City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1997 § 7.10; Ord. No. 2044-88, 2-3-1988; Ord. No. 2776-96, 7-17-1996; Ord. No. 2951-98 § 1, 4-1-1998; Ord. No. 2953-98 § 1, 4-1-1998; Ord. No. 3631-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3632-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3634-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3636-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3637-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 4245-12 § 1, 11-7-2012; Ord. No. 4692-19, 6-19-2019]
A. 
The 2015 International Building Code, 2015 International Residential Code, including Appendix F, 2015 International Mechanical Code, 2015 International Fuel Gas Code and 2015 International Energy Conservation Code, as prepared by the International Code Council, Inc., are on file in the office of the City Clerk and are hereby adopted by the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, with the exception of the appeals procedure which is established in Section 500.060 and the modifications, insertions and changes prescribed below. These codes are made a part hereof as if more fully set forth herein.
B. 
Modifications, Additions, Insertions and Changes to Applicable Codes.
1. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2015 International Building Code:
MODIFICATIONS, ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES TO THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE
a. 
Section 101.1 Title. (Name of Jurisdiction) - inserted "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri."
b. 
Section 101.4.3, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
101.4.3 Plumbing. The provisions of the St. Louis County Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of plumbing systems, including equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto.
c. 
Section 101.4.7, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
101.4.7 Electrical. The provisions of the St. Louis County Electrical Code shall apply to the installation of electrical systems, including alterations, repairs, replacement, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto.
d. 
Section 103.1, delete it in its entirety and replace with the following:
103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. Wherever "Building Official" may appear it is defined as the Code Administrator or Building Official of Hazelwood, Missouri, or his duly authorized representative. Wherever "Fire Official" may appear it is defined as the Fire Marshal of Hazelwood, Missouri, or his duly authorized representative.
e. 
Section 104.12, add a new Section. Insert:
104.12 Matters not provided for. Any requirements that are essential for the structural, fire or sanitary safety of an existing or proposed building or structure, or for the safety of the occupants thereof, which are not specifically provided for by this code, shall be determined by the Building Official.
f. 
Section 104.13, add a new Section. Insert:
104.13 Rule-making authority. The Building Official shall have authority as necessary in the interest of public health, safety and general welfare, to adopt and promulgate rules and regulations to interpret and implement the provisions of this code to secure the intent thereof and to designate requirements applicable because of local emergency, climatic or other conditions. Such rules shall not have the effect of waiving structural or fire performance requirements specifically provided for in this code or of violating accepted engineering practice involving public safety.
g. 
Section 105.1.1, Annual permit, delete in its entirety.
h. 
Section 105.1.2, Annual permit records, delete in its entirety.
i. 
Section 105.2, delete in its entirety. Insert:
105.2 Work exempt from permit. Exemptions from permit requirements of this code shall not be deemed to grant authority 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. Permits shall not be required for the following:
Building.
1.
One-story detached accessory structures, provided the floor area does not exceed one hundred twenty (120) square feet.
2.
Temporary motion picture, television and theater stage sets and scenery.
3.
Window awnings supported by an exterior wall which do not project more than fifty-four (54) inches.
4.
Nonfixed and movable fixtures, cases, racks, counters and partitions not over five (5) feet nine (9) inches in height.
5.
Shade cloth structures constructed for nursery or agricultural purposes, not including service systems.
Gas.
1.
Portable heating appliance.
2.
Replacement of any minor part that does not make such equipment unsafe.
Mechanical.
1.
Portable heating appliance.
2.
Portable ventilation equipment.
3.
Portable cooling unit.
4.
Steam, hot or chilled water piping within any heating or cooling equipment.
5.
Replacement of any part which does not alter its approval or make it unsafe.
6.
Portable evaporative cooler.
7.
Self-contained refrigeration system.
j. 
Section 105.3 item No. 4, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
105.3 Application for permit.
4. Be accompanied by four (4) sets of construction documents, one (1) electronic copy and other information as required in Section 106.3. If the construction is within the Robertson or Florissant Valley Fire Protection Districts, only three (3) sets of construction documents are required to be submitted to the City. Two (2) sets must be delivered to the Robertson or Florissant Valley Fire Protection Districts separately. Electrical and plumbing drawings are required to be submitted to St. Louis County separately.
k. 
Section 107.1.1. add a new section. Insert:
107.1.1 Application of seals. When construction documents are submitted, the application of seals and signatures on those documents shall be required as follows:
a.
All construction documents submitted with an application for a building permit shall bear an original embossed or wet ink seal and original signature on the front sheet of each discipline within each set of construction documents; or
b.
The registered design professional for each discipline shall place his original seal and signature upon the cover sheet of each set of construction documents.
All other sheets of the construction documents, other than specifications or calculations, shall bear the original embossed, wet ink or mechanically reproduced seal of the registered design professional. Any addenda or modifications submitted for changes to the construction documents shall also bear an original seal and signature by the registered design professional. Such changes shall be clearly indicated.
l. 
Section 107.1, add a new Section designated as Section 107.1.2 as follows:
107.1.2 Professionally prepared plan. All plans and specifications shall be prepared, sealed and dated by an architect or an engineer licensed and registered in the State of Missouri in compliance with Section 107.1.
Exceptions:
a)
Single-family dwelling plans, prepared and designed by the owner of the proposed structure and built for his exclusive use and occupancy for a period of at least one (1) year. These plans must be signed and dated by the owner.
b)
Miscellaneous structures related to single-family residential properties such as sheds, carports, detached garages, etc.
c)
Commercial/industrial projects affecting less than one thousand (1,000) square feet as approved by the Building Official.
d)
The Building Official shall be permitted to waive the requirements for filing plans or issuing a permit when the work involved is of a minor nature.
m. 
Section 107.3.1. delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
107.3.1 Approval of construction documents. When the building official issues a permit, the construction documents shall be stamped as "Approved [with the date of approval] City of Hazelwood, Building Department," and be accompanied by the signature of the building official or his authorized agent. The owners approved set of construction document(s) shall be kept on the building site, along with any plan review response letter(s)/comments and all field inspection reports issued by the Building Official, and must be available for review by the Building Official or his authorized representative at all times.
n. 
Section 109.2. delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
109.2 Schedule of permit fees. A fee for each plan examination, building permit and inspection shall be paid in accordance with the fee schedule located in Chapter 500, Article V, Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
o. 
Section 109.4, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
109.4 Work commencing before permit issuance. Where any work for which a permit is required by this Code is commenced prior to obtaining said permit, the total normal fees as set forth in Section 109.2 shall be doubled, but the payment of said doubled fees shall not relieve any person(s) from fully complying with the requirements of this Code, nor from other penalties prescribed herein.
p. 
Section 109.5, add a new Section to be designated as Section 109.5.1 as follows:
109.5.1 Pre-bid plan review fee. A fee of $100 will be charged for all commercial and industrial plan reviews for all projects that have not been bid and the contract awarded.
q. 
Section 109.6, Refunds, delete in its entirety.
r. 
Section 110.1, add a new Section to be designated as 110.1.1 containing the following:
110.1.1 Permit authorization and inspection placard. When work has progressed to a point of having windows, or when the work or job is an alteration or addition, the placard shall be attached to the available glass in view for recording the balance of inspections required by this Code. Failure to maintain this inspection and identification placard will not relieve the permittee of responsibility as provided by this Code. Upon satisfactory completion of the building structure, the Building Official will make his final inspection, and if all requirements of this Code are met, including compliance with the electrical and/or plumbing codes of the City of Hazelwood, the permittee may remove the job inspection placard. The permittee will be required to have the lot number or the building address visible from the street during all phases of construction.
s. 
Section 110.3, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
110.3 Inspection sequence and approval. No work shall be done on any part of the building or structure beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. Approval shall be given only after an inspection has been made of each successive step in this construction work performed and all requirements of this Code and corrections are completed as indicated by each of the inspections required. There shall be a final inspection and approval of all buildings to be completed before occupancy as described in Section 110.0 of this Code. Failure to obtain a final inspection before occupancy will constitute a violation of this Code and be subject to the penalties as described in Section 100.030 of the Municipal Code. Structural framework of any part of a building or structure shall not be covered or concealed in any manner without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. The Building Official, upon notification from the permit holder or his agent, in accordance with the rules of procedure posted in the office of the Code Administrator of the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, and described on the permit placard, shall make the following inspections and shall either approve that section or portion of the construction as completed, or shall notify the permit holder or his agent that he failed to comply with the requirements of this Code. A record of all such inspections and all the violations of this Code shall be maintained by the Building Official. The minimum number of inspections required follow, and as designated in this Chapter:
110.3.1 Footing/pier. A footing inspection shall be made when footings are excavated, formed and reinforcing steel in place, prior to placement of concrete.
110.3.2 Foundation wall. A foundation wall inspection shall be performed after the forms have been set, reinforcing steel placed and properly tied, prior to placement of concrete.
110.3.3 Framing, rough-in and/or ceiling cover inspection. A framing, rough-in and/or ceiling cover inspection shall be made after all framing, masonry wall, roof structure, fire blocking, fire stopping, draft stopping, wall bracing, sheathing, heating and cooling duct work, electrical and plumbing work or other appurtenances and accessories which may be concealed, and after plumbing, electrical, mechanical and building rough-in inspections have been approved and posted by those specific inspections departments. No mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, fire safety or any structural elements which are to be concealed shall be covered before this inspection has been made and approved by the Building Official.
110.3.4 Gypsum board inspection. A gypsum board inspection shall be made after gypsum board, exterior or interior, is in place, before joints and fasteners are taped and finished.
110.3.5 Other inspections. In addition to the required inspections specified in this Section, the Building Official may make other inspections which in his judgment are reasonably necessary due to unusual construction or circumstances. The Building Official shall have the authority to inspect any construction work to verify compliance with the Code and to properly enforce the rules promulgated by this Code.
110.3.6 Special inspections. For special inspections, see Section 1704.
110.3.7 Final and/or occupancy inspections. A final inspection shall be made before granting occupancy for either a residential or non-residential occupancy. At the time of this inspection, all other inspections shall have been completed, approved, posted and the structure is safe occupancy. Temporary occupancy may be granted to the occupant when all life safety, fire protection and egress items are in place and working properly. Application for occupancy permits and temporary occupancy permits shall be applied for in the Department of Public Works prior to any occupancy. No one shall occupy any structure until said occupancy permits have been issued by the City.
t. 
Section 113.0, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
113.0 Appeals. Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
u. 
Section 202, insert new definition:
MOBILE FOOD UNIT. An enclosed vehicle-mounted food service establishment designated to be readily movable from which food is composed, compounded, processed or prepared and from which food is vended, sold or given away.
v. 
Section 426, add a new Section to be designated as Section 426 RAPID ENTRY SYSTEM. This Section shall contain the following:
426.1 General. When access to or within a new or existing occupancy is unduly difficult because of secured openings or where immediate access is necessary for life-saving or firefighting purposes, the Building Official or his designee shall require a rapid entry system approved by the Fire Marshal to be installed in an accessible location. This box shall contain keys to gain necessary access as required by the Fire Official.
426.2 Required locations. The Building Official shall require a rapid entry system on the following use groups or occupancy types and/or with the following conditions:
1.
Any building that has the following fire protection systems and/or fire detection systems:
Fire suppression systems
Fire sprinkler systems
Water spray fixed systems
Carbon dioxide extinguishing system
Foam extinguishing system
Halogenated extinguishing system
Clean agent fire extinguishing system
Standpipe system
Fire alarm system
Automatic fire detection systems
2.
Multiple occupancies with common areas within fire areas.
Exceptions:
In all buildings or structures of Use Group R-1, R-2 and R-3 when dwelling units have an exit directly to the exterior.
426.3 Information required. The rapid entry system shall include the following information:
1.
Master key for all doors or keys to open all doors in building and elevator override keys where applicable.
426.4 Location and identification. The rapid entry system shall be installed at a location and shall be identified in a manner described by the Fire Official.
426.5 Update and notification. The owner, manager or operator of the facility or occupancy shall update the appropriate documents and keys on an annual basis or more frequently when deemed necessary by the Fire Official.
426.6 Time frame. The rapid entry system shall be required on all new structures and prior to occupancies. The rapid entry system shall be required on present structures where deemed necessary by the Fire Official.
w. 
Section 501.2, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
501.2 Address identification. New and existing buildings shall have approved address identification. The address identification shall be legible and placed in a position that is visible from the street or road fronting the property. Address identification characters shall contrast with their background. Address identification on glass shall be white in color. Building address numbers shall be Arabic numbers format. Suite or subaddress identification shall be Arabic number or alphabetical letters. Numbers shall not be spelled out. Each character shall be not less than six (6) inches (152 mm) high with a minimum stroke width of one-half (1/2) inch (12.7 mm). Where required by the Building Official, address identification shall be provided in additional approved locations to facilitate emergency response; this will include but is not limited to every multiunit building in the City to affix address numbers, at least four (4) inches high, on or near the rear entrance of each unit. Where access is by means of a private road and the building cannot be viewed from the public way, a monument, pole or other sign or means shall be used to identify the structure. Address identification shall be maintained at all times.
x. 
Section 501.2.1, add a new section. Insert:
501.2.1 Address identification - remote exits. Address identification shall be provided at all remote exit doors in all occupancies.
Exception: Detached structures constructed in accordance with the International Residential Code.
y. 
Section 708.1.1, add a new section. Insert:
708.1.1 Tenant separation walls. Walls separating tenant spaces in any commercial building shall be fire partitions with a fire-resistance rating of no less than one (1) hour. The walls shall be continuous from the floor to the underside of the floor, roof slab or deck and shall be securely attached thereto. These walls shall be continuous through all concealed spaces such as the space above a suspended ceiling. The wall shall be draft stopped and sealed at all penetrations, joints and rated openings. A wall is not required between any tenant space and a mall, except for occupancy separations required elsewhere in this building code.
Exceptions:
1.
Tenant separation walls are not required in occupancy classifications Group B or Group M when the multitenant building is fully equipped with an approved automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1.
2.
Tenant separation walls are not required when a multitenant building subdivides the tenant space such that all of the follow conditions are true:
a.
Any two (2) adjacent tenant spaces are less than five hundred (500) square feet each.
b.
The total square foot area of any floor space of the building is less than four thousand (4,000) square feet.
c.
The tenant spaces share common bathrooms, vending and ancillary areas accessed from a common corridor.
d.
No food preparation areas within any tenant space.
z. 
Section 903.2.8, delete in its entirety and replace with 903.2.8 as follows:
Section 903.2.8 Use Group R-1, R-2. An automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with section 903.3 shall be provided throughout all buildings with a R-1 or R-2 fire area.
aa. 
Section 903.4.2, delete in its entirety and replace with 903.4.2 as follows:
Section 903.4.2 Alarms. Approved audible and visual alarm devices shall be connected to every automatic sprinkler system, at each riser location. Such alarm devices shall be activated by any water flow and shall be located on the exterior of the building, and an additional audible and visual alarm device shall be installed within the building, at locations approved by the Fire Marshal or his designee.
Exceptions:
1.
Alarms shall not be required for limited-area sprinkler systems.
bb. 
Section 903.5.3.1, add a new Section. Insert:
903.5.3.1 Water flow tests. Water flow tests for automatic sprinkler systems shall be conducted between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday. Tests shall be within the last twelve (12) months.
(cc)=cc. Section 903.5.1. add a new Section. Insert:
903.5.1 Water flow safety factor. A safety factor shall be applied to all flow tests for automatic sprinkler systems. A parallel curve shall be drawn to the actual flow test curve that has been reduced by twenty percent (20%) of the static pressure. An automatic sprinkler system design shall not exceed the twenty percent (20%) curve.
cc. 
Section 903.5.2, add a new Section. Insert:
903.5.2 Annual inspection reporting. All fire protection systems which require an annual or semiannual inspection under the respective NFPA Code or Standard shall submit such reports to the Fire Official within thirty (30) days of the inspection in an Adobe PDF electronic format or via the United States Postal Service or other means.
dd. 
Section 903, add a new Section to be designated as 903.6 as follows:
Section 903.6 Post indicator valves or other approved system. All sprinkler systems, except limited-area sprinkler systems, shall be provided with a post indicator valve or other approved system that shall control the water supply to all automatic fire sprinkler systems in the building.
ee. 
Section 904.4.1.1. add a new section. Insert:
904.4.1.1 Acceptance tests. All alternative automatic fire-extinguishing systems shall be tested in accordance with this Section. A completed system shall be tested by a discharge of expellant gas through the piping and nozzles. Observations for gas leakage and for continuity of piping with free unobstructed flow shall be made. Observations shall be made of the flow of expellant gas through all nozzles. The identification of devices with proper designations and instructions shall be checked. All dry-chemical and wet-chemical extinguishing systems shall also be tested by a discharge of the extinguishing agent. Discharge quantities shall be in accordance with the manufacturer's installation information. After testing, all piping and nozzles shall be blown clean using compressed air or nitrogen, and the system shall be properly charged and placed in the normal "set" condition.
ff. 
Section 907.1.4, add a new Section. Insert:
907.1.4 Device labeling. The loop and device address shall be placed on each addressable device or module in an approved manner.
gg. 
Section 907.1.5, add a new Section. Insert:
907.1.5 Multiple fire alarm systems. Multiple fire alarm systems within a single protected premises, building or complex are not permitted, unless specifically authorized by the Fire Official.
hh. 
Section 907.5.3, add a new Section. Insert:
907.5.3 Notification at fire department connection. An approved exterior audible and visual fire alarm notification appliance shall be installed above all fire department connections. This device shall activate upon a water flow fire alarm signal only. This device shall be visible from the closest fire apparatus access road and installed at twelve (12) feet above ground level or other approved location.
ii. 
907.5.3.1 Fire department connection signage. A permanent sign bearing the letters "FDC" in red reflective lettering on white background shall be maintained at the fire department connection in an approved location. This sign shall be a minimum of twelve (12) inches by eighteen (18) inches.
jj. 
Section 907.6.3, modify as follows. Insert:
Exception No. 1 - Delete in its entirety.
Exception No. 2 - Fire alarm systems that only include manual fire alarm boxes, water-flow initiating devices and not more than six (6) additional alarm-initiating devices.
Exception No. 3 - Special initiating devices that do not support individual device identification. Such initiating devices shall be approved by Fire Official.
kk. 
Section 907.6.5, delete in its entirety. Insert:
907.6.6 Monitoring. Where required by this chapter or by the International Fire Code, an approved supervising station in accordance with NFPA 72 shall monitor fire alarm systems. A (UL) Underwriters Laboratories certificate (UUFX) or (FM) Factory Mutual placard, in accordance with NFPA 72, shall be issued by the UL-listed or FM-approved prime contractor for all newly installed fire alarm systems in commercial occupancies. This regulation shall apply to all fire alarm systems that are newly installed in commercial occupancies for which permits are required by the City of Hazelwood on or after July 1, 2019. Any existing fire alarm system in a commercial occupancy wherein the fire alarm control panel and alarm system components are to be replaced shall be considered newly installed for the purposes of this Section. Also, any existing fire alarm system where four (4) or more nuisance alarms (determined to be from a system malfunction) occur in a one-month period shall be subject to the same certification requirement as a new fire alarm system or replacement of an existing fire alarm system. The Fire Prevention Division shall maintain a listing of local UL-listed or FM-approved prime contractors. Central station service in full compliance with NFPA 72 shall be maintained at the protected property, so long as the requirement for the fire alarm system exists.
Exception. Monitoring by an approved central station is not required for:
1.
Single- and multiple-station smoke alarms required by Section 907.2.11.
2.
Smoke detectors in Group I-3 occupancies.
3.
Automatic sprinkler systems in one- and two-family dwellings.
4.
Fire alarm systems monitored by a proprietary monitoring system in accordance with NFPA 72, Chapter 26, for which a UL certificate (UUKA) or FM or other approved documentation has been issued, as approved by the fire code official.
ll. 
Section 912.4.4, add a new Section. Insert:
912.4.4 Obstructions. When fire department connections are located in an area where vehicles may be parked or standing, said parking or standing shall be restricted for ten (10) feet in each direction from the fire department connection. Objects or vehicles causing the obstruction are subject to removal or towing by a local towing service in accordance with Section 304.158, RSMo., or local municipal ordinance.
mm. 
Section 918, add a new Section. Insert:
SECTION 918 - FIRE SERVICE MAINS AND APPURTENANCES.
918.1 General. This Section covers the application, installation, inspections and testing for fire service mains and appurtenances and their components for new and existing buildings and structures.
918.2 Where required. An approved fire service mains and appurtenances shall be installed in accordance with the provisions of this code and NFPA 24. The fire service mains and appurtenances shall be designed and installed to support the fire flow requirements of the standpipe system and automatic sprinkler systems of the building or structure being protected.
918.3 Construction documents. Construction documents for fire service mains and appurtenances shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of this code, the International Building Code, NFPA 24 and relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, as determined by the building official.
918.3.1 Required. Construction documents shall be drawn to an indicated scale on sheets of uniform size, with a plan of each floor as applicable, and shall include the following items that pertain to the design of the system:
1.
Name of owner.
2.
Location, including street address.
3.
Point of compass.
4.
A graphic representation of the scale used on all plans.
5.
Name and address of contractor.
6.
Size and location of all water supplies.
7.
Size and location of standpipe risers, hose outlets, hand hose, monitor nozzles, and related equipment.
8.
The following items that pertain to private fire service mains:
a)
Type of pipe being installed (shall meet requirements of NFPA 24).
b)
Size.
c)
Length.
d)
Location.
e)
Weight.
f)
Material.
g)
Point of connection to City main.
h)
Sizes, types, and locations of valves, valve indicators, regulators, meters, and valve pits.
i)
Depth at which the top of the pipe is laid below grade.
j)
Method of restraint (shall meet requirements of NFPA 24).
9.
The following items that pertain to hydrants:
a)
Size and location, including size and number of outlets and whether outlets are to be equipped with independent gate valves.
b)
Thread size and coupling adapter specifications if different from NFPA 1963.
c)
Whether hose houses and equipment are to be provided, and by whom.
d)
Static and residual hydrants used in flow.
e)
Method of restraint (shall meet requirements of NFPA 24).
f)
Meet requirements of Section 916 of this Code.
10.
Size, location, and piping arrangement of fire department connections.
11.
Location and piping arrangement for post indicator valve. All post indicator valves shall be OSHA safety red in color. Post indicator valves shall have address identification signs permanently affixed to body of post to identify the address in which the valve serves.
918.3.2 Manufacturer's installation instructions. The construction documentation submittals shall include the manufacturer's installation instructions for all pipe used or American Water Works Association (AWWA) installation documentation and any specially listed equipment, including descriptions, applications, and limitations for any devices, piping, or fittings.
918.4 Qualified installer. Installation work shall be performed by fully experienced and responsible persons. The construction application and installation shall be by a licensed master pipe fitter, master plumber or master sprinkler fitter with St. Louis County, Missouri.
918.5 Inspections. The following inspection shall be conducted during the installation of fire main services and appurtenances:
1.
Pipe/trench inspection. This inspection can be conducted while pipe is being installed into trench. No backfill shall be introduced into trench until inspection unless previously approved by the Fire Official.
2.
Proper fill and tamping of fill around pipe (per manufacturer's installation instructions or AWWA installation documents. No rocks per NFPA 24.).
3.
Thrust block prepour inspection.
4.
Thrust block pour inspection.
5.
Hydrostatic testing (per NFPA 24).
6.
Flush inspection. Flush flow shall be through a minimum four-inch opening with proper hose or pipe attached. Hose or pipe shall be restrained to prevent injury and/or damage. A catch or filter system shall be attached to the end of the hose to prevent debris from causing injury or damage.
918.6 Final authority. The Fire Official shall always be consulted before the installation, upgrading or remodeling of private fire service mains.
nn. 
Section 1008.3, modify as follows. Insert:
1008.3 Emergency power for illumination. The power supply for means of egress illumination shall normally be provided by the premises' electrical supply. All circuits which provide power for emergency means of egress shall be identified in each electrical panel.
oo. 
Section 1008.3.3, modify as follows. Insert:
6.
Mechanical rooms and rooms containing roof access ladders.
7.
Commercial kitchens.
8.
Room or areas of Occupancy Group H and in any room or area that utilizes hazardous materials or hazardous processes.
pp. 
Section 1010.1.4.2.1. add a new section. Insert:
1010.1.4.2.1 Power-operated sliding door lock. Sliding doors which use a manual lock to prevent the door from opening manually shall have the following:
1.
The locking device is readily distinguishable as locked. The locking device shall be able to be unlocked by a quarter turn bold operation without a key or special knowledge.
2.
A readily visible durable sign is posted on the egress side on or adjacent to the door stating: THIS DOOR TO REMAIN UNLOCKED WHEN THIS SPACE IS OCCUPIED. The sign shall be in letters one-inch (25 mm) high on a contrasting background.
qq. 
Section 1010.1.9.3. modify as follows:
Item No. 2 - delete in its entirety.
rr. 
Section 1010.1.9.9. delete in its entirety. Insert:
1010.1.9.9 Electromagnetically locked egress doors. Doors in the means of egress that are not otherwise required to have panic hardware in buildings with an occupancy in Group A, B, E, I-1, I-2, M, R-1 or R-2 and doors to tenant spaces in Group A, B, E, M, I-1, I-2, R-1 or R-2 shall be permitted to be electromagnetically locked if equipped with listed and labeled hardware that incorporates a built-in switch and meet the requirements below:
1.
The listed and labeled hardware that is affixed to the door leaf has an obvious method of operation that is readily operated under all lighting conditions.
2.
The listed and labeled hardware is capable of being operated with one hand.
3.
Operation of the listed and labeled hardware releases to the electromagnetic lock and unlocks the door immediately.
4.
Loss of power to the listed and labeled hardware automatically unlocks the door.
5.
Where listed and labeled panic or fire exit hardware is required by Section 1010.1.10, operation of the panic or fire exit hardware also releases the electromagnetic lock.
6.
The locking system units shall be listed in accordance with UL 294.
7.
Activation of the building fire alarm system or building automatic sprinkler system shall release the electromagnetic lock and unlocks the door immediately.
ss. 
Section 1013.1, modify as follows:
Where required, all required means of egress shall be indicated with approved red lettered signs reading "Exit," visible from the exit access and, where necessary, supplemented by directional signs in the exit access corridors indicating the direction and way of egress. All exit signs shall be located at exit doors or exit access areas, so as to be readily visible. Sign placement shall be such that an exit sign or directional sign shall be visible at any point within the exit access, but not to exceed one hundred (100) feet.
Exception No. 2 - Delete in its entirety.
tt. 
Section 1013.3, delete in its entirety. Insert:
1013.3, Illumination. Exit signs shall be electrically powered internally illuminated. All replacement and new exit signs shall be illuminated with light-emitting-diode (LED) technology. Exit signs that are externally illuminated shall only be installed upon approval of the fire code official. All circuits which provide power for exit signs shall be identified in each electrical panel.
uu. 
Section 1612.3 Establishment of Flood Hazard Areas.
(Name of Jurisdiction) - inserted "the City of Hazelwood."
(Date of Issuance) - inserted "August 2, 1995."
vv. 
Section 1705.16, delete in its entirety, Insert:
1705.6 Exterior insulation finish system (EIFS). Special inspections shall be required for all exterior insulation finish systems and shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendation. The inspection shall be made of the substrate prior to installation, installation of the foam plastic, installation of the mesh, base coat and finish coat.
ww. 
Section 1809.5, delete item 1. and replace with the following:
Section 1809.5 Frost protection.
2. 
The minimum depth of a pier, footing and/or foundation shall be thirty (30) inches (762 mm) below finish grade.
a. 
Section 2114, add a new Section to be designated as 2114 PREFABRICATED
FIREPLACES. This Section shall contain the following:
Section 2114.1 General. Prefabricated fireplaces shall bear the seal of a nationally recognized testing or inspecting agency. Imitation fireplaces shall not be used for burning gas, solid or liquid fuel.
Section 2114.2 Required enclosure for installation. All prefabricated fireplaces shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure. It shall be constructed of one-half-inch type "X" drywall. It shall enclose the prefabricated fireplace on the back, sides, front, at ceiling level and underneath the firebox. All joints are to be tight or taped. A minimum of two (2) inches of clearance shall be maintained between the prefabricated fireplace and the drywall enclosure walls and ceiling. If the flue extends through the attic space, then it shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure from the ceiling to the bottom of the roof deck. If the flue extends up along the exterior of the structure, then it shall be separated from, with no openings into, the structure or attic space.
Section 2114.3 Chimney. All prefabricated fireplaces shall be connected to an approved chimney.
Section 2114.4 Chimney clearance. An approved fire-stop spacer shall be installed at the ceiling level of the enclosure so as to maintain a minimum clearance to combustibles of two (2) inches. It shall be installed on the bottom side of the ceiling.
Section 2114.5 Hearth. The hearth shall be constructed of non-combustible material or approved equivalent. A strip of twenty-four-gauge sheet metal shall be provided to span the gap between the fireplace box and the hearth and shall extend under both the fireplace and the hearth. The hearth shall be constructed on non-combustible material or approved equivalent.
b. 
Section 2115, add a new Section to be designated.
2115.0 SOLID-FUEL-BURNING ROOM HEATERS AND FURNACES. This Section shall contain the following:
Section 2115 General. The Fire Official may approve the installation of solid-fuel-burning room heaters or furnaces which bear the seal of a nationally recognized testing or inspecting agency.
c. 
Section 2304.6, add a new Section to be designated as 2304.6.1.1. as follows:
Section 2304.6.1.1 Use Group R wall sheathing. All exterior walls of buildings in Use Group R shall be sheathed with one of the materials specified in Table 2304.6 or any other approved material of equivalent strength and durability.
Exceptions:
1. Accessory and utility structures, provided they comply with Section 1405.2 for weather protection.
d. 
Section 3107, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
Section 3107 Signs. Signs shall meet the requirements of Chapter 510 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code and this code.
e. 
Section 3109, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
Section 3109 Swimming pool enclosures. Swimming pools shall meet the requirements of Chapter 515 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
f. 
Chapter 35, add to NFPA "and all other current standard reference numbers not listed, as deemed appropriate by the Building Official and/or Fire Official."
3. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2015 International Residential Code:
MODIFICATIONS, ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES TO THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE
a. 
Section R101.1 Title.
(Name of Jurisdiction) - inserted "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri."
b. 
Section R103.1.
R103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. "Building Official" wherever it may appear is defined as the Code Administrator or Building Official of Hazelwood, Missouri, or his duly authorized representative.
c. 
Section R103, add a new Subsection to be designated as Section R103.4:
R103.4 Electrical. The provisions of the St. Louis County Electrical Code shall apply to the installation of electrical systems, including alterations, repairs, replacement, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto.
d. 
Section R103, add a new subsection to be designated as Section R103.5:
R103.5 Plumbing. The provisions of the St. Louis County Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of plumbing systems, including equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances.
e. 
Section R105.2, delete in its entirety.
f. 
Section R105.3 item No. 4, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R105.3 Application for permit. 4. Be accompanied by not less than four (4) sets of construction documents and other information as required in Section R106.3. If the construction is within the Robertson or Florissant Valley Fire Protection Districts, only three (3) sets of construction documents are required to be submitted to the City. Two (2) sets must be submitted separately to the fire districts. Plumbing and electric require separate submittal to St. Louis County.
g. 
Section R106.3.1, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R106.3.1 Approval of construction documents. When the building official issues a permit, the construction documents shall be stamped as "Approved [date of approval] City of Hazelwood, Building Department," and be accompanied by the signature of the building official or his authorized agent. The owners approved set of construction document(s) shall be kept on the building site, along with any plan review response letters/comments and all field inspection reports issued by the Building Official, and open to inspection of the Code Administrator or his authorized representative at all times.
h. 
Section R106.3, add a new Subsection to be designated as R106.3.4 as follows:
R106.3.4 Application of seal. One (1) set of plans, computations and/or specifications required for a building permit application shall bear an original embossed or inked seal, original signature and date of signature of the registered engineer or architect on each page of said plans. All other sets of plans, computations and/or specifications may have reproduced seal, signature and date.
i. 
Section R106, add a new Subsection to be designated as Section R106.6 as follows:
R106.6 Professionally prepared plan. All plans and specifications shall be prepared, sealed and dated by an architect or an engineer licensed and registered in the State of Missouri.
Exceptions:
a)
Miscellaneous structures related to single-family residential properties such as sheds, fences, decks, etc.
b)
The Code Administrator shall be permitted to waive the requirements for filing plans or issuing a permit when the work involved is of a minor nature.
j. 
Section R108.2, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R108.2 Schedule of permit fees. A fee for each plan examination, building permit and inspections shall be paid in accordance with the fee schedule located in Chapter 500, Article V, Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
k. 
Section R108.3, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R108.3 Building permit valuation. Commercial, industrial and residential permit fees shall be based on the total estimated cost of construction as determined by contract.
l. 
Section R108.6, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R108.6 Work commencing before permit issuance. Where any work for which a permit is required by this Code is commenced prior to obtaining said permit, the total normal fees as set forth in Section 108.2 shall be doubled, but the payment of said doubled fees shall not relieve any person(s) from fully complying with the requirements of this Code, nor from other penalties prescribed herein.
m. 
Section R109.1, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R109.1 Permit authorization and inspection placard. When work has progressed to a point of having windows, or when the work or job is an alteration or addition, the placard shall be attached to the available glass in view for recording the balance of inspections required by this Code. Failure to maintain this inspection and identification placard will not relieve the permittee of responsibility as provided by this Code. Upon satisfactory completion of the building structure, the Building Official will make his final inspection, and if all requirements of this Code are met, including compliance with the electrical and/or plumbing codes of the City of Hazelwood, the permittee may remove the job inspection placard. The permittee will be required to have the lot number or the building address visible from the street during all phases of Construction.
R109.1.1 Inspection sequence and approval. No work shall be done on any part of the building or structure beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. Approval shall be given only after an inspection has been made of each successive step in this construction work performed and all requirements of this Code and corrections are completed as indicated by each of the inspections required. There shall be a final inspection and approval of all buildings to be completed before occupancy as described in Section 110.0 of this Code. Failure to obtain a final inspection before occupancy will constitute a violation of this Code and be subject to the penalties as described in Section 100.030 of the Municipal Code. Structural framework of any part of a building or structure shall not be covered or concealed in any manner without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. The Building Official, upon notification from the permit holder or his agent, in accordance with the rules of procedure posted in the office of the Code Administrator of the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, and described on the permit placard, shall make the following inspections and shall either approve that section or portion of the construction as completed, or shall notify the permit holder or his agent that he failed to comply with the requirements of this Code. A record of all such inspections and all the violations of this Code shall be maintained by the Building Official. Minimum number of inspections required are as follows, and as designated in this Ordinance:
R109.1.2 Footing. A footing inspection shall be made when footings are excavated and formed prior to placement of concrete.
R109.1.3 Foundation wall. A foundation wall inspection shall be performed after the forms have been set, reinforcement steel in place and properly tied, before the placement of concrete.
R109.1.4 Framing, rough-in or ceiling cover inspection. A framing, rough-in or ceiling cover inspection shall be made after all framing, masonry wall, roof structure, fire blocking, fire stopping, draft stopping, wall bracing, sheathing, heating and cooling duct work, electrical and plumbing work or other appurtenances and accessories which may be concealed, and after plumbing, electrical, mechanical and building rough-in inspections have been posted by those specific inspections departments. No mechanical, electrical or plumbing systems or any structural elements which are to be concealed shall be covered before this inspection has been made and approved by the Building Official.
R109.1.5 Gypsum board inspection. A gypsum board inspection shall be made after gypsum board, exterior or interior, is in place, before joints and fasteners are taped and finished.
R109.1.6 Final and/or occupancy inspections. A final inspection shall be made before granting occupancy for either a residential or non-residential occupancy. At the time of this inspection, all other inspections shall have been completed and approved and the structure is safe occupancy. Temporary occupancy may be granted to the occupant when all life safety, fire protection and egress items are in place and working properly. Application for both occupancy and temporary occupancy permits shall be applied for in the Department of Public Works prior to any occupancy.
R109.1.7 Supplemental inspection. In addition to the required inspections specified in this Section, the Building Official may make other inspections which in his judgment are reasonably necessary due to unusual construction or circumstances. The Building Official shall have the authority to inspect any construction work to verify compliance with the Code and to properly enforce the rules promulgated by this Code.
R109.1.8 Special inspections. Special inspections, see Section B1704 of the 2009 International Building Code.
n. 
Section R110.0, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R110.0 Occupancy permits. Occupancy permits shall be issued in accordance with Section 500.140(B), Occupancy Permits, of the City of Hazelwood Code.
o. 
Section R112.0, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R112.0 Appeals. Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II, of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
p. 
Section R301.2, insert design criteria into Table R301.2(1)
Table R301.2(1) Climatic And Geographic Design Criteria
Ground Snow Load
Wind Speed
Seismic Design Category
Subject to Damage From
Winter Design Temp
Ice Barrier Under- layment Required
Flood Hazards
Air Freezing Index
Mean Annual Temp
Weather- ing
Frost Depth
Termite
20 psf
90 mph
C or D-(soil based)
Severe
30 inches
Moderate to Heavy
2° F
Yes
Contact City Planner
1,500 days
54°
q. 
Section R302.2 Townhouses, Item 2 - is amended to read as follows: Where a fire sprinkler system in accordance with Section P2904 is not provided, the common wall shall be not less than a two-hour fire-resistance-rated wall assembly tested in accordance with ASTM E 119 or UL 263, or the common wall shall be two (2) independent one-hour fire-resistance-rated UL-listed wall assemblies.
r. 
Section R309.1, insert new Subsection as follows:
R309.1.1 Sill height. The sills of all door openings between private garages and adjacent interior spaces shall be raised not less than four (4) inches (102 mm) above the garage floor.
s. 
Section R311.2. add new Subsection as follows:
R311.2.1 Minimum door width. Within a dwelling unit not required to be adaptable or accessible, the minimum width of an interior door leaf shall be thirty (30) inches, unless serving a closet.
t. 
Section R311.7.1.1 add new Subsection as follows:
R311.7.1.1 Stair stringers. A minimum of three (3) stringers measuring two (2) inches by twelve (12) inches are required for every set of stairs. Stringers will be attached at top with metal straps or joist hangers and terminate at the bottom on a concrete pad.
u. 
Section R312.2.2 Window fall protection - delete in its entirety.
v. 
Section R313.2. delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R313.2 One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire sprinkler systems. Missouri State Statute shall govern automatic fire sprinkler systems.
w. 
Section R322, add a new Subsection as follows:
R322.4 Flood hazard areas. Construction within flood hazard areas as defined in the most current "Flood Insurance Study for the City of Hazelwood" shall comply with City of Hazelwood Flood Plain ordinance.
x. 
Section R403.1 Minimum size (footings) is amended by adding the following table:
Table R403.1(4)
Minimum Width of Concrete, Precast, or Masonry Footings (inches) for Light-Frame Construction with Prefabricated Roof Trussesa,b,ci
Load-Bearing Value of Soil (psf)
1,500
2,000
3,000
>4,000
Conventional light-frame construction with prefabricated trusses
1 story
12
12
12
12
2 story
15
12
12
12
3 story
23
17
12
12
4-inch brick veneer over light frame or 8-inch hollow concrete masonry
1 story
12
12
12
12
2 story
21
16
12
12
3 story
32
24
16
12
8-inch solid or fully grouted masonry
1 story
16
12
12
12
2 story
29
21
14
12
3 story
42
32
21
16
For SI: one-inch = 25.4 mm, one pound per square foot = 0.0479 kPa
a.
Spread footings shall be same thickness as the wall (minimum of eight (8) inches).
b.
Where minimum footing width is twelve (12) inches, use of a single wythe of solid or fully grouted twelve-inch nominal concrete masonry units is permitted.
c.
Snow load or roof live load shall not exceed twenty (20) psf. If load exceeds twenty (20) psf, designs must be completed by a licensed design professional.
y. 
Section R403, add a new section as follows:
R403.1.3.7 Footing reinforcement. All footings shall contain a minimum of two (2) continuous horizontal rows of 2 - No. 4 reinforcement bars.
4. 
Section R404.1.2.2, revise Table R404.1.2(1) as follows:
Table R404.1.2(1)
Horizontal Reinforcement for Concrete Basement Walls
8 inches thicka
3 rows of 2 - No. 4 top, middle and bottomb
10 inches thicka
3 rows of 2 - No. 5 top, middle and bottomb
12 inches thicka
3 rows of 2 - No. 5 top, middle and bottomb
a.
Walls that exceed four (4) feet in height
b.
Top and bottom for walls less than four (4) feet in height
a. 
Table R602.7.5 Supports for Headers is amended by deleting Table 602.7.5 and adding a new Table 602.7.5 as follows:
Maximum Header Span
(feet)
Ultimate Design Wind Speed and Exposure Category
<140 mph, Exposure B or <130mph, Exposure C
<115 mph, Exposure Bb
4
1
1
6
2
1
8
2
1
10
3
2
12
3
2
14
3
2
16
4
2
18
4
2
a.
For header spans between those given above, use the minimum number of full-height studs associated with the larger header span.
b.
The tabulated minimum number of full-height studs is applicable where jack studs are provided to support the header at each end in accordance with Table R602.7.(1). Where a framing anchor is used to support the header in lieu of a jack stud in accordance with footnote "d" of Table R602.7.(1), the minimum number of full-height studs at each end of a header shall be in accordance with requirements for wind speed <140mph, Exposure B.
b. 
Section R703.1, add a new Subsection as follows:
R703.1.3 Siding. All exterior siding shall be attached to an approved sheathing material. Siding material shall not be attached directly to the studs.
Exception: Siding for detached accessory structures.
c. 
Section R1004, add a new Subsection as follows:
R1004.6 Required enclosure for installation. All prefabricated fireplaces shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure. It shall be constructed of one-half-inch type "X" drywall. It shall enclose the prefabricated fireplace on the back, sides, front, at ceiling level and underneath the firebox. All joints are to be tight or taped. A minimum of two (2) inches of clearance shall be maintained between the prefabricated fireplace and the drywall enclosure walls and ceiling. If the flue extends through the attic space, then it shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure from the ceiling to the bottom of the roof deck. If the flue extends up along the exterior of the structure, then it shall be separated from, with no openings into, the structure or attic space.
d. 
Section N1101.4 (R102.1.1) Above code programs - shall be amended by deleting the following sentence:
"The requirements identified as "mandatory" in this chapter, as applicable, shall be met."
e. 
Section N1101.9, delete in its entirety.
f. 
Section N1102, revise Table N1102.1.2 as follows.
Table N1102.1.2
Climate Zone
Fenest- ration U-Factorb
Skylightb U-Factor
Glazed Fenest- ration HGC
Ceiling R-Value
Wood Frame Wall R-Value
Mass Wall R-Value1
Floor R-Value
Base- mentc Wall R-Value
Slabd R-Value and Depth
Crawl Spacee Wall R-Value
4
0.35
0.60
NR
38
13
5/10
19
10/13**
10,2 ft
10/13
**
Portion of foundation walls exceeding four (4) feet exposure.
g. 
Section N1102.2.4 - Access hatches and doors is amended by deleting the following: "weatherstripped and"
h. 
Section N1102.4 (R402.4) Air leakage (mandatory) is amended to read as follows:
"Section N1102.4 (R402.4) Air leakage. The building thermal envelope may be designed and constructed to limit air leakage in accordance with the requirements of Sections R1102.4.1 through R1102.4.4."
i. 
Section N1102.4.1.2 (R402.4.1.2) Testing is amended to read as follows: "Any building or dwelling unit may be tested and verified as having an air leakage rate not exceeding five (5) air changes per hour in Climate Zone 4."
j. 
Table N1102.4.1.1 (402.4.1.1) - delete in its entirety.
k. 
M1602.2 Return air openings - is amended by the following: Delete No. 2 and amend No. 3 to No. 2 and No. 4 to No. 3 and delete the word "closet" in the new No. 3.
l. 
Chapter 44, add to NFPA "and all other standard reference numbers not listed, as deemed appropriate by the Code Administrator."
5. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2015 International Mechanical Code:
MODIFICATIONS, ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES TO THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE
a. 
Section 101.1 Title, insert "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri" in lieu of the phrase "[name of jurisdiction]"
b. 
Section 106.5.2 Fee schedule, delete in its entirety and replace with:
106.5.2 Fee schedule, insert "See Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood City Code."
c. 
Section 106.5.3 Fee refunds, delete in its entirety.
d. 
Section 108.4 Violation penalties, delete in it entirety and replace with:
108.4 Penalty. Any person who shall violate any provisions of this code, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or failing to comply with a notice of violation or order of the enforcement official served as provided by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
e. 
Section 108.5 STOP WORK ORDERS, delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.5 Stop work orders. Upon notice from the code official that work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner's agent, or the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work on the system after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to the violation penalties as set forth in Section 108.4.
f. 
Section 109.0 Appeals, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
109.0 Appeals. Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II, of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
6. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code:
MODIFICATIONS, ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES TO THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE
a. 
Section 101.1. Title, insert "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri" in lieu of the phrase "[name of jurisdiction]."
b. 
Section 106.6.2 Fees, delete in its entirety and replace with:
106.6.2 Fees, insert "See Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood City Code."
c. 
Section 106.6.3 Fee refunds, delete in its entirety.
d. 
Section 108.4 Violation penalties, delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.4 Violation penalties. Any person who shall violate any provisions of this code, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or failing to comply with a notice of violation or order of the enforcement official served as provided by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
e. 
Section 108.5 STOP WORK ORDERS, delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.5 Stop work orders. Upon notice from the code official that work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner's agent, or the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work on the system after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to the violation penalties as set forth in Section 108.4.
f. 
Section 109.0 Appeals, delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
109.0 Appeals. Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II, of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
7. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2015 International Energy Conservation Code:
MODIFICATIONS, ADDITIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES TO THE 2015 INTERNATIONAL ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE
a. 
Sections C101.1 and R101.1 Title, insert "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri" in lieu of the phrase "[name of jurisdiction]."
b. 
Sections C108.4 and R108.4 Failure to comply, delete in their entirety and replace with:
C108.4 and R108.4 Penalties. Any person who shall violate any provisions of this code, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or failing to comply with a notice of violation or order of the enforcement official served as provided by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
c. 
Sections C109 and R109 Appeals, delete in their entirety and replace with the following:
C109 and R109 Appeals. Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II, of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
d. 
Applicable revisions to the 2015 International Residential Code shall prevail over this code.
[Ord. No. 4517-16 §1, 11-16-2016]
A. 
Subsections 101A through 101B-5 of Section 1108.100 of the St. Louis County Mechanical Code, all through the date of the last amendatory ordinance thereof, are hereby adopted, as if fully set out herein, as the licensing requirements and regulations for all persons performing work under the City's Mechanical Code within the City of Hazelwood. At least one (1) copy of the referenced St. Louis County Code shall be on file in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Hazelwood for examination and review.
B. 
Possession of a current valid license issued by St. Louis County, Missouri, shall be sufficient to show compliance with this Section.
[Ord. No. 3173-00 § 7, 5-17-2000]
A. 
The Building Code Enforcement Officer is hereby authorized to issue a summons to any person violating any of the terms of this Chapter, and thereafter such summons shall be prosecuted as all other violations of the Hazelwood City Code.
B. 
In addition, the Director of Public Works may seek remedial action. Whenever the Director determines that there are reasonable grounds to believe that there has been a violation of any provision of this Code, the Director shall give notice of such alleged violation to the person to whom the permit or license was issued, as hereby provided. Such notice shall:
1. 
Be in writing;
2. 
Include a statement of the reasons for its issuance;
3. 
Allow a reasonable time for the performance of any act it requires;
4. 
Be served upon the owner or his agent as the case may require, provided that such notice or order shall be deemed to have been properly served upon such owner or agent when a copy thereof has been sent by registered mail to his last known address, or when he has been served with such notice by any method authorized or required by the laws of this State;
5. 
Contain an outline of remedial action which, if taken, will effect compliance with the provisions of this Code.
[CC 1997 § 7.11; Ord. No. 2776-96, 7-17-1996; Ord. No. 3425-03 § 1, 3-19-2003; Ord. No. 4140-11 § 2, 4-6-2011]
A. 
Application For Appeal.
1. 
Appeals shall be filed within fifteen (15) days after notice of a violation is served. Residential appellants shall pay a fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) to the City Clerk at the time of filing and commercial appellants shall pay a fee of three hundred dollars ($300.00). Said fees shall be turned over to the Finance Department to be credited to the General Revenue Fund. The City Clerk shall promptly notify the Director and appropriate Board of any such appeal petition.
[Ord. No. 4678-19, 5-1-2019]
2. 
The owner of a building or structure or any other person may appeal from a decision of the Director relative to provisions of the Municipal Code as follows:
a. 
To the Architectural Board of Review regarding:
(1) 
Provisions of Article IV herein.
b. 
To the Board of Appeals regarding:
(1) 
Refusal to grant a modification of the provisions of the ICC International Codes covering the manner of construction or materials to be used in the erection, alteration or repair of a building or structure;
(2) 
Compliance with the Minimum Standards for Exterior Maintenance of Buildings in Article VI of this Chapter;
(3) 
Compliance with the demolition procedures in Chapter 505: Dangerous Buildings; and
(4) 
Compliance with Chapter 420: Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks.
B. 
Hearings.
1. 
All hearings shall be open to the public. Hearings shall be held within thirty (30) days of the filing of such petition, except that the Board can grant a postponement for good and sufficient reasons of the petitioner or the Director.
2. 
The City Clerk shall provide written notice of the date of such hearing to the appellant and the Director. All persons having an interest in the appeal shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the hearing.
C. 
Constitution Of Boards.
1. 
Board of Appeals.
a. 
The Board of Appeals shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the City Council. Two (2) alternate members may be appointed to serve in the absence or disqualification of the regular members. The term of office of the members of the Board shall be for five (5) years. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only. Members shall be removed for cause by the City Council upon written charges and after public hearings.
b. 
Qualifications of Board members. All members shall be registered voters and residents of the City, shall serve without compensation, and shall hold no other office or position in the City except on short-term, interim study committees. Each member shall have such training or experience in engineering, architecture, science, construction, building or property maintenance or related fields as may be sufficient to satisfy the Council, in its sole discretion, they are knowledgeable of the matters which come before the Board. The composition of the Board shall include a minimum of two (2) members experienced in a technical field and two (2) with experience in a construction trade.
2. 
Architectural Board of Review. The Architectural Board of Review shall consist of the members of the Board of Adjustment of the City, as established in Sections 405.740 et seq. of Chapter 405, Zoning Regulations.
3. 
Meetings. Board meetings shall be held when there is an appeal to be heard and at such other times as the Board may determine. The Chairman, or in his absence, the Acting Chairman, may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses. The Board shall keep minutes of its proceedings, showing the vote of each member upon every question, or if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and shall keep records of its examination and other official action. The Board shall have power from time to time to adopt, amend and repeal rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law or the provisions of this Chapter, governing its procedure and the repeal thereof, and every order, requirement, decision or determination of the Board shall immediately be filed in the office of the City Clerk and shall be a public record.
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Board officers and staff. Each Board shall select one (1) of its members to serve as Chairman, and one (1) member to serve as Co-Chairman. The City Clerk shall be the liaison, and shall designate an employee from that department to serve as Secretary to the Board. The Secretary shall keep a detailed record of all proceedings on file in the office of the City Clerk.
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Exemption of members. No member of a Board shall participate in any matter in which he is engaged as contractor or material dealer, or in the preparation of plans or specifications, or in which he has any personal or business interest.
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Appeals Stay Proceedings In Actions Appealed. Unless the Board shall otherwise direct, an appeal duly filed as provided herein stays all proceedings in furtherance of the action appealed. When an emergency exists, in accordance with the provisions herein, no stay shall be granted.
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Decision Of Board.
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Action of Board. The Board hearing the appeal may affirm, modify or reverse the decision or action from which an appeal is taken by a concurring vote of three (3) of the five (5) members or alternate members hearing the appeal. In hearing an appeal from an enforcement action of the Director of Public Works relating to an alleged violation of the Minimum Standards for Exterior Maintenance of Buildings under Article VI of this Chapter, if the majority of the Board votes to reverse the decision of the Director and determines that the enforcement action was unwarranted (i.e. that a reasonable Code Enforcement Official could not have believed the violation in question existed on the premises or that enforcement action should have been taken), the Board may, in its sole discretion, also order that the appeal fee paid by the appellant be refunded in whole or in part.
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Enforcement of decision. The Director shall take immediate action in accordance with the decision of the Board.
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Appeals from decision of Board. Any person aggrieved by a decision of the Board of Appeals or the Architectural Board of Review may appeal such decision to the Circuit Court of St. Louis County pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 536, RSMo. Such a petition for review must be filed with the Court within fifteen (15) days after the filing of the decision of the Board in the office of the City Clerk.
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of the Codes in this Article shall be punished as set forth in Section 100.130 of this Code.