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File #: 19-049    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Individual Item Ready
File created: 12/20/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action:
Title: Discuss and consider approval of the first reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 14 Building Regulations, Chapter 54 Fire Prevention and Protection; Emergency Medical Services, and Appendix D Fee Schedule.
Attachments: 1. Chapter_14, 54, and Appendix D Edit 2018, 2. Ordinance Amending Chapters 14 54 and Appendix D 2019
Presenter/Contact
Presenter
TJ Grossi, Building Official
Contact Info
(830) 221-4062 - tgrossi@nbtexas.org

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SUBJECT:
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Discuss and consider approval of the first reading of an ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances Chapter 14 Building Regulations, Chapter 54 Fire Prevention and Protection; Emergency Medical Services, and Appendix D Fee Schedule.

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BACKGROUND / RATIONALE:
Council District: City-wide

Applicant: City of New Braunfels

Staff Contact: T.J. Grossi, Building Official
(830) 221-4062
tgrossi@nbtexas.org

Pursuant to City Council adoption in 2015, the City of New Braunfels is currently operating under the 2015 International Building Codes with two exceptions: the 2014 National Electric Code and the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code. The International Code Council (ICC) along with the National Fire Protection Agency has published updated versions of these Codes, a process they complete every 3 years. In an effort to keep the City of New Braunfels construction standards current with the internationally recognized building codes, an amendment to Chapter 14 Building Regulations, Chapter 54 Fire Prevention and Protection; Emergency Medical Services, and Appendix D Fee Schedule is in order. The amendments include adoption of the 2018 International Building Code (IBC), 2018 International Residential Code (IRC), International Plumbing Code (IPC), International Mechanical Code (IMC), International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC), International Existing Building Code (IEBC), International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), International Private Sewage Code (IPSC), International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC), International Fire Code (IFC), and 2017 National Electric Code (NEC) with associated amendments as read in Attachment 1.

Within each code there are sections that require words or amounts inserted, which can be seen in the draft ordinance. There are also some amendments within ...

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