CHAPTER 14

BUILDING REGULATIONS

14.02 BUILDING PERMITS AND INSPECTION

14.025 MODULAR DWELLING UNIT DEFINED

14.03 STATE BUILDING CODE ADOPTED

14.04 PERMIT FEES

14.05 PLANS TO BE SUBMITTED TO INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION

In addition the street shall be brought to grade and improved as specified by the Town Board.

14.07 UTILITIES REQUIRED

14.08 NEW METHODS AND MATERIALS

14.12 LICENSES

       

    1. Revocation of Licenses. Any license under the provisions of this chapter may be revoked by the designated authority if the license violates any ordinance or law relating to electrical work or is guilty of installing electrical construction which is a hazard to life or property.

14.16 ARBITRATION

14.17 LIABILITY OF OWNER OF ELECTRICAL WIRING AND EQUIPMENT

HEATING, VENTILATING AND AIR CONDITIONING

Administrative Provisions

14.18 LICENSING AND ADMINISTRATION

14.19 PERMITS

       

    1. The Building Inspector shall examine and approve when correct, all plans and specifications for the performance of any work governed by this Chapter, to point out in what respect such plans or specifications are defective or in violation of this Chapter, to inspect all work done in this area that requires inspection, to stop work being done in violation of this chapter. The Inspector shall have the right to enter upon a premise or into any building or enclosure where he has reasonable cause to believe work is being done.

REGULATION OF HEATING AND VENTILATING

Gas Fired Boiler

Steam Boilers

 

Input B.T.U. Output B.T.U.

99 0.51

173 M 0.52

282 M 0.53

372 M 0.54

748 M 0.55

1124 M 0.56

1500 M 0.57

1500 M - over 0.58

1570 M 0.60

2470 M 0.61

2470 M - over 0.62

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Clearances

for Listed Central Heating Boilers and Furnaces

Type of Distance from Combustible Construction - Inches

Appliance Above & Rear Front Projecting box or Draft Hood

 

Boiler 6 6 18 6

Furnaces 18 6 18 6

 

 

Table 2

Minimum Clearances for Listed Gas-Fired Room Heaters

 

Distance from Combustible Construction

Inches

 

Type Jacket, Sides Projecting Flue Box or

and Rear Draft Hood

 

Warm Air Circulators 6 2

Radiant Heaters 6 2

Wall Heaters Flush -

Gas, Steam & Hot Water

Radiators 6 2

 

 

         

      1. Venting of Gas Fired Water Heaters. All gas-fired water heaters shall be vented into a chimney or vented with an approved type "B" metal vent, extending through the roof and at least 2 feet above the ridge of the roof and capped with an approved type top to prevent back drafts. Such metal vents shall have the shortest possible run and have a slope of not less than 1/2 inch to the foot and in no case shall the vent be of smaller diameter than that of the appliance flue fitting. No damper shall be installed in any type "B" vent on a gas-fired appliance.

Minimum Permissible Flue Sizes

Input Rating B.T.U., Area of Flue Outlet, Diameter of Flue Pipe,

per hour sq. inches inches

 

Up to 94,500 12.6 4

From 94,500 to 147,000 19.6 5

From 147,000 to 212,250 28.3 6

From 212,250 to 288,750 38.5 7

From 288,750 to 377,250 50.3 8

From 377,250 to 477,000 63.6 9

 

Based on 1 square inch flue area per 7,500 B.T.U. per hour input.

Note: If flue pipe exceeds 10 feet in length or contains more than 2 elbows use the next largest size pipe and draft hood.

       

    1. No person shall discharge domestic sewage, industrial wastes or septic tank effluent onto the surface of the ground, into any drainage ditch, or into the river or any stream, or into any storm sewer or drain, or permit the same to be so discharged.

The $0.75 per fixture permit fee shall apply to the following work:

Floor Drains Dishwashers

Water Closets Disposals

Wash Basins Clothes Washers

Bath Tubs Laundry Tubs

Showers Water Heaters

Urinals Water Softeners

Sinks Drink Fountains

Basement Others

GAS EQUIPMENT CODE

     

  1. FENCING ORDINANCE

(3) Height of Fence [Adopted 07/10/95]

EXCEPTIONS

(2) Pool Location Requirements

In-ground Private Residential Swimming Pools [Revised 9/9/99]

(5) Permits Required

       

    1. Two-family dwellings. In any two family dwelling each dwelling unit shall be separated by a one-hour fire separation from the other dwelling unit or an attached garage area.

     

  1. Certain off-premises signs may be allowed if the following conditions are complied with:

     

  1. The off-premises sign shall be a directional sign identifying the location of businesses or industries that are not easily accessed by major collectors or arterials.

     

  2. The off-premises sign shall allow for the identification of multiple businesses or industries.

     

  3. The off-premises sign shall be limited to one sign per business or industrial area. These areas shall be determined by the Town Board as necessary.

     

  4. All off-premises signs shall be reviewed by the Town Planning Commission and a recommendation of approval or denial shall be made to the Town Board based on the above criteria and other information provided by the applicant, staff and others at a regular Town Planning Commission Meeting.

     

  5. The Town Board shall approve or deny the recommendation of the Planning Commission based on compliance with the above criteria, any other information deemed appropriate to the off-premises sign, and further more, reserves the right to approve or deny the request for an off-premises sign on a case-by-case basis.

(2) Definitions

(3) Design Criteria, Standards and Specifications for Control Measures

(4) Maintenance of Control Measures

           

        1. Site erosion control. The following criteria (a. through d.) apply only to land development or land disturbing activities that result in runoff leaving the site.

         

      1. Who May Appeal. Any applicant, permittee, landowner, or land user may appeal any order, decision or determination made by the Community Development Director in administering this ordinance.