[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Johnston as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Development impact fees — See Ch. 149
[Adopted 12-10-1979 by Ord. No. 440 as Sec. 4-2 of the 1979 Code]
[Amended last 6-14-2004 by Ord. No. 2004-11]
No official, inspector, administrator, or employee shall issue a permit to erect, enlarge, or repair any building or structure until collection of fees, based upon his estimate of construction, calculated from the attached schedules. The estimate shall be exclusive of plumbing, mechanical, and electrical costs.
[Adopted 10-11-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-22]
[Amended 11-10-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-10; 7-8-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-9]
This article of the Town of Johnston hereby adopts, in an ongoing fashion, the most recent edition of each of the Building Codes, as adopted and amended by the State of Rhode Island, for the purpose of 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 condition essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of building and structure unfit for human occupancy and use and the demolition of such structures located within the Town of Johnston; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor.
It is the express intention that any Building Code adopted by the State of Rhode Island is hereby enforceable within the Town of Johnston as if the Johnston Town Council adopted the same State Building Code contemporaneously with the Rhode Island General Assembly.
Building Code of Town of Johnston. The State of Rhode Island Building Code, as amended, and referenced as SBC-1 through SBC-9, is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the Town of Johnston, in the State of Rhode Island. Each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Building Code on file in the office of the Building Official for the Town of Johnston 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.
Copies of State Building Code. Copies of the State Building Code, referenced as SBC-1 through SBC-9, as amended, shall be kept on file for review and inspection at the Office of the Building Official located at the Town of Johnston Department of Public Works, 100 Irons Avenue, Johnston, Rhode Island.
Severability. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this article is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this article.
When effective. This article and the rules, regulations, provisions, requirements, orders and matters established and adopted hereby shall take effect and be in full force and effect as of the date of the final passage and adoption hereof.