CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

 


ARTICLE 1. SKILLED TRADES AND CONTRACTOR LICENSING   1

4-101.    Definitions. 1

4-102.    License required. 2

4-103.    License Requirements and Contents. 2

4-104.    Requirements for contracting license. 3

4-105.    Skilled trade license; required. 3

4-106.    Same; examination requirements. 3

4-107.    Exceptions to education and testing requirements. 4

4-108.    Compliance with Kansas Roofing Registration Act Mandatory. 4

4-109.    Exemptions. 4

4-110.    Expiration and renewal. 5

4-111.    Transfer prohibited. 5

4-112.    License to be Displayed or Produced upon Request. 5

4-113.    Fees. 5

4-114.    Suspension of license. 5

4-115.    Suspension of skilled trade license. 6

4-116.    Revocation. 6

4-117.    Appeal. 6

4-118.    Penalties. 6

ARTICLE 1A. FIRE LIMITS. 7

4-1a01.  Fire limits established. 7

ARTICLE 2. BUILDING CODE.. 8

4-201.    Definitions. 8

4-202.    Uniform building code and international building code incorporated. 8

4-203.    Additional provisions. 8

4-204.    Building official; powers; duties. 8

4-205.    Building inspector; appointment. 9

4-206.    Same; duties. 9

4-207.    Same; powers. 9

4-208.    Same; right of entry. 9

4-209.    Clarification; modification. 10

4-210.    Building permit required; application; approval. 10

4-211.    Same; application information required. 10

4-212.    Same; plans and specifications. 11

4-213.    Same; fees. 11

4-214.    Same; posting. 11

4-215.    Certificate of approval. 12

4-216.    Inspections of building; layout of building; foundations and footings; notice to inspector. 12

4-217.    Request for inspection. 12

ARTICLE 3. ELECTRICAL CODE. 13

4-301.    Definitions. 13

4-302.    Electric code incorporated. 14

4-303.    Additional provisions. 14

4-304.    Building official; authority. 14

4-305.    Electrical inspector; appointment. 14

4-306.    Same; duties. 14

4-307.    Same; powers. 15

4-308.    Same; right of entry. 15

4-309.    Clarification; modification. 15

4-310.    Electrical permit required; application; approval. 15

4-311.    Same; application information required. 16

4-312.    Same; plans and specifications. 17

4-313.    Same; posting. 17

4-314.    Request for inspection. 17

4-315.    Inspection; concealment of prior work. 17

4-316.    Certificate of approval. 18

4-317.    Connection to installations. 18

4-318.    Reinspection. 19

4-319.    Condemnation; appeal. 19

4-320.    Interference by unauthorized person. 19

4-321.    Electrician or electrical contractors defined. 19

4-322.    Electrician’s or electrical contractor’s license required; electrical permits; unlawful acts. 20

4-323.    Same; application; granting. 20

4-324.    Same; license fees; conditions; renewal; unlawful acts. 21

4-325.    Electrician’s or electrical contractor’s bond required; conditions; approval; rights reserved. 21

4-326.    Same; insurance exception to bond. 21

4-327.    License suspension; revocation; appeal; unlawful acts. 22

4-328.    Work by property owners. 22

4-329.    Approved materials. 23

4-330.    Liability. 23

4-331.    Severability. 23

ARTICLE 4. PLUMBING CODE.. 24

4-401.    Definition of plumbing. 24

4-402.    International plumbing code incorporated. 24

4-403.    Additional provisions. 24

4-404.    Building official; authority. 24

4-405.    Plumbing inspector; appointment. 24

4-406.    Same; duties. 24

4-407.    Same; powers. 25

4-408.    Same; right of entry. 25

4-409.    Clarification; modification. 25

4-410.    Plumbing permit required; exception. 26

4-411.    Same; application information required. 26

4-412.    Same; plans and specifications. 27

4-413.    Same; posting. 27

4-414.    Request for inspection. 27

4-415.    Inspection; concealment of prior work. 27

4-416.    Certificate of approval. 28

4-417.    Connection to gas or water supply. 28

4-418.    Condemnation; appeal. 28

4-419.    Plumber or plumbing contractor; defined. 29

4-420.    Plumber’s or plumbing contractor’s license required; plumbing permits; unlawful acts. 29

4-421.    Same; application; granting. 30

4-422.    Same; license fees; conditions; renewal; unlawful acts. 30

4-423.    Plumber’s or plumbing contractor’s bond required; conditions; approval; rights reserved. 30

4-424.    Same; insurance exception to bond. 31

4-425.    License suspension; revocation; appeal; unlawful acts. 31

4-426.    Excavations. 31

4-427.    Work by property owners. 32

4-428.    Approved materials. 32

4-429.    Liability. 32

4-430.    Severability. 32

ARTICLE 5. MOVING BUILDINGS. 33

4-501.    Building official; authority. 33

4-502.    Permit required. 33

4-503.    Same: application for permit 33

4-504.    Same; bond, insurance required. 33

4-505.    Same; fee. 33

4-506.    Contractor; license required; fee. 34

4-507.    Route; duties of building official. 34

4-508.    Notice to owners. 34

4-509.    Duty of owners. 34

4-510.    Interfering with poles; wires. 34

4-511.    Display of lanterns. 35

ARTICLE 6. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  36

4-601.    Purpose. 36

4-602.    Definitions. 36

4-603.    Public officer; duties. 36

4-604.    Procedure; petition. 36

4-605.    Same; notice. 37

4-606.    Same; publication. 37

4-607.    Same; hearing, order 37

4-608.    Duty of owner. 37

4-609.    Same; failure to comply. 37

4-610.    Same; make site safe. 37

4-611.    Assessment of costs. 38

4-612.    Immediate hazard. 38

4-613.    Appeals from order 38

4-614.    Scope of article. 39

ARTICLE 7. BUILDING DEMOLITION.. 40

4-701.    Permit required. 40

4-702.    Bond required. 40

4-703.    Protective enclosures and barricades. 40

ARTICLE 8. HOUSE NUMBERING.. 41

4-801.    Numbering required. 41

4-802.    Method of numbering. 41

4-803.    Size of numbers. 41

4-804.    Exception to system. 41

ARTICLE 9. MOBILE HOMES. 42

4-901.    Definitions. 42

4-902.    Maintenance of mobile homes. 42

4-903.    Mobile home court permit. 43

4-904.    Application for permit. 43

4-905.    Review of application. 43

4-906.    Inspection. 43

4-907.    Unsanitary conditions. 44

4-908.    Area unit 44

4-909.    Toilet facilities. 44

4-910.    Garbage cans. 44

4-911.    Sanitary conditons required. 44

4-912.    Register. 44

4-913.    Permit fee. 44

ARTICLE 10. HEATING & COOLING STANDARDS  46

4-1001.  Definitions. 46

4-1002.  New city utility connections; conditions precedent to. 47

4-1003.  Standards imposed. 47

4-1004.  Form, content and filing of certificates of qualification and support statements. 47

4-1005.  Termination of utility connection and service to improperly certified structure; inspection and procedure therefor; appeal therefrom. 48

ARTICLE 11. RESIDENTIAL CODE.. 50

4-1101.  International residential code incorporated. 50

ARTICLE 12. FUEL GAS CODE.. 51

4-1201.  International fuel gas code incorporated. 51

ARTICLE 13. ENERGY CONSERVATION CODE   52

4-1301.  International energy conservation code incorporated. 52

ARTICLE 14. LIFE SAFETY CODE. 53

4-1401.  Life safety code incorporated. 53

ARTICLE 15. MECHANICAL CODE.. 54

4-1501.  International mechanical code incorporated. 54

ARTICLE 16. PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE   55

4-1601.  International property maintenance code incorporated. 55

4-1602.  Same; amendments and deletions. 55