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ORDINANCE NO. 213

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, ARAPAHOE COUNTY, COLORADO, DO HEREBY ORDAIN AND RESOLVE TO ADOPT AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE REGULATION OF ERECTION, CONSTRUCTION, ENLARGEMENT, ALTERATION, REPAIR, MOVING, REMOVAL, CONVERSION, DEMOLITION, OCCUPANCY, EQUIPMENT, USE, HEIGHT, AREA, PLUMBING, MAINTENANCE, AND FIRE PROTECTION OF BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES IN THE TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO, ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THERETO THE 1997 EDITIONS OF THE UNIFORM BUILDING CODE, THE UNIFORM FIRE CODE, THE UNIFORM MECHANICAL CODE, THE 2000 EDITION OF THE UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE, AND THE 2002 EDITION OF THE NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES OF THE TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO, IN CONFLICT OR INCONSISTENT HEREWITH, AND PROVIDING A PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF THE PROVISIONS OF SAID CODES.

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees of the Town of Deer Trail, Colorado, has reviewed the 1997 editions of the Uniform Building Code, the Uniform Fire Code, the Uniform Mechanical Code, the 2000 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code, and the 2002 edition of the National Electrical Code.

WHEREAS, The Board of Trustees is of the opinion that the same should be adopted.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO, That:

Section 1.

Adoption of the Uniform Building Code, 1997 Edition

Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 31-16-201, et. seq, as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the Town of Deer Trail, by reference thereto, the Uniform Building Code, 1997 Edition, published in April, 1997 by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California, 90601-2298, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular.

The purpose of these codes is to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construction, quality of materials, use and occupancy, location and maintenance of all buildings and structures within the Town of Deer Trail and certain equipment specifically regulated in said Code. The subject matter of these codes includes regulations concerning the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving and removal, conversion, demolition, occupancy, use, height, area, and maintenance of buildings or structures in the Town of Deer Trail.

Section 2.

Adoption of the Uniform Fire Code, 1997 Edition

Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 31-16-201, et. seq., as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Fire Code of the Town of Deer Trail, by reference thereto, the Uniform Fire Code, 1997 Edition, published in March, 1997 by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California, 90601-2298, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular.

The purpose of this code is to govern the maintenance of buildings and premises and safeguard life, health, property and the public welfare of the residents of the Town of Deer Trail by regulating the storage, use and handling of dangerous and hazardous materials, substances and processes, and by regulating the maintenance of adequate egress facilities. The subject matter of this code includes the prescribed regulations consistent with nationally recognized good practice for the safeguarding to a reasonable degree of life and property from the hazards of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials and devices and from conditions hazardous to life or property in the use or occupancy of building or premises.

Section 3.

Adoption of the Uniform Mechanical Code, 1997 Edition

Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 31-16-201, et. seq., as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Mechanical Code of the Town of Deer Trail, by reference thereto, the Uniform Mechanical Code, 1997 Edition, published in February, 1977 by the International Conference of Building Officials, 5360 Workman Mill Road, Whittier, California 90601-2298, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular.

The purpose of this code is to safeguard the life and limb, health, property and public welfare of the residents of the Town of Deer Trail by providing minimum standards regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance of heating, ventilation, cooling and refrigeration systems, incinerators, and other miscellaneous heat producing appliances in the Town of Deer Trail, Colorado. The subject matter of this Code includes the erection, installation, alteration, repair, relocation, and replacement of refrigeration systems, incinerators and other miscellaneous heat producing appliances.

Section 4.

Adoption of the Uniform Plumbing Code, 2000 Edition

Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 31-16-201, et. seq., as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Plumbing Code of the Town of Deer Trail, by reference thereto, the Uniform Plumbing Code, 2000 Edition, published in October, 1997, by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 20001 Walnut Drive South, Walnut, California 91789-2825, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular.

The purpose of this code is to protect the health and welfare of the residents of the Town of Deer Trail by providing standards regulating and controlling the design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance of drainage systems, vents and venting, traps and interceptors, joints and connections, plumbing fixtures, water and vents. The subject matter of this code includes rules and regulations for materials, installation methods and other matters pertaining to plumbing.

Section 5.

Adoption of the National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition

Pursuant to Colorado Revised Statutes 31-16-201, et. seq., as amended, there is hereby adopted as the Electrical Code of the Town of Deer Trail, by reference thereto, the National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition, published in August, 2001 by the National Fire Protection Association, Inc., One Batterymarch Park, Quincy, Massachusetts 02269, to have the same force and effect as if set forth herein in every particular.

The purpose of this code is to govern the practical safeguarding of persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity such that compliance with the code and proper maintenance will result in an installation essentially free from hazard. The subject matter of this code includes the prescribed regulations for installations of electric conductors and equipment within or on public and private buildings or other structures, including mobile homes, recreational vehicles, and floating buildings; and other premises such as yards, carnival, parking, and other lots, and industrial substations; installations of conductors and equipment that connect to the supply of electricity; installations of other outside conductors and equipment on the premises; and installations of optical fiber cable.

Section 6.

Code Copies

At least one (1) copy of each code adopted herein by reference, all certified to be true copies by the Mayor and the Clerk of the Town of Deer Trail, have been filed in the office of the clerk at least 15 days preceding the hearing hereon and shall be kept there for public inspection while this ordinance is in force. Said copies may be inspected by interested persons between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, holidays excepted. The codes as finally adopted shall be available for sale to the public through the Office of the Town Clerk at a moderate price. After the adoption of this ordinance, and the codes herein stated by reference, the copy of said codes may be kept in the Office of the Town Clerk.

Section 7.

Penalties and/or Amendments

(a) The following section as contained in the Uniform Building Code, 1997 Edition, is hereby amended and herewith set forth in full and adopted, as follows:

 

Section 205. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish, equip, use, occupy or maintain any building or structure or cause or permit the same to be done in violation of this code. Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this code shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day or portion thereof during which any violation of the provisions of this code is committed, continued, or permitted, and upon conviction of any such violation, such person shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.

 

(b) The following section as contained in the Uniform Fire code, 1997 Edition, is hereby amended and herewith set forth in full and adopted, as follows:

 

Section 3.101 Persons operating or maintaining an occupancy, premises or vehicle subject to this code to allow a hazard to exist or fail to take immediate action to abate a fire hazard on such occupancy, premises, or vehicle when ordered or notified to do so by the Chief shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this code shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day or portion thereof during which any violation of the provisions of this code is committed, continued, or permitted, and upon conviction of any such violation, such person shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.

 

(c) The following section as contained in the Uniform Mechanical Code, 1997 Edition, is hereby amended and herewith set forth in full and adopted, as follows:

 

Section 204. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish, equip, use or maintain any mechanical systems or equipment or cause or permit the same to be done in violation of this code. Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this code shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day or portion thereof during which any violation of the provisions of this code is committed, continued, or permitted and upon conviction of any such violation, such person shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.

 

(d) The following section as contained in the Uniform Plumbing Code, 2000 Edition, is hereby amended and herewith set forth in full and adopted, as follows:

 

20.3. (a) Violations. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert, demolish, equip, use, or maintain any plumbing or permit the same to be done in violation of this code

(b) Penalties. Any person, firm or corporation violating any provision of this code shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000. Each separate day or any portion thereof during which any violation of this code occurs or continues shall be deemed to constitute a separate offense.

 

(e) The following section as contained in the National Electrical Code, 2002 Edition, is hereby amended and herewith set forth in full and adopted, as follows:

90-4. It shall be unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, improve, remove, convert or demolish, equip, use, or maintain an electrical system or equipment or cause or permit the same to be done in violation of this code. Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this code or the technical codes shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day or portion thereof during which any violation of the provisions of this code is committed, continued, or permitted, and upon conviction of any such violation, such person shall be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.

Section 8.

Savings Clause

If any part, section, subsection, sentence or phrase of this ordinance or of the standard codes adopted hereby is for any reason held to be invalid, such decisions shall not affect the validity of the remaining sections of this ordinance or of said standard codes; the Board of Trustees hereby declares that it would have passed this ordinance and adopted said standard codes in each part, section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more parts, sections, subsections, sentences, clauses or phrases be declared invalid.

Section 9.

Repeal

Any or all ordinances or parts of ordinances of the Town of Deer Trail, in conflict or inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed, provided, however, that the repeal of any ordinance or parts of ordinances of the Town of Deer Trail shall not revive any other section of any ordinance or ordinances heretofore repealed or superseded.

INTRODUCED, READ, ADOPTED, APPROVED, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED IN FULL AFTER DUE NOTICE AND PUBLIC HEARING BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO this 2nd day of September, 2003.

TOWN OF DEER TRAIL, COLORADO

____________________________

Beryl H. Rector, Mayor

( S E A L )

ATTEST:

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Patti K. Owens, Town Clerk