[Ord. No. 15-1 G §1, 6-20-2005; Ord. No. 11-2I 128, 6-26-2017]
That a certain document, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Farmington, Missouri, being marked and designated as the International Residential Code, 2015 Edition, including Appendix Chapters (Appendix E, Appendix I, and Appendix J) (see International Residential Code Section R102.5, 2015 Edition), as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Residential Code of the City of Farmington, 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 (townhouses) 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 are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Article, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 500.130 of this Article.
[Ord. No. 15-1 G §1, 6-20-2005; Ord. No. 5-10B §2, 9-29-2006; Ord. No. 15-10J §§4 — 6, 2-3-2009; Ord. No. 15-10 O §7, 8-31-2011; Ord. No. 15-11, 12-18-2017]
The following Sections of the International Residential Code, 2015 Edition, are hereby revised as follows:
Section R101.1: City of Farmington, Missouri.
#1 One-story detached accessory structures not exceeding one hundred twenty (120) square feet.
#2 is deleted
#5 Sidewalks, driveways and patios (concrete slab or pavers) not more than thirty (30) inches above adjacent grade and not over any basement or story below.
#10. Delete and replace with "Replacement of floor finishing materials, wall finishing materials, siding, roofing, windows and doors for an existing structure otherwise complying with this code except if alterations to structural members or required fire resistant construction are necessary.
A permit shall not be required for minor work in an existing structure such as replacement of existing lighting fixtures or receptacle outlets, installations of home appliances, and similar work unless new wring is required for such replacements or installations.
#9. Installation of heating and cooling equipment in compliance with this code for an existing structure.
#3. Replacement of water heating equipment, dishwashers, and similar appliances complying with this code for an existing structure.
Section R112 Board of Appeals is hereby deleted in its entirety.
Section R112 Means of Appeal is hereby added as follows:
SECTION R112 MEANS OF APPEAL
R112 Appeals. Applications for appeal of a decision of the code official shall be made in accordance with Section 113 and Appendix B of the Building Code.
R302.13. Fire protection of floors. Delete Section.
R303.4. Mechanical Ventilation. Delete Section.
Section R303.6: Add Exception 1: Exterior discharge of a bathroom exhaust system may terminate into a vented soffit area in lieu of discharging to the exterior of the structure.
R312.1.1. Guards shall also be required at basement entrances that drop below grade.
Delete Section R313.2 and replace with the following:
R313.2 Builder to offer automatic fire sprinkler systems — purchaser may decline. A builder of single-family dwellings or residences or multifamily dwellings of four (4) or fewer units shall offer to any purchaser on or before the time of entering into the purchase contract the option, at the purchaser's cost, to install or equip fire sprinklers in the dwelling, residence or unit.
R317.3.1: The exceptions shall be deleted.
Section R403.1.4.1 Frost Protection. The frost line of the locality shall be thirty (30) inches below finish grade. Source U.S. Weather Bureau of the University of Missouri Extension.
R405.1. Concrete or Masonry Foundations.
Acceptable Alternative: It is acceptable to use Schedule 35 Perforated Pipe.
R405.1.1. Clean Rock. Sixteen (16) total inches of one (1) inch or greater clean rock is required for bedding and coverage for all concrete or masonry foundation drain tile and pipe.
Section 1609.4.2. The surface roughness category shall be assumed to be "Surface Roughness C" unless sufficient information is submitted for the code official to determine that the site should be permitted to be classified as a different exposure category.
P2501.3. Plumbing systems, equipment or components not specifically covered in these Chapters shall comply with the applicable provisions of the 2015, International Plumbing Code as amended.
Section P2603.5.1 Insert: Thirty (30) inches. Thirty (30) inches.
AE101: General. The provisions of this Section shall be applicable to all manufactured homes.
E3902.16. Are-fault circuit-interrupter protection. Branch circuits that supply 120-volt, single-phase, 15- and 20-ampere outlets installed in bedrooms shall be protected by any of the following: [210.12(A)]