Consideration on First Reading an Ordinance Amending Chapter 7 Building and Building Regulations
The latest edition of the Internal Building Code Family has been released for adoption. This includes the 2018 International Building Code, 2018 Internal Existing Building Code, 2018 International Residential Code, 2018 International Plumbing Code, 2018 International Mechanical Code, 2018 International Property Maintenance Code, 2018 International Fuel Gas Code, 2018 International Fire Code, and the most recent National Electrical Code. The new codes are proposed to be adopted with minor added amendments as described on the attachment. In addition to the specific added amendments, contractor's should be aware that additional updates/changes within the 2018 code family are more clear and user friendly than the 2015 edition. It is the contractor's responsibility to stay educated on the latest editions that are adopted in each community. Staff is available to answer any questions that a contractor may have regarding these changes.
Suggested Motion: I move to approve on first reading the amendments to Chapter 7 of the City of Green River Code of Ordinances pertaining to the adoption of the 2018- I-Codes.