00 - 50,000.00 533 50 346.78 880.28 50,001 00 - 51,00000 539.29 350.54 889.83 51,001.00 - 52,00000 545.08 354.30 899.38 52,001.00 - 53,000.00 550.87 358.07 906.94 53,001.00 - 54,000.00 556.66 361.83 918 49 54,001.00 - 55,000.00 562.45 365 59 928.04 55,001.00 - 56,000 00 568.24 369.36 937 60 56,001.00 - 57,000.00 574 03 373.12 947.15 57,001.00 - 58,000.00 579.82 376.88 956.70 58,001.00 - 59,000.00 585.61 380.65 966.26 59,001.00 - 60,000.00 591.40 384.41 975.81 60,001 00 - 61,000.00 597 19 388 17 985.36 61,001.00 - 62,000.00 602.98 391.94 994.92 62,001.00 - 63,000.00 608 77 395.70 1,004.47 63,001.00 - 64,000.00 614.56 399.46 1,014.02 64,001.00 - 65,000.00 620.35 403.23 1,023.58 4 65,001.00 - 66,000.00 626.14 406.99 1,033.13 66,001.00 - 67,000.00 631.93 410.75 1,042.68 67,001.00 - 68,000.00 637.72- 414.52 1,052.24 68,001.00 - 69,00000 643.51 418.28 1,061.79 69,001.00 - 70,000.00 649.30 422.05 1,071.35 70,001.00 - 71,000.00 655.09 425.81 1,080.90 71,001.00 - 72,000.00 660.88 429.57 1,090.45 72,001.00 - 73,000.00 666.67 433.34 1,100.01 73, 001.00 - 74, 000.00 672.46 437.10 1,109.56 74,001.00 - 75,000.00 678.25 440.86 1,1.19.11 75,001.00 - 76,000.00 684.04 444.63 1,128.67 76,001.00 - 77,000.00 689.83 448.39 1,138.22 77,001.00 - 78,000.00 695.62 452.15 1,147.77 78, 001.00 - 79, 000.00 701.41 455.92 1,157.33 79,001.00 - 80,000.00 707.20 459 68 1,166.88 80, 001.00 - 81, 000.00 712.99 463.44 1,176.43 81, 001.00 - 82, 000.00 718.78 467.21 1,185.99 82,001.00 - 83,000.00 724.57 470.97 1,195.54 83,001.00 - 84,000.00 730.36 474.73 1,205.09 84,001.00 - 85,000.00 736.15 478.50 1,214.65 85,001.00 - 86,000.00 741.94 482.26 1,224.20 86,001.00 - 87,000.00 747.73 486.02 1,233 75 87,001.00 - 88,000.00 753.52 489.79 1,243.31 88,001.00 - 89,000.00 759.31 493.55 1,252.86 89,001.00 - 90,000 00 765 10 497 32 1,262.42 90,001.00 - 91,000.00 770.89 501.08 1,271.97 91,001.00 - 92,000.00 776.68 504 84 1,281.52 92,001.00 - 93,000.00 782.47 508.61 1,291 08 93,001.00 - 94,000.00 788.26 512.37 1,300.63 94,001.00 - 95,000.00 794.05 516.13 1,310.18 95,001.00 - 96,000.00 799 84 519.90 1,319 74 5 - I 96,001.00 - 97,000 00 805.63 523.66 1,329.29 97,001.00 - 98,000.00 811.42 527.42 1,338.84 98,001.00 - 99,000.00 817.21 531.19 1,348.40 99,001.00 - 100,000.00 823.00 534.95 1,357 95 100,001.00 - 500,000.00 823.00 For the first $100,000.00. Plus $4.52 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof. 500,001.00 - 1,000,000.00 2,631.00 For the first $500,000 00. Plus $3.86 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof. 1,000,001.00 - And up 4,561.00 For the first $1,000,000.00. Plus $2.59 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof. • SCHEDULE OF FEES -Table 2 -OTHER FEES* 1. Inspection outside of normal business hours (minimum two -hour $64.25 /hour ** charge) 2. Re- inspection fees $64.25 /hour ** 3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated $64.25 /hour ** 4. Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to $64.25 /hour ** approved plans (minimum charge one - half -hour) 5. For use outside consultants for plan checking, inspections or both Actual costs * ** 6. Manufactured homes Single Wide $251.87 Double Wide $297.65 Triple Wide $343.48 7. Commercial coach Single Wide $251.87 Double Wide $297 65 Triple Wide $343.48 8. Demolitions (all structures) $64.25 9. Home occupation (urban area only) $64.25 10. Relocations Residential $250.00 Ag /Storage /Garage /Shed $250.00 11. Re -roof (nonresidential) roofs up to 10,000 square feet, $124.60 plus $128.50 $63.30 additional for each 10,000 square feet or fraction thereof for roofs exceeding 10,000 square feet of area 12. Re -roof (residential) $64.25 6 13. Signs $64.25 14. Swimming pools $96.37 * Beginning January 1, 2006, and on January 1st of each subsequent year, the fees in this table shall be adjusted automatically to account for any increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Seattle area (Seattle CPI -W). ** Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greatest. The cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved. * ** Actual costs include administrative and overhead costs. PERMITS ADD SBCC (State Building Code Council) surcharge $4.50 for first unit, $2.00 for each additional unit (except manufactured homes). Table 3 BUILDING VALUATION TABLE* Occupanc Occupancy Construction Types y Type Description Other IA IB IIA IIB IIIA IIIB IV VA VB A -1 Assembly, $160.6 $153.2 $149.7 $143.5 $133.5 $132.9 $138.9 $123.7 $119.2 theaters with 9 9 6 5 9 0 8 5 5 stage A -1 Assembly, $148.4 $141.0 $137.4 $131.2 $121.3 $120.6 $126.7 $111.4 $106.9 theaters 1 2 8 8 1 3 1 7 8 without stage A -2 Assembly, $118.3 $115 0 $112.1 $107.9 $100.9 $99.75 $104.0 $91.98 $88.94 nightclubs 4 3 4 4 8 0 A -2 Assembly, $117.3 $114.0 $110 1 $106.9 $98.98 $98 75 $103 0 $89.98 $87 94 restaurants, 4 3 4 4 0 bars, banquet halls A -3 Assembly, $149.6 $142.2 $138.7 $132.5 $122.5 $121.8 $127.9 $112.6 $108.1 churches 6 7 3 2 1 2 6 7 7 A -3 Assembly, $119.7 $111.7 $107.2 $102.0 $91.08 $91.39 $97.46 $81.42 $77.74 general, 1 8 4 3 community halls, libraries, 7 museums A-4 Assembly, $117.3 $114.0 $110.1 $106.9 $98.98 $98.75 $103.0 $89.98 $87.91 _ arenas 4 3 4 4 0 " B Business $119.8 $115.5 $111.7 $106.5 $95.15 $94.65 $102.3 $84.79 $81.61 5 4 9 6 1 E Educational $128.3 $124.0 $120 5 $115.1 $106.2 $103.7 $111.3 $94.92 $91.38 7 5 0 7 4 3 6 F -1 Factory and $74.13 $70.68 $66.42 $64.36 $55.62 $56.61 $61.75 $47.42 $45.06 industrial, moderate hazard F -2 Factory and $73.13 $69.68 $66 42 $63.36 $55.62 $55.61 $60.75 $47.42 $44.06 industrial, low hazard - H-1 High hazard, $69.75 $66.29 $63.04 $59.97 $52.43 $52.42 $57.36 $44.23 NP explosives H -2, 3, 4 High hazard $69.75 $66.29 $63.04 $59.97 $52.43 $52.42 $57.36 $44.23 $40.88 H -5 HPM $119.8 $115.5 $111.7 $106.5 $95.15 $94.65 $102.3 $84.79 $81.61 5 4 9 6 1 1 -1 Institutional, $119.1 $115.1 $112.0 $107.4 $98.61 $98.56 $104.2 $90.64 $87.06 supervised 9 0 1 7 2 environment 1 -2 Institutional, $200.3 $196.0 $192.3 $187.0 $175.3 NP $182.8 $104.9 NP incapacitated 6 4 0 7 2 1 6 1 -3 Institutional, $137.9 $133.6 $129.9 $124.7 $114.4 $112.9 $120.4 $104 1 $98.94 restrained 9 7 3 0 7 8 4 2 1 -4 Institutional, $119.1 $115.1 $112.0 $107 4 $98.61 $98.56 $104.2 $90.64 $87 06 day care 9 0 1 7 2 facilities M Mercantile $88.15 $84.83 $80.95 $77.74 $70.26 $70.02 $73.81 $61.26 $59.22 R -1 Residential, $120.3 $116.2 $113.1 $108.6 $99.80 $99.75 $105.4 $91.83 $88.25 hotels 3 4 5 1 1 R -2 Residential, $100.3 $96.24 $93 15 $88.61 $79 95 $79.90 $85.56 $71.98 $68.40 multifamily 3 R -3 Residential, $96.19 $93.52 $91.22 $88.71 $84.51 $84.30 $87.22 $80'.46 $74.68 one- and 8 two- family R-4 Residential, $119.1 $115.1 $112.0 $107.4 $98.61 $98.56 $104.2 $90.61 $87.06 care /assisted 9 0 1 7 2 living facilities S -1 Storage, $68.75 $65.29 $61.04 $58.97 $50.43 $51.42 $56.36 $42.23 $39.88 moderate hazard S -2 Storage, low $67.75 $64.29 $61.04 $57.97 $50.43 $50.42 $55.36 $42.23 $38.88 hazard U Utility, $52.28 $49.73 $46.49 $44.17 $38.31 $38.31 $41.69 $31 50 $29 99 miscellaneou s CA $54.20 $51.43 $48.83 $46.38 $40.34 $40.34 $44.29 $33.78 $31.10 warehouse Mini- storage $73.85 $70 08 $66.53 $64.28 $54.97 $54.96 $60.34 $46.03 $42.38 warehouses Dwellings $81.4 (first story 0 new and additions) Attics (walk $16.3 around) 2 unfinished storage only Basement $16.3 (unfinished) 5 Enclosed $39.4 sleeping or 6 service porch Balcony $21.8 6 Conversion $41.9 of attached 5 garage into living space Deck -no $6 53 9 cover Interior $26.3 remodel 0 Porches $21.8 6 Accessory $21.0 sheds. 7 buildings Footings $33.9 (replacement 9 or for rnoved building —per lineal foot) Carport— $16.8 open all 0 sides Carport— $20.6 partially 0 enclosed (one or more walls) Garage— $32.6 private use 9 (wood frame and pole type) Loading docks and roofs Steel or . $14.4 concrete 8 piers, heavy slab Timber piers, $12.5 heavy wood 0 floor Dirt fill, $10.3 10 concrete 5 retaining wall & slab Light wood $8.81 piers and girders /plank floor Loading $7.40 docks roof - wood, steel, metal or composition NOTES. Private garages use utility.misc. 80% for shell -only building. 50% for nonstructural tenant improvements ('TI ") for new Tls. All other Tls based on evaluation. NP = Not Permitted. * Beginning January 1, 2006, and on January 1st of each subsequent year, the fees in this table shall be adjusted automatically to account for any increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Seattle area (Seattle CPI -W). 11.04.040 Refund of plan review fees upon permit application withdrawal. In the event that a permit application is withdrawn by the applicant before any plan review is commenced by the building official or his /her designee, the applicant may submit a written refund application to the building official within thirty calendar days thereof. The building official shall then authorize a refund of eighty percent of the paid plan review fee. 11.04.050 Design professional to prepare or oversee preparation of construction documents. A design professional, licensed under the provisions of RCW Chapter 18.08, RCW Chapter 18.43, and corresponding WAC regulations as now exist or are hereafter amended is required to prepare or oversee the preparation of construction documents for the construction, erection, enlargement, alteration, and /or repairs of any building or structure that contains or shall contain five or more residential dwelling units or for any commercial building or structure that is or shall be over four thousand square feet in size. 11 11.04.060 Master plan documents. A. Definition. A "master plan" is a set of residential building plans previously reviewed and approved by the city of Yakima, which the applicant intends to reuse exactly as reviewed and approved. B. Single - Family, Duplex and Townhouse. For single - family, duplex or townhouse construction, sixty - five percent of the building permit fee is charged for plan review of a master set of plans. Thereafter, each time the single - family, duplex or townhouse plan is reused, the plan review fee shall be ten percent of the building permit fee. C. Multifamily. For multifamily construction not exceeding a six -unit structure, sixty -five percent of the building permit fee is charged for plan review of a master set of plans. Thereafter, each time the multifamily plan is reused, the plan review fee shall be ten percent of the building .permit fee, if located on a preapproved site plan. D. Duration and Validity of Master Plan. A master plan remains valid for a reduced plan review fee as described above until a new building code is adopted by the state of Washington. At that time, all current master plans shall become void, but can be resubmitted for review under the new code at full plan review fee to establish a new master plan. Any architect- or engineer- signed or stamped plans must have a current professional license as of the date submitted for reuse as a master plan. E. Only the plan review fee is reduced under the master plan program. All other permit fees, including building, plumbing, mechanical, etc., remain the same. 11.04.111.5 Addition to Section 111. Subsection 111.5 is added as a new subsection to Section 111 of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows. 111.5 Public nuisance. It is a public nuisance to use or occupy a building or structure, or any part thereof, without having been issued a valid certificate of occupancy for such building, structure or part thereof by the building official as provided herein. Such public nuisance shall be subject to prevention or abatement by injunction or other appropriate legal remedy in the Superior Court of Washington in Yakima County 11.04.113 Amendment to Section 113. Section 113 of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. Section 113 Board of Appeals 113.1 General. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of this code, there shall be and is hereby created a board of appeals. The board of appeals shall be appointed by the 12 Yakima City Council and shall hold office at its pleasure for a term of three years. The board shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business, and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the building official. 113.2 Limitations on authority. The board of appeals shall hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of this code. 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 apply or a better form of construction is proposed. The board of appeals shall have no authority relative to interpretation of the administrative provisions of this code nor to waive requirements of this code. 113.3 Qualifications. The board of appeals shall consist of seven members who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction and are not employees of the jurisdiction, and who shall be appointed from the following areas. one architect; - one engineer; one building and construction contractor; one developer; one representative from the general public, one Washington state journeyman plumber; and one Washington state journeyman mechanical contractor. The building official and /or the Fire Chief or a designee shall be an ex officio member of and shall act as secretary to said board but shall have no vote on any matter before the board 11.04.202 Amendment to Section 202. The definition of owner provided in Section 202 of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: OWNER. Any person, agent, firm, partnership, association or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the property. 11.04.903.2 Amendment to Section 903.2. An additional automatic sprinkler system exception is added to Section 903.2 of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council and shall read as follows: Additional exception. Automatic sprinkler systems shall not be required for controlled atmosphere storage rooms in which refrigeration apparatus is installed to control the temperature in the storage rooms and gas -tight seals are incorporated in the construction of the rooms. In addition, gas tight seals must be used to facilitate the maintenance of an atmosphere within the storage rooms that is lower in oxygen content and higher in nitrogen and carbon dioxide content than normal atmosphere. 13 11.04.1605.6. Addition of Table 1605.6. Subsection 11.04.1605.6 is added as a new subsection to Section 1605 (Load Combinations) of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows: 1605 6 Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria The climatic and geographic design criteria table provided in YMC 11.22.R301.2(1) are applicable to and incorporated into this chapter as Table 1605.6 In the event that these design criteria conflict with design criteria provided elsewhere in YMC Chapter 11 04 or Chapter 16 of the 2009 edition of the International Building Code, these design criteria shall control unless the building official determines otherwise for a specific structure with special local conditions. TABLE 1605.6 CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA Subject to damage from ICE SHIELD Wind UNDER - Wind Topogr SEISMIC Winter LAYMEN Ground Speed aphic DESIGN Frost line Design T FLOOD AIR MEAN SNOW d Effects CATEGOR Weather- depth Termite Temp REQUIR HAZARD FREEZIN ANNUAL LOAD (mph) k Y - f ing a b c e ED h S g G INDEX i TEMP j 42.86 85 NO C SEVERE 24 S —M 8 No 1973 1000 45 For SI: 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kN /m2, 1 mile per hour = 1.609 km /h. a. Weathering may require a higher strength concrete or grade of masonry than necessary to satisfy the structural requirements of this code. The weathering column shall be filled in with the weathering index (i.e., "negligible," "moderate" or "severe ") for concrete as determined from the Weathering Probability Map [Figure R301.2(3)]. The grade of masonry units shall be determined from ASTM C 34, C 55, C 62, C 73, C 90, C 129, C 145, C 216 or C 652. b. The frost line depth may require deeper footings than indicated in Figure R403.1(1). The jurisdiction shall fill in the frost line depth column with the minimum depth of footing below finish grade. c. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "very heavy," "moderate to heavy," "slight to moderate," or "none to slight" in accordance with Figure R301.2(6) depending on whether there has been a history of local damage. 14 d. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the wind speed from the basic wind speed map [Figure R301.2(4)]. Wind exposure category shall be determined on a site - specific basis in accordance with Section R301.2.1.4. e. The outdoor design dry-bulb temperature shall be selected from the columns of 97- 1 /2- percent values for winter from Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code. Deviations from the Appendix D temperatures shall be permitted to reflect local climates or local weather experience as determined by the building official. f. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the Seismic Design Category determined from Section R301.2.2.1. g. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with (a) the date of the jurisdiction's entry into the National Flood Insurance Program (date of adoption of the first code or ordinance for management of flood hazard areas), (b) the date(s) of the currently effective FIRM and FBFM, or other flood hazard map adopted by the community, as may be amended. h. In accordance with Sections R905.2.7.1, R905.4.3, R905.5.3, R905.6.3, R905.7.3 and R905.8.3, for areas where the average daily temperature in January is 25° F ( -4° C) or less, or where there has been a history of local damage from the effects of ice damming, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "NO." i. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the 100 -year return period air freezing index (BF- days) from Figure R403.3(2) or from the 100 -year (99 %) value on the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www.ncdc.noaa.gov /fpsf.html. j. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the mean annual temperature from the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www.ncdc.noaa.gov /fpsf.html. k. In accordance. with Section R301.2.1.5, where there is local historical data documenting structural damage to buildings due to topographic wind speed -up effects, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table. 15 11.04.1608.3.1 Addition of Table 1608.3.1. The 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is hereby amended to add Table 1608.3.1 as follows: TABLE 1608.3.1 SNOW EXPOSURE FACTOR, Ce TERRAIN CATEGORYa EXPOSURE OF ROOFa,b,d Fully Partially exposedc exposed Sheltered A (see Section 1609.4) N/A 1.1 1.3 B (see Section 1609.4) 0.9 1.0 1.2 C (see Section 1609.4) 0.9 1.0 1.1 D (see Section 1609 4) 0 8 0.9 1.0 Above the treeline in windswept mountainous areas 0.7 0 8 N/A In Alaska, in areas where trees do not exist within a two -mile radius of the site 0.7 0.8 N/A Cold storage building 1.0 1.1 1.2 For SI 1 mile = 1609 m. a. The terrain category and roof exposure condition chosen shall be representative of the anticipated conditions during the life of the structure. An exposure factor shall be determined for each roof of a structure. b. Definitions of roof exposure are as follows. 1. Fully exposed shall mean roofs exposed on all sides with no shelter afforded by terrain, higher structures or trees. Roofs that contain several large pieces of mechanical equipment, parapets which extend above the height of the balanced snow load, hb, or other obstructions are not in this category. 2. Partially exposed shall include all roofs except those designated as "fully exposed" or "sheltered." 3. Sheltered roofs shall mean those roofs located tight in among conifers that qualify as "obstructions." c. Obstructions within a distance of 10 hb provide "shelter," where hb is the height of the obstruction above the roof level. If the only obstructions are a few deciduous trees that are leafless in winter, the "fully exposed" category shall be used except for terrain category "A." Note that these are heights above the roof. Heights used to establish the terrain category in Section 1609 4 are heights above the ground. d. The building official may determine this coefficient for specific structures with special local conditions. 16 11.04.1802.3 Addition to Section 1802. Subsection 11 04.1802.3 is added as a new_subsection to Section 1802 of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows: 1802.3 Definitions. The following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this section, have the meanings shown herein. Undisturbed soil. Soil or soil profile, unaltered by removal or other man - induced changes, except for agricultural activities, that would adversely affect the in -situ or operation of on -lot systems. This soil material and the in -situ soil mass have not been disturbed. Soil. Any uncemented or weakly cemented accumulation of material particles formed by the weathering of rocks, the void space between particles containing water and /or air . In -situ. Soil in the natural or original position. Soil compaction. The process of increasing the density of a soil by packing the particles closer together with a reduction in the volume of air. The higher the degree of compaction, the higher will be the shear strength and lower will be the compressibility of the soil. 11.04.3303.1 Amendment.to Section 3303.1. Section 3303.1 of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. 3303.1 Construction documents. Construction documents and a schedule for demolition must be submitted when required by the building official. Where such information is required, no work shall be done until such construction documents or schedule, or both, are approved. A site assessment checklist shall be completed and returned to the building inspector upon the final inspection. 11.04.3303.4 Amendment to Section 3303.4. Section 3303.4 of the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: 3303.4 Vacant lot. Where a structure has been demolished or removed, the vacant lot shall be filled and maintained to the existing grade or in accordance with the ordinances of the jurisdiction having authority. The vacant lot shall be cleaned of material, including without limitation petroleum tanks, septic tanks, septic drain fields, utilities, pipes, wires and conduit, unless in the right -of -way or easement, from the subterranean surface. Basement walls, footings, foundations may be required to be broken into pieces less than twenty -four (24) inches (610 mm) in size. Any 17 excavation shall be filled with clean fill material, covered with vegetation to prevent erosion as approved by the building official within 90 days after completion unless extended by the building official for reasonable cause. 11.04.3303.7 Addition to Section 3303. Section 3303.7 is added as a new subsection to Section 3303 of the 2009.Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. 3303 7 Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority approval required. No work shall commence until the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority has assessed the proposed demolition work and granted approval to commence. 11.04.1104.1 Amendment to Subsection 1104.1. Section 1104.1 of Appendix! (Patio Covers) to the 2009 Edition of the. International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. 1104 1 Design loads. Patio covers shall be designed and constructed to sustain, within the stress limits of this code, all dead loads plus a minimum vertical live load of 15 pounds per square foot (0.72 kN /m2) except that snow loads shall be used where such snow loads exceed this minimum. Such patio covers shall be designed to resist the minimum wind and seismic loads set forth in this code. 11.04.J103.2 Amendment to Section J103.2. Section J103.2 of Appendix J (Grading) to the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows J103.2 Exemptions. A grading permit shall not be required for the following 1 Grading in an isolated, self- contained area, provided there is no danger to the public, and that such grading will not adversely affect adjoining properties. 2. Excavation for construction of a structure permitted under this code. 3. Cemetery graves. 4. Refuse disposal sites controlled by other regulations. 5. Excavations for wells, or trenches for utilities. 6. Mining, quarrying, excavating, processing or stockpiling rock, sand, gravel, aggregate or clay controlled by other regulations, provided such operations do not affect the lateral support of, or significantly increase stresses in, soil on adjoining properties. 18 7. Exploratory excavations performed under the direction of a registered design professional. This phrase was added to assure that the "exploratory excavation" is not to begin construction of a building prior to receiving a permit for the sole purpose of preparing a soils report. 8. An excavation that (1) is less than 3 feet (915 mm) in depth or (2) does not create a cut slope greater than 6 feet (1829 mm) in height and steeper than 1 unit vertical in 1 -1/2 units horizontal (66.7% slope). 9 A fill less than 2 feet (610 rnm) in depth and placed on natural terrain with a slope flatter than 1 unit vertical in 5 units horizontal (20% slope), or less than 4 feet (1219 mm) in depth, not intended to support structures, that does not exceed 100 cubic yards (76 6 m3) on any one lot and does not obstruct a drainage course. ,10 Test holes done under the provisions of an on -site sewage disposal permit application 11. Grading, including roads, bridges and municipal construction, which is designed to WSDOT, APWA or FHWA standards and specification where such grading is subject to review and approval of a local government agency or a state or federal agency 12. When approved by the building official, temporary grading work necessary to protect property 13. Grading work which. (1) Is not intended to support structures, and (2) Is subject to permitting requirements of other regulations. Exemption from the permit requirements of this appendix shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction. 11.04.J104 Addition to Section J104. Subsections J104.5 and J104.6 are added as a new subsections to Section J104 of Appendix J (Grading) to the 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows* J104.5 Grading plan review fees. A grading plan review fee shall be paid to thebuilding official or his /her designee in accordance with Table J104 5 at the time the plan is submitted for review Separate plan review fees shall apply to retaining walls or major drainage structures as required elsewhere in the Yakima Municipal Code. For excavation and fill on the same site, the plan review fee shall be based on the volume of excavation or fill, whichever is greater. 19 Table J104.5— GRADING PLAN REVIEW FEES Volume cubic yards (cubic meters) Fee 50 (38.2) or Tess No Fee 51 -100 (40- 76.45) $18 73 101-1,000 $28.12 (76.45- 764.5) 1,001- 10,000 (764 5- 7,645.5) $37.45 10,000- 100,000 (7,645.5- 76,455) $37.45 for 10,000 cubic yards plus $18.73 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof 100,001- 200,000 (76,455 - 152,911) $205.99 for 100,000 cubic yards plus $11.22 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof 200,001 (152,911) or more $318.15 for 100,000 cubic yards plus $5.63 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof Additional plan review required by changes, additions or $64.25* revisions to approved plans (minimum charge —one -half (1/2) hour) * Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greater. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved. J104 6 Grading permit fees. A grading permit fee shall be paid to the building official or his/her designee in accordance with Table J104.6 at the time the permit is issued. Separate permit fees shall apply to retaining walls or major drainage structures as required elsewhere in the Yakima Municipal Code. There shall be no separate charge for standard terrace drains and similar facilities. 20 Table J104.6— GRADING PERMIT FEES1 Volume cubic yards (cubic meters) Fee 50 (38.2) or Tess $0.00 51 -100 (40- 76.45) $18.73 101 -1,000 $54.30 for the first 100 cubic yards plus $13.14 for each 100 cubic yards or (76.45 -764 5) fraction 1,001- 10,000 (764.5— $146 52 for the first 1,000 cubic yards plus $11.22 for each 1,000 cubic yards 7,645.5) or fraction 10,000 - 100,000 (7,645.5— $247.46 for 10,000 cubic yards plus $60.50 for each additional 10,000 cubic 76,455) yards or fraction thereof 100,001- 200,000 (76,455— $701.92 for 100,000 cubic yards plus $28.12 for each additional 10,000 cubic 152,911) yards or fraction thereof Other Inspections and Fees. - 1. Inspections outside of normal business hours $64.25 per hour2 (minimum charge two hours) 2. Reinspection fees $64.25 per hour2 3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated $64.25 per hour2 (minimum charge —one -half (1/2) hour) 1. The fee for a grading permit authorizing additional work to that under a valid permit shall be the difference between the fees paid for the original permit and the fee shown for the entire project. 2. Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greater. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved. 21 Chapter 11.22 RESIDENTIAL CODE Sections: 11.22.010 City residential code. 11.22.R105.2 Amendment to Section R105.2. 11.22.R301.2(1) Amendment to Table R301.2(1). 11.22.R317.1 Amendment to Section R317.1. 11.22.010 City residential code. The residential code of the city of Yakima shall be comprised of the following: a. The 2009 Edition of the International Residential Code, as published by the International Code Council, Inc., and as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51 -51 WAC. b. Appendix A (IFGC) (Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping), Appendix B (IFGC) (Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped with Draft Hoods, Category I Appliances, and Appliances Listed for Use and Type B Vents), Appendix C (Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct -Vent Venting Systems), Appendix G (Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs), Appendix H (Patio Covers), and Appendix J (Existing Buildings and Structures) to the 2009 Edition of the International Residential Code, and as published by the International Code Council, Inc. The above - referenced texts are incorporated in this chapter by reference and the several sections or numbers of those texts shall constitute, and may be referred to as, the numbers of this chapter. One or more copies of the texts that comprise the residential code of the city of Yakima shall be maintained on file in the office of the code administration and planning manager of the city of Yakima. 11.22.R105.2 Amendment to Section R105.2. The first building permit exemption listed in Section R105.2 of the International Residential Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: 1 One -story detached accessory building used as a tool and storage shed, playhouse, or similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 120 square feet (11 15 m2). 22 11.22.R301.2(1) Amendment to Table R301.2(1). Table R301.2(1) of the International Residential Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: TABLE R301.2(1) CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA Subject to damage from Ice Shield Wind SEISMIC Frost Winter Underlay Ground Wind Topo- DESIGN line Design -ment Flood Air Mean SNOW Speed graphic Category Weather- depth Termite Temp Required Hazards Freezing Annual LOAD d (mph) Effects k f ing a b c e h g Index i Temp j 42.86 85 NO C SEVERE 24 S —M 8 No ,1973 1000 45 For SI: 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kN /m2, 1 mile per hour = 1.609 km /h. a. Weathering may require a higher strength concrete or grade of masonry than necessary to satisfy the structural requirements of this code. The weathering column shall be filled in with the weathering index (i.e., "negligible," "moderate" or "severe ") for concrete as determined from the Weathering Probability Map [Figure R301.2(3)]. The grade of masonry units shall be determined from ASTM C 34, C 55, C 62, C 73, C 90, C 129, C 145, C 216 or C 652. b. The frost line depth may require deeper footings than indicated in Figure R403.1(1). The jurisdiction shall fill in the frost line depth column with the minimum depth of footing below finish grade. c. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "very heavy," "moderate to heavy," "slight to moderate," or "none to slight" in accordance with Figure R301.2(6) depending on whether there has been a history of local damage. d. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the wind speed from the basic wind speed map [Figure R301.2(4)]. Wind exposure category shall be determined on a site - specific basis in accordance with Section R301.2.1.4 e. The outdoor design dry-bulb temperature shall be selected from the columns of 97- 1 /2- percent values for winter from Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code. Deviations from the Appendix D temperatures shall be permitted to reflect local climates or local weather experience as determined by the building official. f. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the Seismic Design Category determined from Section R301.2.2.1. 23 g. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with (a) the date of the jurisdiction's entry into the National Flood Insurance Program (date of adoption of the first code or ordinance for management of flood hazard areas), (b) the date(s) of the currently effective FIRM and FBFM, or other flood hazard map adopted by the community, as may be amended. h. In accordance with Sections R905.2.7 1, R905 4.3, R905.5.3, R905.6.3, R905.7.3 and R905 8.3, for areas where the average daily temperature in January is 25° F (-4° C) or Tess, or where there has been a history of local damage from the effects of ice damming, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "NO." i. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the 100 -year return period air freezing index (BF -days) from Figure R403 3(2) or from the 100 -year (99 %) value on the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www ncdc.noaa.gov /fpsf.html. j. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the mean annual temperature from the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www.ncdc.noaa.qov / fpsf.html. k. In accordance with Section R301.2.1 5, where there is local historical data documenting structural damage to buildings due to topographic wind speed -up effects, the jurisdiction_ shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table. 11.04.R317.1 Amendment to Section R317.1. Section R317.1 of the International Residential Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: R317.1 Location required. In areas subject to decay damage pursuant to the City of Yakima's Climatic and Geographic Design Criterion in Table R301.2(1), the following locations shall require the use of an approved species and grade of lumber, pressure treated in accordance with AWPA C1, C2, C3, C4, C9, C15, C18, C22, C23, C24, C28, C31, C33, P1, P2 and P3, ordecay- resistant heartwood of redwood, black.locust, or cedars. 1. Wood joists or the bottom of a wood structural floor when closer than 18 inches (457 mm) or wood girders when closer than 12 inches (305 mm) to the exposed ground in crawl spaces or unexcavated area located within the periphery of the building foundation. 2. All wood framing members that rest on concrete or masonry exterior foundation walls and are less than 8 inches (203 mm) from the exposed ground. 24 3. Sills and sleepers on a concrete or masonry slab that is in direct contact with the ground unless separated from such slab by an impervious moisture barrier 4'. The ends of wood girders entering exterior masonry or concrete walls having clearances of Tess than 0.5 inch (12.7 mm) on tops, sides and ends. 5 Wood siding, sheathing and wall framing. on the exterior of a building having a clearance of less than 6 inches (152 mm) from the ground. 6. Wood structural members supporting moisture- permeable,floors or roofs that are exposed to the weather, such as concrete or masonry slabs, unless separated from such floors or roofs by an impervious moisture barrier. 7. Wood furring strips or other wood framing members attached directly to the interior of exterior masonry walls or concrete walls below grade except where an approved vapor retarder is applied between the wall and the furring strips or framing members. 25 Chapter 10.05 FIRE CODE Sections. 10.05.010 Adoption of codes. 10.05.015 Fire code plan review and inspection fees. 10.05.020 Fireworks. 10.05.025 Amendments to the Uniform Fire Code. 10.05.030 Permits, certificates, fees. 10.05 050 Regulation of alarm gongs and chimes. 10.05 060 Care of standpipes and hose. 10.05.070 Establishment of limits in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is to be prohibited. 10.05.075 Operation of tank vehicles. 10.05.080 Establishment of limits in which storage of flammable liquids in outside aboveground tanks is to be prohibited. 10.05 090 Establishment of limits in which bulk plant storage of liquefied petroleum gases is to be restricted. 10 05.110 Storage in unfinished spaces. 10.05.120 Wooden box, tote bin and pallet storage. 10.05.130 Duties of persons in control of public buildings. 10.05.140 Injuring or tampering with fire alarm apparatus or equipment— Sounding false alarm of fire. 10.05.145 Removal of debris after fire. 10 05 150 OPTICOM — Defined— Regulated. 10.05.010 Adoption of codes. The International Fire Code with Appendices B, C, and Sections D105, D106 and D107 of Appendix D therein, 2009 Edition, published by the International Code Council, as modified and adopted pursuant to Chapter 51 -54 Washington Administrative Code (WAC), of which one or more copies of each are filed in the office of the code administration manager of the city of Yakima, and are adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out in full herein, as the fire prevention code of the city, except as hereinafter amended, and the provisions and regulations thereof are hereby adopted as the provisions and regulations of the city, and the several sections of numbers therein shall constitute, and may be referred to as, the numbers of this chapter. 10.05.015 Fire code plan review and inspection fees. A. General. Fees as set forth in Table 10.05.015A shall be paid to the city for review of building plans for compliance with Chapter 10.05 YMC and for inspection of construction for compliance with Chapter 10 05 YMC. No inspection fee shall be charged for annual inspection of existing buildings after a certificate of occupancy has been issued. 26 B. Fees Required for Plan Review. For construction projects for which the fire code requires submittal documents, the hourly plan review fee indicated in Table 10.05.015A shall be charged for the time to perform the plan review. The plan review fees required by this section are separate from the inspection fees required by this section, and are in addition to any inspection fees. When submittal documents are incomplete or are changed so as to require additional plan review, additional plan review fees shall be charged at the rate shown in Table 10.05.015A. C. Fees Required for Inspection. For construction projects for which the fire code requires inspection, the hourly inspection fee indicated in Table 10.05.015A shall be charged for the time to perform the inspection. The inspection fees required by this section are separate from the plan review fees required by this section, and are in addition to any plan review fees. D. Fees Required for Re- Inspections. A fee shall be charged for re- inspection for each inspection that must be made: (1) because work for which inspection is called by the permittee is not complete and ready for inspection; (2) when the inspection record card is not posted or otherwise available on the work site; (3) when the approved plans are not readily available to the inspector; (4) for failure to provide access on the dale for which inspection is requested; or (5) when corrections required by an inspector are not satisfactorily made when the permittee calls for a follow -up inspection for corrections. No re- inspection fee shall be incurred for verification of corrections when such corrections are satisfactorily made. To obtain a re- inspection, the permittee must pay the re- inspection fee stated in Table 10.05.015A in advance. Table 10.05.015A Plan Review and Inspection Fees 1. Plan review for compliance with Chapter 10.05 YMC and for changes, additions or $47.00 per hr. revisions to approved plans (minimum charge —one hour) 2. Normal inspection (minimum charge —one hour) $47.00 per hr. 3. Re- inspection (minimum charge --one hour) $47.00 per hr. 4. Inspections for which no other fee is specifically indicated (minimum charge —one hour) $47.00 per hr. E. Severability. If any part of this section is declared invalid or unconstitutional for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this section. 10.05.020 Fireworks. The manufacture, storage, handling, sale and use of fireworks shall be governed by Chapter 10.15 of the Yakima Municipal Code (YMC), Chapter 70.77 RCW and by Chapter 212 -17 WAC. To the extent any provision of Chapter 33 of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is inconsistent with Chapter 10.15 YMC, Chapter 70.77 RCW or Chapter 212 -17 WAC, the provisions of Chapter 10.15 YMC, Chapter 70 77 RCW and Chapter 212 -17 WAC shall control. 27 10.05.025 Amendments to the International Fire Code. A. Section 103 of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is amended to read as follows: SECTION 103 RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENFORCEMENT 103.1 General. The following officers are designated as fire code officials, as that term is applied throughout this code, with the duties described herein. 103.2 Administration and Enforcement— Code Administration Manager. Subject to the availability of sufficient budgeted funds and /or personnel, the Director of Community and Economic Development shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of this code. Under his direction the Division of Code Administration shall enforce all ordinances of the jurisdiction pertaining to. 1 The prevention of fires. 2. The storage, use and handling of hazardous materials. 3 The installation and maintenance of automatic, manual, and other private fire alarm systems and fire- extinguishing equipment. 4 The maintenance and regulation of fire escapes. 5 The maintenance of fire protection and the elimination of fire hazards on land and in buildings, structures, and other property including those under construction. 6. The maintenance of exits. 7 Adoption and enforcement of this code shall not be construed for the particular benefit of any individual person or group of persons, other than the general public. In the event of a conflict between the intent of this section and any other section herein, this section shall govem insofar as applicable. 103.3 Administration and Enforcement — Fire Chief. The Chief of the Fire Department shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of all ordinances of the jurisdiction pertaining to 1. The suppression or extinguishing of dangerous or hazardous fires. 2. The investigation of the cause, origin and circumstances of fires and unauthorized releases of hazardous materials. 28 B. Section 104, "General," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is amended to add Section 104.1,1 "Rules and Regulations," to read as follows' 104.1.1 Rules and Regulations. The Director of Community and Economic Development, or person designated by the Director, is authorized to make and enforce such rules and regulations for the prevention and control of fires and fire hazards as may be necessary from time to time to carry out the intent of this code. Three certified copies of such rules and regulations shall be filed with the Yakima City Clerk and shall be in effect immediately thereafter and additional copies shall be kept in the Office of Code Administration for distribution to the public. C. Section 104, "General," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to add Section 104.1.2, "Authority of Fire Code Officials to Exercise Powers of Police Officers," to read as follows: 104.1.2. Authority of Fire Code Officials to Exercise Powers of Police Officers. The Chief of the Fire Department and Director of Community and Economic Development, together with their respective authorized representatives, shall have the powers of a police officer in performing their respective duties under this code. D. Section 104, "General," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to add Section 104.1.3, "Authority and Duty of Police Personnel to Assist in Enforcing this Code," to read as follows: 104.1.3. Authority and Duty of Police Personnel to Assist in Enforcing this Code. Whenever requested to do so by the Chief of the Fire Department or the Director of Community and Economic Development or one of their authorized representatives, the Chief of Police shall assign such available police officers as in his discretion may be necessary to assist the Fire Department or Office of Code Administration in enforcing the provisions of this Code. E. Section 106.1, "Inspection Authority," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows. 106.1 Inspection authority. The fire code official is authorized to enter and examine any building, structure, marine vessel, vehicle or premises in accordance with Section 104.3 for the purpose of enforcing this code. Subject to the availability of sufficient budgeted funds and /or personnel, the Code Administration Manager or his authorized representatives may inspect, as often as may be practicable, all buildings and premises, including such other hazards or appliances, as the Code Administration Manager or his authorized representatives may designate for the purpose of ascertaining and causing to be corrected any conditions which would reasonably tend to cause fire or contribute to its spread, or any violation of the purpose or provisions of this Code and of any other law or standard affecting fire safety. 29 F. Section 110.1.1, "Unsafe conditions," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows: 110.1.1 Unsafe conditions. Structures or existing equipment that are or hereafter become unsafe or deficient because of inadequate means of egress or which constitute a fire hazard, or are otherwise dangerous to 'human life or the public welfare, or which involve illegal or improper occupancy or inadequate maintenance, shall be deemed an unsafe condition. A vacant structure which is not secured against unauthorized entry as required by Section 311 shall be deemed unsafe All buildings or structures which are structurally unsafe or not provided with adequate egress, or which constitute a fire hazard, or are otherwise dangerous to human life, or which in relation to existing use constitute a hazard to safety or health, or public welfare, by reason of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation, obsolescence, fire hazard, disaster damage, or abandonment, as specified in this Code or any other effective ordinance, are, for the purpose of this Section, unsafe buildings. All such unsafe buildings are hereby declared to be public nuisances and shall be abated by repair, rehabilitation, demolition, or removal in accordance with the procedure specified in Chapters 4 through 9 of the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings or by any other procedures provided by law G. Section 104.10, "Fire investigations," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows: 104.10 Fire investigations. The Fire Chief, the fire department or other responsible authority shall have the authority to investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of any fire, explosion or other hazardous condition. Information that could be related to trade secrets or processes shall be subject to the procedures and provisions of the Public Records Act, Chapter 42.56 RCW. The Fire Department shall investigate promptly the cause, origin and circumstances of each and every fire occurring in the municipality involving loss of life or injury to person or destruction or damage to property, and if it appears to the Chief of the Fire Department or his authorized representatives making the investigation that such fire is of suspicious origin, he shall then take immediate charge of all physical evidence relating to the cause of the fire and shall pursue the investigation to its conclusion. The Chief of the Fire Department or his authorized representatives shall make a report in writing of all facts and findings relative to each investigation. {4} The Police Department shall assist the Fire Department in its investigations whenever requested to do so, unless otherwise directed by the Chief of Police. H. Section 104.3, "Right of Entry," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows. 104.3 Right of entry. Whenever necessary to make an inspection to enforce any of the provisions of this code, or any rules and regulations adopted hereunder, or whenever the Code Administration Manager or any of his authorized representatives has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in any building or upon any premises any condition in violation of this code which makes such building or premises unsafe, the Code Administration Manager or any of his authorized representatives may enter such building or premises at all reasonable times to 30 inspect; provided, that if such building or premises be occupied he shall first present proper credentials and demand entry; and if such building or premises be unoccupied, he shall first make a reasonable effort to locate the owner or other persons having charge or control of the building or premises and demand entry If such entry is refused, the Code Administration Manager or any of his authorized representatives shall have recourse to every remedy provided by law to secure entry. - "Authorized representative" shall include the officers named in Section 104 1.2 and 104.1 3 of this code. If the owner or occupant denies entry, the chief or his authorized representative shall obtain a proper inspection warrant or other remedy provided by law to secure entry No owner or occupant or any other persons having charge, care or control of any building or premises shall fail or neglect, after proper request is made as herein provided, to promptly permit entry therein by the chief or his authorized representative for the purpose of inspection and examination pursuant to this code. I. Section 109.3, "Violation penalties," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows: • 109.3 Violation penalties. Persons who`shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter, repair or do work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the fire code official, or of a permit or certificate used under provisions of this code, shall be gu8ilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense. J. Section 108, "Board of Appeals," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows* Board of appeals established. In order to determine the suitability of alternate materials and type of construction and to provide for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of this Code, there shall be and hereby is created a Board of Appeals, consisting of five members who are qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to hazards of fire, explosions, hazardous conditions or fire suppression systems and other pertinent matters, and not employees of the City The Code Administration Manager shall be an ex officio member and shall act as Secretary of the Board. The Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the Yakima City Council and shall hold office at their pleasure. The Board shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting its investigations and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the Code Administration Manager with a duplicate copy to the appellant and may recommend to the Yakima City Council such new legislation as is consistent therewith. 31 K. Section 105.2, "Application," of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows. 105.2 Application. All applications for a permit required by this Code shall be made to the Office of Code Administration, the applicable fire code official, in such form and detail as prescribed by the Code Administration Manager. Applications for permits shall be accompanied by such plans as required by the Code Administration Manager. 10.05.030 Permits, certificates, fees. The director of community development, chief of code administration or his authorized representative is authorized and empowered to issue permits, certificates of approval and certificates of fitness required by this code. A permit fee of ten dollars shall be charged to each person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of maintaining fire extinguishers or fumigation. It is unlawful for any person to repair or fill any portable or other type extinguisher, or to fumigate commercially, unless such person has obtained from the chief of code administration a certificate of fitness to do so. Each applicant applying for a certificate of fitness to repair or fill portable fire extinguishers or for fumigation shall be at least eighteen years of age; able to speak, read and write the English language understandably; shall be reliable and have good judgment; and shall be familiar with the necessary work and the materials used in repairing and filling portable fire extinguishers. Whenever the chief of code administration shall find that a person holding a certificate of fitness is careless, negligent or unfitted for the work for which it is issued, the chief of code administration is authorized to revoke or suspend the certificate Any fees required by local or state law in the enforcement of this code shall be paid to the treasurer of the city. Any permit required by this code shall be issued to the recipient on an permanent basis other than those which require renewal on an annual basis. 10.05.050 Regulation of alarm gongs and chimes. Every building in the city used as a school, hospital, nursing home, rest home, nursery, sanitarium, orphanage, old people's home, children's home, hotel, or apartment house of more than one story with four or more families doing their own cooking and living independently of each other in the building shall have a manually operated fire alarm system capable of being heard distinctly throughout the building. The alarm system shall be operated from alternating current, electrically, and shall be provided with a 32 manually operated switch and gong so that they are accessible within one hundred feet of any given point on any floor level. Every alarm system shall be installed in compliance with the electrical code of the city of Yakima, and the state of Washington. Any automatic alarm system meeting NFPA Standard 72A requirements shall be accepted in lieu of a minimum manually operated fire alarm system. The person in charge of any building where a fire alarm system is required shall test the system at least once every two weeks to ascertain whether or not the system is in working order, and shall immediately correct any defect that might be found. It shall be the duty of any employee in a building to see that the fire alarm system is operated immediately after the discovery of fire in the building. In all buildings where a continuously ringing fire alarm system is required, an electrically operated chime system may be substituted if such chime is approved for the purpose by the chief of code administration. 10.05.060 Care of standpipes and hose. The owner or person in charge of any building in the city that is equipped or may hereafter be equipped with wet or dry standpipes with inlet or outlet connectionsiwith national standard thread shall cause such connection and fittings to be kept in proper working order, and ready for immediate use in case of fire. Caps with approved lugs shall be installed on all valves and fittings. All.hose connected with any dry or wet standpipes shall be kept ready for immediate use All hoses shall be tested at least once each year, and satisfactory evidence presented to the chief of code administration showing fitness for use 10.05.070 Establishment of limits in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is to be prohibited. The limits in Chapter 33 of the International Fire Code in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is prohibited are established as follows. within the city limits of Yakima, Washington. 10.05.075 Operation of tank vehicles. There is added to Section 3406 of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, the following subsections: 3406.1.2. Routes —Duty of City Engineer — Deviation. (a) Except as hereinafter provided, any tank vehicles for carriage of flammable liquids, whether loaded or unloaded, desiring to use the streets of the City of Yakima shall follow only the gasoline routes as designated on the gasoline route map on file in the office of the City Clerk. Such tank vehicles may deviate from said established gasoline routes only at the street intersection leading directly to the bulk plant or terminal or motor vehicle fuel dispensing station where such bulk plant or terminal or motor vehicle fuel dispensing station are not located on such routes and cannot be 33 reached by traveling thereon. Provided, however that such tank vehicles may deviate from the established gasoline routes where necessary to do so for the purpose of being serviced or repaired at a service or repair garage when any such garage is not located on and cannot be reached by traveling on said routes. Such deviation shall be made only at the street intersection leading directly to any such approved garage. (b) The City Engineer, with the consent and approval of the Code Administration Manager, is hereby directed to erect and maintain at all times proper signs within the City of Yakima directing the routes for tank vehicles for the carriage of flammable liquids. Such routes may be changed from time to time by the City Engineer, with the consent and approval of the Code Administration Manager, and such changes shall be effective when the same are noted upon the gasoline route map on file in the office of the City Clerk and when such routes are properly marked by signs to plainly indicate said changed routes. (c) In the case of any emergency or necessity requiring a deviation from said gasoline routes now provided for herein or for stopping or parking upon said routes in violation of this title, the owner or operator of any such tank vehicle shall immediately notify, and request instructions from, the Code Administration Manager or any authorized assistant, and shall explicitly carry out any such instructions received. (d) Delivery of flammable liquids on certain streets prohibited. No tank vehicle shall travel along Yakima Avenue or along the first northerly alley or along the first southerly alley immediately adjacent to and running parallel with the said Yakima Avenue between Naches Avenue and-6th Avenue for the purpose of making gasoline deliveries, except only insofar as it shall be necessary for said tank vehicles to proceed on Yakima Avenue or on said alleys from the nearest intersecting street thereto 10.05.080 Establishment of limits in which storage of flammable liquids in outside aboveground tanks is to be prohibited. The limits in Chapter 34 of the International Fire Code,2009 Edition, in which bulk plant storage of flammable liquids in outside aboveground tanks is prohibited are established as follows. first fire zone and third fire zone. 10.05.090 Establishment of limits in which bulk plant storage of liquefied petroleum gases is to be restricted. The limits in Chapter 38 of the International Fire Code, in which bulk storage of liquefied petroleum gas is restricted, are established as follows: first fire zone and third fire zone. 10.05.110 Storage in unfinished spaces. It is unlawful to place, store, or keep or permit to be placed, stored or kept, in any unfinished attic or other place directly under a roof or any unfinished basement or unfinished area under a building except a residence, any furniture, baggage or other combustible or flammable material. The term "unfinished" as 34 used in this section shall apply to any space or area directly under a roof of any building or under the lowest story of a building, which, if used for storage of combustible materials, would be required by the building code to have all walls and ceilings complete as required for any intermediate area or space within the building. 10.05.120 Wood box, tote bin and pallet storage. (1) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled north, northwest or northeast or west of a frame building or frame platform, shall be not less than fifty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed twenty feet in width, fifty feet in length, twelve feet to the eaves, and eighteen feet to the gable thereof. (2) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled to the south, southwest, southeast or east of a frame building or frame platform, shall be less than thirty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed twenty -five feet in width, fifty feet in length, fourteen feet to the eaves, and twenty feet to the gable thereof. (3) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled to the north, northwest or northeast or west of a brick, tile, stone or concrete building, shall be not less than thirty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed twenty -five feet in width, sixty feet in length, sixteen feet to the eaves, and twenty feet to the gable thereof. . (4) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled to the south, southwest, southeast or east of a brick, tile, stone or concrete building, shall be not less than twenty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed thirty feet in width, sixty feet in length, sixteen feet to the eaves and twenty -four feet to the gable thereof. (5) All empty tote bins or pallets may be piled flat on the top of the pile without a gable. The pile shall not exceed thirty -five feet in width, sixty feet in length, and twenty -five feet in height. (6) The length, height and width of any specific box, tote bin or pallet pile may be increased upon written approval of the chief of code administration (7) All piles of empty wood boxes, tote bins, and pallets shall be so arranged that alleys of not less than twelve feet shall surround each pile and the ground around the piles shall be kept free of weeds to a distance of at least six feet from the piles. 10.05.130 Duties of persons in control of public buildings. The owner, manager or person having control or management of a place of public assembly shall notify the chief of code administration of the intent to use the occupancy except that a continuing program of meeting at same shall not require any further notice. 35 10.05.140 Injuring or tampering with fire alarm apparatus or equipment— Sounding false alarm of fire. Any person who willfully and without cause tampers with, molests, injures or breaks any public or private fire alarm apparatus, emergency phone, radio, or other wire or signal, or any firefighting equipment, or who willfully and without having reasonable grounds for believing a fire exists, sends, gives, transmits, or sounds any false alarm of fire, by shouting in a public place or by means of any public or private fire alarm system or signal, or by telephone, is guilty of a misdemeanor. This provision shall not prohibit the testing of fire alarm systems by persons authorized to do so, by a fire department or state fire marshal official. 10.05.145 Removal of debris after fire. A. Any person having under his control or in his possession upon any premises in the city any substances or debris which have been rendered useless or unmerchantable by reason of any fire on the premises must remove the same within forty -eight hours after notice to do so has been given by the chief of code administration to such person. B. Whenever any building or other structure in the city is partially burned, the owner thereof, or the person in charge or control thereof, shall, within ten days after notice from the chief of code administration, remove all refuse, debris, and partially burned lumber from the premises; and if the building or structure is burned to such an extent that it cannot be repaired, as provided by this code or the building code, the owner of the property upon which it is located, or the occupant thereof shall, within ten days after notice from the chief of code administration, remove all the remaining portion of the building or structure from the premises. 10.05.150 OPTICOM Defined — Regulated. A. Definitions. (1) OPTICOM means a light- actuated city of Yakima traffic signal preemption system used to provide safe access for authorized emergency vehicles to and from emergency scenes. (2) Authorized emergency vehicle has the same meaning as set forth in Section 9.10.020 of this code. B. Penalty. It is unlawful for any person to actuate, use, or in any way interfere with OPTICOM; provided, that all city of Yakima officials and employees when operating authorized emergency vehicles or who are testing or maintaining OPTICOM equipment may actuate or use OPTICOM; and provided further, that any person duly licensed under this section or his agent may actuate or use OPTICOM when operating an authorized emergency vehicle licensed in this chapter. C. Licensing. The city manager may direct the city clerk to issue a nontransferable OPTICOM license for any single authorized emergency vehicle for an annual fee of ten dollars to the owner of any authorized emergency vehicle permitting such person or his agent to actuate and use OPTICOM. Such license shall expire one year from the date of issuance. 36 Any person applying for such license shall make application on a form provided by the city clerk prepared by the fire chief of the city of Yakima, which form shall provide sufficient information to insure safe operation of OPTICOM. Upon issuing a license the licensee shall give the city manager an acceptable prepaid policy of liability insurance listing the city of Yakima and its officials and employees as insured in an amount determined by the city manager to adequately cover foreseeable risks generated through licensee's use of OPTICOM. An applicant owner shall also sign an indemnification hold harmless agreement in which he agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the city of Yakima, its officials and employees from any and all liability resulting from a licensee or his agent's actuation and use of OPTICOM. No license shall be granted under this chapter unless the owner applicant's OPTICOM actuation device is acceptable to the fire chief of the city of Yakima or his designee. Any license issued under this chapter may be revoked by the city manager at any time for cause; provided, that before revocation the city manager shall give a licensee written notice of revocation, stating the causes therefor and the date after which said revocation shall take effect if no appeal is taken. The city manager or his designee shall hear all appeals. (Ord. 2198 § 1, 1978). 37 INTERNATIONAL CODES (2009 Editions) Chapter 11.04 BUILDING CODE Sections. 11.04 010 City of Yakima building code. 11.04.020 Creation of enforcement agency and identification of building official. 11.04.030 Schedule'of fees and building valuation. 11.04.040 Refund of plan review fees upon permit application withdrawal. 11.04.050 Design professional to prepare or oversee preparation of construction documents. 11.04.060 Master plan documents. 11.01.110.5 11.04.111.5 Addition to Section 14G 111. 11.01.112 11.04.113 Amendment to Section 442 113. 11 04.202 Amendment to Section 202. 11.04 903.2 Amendment to Section 903.2. 11.04.1605 6 Addition of Table 1605.6. 11.04.1608.3.1 Amendment of Table 1608.3.1. 11.01.1801.3 11.04.1802.3 Addition to Section 1801 1802. 11.04 3303.1 Amendment to Section 3303.1. 11.04.3303.4 Amendment to Section 3303 4 11.04.3303.7 Addition to Section 3303. 11.04.1104 1 Amendment to Subsection 1104.1. 11.04.J103.2 Amendment to Section J103.2. 11.04.J104 Addition to Section J104. 11.04.010 City of Yakima building code. The building code of the city of Yakima shall be comprised of the following as modified by the amendments, additions, deletions, and exceptions provided in this chapter a. The 2803 2009 Edition of the International Building Code, including Sections 101 through 106 of Appendix E (Supplementary Accessibility Requirements), as published by the International Code Council, Inc., and as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51 -50 WAC. b. Appendix F (Rodent Proofing), Appendix G (Flood- Resistant Construction), Appendix I (Patio Covers), and Appendix J (Grading) to the 2803 2009 Edition of the International Building Code and as published by the International Code Council, Inc. The above referenced texts are incorporated in this chapter by reference, and the several sections or numbers of those texts shall constitute, and may be referred to as, the numbers of this chapter. One or 1 more copies of the texts that comprise the building code of the city of Yakima shall be maintained on file in the office of the code administration and planning manager of the city of Yakima. 11.04.020 Creation of enforcement agency and identification of building official. The division of code administration and planning in the department of community and economic development is hereby established as the code enforcement agency of the city of Yakima. The division of code administration and planning shall be under the administrative and operational control of the code administration and planning manager designated by the appointing authority. Wherever the term "building official" is used in this code, it shall be construed to mean the code administration and planning manager. 11.04.030 Schedule of fees and building valuation. The permit fees required under this chapter shall be in accordance with the following: Schedule of Fees - Table 1 and Schedule of Fees -Table 2 -Other Fees. Building valuation shall be in accordance with Building Valuation Data -Table 3. - SCHEDULE OF FEES -Table 1 S.F. Valuation from Table 3 Building Permit Plan Review Sub -Total 1.00 - 500.00 19.29 12.54 31.73 501 00. - 600 00 21.88 14.22 36.10 601.00 - 700.00 24.47 15 91 40 38 701.00 - 800 00 27 06 17.59 44 65 801.00 - 900.00 29.65 19.27 48.92 901.00 - 1,000 00 32.24 20.96 53.20 1,001.00 - 1,100.00 34.83 22.64 57 47 1,101.00 - 1,200.00 37.42 24 32 61.74 1,201.00 - 1,300 00 40 01 26.01 66.02 1,301.00 - 1,400 00 42.60 27.69 70.29 1,401 00 - 1,500.00 45.19 29.37 74.56 1,501.00 - 1,600.00 47.78 31.06 78.84 1,601.00 - 1,700.00 50.37 32.74 83.11 1,701.00 - 1,800.00 52.96 34.42 87.38 1,801.00 - 1,900.00 55.55 36.11 91.66 1,901.00 - 2,000.00 58.14 37.79 95.93 2,001.00 - 3,000.00 69.71 45.31 115.02 2 3,001.00 - 4,000 00 81.28 52.83 134.11 4,001.00 - 5,000.00 92.85 60.35 153.20 5,001.00 - 6,000.00 104.42 67.87 172.29 6,001.00 - 7,000.00 115.99 75 39 191.38 7,001.00 - 8,000.00 127.56 82.91 210.47 8,001.00 - 9,000.00 139.13 90.43 229.56 9,001 00 - 10,000 00 150.70 97.96 248.66 10,001 00 - 11,000.00 162.27 105.48 267.75 11,001.00 - 12,000.00 173.84 113.00 286.84 12,001.00 - 13,000.00 185.41 120.52 305 93 13,001.00 - 14,000.00 196.98 128.04 325.02 14,001.00 - 15,000.00 208.55 135.56 344.11 15,001.00 - 16,000.00 220.12 143.08 363.20 16,001.00 - 17,000 00 231.69 150.60 382.29 17,001.00 - 18,000.00 243.26 158.12 401.38 18,001 00 - 19,000.00 254.83 165.64 420.47 19,001.00 - 20,000.00 266 40 173.16 - 439.56 20,001.00 - 21,000 00 277.97 180 68 458 65 21,001 00 - 22,000 00 289.54 188.20 477.74 22,001.00 - 23,000.00 301.11 195.72 496.83 23,001.00 - 24,000.00 312.68 203.24 515.92 24,001.00 - 25,000.00 324.25 210.76 535.01 25,001.00 - 26,000.00 332.62 216.20 548.82 26,001.00 - 27,000.00 340.99 221.64 562.63 27,001.00 - 28,000.00 349.36 227.08 576 44 28,001.00 - 29,000.00 357.73 232.52 590.25 29,001 00 - 30,000.00 366 10 237 97 604.07 30, 001.00 - 31, 000.00 374 47 243.41 617.88 31,001 00 - 32,000.00 382.84 248.85 631.69 32,001.00 - 33,000.00 391.21 254.29 645.50 33,001.00 - 34,000.00 399.58 259.73 659.31 3 34,001.00 - 35,000.00 407.95 265.17 673.12 35,001.00 - 36,000.00 416.32 270.61 686.93 36,001.00 - 37,000.00 424.69 276.05 700.74 37,001.00 - 38,000.00 433.06 281.49 714.55 38,001.00 - 39,000.00 441.43 286.93 728.36 39,001.00 - 40,000.00 449 80 292.37 742.17 40,001.00 - 41,000.00 458.17 297.81 755.98 41,001.00 - 42,000.00 466.54 303.25 769.79 42,001.00 - 43,000 00 474 91 308.69 783.60 43,001 00 - 44,000.00 483.28 314.13 797 41 44,001.00 - 45,000.00 491.65 319.57 811.22 45,001 00 - 46,000.00 500.02 325.01 825.03 46,001.00 - 47,000.00 508.39 330 45 838.84 47,001.00 - 48,000.00 516.76 335.89 852.65 48,001.00 - 49,000 00 525.13 341.33 866.46 49,001.00 - 50,000 00 533.50 346.78 880.28 50,001 00 - 51,000.00 539.29 350.54 889.83 51,001.00 - 52,000 00 545 08 354.30 899.38 52,001.00 - 53,000.00 550.87 358.07 906.94 53,001.00 - 54,000.00 556.66 361.83 918.49 54,001 00 - 55,000 00 562.45 365.59 928.04 55,001.00 - 56,000.00 568.24 369.36 937.60 56,001.00 - 57,000.00 574.03 373.12 947.15 57,001.00 - 58,000 00 579.82 376.88 956/0 58,001.00 - 59,000.00 585.61 380.65 966.26 59,001.00 - 60,000.00 591.40 384 41 975.81 60,001.00 - 61,000.00 597.19 388.17 985.36 61,001.00 - 62,000.00 602.98 391 94 994.92 62,001.00 - 63,000 00 608.77 395.70 1,004.47 63,001.00 - 64,000 00 614.56 399.46 1,014 02 64,001.00 - 65,000.00 620.35 403.23 1,023.58 4 65,001.00 - 66,000.00 626.14 406.99 1,033 13 66,001.00 - 67,000.00 631.93 410.75 1,042.68 67,001.00 - 68,000.00 637.72 414.52 1,052.24 68,001.00 - 69,000 00 643 51 418.28 1,061.79 69,001.00 - 70,000.00 649.30 422.05 1,071.35 70,001.00 - 71,000.00 655.09 425.81 1,080.90 71,001.00 - 72,000.00 660.88 429.57 1,090.45 72,001.00 - 73,000 00 666.67 433.34 1,100.01 73,001.00 - 74,000 00 672.46 437.10 1,109.56 74,001.00 - 75,000 00 678.25 440.86 1,119.11 75,001.00 - 76,000.00 684.04 444.63 1,128.67 76,001.00 - 77,000.00 689.83 448.39 1,138.22 77,001.00 - 78,000.00 695.62 452.15 1,147.77 78,001.00 - 79,000.00 701.41 455.92 1,157.33 79,001.00 - 80,000.00 707.20 459.68 1,166.88 80,001.00 - 81,000.00 712.99 463.44 1,176.43 81,001.00 - 82,000.00 718.78 467.21 1,185.99 82,001.00 - 83,000 00 724.57 470.97 1,195.54 83,001.00 - 84,000 00 730.36 474.73 1,205.09 84,001 00 - 85,000.00 736 15 478.50 1,214.65 85,001.00 - 86,000.00 741.94 482.26 1,224.20 86,001 00 - 87,000.00 747.73 486.02 1,233.75 87,001 00 - 88,000.00 753.52 489.79 1,243.31 88,001 00 - 89,000.00 759.31 493 55 1,252 86 89,001.00 - 90,000.00 765 10 497.32 1,262.42 90,001.00 - 91,000.00 770.89 501.08 1,271.97 91,001.00 - 92,000.00 776.68 504 84 1,281.52 92,001 00 - 93,000.00 782.47 508.61 1,291 08 93,001.00 - 94,000.00 788.26 512.37 1,300.63 94,001.00 - 95,000.00 794.05 516.13 1,310.18 95,001.00 - 96,000.00 799.84 519.90 1,319.74 5 96,001.00 - 97,000.00 805.63 523.66 1,329.29 97,001.00 - 98,000:00 811.42 527.42 1,338.84 98,001.00 - 99,000.00 817.21 531.19 1,348.40 99,001.00 - 100,000.00 823.00 534.95 1,357.95 100,001 00 - 500,000.00 823.00 For the first $100,000.00 Plus $4.52 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof - 500,001 00 - 1,000,000.00 2,631.00 For the first $500,000.00. Plus $3.86 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof. 1,000,001.00 - And up 4,561.00 For the first $1,000,000.00. Plus $2.59 for each additional $1,000.00 or fraction thereof. SCHEDULE OF FEES -Table 2 -OTHER FEES* 1. Inspection outside of normal business hours (minimum two -hour $64.25 /hour ** charge) 2. Re-inspection fees $64.25 /hour ** 3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated $64.25 /hour ** 4. Additional plan review required by changes, additions or revisions to $64.25 /hour ** approved plans (minimum charge one - half -hour) 5. For use outside consultants for plan checking, inspections or both Actual costs * ** 6. Manufactured homes Single Wide $251.87 Double Wide $297.65 Triple Wide $343.48 7. Commercial coach Single Wide $251.87 Double Wide $297 65 Triple Wide $343.48 8. Demolitions (all structures) $64.25 9. Home occupation (urban area only) $64.25 10. Relocations Residential $250.00 Ag /Storage /Garage /Shed $250.00 11. Re -roof (nonresidential) roofs up to 10,000 square feet, $124.60 plus $128.50 $63.30 additional for each 10,000 square feet or fraction thereof for roofs exceeding 10,000 square feet of area 12. Re -roof (residential) $64.25 6 13. Signs $64.25 14. Swimming pools $96.37 * Beginning January 1, 2006, and on January 1st of each subsequent year, the fees in this table shall be adjusted automatically to account for any increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Seattle area (Seattle CPI -W). ** Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greatest. The cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved * ** Actual costs include administrative and overhead costs. PERMITS ADD SBCC (State Building Code Council) surcharge $4 50 for first unit, $2.00 for each additional unit (except manufactured homes) Table 3 BUILDING VALUATION TABLE* Occupanc Occupancy Construction Types y Type Description Other IA IB IIA IIB IIIA IIIB IV VA VB A -1 Assembly, $160 6 $153.2 $149 7 $143.5 $133.5 $132.9 $138.9 $123.7 $119.2 theaters with 9 9 6 5 9 0 8 5 5 stage A -1 Assembly, $148.4 $141.0 $137 4 $131.2 $121.3 $120.6 $126.7 $111.4 $106.9 theaters 1 2 8 8 1 3 1 7 8 without stage A -2 Assembly, $118 3 $115 0 $112.1 $107 9 $100.9 $99.75 $104.0 $91 98 $88.94 nightclubs 4 3 4 4 8 0 A -2 Assembly, $117 3 $114 0 $110 1 $106.9 $98.98 $98.75 $103.0 $89.98 $87.94 restaurants, 4 3 4 4 0 bars, banquet halls A -3 Assembly, $149.6 $142.2 $138.7 $132.5 $122.5 $121.8 $127.9 $112.6 $108.1 churches 6 7 3 2 1 2 6 7 7 A -3 Assembly, $119.7 $111.7 $107.2 $102.0 $91.08 $91.39 $97.46 $81.42 $77 74 general, 1 8 4 3 community halls, libraries, 7 museums A-4 Assembly, $117.3 $114.0 $110.1 $106.9 $98.98 $98.75 $103.0 $89.98 $87.91 arenas 4 3 4 4 0 B Business $119.8 $115.5 $111.7 $106.5 $95.15 $94.65 $102.3 $84.79 $81.61 5 4 9 6 1 E Educational $128.3 $124.0 $120.5 $115.1 $106.2 $103.7 $111.3 $94.92 $91 38 7 5 0 7 4 3 6 F -1 Factory and $74.13 $70 68 $66.42 $64.36 $55.62 $56.61 $61 75 $47.42 $45.06 industrial, moderate hazard F -2 Factory and $73.13 $69.68 $66.42 $63.36 $55.62 $55.61 $60.75 $47.42 $44.06 industrial, low hazard H -1 High hazard, $69.75 $66.29 $63.04 $59.97 $52.43 $52.42 $57.36 $44.23 NP explosives H -2, 3, 4 High hazard $69.75 $66.29 $63.04 $59.97 $52.43 $52.42 $57.36 $44.23 $40.88 H -5 HPM $119.8 $115 5 $111.7 $106.5 $95.15 $94.65 $102.3 $84/9 $81.61 5 4 9 6 1 1 -1 Institutional, $119 1 $115.1 $112.0 $107.4 $98 61 $98 56 $104.2 $90.64 $87 06 supervised 9 0 1 7 2 environment 1 -2 Institutional, $200.3 $196.0 $192.3 $187.0 $175.3 NP $182.8 $104.9 NP incapacitated 6 4 0 7 2 1 6 1 -3 Institutional, $137.9 $133 6 $129.9 $124.7 $114.4 $112.9 $120.4 $104.1 $98.94 restrained 9 7 3 0 7 8 4 2 1-4 Institutional, $119 1 $115.1 $112.0 $107.4 $98.61 $98.56 $104.2 $90 64 $87.06 day care 9 0 1 7 2 facilities M Mercantile $88.15 $84 83 $80.95 $77.74 $70.26 $70.02 $73 81 $61.26 $59.22 R -1 Residential, $120.3 $116.2 $113.1 $108.6 $99.80 $99.75 $105.4 $91.83 $88.25 hotels 3 4 5 1 1 R -2 Residential, $100 3 $96.24 $93.15 $88.61 $79 95 $79.90 $85.56 $71.98 $68.40 multifamily 3 R -3 Residential, $96.19 $93.52 $91.22 $88.71 $84.51 $84.30 $87.22 $80.46 $74 68 one- and 8 two- family R-4 Residential, $119.1 $115.1 $112.0. $107.4 $98.61 $98.56 $104.2 $90.61 $87.06 care /assisted 9 0 1 7 2 living facilities S -1 Storage, $68.75 $65.29 $61.04 $58.97 $50.43 $51.42 $56.36 $42.23 $39.88 moderate hazard S -2 Storage, low $67.75 $64.29 $61.04 $57.97 $50 43 $50.42 $55.36 $42.23 $38 88 hazard U Utility, $52.28 $49.73 $46.49 $44.17 $38.31 $38.31 $41.69 $31.50 $29.99 miscellaneou s CA $54.20 $51.43 $48 83 $46.38 $40.34 $40.34 $44.29 $33.78 $31.10 warehouse Mini - storage $73.85 $70.08 $66 53 $64.28 $54.97 $54.96 $60.34 $46.03 $42.38 warehouses Dwellings $81.4 (first story 0 new and additions) Attics (walk $16 3 around) 2 unfinished storage only Basement $16.3 (unfinished) 5 Enclosed $39.4 sleeping or 6 service porch Balcony $21.8 6 Conversion $41.9 of attached 5 garage into living space Deck -no $6.53 9 cover Interior $26.3 remodel 0 Porches $21.8 6 Accessory $21.0 sheds, 7 buildings Footings $33.9 (replacement 9 or for moved building —per lineal foot) Carport— $16.8 open all 0 sides Carport— $20.6 partially 0 enclosed (one or more walls) Garage— $32.6 private use 9 (wood frame and pole type) Loading docks and roofs Steel or $14.4 concrete 8 piers, heavy slab Timber piers, $12.5 heavy wood 0 floor Dirt fill, $10.3 10 concrete 5 retaining wall & slab Light wood $8.81 piers and girders /plank , floor Loading $7 40 docks roof - wood, steel, metal or composition NOTES Private garages use utility misc. 80% for shell -only building. 50% for nonstructural tenant improvements ( "TI ") for new Tls. All other Tls based on evaluation NP = Not Permitted. Beginning January 1, 2006, and on January 1st of each subsequent year, the fees in this table shall be adjusted automatically to account for any increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the Seattle area (Seattle CPI -W). 11.04.040 Refund of plan review fees upon permit application withdrawal. In the event that a permit application is withdrawn by the applicant before any plan review is commenced by the building official or his /her designee, the applicant may submit a written refund application to the building official within thirty calendar days thereof. The building official shall then authorize a refund of eighty percent of the paid plan review fee. 11.04.050 Design professional to prepare or oversee preparation of construction documents. A design professional, licensed under the provisions of RCW Chapter 18.08, RCW Chapter 18.43, and corresponding WAC regulations as now exist or are hereafter amended is required to prepare or oversee the preparation of construction documents for the construction, erection, enlargement, alteration, and /or repairs of any building or structure that contains or shall contain five or more residential dwelling units or for any commercial building or structure that ,is or shall be over four thousand square feet in size. " 11 11.04.060 Master plan documents. A. Definition. A "master plan" is a set of residential building plans previously reviewed and approved by the city of Yakima, which the applicant intends to reuse exactly as reviewed and approved. B. Single - Family, Duplex and Townhouse. For single - family, duplex or townhouse construction, sixty - five percent of the building permit fee is charged for plan review of a master set of plans. Thereafter, each time the single - family, duplex or townhouse plan is reused, the plan review fee shall be ten percent of the building permit fee. C. Multifamily. For multifamily construction not exceeding a six -unit structure, sixty -five percent of the building permit fee is charged for plan review of a master set of plans. Thereafter, each time the multifamily plan is reused, the plan review fee shall be ten percent of the building permit fee, if located on a preapproved site plan. D. Duration and Validity of Master Plan. A master plan remains valid for a reduced plan review fee as described above until a new building code is adopted by the state of Washington. At that time, all current master plans shall become void, but can be resubmitted for review under the new code at full plan review fee to establish a new master plan. Any architect- or engineer- signed or stamped plans must have a current professional license as of the date submitted for reuse as a master plan. E. Only the plan review fee is reduced under the master plan program. All other permit fees, including building, plumbing, mechanical etc., remain the same. 11.04.16 11.04.111.5 Addition to Section 448 111. Subsection 110.5 111.5 is added as a new subsection to Section 1110111 of the 2883 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows. 110.5 111.5 Public nuisance. It is a public nuisance to use or occupy a building or structure, or any part thereof, without having been issued a valid certificate of occupancy for such building, structure or part thereof by the building official as provided herein. Such public nuisance shall be subject to prevention or abatement by injunction or other appropriate legal remedy in the Superior Court of Washington in Yakima County 11.04.112 11.04.113 Amendment to Section 442. 113. Section 142 113 of the 2883 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. Section 112 113 Board of Appeals 112.1 113.1 General. In order to hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of this 12 code, there shall be and is hereby created a board of appeals. The board of appeals shall be appointed by the Yakima City Council and shall hold office at its pleasure for a term of three years. The board shall adopt rules of procedure for conducting its business, and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the building official. 112.2 113.2 Limitations on authority. The board of appeals shall hear and decide appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of this code. 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 apply or a better form of construction is proposed. The board of appeals shall have no authority relative to interpretation of the administrative provisions of this code nor to waive requirements of this code. 112.3 113.3 Qualifications. The board of appeals shall consist of seven members who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction and are not employees of the jurisdiction, and who shall be appointed from the following areas. one architect; one engineer; one building and construction contractor; one developer; one representative from the general public, one Washington state joumeyman plumber; and one Washington state journeyman mechanical contractor The building official and /or the Fire Chief or a designee shall be an ex officio member of and shall act as secretary to said board but shall have no vote on any matter before the board. 11.04.202 Amendment to Section 202. The definition of owner provided in Section 202 of 2-943 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: OWNER. Any person, agent, firm, partnership, association or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the property 11.04.903.2 Amendment to Section 903.2. An additional automatic sprinkler system exception is added to Section 903.2 of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council and shall read as follows: Additional exception: Automatic sprinkler systems shall not be required for controlled atmosphere storage rooms in which refrigeration apparatus is installed to control the temperature in the storage rooms and gas -tight seals are incorporated in the construction of the rooms. In addition, gas tight seals must be used to facilitate the maintenance of an atmosphere within the storage rooms that is lower in oxygen content and higher in nitrogen and carbon dioxide content than normal atmosphere. 13 11.04.1605.6 Addition of Table 1605.6. Subsection 11.04.1605 6 is added as a new subsection to Section 1605 (Load Combinations) of the 2803 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows: 1605.6 Climatic and Geographic Design Criteria The climatic and geographic design criteria table provided in YMC 11.22.R301.2(1) are applicable to and incorporated into this chapter as Table 1605 6 In the event that these design criteria conflict with design criteria provided elsewhere in YMC Chapter 11 04 or Chapter 16 of the 2.983 2009 edition of the International Building Code, these design criteria shall control unless the building official determines otherwise for a specific structure with special local conditions. TABLE 1605.6 CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA Subject to damage from ICE SHIELD Wind UNDER - Wind Topogr SEISMIC Winter LAYMEN Ground Speed aphic DESIGN Frost line Design T FLOOD AIR MEAN SNOW d Effects CATEGOR Weather- depth Termite Temp REQUIR HAZARD FREEZIN ANNUAL LOAD (mph) k Y f ing a b c e ED h S g G INDEX i TEMP j 42.86 85 NO C SEVERE 24 S —M 8 No 1973 1000 45 , For SI 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kN /m2, 1 mile per hour = 1 609 km /h. a. Weathering may require a higher strength concrete or grade of masonry than necessary to satisfy the structural requirements of this code. The weathering column shall be filled in with the weathering index (i.e., "negligible," "moderate" or "severe ") for concrete as determined from the Weathering Probability Map [Figure R301.2(3)]. The grade of masonry units shall be determined from ASTM C 34, C 55, C 62, C 73, C 90, C 129, C 145, C 216 or C 652. b The frost line depth may require deeper footings than indicated in Figure R403 1(1). The jurisdiction shall fill in the frost line depth column with the minimum depth of footing below finish grade. c.- The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "very heavy," "moderate to heavy," "slight to moderate," or "none to slight" in accordance with Figure R301.2(6) depending on whether there has been a history of local damage. 14 d. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the wind speed from the basic wind speed map [Figure R301.2(4)]. Wind exposure category shall be determined on a site - specific basis in accordance with Section R301.2.1.4 e. The outdoor design dry-bulb temperature shall be selected from the columns of 97- 1 /2- percent values for winter from Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code. Deviations from the Appendix D temperatures shall be permitted to reflect local climates or local weather experience as determined by the building official. f. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the Seismic Design Category determined from Section R301.2.2.1. g. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with (a) the date of the jurisdiction's entry into the National Flood Insurance Program (date of adoption of the first code or ordinance for management of flood hazard areas), (b) the date(s) of the currently effective FIRM and FBFM, or other flood hazard map adopted by the community, as may be amended. h. In accordance with Sections R905.2.7.1, R905.4.3, R905.5.3, R905.6.3, R905.7.3 and R905.8.3, for areas where the average daily temperature in January is 25° F (-4° C) or less, or where there has been a history of local damage from the effects of ice damming, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "NO " i. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the 100 -year return period air freezing index (BF- days) from Figure R403 3(2) or from the 100 -year (99 %) value on the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www.ncdc.noaa.gov /fpsf.html. j. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the mean annual temperature from the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www.ncdc.noaa.gov / fpsf.html. k. In accordance with Section R301.2.1 5, where there is local historical data documenting structural damage to buildings due to topographic wind speed -up effects, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table. 15 11.04.1608.3.1 Amendment Addition of Table 1608.3.1. Tablc 1608.3.1 of the The 2083 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is hereby amended to fea4 add Table 1608.3.1 as follows. TABLE 1608.3.1 SNOW EXPOSURE FACTOR, .Ce TERRAIN CATEGORYa EXPOSURE OF ROOFa,b,d Fully Partially exposedc exposed Sheltered A (see Section 1609.4) N/A 1.1 1.3 B (see Section 1609.4) 0.9 1.0 1.2 C (see Section 1609.4) 0.9 1.0 1.1 D (see Section 1609.4) 0.8 0.9 1.0 Above the treeline in windswept mountainous areas 0.7 0.8 N/A In Alaska, in areas where trees do not exist within a two -mile radius of the site 0.7 0.8 N/A Cold storage building 1 0 1.1 1.2 For SI. 1 mile = 1609 m. a. The terrain category and roof exposure condition chosen shall be representative of the anticipated conditions during the life of the structure. An exposure factor shall be determined for each roof of a structure. b. Definitions of roof exposure are as follows 1. Fully exposed shall mean roofs exposed on all sides with no shelter afforded by terrain, higher structures or trees. Roofs that contain several large pieces of mechanical equipment, parapets which extend above the height of the balanced snow load, hb, or other obstructions are not in this category. 2. Partially exposed shall include all roofs except those designated as "fully exposed" or "sheltered." 3. Sheltered roofs shall mean those, roofs located tight in among conifers that qualify as "obstructions." c. Obstructions within a distance of 10 hb provide "shelter," where hb is the height of the obstruction above the roof level. If the only obstructions are a few deciduous trees that are leafless in winter, the "fully exposed" category shall be used except for terrain category "A." Note that these are heights above the roof. Heights used to establish the terrain category in Section 1609.4 are heights above the ground. d. The building official may determine this coefficient for specific structures with special local conditions. 16 11.04.1801.3 11.04.1802.3 Addition to Section 4 -804 1802. Subsection 11.01.1801.3 11.04.1802.3 is added as a new subsection to Section 4804.1802 of the 2403 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows: 1801.3 1802.3 Definitions. The following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this section, have the meanings shown herein. Undisturbed soil. Soil or soil profile, unaltered by removal or other man - induced changes, except for agricultural activities, that would adversely affect the in -situ or operation of on -lot systems. This soil material and the in -situ soil mass have not been disturbed. Soil. Any uncemented or weakly cemented accumulation of material particles formed by the weathering of rocks, the void space between particles containing water and /or air In -situ. Soil in the natural or original position. Soil compaction The process of increasing the density of a soil by packing the particles closer together with a reduction in the volume of air The higher the degree of compaction, the higher will be the shear strength and lower will be the compressibility of the soil. 11.04.3303.1 Amendment to Section 3303.1. Section 3303.1 of the 2983 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. 3303.1 Construction documents. Construction documents and a schedule for demolition must be submitted when required by the building official. Where such information is required, no work shall be done until such construction documents or schedule, or both, are approved A site assessment checklist shall be completed and returned to the building inspector upon the final inspection. 11.04.3303.4 Amendment to Section 3303.4. Section 3303.4 of the 2.043 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. 3303 4 Vacant lot. Where a structure has been demolished or removed, the vacant lot shall be filled and maintained to the existing grade or in accordance with the ordinances of the jurisdiction having authority. The vacant lot shall be cleaned of material, including without limitation petroleum tanks, septic tanks, septic drain fields, utilities, pipes, wires and conduit, unless in the right -of -way or easement, from the subterranean surface. Basement walls, footings, foundations may be required to be broken into pieces less than twenty -four (24) inches (610 mm) in size. Any 17 excavation shall be filled with clean fi ll material, covered with vegetation to prevent erosion as approved by the building official within 90 days after completion unless extended by the building official for reasonable cause. 11.04.3303.7 Addition to Section 3303. Section 3303.7 is added as a new subsection to Section 3303 of the 2003 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: 3303.7 Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority approval required. No work shall commence until the Yakima Regional Clean Air Authority has assessed the proposed demolition work and granted approval to commence. 11.04.1104.1 Amendment to Subsection 1104.1. Section 1104.1 of Appendix I (Patio Covers) to the 2803 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: 1104 1 Design loads. Patio covers shall be designed and constructed to sustain, within the stress limits of this code, all dead loads plus a minimum vertical live load of 15 pounds per square foot (0.72 kN /m2) except that snow loads shall be used where such snow loads exceed this minimum. Such patio covers shall be designed to resist the minimum wind and seismic loads set forth in this code. 11.04.J103.2 Amendment to Section J103.2. Section J103.2 of Appendix J (Grading) to the 2883 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: J103.2 Exemptions. A grading permit shall not be required for the following 1. Grading in an isolated, self- contained area provided there is no danger to the public, and that such grading will not adversely affect adjoining properties. 2. Excavation for construction of a structure permitted under this code 3. Cemetery graves. 4 Refuse disposal sites controlled by other regulations. 5. Excavations for wells, or trenches for utilities. 6 Mining, quarrying, excavating, processing or stockpiling rock, sand, gravel, aggregate or clay controlled by other regulations, provided such operations do not affect the lateral support of, or significantly increase stresses in, soil on adjoining properties. 18 7. Exploratory excavations performed under the direction of a registered design professional. This phrase was added to assure that the "exploratory excavation" is not to begin construction of a building prior to receiving a permit for the sole purpose of preparing a soils report. 8. An excavation that (1) is Tess than 3 feet (915 mm) in depth or (2) does not create a cut slope greater than 6 feet (1829 mm) in height and steeper than 1 unit vertical in 1-1/2 units horizontal (66 7% slope). 9 A fill less than 2 feet (610 mm) in depth and placed on natural terrain with a slope flatter than 1 unit vertical in 5 units horizontal (20% slope), or less than 4 feet (1219 mm) in depth, not intended to support structures, that does "not exceed 100 cubic yards (76 6 m3) on any one lot and does not obstruct a drainage course. 10. Test holes done under the provisions of an on -site sewage disposal permit application 11. Grading, including roads, bridges and municipal construction, which is designed to WSDOT, APWA or FHWA standards and specification where such grading is subject to review and approval of a local government agency or a state or federal agency 12. When approved by the building official, temporary grading work necessary to protect property 13. Grading work which. (1) Is not intended to support structures, and (2) Is subject to permitting requirements of other regulations. Exemption from the permit requirements of this appendix shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction. 11.04.J104 Addition to Section J104. Subsections J104.5 and J104 6 are added as a new subsections to Section-J104 of Appendix J (Grading) to the 2993 2009 Edition of the International Building Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council to read as follows. J104 5 Grading plan review fees. A grading plan review fee shall be paid to the building official or his /her designee in accordance with Table J104 5 at the time the plan is submitted for review. Separate plan review fees shall apply to retaining walls or major drainage structures as required elsewhere in the Yakima Municipal Code For excavation and fill on the same site, the plan review fee shall be based on the volume of excavation or fill, whichever is greater. 19 Table J104.5 —GRADING PLAN REVIEW FEES Volume cubic yards (cubic meters) Fee 50 (38.2) or less No Fee 51 -100 (40- 76.45) $18.73 101 -1,000 - $28.12 (76 45-764 • 1,001- 10,000 (764.5- 7,645.5) $37.45 10,000 - 100,000 (7,645.5- 76,455) $37.45 for 10,000 cubic yards plus $18.73 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof 100,001- 200,000 (76,455- 152,911) $205.99 for 100,000 cubic yards plus $11.22 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof 200,001 (152,911) or more $318.15 for 100,000 cubic yards plus $5.63 for each additional 10,000 cubic yards or fraction thereof Additional plan review required by changes, additions or $64.25* revisions to approved plans (minimum charge —one -half (1/2) hour) * Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greater. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved. J104 6 Grading permit fees. A grading permit fee shall be paid to the building official or his /her designee in accordance with Table J104 6 at the time the permit is issued. Separate permit fees shall apply to retaining walls or major drainage structures as required elsewhere in the Yakima Municipal Code. There shall be no separate charge for standard terrace drains and similar facilities. 20 Table J104.6— GRADING PERMIT FEES1 Volume cubic yards (cubic meters) Fee 50 (38.2) or Tess $0.00 51 -100 (40- 76.45) $18.73 101 -1,000 $54.30 for the first 100 cubic yards plus $13.14 for each 100 cubic yards or (76.45- 764.5) fraction 1,001- 10,000 (764.5— $146.52 for the first 1,000 cubic yards plus $11.22 for each 1,000 cubic yards 7,645.5) or fraction 10,000 - 100,000 (7,645.5— $247.46 for 10,000 cubic yards plus $60.50 for each additional 10,000 cubic 76,455) yards or fraction thereof 100,001- 200,000 (76,455— $701.92 for 100,000 cubic yards plus $28.12 for each additional 10,000 cubic 152,911) yards or fraction thereof Other Inspections and Fees: 1. Inspections outside of normal business hours $64.25 per hour2 (minimum charge two hours) 2. Reinspection fees $64.25 per hour2 3. Inspections for which no fee is specifically indicated $64.25 per hour2 (minimum charge —one -half (1/2) hour) 1. The fee for a grading permit authorizing additional work to that under a valid permit shall be the difference between the fees paid for the original permit and the fee shown for the entire project. 2. Or the total hourly cost to the jurisdiction, whichever is greater. This cost shall include supervision, overhead, equipment, hourly wages and fringe benefits of the employees involved. 21 Chapter 11.22 RESIDENTIAL CODE Sections' 11.22.010 City residential code. 11.22.R105.2 Amendment to Section R105.2. 11.22.R301.2(1) - Amendment to Table R301.2(1). .11.22.R319.1 11.22.R317.1 Amendment to Section R319.1 R317.1 11.22.010 City residential code. The residential code of the city of Yakima shall be comprised of the following* a. The 2993 2009 Edition of the International Residential Code, as published by the International Code Council, Inc., and as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51 -51 WAC. b. Appendix A (IFGC) (Sizing and Capacities of Gas Piping), Appendix B (IFGC) (Sizing of Venting Systems Serving Appliances Equipped with Draft Hoods Category I Appliances, and Appliances Listed for Use and Type B Vents), Appendix C (Exit Terminals of Mechanical Draft and Direct -Vent Venting Systems), Appendix G (Swimming Pools, Spas and Hot Tubs), Appendix H (Patio Covers), and Appendix J (Existing Buildings and Structures) to the 2003 2009 Edition of the International Residential Code, and as published by the International Code Council, Inc. The above - referenced texts are incorporated in this chapter by reference and the several sections or numbers of those texts shall constitute, and may be referred to as, the numbers of this chapter. One or more copies of the texts that comprise the residential code of the city of Yakima shall be maintained on file in the office of the code administration and planning manager of the city of Yakima. 11.22.R105.2 Amendment to Section R105.2. The first building permit exemption listed in Section R105.2 of the International Residential Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Cbuncil is amended to read as follows* 1. One -story detached accessory building used as a tool and storage shed, playhouse, or similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 120 square feet (11 15 m2). 22 11.22.R301.2(1) Amendment to Table R301.2(1). Table R301.2(1) of the International Residential Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows: TABLE R301.2(1) CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA Subject to damage from Ice Shield Wind SEISMIC Frost Winter Underlay Ground Wind Topo- DESIGN line Design -ment Flood Air Mean SNOW Speed graphic Category Weather- depth Termite Temp Required Hazards Freezing Annual LOAD, . d (mph) Effects k f ing a b c e h g Index i Temp j 42.86 85 NO C SEVERE 24 S —M 8 No 1973 1000 45 For SI 1 pound per square foot = 0.0479 kN /m2, 1 mile per hour = 1.609 km /h. a. Weathering may require a higher strength concrete or grade of masonry than necessary to satisfy the structural requirements of this code. The weathering column shall be filled in with the weathering index (i.e., "negligible," "moderate" or "severe ") for concrete as determined from the Weathering Probability Map [Figure R301.2(3)]. The grade of masonry units shall be determined from ASTM C 34, C 55, C 62, C 73, C 90, C 129, C 145, C 216 or C 652. b. The frost line depth may require deeper footings than indicated in Figure R403 1(1) The jurisdiction shall fill in the frost line depth column with the minimum depth of footing below finish grade. c. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "very heavy," "moderate to heavy," "slight to moderate," or "none to slight" in accordance with Figure R301.2(6) depending on whether there has been a history of local damage. d. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the wind speed from the basic wind speed map [Figure R301.2(4)]. Wind exposure category shall be determined on a site - specific basis in accordance with Section R301.2.1.4. e. The outdoor design dry-bulb temperature shall be selected from the columns of 97- 1 /2- percent values for winter from Appendix D of the International Plumbing Code. Deviations from the Appendix D temperatures shall be permitted to reflect local climates or local weather experience as determined by the building official f. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the Seismic Design Category determined from Section R301.2.2.1. 23 g. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with (a) the date of the jurisdiction's entry into the National Flood Insurance Program (date of adoption of the first code or ordinance for management of flood hazard areas), (b) the date(s) of the currently effective FIRM and FBFM,or other flood hazard map adopted by the community, as may be amended. h. In accordance with Sections R905.2.7.1, R905.4.3, R905.5.3, R905.6.3, R905.7.3 and R905.8.3, for areas where the average daily temperature in January is 25° F (-4° C) or less, or where there has been a history of local damage from the effects of ice damming, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "NO." i. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the 100 -year return period air freezing index (BF -days) from Figure R403.3(2) or from the 100 -year (99 %) value on the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at www.ncdc.noaa.gov /fpsf.html. j. The jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with the mean annual temperature from the National Climatic Data Center data table "Air Freezing Index —USA Method (Base 32° Fahrenheit)" at vvvvw.ncdc.noaa.gov/fpsf.html. k. In accordance with Section R301.2.1.5, where there is local historical data documenting structural damage to buildings due to topographic wind speed -up effects, the jurisdiction shall fill in this part of the table with "YES." Otherwise, the jurisdiction shall indicate "NO" in this part of the table 11.22.R319.1 11.04.R317.1 Amendment to Section 834-9.1 R317.1. Section R310.1 R317.1 of the International Residential Code as adopted and maintained by the State Building Code Council is amended to read as follows. R310.1 R317.1 Location required. In areas subject to decay damage pursuant to the City of Yakima's Climatic and Geographic Design Criterion in Table R301.2(1), the following locations shall require the use of an approved species and grade of lumber, pressure treated in accordance with AWPA C1, C2, C3, C4, C9, C15, C18, C22, C23, C24, C28, C31, C33, P1, P2 and P3, or decay- resistant heartwood of redwood, black locust, or cedars. 1. Wood joists or the bottom of a wood structural floor when closer than 18 inches (457 mm) or wood girders when closer than 12 inches (305 mm) to the exposed ground in crawl spaces or unexcavated area located within the periphery of the building foundation. .2. All wood framing members that rest on concrete or masonry exterior foundation walls and are Tess than 8 inches (203 mm) from the exposed ground. 24 3. Sills and sleepers on a concrete or masonry slab that is in direct contact with the ground unless separated from such slab by an impervious moisture barrier 4. The ends of wood girders entering exterior masonry or concrete walls having clearances of less than 0.5 inch (12.7 mm) on tops, sides and ends. 5. Wood siding, sheathing and wall framing on the exterior of a building having a clearance of less than 6 inches (152 mm) from the ground. 6. Wood structural members supporting moisture - permeable floors or roofs that are exposed to the weather, such as concrete or masonry slabs, unless separated from such floors or roofs by an impervious moisture barrier. 7 Wood furring strips or other wood framing members attached directly to the interior of exterior masonry walls or concrete walls below grade except where an approved vapor retarder is applied between the wall and the furring strips or framing members. 25 Chapter 10.05 FIRE CODE Sections: 10.05.010 Adoption of codes. 10.05.015 Fire code plan review and inspection fees. 10.05.020 Dclotionc from the Uniform Firc Codo. Fireworks. 10.05.025 Amendments to the Uniform Fire Code. 10.05.030 Permits, certificates, fees. 10.05.050 Regulation of alarm gongs and chimes. 10.05.060 Care of standpipes and hose. 10.05.070 . Establishment of limits in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is to be prohibited. 10 05.075 Operation of tank vehicles. 10.05.080 Establishment of limits in which storage of flammable liquids in outside aboveground tanks is to be prohibited. 10.05 090 Establishment of limits in which bulk plant storage of liquefied petroleum gases is to be restricted. 10.05.110 Storage in unfinished spaces. 10.05.120 Wooden box, tote bin and pallet storage. - 10.05.130 Duties of persons in control of public buildings. • 10.05 140 Injuring or tampering with fire alarm apparatus or equipment— Sounding false alarm of fire. 10.05.145 Removal of debris after fire. 10.05.150 OPTICOM — Defined— Regulated. 10.05.010 Adoption of codes. The Uniform International Fire Code with Appendices B, C, and Sections D105, D106 and D107 of Appendix D - _ - e • . _ -- _ - • -•e : therein, 1901 2009 Edition, published by the International Code Council, as modified and adopted pursuant to Chapter 51 -54 Washington Administrative Code - - - - - - - - -- .._. _ _ •- - _ -• - e •• • - ---- - -•e- e , ° of which one or more copies of each are filed in the office of the code administration manager of the city of Yakima, and are adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out in full herein, as the fire prevention code of the city, except as hereinafter amended, and the provisions and regulations thereof are hereby adopted as the provisions and regulations of the city, and the several sections of numbers therein shall constitute, and may be referred to as, the numbers of this chapter. 10.05.015 Fire code plan review and inspection fees. A. General. Fees as set forth in Table 10.05.015A shall be paid to the city for review of building plans for compliance with Chapter 10 05 YMC and for inspection of construction for compliance with Chapter 26 10.05 YMC. No inspection fee shall be charged for annual inspection of existing buildings after a certificate of occupancy has been issued. B Fees Required for Plan Review For construction projects for which the fire code requires submittal documents, the hourly plan review fee indicated in Table 10.05.015A shall be charged for the time to perform the plan review. The plan review fees required by this section are separate from the inspection fees required by this section, and are in addition to any inspection fees. When submittal documents are incomplete or are changed so as to require additional plan review, additional plan review fees shall be charged at the rate shown in Table 10.05 015A. C. Fees Required for Inspection. For construction projects for which the fire code requires inspection, the hourly inspection fee indicated in Table 10.05.015A shall be charged for the time to perform the inspection. The inspection fees required by this section are separate from the plan review fees required by this section, and are in addition to any plan review fees. D. Fees Required for Re- Inspections. A fee shall be charged for re- inspection for each inspection that must be made. (1) because work for which inspection is called by the permittee is not complete and ready for inspection, (2) when the inspection record card is not posted or otherwise available on the work site; (3) when the approved plans are not readily available to the inspector; (4) for failure to provide access on the date for which inspection is requested; or (5) when corrections required by an inspector are not satisfactorily made when the permittee calls for a follow -up inspection for corrections. No re- inspection fee shall be incurred for verification of corrections when such corrections are satisfactorily made. To obtain a re- inspection, the permittee must pay the re- inspection fee stated in Table 10.05.015A in advance. Table 10.05.015A Plan Review and Inspection Fees 1. Plan review for compliance with Chapter 10 05 YMC and for changes, additions or $47 00 per hr. revisions to approved plans (minimum charge —one hour) 2. Normal inspection (minimum charge —one hour) $47.00 per hr. 3. Re- inspection (minimum charge —one hour) $47.00 per hr. 4. Inspections for which no other fee is specifically indicated (minimum charge —one hour) $47.00 per hr. E. Severability. If any part of this section is declared invalid or unconstitutional for any reason, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this section. 10.05.020 ! • _ • _ • • - _ . •• - - - _ . . Fireworks. - .- - - •• • - -- --, " = e. - -'• , " . ` e. - • . , s_ ! e. 27 24984 2, 1085: Ord. 2660 § 2, 1083. Ord. 2462 § 2, 1980: Ord. 2354 § 4, 1970: Ord. 2171 § 2, 1078: Ord. 1761 § 2, 1075: Ord. 1100 § 2, 1060: Ord. 1027 § 2, 1068). The manufacture, storage, handling, sale and use of fireworks shall be governed by Chapter 10.15 of the Yakima Municipal Code (YMC), Chapter 70.77 RCW and by Chapter 212 -17. WAC. To the extent any provision of Chapter 33 of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is inconsistent with Chapter 10.15 YMC, Chapter 70.77 RCW or Chapter 212 -17 WAC, the provisions of Chapter 10.15 YMC, Chapter 70.77 RCW and Chapter 212 -17 WAC shall control. 10.05.025 Amendments to the U-Fliferm International Fire Code. A. Section 2.101 103 "Rocponsibility For Enforcement," of the UJ if-e International Fire Code, 4-994 2009 Edition, is amended to read as follows: - SECTION 103 RESPONSIBILITY FOR ENFORCEMENT 103.1 General. Sec. 2.101 Responsibility for Enforcement. The following officers are designated as fire code officials, as that term is applied throughout this code, with the duties described herein. 103.2 Administration and Enforcement — Code Administration Manager. {a} Subject to the availability of sufficient budgeted funds and /or personnel, the Director of Community and Economic Development shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of this code. Under his direction the Division of Code Administration shall enforce all ordinances of the jurisdiction pertaining to 1 The prevention of fires. 2. The storage, use and handling of hazardous materials. 3. The installation and maintenance of automatic, manual, and other private fire alarm systems and fire- extinguishing equipment. - - 4. The maintenance and regulation of fire escapes. 5 The maintenance of fire protection and the elimination of fire hazards on land and in buildings, structures, and other property including those under construction. 6. The maintenance of exits. 7 Adoption and enforcement of this code shall not be construed for the particular benefit of any individual person or group of persons, other than the general public. In the event of a conflict between the intent of this section and any other section herein, this section shall govem insofar as applicable. 28 103.3 Administration and Enforcement — Fire Chief. {} The Chief of the Fire Department shall be responsible for the administration and enforcement of all ordinances of the jurisdiction pertaining to. 1. The suppression or extinguishing of dangerous or hazardous fires. • 2. The investigation of the cause, origin and circumstances of fires and unauthorized releases of hazardous materials. B Section 2.102 104, "General," "Rules Qnd Regulation° " of the Uniform International Fire Code, 4-984- 2009 Edition, is amended to add Section 104.1,1 "Rules and Regulations," to read as follows. 104.1.1 Scc. 2.102 Rules and Regulations. The Director of Community and Economic Development, or person designated by the Director, is authorized to make and enforce such rules and regulations for the prevention and control of fires and fire hazards as may be necessary from time to time to carry out the intent of this code. Three certified copies of such rules and regulations shall be filed with the Yakima City Clerk and shall be in effect immediately thereafter and additional copies shall be kept in the Office of Code Administration for distribution to the public. C. Section 2.105, 104, "General," " - _ • e • - - ..e•-- _ - _ ' _ _ _ _ _ • _ ' _ - e • _ - _ ," of the Uniform International-Fire Code, 4-9-9-4 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to add Section 104.1.2, "Authority of Fire Code Officials to Exercise Powers of Police Officers," to read as follows: 104.1.2 Scc. 2.105 Authority of Fire Code Officials to Exercise Powers of Police Officers. The Chief of the Fire Department and Director of Community and Economic Development, together with their respective authorized representatives, shall have the powers of a police officer in performing their respective duties under this code. D. Section 2-A-GS 104, "General," "' - _ • Code," of the Uniform International Fire Code, 1991 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to add Section 104.1.3, "Authority and Duty of Police Personnel to Assist in Enforcing this Code," to read as follows: 104.1.3 Scc. 2.106. Authority and Duty of Police Personnel to Assist in Enforcing this Code. Whenever requested to do so by the Chief of the Fire Department or the Director of Community and Economic Development or one of their authorized representatives, the Chief of Police shall assign such available police officers as in his discretion may be necessary to assist the Fire Department or Office of Code Administration in enforcing the provisions of this Code. E. Section 106 .1, "Inspection Authority," 2.201, "Incpections and Unsafc Buildings," of the Unife International Fire Code, 4894- 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows: 29 106.1 Inspection authority. The fire code official is authorized to enter and examine any building, structure, marine vessel, vehicle or premises in accordance with Section 104.3 for the purpose of enforcing this code. Scc. 2.201. Incpcctions and Unsafc Buildings. (a) Subject to the availability of sufficient budgeted funds and /or personnel, the Code Administration Manager or his authorized representatives may inspect, as often as may be practicable, all buildings and premises, including such other or appliances, as•the Code Administration Manager or his authorized representatives may designate for the purpose of ascertaining and causing to be corrected any conditions which would reasonably tend to cause fire or contribute to its spread, or any violation of the purpose or provisions of this Code and of any other law or standard affecting fire safety. F. Section 110.1.1, "Unsafe conditions, of the International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows' 110.1.1 Unsafe conditions. Structures or existing equipment that are or hereafter become unsafe or deficient because of inadequate means of egress or which constitute a fire hazard, or are otherwise dangerous to human life or the public welfare, or which involve illegal or improper occupancy or inadequate maintenance, shall be deemed an unsafe condition. A vacant structure which is not secured against unauthorized entry as required by Section 311 shall be deemed unsafe. {133 All buildings or structures which are structurally unsafe or not provided with adequate egress, or which constitute a fire hazard, or are otherwise dangerous to human life, or which in relation to existing use constitute a hazard to safety or health, or public welfare, by reason of inadequate maintenance, dilapidation, obsolescence, fire hazard, disaster damage, or abandonment, as specified in this Code or any other effective ordinance, are, for the purpose of this Section, unsafe buildings. All such unsafe buildings are hereby declared to be public nuisances and shall be abated by repair, rehabilitation, demolition, or removal in accordance with the procedure specified in Chapters 4 through 9 of the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings or by any other procedures provided by law. G Section 104.10, "Fire investigations," 2.203 "Invcctigations," of the Uniform International Fire Code, 1001 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows* 104.10 Fire investigations. The firc codc official, The Fire Chief, the fire department or other responsible authority shall have the authority to investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of any fire, explosion or other hazardous condition. Information that could be related to trade secrets or processes shall _ - _ _ - _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ law be subject to the procedures and provisions of the Public Records Act, Chapter 42.56 RCW. Scc. 2.203. Invcctigations. (a) The Fire Department shall investigate promptly the cause, origin and circumstances of each and every fire occurring in the municipality involving loss of life or injury to person or destruction or damage to property, and if it appears to the Chief of the Fire Department or his authorized representatives making the investigation that such fire is of suspicious origin, he shall then take immediate charge of all physical evidence relating to the cause of the fire and shall pursue the investigation to its conclusion. The Chief of the Fire Department or his authorized representatives shall make a report in writing of all facts and findings relative to each investigation ( The Police Department shall assist the Fire 30 Department in its investigations whenever requested to do so, unless otherwise directed by the Chief of Police. H. Section 2.107 104.3, "Right of Entry," of the Uniform International Fire Code, -1-994 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows: 104.3 Sec. 2.107. Right of entry. Whenever necessary to make an inspection to enforce any of the provisions of this code, or any rules and regulations adopted hereunder, or whenever the Code Administration Manager or any of his authorized representatives has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in any building or upon any premises any condition in violation of this code which makes such building or premises unsafe the Code Administration Manager or any of his authorized representatives may enter such building or premises at all reasonable times to inspect; provided, that if such building or premises be occupied he shall first present proper credentials and demand entry; and if such building or premises be unoccupied, he shall first make a reasonable effort to locate the owner or other persons having charge or control of the building or premises and demand entry. If such entry is refused, the Code Administration Manager or any of his authorized representatives shall have recourse to every remedy provided by law to secure entry. "Authorized representative" shall include the officers named in Section 2405- 104.1..2 and 2.106 104.1.3 of this code. If the owner or occupant denies entry, the chief or his authorized representative shall obtain a proper inspection wan or other remedy provided by law to secure entry. No owner or occupant or any other persons having charge, care or control of any building or premises shall fail or neglect, after proper request is made as herein provided, to promptly permit entry therein by the chief or his authorized representative for the purpose of inspection and examination pursuant to this code. 1 Section 2.205, "Orders, Noticec and Tags," of the Uniform Fire Code, 1091 Edition, is hereby amended to read as- fellaws, Scc. 2.201. Orders, Notices and Tags. (a) Whenever the Codc Administration Manager shall find from firc. 31 (b) Whenever thc Codc Administration Manager deems-a-ay -chimney, smakestask incinerator, furnace or other h ating device, electric fixture or any appurtenance thereto, or immediate hazard, hc,chall ccrvc upon thc owner or thc percon having control of thc property 3 written notice to repair or alter as ncecccary and chall notify any other authority enforcing coder. regulating ouch equipment. He may affix a condemnation tag prohibiting the use thereof until cuch repairs or alterations are made. Whcn affixed, cuch tag may be removed only by the ordcr of thc Codc Administration Manager or his duly authorized representative and may bc removed only whcn thc hazard to which thc order pertains has been eliminated in an approved manner. Until rcmovcd, that itcm or device which has cauccd thc hazard chall not bc used or bc permitted to bc uccd. (c) The Codc Admiriictration Manager may ordcr thc operation'or ucc stopped, or the and danger cr ated by the violation. I. Section 109.3 3.101 "Unlawful Continuance of Firc Hazard, ", "Violation penalties," of the Uniform International Fire Code, 1001 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows. Scc. 3.101. Unlawful Continuance of Firc Hazard. Any percon operating or maintaining any occupahcy, premises or vehicle subject to this Codc who chall permit any fire hazard to exist on premises under his control or who shall fail to take immediate action to abate a firc hazard when ordered or notified to do co by the Codc Administration Manager or his duly authorized rcprc cntative shall be guilty of a micdcm °nor. 109.3 Violation penalties. Persons who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter, repair or do work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the fire code official, or of a permit or certificate used under provisions of this code, shall be gu8ilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000) or by imprisonment not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and i'nprisonmeht. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense. J . Se- - - -- - - - - •• - -ee , " •,. - - • - - - read -as folews: occurring within its jurisdiction and of all facts conccming thc same, including etatistios as to the be required by thc Chief. 32 (b) Chiefof the Fire Department shall retain for not less than three years a record of ach effcctivenc:, fire resistance, durability and safety. compliance with the intent of this Code, such tests to be made by an approved agency at the Jh. Section 2.303 108, "Board of Appeals," of the Uniform International Fire Code, 1991 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows' Sec. 2.303. Board of App ale Board of appeals established In order to determine the suitability of alternate materials and type of construction and to provide for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of this Code, there shall be and hereby is created a Board of Appeals, consisting of five members who are qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to hazards of fire, explosions, hazardous conditions or fire suppression systems and other pertinent matters, and not employees of the City The Code Administration Manager shall be an ex officio member and shall act as Secretary of the Board. The Board of Appeals shall be appointed by the Yakima City Council and shall hold office at their pleasure. The Board shall adopt reasonable rules and regulations for conducting its investigations and shall render all decisions and findings in writing to the Code Administration Manager with a duplicate copy to the appellant and may recommend to the Yakima City Council such new legislation as is consistent therewith. KM. Section /1.103 105.2, "Application for Permit," of the Uniform International Fire Code, 1494 2009 Edition, is hereby amended to read as follows: 33 Sec. 1.103. Application for Pcmiit. 105.2 Application. All applications for a permit required by this Code shall be made to the Office of Code Administration, the applicable fire code official, in such.,form and detail as prescribed by the Code Administration Manager. Applications for permits shall be accompanied by such plans as required by the Code Administration Manager. r ad as fellows, Scc. 1.101. Inspection Rcquircd. Bcforc a permit may bc issued, thc Code Administration Manager or his authorized representative chat' inspect and approve thc rcceptacics, vehicles, buildingc, devices, premises, storage spaces or ar as to bc used. 0. Section - 4405 "Retention of Permits," of the Uniform Firc Codc, 1001 Edition, i hereby a t„ Scc. 1.105. Retention of Permits. Permits chall at all times bc kept on thc prcmices designated • P. SC.- - • = - -- - - - •- ," e.• • - e -- • - -- - , " - -- - • - - - r ad as fellows Scc. 1.107. Revocation of Permits. Any permit or certificate i:cucd under this Codc may bc suspended or revoked whcn it is determined aftcr a h wring by thc Codc Administration Manager that: • (c) Any of the conditions or limitations cot forth in thc permit or ccrtificatc havc bccn violated. (d) The permittcc fails, refuses or neglects to comply with any order or notice duly served upon him udder thc provisions of this Codc within thc time providcd therein. (e) Thcrc has bccn any false statement or misrcprecentation as to a material fact in the application or plans on which thc permit or application was baccd. 0. Section 9.101 of the Uniform Firc Code, 1091 E e • , ' - - - - - - - - - - - --e - - - - - Scc. 0.104 34 texis- gases- tides of a pallet Toad. partially vented o r f it . t d • _ _ _ . e _ _ BATF is the Bur au of Alcohol, Tobacco and Fir , container by a retaining wall, and constructed of arth, concrete, solid masonry, or suitable BINARY EXPLOSIVE is an explosive material composed of separate component, ach of which BLAST- AGENT is any material or mixture consisting of - _ - - _ _ _ • - _ which is ignitcd by a safcty fuse. It is used for detonating explosives. 35 BOILING POINT is thc boiling point of a liquid at a pressure of 14.7 pounds per square inch constant boiling point, for purposos of this classification, thc 10 be used as thc boiling point of liquid. See Section 2.304 (b), ASTM D86 72: BOILOVER is thc expulsion of crudc oil (or cutain ethcr liquids) from a burning tank in which the light fractions of thc crudc oil burn off producing a hat wave in thc residue, which on r aching a froth.. BONFIRE is the opcn burning of cut trecs, vegetation or lumber. BREAK (aerial shell) is an individual effect from an arterial shell, gcnorally oithcr color or noicc. effects- BTU is a British Thermal Unit, thc h at necessary to raise thc temperature of one pound of.watcr BUILDING is any ctructurc uscd or intcndcd for cupporting or sheltering any ucc or occupancy. BUILDING OFFICIAL is the officcr or other designated authority of thc jurisdiction charged with - - - - • - - - - - - - • - : uilding Codc or a duly authorized representative. BULK OXYGEN SYSTEM is an a: ccmbly of equipment, such as oxygcn ctoragc containers, a ctoragc capacity at normal temperature and pre ;sure of: 1. More than 12,000 cubic fcct of oxygen connected in acrvicc or ready for service, or 2. More than 25,000 cubic fcct of oxygcn, including unconnected reserve on hand at thc site. The bulk oxygen system tcrminatcs at thc point whcrc oxygcn at service pressure first cntcrs the supply lint. The oxygen may be stored as a liquid or gas in cithcr stationary or portable sentainerc. BULK PLANT OR TERMINAL is that portion of a property whcrc refined flammable or combustible liquids arc rcccivcd by tank vessel, pipeline, tank car or tank vchicic, and arc stored or blended in bulk for thc purpose of distributing such liquids by tank vcsccl, pipclinc,.tank car, tank vchicic, portable tank or containcr. 36 2700 fcct per second. fie • = - - - - •• • - --- .. - • - • - -- - - -- - - -- - - - • Ses- -8.405. - - - ''- - - 4444 - -" - - •- -- - -- --- - -- -- --- - - - ticcuo. A chemical is concidcrod to be a carcinogen if: containers uced colcly for the purpoco of cupplyin• _ - e e _ _ _ _ - - _ e is mounted. CARNIVAL is a mobile cntcrpricc principally, devoted to offering amuccmcnt or entertainment to attraction. CELLULOSE NITRATE PLASTICS (PYROXYLIN) is any plastic subctancc, material or 37 form of blocks, elabe, eheets, tubes or fabricated. shapes. For requirements, ecc Article 27. CCA is thc Comprccccd Gas A.:rociation. C.F.R. is the Codc of Federal ' - - - _ - se - - - —e "" chcmical for thc purpoec of conducting an evaluation. CHEMICAL PLANT is a plant or that portion of a plant other than a refinery or dictillcry whcro r actions. or his authorizcd rcprcccntativc. CHIEF or CHIEF OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT is t• - - :: - e" - _ _ _ . - _ Yakima or his authorized representative whcn either tcrm hcrcin defined is uced in a context _ _ _ -, e - - - - - - . - - .f thc Firc Dcpartmcnt is thc Chief of thc Firc Dcpartmcnt of the context which relates to dutic - - . _ - - - - _ - - ire Dcpartmcnt by Scction 2.101 (b) of this Codc. - - e - _ - • - e - -EVENTION is thc Codc Administration Manager of the which rclatcs to duties assigned to the Code Administration Manager by Section 2.101 (a) of this Section 2.101 (b) of this Codc. reprecentativc'when thc term hcrcin defincd is uccd in a contcxt which rclatcs to duties assigned 38 to th 'ef-e'zhc Firc Department by Scction -2.101 (b) of this Codc. F POLICE, or POLICE DEPARTMEN -T shall -m an4hc chief law enforcement officer of thc jurisdiction or his authorized rcprcocntativc. CLASSIFIED PRODUCT is a product that has been evaluated with respect to (a) thc properties of the product, (b) a limited spectrum of hazards to-4ifc Of property, (c) suitability of the product for organizations. COMBUSTIBLE FIBER STORAGE BIN is a metal or metal lincd containcr with a capacity not exceeding 100 cubic fcct and cquippcd with a coif closing cover. COMBUSTIBLE FIBERS STORAGE ROOMS arc rooms with a capacity not cxcccding 500 cubic constructed ac specified in the Building Code. COMBUSTIBLE FIBER STORAGE VAULT, PROTESTED, is a room with a capacity exceeding - - e - - r.-- - - - - -- - - - - -• - - - - - - automatic sprinkler system. COMBUSTIBLE FIBER STORAGE VAULT, UNPROTECTED, is a room with a capacity not approved automatic cprinklcr system. Claps III B liquids shall include those liquids having flash points at or abovc 20GraS 39 COMBUSTIBLE WASTE MATTER shall m an magazines, books, trimmings from lawns, trees, flower gardens, pasteboard boxes, rags, paper, straw, cawduct, packing material, shavings, 86= prcccurc exceeding '10 psi at 70 °F., or (b) A gas or mixture of gates having, in a container, an absolute prcccurc exceeding 104 psi at 130 °F. regardlccc of thc prcccurc at 70 °F., or Standard No. 0 5. CONDENSATE TANK is a tank which is installed in thc vapor returning piping of a vapor CONGREGATE RESIDENCE is any building or portion thereof which contains faciliticc for living, ciccping and sanitation, as rcquircd by thc Building Codc, and may includc facilities for eating- and cooking, for occupancy by other than a family. A congrcgatc rccidence may be a shelter, convent, monastery, dormitory, fraternity or corority houcc but does not includc jail, hocpitalc, nurcing homes, hotels or lodging houccs. CONTAINER. See Article 70. CONTINUOUS CAS DETECTION SYSTEM is a gat detection cyctem whcrc thc analytical dicpenced, uccd or handled. CONVERSION OIL BURNER is a burncr for field installation in hating appliances such as circumctanccs it may be installed for firing ovens, watcr hcators, ranges, cpccial furnaces and thc or a mcchanical or natural draft vaporizing type. .. - - similar fucl. This burncr is intended primarily for installation only in a ctovc or range, 3 portion or 40 CORROSIVE is a chemical that cauces vicibl -dectructien of, or irreversible alterations in, living _111!!•111_ alkalinc or caustic materials. more malls. CRUDE PETROLEUM is hydrocarbon mixtes that have a flash point below 150 °F. and which have not bccn procc ccd in a refinery. CRYOGENIC IN GROUND CONTAINER is a container in which the maximum liquid level is tightness or impervious nature. than a two hour fire resistive occupancy separation. cargo tank or tank car. - - - e - ! ! ' - - - ' Firc Code, 1991 Edition, is hereby amended to r ad as follows: Scc. 0.108. 41 FACILITY (as applied to access and watcr supply) is a handling or use in a fixed location FAIR is an enterprise principally devoted to thc exhibition of products of agriculture or industry in CA AL RM is the deliberate reporting of an alarm for which no such firc or emergency assists: FIRE APPARATUS is a vchicic such as a fiFc pumper, aerial ladder truck, clevatcd platform, rcscuc squad or similar frc fighting or rescue equipment. may- FIRE ASSEMBLY is the assembly of a firc door, firc window, or firc damper, including all required firc. FIRE CHIEF is the Codc Administration Managcr of thc City of Yakima or hic authorized representative whcn thc term herein defined is used in a contcxt which relates to duties a: signed to the Codc Adminictration Manager. by Section 2.101 (a) of this Codc. Otherwise, F eft#all • - - • - - - - • - - - • - irc Department of thc City of Yakima or his authorized representativc whcn thc term herein dcfincd is uccd in a context which relates to duties assigned to thc Chief of thc Firc Department by Scction 2.101 (b) of this Code. • ' - - - -- - --- , - -e-- - • - company regularly charged with thc responsibility of providing firc protection to thc jurisdiction. • T CONNECTION is a connection through which thc firc department sa-h-Rump-water, FIRE DOOR is a fire resistive door'approvcd for opcnings in firc separations. FIRE.HAZARD is any thing or act which incr .aces or may cause an incr acc of thc hazard or menace of fire to a gr ater degree than that customarily recognized as normal by persons in the 42 occupants in the event of firc. because of fire. FIRE PO •- _ - -• - - _ - - - - -' -e - 6 FIRE RESISTIVE OR FIRE RESISTIVE CONSTRUCTION is construction to resist the cpr ed of tests of buildings, construction and materials in thc U.B.C. Standards: feel-et-the-se-read-of-fife, FIREWORKS is any combustible or explosive compocition, or any substance or combination of rockets, Roman candles, Daygo bombs, sparklers, or othcr devisee of like construction and any explosive content per cap, and toy pictols, toy cancs, toy guns or othcr devices for use of such caps, thc sale and use of which shall be permitted at all times. shells containing more than 40 grams of pyfetcchnic composition, and othcr display pieces which B explosives by DOT. 43 FISSILE MATERIAL is a radioisotope which may undergo a nuclear fission r action and is usually FIXED GROUND PIECE is a ground display piccc having no movable parts, such as a revolving wheel. FLAME RESISTANT MATERIAL is material-that hac been modified in its chcmical compocition FLAME RETARDANT is any approved chemical, chcmical compound or mixture which when - - - - - •- - _ - - - _ _ - - _ _ _ • - . Iopropanc, divinyl ether, cthyl chloride, ethyl ether and ethylene. FLAMMABLE CRYOGENIC FLUIDS arc those cryogenic fluids which arc flammablc in their vapor ctatc. FLAMMABLE GAS is a gas which is flammablc in mixture of 13 percent or Ices (by volume) with air, or thc flammable range with air is wider than 12 percent, rcgardlccc of this lower limit. FLAMMABLE LIQUIFIED GAS is a liquified compressed as which, under thc charged pressure . e . 100 °F. abovc 100 °F. Class I C shall include those having flash points at or abovc 73 °F. 44 flammable colids. The flash point of a liquid having a viscosity less than 5.82 ccntictokcs (cSt) at 100 °F.a h scope of this proccdurc. Ac an alternate, U.F.C. Standard No. 8 4 may be used for paints, onamcls, lacquers, varnishes FLEXIBLE CORD is a multi conductor flexible ch athcd cable which is used for extension cords, is rcquircd. thcrcof, exclusive of vent shafts and ceurts. Talc floor ar a of a building, or portion thcrcof, not of the roof or floor above. to be coated is immersed and transported. 45 ■. . . . and whose ovcrall shape and size may bc reduced, without bcing dismantled, for purposes of moving or storing. FOOTBOARDS arc that part of a raised sating facility other than an aisle or cro:c aisle upon which thc occupant of thc stands walks to reach a seat or upon which he may rest hie feet. FUEL BREAK is a strip or block of land on which thc vegetation has been permanently modified co that fires burning into it will not propagate across it. FUEL OIL is kerosene or any - . _ -. _ - • - _ -- - - - . - having a Hach point not Icsc than 100 °F - liberates a gas, fume or vapor used for thc destruction or control of insects, fungi, vermin, germs, rodents or othcr pccts and shall be dictinguichcd from insecticides and disinfectants. FUMICATION is thc proccce of using fumigant. -- • - -ee-, .. •• Scc. 0.121. ■ SAFETY CAN is an approved container of not over 5 gallon capacity having a caring closing lid and spout covcr. SAFETY FACTOR is the ratio of the design buret precsurc to thc maximum working pressure and shall not bc Ices than four. SECONDARY CONTAINMENT is that Icvcl of containmcnt that is external to and separate from primary containmcnt. SHALL is defined to have thc following m aning: diccrction and in good faith; (b) With respect to thc obligations upon owners and occupants of premises and thcir agents, a upon failure to co act. 46 - " _ - Group H, Division 6. SERVICE CORRIDOR. Sce Articic 51. e- - combustion. ari-d-S-F14014e-beF4S, SOLVENT, METAL PARTS CLEANING, is a dos ificd product which is basically refined petroleum distillates for use which equipment intcndcd to clean parts. SPECIAL INDUSTRIAL HIGH EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS arc sheets, extrusions, pellets and 47 metal. to enclose or accommodate a cpraying operation and confine and limit thc escape of spray vapor residues, ducts or deposits arc present due to the cpraying procceces. The Code Administration with thc Building Code requirements for a Group H, Division 2 Occupancy. STANDPIPE SYSTEM is a wet or dry cyctcm of piping, valves, outicts and related equipment designed to provide water at spccificd pressures and installed exclusively for thc fighting of fires, • Claw II is a standpipe cyctcm directly connected to a water cupply and cquippcd with 1 1/2 inch outicts and hose. Clacc 111 is a standpipe cyctcm directly connected to a water cupply and cquippcd with 2 1/2 inch outicts or 2 1.21 inch and 1 1/2 inch outicts whcn a 1 1/2 inch hose is required. Hose connections for Claw• III systems may be made through 2 1/2 inch hose valves with acily removable 2 1/2 inch by 1 1/2 inch reducers. STATIONARY TANK is packaging designed primarily for ctationary installations not intended for procces of use. It does not include cylinders having lees than 1,000 pound water capacity. STORAGE FACILITY is a building, portion of a building or exterior ar as used for the storage of STREET is any thoroughfare or public way not Ices than 16 fcct in width which has been dedicated or deeded to the public ucc. STRUCTURE is that which is built or constructed, an edifice or building of any kind or any piece 48 (a) Extractor type foot valve housing with either a street elbow or a nipple and an elbow. (b) An elbow and etreet elbow. (c) Two elbows and nipple not over 6 inches long. Due to structural w aknc e, "dock" nipples - -' -' panels on which are mounted, on the face or back or both, switches, ovcrcurrent and othcr 10.05.030 Permits, certificates, fees. The director of community development, chief of code administration or his authorized representative is authorized and empowered to issue permits, certificates of approval and certificates of fitness required by this code A permit fee of ten dollars shall be charged to each person, firm or corporation engaged in the business of maintaining fire extinguishers or fumigation. It is unlawful for any person to repair or fill any portable or other type extinguisher, or to fumigate commercially, unless such person has obtained from the chief of code administration a certificate of fitness to do so. Each applicant applying for a certificate of fitness to repair or fill portable fire extinguishers or for fumigation shall be at least eighteen years of age, able to speak, read and write the English language understandably; shall be reliable and have good judgment; and shall be familiar with the necessary work and the materials used in repairing and filling portable fire extinguishers. Whenever the chief of code administration shall find that a person holding a certificate of fitness is careless, negligent or unfitted for the work for which it is issued, the chief of code administration is authorized to revoke or suspend the certificate. Any fees required by local or state law in the enforcement of this code shall be paid to the treasurer of the city. Any permit required by this code shall be issued to the recipient on an permanent basis other than those which require renewal on an annual basis. 49 10.05.050 Regulation of alarm gongs and chimes. Every building in the city used as a school, hospital, nursing home, rest home, nursery, sanitarium, orphanage, old people's home, children's home, hotel, or apartment house of more than one story with four or more families doing their own cooking and living independently of each other in the building shall have a manually operated fire alarm system capable of being heard distinctly throughout the building. The alarm system shall be operated from alternating current, electrically, and shall be provided with a manually operated switch and gong so that they are accessible within one hundred feet of any given point on any floor level. Every alarm system shall be installed in compliance with the electrical code of the city of Yakima, and the state of Washington. Any automatic alarm system meeting NFPA Standard 72A requirements shall be accepted in lieu of a minimum manually operated fire alarm system. The person in charge of any building where a fire alarm system is required shall test the system at least once every two weeks to ascertain whether or not the system is in working order, and shall immediately correct: any defect that might be found. It shall be the duty of any employee in a building to see that the fire alarm system is operated immediately after the discovery of fire in the building. In all buildings where a continuously ringing fire alarm system is required, an electrically operated chime system may be substituted if such chime is approved for the purpose by the chief of code administration 10.05.060 Care of standpipes and hose. The owner or person in charge of any building in the city that is equipped or may hereafter be equipped with wet or dry standpipes with inlet or outlet connections with national standard thread shall cause such connection and fittings to be kept in proper working order, and ready for immediate use in case of fire. Caps with approved lugs shall be installed on all valves and fittings. All hose connected with any dry or wet standpipes shall be kept ready for immediate use All hoses shall be tested at least once each year, and satisfactory evidence presented to the chief of code administration showing fitness for use 10.05.070 Establishment of limits in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is to be prohibited. The limits rcfcrrcd to in Scction 77.107 of the Uniform in Chapter 33 of the International Fire Code in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is prohibited are established as follows. within the city limits of Yakima, Washington. 10.05.075 Operation of tank vehicles. There is added to Section 79.1203 3406 of the Uniform International Fire Code, 4-941- 2009 Edition, the following subsections. 50 3406.1.2 {4 Routes —Dutv of City Engineer.—Deviation. Except as hereinafter provided, any tank vehicles for carriage of flammable liquids, whether loaded or unloaded, desiring to use the streets of the City of Yakima shall follow only the gasoline routes as designated on the gasoline route map on file in the office of the City Clerk. Such tank vehicles may deviate from said established gasoline routes only at the street intersection leading directly to the bulk plant or terminal or motor vehicle fuel.dispensing station where such bulk plant or terminal or motor vehicle fuel dispensing station are not located on such routes and cannot be reached by traveling thereon. Provided, however that such tank vehicles may deviate from the established gasoline routes where necessary to do so for the purpose of being serviced or repaired at a service or repair garage when any such garage is not located on and cannot be reached by traveling on said routes. Such deviation shall be made only at the street intersection leading directly to any such approved garage. Ll2 The City Engineer, with the consent and approval of the Code Administration Manager, is hereby directed to erect and maintain at all times proper signs within the City of Yakima directing the routes for tank vehicles for the carriage of flammable liquids. Such routes may be changed from time to time by the City Engineer, with the consent and approval of the Code Administration Manager, and such changes shall be effective when the same are noted upon the gasoline route map on file in the office of the City Clerk and when such routes are properly marked by signs to plainly indicate said changed routes. Lc1& In the case of any emergency or necessity requiring a deviation from said gasoline routes now provided for herein or for stopping or parking upon said routes in violation of this title, the owner or operator of any such tank vehicle shall immediately notify, and request instructions from, the Code Administration Manager or any authorized assistant, and shall explicitly carry out any such instructions received. u {o) Delivery of flammable liquids on certain streets prohibited No tank vehicle shall travel along Yakima Avenue or along the first northerly alley or along the first southerly alley immediately adjacent to and running parallel with the said Yakima Avenue between Naches Avenue and 6th Avenue for the purpose of making gasoline deliveries, except only insofar as it shall be necessary for said tank vehicles to proceed on Yakima Avenue or on said alleys from the nearest intersecting street thereto 10.05.080 Establishment of limits in which storage of flammable liquids in outside aboveground tanks is to be prohibited. The limits - - - e e - --e - _ _ S.-! e • - - _ •- in Chapter 34 of the International Fire Code,2009 Edition, in which bulk plant storage of flammable liquids in outside aboveground tanks is prohibited are established as follows: first fire zone and third fire zone. 51 10.05.090 Establishment of limits in which bulk plant storage of liquefied petroleum gases is to be restricted. The limits referred to in Subccction 82.104(b) of the Uniform in Chapter 38 of the International Fire Code, in which bulk storage of liquefied petroleum gas is restricted, are established as follows. first fire zone and third fire zone. 10.05.110 Storage unfinished spaces. It is unlawful to place, store, or keep or permit to be placed, stored or kept, in any unfinished attic or other place directly under a roof or any unfinished basement or unfinished area under a building except a residence, any furniture, baggage or other combustible or flammable material. The term "unfinished" as used in this section shall apply to any space or area directly under a roof of any building or under the lowest story of a building, which, if used for storage of combustible materials, would be required by the building code to have all walls and ceilings complete as required for any intermediate area or space within the building. (Ord. 1027 § 11, 1968). 10.05.1120 Wooden box, tote bin and pallet storage. (1) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled north, northwest or northeast or west of a frame building or frame platform, shall be not less than fifty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed twenty feet in width, fifty feet in length, twelve feet to the eaves, and eighteen feet to the gable thereof. (2) . AII empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled to the south, southwest, southeast or east of a frame building or frame platform, shall be less than thirty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed twenty -five feet in width, fifty feet in length, fourteen feet to the eaves, and twenty feet to the gable thereof. (3) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled to the north, northwest or northeast or west of a brick, tile, stone or concrete building, shall be not less than thirty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed twenty -five feet in width, sixty feet in length, sixteen feet to the eaves, and-twenty feet to the gable thereof. (4) All empty wood boxes, tote bins and pallets, when piled to the south, southwest, southeast or east of a brick, tile, stone or concrete building, shall be not less than twenty feet therefrom and such piles shall not exceed thirty feet in width, sixty feet in length, sixteen feet to the eaves and twenty -four feet to the gable thereof. (5) All empty tote bins or pallets may be piled flat on the top of the pile without a gable. The pile shall not exceed thirty -five feet in width, sixty feet in length, and twenty -five feet in height. (6) The length, height and width of any specific box, tote bin or pallet pile may be increased upon written approval of the chief of code administration. 52 (7) All piles of empty wood boxes, tote bins, and pallets shall be so arranged that alleys of not less than twelve feet shall surround each pile and the ground around the piles shall be kept free of weeds to a distance of at least six feet from the piles. (Ord. 2354 § 11, 1979; Ord. 1109 § 7, 1969* Ord. 1027 § 12, 1968). 10.05.130 Duties of persons in control of public buildings. The owner, manager or person having control or management of a place of public assembly shall notify the chief of code administration of the intent to use the occupancy except that a continuing program of meeting at same shall not require any further notice. (Ord. 2354 § 12, 1979: Ord. 1027 § 13, 1968). 10.05.140 Injuring or tampering with fire alarm apparatus or equipment— Sounding false alarm of fire. Any person who willfully and without cause tampers with, molests, injures or breaks any public or private fire alarm apparatus, emergency phone, radio, or other wire or signal, or any firefighting equipment, or who willfully and without having reasonable grounds for believing a fire exists, sends, gives, transmits, or sounds any false alarm of fire, by shouting in a public place or by means of any public or private fire alarm system or signal, or by telephone, is guilty of a misdemeanor. This provision shall not prohibit the testing of fire alarm systems by persons authorized to do so, by a fire department or state fire marshal official. (Ord. 1109 § 8, 1969: Ord. 1027 § 14, 1968). 10.05.145 Removal of debris after fire. A. Any person having under his control or in his possession upon any premises in the city any substances or debris which have been rendered useless or unmerchantable by reason of any fire on the premises must remove the same within forty -eight hours after notice to do so has been given by the chief of code administration to such person. B. Whenever any building or other structure in the city is partially burned, the owner thereof, or the person in charge or control thereof, shall, within ten days after notice from the chief of code administration, remove all refuse, debris, and partially burned lumber from the premises, and if the building or structure is burned to such an extent that it cannot be repaired, as provided by this code or the building code, the owner of the property upon which it is located, or the occupant thereof shall, within ten days after notice from the chief of code administration, remove all the remaining portion of the building or structure from the premises. (Ord. 2354 § 13, 1979* Ord. 1109 § 9, 1969). 10.05.150 OPTICOM Defined — Regulated. A. Definitions. (1) OPTICOM means a light- actuated city of Yakima traffic signal preemption system used to provide safe access for authorized emergency vehicles to and from emergency scenes. 53 (2) Authorized emergency vehicle has the same meaning as set forth in Section 9.10.020 of this code. B. Penalty. It is unlawful for any person to actuate, use, or in any way interfere with OPTICOM, provided, that all city of Yakima officials and employees when operating authorized emergency vehicles or who are testing or maintaining OPTICOM equipment may actuate or use OPTICOM; and provided further, that any person duly licensed under this section or his agent may actuate or use OPTICOM when operating an authorized emergency vehicle licensed in this chapter. C. Licensing. The city manager may direct the city clerk to issue a nontransferable OPTICOM license for any single authorized emergency vehicle for an annual fee of ten dollars to the owner of any authorized emergency vehicle permitting such person or his agent to actuate and use OPTICOM. Such license shall expire one year from the date of issuance. Any person applying for such license shall make application on a form provided by the city clerk prepared by the fire chief of the city of Yakima, which form shall provide sufficient information to insure safe operation of OPTICOM. Upon issuing a license the licensee shall give the city manager an acceptable prepaid policy of liability insurance listing the city of Yakima and its officials and employees as insured in an amount determined by the city manager to adequately cover foreseeable risks generated through licensee's use of OPTICOM. An applicant owner shall also sign an indemnification hold harmless agreement in which he agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the city of Yakima, its officials and employees from any and all liability resulting from a licensee or his agent's actuation and use of OPTICOM. No license shall be granted under this chapter unless the owner applicant's OPTICOM actuation device is acceptable to the fire chief of the city of Yakima or his designee. Any license issued under this chapter may be revoked by the city manager at any time for cause; provided, that before revocation the city manager shall give a licensee written notice of revocation, stating the causes therefor and the date after which said revocation shall take effect if no appeal is taken. The city manager or his designee shall hear all appeals. (Ord. 2198 § 1, 1978). 54