2018 International Existing Building Code Amendments

The ICC International Existing Building Code/2018 with referenced standards and Appendices B and Resource A as published by the International Code Council, Inc., together with the additions, insertions, deletions, and changes prescribed in this article, is hereby adopted by reference and made a part of this article the same as if fully set forth herein as the standards, rules, and regulations for the design, construction, alteration, repair, use and maintenance of existing buildings and structural appurtenances in the city.
(Ord. No. O-2020-05, § 1, 2-3-20)

Sec. 22-226. - Amendments.

The following sections or subsections of the existing building code are amended as indicated:

Section 108.2 Fees. Insert the following: Wheaton City Code, appendix B, fee schedule.

Section 112 Board of appeals. Change to read:Any references to the board/means of appeal shall comply with Wheaton City Code, section 22-12, means/board of appeals.

Section 113.4 Violation penalties. Change to read: See Wheaton City Code, section 22-3, violations; penalties.

Section 114.4 Stop-work orders. Add:

Upon notice from the code official that work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, or to the owner's agent, or to the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure after having been served a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to penalties as prescribed by law.

Section 301.1.1, 501.1.2, 601.1.2, 701.2.1, 801.1.2, 901.1.2, 1001.1.2, 1101.1.2, and 1301.1.2 Required installation of smoke alarms and sprinkler systems. When the cost of the proposed construction is at least 25 percent of the value of the building, smoke alarms shall be installed in accordance with Section [F] 1103.7.7. However, if the cost of the proposed construction is at least 50 percent of the value of the building, sprinklers shall be installed in accordance with Section [F] 1103.5.5. The value of the building or structure (excluding land) shall be established by the Milton Township Assessors' assessment records for the year prior to the initial remodeling or reconstruction. Owners of tax-exempt properties shall produce documentation verifying the building's valuation, which will be subject to the review and approval of the building code official. Compliance with this section is mandatory once either of the aforementioned conditions is met despite any efforts to comply with other sections of this chapter and should not be construed to reduce or invalidate any other obligations contained herein.
(Ord. No. O-2020-05, § 1, 2-3-20)