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TITLE 15

BUILDINGS

 

 

Chapters:

 

            15.04               BUILDING CODE

            15.08               BUILDING PERMITS REQUIRED

            15.12               CONVEYANCES AS BUILDINGS

            15.16               ENERGY EFFICIENCY STANDARDS

 

 

Chapter 15.04

BUILDING CODE

 

 

Sections:

 

            15.04.010        Administrative Code Adopted by Reference.

            15.04.020        Building Code Adopted by Reference.

            15.04.030        International Mechanical Code Adopted by Reference.

            15.04.040        National Electric Code Adopted by Reference.

           15.04.050         Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings Adopted by Reference.

           15.04.060         Uniform Plumbing Code Adopted by Reference.

           15.04.070         (Reserved for Fire Code Adoption)

           15.04.080         Uniform Housing Code Adopted by Reference.

           15.04.090         Uniform Code for Building Conservation Adopted by Reference.

           15.04.100         International Fuel Gas Code, 2000 Edition, Adopted by Reference.

           15.04.110         Fees and Charges.

           15.04.120         Violation – Penalty.

 

 

           15.04.010   Administrative Code Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.RS., as amended, there is adopted as the Administrative Code of the Town of Nunn, by reference thereto, the Uniform Administrative Code, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5630 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California, 90601.  (Code, 2002)

 

           A.         Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this section may be known and cited as the "Uniform Administrative Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

           B.         Purpose.  The purpose of the Uniform Administrative Code is to provide for the administration and enforcement of the technical codes adopted by the Town.  (Code, 2002)

 

           C.         Scope of Regulations.  The provisions of this Administrative Code shall serve as the administration, organizational and enforcement rules and regulations for the technical codes which regulate the site preparation and construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, use, and occupancy of buildings, structures and building service equipment within this jurisdiction.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Interpretation of Provisions.  This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform administration and enforcement of the Town's technical codes.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.          Applicability.  This section shall apply to every building or structure as defined in said ordinance which is now in existence of which may hereafter be erected, constructed, altered, moved, demolished, or repaired.  (Code, 2002)

 

F.          Administrative Fee.  In addition to all other fees required under this section, there shall be an Administrative Fee for each permit issued, such fee to be in the amount as adopted by the Town Board of Trustees by Resolution.  (Code, 2002)

 

G.        Amendments to Fee Schedules.  The Board of Trustees may amend the tables and schedules providing for fees by the adoption of a Resolution.  (Code, 2002)

 

            15.04.020   Building Code Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.RS., as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Building Code for the Town of Nunn, by reference thereto, the Uniform Building Code, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California 9060l.  (Code, 2002)

 

A.        Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this section may be known and cited as the "Uniform Building Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Purpose.  The Building Code is adopted in order to preserve and protect the public health, safety and general welfare, and the safety, protection and sanitation of dwellings, buildings and structures in the Town, and to provide uniform building regulations, generally conforming to similar regulations throughout the county, state, and nation.  (Code, 2002)

 

C.        Scope of Building Code.  The subject matter of the adopted code includes comprehensive provisions and standards regulating the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area, and maintenance of buildings and structures.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Interpretation of Provisions.  This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform building regulations.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Applicability.  This section shall apply to every building or structure as defined in said ordinance which is now in existence of which may hereafter be erected, constructed, altered, moved, demolished, or repaired.  (Code, 2002)

 

F.         Application of Regulations.  Where, in any specific case, different sections of this Code, the Zoning Code, or other ordinances of the Town specify different materials, methods of construction, or other requirements, the most restrictive shall govern.  (Code, 2002)

 

G.        Section 104.2 is amended by the addition of a sentence to read as follows:   Two references may include portions of the 2000 International Building Code and the 2000 International Residential Code.   (Code, 2002)

 

H.        Section 105 is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:  The members of the Board of Appeals shall be comprised of the members of the Town Board of Trustees.  (Code, 2002)

 

I.          Section 106 is amended by the addition of a paragraph to read as follows:  Applications for permits shall be made to the Town.  Such applications shall conform to submittal requirements of that Town.  (Code, 2002)

 

J.         Section 107 is amended by changing Table 1-A and building permit fees, per contract.  (Code, 2002)

 

K.        Section 108.7 is amended by adding additional inspections:  Insulation:  After all insulation has been installed. In addition to the requirements of the Uniform Building Code and the State of Colorado regulations, insulation in residential buildings shall conform to the following standards:  (Code, 2002)

 

                        Portion of Buildings                                                   R-Value

 

                        Ceilings                                                                       R-30

                        Sidewalls                                                                    R-11

                        Subfloors over unheated                                              R-11

                             crawlspaces or sidewalls of foundation

 

(Code, 2002)

 

 

 

 

                                    Portion of Buildings                                                   R-Value

 

                                    Windows                                                                     Double-glazed

                                    Sliding glass doors                                                      Double-glazed

 

(Code, 2002)

 

            L.         Section 109.1 is amended to read as follows:  No building or structure shall be used or occupied, and no change in the existing occupancy classification of a building or structure or portion thereof shall be made until the Town Official has issued a Certificate of Occupancy therefore as provided herein.  (Code, 2002)

 

            The exception for Group R, Division 3 and Group U occupancies is hereby deleted.  (Code, 2002)

 

            M.        Section 219 is amended by adding a new definition to read as follows:  Room, Sleeping (Bedroom) is a habitable room within a dwelling unit with a closet, designed for or used by the occupants primarily for the purpose of sleeping.  (Code, 2002)

 

N.        Section 310.6 is amended by the addition thereto of an exception following the first paragraph thereof to read as follows:  EXCEPTION:  A habitable basement room which is accessory to a dwelling unit located above may have a ceiling height of seven feet (7') as measured from the floor to finished ceiling. Projections such as beams, piping, and ducts shall not reduce the ceiling height to less than six feet eight inches (6'8").  (Code, 2002)

 

O.        Section 310.4 is amended by adding to the fifth paragraph to read as follows: Escape and rescue windows with a finished sill height below the adjacent ground elevation shall have a window well. Window wells at escape or rescue windows and window wells at all other basement windows with egress window dimensions shall comply with the following:  (Code, 2002)

 

P.         Section 310.4, #2, is amended to require only one fixed ladder if the basement is unfinished.  (Code, 2002)

 

Q.        Section 310.9.1.2 is deleted in its entirety and replaced with the following:  When one (1) or more sleeping rooms are added or created in the existing Group R Occupancies, the entire dwelling unit shall be provided with smoke detectors located and installed as required for new Group R Occupancies described herein.  (Code, 2002)

 

            R.        Section 509.1 is amended by adding a second paragraph to read as follows:  All area wells, stair wells and light wells attached to any building that are located less than thirty-six inches (36") from the nearest intended walking surface and deeper than thirty inches (30") before the surrounding ground level, creating an opening greater than twenty-four inches (24") measured perpendicular from the building and with the side walls of such well having a slope steeper than two (2) horizontal to one (1) vertical, shall be protected with guardrails conforming to this section around the entire opening, or be provided with an equivalent barrier.  (Code, 2002)

 

            EXCEPTIONS:

 

            1.         The access side of stairways need not be barricaded.  (Code, 2002)

 

            2.        Area wells that provide for emergency escape and rescue windows may be protected with approved grates or covers that comply with Section 310.4 of this Code.  (Code, 2002)

 

            3.        Covers and grates may be used over stairways and other openings used exclusively for the service access or for admitting light or ventilation. (Code, 2002)

 

S.         Section 1003.3.1.6 is amended by adding a new item, 1.4 under exception 1 to read as follows:  1.4 Exterior doors, other than the main entrance door to a dwelling unit, may open at one intervening exterior step that is equally spaced between the interior floor level above an exterior landing below provided the step has a minimum tread depth of twelve inches (12"), a maximum width equal to the door width; and provided the door does not swing over the step.  (Code, 2002)

 

            T.         Section 1003.3.1.6 is amended by the addition of a paragraph thereto to read as follows:  All exterior steps, walks, decks, and patios serving as exterior door landings or exterior stairs shall be adequately anchored to the building or otherwise permanently secured in place by approved methods to prevent such landings or stairs from being undermined or subject to significant displacement due to improper placement of supporting backfill or due to inadequate anchoring methods.  (Code, 2002)

 

U.        Section 1103.1.9.2 is amended by deleting the first sentence hereunder and replacing it with the following: Hotels, lodging houses and congregate residences shall be provided with accessible units complying with the most current standards promulgated by the American National Standards Institute A117.1 standard. This shall apply to one (1) unit for each seven (7) units or major fraction thereof as follows:  (Code, 2002)

 

                        Total number of Units                          Accessible Units Required

 

                                       7                                                                   0

                                    8 to 14                                                             1

                                  15 to 21                                                             2

                                  22 to 28                                                             3

                                  29 to 35                                                             4

                                  36 to 42                                                             5

                                       Etc.                                                             Etc.

 

(Code, 2002)

 

V.        Section 1203.2 is amended by deleting the exception in its entirety and adding two new exceptions thereto to read as follows:  (Code, 2002)

 

            EXCEPTIONS:

 

           1.         Artificial light may be substituted for natural light for all habitable rooms in basements other than in sleeping rooms, provided such rooms are not a part of a dwelling unit located in a basement.  (Code, 2002)

 

            2.        Kitchens in Group R Occupancies may be provided with artificial light.  (Code, 2002)

 

W.       Section 1614 is amended by entirely deleting the provisions thereunder and replacing them with the following: Buildings and other structures and all portions thereof that are subject to snow loading shall be designed to resist such snow loads in accordance with Appendix Chapter 16, Division 1, wherein the "ground snow load" shall be 30 pounds per square foot (pst). (Code, 2002)

 

X.        Section 1618 is amended by entirely deleting the provisions thereunder and replacing them with the following: Basic wind speed. The minimum basic wind speed for determining design wind pressure shall be one hundred miles per hour (l00 mph), exposure (C); however, if a licensed architect or engineer determines that a property should be assigned an exposure (B) the building may be designed to that exposure.  (Code, 2002)

 

Y.        Table 18-1-C is amended by the addition of a footnote to read as follows:  Foundations shall be designed and the construction drawings stamped by a Colorado registered professional engineer or licensed architect. The foundation design must be based on an engineer's soils report. The drawings must be noted with the engineering firm name, specific location for design and soils report number. A site certification for setbacks is required on all new Group R Division 3 occupancies and all new commercial projects.  (Code, 2002)

 

Z.          Section 2201 is amended by adding Section R505 for steel floor framing as it appears in the publication of the International Code Counsel, Inc., known as the 2000 International Residential Code.  (Code, 2002)

 

AA.     Table 23-IV-J-l and Section 2320.8.1 are amended by adding a second paragraph to read:  Floor joist systems must be installed a maximum of 19.2 inches on center, unless a minimum 1¼-inch floor deck is installed, or an engineered drawing with a State of Colorado architect or engineer stamp is provided for each property.  (Code, 2002)

 

BB.      Table 23-IV-B is amended by adding a paragraph to read:  All studs in exterior walls, bearing or non-bearing in Group R Occupancies shall be a maximum of sixteen inches (16") on center, or an engineered drawing with a State of Colorado architect or engineer stamp provided for each property.  (Code, 2002)

 

CC.      Appendix Chapter 15, Section 1516.2, is amended by adding a paragraph #8 to read as follows:  After the application of three (3) layers, all existing overlays shall be removed to the roof decking when installing new roof coverings.  (Code, 2002)

 

            15.04.030   International Mechanical Code Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.R.S., as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Mechanical Code of the Town of Nunn, by reference thereto, the International Mechanical Code, 1998 Edition, published by the International Code Council, 5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708, Falls Church, Virginia 22041-3401, and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 20001 South Walnut Drive, Walnut, California  91789.  (Code, 2002)

 

A.        Title of Citation.  The ordinance codified in this section may be known and cited as the "International Mechanical Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Purpose.  The purpose of this Code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance or use of heating, ventilating, and cooling producing appliances within this jurisdiction.  (Code, 2002)

 

C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the Mechanical Code establishes comprehensive provisions, standards, and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection, and other matters relating to heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration in connection with the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of buildings and structures.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Interpretation of Provisions.  This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform mechanical regulations.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.          Applicability of Regulations.  This section shall apply to every building or structure, as defined in said ordinance, which is now in existence or which may hereafter be erected, constructed, altered, moved, demolished, or repaired.  (Code, 2002)

 

            F.         Section 109 is deleted.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.040   National Electric Code Adopted bv Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.RS., as amended, by reference thereto, the National Electric Code, 2002 Edition, published by the National Fire Protection Association, Inc., Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts  02269, is hereby adopted for the Town of Nunn.  (Code, 2002)

 

A.        Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this section may be known and cited as the "National Electrical Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Purpose.  The purpose of this Code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation, and maintenance or use of electrical systems.  (Code, 2002)

 

C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the electrical code establishes comprehensive provisions, standards and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection, and other matters relating to electrical systems in connection with the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of buildings and structures.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Interpretation of Provisions.  This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform electrical regulations.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Applicability of Regulations.  This section shall apply to every building or structure, as defined in said ordinance, which is now in existence or which may hereafter be erected, constructed, altered, moved, demolished, or repaired. Electrical systems lawfully in existence at the time of adoption of this Code may have their use, maintenance, or repair continued if the use, maintenance, or repair is in accordance with the original design and location and no hazard to life, health, or property has been created by such electrical systems.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.050   Uniform Code for the Abatement of Danegerous Buildings Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.R.S., there is hereby adopted as the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings Code of the Town of Nunn, by reference hereto, the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California  90601.  (Code, 2002)

 

            A.        Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this section may be known as the "Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings of the Town of Nunn, Colorado." (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Purpose.  The purpose of the Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Edition, is to protect the health and welfare of the residents of the Town.  The subject matter of this Code includes rules and regulations, provides for inspections, and establishes standards for the abatement of unsafe buildings by repair, rehabilitation, demolition or removal. (Code, 2002)

 

C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the Code includes comprehensive provisions, standards and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection and other matters relating to the abatement of dangerous buildings in connection with the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of buildings and structures.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Applicability of' Regulations.  This section shall apply to all dangerous buildings, as defined in the document adopted in this section, which are now in existence or which may hereafter become dangerous within the Town.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Interpretation of Provisions.  This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform regulations regarding the abatement of dangerous buildings.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.060   Uniform Plumbing Code Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.R.S., as amended, by reference thereto, the Uniform Plumbing Code, 1997 Edition, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 5032

Alhambra Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90032, is hereby adopted for the Town of Nunn. (Code, 2002)

 

            A.        Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this section may be known and cited as the “Uniform Plumbing Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado.”  (Code, 2002)

 

            B.        Purpose.  The purpose of this Code is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life and limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance for use of plumbing systems.  (Code, 2002)

 

            C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the Plumbing Code establishes comprehensive provisions, standards, and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection, and other matters relating to plumbing systems in connection with the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of buildings and structures.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Interpretation of Provisions.  This section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform plumbing regulations.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Applicability of Regulations.  This section shall apply to every building or structure, as defined in said ordinance, which is now in existence or which may hereafter be erected, constructed, altered, moved, demolished, or repaired. Plumbing systems lawfully in existence at the time of the adoption of this Code may have their use, maintenance or repair continued if the use, maintenance, or repair is in accordance with the original design and location if no hazard to life, health, or property has been created by such plumbing system.  (Code, 2002)

 

F.         Section 101.4.1.4 is deleted entirely and replaced with the following:  The Administrative Authority is the Chief Building Official of Colorado Inspection Agency and his/her authorized representative. The Administrative Authority will decide which Code shall prevail if there is a conflict between the adopted Codes.  (Code, 2002)

 

G.        Table 4-1 is amended as follows: Table 4-1 of the 1997 Uniform Plumbing Code is hereby deleted and Appendix Table A-29-A of the 1997 Uniform Building Code is adopted to establish these requirements.  (Code, 2002)

 

K.        Section 413 is amended as follows: Sections 413.0 through 413.6 as they appear in the 1997 UPC are hereby deleted. Section 413.7 as it appears in the 1997 UPC becomes Section 413.0 by this amendment.  (Code, 2002)

 

            15.04.070  (Reserved for Fire Code adoption.)

 

15.04.080   Uniform Housing Code Adopted by Reference.   Pursuant to Section 31-16- 201, et seq., C.R.S., there is hereby adopted as the housing code of the Town, by reference thereto, the Uniform Housing Code, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California  90601.  (Code, 2002)

 

A.        Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this Section may be known and cited as the "Uniform Housing Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

            B.        Purpose.  The purpose of the Uniform Housing Code, 1997 Edition, promulgated by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California  90601, is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all residential buildings and structures within the jurisdiction of the Town.  (Code, 2002)

 

            C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the housing code establishes comprehensive provisions, standards, and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection and other matters relating to housing in connection with the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, equipment, use, height, area and maintenance of buildings and structures.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Applicability of Regulations.  The provisions of this Section shall apply to all buildings or portions thereof used or designed or intended to be used for human habitation.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Interpretation of Provisions.  This Section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform housing regulations.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.090   Uniform Code for Building Conservation Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.R.S., there is hereby adopted as the Building Conservation Code of the Town, by reference thereto, the Uniform Code for Building Conservation, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 South Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California  90601.   (Code, 2002)

 

A.         Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this Section may be known and cited as the "Uniform Code for Building Conservation of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Purpose.  The purpose of the Uniform Code for Building Conservation, 1997 Edition, is to protect the health and welfare of the residents of the Town. The subject matter of this code includes rules and regulations, provides for inspections and establishes standards for building conservation.  (Code, 2002)

 

C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the Code includes comprehensive provisions, standards and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection and other matters relating to building conservation.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Applicability of Regulations.  This Section shall apply to all buildings, as defined in the document adopted in this Section, which are now in existence or which may hereafter be built within the Town.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Interpretation of Provisions.  This Section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform regulations regarding building conservation.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.100   International Fuel Gas Code, 2000 Edition, Adopted by Reference.  Pursuant to Section 31-16-201, et seq., C.R.S., there is hereby adopted as the Fuel Gas Code of the Town, by reference thereto, the International Fuel Gas Code, 2000 Edition, published by the International Code Council, 5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 708, Falls Church, Virginia 22041-340l. (Code, 2002)

 

A.        Title for Citation.  The ordinance codified in this Section may be known and cited as the "International Fuel Gas Code of the Town of Nunn, Colorado."  (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Purpose.  The purpose of the International Fuel Gas Code, 2000 Edition, is to protect the health and welfare of the residents of the Town. The subject matter of this code includes rules and regulations, providing for standards addressing the design and installation of fuel gas systems and gas fire appliances.  (Code, 2002)

 

C.        Scope of Provisions.  The subject matter of the Code includes comprehensive provisions, standards and regulations for materials, installation methods, inspection and other matters relating to fuel gas systems and gas fire appliances.  (Code, 2002)

 

D.        Applicability of Regulations.  This Section shall apply to all buildings, as defined in the document adopted in this Section, which are now in existence or which may hereafter be built within the Town.  (Code, 2002)

 

E.         Interpretation of Provisions.  This Section shall be so interpreted and construed as to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform regulations regarding fuel gas systems and gas fire appliances.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.110   Fees and Charges.  Any fees and charges provided for in this Chapter VI may be amended by Resolution adopted by the Board of Trustees.  (Code, 2002)

 

15.04.120   Violation – Penalty.

 

A.         It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert, or demolish, equip, use, occupy, or maintain any building or structure in the Town, or cause the same to be done, contrary to or in violation of any of the provisions of the Codes adopted in this chapter.  (Code, 2002)

 

B.        Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of the Codes adopted in this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day or portion thereof during which any violation of any of the provisions of these Codes are committed, continued, or permitted, and upon conviction of any such violation, such person shall be punishable by a fine or not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment for not more than one (1) year, or by both such fine and imprisonment.  (Code, 2002)

 


 

Chapter 15.08

BUILDING PERMITS REQUIRED

 

 

Sections:

 

            15.08.010        General Provisions.

            15.08.020        Building Permits Required.

            15.08.030        Procedure for Obtaining Building Permits.

            15.08.040        Requirements for Structures for Which In-Town Building Permits Required.

            15.08.050        Requirements for Structures for Which no Building Permit Required.

            15.08.060        Fees.

            15.08.070        Removal.

            15.08.080        Notice.

            15.08.090        Abatement.

            15.08.100        Interpretation, Conflict with Other Laws.

            15.08.110        Effect on Prior Ordinance.

            15.08.120        Penalties.

 

 

15.08.010   General Provisions.  It shall be unlawful to erect, construct, reconstruct, alter, move, locate, use, or change the use of any building or other structure within the Town limits without obtaining a building permit as required by this Ordinance or otherwise complying with this Ordinance.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

            15.08.020   Building Permits Required.

 

A.        Any building or structure, as defined by the Building Code for the Town of Nunn, for which a building permit is required under the provisions of such Building Code, shall not be constructed, located, or otherwise placed in use without a building permit being first obtained, pursuant to the Building Code, for such structure. Such building or structure shall comply with all applicable requirements of the Building Code.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

B.          Any building or structure, as defined by the Building Code for the Town of Nunn, for which a building permit is not required under such Building Code because it is less than 120 square feet in roof area shall not be constructed, located, or otherwise placed in use, without an In-Town Building Permit being first obtained unless such structure is not to be placed on a permanent foundation, or otherwise permanently installed on the land on which it is located.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

 

 

            15.08.030   Procedure for Obtaining Building Permits.

 

A.        An application for building permit, together with plans for the proposed structure shall be submitted to the Planning Commission for review.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

            B.        Upon approval of the issuance of a building permit for any structure subject to regulation and issuance of a building permit under the Building Code, the Town Clerk shall cause a building permit to be issued and appropriate inspection for compliance with the requirements of the Building Code to be undertaken by the Weld County Department of Building Inspection or other agency or person with which the Town may contract for building inspection services.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

C.        Upon approval of the issuance of the In-Town Building Permit, the Town Clerk shall issue an In-Town Building Permit and arrange for inspection by the Town Public Works Foreman or other appropriate official or agent of the Town.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

D.        Upon approval of the issuance of either a building permit under paragraph B or an In- Town Building Permit under paragraph C, no permit shall be issued or further action shall be taken until the appropriate building permit inspection fee has been paid.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

15.08.040   Requirements for Structures for Which In-Town Building Permits Required.

 

A.        Any structure for which an In-Town Building Permit is required under this Ordinance need not comply with all the requirements of the Building Code of the Town of Nunn. (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

B.        Any structure for which an In-Town Building Permit is required shall comply with the following requirements:  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        1.         Such structure may not be placed within any required setback or on any easement or right-or-way.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        2.         Such structure, when combined with all other structures on the lot or parcel of land on which such structure is located, shall not exceed the minimum open space requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        3.         Such structure shall be made of quality materials and shall be constructed in a workmanlike manner.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        4.         Such structure shall not be connected to electricity, water, or any other utility service without a building permit being obtained for such utility connection.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        5.         Such structure shall not be a fire hazard, environmental hazard, or otherwise jeopardize the public health or safety.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        6.         Such structure and its use shall fully conform to the zoning requirements. (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

            15.08.050   Requirements for Structures for Which No Building Permit Required.

 

            A.        Structures for which no building permit is required, shall comply with the following requirements:  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        1.         Such structure may not be placed within the required setback, or on any easement or right-of-way.  (Ord. 186. 1996)

 

                        2.         Such structure, when combined with all other structures on the lot or parcel of land on which such structure is located, whether or not building permits would be required for all structures on the lot or parcel of land, shall not exceed the minimum open space requirements of the Zoning Ordinance.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        3.         Such structure shall not be connected to electricity, water, or any other utility service without a building permit being obtained for such utility connection.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        4.         Such structure shall not be a fire hazard, environmental hazard, or otherwise jeopardize the public health or safety. (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

                        5.         Such structure and its use shall fully conform to the zoning requirements. (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

B.        Nothing herein shall be construed to allow a structure, for which no building permit is required, to violate any other applicable ordinance or regulation.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

15.08.060   Fees.  For all building permits required, a fee established by schedule shall be charged by the Town of Nunn.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

15.08.070   Removal.  It shall be the duty of any person owning, or having control of, any lot or parcel of land on which a structure has been unlawfully located to cause said structure to be removed within ten (10) days upon notice of said violation being given by the Town.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

            15.08.080   Notice.  The Town Clerk shall notify the owner of record of the property on which any structure is located in violation of this Chapter by first class mail, and may also give notice by personal service or by posting on the structure, that if the structure is not removed from the property within ten (10) days of the date of the notice, the owner will be issued a summons requiring the owner's appearance in Municipal Court to answer charges for the violation of this Ordinance.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

            15.08.090   Abatement.  At the expiration of the (10) day notice period, in addition to any other remedy, the Town of Nunn may abate any violation of this Chapter as a "nuisance."  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

            15.08.100   Interpretation, Conflict with Other Laws.  Chapter are at variance with the requirements of any other lawfully adopted rules, regulations or ordinances, the more restrictive, or that imposing the higher standard, shall govern.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

15.08.110   Effect On Prior Ordinance.  To the extent such is inconsistent herewith, this Chapter shall supersede the Zoning Code, Ordinance No. 120, as of the effective date of this Ordinance.  (Ord. 186, 1996)

 

15.08.120   Penalties.  Any person, firm, or corporation violating this Ordinance is guilty of a civil violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).  Each day during which such violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.  (Code, 2002)

 


 

Chapter 15.12

CONVEYANCE AS BUILDINGS

 

 

Sections:

 

            15.12.010        Use of Conveyance as a Building.

            15.12.020        Removal.

            15.12.030        Notice.

            15.12.040        Abatement.

            15.12.050        Penalties.

 

 

            15.12.010   Use of a Conveyance as a Building.

 

            A.        General Provisions.

 

                        1.         For the purpose of this Chapter, a conveyance means a railway coach or car, streetcar, bus, airplane, trailer, semi-trailer, or similar structure, vehicle, or device originally intended for transporting people or goods. (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        2.         For the purposes of this Chapter, a building means a structure for the support or shelter of any use or occupancy.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        3.         A person shall not place or use a conveyance as a building for the operation of a use, except as specifically permitted by this Chapter.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        4.         A person may use a conveyance as a temporary office but not as a residence in connection with any permitted temporary use.  A permit for such temporary use may be granted for a limited term, upon review by the Board of Trustees.  The temporary use permit shall specifically permit the use of a conveyance as an office, subject to the following measures to assure sanitary conditions being taken.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                                    (a)       If septic system facilities are available, temporary plumbing connections shall be made as prescribed by the Town's Building Code.  No permanent plumbing connection is permitted.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                                    (b)       If septic system facilities are not available, sanitation facilities shall be provided as requested following review by the Board of Trustees.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                                    (c)        Electrical service connections with the use described in this subsection shall be limited to temporary pole service.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

           B.         Governmental agencies and civic organizations may conduct a use in a conveyance in accordance with this subsection.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        1.         The use shall be sponsored by and under the direct control of a governmental agency or civic organization.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        2.         The use shall be a function relating to the public health, safety, and welfare such as drivers training, consumer and homemaking education, dental hygiene, mobile library, mobile x-ray unit, concession stand, or other similar public service use that due to the equipment involved, logistics of scheduling locations and the times needed in a specific community, the use is not appropriate for a permanent location.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        3.         The conveyance shall be self contained requiring only electrical service.  Only one electrical hook-up station served by a separate electrical service accommodating not more than two conveyances is permitted on any premise.  The hook-up station shall be installed under permit.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        4.         The conveyance may be located in any zoning district; however, in residential districts the location is restricted to properties owned and operated by sponsoring agencies.  A sponsoring agency may by agreement reciprocate with other sponsoring agencies to use their premises.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        5.         The conveyance shall comply with all applicable requirements of the Nunn Zoning Code.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

C.        A person shall not place or use a conveyance as a dwelling unit, except as follows:  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        1.         A person may use a railroad work car, caboose, or converted freightcar as a dwelling unit when it is confined to rails and located on the right-of-way of a railroad doing business as a common carrier, or when said railroad work car, caboose, or converted freight car is being used as a dwelling unit or is incorporated into a dwelling unit on the effective date of this Ordinance.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

                        2.         A person may use a self-propelled recreational vehicle or recreational camper as a dwelling unit when specifically approved in the issuance of a temporary use permit for a use allowed by Nunn Zoning Code.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

           15.12.020   Removal.  It shall be the duty of any person having control of any lot or parcel of land on which a conveyance described in Section 1. above has been unlawfully located to cause said conveyance to removed within ten (10) days notice of said violation being given by the Town.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

15.12.030   Notice.  The Town Clerk shall notify the owner of record of the property on which any conveyance is located in violation of this Ordinance by certified mail, return receipt requested, and may also give notice by personal service or by posting on the conveyance, that if the conveyance is not removed from the property within ten (10) days of the date of the notice, the owner will be issued a summons requiring the owner's appearance in Municipal Court to answer charges for the violation of this Section.  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

15.12.040   Abatement.  At the expiration of the ten (10) day notice period, in addition to any other remedy, the Town of Nunn may abate said conveyance as a "nuisance."  (Ord. 187, 1996)

 

15.12.050   Penalties.  Any person, firm, or corporation violating this Ordinance or any provision of applicable state law is guilty of a civil violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).  Each day during which such violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.  (Ord. 187, 1996; Code, 2002)

 


 

Chapter 15. 16

ENERGY EFFICIENCY CONSTRUCTION

 

 

Sections:

 

            15.16.010        Adoption.

            15.16.020        Amendments.

            15.16.030        Penalties.

 

15.16.010   Adoption.  Pursuant to Title 31, Article 16, Part 2, Colorado Revised Statutes 1973, as amended, there is hereby adopted as the energy efficiency construction, and renovation standards for non-residential buildings of the Town of Nunn, by reference thereto, the Colorado Model Energy Efficiency Construction and Renovation Standards for Non-Residential Buildings, adopted November, 1977, and published March, 1978, by the State of Colorado, and as the energy efficiency construction and renovation standards for residential buildings for the Town of Nunn, by reference thereto, the Colorado Recommended Energy Conservation "Performance" Code for New Construction and Renovation of Residential Buildings, adopted November, 1977, and published March, 1978, by the State of Colorado, both to have the same force and effect as if set forth therein in every particular. The subject matter of the adopted standards include comprehensive provisions and standards regulating energy efficiency in design, construction, renovation, erection, enlargement, alteration, repair, conversion, occupancy, equipment and maintenance of certain non-residential and residential buildings and structures for the purpose of protecting the public health, safety, and general welfare.  (Code, 2002)

 

            15.16.020   Amendments.  The Colorado Model Energy Efficiency Construction and Renovation Standards for Non-Residential Buildings is hereby amended as follows:  (Code, 2002)

 

            1.         Section 101.1 is deleted in its entirety. (Code, 2002)

 

            2.         Section 107.0 is deleted in its entirety. (Code, 2002)

 

3.         The following new Section 108.0 is added, to read: (Code, 2002)

 

                        108.0   Administrative and Appeal Procedures.  Administrative and appeal procedures set forth in Sections 201, 202, and 204, and Chapter 3 of the Uniform Building Code, 1976 Edition, shall be applicable and followed in the administration of this Code.  (Code, 2002)

 

           4.         Section 302.1 is amended by the inclusion of the following temperatures:  (Code, 2002)

 

                        Winter Design Dry-Bulb                                 -5 degrees F (Code, 2002)

                        Summer Design Dry-Bulb                               88 degrees F (Code, 2002)

                        Summer Design Wet-Bulb                               63 degrees F (Code, 2002)

                        Degree Days Heating                                       6639 (Code, 2002)

                        Degrees North Latitude                                   40 degrees F (Code, 2002)

 

            5.        Section 402.2 (a), Table 5-1, is amended by the addition of the following specific values:  (Code, 2002)

 

                        Walls, 3 stories or less, Heating Uo not exceeding 0.26 (Code, 2002)

                        Walls, 3 stories or less, Cooling, OTTV not exceeding 33.5 (Code, 2002)

                        Walls, over 3 stories, Heating Do not exceeding 0.32 (Code, 2002)

                        Walls, over 3 stories, Cooling OTTV not exceeding 33.5 (Code, 2002)                                            Roof/Ceiling, Heating or Cooling, Do not exceeding 0.07 (Code, 2002)

                        Floors over unheated spaces, Hating Do not exceeding 0.08 (Code, 2002)

                        Slab on Grade, Heating, minimum R value Solar Factor (Code, 2002)

                        Cooling 127 (Code, 2002)

 

            6.         Section 701.0 is amended by the addition of the following:  (Code, 2002)

 

                        SMACNA refers to Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association. (Code, 2002)

                        NESCA refers to National Environmental System Contractors Association. (Code,2002)

                        NYMA refers to National Woodwork Manufacturers Association, Inc. (Code, 2002)

 

                        (a)        The Colorado Recommended Energy Conservation "Performance" Code for New Construction and Renovation of Residential Buildings is hereby amended as follows:  (Code, 2002)

 

                                    (1)       Appendix B, Section 101.1 is deleted, and replaced by the following new Section 101.1 to read:  (Code, 2002)

 

                                                101.1   Application.  The provisions of Sections 1 through 7 of the Colorado Model Energy Efficiency Construction and Renovation Standards for Non-Rresidential Buildings, as amended, shall apply to residential buildings except where residential buildings are exempted from such provisions and except where the provisions of this Code differ from the provisions of the Colorado Model Energy Efficiency Construction and Renovation Standards for Non-Residential Buildings.  (Code, 2002)

 

            15.16.030   Penalties.  It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to erect, construct, renovate, enlarge, alter, repair, improve, cover, equip, use, occupy, or maintain any building or structure in the Town of Nunn, or cause or permit the same to be done, contrary to or in violation of any of the provisions of the (aforementioned codes).  (Code, 2002)

 

Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of the (aforementioned codes) or of this Ordinance shall be punishable by a fine not exceeding three hundred dollars ($300.00) or imprisonment of not exceeding ninety (90) days or by both such fine and imprisonment.  Each and every day or portion thereof during which any such violation is committed, continued, or permitted shall be considered a separate offense.  (Code, 2002)