City of New Haven, MO
Franklin County
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 833 ch. one — ch. eleven, adopted September 13, 2005, repealed sections 500.010 "adoption of international building code 2000", 500.020 "adoption of international plumbing code", 500.030 "adoption of international residential code 2000 for one- and two-family homes", 500.040 "international mechanical code 2000", 500.050 "adoption of international fire code 2000", 500.060 "adoption of national electric code 1999" and 500.070 "penalty" and enacted the provisions set out herein. Former sections 500.010 — 500.060 derived from CC 1984 §§3.010 — 3.060, 9.010; ord. no. 753 §§2 — 10, 1-8-2001.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. One §§ 1—2, Exh. I § 1, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 968 §§ 1—3, 6-14-2010; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the "International Building Code, 2015 Edition," as published by the International Code Council, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri for 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 New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Subsection (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments to the International Building Code, 2015 Edition, are given in the following text. Each code Section that corresponds to one (1) of the following provisions is hereby deleted where so noted or amended to read as set forth below. Each provision set out below without a corresponding Section, Subsection or clause number in the code is hereby enacted and added thereto.
CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
1. 
101.1 Title. These provisions shall be known as the Building Code of The City of New Haven, and shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as "this code."
2. 
101.4.4 Property Maintenance. Delete.
3. 
101.4.7 Existing Buildings. The provisions of the International Existing Buildings Code shall apply to matters governing the repair, alteration, change of occupancy, addition and relocation of existing buildings.
SECTION 104
DUTIES AND POWERS OF BUILDING OFFICIAL
4. 
104.6.1 Disasters. In the event of a disaster such as a windstorm, tornado, flood, fire, earthquake, bomb blast or explosion, the building official is hereby authorized to enter and inspect structures within the affected areas, subject to constitutional restrictions an unreasonable searches and seizures. When, in the opinion of the building official, there is imminent danger due to an unsafe condition, the building official shall take emergency measures in accordance with this code. If the building official determines, after inspection, that a structure is unfit, the building official shall declare it a public nuisance, cause a report to be prepared and notify the affected parties in accordance with this code.
5. 
104.6.1.1 Post-Disaster Inspections. The building official is authorized to deputize Missouri Structural Assessment and Visual Evaluation (SAVE) Volunteer Inspectors certified by the Missouri State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) to conduct emergency Post-Disaster Safety Evaluations of Buildings.
SECTION 105
PERMITS
6. 
105.2 Work Exempt from permits.
Delete number 2.
Refer to Section 405.400 Fences, New Haven Municipal Code.
7. 
105.5 Expiration. Change from one hundred eighty (180) days to three hundred sixty-five (365) days.
SECTION 107
SUBMITTAL DOCUMENTS
8. 
107.3.4.(1) Pre-Engineered Or Pre-Fabricated Building Systems. The owner is required to engage and designate on the building permit application a registered design professional who shall act as the registered design professional in responsible charge of the construction project. The registered design professional shall prepare plans and specifications for the project including the building superstructure, foundation, and building systems and, shall be responsible for reviewing and coordinating submittal documents prepared by the building fabricator and others including phased and deferred submittal items, for compatibility with the design of the building.
CHAPTER 4
SPECIAL DETAILED REQUIREMENTS BASED ON USE AND OCCUPANCY
9. 
Section 406.3.4.1 Dwelling Separations.
Change gypsum board from one-half (1/2) to five eighths (5/8) inch.
CHAPTER 9
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
SECTION 903
AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
10. 
903.2.6 Group I. An automatic sprinkler system shall be provided throughout buildings including all combustible attic spaces with a Group 1 fire area.
Exceptions: (No changes to exceptions)
11. 
903.2.7 Group M or Group B. An automatic sprinkler system shall be provided throughout buildings containing a Group M or Group B occupancy where one of the following conditions exists:
A Group M or Group B fire area exceeds twelve thousand (12,000) square feet (1,115 m2).
A Group M or Group B fire area is located more than three (3) stories above grade plane.
The combined area of all Group M or Group B fire areas on all floors, including any mezzanines, exceeds twenty-four thousand (24,000) square feet (2,230 m2).
A Group M or Group B occupancy is used for the display and sale of upholstered Furniture or mattresses exceeding five thousand (5,000) square feet (464 m2).
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903.2.11.3 Buildings more than thirty-five (35) feet in height. An automatic sprinkler system shall be installed throughout buildings thirty-five (35) feet or more above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access, regardless of occupancy.
Exceptions: (delete #1 and #2)
13. 
903.3.1.2 NFPA 13R sprinkler systems. Automatic sprinkler systems in Group R occupancies up to and including four (4) stories in height shall be permitted to be installed throughout buildings including all combustible attic spaces in accordance with NFPA 13R.
SECTION 907
FIRE ALARM AND DETECTION SYSTEMS
14. 
907.2.3 Group E.
Exceptions: Delete exception #1.
15. 
907.2.4 Group F.
Exceptions: Delete exception.
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907.2.6.1 Group I-1.
Exceptions: Delete exception #1.
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907.2.8.1 Manual fire alarm system. A manual fire alarm system that activates the occupant notification system in accordance with Section 907.5 shall be installed in Group R-1 occupancies.
Exception:
#1. A manual fire alarm system is not required in buildings not more than two (2) stories in height where sleeping units and contiguous attic or crawl spaces to those units that are separated from each other and public or common areas by not less than one-hour fire partitions and each individual sleeping unit has an exit directly to a public way, egress court or yard.
#2. Delete.
18. 
907.2.11.1 Group R-1. (Modify as follows.)
#3. In each story within the sleeping unit, including basements.
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907.2.11.2 Groups R-2, R-3, R-4 and I-1. (Modify as follows.)
3. In each story within a dwelling unit, including basements and cellars but not including crawl spaces and uninhabitable attics.
CHAPTER 10
MEANS OF EGRESS
20. 
Section 1004.
OCCUPANT LOAD
1004.5 Outdoor areas.
Exceptions: Delete exception #1.
1004.5.1 Outdoor Area Occupant Load. Outdoor areas with an occupant load greater than fifty (50) or a Group A occupancy with a yard, patio, or similar outdoor area shall have at least one (1) direct means to the public way.
SECTION 1008
MEANS OF EGRESS ILLUMINATION
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1008.3.1 Power Supply Testing. When means of egress illumination consist of recessed lighting fixtures, or fixtures more than eight (8) feet above the finished floor line, the egress lighting shall be on a labeled dedicated electrical circuit so that when the egress lighting circuit is turned off the emergency power supply activates. Any means of egress illumination that does not have an external readily visible test button, shall have a red dot permanently affixed to the fixture in visible location as approved by the fire code official.
CHAPTER 16
STRUCTURAL DESIGN
22. 
Section 1602. Definitions and notations.
SPECIALTY ENGINEER
A professional engineer who provides services for specific portions of the project within a particular discipline, but does not have a direct organizational contractual relationship with the corresponding engineer of record, shall be designated the speciality engineer.
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Section 1603.2 Delegated Engineered Systems. The engineer of record for a structure may delegate responsibility for the design of systems or component parts of the structure to a specialty engineer. The engineer of record shall review the drawings, specifications, reports, or other documents submitted by the specialty engineer and confirm in writing that they conform to his/her written requirements and are consistent with the intent of his/her drawings, specifications, reports, or other documents prepared for the project. The following are some examples of delegated systems.
Prefabricated wood trusses and components.
Pre-engineered metal or wood buildings.
Structural steel connections.
Open web steel joists and joist girders.
Precast, pre-stressed concrete components.
Cold-formed steel joist/stud/truss framing and pre-fabricated components.
Cast-in-place post-tensioned concrete structural systems.
Tilt-up concrete wall systems.
Foundations systems.
Seismic anchorage of equipment.
Proprietary track for under-hung cranes and monorails.
CHAPTER 18
SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS
SECTION 1801
GENERAL
24. 
1801.3 Prohibited Foundations And Footing Systems. The below listed foundation and/or footing systems are prohibited:
Permanent wood foundation systems as described in Section 1807.1.4.
Timber footings as described in Section 1809.12.
Wood pole foundations.
25. 
1801.4 Pole Type Structures. Pole type structures shall have a concrete foundation. The exterior perimeter foundation shall be continuous and extend below frost line.
Exceptions: Buildings used for agricultural and storage only.
26. 
Section 1807. Foundation walls, retaining walls and embedded posts and poles.
1807.1.3. Rubble Stone Foundations
Delete
CHAPTER 27
ELECTRICAL
27. 
SECTION 2702.5
Service disconnect.
The service disconnect means shall be installed at a readily assessable location outside the building. The service disconnect shall be protected against over current by device installed at the point where the conductors receive their supply. Each occupant shall have access to the disconnect serving the structure.
CHAPTER 29
PLUMBING SYSTEMS
SECTION 2901
GENERAL
28. 
2901.1 Scope. Delete last sentence that reads as follows: Private sewage disposal systems shall conform to the International Private Sewage Disposal Code.
29. 
Section 2902. Minimum plumbing facilities.
2902.2.1 Family or assisted-use toilet facilities serving as separate facilities. Where a building or tenant space requires a separate toilet facility for each sex and each toilet facility is required to have only one (1) water closet, two (2) family/assisted-use toilet facilities shall be permitted to serve as the required separate facilities. Family or assisted-use toilet facilities shall not be required to be identified for exclusive use by either sex as required by Section 2902.4.
2902.3 Required public toilet facilities. (Modify by adding the following Exception)
Exception: Public toilet facilities shall not be required in open or enclosed parking garages. Toilet facilities shall not be required in parking garages where there are no parking attendants.
2902.5 Drinking fountain location. Drinking fountains shall not be required to be located in individual tenant spaces provided that public drinking fountains are located within a travel distance of five hundred (500) feet of the most remote location in the tenant space and not more than one (1) story above or below the tenant space. Where the tenant space is in a covered or open mall, such distance shall not exceed three hundred (300) feet. Drinking fountains shall be located on an accessible route.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Two §§ 1—2, Exh. I § 2, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 967 §§ 1—3, 6-14-2010; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the "International Residential Code, 2015 Edition," including Appendices A, B, C, D, E, G, I, J, M, and N as published by the International Code Council, one (1) copy of which on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Residential Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri for regulating and governing the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, location, removal and demolition of detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (town houses) not more than three (3) stories in height with separate means of egress 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 Residential Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Subsection (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments to the International Residential Code, 2015 Edition, are given in the following text. Each code Section that corresponds to one (1) of the following provisions is hereby deleted where so noted or amended to read as set forth below. Each provision set out below without a corresponding Section, Subsection or clause number in the code is hereby enacted and added thereto.
CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
SECTION R101 GENERAL
1. 
R101.1 Title. These provisions shall be known as the Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings of The City of New Haven, Missouri, and shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as "this code."
SECTION R105 PERMITS
2. 
R105.2 Work Exempt from Permit. Exemption
1.
Change two hundred (200) square feet to one hundred twenty (120) square feet.
6.
Including replacement or recovering of existing roofing, siding, exterior doors and normal maintenance.
10.
Decks not more than thirty (30) inches above grade at any point.
11.
Replacement of windows in existing rough openings. Any change in the rough opening size will require a permit. If the rough opening size changes for a bedroom window, it shall meet the code for egress.
3. 
R105.5 Expiration. Every permit issued shall become invalid unless the work authorized by such permit is commenced within three hundred sixty-five (365) days after the permit is issued.
SECTION R106
CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS
4. 
R106.2.1 Scale. The site plan shall be drawn to scale.
5. 
R106.2.2 Erosion Control Plan. The construction documents shall include an erosion control plan.
CHAPTER 2
DEFINITIONS
6. 
SECTION R202 DEFINITIONS.
Add the following definitions:
BALCONY, EXTERIOR — An exterior floor projecting from and supported by a structure without additional independent supports.
CONFINED SPACE — A room or space having a volume less than fifty (50) cubic feet per one thousand (1,000) Btu/h (4.83 L/W) of aggregate input rating of all fuel burning appliances installed in that space.
DECK — An exterior floor system supported on at least two (2) opposing sides by adjoining structure and/or columns, piers, or other independent supports.
UNCONFINED SPACE — A room or space having a volume less than fifty (50) cubic feet per one thousand (1,000) Btu/h (4.83 L/W) of aggregate input rating of all fuel burning appliances installed in that space. Rooms communicating directly with this space in which the appliance is installed, through openings not furnished with doors, are considered a part of the unconfined space.
CHAPTER 3
BUILDING PLANNING
7. 
SECTION R301 DESIGN CRITERIA.
Table R301.2(1) Climate and Geographic Design Criteria: Add the following values:
Climatic And Geographic Design Criteria
Ground Snow Load
20 psf
Wind Design
Speed
(mph)
110 mph (3 second gust) 90 mph (fastest mile)
Topographic effects
No
Seismic Design Category
C
Subject to Damage From
Weathering
Severe
Frost line depth
30-inches
Termites
Moderate to Heavy
Winter Design Temperature
0 to 10° F.
Ice Barrier Underlayment Required
No
Flood Hazards
Ordinance flood plain
Air Freezing Index
767
Mean Annual Temperature
55.3° F.
SECTION R302 FIRE-RESISTANT CONSTRUCTION
8. 
R302.1 Exterior Walls. Exception 4. Detached garages accessory to a dwelling located within six (6) feet of a lot line are permitted to have roof eave projections not exceeding four (4) inches.
9. 
TABLE R302.1(1). Change all Minimum Fire Separation Distances to six (6) feet.
10. 
R302.5.1 Opening protection. Openings from a private garage directly into a room used for sleeping purposes shall not be permitted. Other openings between the garage and habitable space shall be equipped with solid wood doors not less than one and three-fourth (1 3/4) inch in thickness, solid or honeycomb-core steel doors not less than one and three-fourth (1 3/4) inch in thickness or 20-minute fire-rated doors.
11. 
Table R302.6 Dwelling/Garage Separation. Five eighths (5/8) inches Type X Gypsum board throughout Table.
12. 
R302.7 Under-Stair Protection. All under-stair framing shall be protected with a minimum of one-half (1/2) inch gypsum board with one (1) layer of gypsum compound and tape.
13. 
R302.11 Fire blocking. Add the following Subsection.
7.
Fire blocking is required in common wall between the living space and the garage at the midpoint.
14. 
R302.11.1 Fire Blocking Materials. Change #7 Batts or blankets of mineral wool or other approved materials installed in such a manner as to be securely retained in place.
SECTION R303 LIGHT, VENTILATION AND HEATING
15. 
R303.3 Bathrooms. The exception shall read as follows: Exception: The glazed areas shall not be required where artificial light and a mechanical ventilation system are provided. The minimum ventilation rates shall be fifty (50) cubic feet per minute (24 L/s) for intermittent ventilation or twenty (20) cubic feet per minute (10 L/s) for continuous ventilation. Ventilation air from the space shall be exhausted directly to the outside. A soffit vent, gable vent, or other exterior louver vent is considered outside. The ridge vent-is not considered outside.
SECTION R304 MINIMUM ROOM AREAS
16. 
304.1 Minimum Area. A minimum of one (1) habitable room shall have a floor area not less than one hundred twenty (120) square feet with a minimum horizontal dimension of ten (10) feet. All other habitable rooms shall have a floor area of not less than seventy (70) square feet with a minimum horizontal dimension of seven (7) feet.
Exception: Kitchens, bathrooms, storage rooms and closets.
SECTION R305 CEILING HEIGHT
17. 
305.1 Exception 3. Beams, girders, ducts, or other obstructions shall be a minimum of six (6) feet eight (8) inches above the finished floor.
SECTION R308 GLAZING
18. 
308.4.2 Glazing adjacent to doors.
#2. Where the glazing on a wall perpendicular to the plane of the door in a closed position and is within twenty-four (24) inches.
SECTION R309 GARAGES AND CARPORTS
19. 
R309.1 Floor surface. Garage floor surfaces shall be of approved non-combustible material, and shall set a minimum of one (1) inch below the level of combustible framing materials such as a wall sill plate. The area of floor used for parking of automobiles or other vehicles shall be sloped a minimum of one percent (1%) to facilitate the movement of liquids to a drain or toward the main vehicle entry doorway. Floor drains may be day lighted a minimum distance of five (5) feet from any property line and within five (5) feet of the garage entry may be permitted.
20. 
R309.2 Carport.
Exception: Asphalt surfaces shall not be permitted at ground level in carports. The area of floor used for parking of automobiles or other vehicles shall be sloped a minimum of one percent (1%) to facilitate the movement of liquids or toward the main vehicle entry. Floor drains are not permitted.
SECTION R311 MEANS OF EGRESS
21. 
R311.2 Egress Door. Change clear width to thirty-four (34) inches.
22. 
R311.7.8 Handrails. Handrails shall be provided on at least one (1) side of each continuous run of treads or flight with three (3) or more risers.
SECTION R313 AUTOMATIC FIRE SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
23. 
Delete Section R313 and replace with:
R313.1 Automatic Fire Sprinkler System Right to Choose. As per Section 67.281 of the Missouri Revised Statutes every owner of a new One-Family, Two-Family dwelling, or Townhouse shall have the right to choose or decline to install a fire sprinkler system in their dwelling. If an Owner chooses to install a fire sprinkler system in accordance with section R313 of this code in their dwelling, the dwelling will be required to comply with the provisions of Section P2904 or NFPA 13D of the 2015 International Residential Code.
R313.2 Fire Sprinkler Option Form. Every applicant for a building permit to construct a new Townhouse, One Family, or Two Family Dwelling shall complete the City of New Haven Fire Sprinkler Option Form (Attachment A) prior to the issuance of a building permit.
SECTION R315 CARBON MONOXIDE ALARMS
24. 
R315.6.5 Responsibility. It is the responsibility of the owner of the dwelling unit to supply and install all required carbon monoxide detectors and smoke detectors to manufacturer's specifications. It is the responsibility of the owner/occupant to test and provide general maintenance for detector(s).
SECTION R317 PROTECTION OF WOOD AND WOOD-BASED PRODUCTS AGAINST DECAY
25. 
R317.1 Location Required. Modify Item 3 as follows:
3.
Sills, plates and sleepers on a concrete or masonry slab that is in direct contact with the ground.
SECTION R318 PROTECTION AGAINST SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES
26. 
R318.2 Chemical termiticide treatment. Chemical termiticide treatment shall include soil treatment and/or field applied wood treatment. When treating soil with chemicals a certification will be require from a licensed exterminator.
CHAPTER 4
FOUNDATIONS
*Delete Wood Foundations from all Sections and Tables of Chapter 4 as an approved material or method.
SECTION R403 FOOTINGS
27. 
Table R403.1 Minimum Width and Thickness of Concrete or Masonry Footings. Delete Table R403.1 (1), (2), (3), and replace with the following:
Table 403.1
Minimum Width of Concrete, Precast or Masonry Footings
(inches)
Load-Bearing Value Of Soil 1,500 psf to 4,000 psf
1-story
20" wide x 8" thick
2-story
20" wide x 8" thick
3-story
24" wide x 10" thick
28. 
R403.1.4.1 Frost Protection. Modify exceptions as follows:
Exceptions:
1.
Protection of freestanding accessory structures with an area of less than two hundred (200) square feet of light framed construction, with an eave height of ten (10) feet or less shall not be required.
2.
Delete exception.
3.
Delete exception.
29. 
R403.1.4.3 Cold Weather Requirement. No Concrete shall be poured or installed when air temperatures are twenty-five degrees Fahrenheit (25° F.) or less.
30. 
R403.1.4.4 Hot Weather Requirement. During hot weather, proper attention shall be given to ingredients, production methods, handling and placing, protection during curing, to prevent excessive concrete temperatures or water evaporation that could impair the required strength or serviceability of the member or structure. No concrete shall be poured or installed when the air temperature is one hundred five degrees Fahrenheit (105° F.) or higher.
SECTION R404 FOUNDATION AND RETAINING WALLS
31. 
R404.1.1 Design Required. 3. Walls supporting suspended reinforced concrete floors, pre-stressed concrete floor planks, or other floor framing systems not addressed by Chapter 5 of this code.
32. 
Table 404.1.1(1) Plain Masonry Foundation Walls. Delete Table 404.1.1(2).
33. 
Table 404.1.1(2) eight (8) inches Masonry Foundation Walls with Reinforcing. Delete Table 404.1.1(2).
34. 
Table 404.1.1(3) ten (10) inches Masonry Foundation Walls with Reinforcing. Delete Table 404.1.1(3).
35. 
Table 404.1.1(4) twelve (12) inches Masonry Foundation Walls with Reinforcing. Delete Table 404.1.1(4).
36. 
Table 404.1.2(1) Minimum Horizontal Reinforcement for Concrete Basement Walls. Delete Table 404.1.2(1), and replace with the following Table R404.1.2(1).
Table R404.1.2(1)
Reinforcement For Concrete Foundation Walls
Maximum Wall Height
(feet)
Minimum Reinforcement Size And Spacing For 8", 10" and 12"Walls In all Soil Classes
Vertical
Horizontal
4
#4@ 48"
#4 @ 24"
8
#4@ 24"
#4 @ 24" (4 bars minimum)
9
#4@ 24"
#4 @ 24"
10
Design Required
Notes
a.
Reinforcement shall be Grade 60 minimum. Reinforcement shall be placed 3" from the inside face.
b.
Vertical reinforcement shall extend to within 6" from the top of the foundation wall.
c.
Wall height is measured from the top of balance fill to the top of the wall.
d.
Where walls will retain four (4) feet or more of unbalanced backfill, they shall be laterally supported at the top and bottom before backfilling.
37. 
R408.4 Access. Access shall be provided to all under-floor spaces. Access openings through the floor shall be a minimum of eighteen (18) inches by twenty-four (24) inches (457 mm x 610 mm). Openings through a perimeter wall shall not be less than twenty-two (22) inches by thirty (30) inches. When any portion of the through wall access is below grade, an areaway not less than twenty-two (22) inches by twenty-four (24) inches shall be provided. The bottom of the areaway shall be below the threshold of the access opening. Through wall access openings shall not be located under a door to the residence. See Section M1305.1.4 for access requirements where the mechanical equipment is located under the floor.
CHAPTER 5
FLOORS
SECTION R501 GENERAL
38. 
R501.1.1. Design Required. A design in accordance with accepted engineering practice shall be provided for suspended reinforced concrete floors and other floor framing systems not addressed in Chapter 5 of this code. Construction documents prepared by a licensed design professional shall be submitted. The construction documents shall show the design requirements for the floor system and all supporting elements.
Exception, Engineered pre-stressed concrete plank floor systems from an approved manufacturer.
SECTION R503 FLOOR SHEATHING
39. 
Table R503.2.1.1(1) Allowable Spans and Loads for Wood Structural Panels for Roofs, Sub-floors, and Combination Sub-floor Underlayment. Delete minimum nominal panel thickness 3/8-inch for sheathing, roof and sub-floors.
40. 
Table R503.2.1.1(1) Allowable Spans and Loads for Wood Structural Panels for Roofs, Sub-floors, and Combination Sub-floor Underlayment. Delete minimum nominal panel thickness 19/32-inch and 5/8-inch for underlayment, C-C plugged, Single Floor, Roof, and Combination Sub-floor underlayment.
SECTION R504 PRESSURE PRESERVATIVE-TREATED WOOD FLOORS (ON GROUND)
41. 
R504 Pressure Preservative-Treated Wood Floors (On-Ground). Delete Section R504 in entirety.
SECTION R506 CONCRETE FLOORS (ON GROUND)
42. 
R506.2.3 Concrete Floors (on Ground) - Vapor Retarder. Delete the following exception
1.
Garages, Utility Buildings, and other unheated accessory structures.
43. 
R506.3 Suspended Concrete Floors. Minimum requirements for suspended concrete floors not needing a sealed design. Maximum clear span width of seven (7) feet four (4) inches or less. Number four (4) steel rebars, installed twelve (12) inches on center each way with an inch and a half (1 1/2) clearance from the bottom. Note: all laps of rebar must be twenty-four (24) inches minimum. Number four (4) dowels, twelve (12) inches on center, poured into the top of the foundation that supports the floor, a minimum of twenty-four (24) inches and bent into the slab a minimum of twenty-four (24) inches so they can be tied to the reinforcing rebar mat. Minimum four (4) inch bearing ledge on foundation. Six (6) inch thick concrete slab minimum, using six (6) sack, four thousand (4,000) p.s.i. concrete minimum.
44. 
R506.4 Other Suspended Floors. All suspended floors that exceed the seven (7) foot, four (4) inch clear span width will require a sealed design stamped by a Registered Design Professional.
SECTION R507 EXTERIOR DECKS
45. 
R507.8 Deck Post. Delete Table R507.8 Deck post height. For single-level wood-framed decks with beams sized in accordance with Table R507.6, deck post size shall be:
1.
4" x 4" post permitted up to a finished floor height of forty-eight (48) inches above finish grade and up to forty (40) square feet for a landing.
2.
6" x 6" post at all other locations with maximum height of fourteen (14) feet.
CHAPTER 6
WALL CONSTRUCTION
SECTION R602 WOOD WALL FRAMING
46. 
Figure R602.10.6.4 Portal Frame for garage door openings. Exception, Steel Tension Strap may be substituted by a continuous 2x6 from top of double plate to top of foundation, using #16d nails, beginning a minimum of one (1) inch from top, two (2) inches in from the edge and spaced every six (6) inches on center vertically ending with two (2) nails into bottom plate.
47. 
R602.10.9 Braced wall panel support. Revise Exception 4. Concrete stem wall with a length of forty-eight (48) inches or less, greater than twelve (12) inches in height shall have reinforcement sized and located in accordance with Figure R602.10.9
CHAPTER 11
ENERGY EFFICIENCY
SECTION N1101 GENERAL
48. 
N1101.1 Table N1101.1.1 may be use as alternative to Chapter 11 in its entirety.
Table N 1101.1.1
Minimum Thermal Values
Area or Space
R or U Values
Attics
R 38
Ceilings without attic space
R 30
Walls enclosing conditioned space above grade
R 13
Crawl spaces
R 19
Ductwork in unconditioned space or exterior walls
R 8
Exterior Doors
U .50
Windows
U .32
Skylights
U .50
CHAPTER 13
GENERAL MECHANICAL SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
SECTION M1307 APPLIANCE INSTALLATION
49. 
M1307.1.1 Location. Water heaters, boilers, and other appliances producing condensate shall be installed in a room or space containing a trapped two (2) inch minimum drain piped to an approved disposal location or system. The drain inlet shall be within fifteen (15) feet of the appliance and in the same room or space.
CHAPTER 15
EXHAUST SYSTEMS
SECTION M1506 EXHAUST DUCTS AND EXHAUST OPENINGS
50. 
M1506.1.1 Duct Material. All single wall ventilation ducts serving toilet rooms and bathrooms shall be constructed of an approved rigid or flexible metal material. Vinyl duct is not allowed
CHAPTER 16
DUCT SYSTEMS
SECTION M1602 RETURN AIR
51. 
M1602.2 Return air openings.
1.
Openings shall not be located less than ten (10) feet (3,048 mm) measured in any direction from a fireplace, an open combustion chamber or draft hood of another appliance located in or transferring air to the same room or space.
CHAPTER 24
FUEL GAS
52. 
G2415.12 (404.12) Minimum Burial Depth. Underground piping system shall be installed a minimum depth of eighteen (18) inches below grade.
53. 
G2415.12.1 (404.12.1) Individual Outside Appliances. Individual lines to outdoor lights, grills and other appliances shall be installed not less than twelve (12) inches below finished grade, provided that such installation is approved and is installed in locations not susceptible to physical damage.
54. 
G2415.13.1 (404.13.1) Trenches — Shared. Fuel gas piping buried in trenches with electric, water supply, sewers or other utilities shall have a minimum of eighteen (18) inches separation from all other pipe or power supply systems.
55. 
G2420.5.1 (409.5.1). Delete "located in the firebox of a fire place."
56. 
G2420.5.1.1 Gas Fireplace Service Valve. Each gas fireplace shall be provided with a shutoff valve separate from the appliance, and shall be placed in a location protected from being damaged and accessible for operation of the valve.
57. 
G2420.5.3 (409.5.3) Located at Manifold. Delete Section.
58. 
G2427.10.2.2 (503.10.2.2). Vent Connectors Located in Unconditioned Areas. Delete the exception.
59. 
SECTION G2433 (603) LOG LIGHTERS G2433.1 (603.1) Log Lighters. Log lighters are not permitted.
CHAPTER 27
PLUMBING FIXTURES
60. 
P2708.2 Shower drain. Shower drains shall have an outlet size of not less than two (2) inches in diameter.
CHAPTER 28
WATER HEATERS
61. 
P2801.1.1 Minimum Water Heater Size. Storage type heaters serving individual dwelling units shall be sized in accordance with Table P2804.1.
Table P2801.1, Minimum Water Heater Capacities, is set out as Attachment 1 to this Chapter.
CHAPTER 30
SANITARY DRAINAGE
62. 
Table 3002.1(1) Above Ground Drainage and Vent Piping. Delete the following materials from the table:
ABS pipe Schedule 40, solid, or cellular core, or composite wall, Polyolefin pipe, PVC Schedule 40, DR 22 (PS 200) and DR 24 (PS 140) cellular core or composite wall.
63. 
Table 3002.1(2) Underground Building Drainage and Vent Pipe. Delete the following materials from the Table:
ABS pipe Schedule 40, DR 22 (PS 200) and DR 24 (PS 140) with a solid, or cellular core, or composite wall, Polyolefin pipe. Asbestos cement pipe, PVC Schedule 40, DR 22 (PS 200) and DR 24 (PS 140) cellular core or composite wall.
64. 
Table 3002.2 Building Sewer Pipe. Delete the following materials from the table:
ABS pipe Schedule 40, DR 22 (PS 200) and DR 24 (PS 140) with a solid, or cellular core, or composite wall, PE plastic pipe, SDR-PR, Polyolefin pipe, PVC 3.25 O.D. cellular core or composite wall, vitrified clay pipe.
65. 
Table 3002.3 Pipe Fittings. Delete the following materials from the table:
ABS plastic pipe, Asbestos Cement, Polyolefin, Vitrified Clay.
66. 
P3003.9.2 Solvent cementing.
Delete exception #2
67. 
P3005.2.2 Building Sewers. Building sewers shall have a minimum of one (1) clean out capable of cabling both up and down stream, and at intervals not more than one hundred (100) feet (30,480 mm) thereafter. Building sewers eight (8) inches (203 mm) and larger shall have a manhole located more than two hundred (200) feet (60,960 mm) from the junction of the building drain and building sewer and at intervals of not more than four hundred (400) feet (122 m). The interval length shall be measured from the cleanout or manhole opening, along the developed length of the piping to the next drainage fitting providing access for cleaning, a manhole or the end of the building sewer.
68. 
P3005.4.1 Branch and Stack Sizing. Branches and stacks shall be sized in accordance with Table P3005.4.1. Below grade drain pipe shall not be less than two (2) inch diameter. Drain stacks shall not be smaller than the largest horizontal branch drained.
CHAPTER 31
VENTS
69. 
P3102.1 Stack Vent Required. Every building shall have a stack vent, a minimum of three (3) in diameter. Such vent shall run undiminished in size and as directly as possible from the building drain through to the open air above the roof. All other vent extensions to the outside shall not be less than two (2) inch in diameter.
70. 
P3103.1 Roof Extension. Open vent pipes that extend through a roof shall be terminated at least twelve (12) inches above the roof or twelve (12) inches above the anticipated snow accumulation, whichever is greater. Where a roof is to be used for assembly, as a promenade, observation deck or sunbathing deck or for similar purposes, open vent pipes shall terminate not less than eight (8) feet above the roof.
71. 
P3112.1.1 Pipe Size. Pipe for island fixture vent and drain shall be shall be a minimum pipe size of two (2) in diameter, the P trap and connection may be one and one-half (1 1/2) inches in diameter.
72. 
P3113.1.1 Vents Serving Water Closets And Toilets. Vents serving water closets and toilets shall be a minimum pipe size of two (2) inches in diameter. This vent shall run undiminished in size and through to the open air above the roof.
73. 
P-3114.1.1 Air Admittance Valves. Air admittance valves may not be used in new construction, in rehab, or remodeling except when vent termination to the exterior is not possible, and when the use of the valve is approved by the Building Official.
CHAPTER 33
STORM DRAINAGE
74. 
P3303.2 Discharge. Sump pump discharge and roof drainage shall be piped to a private storm drain or to approved water course. Discharge into the sanitary sewer is prohibited. Discharging to or within five (5) feet of a sidewalk, driveway property line, street or to create a nuisance to adjoin properties is prohibited.
75. 
P3303.2.1 Discharge Piping Location. All sump pump piping shall be discharged to the exterior, outside, and diverted to a storm sewer conveyance or other approved collection point acceptable to the code official. Discharge into the sanitary sewer is prohibited.
CHAPTER 34
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
76. 
E3406.2 Conductor Material. Conductors used to conduct current shall be of copper. Where the conductor material is not specified, the material and sizes given in the Chapters shall apply to copper conductors. Exception, Service entrance equipment cable conductors.
77. 
E3406.3 Minimum Size of Conductors. The minimum size of conductors for feeders and branch circuits shall be 14 AWG copper. The minimum size of service conductors shall be as specified in Chapter 36. The minimum size of Class 2 remote control, signaling and power-limited circuits conductors shall be as specified in Chapter 43.
CHAPTER 36
SERVICES
78. 
E3601.6.2 Service disconnect location. Replace with the following:
The service disconnect means shall be installed at a readily accessible location outside the building. The service disconnect shall be protected against over current by device installed at the point where the conductors receive their supply. Each occupant shall have access to the disconnect serving the dwelling unit in which they reside. The installation shall comply with amended Section E3705.7.
79. 
Table 3603.4 Service Conductor and Grounding Electrode Conductor Sizing. Change Table as follows:
1.
Delete 250, 300 and 350 service or feeder rating (Amperes).
2.
Change the conductor types and sizes for the 400 amp service rating to the following:
a.
Copper (AWG): 400 copper kcmil or two sets of 2/0
b.
Aluminum and copper-clad aluminum (AWG): Aluminum and copper clad aluminum 500 kcmil, or two sets of 4/0.
80. 
E3605.5 Protection of Service Cables Against Damage and all other service cables. Above ground service-entrance cables shall be protected by one (1) or more of the following: rigid metal conduit, intermediate metal conduit, Schedule 40 or 80 PVC conduit, electrical metallic tubing, or other approved means.
CHAPTER 37
BRANCH CIRCUITS AND FEEDER REQUIREMENTS
81. 
E-3705.4.4 Conductors of NM Cable. Delete text and replace with the following:
Conductors of NM Cable shall be rated at 90 C. Type NM Cable identified by the marking NM-B, MNC-B, NMS-B, meet this requirement. All NM cables ran through a wood framing member shall have only one (1) cable per hole or opening and that hole or opening shall be fire or draft stopped using thermal insulation or fire caulk.
CHAPTER 38
WIRING METHODS
82. 
E3802.2.3 Bored Holes. Bored holes in framing members may contain a maximum of one (1) cable per hole.
83. 
E3802.4 In Unfinished Basements & Crawl Spaces. Where type SE or NM cables are run at angles with joists in unfinished basements and crawl spaces, cable assemblies containing two (2) or more conductors of sizes six (6) AWG and larger and assemblies containing three (3) or more conductors of sizes eight (8) AWG and larger shall not require additional protection where attached directly to the bottom of the joists. Smaller cables shall be run either through bored holes in the joist NM cable installed on the wall of an unfinished basement shall be permitted to be installed in a listed conduit or tubing or shall be protected in accordance with Table E3802.1 Conduit or tubing shall be provided with a suitable insulating bushing or adapter at the point where the cable enters the raceway. The NM or SE cable sheath shall extend through the conduit or tubing and into the outlet or device box not less than one-fourth (1/4) inches. The cable shall be secured within twelve (12) inches of the point where the cable enters the conduit or tubing. Metal conduit, tubing, and metal outlet boxes shall be connected to an equipment grounding conductor.
CHAPTER 39
POWER AND LIGHTING DISTRIBUTION
84. 
E3902.2 Garage and Accessory Building Receptacles. Add the following exception:
Exception 1. Dedicated single receptacle used for major appliances.
85. 
E3902.5 Unfinished Basement Receptacle. Add the following exception:
Exception 2. Dedicated single receptacle used for major appliances.
86. 
E3902.16 Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupter Protection. Delete this Section.
CHAPTER 40
DEVICES AND LUMINARIES
87. 
E4002.9, 15- and 20-Ampere Receptacles in Wet Locations. Where installed in a wet location, 15- and 20-ampere, 125- and 250-volt receptacles shall have an enclosure that is waterproof whether or not the attachment plug cap is inserted. An outlet box hood installed for this purpose shall be listed and identified as 'extra-duty.' 15- and 20-ampere, 125- and 250-volt non-locking receptacles installed in wet locations shall be listed weather resistant type. Other approved metal weatherproof covers shall be accepted as approved by the Building Official.
88. 
E4002.14 Tamper Resistant Receptacles. Delete Section.
89. 
E4003.11 Bathtub & Shower Areas. Cord connected luminaries, chain, cable, or chord suspended luminaries, lighting track, pendants, and ceiling suspended (paddle) fans shall not have any parts located within a zone measured three (3) feet horizontally and eight (8) feet vertically from the top of a bathtub rim or a shower stall threshold. This zone is all encompassing and includes the space directly over the tub or shower. Luminaries within the actual outside dimension of the bathtub or shower to a height of eight (8) feet vertically from the top of the bathtub rim or shower threshold shall be marked for damp locations and where subject to shower spray, shall be marked for wet locations, and shall be ground fault interrupter protected.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Three §§ 1—2, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 1002 §§ 1—2, 5-9-2011; Ord. No. 1040 § 1, 7-9-2012; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the "International Property Maintenance Code, 2015 Edition," including Appendices E, F, and G, published by the International Code Council, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Property Maintenance Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri for 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 existing 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 Property Maintenance Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Subsection (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments. None.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Four §§ 1—2, Exh. I § 3, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 990 §§ 1—3, 1-11-2011; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the "International Plumbing Code, 2015 Edition," including Appendices B, C, D, and E, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Plumbing Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of plumbing systems 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 Plumbing Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Section (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments to the International Plumbing Code, 2015 Edition, are given in the following text. Each code Section that corresponds to one (1) of the following provisions is hereby deleted where so noted or amended to read as set forth below. Each provision set out below without a corresponding Section, Subsection or clause number in the code is hereby enacted and added thereto.
CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
SECTION 101
GENERAL
1. 
101.1. Title. These regulations shall be known as the International Plumbing Code of the City of New Haven, County of Franklin, and State of Missouri, herein referred to as "this code."
CHAPTER 4
FIXTURES, FAUCETS AND FIXTURE FITTINGS
2. 
417.3 Shower Waste Outlet. Change to two (2) inches in diameter.
CHAPTER 5
WATER HEATERS
SECTION 502
INSTALLATION
3. 
502.6 Prohibited Location. Gas-fired water heaters shall not be installed in a sleeping room, bathroom or a closet accessed through a sleeping room or bathroom.
CHAPTER 6
SECTION 605
MATERIALS, JOINTS AND CONNECTIONS
4. 
TABLE 605.4 WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPE.
DELETE — CPVC PLASTIC PIPE
DELETE — GALVANIZED PIPE
CHAPTER 7
SANITARY DRAINAGE
SECTION 702
MATERIALS
5. 
TABLE 702.1 ABOVE-GROUND DRAINAGE AND VENT PIPE. Delete the following materials from the table:
Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic pipe in IPS diameters, including Schedule 40; DR 22 (PS 200) and DR 24 (PS 140); with a solid, cellular core or composite wall.
6. 
TABLE 702.2 UNDERGROUND BUILDING DRAINAGE AND VENT PIPE. Replace Table 702.2 with the following.
Table 702.2
Underground Building Drainage and Vent Pipe
Material
Standard
Cast-iron pipe
ASTM A 74; ASTM A 888, CISPI 301
Copper or copper alloy tubing (Type K, L, M or DWV)
ASTM B 75; ASTM B 88; ASTM B 251; ASTM B 306
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic pipe in IPS diameters, including Schedule 40, DR 22 (PS200) and DR 24 (PS) 140; with a solid core.
ASTM D 2665; ASTM F 891, ASTM F 1488, CSA B181.2
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic pipe with a 3.25-inch O.D. and a solid wall.
ASTM D 2949, ASTM F 1488
7. 
Table 702.3.
Table 702.3
Building Sewer Pipe
Material
Standard
Cast-iron pipe
ASTM A 74; ASTM A888; CISPI 301
Concrete Pipe
ASTM C14; ASTM C76; CAN/CSA A257.1M; CAN/CSA A257.2M
Copper or copper-alloy tubing (Type K or L)
ASTM B 75; ASTM B 88; ASTM B 251
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic pipe in IPS diameters, including Schedule 40, DR 22 (PS200) and DR 24 (PS 140); with a solid-wall.
ASTM D 2665; ASTM F 891; ASTM F 1488
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic pipe in sewer and drain diameters, including PS 25, SDR 41 (PS28), PS 35, SDR 35 (PS 46), PS 50, PS 100, SDR 26 (PS 115), PS 140 AND PS 200; with a solid wall.
ASTM F 891; ASTM F 1488; ASTM D 3034; CSA B182.2; CAS B182.4
8. 
708.1.2 Building Sewers. Sewers shall have a minimum of one (1) clean out capable of cabling both up and down stream, and at intervals not more than one hundred (100) feet (30,480 mm) thereafter. Building sewers eight (8) inches (203 mm) and larger shall have a manhole not located more than two hundred (200) feet (60,960 mm) from the junction of the building drain and building sewer and at intervals of not more than four hundred (400) feet (122 m). The interval length shall be measured from the cleanout or manhole opening, along the developed length of the piping to the next drainage fitting providing access for cleaning, a manhole or the end of the building sewer.
9. 
708.1.5 Cleanout Size. Cleanouts shall be the same size as the piping served by the cleanout.
CHAPTER 9
VENTS
SECTION 903
VENT TERMINALS
10. 
903.1 Roof Extension. Replace [NUMBER] with twelve (12) inches.
SECTION 918
AIR ADMITTANCE VALVES
11. 
918.3 Permitted Use. Air admittance valves may not be used except when termination to the exterior is not possible, or approved by code official.
CHAPTER 11
STORM DRAINAGE
SECTION 1113
SUMPS AND PUMPING SYSTEMS
12. 
1113.1.4.1 Discharge Piping Location. All sump pump piping shall be discharged to the exterior, and diverted to a storm sewer conveyance or other approved collection point acceptable to the code official. Discharge into the sanitary sewer is prohibited.
13. 
1113.1.5 Discharge. (IPMC 304.7) Sump pump discharge and roof drainage shall be piped to a storm drain or to approved water course. Discharge into the sanitary sewer is prohibited. Discharging to or within five (5) feet of a sidewalk, driveway, street or to create a nuisance to adjoin properties is prohibited.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Five §§ 1—2, Exh. I § 4, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 991 §§ 1—3, 1-11-2011; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the "International Fire Code, 2015 Edition," including Appendices E, F, and G, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri regulating and governing the safeguarding of life and property from fire and explosion hazards arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials and devices, and from conditions hazardous to life or property in the occupancy of buildings and premises 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 Fire Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Section (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments to the International Fire Code, 2015 Edition, are given in the following text. Each code Section that corresponds to one (1) of the following provisions is hereby deleted where so noted or amended to read as set forth below. Each provision set out below without a corresponding Section, Subsection or clause number in the code is hereby enacted and added thereto.
Chapter 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
SECTION 101
SCOPE AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
1. 
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Fire Code of the City of New Haven, County of Franklin, State of Missouri, hereinafter referred to as "this code."
SECTION 102
APPLICABILITY
2. 
SECTION 102.6 Historic Buildings. The construction, alteration, repair, enlargement, restoration, relocation or movement of existing buildings or structures that are designated as historic buildings shall be in accordance with the provisions of this code as adopted.
Chapter 3
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
SECTION 307
OPEN BURNING, RECREATIONAL FIRES AND PORTABLE OUTDOOR FIREPLACES
3. 
307.1.2 Violation of Open Burning. Any person, business or organization willfully open burning trade waste, debris, trash, etc., and causes a fire department response shall be fined one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per hour per unit responding. In addition, a one hundred fifty dollars ($150.00) per hour per every fire unit committed shall be assessed including responses to any exposure fires caused.
4. 
307.6 Burning of Landscape or Land Clearance Waste.
5. 
307.6.1 Burn Permit Required. Open burning of landscape or land clearance waste disposal shall be allowed after obtaining a burn permit and proper authorization from the Fire Code Official and Missouri Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Such burn permit shall be valid for thirty (30) days and shall only apply to the original burn pit. Any relocation of the burn pit will require and additional burn permit.
6. 
307.6.1.1 Materials Permitted. Materials permitted to be burned shall be limited to natural vegetation including trees, limbs, shrubs, bushes and the like.
7. 
307.6.1.2 Prohibited Materials. The burning of processed or milled wood, construction material or waste, garbage, rubbish of any kind, rubber, plastic or any synthetic material, flammable or combustible liquids shall be prohibited.
Exception: Combustible liquids only used as fuel to ignite the fire.
8. 
307.6.1.3 Weather Conditions. The fire code official shall have the authority to prohibit burning at any time due to adverse weather or climatic conditions.
9. 
307.6.2 Application. An application for a burn permit shall be submitted at least ten (10) days before burning is planned to begin, and shall be in such form and contain such information as required by the fire code official. The application shall be accompanied by MO DNR approval for burning, a locator map or site plan showing the general location of the burn pit, and a deposit as required by Section 307.6.2.1.
10. 
307.6.3 Violation. The first violation of Section 307.6 causing a fire department response shall cost the offender or property owner fifty dollars ($150.00) per hour per unit responding. This amount will be deducted for the original deposit.
A second violation shall cost the offender or property owner the forfeiture of the deposit moneys and shall void the burn permit.
For this Section, violations, shall include, but are not limited to: burning without a permit, burning outside of the time restrictions, relocation and use of a pit without a separate burn permit, failure to notify dispatch agency, failure to attend the fire, failure to property extinguish fire, excessive smoke, off-site embers or ashes, and the burning of prohibited materials.
11. 
307.6.4 Hours Of Operation. Burning shall be conducted during the hours stipulated in the MO DNR requirements. Each day, the permittee shall notify the New Haven Communication Center by telephone prior to starting the burn and again contact at the conclusion of the burning.
12. 
307.6.6 Inspection Prior To Burning. Prior to the issuance of the burn permit, the fire code official shall inspect the burning site to ensure compliance with provisions of this Chapter.
13. 
307.6.7 Attendance. The permittee shall designate a responsible person in charge to conduct and attend the burning. The responsible person in charge shall be required to have the necessary equipment, material and personnel to extinguish the fire at any time, and shall have a means of communication to call the fire department to respond to an emergency. The responsible person in charge shall attend the burning until it is completely extinguished each day.
14. 
307.6.8 Final Inspection. The permittee shall request, in writing, a final inspection of the burn pit and the return of deposit. The fire code official shall inspect the burn site to ensure the pit has been property filled in with dirt. Upon approval of the final inspection by the fire code official the deposit money minus any deductions authorized in Section 307.6.3 shall be returned to the permittee.
SECTION 316
HAZARDS TO FIRST RESPONDERS
15. 
316.3 Pitfalls. The intentional design or alteration of buildings to disable, injure, maim or kill intruders is prohibited. No person shall install and use firearms, sharp or pointed objects, razor wire, explosives, flammable or combustible liquid containers or dispensers containing highly toxic, toxic, irritant or other hazardous materials in a manner which may passively or actively disable, injure, maim or kill a first responder who forcibly enters a building for the purpose of controlling or extinguishing a fire, rescuing trapped occupants or rendering other emergency assistance.
Chapter 9
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
SECTION 903
AUTOMATIC SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
16. 
903.2.6 Group I. An automatic sprinkler system shall be provided throughout buildings including all combustible attic spaces with a Group I fire area.
Exception: An automatic fire sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903.3.1.2 or 903.34.3 — shall be allowed in Group-1-facilities.
17. 
903.2.7 Group M or Group B. An automatic sprinkler system shall be provided throughout buildings containing a Group M or Group B occupancy where one (1) of the following conditions exists:
A Group M or Group B fire area exceeds twelve thousand (12,000) square feet (1,115 m2).
A Group M or Group B fire area is located more than three (3) stories above grade plane.
The combined area of all Group M or Group B fire areas on all floors, including any mezzanines, exceeds twenty four thousand (24,000) square feet (2,230 m2).
A Group M or Group B occupancy is used for the display and sale of upholstered furniture or mattresses exceeding five thousand (5,000) square feet (464 m2).
18. 
903.2.11.3 Buildings more than thirty five (35) feet in height. An automatic sprinkler system shall be installed throughout buildings that have one (1) or more stories thirty five (35) feet or more above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access, measured to the finished floor, regardless of occupancy.
Exception #1, #2.
19. 
903.3.1.2 NFPA 13R sprinkler systems. Automatic sprinkler systems in Group R occupancies up to and including four (4) stories in height in buildings not exceeding sixty (60) feet in height above grade plane shall be permitted to be installed throughout buildings including all combustible attic spaces in accordance with NFPA 13R.
SECTION 907
FIRE ALARM DETECTION SYSTEMS
20. 
907.2.3 Group E.
Exceptions: Delete exception #1.
21. 
907.2.4 Group F.
Exceptions: Delete exception.
22. 
907.2.6.1 Group I-1.
Exceptions: Delete exception #1.
23. 
907.2.8.1 Manual Fire Alarm System. A manual fire alarm system that activates the occupant notification system in accordance with Section 907.5 shall be installed in Group R-1 occupancies.
Exceptions: Delete exception #1, #2.
CHAPTER 10
MEANS OF EGRESS
SECTION 1004
OCCUPANT LOAD
24. 
1004.5.1 Outdoor Area Occupant Load. Outdoor areas with an occupant load greater than fifty (50) or a Group A occupancy with a yard, patio, or similar outdoor area shall have at least one direct means to the public way.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Six §§ 1—2, Exh. I § 5, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 989 §§ 1—3, 1-11-2011; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the International Mechanical Code, 2015 Edition, including Appendix A, one (1) copy of which is on filet in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven be and is hereby adopted as the Mechanical Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri, regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of mechanical systems 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 Mechanical Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Section (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments to the International Mechanical Code, 2015 Edition, are given in the following text. Each code Section that corresponds to one (1) of the following provisions is hereby deleted where so noted or amended to read as set forth below. Each provision set out below without a corresponding Section, Subsection or clause number in the code is hereby enacted and added thereto.
CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
SECTION 101
GENERAL
1. 
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Mechanical Code of the City of New Haven, County of Franklin, State of Missouri, herein referred to as "this code."
SECTION 500
DOMESTIC KITCHEN EXHAUST EQUIPMENT
2. 
505.1 Domestic Systems. Range hoods or other approved kitchen exhaust systems shall terminate and discharge to the outdoors through a duct. This duct shall have a smooth interior surface, shall be air tight, shall be equipped with a back-draft damper and shall be independent of all other exhaust systems. A range hood located above an electric range need not discharge to the exterior.
CHAPTER 4IFGC
SECTION 404 (IFGC)
PIPING SYSTEM INSTALLATION
3. 
404.13.1 Trenches — Shared. Fuel gas piping buried in trenches with electric, water supply, sewers or other utilities shall have a minimum of eighteen (18) inches separation from all other pipe or power supply systems.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Seven §§ 1—2, Exh. I § 6, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 988 §§ 1—3, 1-11-2011; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as the "International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 Edition," including Appendices A, B, and C, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Fuel Gas Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri regulating and governing fuel gas systems and gas-fired appliances 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 Fuel Gas Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Section (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments to the International Fuel Gas Code, 2015 Edition, are given in the following text. Each code Section that corresponds to one (1) of the following provisions is hereby deleted where so noted or amended to read as set forth below. Each provision set out below without a corresponding Section, Subsection or clause number in the code is hereby enacted and added thereto.
CHAPTER 1
SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION
SECTION 101
GENERAL
1. 
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Fuel Gas Code of the City of New Haven, County of Franklin, State of Missouri, herein referred to as "this code."
SECTION 403
PIPING MATERIALS
2. 
403.4 Metallic pipe — delete.
3. 
403.4.3 Copper and copper alloy — delete.
4. 
403.4.4 Aluminum — delete.
5. 
403.5 Metal Tubing — delete.
6. 
403.5.2 Copper and copper alloy tubing — delete.
7. 
403.5.3 Aluminum Tubing — delete.
8. 
403.6 Plastic pipe, Tubing, Fittings — delete.
SECTION 404
PIPING SYSTEM INSTALLATION
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(404.12) Minimum Burial Depth. Underground piping system shall be installed a minimum depth of eighteen (18) inches below grade.
10. 
(404.12.1) Individual Outside Appliances. Individual lines to outdoor lights, grills and other appliances shall be installed not less than twelve (12) inches below finished grade, provided that such installations is approved and is installed in locations not susceptible to physical damage.
11. 
(404.13.1) Trenches — Shared. Fuel gas piping buried in trenches with electric, water supply, sewers or other utilities shall have a minimum of eighteen (18) inches separation from all other pipe systems.
SECTION 409 (IFGC)
SHUTOFF VALVES
12. 
(409.5.1) Delete "located in the firebox of a fire place."
13. 
409.5.1.1 Gas Fireplace Service Valve. Each gas fireplace shall be provided with a shutoff valve separate from the appliance, and shall be placed in a location protected from being damaged and accessible for operation of the valve.
14. 
(409.5.3) Located at Manifold. Delete Section.
SECTION 503
CHIMNEYS AND VENTS
15. 
(503.10.2.2) Vent Connectors Located in Unconditioned Areas. Delete the exception.
SECTION 603
LOG LIGHTERS
16. 
(603.1) Delete and replace with: Log Lighters: Log lighters are not permitted.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Eight § 1, Exh. I § 7, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 987 §§ 1—3, 1-11-2011; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
A. 
A certain document, being marked and designated as "NFPA 70, National Electrical Code, 2014 Edition", as published by the National Fire Protection Association, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven, be and is hereby adopted as the Electrical Code of the City of New Haven in the State of Missouri, and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Electrical Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of New Haven are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes prescribed in Section (B) of this Section.
B. 
Amendments. None.
C. 
Penalties. Any person violating any provision of this Section or any of the codes adopted in this Section 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 County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate violation.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Ten § 1, 9-13-2005; Ord. No. 1259, 1-14-2019]
Any person violating any provision 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 County Jail for a period not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 833 Ch. Eleven §§ 1—2, 9-13-2005]
A. 
If any Section, Subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this Chapter is for any reason held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this Chapter. The Board of Aldermen hereby declares that it would have passed this Chapter and each Section, Subsection, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one (1) or more Sections, Subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared unconstitutional.
B. 
Nothing in this Chapter or in the Building Codes hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of actions acquired or existing under any act or ordinance hereby repealed by this Chapter nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this Chapter.