City of Richmond, MO
Ray County
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Section 500.010 Building Code Adopted.

[Ord. No. 2293 §1, 6-11-2013]
A certain document, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Richmond, being marked and designated as the International Building Code, 2012 Edition, including Appendix Chapters C, E, H and I as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the City of Richmond, in the State of Missouri, regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary, and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Building Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Richmond is hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this legislation, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 500.020 of this Article.

Section 500.020 Additions, Insertions and Changes.

[Ord. No. 2293 §2, 6-11-2013]
A. 
The following sections of the 2012 International Building Code are hereby revised as follows:
1. 
In Section 101.1 Title, add "City of Richmond."
2. 
In Section 903.2.8.1 Group R-3 or R-4 congregate residences, add "Exception: An automatic sprinkler system is not required in a detached single-family dwelling or a detached two-family dwelling (duplex). A builder of a one- or two-family dwelling or townhouse shall offer to any purchaser on or before the time of entering into the purchase contract the option, at the purchaser's cost, to install or equip fire sprinklers in the dwelling or townhouse. The purchaser shall have the right to choose or decline to install a fire sprinkler system. This notification requirement is provided in accordance with, and shall expire in conjunction with, Missouri Statute (RSMO.67.281)."
3. 
Remove Chapter 13 Energy Efficiency in its entirety.
4. 
Section 1608.2 Ground snow loads. Replace entire section with "The ground snow load for the City of Richmond shall be a minimum twenty (20) pounds per square foot."
5. 
In Section 1612.3 Establishment of flood hazard areas, add "City of Richmond, dated May 8, 2012."
6. 
In Section 1809.5 Frost protection, (1) shall read as follows: "Extending below the frost line of the locality, which is established at thirty-six (36) inches for the City of Richmond."
7. 
In Section 3108, remove "Telecommunication and Broadcast Towers", and add "Radio, Television and Communication Towers."
8. 
Section 3108.2 Location and access. Towers shall be located and equipped with step bolts and ladders so as to provide ready access for inspection purposes. Add "All permanently attached devices used for the purpose of climbing the tower shall be located a minimum of sixteen (16) feet above finished grade as measured at the center of the tower footprint. Guy wires or other accessories shall not cross or encroach upon street or other public space, or over aboveground electric utility lines, or encroach upon any privately owned property without written consent of the owner of the encroached-upon property, space or above-ground electric utility lines."
9. 
Section 3109.4.1.8 Building dwelling wall as a barrier, shall read "Where a wall of a building dwelling serves as part of the barrier, one of the following shall apply:"
10. 
Remove Chapter 32.
11. 
In Section 3412.2 Compliance, insert the following date: "March 7, 1945."
12. 
Amend all Chapters to repeal and delete any and all references to the International Zoning Code, International Property Maintenance Code and International Energy Conservation Code.

Section 500.025 Penalty.

[Ord. No. 2398 §V, 9-13-2016]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter or any of the Codes adopted in this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be subject to punishment by a fine pursuant to Section 100.100(E)(2) of this Code. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.

Section 500.026 Cooking Stoves in Business Breakrooms and Lunch Areas.

[Ord. No. 2189 §I, 10-26-2010]
Sections 903.2.14.2 and 904.11 where required of the International Building Code, 2000 Edition, shall not apply to any non-commercial area (business) operating a two (2) or four (4) burner non-commercial cooking stove in a business breakroom or lunch area that has an exhaust vented hood over the stove and a five (5) or ten (10) pound Class K rated portable fire extinguisher in close proximity to the stove.

Section 500.027 Existing Building Code Adopted.

[Ord. No. 2293 §3, 6-11-2013]
A certain document, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Richmond, being marked and designated as the International Existing Building Code, 2012 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Existing Building Code of the City of Richmond, in the State of Missouri, regulating and governing the repair, alteration, change of occupancy, addition and relocation of existing buildings, including historic buildings, as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Existing Building Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Richmond is hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this legislation, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 500.028 of this Article.

Section 500.028 Additions, Insertions and Changes.

[Ord. No. 2293 §4, 6-11-2013]
A. 
The following sections of the 2012 International Existing Building Code are hereby revised as follows:
1. 
In Section 101.1 Title, add "City of Richmond."
2. 
In Section 101.4.2 Buildings previously occupied, remove "or the International Property Maintenance Code."
3. 
In Section 112 Board of Appeals, add "Building Code Committee."
4. 
In Section 301.2 Additional codes, remove "International Property Maintenance Code."
5. 
In Section 702.4 Materials and methods, remove "International Energy Code."
6. 
Section 707 Energy Conservation. Remove entire section.
7. 
Section 811 Energy Conservation. Remove entire section.
8. 
Section 908 Energy Conservation. Remove entire section.
9. 
Section 1106 Energy Conservation. Remove entire section.
10. 
In Section 1301.2 Conformance; remove "International Property Maintenance Code."
11. 
In Section 1401.2 Applicability, insert "March 7, 1945."
12. 
In Section 1401.3.2 Compliance with other codes, remove "and International Property Maintenance Code."

Section 500.029 Penalty.

[Ord. No. 2293 §5, 6-11-2013]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter or any of the Codes adopted in this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or be imprisoned in the City or County Jail for a period of not exceeding three (3) months, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.