City of Harrisonville, MO
Cass County
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[Ord. No. 3236[1] §1, 8-5-2013; Ord. No. 3503, 8-3-2020]
A. 
The City hereby adopts the International Building Code, 2018 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, including Appendix Chapters B, C, E, F, G, I, J, and K as the official Building Code of the City of Harrisonville, Missouri.
B. 
The City is hereby directed to maintain a copy of the International Building Code, 2018 Edition, at all times in the offices of the City.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also repealed former Ch. 500, Building and Property Maintenance Codes, which included Art. I, International Building Code (IBC), adopted CC 1977, §§8-16 through 8-17, as amended 11-12-1996 by Ord. No. 2316; 3-3-2003 by Ord. No. 2811(10-03); 3-7-2005 by Ord. No. 2908; 9-15-2008 by Ord. No. 3046; 11-16-2009 by Ord. No. 3112; 4-19-2010 by Ord. No. 3128; and 8-1-2011 by Ord. No. 3170; Art. II, International Residential Building Code (IRC) for One- And Two-Family Dwellings, adopted CC 1977 §§8-70 and 8-70.1, as amended 3-3-2003 by Ord. No. 2816; 3-7-2005 by Ord. No. 2910; and 9-15-2008 by Ord. No. 3046; Art. III, International Mechanical Code (IMC), adopted CC 1977 §§8-61 through 8-62, as amended 6-8-1987 by Ord. No. 1597; 7-10-1989 by Ord. No. 1726; 6-22-1992 by Ord. No. 1898; 11-12-1996 by Ord. No. 2316; 3-3-2003 by Ord. No. 2812(11-03; 9-15-2008 by Ord. No. 3046; and 4-19-2010 by Ord. No. 3128; Art. IV, National Electrical Code (NEC), adopted CC 1977 §§11-94 and 11-95, as amended 6-8-1987 by Ord. No. 1595; 6-22-1992 by Ord. No. 1895; 11-12-1996 by Ord. No. 2316; 3-3-2003 by Ord. No. 2813(12-03); 9-15-2008 by Ord. No. 3046; and 4-19-2010 by Ord. No. 3128; Art. V, International Plumbing Code (IPC) and International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), adopted CC 1977 §§27-100 and 27-101, as amended 6-8-1987 by Ord. No. 1596; 7-10-1989 by Ord. No. 1725; 6-22-1992 by Ord. No. 1899; 11-12-1996 by Ord. No. 2316; 3-3-2003 by Ord. No. 2815(14-03); 9-15-2008 by Ord. No. 3046; and 4-19-2010 by Ord. No. 3128; Art. VI, Property Maintenance, adopted 5-16-2005 by Ord. No. 2916; and Art. VII, Abandoned Residential Property Registration, adopted 8-1-2011 by Ord. No. 3171.
[Ord. No. 3236 §1, 8-5-2013]
A. 
The Building Code adopted by the provisions of this Article is hereby amended and/or modified in the following respects:
1. 
In IBC Section 101.1, insert "City of Harrisonville."
2. 
Delete IBC Section 101.4.6, Energy Code, in its entirety.
3. 
IBC Section 103, Department of Building Safety, shall be amended as follows:
[Ord. No. 3503, 8-3-2020]
a. 
Delete "Department of Building Safety" and insert "Department of Public Works."
b. 
IBC Section 103.1, Creation of enforcement agency, shall be amended as follows: Delete the entire paragraph and insert "The Department of Public Works is hereby created and the official in charge thereof, or designee, for purposes of administration of this code shall be known as the 'Building Official,' 'Code Official,' or 'Director of Public Works.' "
4. 
IBC Section 111.1 shall be amended as follows: Insert "Exception: Group U Occupancies."
5. 
Temporary Certificates Of Occupancy.
[Ord. No. 3412 § 2, 7-17-2017]
111.3.1 The cost for a second (2nd) Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO) and any TCO thereafter shall be five hundred dollars ($500.00) each.
6. 
Amend IBC Section 901.5, Acceptance tests, as follows by adding the last sentence to read: "The Building Code Official and Fire Code Official shall be notified twenty-four (24) hours before any required acceptance testing is performed. It shall be unlawful to occupy portions of a structure until the required fire protection systems within that portion of the structure have been tested and approved."
[Ord. No. 3503, 8-3-2020]
7. 
(Reserved)[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection (A)(7) regarding Section 903.2.1.2, was repealed 7-17-2017 by § 1 of Ord. No. 3412.
8. 
(Reserved)[2]
[2]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection (A)(8) regarding Section 901.8, NFPA 13 sprinkler systems, was repealed 8-3-2020 by Ord. No. 3503.
9. 
(Reserved)[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection (A)(9) regarding Section 903.2.1.2, was repealed 7-17-2017 by § 1 of Ord. No. 3412.
10. 
Amend IBC Section 903.4.2, Alarms, by adding the following: "Alarm devices provided on the exterior of the building shall be a combination horn and strobe device."
11. 
Delete IBC Section 905.3.4.1, Hose and cabinet, in its entirety.
12. 
Delete IBC Section 905.5.3, Class II system 1-inch (25 mm) hose, in its entirety.
13. 
In IBC Section 905.7, Cabinets, delete the words "fire hose."
14. 
Amend IBC Section 912.3, Fire Department connection, by adding the following Section: "The location of Fire Department connections shall be approved by the Fire Code Official. Connections shall be four-inch Storz quick-coupling connector-type fitting and located within one hundred (100) feet of a fire hydrant, or as approved by the Fire Code Official."
[Ord. No. 3503, 8-3-2020]
15. 
Delete IBC Chapter 13, Energy Efficiency, in its entirety.
16. 
In IBC Table 1505.1, Minimum roof coverings, delete footnotes a, b, and c from the table.
17. 
Amend IBC Section 1505.5, Nonclassified roofing, as follows: "Non-classified roofing shall not be installed unless utilized for the repair of ten percent (10%) or less of the total roof covering in any three-year period."
18. 
(Reserved)[4]
[4]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection (A)(18) regarding IBC Chapter 34, Existing Structures, was repealed 8-3-2020 by Ord. No. 3503.
[Ord. No. 3236 §1, 8-5-2013; Ord. No. 3503, 8-3-2020]
A. 
Fees shall be as follows:
Total Valuation*
Fee
$0 to $2,000.00
$40.00
$2,000.01 and greater
$40.00, plus $4.00 for each $1,000.00 of valuation.
*Based on the latest edition of Building Valuation Data Square Foot Constructions Costs published by the International Code Council (ICC).
B. 
Other Fees:
1. 
The commercial plan review fee is fifty percent (50%) of the permit fee. This fee is due upon submittal of application.
2. 
Inspections outside of normal business hours: fifty-five dollars ($55.00) per hour, two (2) hour minimum.
3. 
Reinspection fee: thirty-five dollars ($35.00).
4. 
Additional plan review: fifty dollars ($50.00) per hour.
5. 
Outside consultants for plan checking and inspections, or both: actual costs of review.
6. 
New commercial occupancy inspections for new businesses in existing spaces: forty dollars ($40.00) per hour, or a minimum of fifty dollars ($50.00).
[Ord. No. 3236 §1, 8-5-2013]
In the event of any conflict between the provisions of the Code adopted by this Article and the applicable provisions of this Code of Ordinances, State law or City ordinances, rules or regulations, the provisions of this Code of Ordinances, State law or City ordinances, rules or regulations shall prevail and be controlling.
[Ord. No. 3236 §1, 8-5-2013]
A. 
For any residential building permit issued under the provisions of this Chapter or any ordinances of the City, all outside construction of the structure shall be completely, permanently, and finally enclosed within six (6) months from the date of issuance of the permit. For any commercial building permit issued under the provisions of this Chapter or any ordinances of the City, when the square footage of said structure is less than fifty thousand (50,000) square feet, all outside construction of the structure shall be completely, permanently, and finally enclosed within six (6) months from the date of issuance of the permit. When the square footage is in excess of fifty thousand (50,000) square feet, all outside construction shall be completed within twelve (12) months from the date of issuance of the permit.
B. 
Exception. The permit holder may be granted a six-month permit extension upon written request to the Community Development Department prior to the expiration of the original permit. In no case shall a permit be extended more than one (1) time.
[Ord. No. 3236 §1, 8-5-2013]
A. 
Whenever in the Code adopted in this Article or in any ordinance of the City amending said Code any act is prohibited or is made or declared to be unlawful or an offense, or whenever in this Code or ordinance the doing of any act is required or the failure to do any act is declared to be unlawful, where no specific penalty is provided therefor, the violation of any such provision of this Code or ordinance shall be punished by a fine not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by imprisonment not exceeding ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment; provided, however, that in any case wherein the penalty for an offense is fixed by any State law or statute, the same penalty so fixed by State law or statute shall be imposed for the punishment of such offense and no other, except that imprisonments, when made under this Section, may be in the City Jail instead of the County Jail.
B. 
Each day any violation of any provision of this Code or of any such ordinance shall continue shall constitute a separate offense.
C. 
In addition to the penalty set out in Subsection (A), any condition caused or permitted to exist in violation of any of the provisions of this Code or any such ordinance shall be deemed a public nuisance and may be, by the City, abated as provided by law, and each day that such condition continues shall be regarded as a new and separate offense.