Chapter 18
BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS*

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Cross references: Building requirements for bathing and massage establishments, § 22-109; fire prevention and protection, ch. 34; planning, ch. 54; solid waste, ch. 62; streets, sidewalks and other public places, ch. 66; numbering buildings, § 66-34; subdivisions, ch. 70; utilities, ch. 82; vegetation, ch. 86; zoning, ch. 94.

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Article I. In General

Secs. 18-1– 18-30. Reserved.

Article II. Administration

Division 1. Generally

Secs. 18-31– 18-45. Reserved.

Division 2. Building Commissioner

Sec. 18-46. Office created.

Sec. 18-47. Duties.

Secs. 18-48– 18-70. Reserved.

Article III. Building Code

Sec. 18-71. Adoption.

Sec. 18-72. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

Sec. 18-73. Penalties.

Secs. 18-74– 18-100. Reserved.

Article IV. One- and Two-Family Dwelling Code

Sec. 18-101. Adoption.

Sec. 18-102. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

Sec. 18-103. Penalties.

Secs. 18-104– 18-130. Reserved.

Article V. Electrical Code

Sec. 18-131. Short title.

Sec. 18-132. Electrical code created.

Sec. 18-133. Adoption of the 2002 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70-2001).

Sec. 18-134. Amendment to 2002 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70-2001).

Sec. 18-135. Special requirements for structures in the village.

Sec. 18-136. Explanation of building and regulation requirements.

Secs. 18-137– 18-160. Reserved.

Article VI. Mechanical Code

Sec. 18-161. Adoption.

Sec. 18-162. Modifications, supplements, and exceptions.

Sec. 18-163. Penalties.

Secs. 18-164– 18-190. Reserved.

Article VII. Plumbing Code

Sec. 18-191. Adoption.

Sec. 18-192. Modifications, supplements, and exceptions.

Secs. 18-193– 18-200. Reserved.

Article VIII. Property Maintenance Code

Division 1. General Administration

Sec. 18-201. Title.

Sec. 18-202. Scope.

Sec. 18-203. Intent.

Sec. 18-204. Severability.

Division 2. Applicability

Sec. 18-205. General.

Sec. 18-206. Maintenance.

Sec. 18-207. Application of other codes.

Sec. 18-208. Existing remedies.

Sec. 18-209. Workmanship.

Sec. 18-210. Historic buildings.

Sec. 18-211. Referenced codes and standards.

Sec. 18-212. Requirements not covered by code.

Division 3. Community Development Department

Sec. 18-213. General.

Sec. 18-214. Appointment.

Sec. 18-215. Deputies.

Sec. 18-216. Liability.

Sec. 18-217. Fees.

Division 4. Duties and Powers of the Code Council

Sec. 18-218. General.

Sec. 18-219. Rule-making authority.

Sec. 18-220. Inspections.

Sec. 18-221. Right of entry.

Sec. 18-222. Identification.

Sec. 18-223. Notices and orders.

Sec. 18-224. Department records.

Sec. 18-225. Coordination of inspectors.

Division 5. Approval

Sec. 18-226. Modifications.

Sec. 18-227. Alternative materials, methods and equipment.

Sec. 18-228. Required testing.

Sec. 18-229. Material and equipment use.

Division 6. Violations

Sec. 18-230. Unlawful acts.

Sec. 18-231. Commencement of action, citation, contents.

Sec. 18-232. Appearance or payment by mail.

Sec. 18-233. Default judgment.

Sec. 18-234. Civil fines and penalties imposed.

Sec. 18-235. Abatement of violation.

Division 7. Notices and Orders

Sec. 18-236. Notice to person responsible.

Sec. 18-237. Transfer of ownership.

Division 8. Unsafe Structures and Equipment

Sec. 18-238. General.

Sec. 18-239. Closing of vacant structures.

Sec. 18-240. Notice.

Sec. 18-241. Placarding.

Sec. 18-242. Prohibited occupancy.

Division 9. Emergency Measures

Sec. 18-243. Imminent danger.

Sec. 18-244. Temporary safeguards.

Sec. 18-245. Closing streets.

Sec. 18-246. Emergency repairs.

Sec. 18-247. Costs of emergency repairs.

Sec. 18-248. Hearing.

Division 10. Demolition

Sec. 18-249. General.

Sec. 18-250. Notices and orders.

Sec. 18-251. Failure to comply.

Sec. 18-252. Salvage materials.

Division 11. Means of Appeal

Sec. 18-253. Application for appeal.

Sec. 18-254. Membership of board.

Sec. 18-255. Notice of meeting.

Sec. 18-256. Open hearing.

Sec. 18-257. Postponed hearing.

Sec. 18-258. Board decision.

Sec. 18-259. Court review.

Sec. 18-260. Stays of enforcement.

Division 12. General [Provisions]

Sec. 18-261. Scope.

Sec. 18-262. Interchangability.

Sec. 18-263. Terms defined in other codes.

Sec. 18-264. Terms not defined.

Sec. 18-265. Parts.

Division 13. General Definitions

[Sec. 18-265.1. Definitions.]

Division 14. General Requirements

Sec. 18-266. Scope.

Sec. 18-267. Responsibity.

Sec. 18-268. Vacant structures and land.

Division 15. Exterior Property Areas

Sec. 18-269. Sanitation.

Sec. 18-270. Grading and drainage.

Sec. 18-271. Sidewalks and driveways.

Sec. 18-272. Weeds.

Sec. 18-273. Rodent harborage.

Sec. 18-274. Exhaust vents.

Sec. 18-275. Accessory structures.

Sec. 18-276. Motor vehicles.

Sec. 18-277. Defacement of property.

Division 16. Swimming Pools, Spas, and Hot Tubs

Sec. 18-278. Swimming pools.

Sec. 18-279. Enclosures.

Division 17. Exterior Structure

Sec. 18-280. General.

Sec. 18-281. Protective treatment.

Sec. 18-282. Premises identification.

Sec. 18-283. Structural members.

Sec. 18-284. Foundation walls.

Sec. 18-285. Exterior walls.

Sec. 18-286. Roofs and drainage.

Sec. 18-287. Decorative features.

Sec. 18-288. Overhang extensions.

Sec. 18-289. Stairways, decks, porches and balconies.

Sec. 18-290. Chimneys and towers.

Sec. 18-291. Handrails and guards.

Sec. 18-292. Window, skylight and door frames.

Sec. 18-293. Reserved.

Sec. 18-294. Doors.

Sec. 18-295. Basement hatchways.

Sec. 18-296. Guards for basement windows.

Sec. 18-297. Building security.

Division 18. Interior Structures

Sec. 18-298. General.

Sec. 18-299. Structural members.

Sec. 18-300. Interior surfaces.

Sec. 18-301. Stairs and walking surfaces.

Sec. 18-302. Handrails and guards.

Sec. 18-303. Interior doors.

Division 19. Handrails and Guardrails

Sec. 18-304. General.

Division 20. Rubbish and Garbage

Sec. 18-305. Accumulation of rubbish or garbage.

Sec. 18-306. Disposal of rubbish.

Sec. 18-307. Disposal of garbage.

Division 21. Extermination

Sec. 18-308. Infestation.

Sec. 18-309. Owner.

Sec. 18-310. Single occupant.

Sec. 18-311. Multiple occupancy.

Sec. 18-312. Occupant.

Division 22. Moisture Related Damage

Sec. 18-313. Moisture related damage to components of structural members.

Sec. 18-314. Mositure related damage to components of interior surfaces.

Division 23. In General

Sec. 18-315. Scope.

Sec. 18-316. Responsibility.

Sec. 18-317. Alternative devices.

Division 24. Light

Sec. 18-318. Habitable spaces.

Sec. 18-319. Common halls and stairways.

Sec. 18-320. Other spaces.

Division 25. Ventilation

Sec. 18-321. Habitable spaces.

Sec. 18-322. Bathrooms and toilet rooms.

Sec. 18-323. Cooking facilities.

Sec. 18-324. Process ventilation.

Sec. 18-325. Clothes dryer exhaust.

Division 26. Occupancy Limitations

Sec. 18-326. Privacy.

Sec. 18-327. Minimum room widths.

Sec. 18-328. Minimum ceiling heights.

Sec. 18-329. Bedroom requirements.

Sec. 18-330. Overcrowding.

Sec. 18-331. Efficiency unit.

Sec. 18-332. Food preparation.

Division 27. Plumbing Facilities and Fixture Requirements

Sec. 18-333. Scope.

Sec. 18-334. Responsibility.

Division 28. Required Facilities

Sec. 18-335. Dwelling units.

Sec. 18-336. Multiple rooming units.

Sec. 18-337. Hotels.

Sec. 18-338. Employees' facilities.

Division 29. Toilet Rooms

Sec. 18-339. Privacy.

Sec. 18-340. Location.

Sec. 18-341. Location of employee toilet facilities.

Sec. 18-342. Floor surface.

Division 30. Plumbing Systems and Fixtures

Sec. 18-343. General.

Sec. 18-344. Fixture clearances.

Sec. 18-345. Plumbing system hazards.

Division 31. Water System

Sec. 18-346. General.

Sec. 18-347. Contamination.

Sec. 18-348. Supply.

Sec. 18-349. Water heating facilities.

Division 32. Sanitary Drainage System

Sec. 18-350. General.

Sec. 18-351. Maintenance.

Division 33. Storm Drainage

Sec. 18-352. General.

Division 34. Mechanical and Electrical Requirements

Sec. 18-353. Scope.

Sec. 18-354. Responsibility.

Division 35. Heating Facilities

Sec. 18-355. Facilities required.

Sec. 18-356. Residential occupancies.

Sec. 18-357. Heat supply.

Sec. 18-358. Occupiable work spaces.

Sec. 18-359. Room temperature measurement.

Division 26. Mechanical Equipment

Sec. 18-360. Mechanical appliances.

Sec. 18-361. Removal of combustion production.

Sec. 18-362. Clearances.

Sec. 18-363. Safety controls.

Sec. 18-364. Combustion air.

Sec. 18-365. Energy conservation devices.

Division 37. Electrical Facilities

Sec. 18-366. Facilities required.

Sec. 18-367. Service.

Sec. 18-368. Electrical system hazards.

Division 38. Electrical Equipment

Sec. 18-369. Installation.

Sec. 18-370. Receptacles.

Sec. 18-371. Lighting fixtures.

Division 39. Elevation, Escalators and Dumbwaiters

Sec. 18-372. General.

Sec. 18-373. Elevators.

Division 40. Duct Systems

Sec. 18-374. General.

Division 41. Fire Safety Requirements

Sec. 18-375. Scope.

Sec. 18-376. Responibility.

Division 42. Means of Egress

Sec. 18-377. General.

Sec. 18-378. Aisles.

Sec. 18-379. Locked doors.

Sec. 18-380. Emergency escape openings.

Division 43. Fire-Resistance Ratings

Sec. 18-381. Fire-resistance rated assemblies.

Sec. 18-382. Opening protectives.

Division 44. Fire Protection and Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems

Sec. 18-383. General.

Sec. 18-384. Smoke alarms.

Sec. 18-385. Power source.

Sec. 18-386. Interconnection.

Sec. 18-387. Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.

Secs. 18-388– 18-399. Reserved.

Article IX. Gurnee Fuel Gas Code

Sec. 18-400. Adoption.

Sec. 18-401. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

Sec. 18-402. Penalties.

Secs. 18-403– 18-499. Reserved.

Article X. Gurnee Wildlane Urban Interface Code

Sec. 18-500. Adoption.

Sec. 18-501. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

Sec. 18-502. Penalties.

ARTICLE I.
IN GENERAL

Secs. 18-1– 18-30. Reserved.

ARTICLE II.
ADMINISTRATION*

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Cross references: Administration, ch. 2.

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DIVISION 1.
GENERALLY

Secs. 18-31– 18-45. Reserved.

DIVISION 2.
BUILDING COMMISSIONER*

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Cross references: Officers and employees, § 2-91 et seq.

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Sec. 18-46. Office created.

There is hereby created the office of building commissioner. The building commissioner shall be appointed by the village president by and with the consent of the board of trustees.

(Code 1977, § 3.09(a))

Sec. 18-47. Duties.

The building commissioner shall have such duties and be bound by such provisions as are set forth in the building code of the village.

(Code 1977, § 3.09(b))

Secs. 18-48– 18-70. Reserved.

ARTICLE III.
BUILDING CODE*

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Editor's note: Ord. No. 2012-30, § 1, adopted April 16, 2012, deleted article III in its entirety and enacted new provisions to read as herein set out. Former article III pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Ord. No. 2005-21, §§ I, II, adopted April 18, 2005; Ord. No. 2007-57, § I, adopted July 2, 2007; Ord. No. 2009-66, § I, adopted September 21, 2009; Ord. No. 2010-86, § I, adopted September 20, 2010).

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Sec. 18-71. Adoption.

The regulations, conditions, definitions, and stipulations concerning the construction, alteration, addition, repair, removal, demolition, use, location, occupancy, and maintenance of buildings and structures and their service equipment, as set forth in the 2012 International Building Code, with modifications and supplements set forth in section 18-72, are hereby adopted and made applicable, subject to exceptions made in this article, to all existing or proposed buildings and accessory structures, other than those identified in article VI of this chapter, within the corporate limits of the village. The following chapters, and each section and subsection of each such chapter, are not hereby adopted and shall not be applicable in the village:

Chapter 9. Fire Protection Systems

Chapter 11. Accessibility

Chapter 13. Energy Efficiency

Chapter 27. Electrical

Chapter 29. Plumbing Systems

Chapter 34. Existing Structures

Appendix A. Employee Qualifications

Appendix B. Board of Appeals

Appendix C. Agricultural Buildings

Appendix E. Supplementary Accessibility Requirements

Appendix H. Signs

Appendix I. Patio Covers

Appendix J. Grading

Appendix K. Administrative Provisions

Appendix L. Earthquake Recording Instrumentation

Appendix M. Tsunami-Generated Flood Hazard

(Ord. No. 2012-30, 1, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-72. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

The following sections and subsections of the 2012 International Building Code, are revised as follows:

SECTION 101 GENERAL

Section 101.1 Title. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"These regulations shall be known as the Building Code of the Village of Gurnee, and shall be cited as such and will be referred to as "this code."

Section 101.2 Scope. Delete the reference to "International Residential Code" in exception and amend it to read as follows:

"Residential Dwelling Code for One and Two Families of the Village of Gurnee."

Section 101.2.1 Appendices. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Provisions in appendices chapters D, F, G, are adopted in their entirety."

Section 101.4 Referenced Codes.

Section 101.4.1 Gas. Amend this subsection by replacing "" with "Gurnee Fuel Gas Code."

Section 101.4.2 Mechanical. Amend subsection by replacing "" with "Gurnee Mechanical Code."

Section 101.4.3 Plumbing. Amend subsection by replacing "" with "Gurnee Plumbing Code."

Section 101.4.4 Property maintenance. Amend subsection by replacing "" with "Gurnee Property Maintenance Code."

Section 101.4.5 Fire prevention. Amend subsection by replacing "" with "Gurnee Fire Code."

Section 101.4.6 Energy. Amend subsection by replacing "" with "Illinois Energy Code."

SECTION 105 PERMITS

Section 105.1.1 through section 105.1.2 Delete these subsections in their entirety without substitution.

Section 105.7 Placement of Permit. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new Subsection is added to read as follows:

"Permit Placard. The permit holder or his agent shall post the Permit Placard on the jobsite in an accessible and conspicuous place to allow the building official or his designee to make required entries. The card shall be maintained on the site until the final inspection(s) have been completed and approved. A Permit Placard is "site and project specific" and shall only be posted at the location where the work has been authorized and a permit has been issued."

SECTION 111 CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY

Section 111.4 Revocation. At the end of this subsection, a new subsection shall be added to read as follows:

"Section 111.5 Responsibility to secure Certificate of Occupancy. It shall be the responsibility of the building owner, or the owner's agent or company authorized by the owner to enter into leasing agreements, to secure a Certificate of Occupancy on behalf to the occupant(s) of their building."

SECTION 116 UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT

At the end of this chapter, the following chapter shall be added:

SECTION 117 SITE ADDRESS

"Approved numbers or addresses shall be provided for all new buildings and installed on the building in such a position as to be plainly visible and legible from the street or road fronting the property."

CHAPTER 3: USE AND OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATIONS

SECTION 305 EDUCATIONAL GROUP

Section 305.1 Educational Group E. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Educational Group E occupancy includes, among others, the use of a building or structure, or a portion thereof, by nine or more persons at any one time for educational purposes through the 12th grade.

Section 305.2 Group E, day care facilities. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

This group includes buildings and structures or portions thereof occupied by more than eight children older than 2 ½ years of age who receive educational, supervision, or personal care services for fewer than 24 hours per day.

Section 305.2.2 Five or fewer children. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Section 305.2.2 Eight or fewer children. A facility having eight or fewer children receiving such day care shall be classified as part of the primary occupancy.

Section 305.2.3 Five or fewer children in a dwelling unit. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Section 305.2.3 Eight or fewer children in a dwelling unit. A facility such as the above within a dwelling unit and having eight or fewer children receiving such day care shall be classified as a Group R-3 occupancy or shall comply with the Residential Dwelling Code for One and Two Families of the Village of Gurnee

SECTION 308 INSTITUTIONAL GROUP

Section 308.6 Group I-4, day care facilities. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

This group shall include buildings and structures occupied by more than eight persons of any age who receive custodial care for fewer than 24 hours per day by persons other than parents or guardians, relatives by blood, marriage or adoption, and in a place other than the home of the person cared for. This group shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Adult day care

Child day care

Section 308.6.1 Classification as Group E. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

A child day care facility that provides care for more than eight but no more than 100 children 2 ½ years or less of age, where the rooms in which children are cared for are located on a level of exit discharge serving such rooms and each of these child care rooms has an exit door directly to the exterior, shall be classified as Group E.

Section 308.6.3 Five or fewer persons receiving care. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Section 308.6.3 Eight or fewer persons receiving care. A facility having eight or fewer persons receiving custodial care shall be classified as part of the primary occupancy.

Section 308.6.4 Five or fewer persons receiving care in a dwelling unit. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Section 308.6.4 Eight or fewer persons receiving care in a dwelling unit. A facility such as the above within a dwelling unit and having eight or fewer persons receiving custodial care shall be classified as a Group R-3 occupancy or shall comply with the Residential Dwelling Code for One and Two Families of the Village of Gurnee

Section 310.5 Residential Group R-3. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Residential occupancies where the occupants are primarily permanent in nature and not classified as R-1, R-2, R-4, or I, including:

Buildings that do not contain more than two dwelling units

Boarding Houses (non-transient) with 16 or fewer occupants

Boarding Houses (transient) with 10 or fewer occupants

Care facilities that provide accommodations for eight or fewer persons receiving care

Congregate living facilities (non-transient) with 16 or fewer occupants

Congregate living facilities (transient) with ten or fewer occupants

Section 310.5.1 Care facilities within a dwelling. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Care facilities for eight or fewer persons receiving care that are within a single family dwelling are permitted to comply with the Residential Dwelling Code for One and Two Families of the Village of Gurnee provided an automatic sprinkler system is installed in accordance with Section 903.3.1.3 or with Section P2904 of the Residential Dwelling Code for One and Two Families of the Village of Gurnee.

CHAPTER 13: ENERGY EFFICIENCY

Section 1301.1.1 Criteria. All reference to the "" shall be replaced with "Illinois Energy Efficiency Code."

CHAPTER 28: MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

Section 2801 General. Amend this section by deleting reference to the "" and replacing this reference with "Gurnee Mechanical Code" and by deleting reference to the "" and replacing this reference with the "Gurnee Fuel Gas Code."

CHAPTER 30: ELEVATORS AND CONVEYING SYSTEMS

Section 3002.4 Elevator car to accommodate ambulance stretcher. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

In buildings requiring an elevator, at least one elevator shall be provided for the fire department emergency access to all floors. Such elevator car shall be a minimum of 80" wide by 51" deep with a minimum capacity of 2,500 pounds. Said car shall be equipped with a minimum 42" side slide door. Said elevator shall be labeled by the international symbol for emergency medical services (star of life). The symbol shall not be less than 3 inches high and shall be placed inside on both sides of the hoist-way door frame.

CHAPTER 35: REFERENCED STANDARDS

ASCE American Society of Civil Engineers. The following standard shall be included:

(ASCE 21-05), Part 1, 2006

Automated People Mover Standards

(ANSI/ASCE/T&DI 21.2-08) Parts 2, 3 and 4, 2008

Automated People Mover Standards

ASME American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The following standards shall be included as follows:

(ASME A 17.7-2007/CSA B44.7-07)

Performance Based Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators

(ASME A17.2-2004)

Guide for Inspection of Elevators, Escalators, and Moving Walks

(ASME A17.3-2005)*

Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators

(ASME QEI-1-2007)

Standard for the Qualification of Elevator Inspectors

* With respect to ASME A17.3-2005, only upgrades required by application of the Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators must be completed no later than January 1, 2015 (Public Act 096-0054, Section 35(h))

(Ord. No. 2012-30, 1, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-73. Penalties.

(a) In each section of the International Building Code - 2012 Edition in which a fine or violation thereof is specified, the same is hereby superseded by the penalty provisions hereinafter set forth, which penalty provisions are hereby substituted so as to cover any and all violations of this article or of any provisions of said International Building Code - 2012 Edition adopted there under.

(b) Any person who shall violate any provision hereof or any provisions of the International Building Code - 2012 Edition hereby adopted or shall fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made there under, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved there under, or any certificate or permit issued there under, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as may be affirmed or modified on appeal or by court of competent jurisdiction, within the time duly fixed for compliance, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00; and when not otherwise specified, each day during which any prohibited condition continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

(Ord. No. 2012-30, II, 4-16-2012)

Secs. 18-74– 18-100. Reserved.

ARTICLE IV.
ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLING CODE*

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Editor's note: Ord. No. 2012-55, § 1, adopted June 18, 2012, deleted article IV in its entirety and enacted new provisions to read as herein set out. Former article IV pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Ord. No. 2005-22, §§ I, II, adopted April 18, 2005; Ord. No. 2009-56, § I, adopted August 3, 2009.

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Sec. 18-101. Adoption.

The regulations, conditions, definitions, and stipulations concerning the construction, alteration, addition, repair, removal, demolition, use, location, occupancy, and maintenance of buildings and structures and their service equipment, as set forth in the 2012 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family dwellings, with modifications and supplements set forth in section 18-102, are hereby adopted and made applicable, subject to exceptions made in this article, to all existing or proposed one and two family buildings and accessory structures within the corporate limits of the village. The following chapters, and each section and subsection of each such chapter, are not hereby adopted and shall not be applicable in the village:

Chapter 25 Plumbing Administration

Chapter 26. General Plumbing Requirements

Chapter 27. Plumbing Fixtures

Chapter 28. Water Heaters

Chapter 29. Water Supply and Distribution

Chapter 30. Sanitary Drainage

Chapter 31. Vents

Chapter 32. Traps

Chapter 33. Storm Drainage

Chapter 34. Electrical General Requirements

Chapter 35. Electrical Definitions

Chapter 36. Services

Chapter 37. Branch Circuit and Feeder Requirements

Chapter 38. Wiring Methods

Chapter 39. Power and Lighting distribution

Chapter 40. Devices and Luminaries

Chapter 41. Appliance Installation

Chapter 42. Swimming Pools

Chapter 43. Class 2 Remote-Control, Signaling and Power-Limited Circuits

Appendix E. Manufactured Housing Used As Dwelling Appendix I Private Sewage Disposal

Appendix L. Permit Fees

Appendix M. Home Day Care - R-3 Occupancy

Appendix N. Venting Methods

Appendix O. Automatic Vehicular Gates

Appendix P. Sizing of Water Piping Systems

Appendix Q. ICC Electric Provisions/NEC Cross Reference

(Ord. No. 2012-55, § 1, 6-18-2012)

Sec. 18-102. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

The following sections of the 2012 International Residential Dwelling Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings, are revised as follows:

CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATION

SECTION R101 TITLE, SCOPE and PURPOSE

Section R101.1 Title. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"These provisions shall be known as the Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings of the Village of Gurnee, and shall be cited as such and will be referred to as "this code." Section R102.5 Appendices. Amend this subsection to read as follows:

"Appendixes Chapter A, B, C, D, F, G, H, J, and K are adopted as a part of this Code."

SECTION R105 PERMITS

Section R105.7 Placement of permit. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Permit Placard. The permit holder or his agent shall post the permit placard on the jobsite in an assessable and conspicuous place to allow the building official or his designee to make required entries. The card shall be maintained on the site until the final inspection(s) have been completed and approved. A permit placard is "site and project specific" and shall only be posted at the location where the work has been authorized and a permit has been issued."

SECTION R106 CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS

Subsection R106.1 Submittal documents is revised to add a period after the word "professional" in the second sentence and delete the remainder of the sentence to read as follows:

"R106.1 Submittal Documents. Construction documents, special inspection and structural observation programs, and other data shall be submitted in one or more sets with each application for a permit. The construction documents shall be prepared by a registered design professional."

Section R106.3.1 Approval of construction documents. Amend the last sentence to read:

"The other set, including plan review comments, shall be returned to the applicant, shall be available at the site of work and shall be open to inspection by the building official or his or her authorized representative."

SECTION R108 FEES

Section R108.3 Building permit valuations. At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence:

"Valuation shall be determined by the building safety department based upon the type of construction and the use group occupancy cost per square foot table published on the ICC web site, or other comparable publications. The valuation table shall be updated from the ICC web site on the 1st of March each year."

SECTION R109 INSPECTIONS

Section R109.1.1. At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"R109.1.1.1 Damp proof & tile: This inspection is made upon completion of all foundation and installation of any foundation drains, damp proofing, window wells, and drains installed and before backfill to excavated area around foundation occurs."

Section R109.1.4 Frame and masonry inspection. At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"R109.1.4.1 Insulation: This inspection is made when insulation is in place and the dwelling is weather tight but before wall and ceiling finishes are applied."

Section R109.4 Approval required. At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"R109.5 Prefabricated Construction is prohibited.

Exception: Building panels that are open for inspection after erected are permitted. These panels must be in compliance with this code and all other codes that are adopted by the Village of Gurnee. Where questions arise if the panels are open for inspection, the ruling of the building official shall prevail."

CHAPTER 2 DEFINITIONS

SECTION R202 DEFINITIONS

Section R202 Definitions. For this section, the following definition shall be added:

"Usable space. Space in a building for living, sleeping, eating, cooking, bathrooms, toilet rooms, closets, halls, storage or utility space, and similar areas."

CHAPTER 3 BUILDING PLANNING

Table R301.2.(1) CLIMATIC AND GEOGRAPHIC DESIGN CRITERIA

Enter values in the respective columns as follows:

Ground Snow load = 30

Wind speed (mph) = 90

Wind Design Topographic Effects = No

Seismic design Category = A

Weathering= Severe

Frost line depth = 42"

Termite = moderate to heavy

Winter Design Temp = -10 degrees F

Ice Barrier Underlayment Required = Yes

Flood Hazard Adoption = 6/24/74 (Ord. 74-19)

Flood Insurance Study Date = 9/7/2000
FIRMS:
Panel Date
17097C0063 F 9/3/97
17097C0064 G 9/7/00
17097C0068 G 9/7/00
17097C0069 G 9/7/00
17097C0132 G 9/7/00
17097C0154 G 9/7/00
17097C0155 G 9/7/00
17097C0156 G 9/7/00
17097C0157 G 9/7/00

Air Freezing Index = 2000

Mean Annual Temp = 47.6 degrees F

Table R301.5 MINIMUM UNIFORMLY DISTRIBUTED LIVE LOADS

Amend value for sleeping rooms from 30 # to 40 #.

R302.6 Dwelling/Garage Fire Separation. Delete section in its entirety and replace with the following:

"The garage shall be separated from the dwelling unit by not less than 5/8-inch, Type X gypsum board or equivalent applied to the garage side of al garage walls and ceiling. Openings in garage walls and ceiling shall comply with section 302.5.

Delete Table R302.6 in its entirety.

SECTION R307 TOILET, BATH AND SHOWER SPACES

Section R307.1 Space required. Amend this subsection to read as follows:

"Fixtures shall be spaced as per the Village of Gurnee Plumbing Code."

Add the following subsections after 307.2:

R307.2.1 Wall Covering. Walls in shower and tub areas shall be sheeted with an approved material before the tub or shower (with or without an enclosure) is set.

R307.3 Freezing. No water piping or fixture traps shall be permitted in a wall against an unheated area. Walls or chases with plumbing in them adjacent to walls against unheated areas shall be separated from the unheated areas with an insulated wall sheeted on the inside with an approved sheathing.

SECTION R310 EMERGENCY ESCAPE AND RESCUE OPENINGS

Section R310.1. Delete the exception from the requirement in its entirety.

CHAPTER 6 WALL CONSTRUCTION

R602.3.1 Stud height size and spacing. Add the following as exception 3:

"In walls where plumbing waste and vent piping larger than trade size one and one-half inch (1-1/2 inch) will occur, the wall shall be framed with not less than 2 x 6 framing members. Boring for pipes shall occur as allowed in the boring section of this code. Scabbing or furring of this wall area shall not be allowed."

Table R 602.3(5) Size, Height and Spacing of Wood Studs. Reference to and use of 2x3's and footnote "b" of table R 602.3(5) are hereby deleted.

CHAPTER 10 CHIMNEYS AND FIREPLACES

SECTION R 1004 FACTORY-BUILT FIREPLACES

Subsection R 1004.4 Unvented gas lot heaters. Delete subsection in its entirety and replace with "Unvented Gas Log Heaters are prohibited."

CHAPTER 16 DUCT SYSTEMS

SECTION M 1601 DUCT CONSTRUCTION

Subsection M1601.1.1 Above-ground duct systems. Amend this subsection as follows:

Delete sections 3, 5, & 7 and re-number.

CHAPTER 21 HYDRONIC PIPING

SECTION M2104 LOW TEMPERATURE PIPING

Subsection M2104.1 Piping materials. Delete the following subsection without substitution.

CHAPTER 24 FUEL GAS

SECTION G2445 (621) UNVENTED ROOM HEATERS

Delete this section and substitute with "Unvented Room Heaters are prohibited."

SECTION G2448 (624) WATER HEATERS

All references to "this code" shall be replaced with: "the Gurnee Plumbing Code."

PART VII - PLUMBING

Chapters 25 through 33 are hereby deleted and any reference to these Chapters shall be directed to the Village of Gurnee Plumbing Code. All references to Section 2904 shall be directed to NFPA 13D.

PART VIII - ELECTRICAL

Chapters 34 through 43 are hereby deleted and any reference to these Chapters shall be directed to the Village of Gurnee Electrical Code.

APPENDIX G SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS, AND HOT TUBS

SECTION AG105 BARRIER REQUIREMENTS

SECTION AG105.2 Outdoor swimming pool.

Replace Section 1 as follows:

1. The top of the barrier shall be at least 48 inches (1219 mm) above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. The maximum vertical clearance between grade and the bottom of the barrier shall be 4 inches (51 mm) measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. Where the top of the pool structure is above grade, such as an above-ground pool, the barrier may be at ground level, such as the pool structure.

Replace Section 4 as follows:

4. Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is less than 45 inches (1143 mm), the horizontal members shall be located on the swimming pool side of the fence. Spacing between vertical members shall not exceed 1 Ύ inches (44 mm) in width.

Exception: The top of the barrier is 60 inches (5 feet) or greater above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool.

Replace Section 5 as follows:

5. Where the barrier is composed of horizontal and vertical members and the distance between the tops of the horizontal members is 45 inches (1143 mm) or more, or the top of the barrier is at least 60 inches (5 feet) above grade measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool, spacing between vertical members shall not exceed 4 inches (102 mm).

Replace Section 7 as follows:

7. Where the barrier is composed of diagonal members, such as a lattice fence, the maximum opening formed by the diagonal members shall not be more than 2 Ό inch (57 mm) square.

Replace Section 8 as follows:

8. Access gates shall comply with the requirements of Section AG105.2, Items 1 through 8, and shall be equipped to accommodate a locking device. Pedestrian access gates shall open outward away from the pool and shall be self-closing and have a self-latching device. Gates other than pedestrian access gates shall be lockable. Where the release mechanism of the self-latching device is located less than 54 inches (1372 mm) above the bottom of the gate, the release mechanism and openings shall comply with the following:

8.1. The release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate at least 3 inches (76 mm) below the top of the gate; and

8.2. The gate and barrier shall have no opening larger than ½ inch (12.7 mm) within 18 inches (457 mm) of the release mechanism.

APPENDIX J EXISTING BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES

Section AJ 102.4 Replacement windows. Delete references to chapter 11 and replace with Illinois Energy Code.

Section AJ 501.1 Newly constructed elements. Delete exception 2 under this heading.

Section AJ 501.5 Electrical equipment and wiring. Delete this section and all subsections.

(Ord. No. 2012-55, § 1, 6-18-2012)

Sec. 18-103. Penalties.

(a) In each section of the International Residential Code for One & Two-Family Dwellings - 2012 Edition in which a fine or violation thereof is specified, the same is hereby superseded by the penalty provisions hereinafter set forth, which penalty provisions are hereby substituted so as to cover any and all violations of this article or of any provisions of said International Residential Code for One & Two Family Dwellings - 2012 Edition adopted there under.

(b) Any person who shall violate any provision hereof or any provisions of the International Residential Code for One & Two Family Dwellings - 2012 Edition hereby adopted or shall fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made there under, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved there under, or any certificate or permit issued there under, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as may be affirmed or modified on appeal or by court of competent jurisdiction, within the time duly fixed for compliance, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00 and when not otherwise specified, each day during which any prohibited condition continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

(Ord. No. 2012-55, § 4, 6-18-2012)

Secs. 18-104– 18-130. Reserved.

ARTICLE V.
ELECTRICAL CODE*

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Editor's note: Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, adopted Oct. 13, 2003, repealed ch. 18, art. V, §§ 18-131– 18-136, in its entirety and enacted new provisions to read as herein set out. Prior to amendment, art. V, pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Ord. No. 92-117, art. I– VI, adopted Sept. 14, 1992; Ord. No. 2002-23, § 1(25-1)– (25-6), adopted March 18, 2002; and Ord. No. 2002-31, § 1(b)– (g), adopted April 15, 2002.

Cross references: Utilities, ch. 82

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Sec. 18-131. Short title.

This chapter shall be known and cited as the "Gurnee Electrical Code".

(Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, 10-20-2003)

Sec. 18-132. Electrical code created.

There is created and established, in and for the Village of Gurnee, the Gurnee Electrical Code.

(Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, 10-20-2003)

Sec. 18-133. Adoption of the 2002 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70-2001).

The 2002 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70-2001), as published by the National Fire Protection Association and approved by the American National Standards Institute, be and is hereby adopted as the Gurnee Electrical Code, governing the construction, alteration, addition repair, removal, replacement, maintenance, location and use of electrical wiring, equipment, and systems in the village; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions, definitions, stipulations, and referenced standards of said National Electrical Code, are hereby referred to, adopted, and made part hereof as if fully set out in this chapter, with the adoptions, insertions, deletions, and modifications, if any, as are hereafter set forth in this chapter.

(Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, 10-20-2003)

Sec. 18-134. Amendment to 2002 National Electrical Code (NFPA 70-2001).

The following Articles/Sections of the 2002 National Electrical Code are amended as follows:

Article 100– Definitions

Article 100: For this section, the following definitions shall be added:

Add: "Chief electrical inspector": The position designated by community development director, which shall be known as the Electrical Inspector of Gurnee.

Add: "Electrical inspector": The position designated by the village administrator or designee or community development director, which shall be known as the building inspector. The building inspector shall be trained by the chief electrical inspector and or registered update classes.

Add: "GFCI– ground fault circuit interrupter": At the end of this definition, add the following sentence: That all applications of this code and ordinance must be used to upgrade all structures if alterations are made on the electrical system, per building department.

Add: "Illinois Licensed Electrical Contractor": The term means a contractor granted permission and who has tested in the State of Illinois and complies with the Municipal Act of Illinois.

Add: "Registered electrical contractor": The term means an electrical contractor who has registered with the Village of Gurnee and has updated insurance and has complied with all qualifications of the village.

Add: "Screen room": All structures that only use screens to separate the interior from the outside environment. It will be considered a wet location and follow the applicable codes and this ordinance.

Add: "Sleeping room": Any room over 70 square feet that can have a door installed on its entry and has a closet in said room.

Add: "Three season room": Any structure attached or detached to a residential dwelling that has windows or barriers installed, with no heat, and the use is for something other than storage, must follow Section 210.52 - Dwelling Units Receptacle Outlets; and Section 210.70 - Lighting Outlets Required; and other applicable codes of this ordinance.

Article 110– Requirements for Electrical Installations

Section 110.5: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Conductors. All conductors normally used to carry current shall be of copper. Where the National Electric Code provides other material for conductors, written permission must be obtained from the building department and placed in the permit records."

Section 110.12: Mechanical Execution of Work.

Section 110.12(c): At the end of this subsection, the following subsections are added to read as follows:

(d) All conductors must be installed after the wall finish has been installed, unless written permission is obtained from the building department with instructions.

(e) All abandoned conduit, wire, or other electrical equipment and material must be removed. This includes low-voltage wiring, data processing cable, etc.

(f) Free standing electrical distribution centers and motor control centers designed for floor installation must be mounted on a four inch (4") thick concrete house-keeping pad.

(g) All transformers where subject to physical damage, or where washing of floor with water is frequent (as decided by the Authority having jurisdiction), must be installed on a four inch (4") thick concrete house-keeping pad, when installed on a floor.

Section 110.26(c): Access and Entrance to Working Space. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"At least one entrance of sufficient area being no smaller than thirty-two inches (32") of clear opening and six and one-half feet (6 1/2') high shall be provided to give access for working space around equipment, and large enough to remove the largest piece of equipment. When it is a hinged door, it shall open in the direction of egress and be equipped with panic bars, pressure plates, or other devices that are normally latched but open under simple pressure.

For equipment rated 1200 amp or larger; over six feet (6') wide; and contains over current devices, switching, or control devices, there shall be an entrance at each end of the working space."

Section 110.27(c): Warning Signs.

At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added: "All rooms that house electric panel boards, control centers, and transformer will be labeled as "ELECTRIC" to the satisfaction of the Authority Having Jurisdiction."

Section 110.33(a): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Entrance. In place of not less than a minimum of twenty-four inches (24") of clear opening and six and one-half feet (6- 1/2') high, insert no smaller than thirty-two inches (32") of clear opening and six and one-half feet (6- 1/2') high shall be provided to give access to working space around electric equipment, and large enough to remove the largest piece of equipment. When it is a hinged door, it shall open in the direction of egress and be equipped with panic bars, pressure plates, or other devices that are normally latched but open under simple pressure."

Article 210– Branch Circuits

Section 210.3 Rating At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"The minimum electric wire size for commercial and industrial building is a 12 awg wire for branch circuits."

Section 210.8: Ground-Fault Circuit-Interrupter Protection for Personnel.

Section 210.8(a)(8): At the end of this subsection the following subsection shall be added:

(9) Dwelling units. All 125-volt single-phase 15 and 20 amp receptacles installed within six-foot (6') horizontal measurement of a water bearing fixture (i.e. tubs, sinks, etc), shall be ground-fault interrupter protection for personnel. The GFCI protection must be from a receptacle in said room, or service panel. Protection from room to room for receptacles is not allowed."

Section 210.8(b): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Other than dwelling units. All 125-volt single phase 15 and 20 amp receptacles within six foot (6') horizontal measurement of all water bearing fixtures, or when installed in the locations specified below shall have ground-fault protection for personnel. The GFCI protection must be from a receptacle in said room, or service panel. Protection from room to room for receptacles is not allowed.

Section 210.8(b): At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

(4) Mechanical, Boiler, Electrical Room. All 125-volt single-phase 15 and 20 amp receptacles used as conveniences in these rooms shall be ground-fault protected for personnel."

Section 210.21: Outlet devices.

Section 210.21(a): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Lampholders. No lampholders shall be connected to a circuit that has an amperes rating of over 20 amps.

Section 210.21(b)(3): Receptacles At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"All receptacles shall be rated at the same size as the branch circuit rating."

Section 210.25: Common Area Branch Circuits.

Section 210.25: At the end of this section, the following sentence shall be added:

"This requirement is also required for office building, warehouse building, retail building, etc., where multi-tenant building occurs."

Section 210.52: Dwelling Unit Receptacles Outlets.

Section 210.52(e): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added: "Exterior outlets must be installed with an offset in the structure, back-to-back installations are not allowed."

Section 210.52(f): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Laundry Areas. When the laundry area is over 30 square feet, a separate 20 amp circuit must be provided for the washer/dryer unit, as mandated in Section 210-11(c)(2). In addition to this, one 110 volt 15 amp receptacle must also be provided."

Section 210.52(g): Basements and Garages.

Section 210.52(g): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"At least one 20 amp convenience receptacle must be installed on a separate circuit."

Section 210.70:Lighting Outlets Required.

At the end of this section, the following shall be added: "In all occupancies: stairs, halls, corridors, garages, and rooms of any shape, size, or location, with more than one entry and exit must have the lighting for that area switched at all exits and entries and the path of travel. When entering one room and leaving another, you must be able to turn on the light when entering and off when leaving at that point. The switch shall be located at the latch side of the door, and cannot be located at any point further than three feet (3') in path of travel or behind objects. All entrance or exit doors that provide access to grade level must be provided with exterior illumination by a light located on the building."

Exception: Business with adequate night lighting.

Section 210.70(a)(3): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Storage or Equipment Spaces. At least one wall switch controlled lighting outlet shall be installed in attics; under floor spaces; utility rooms; basements; or spaces containing heating, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment, sign equipment, and spaces containing any equipment of any kind. In residential basements, the entire basement must have adequate lighting of not less than fifteen-foot (15') candles of illumination thirty-inches (30") above finished floor."

Article 215– Feeders

Section 215.2 Minimum Rating and Size.

Section 215.2(A)(4): At the end of this subsection the following subsection shall be added:

"(5) When an office complex of Group B, as defined by BOCA National Building Code or newest adopted code, is not over 200 square feet, fed from a common tenant panel in an accessible area and under one management metered plan, then all circuits in the office space must be able to be disconnected by one switch (i.e. lighting and power), except house-controlled exit lighting and the switch must be located by the front door of the tenant space."

Article 220– Branch-Circuit, Feeder, and Service Calculations

220.3(b)(1): Specific Appliances or Loads.

Section 220.3(b)(1): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"Individual circuits are required for each of the following: microwaves, trash compactors, dishwashers, freezers, refrigerators, furnaces, vacuum system, window air conditioners, circulation pumps, and garbage disposals."

220.3(b)(11): Other Outlets.

Section 220.3(b)(11): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"Receptacle spacing for other than residential uses shall be set a maximum of twelve feet (12') on center along all walls, as specified in Section 210-52, in all conference rooms, office areas, lunch rooms, and waiting rooms, regardless of furniture layout. The volt-ampere (VA) calculation shall be calculated as specified in Article 220-3(b)(9) of this Section (but only 20 amp circuits are allowed). When a floor to ceiling glass (wall/window) is installed, receptacle spacing is not required."

Section 220.3(b)(11): After this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"(12) Openings Per Circuits. The maximum of electrical openings per circuits shall be nine (9) for 15 ampere branch circuits and eleven (11) for 20 ampere branch circuits."

Section 220.22: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Feeder or Service Neutral Load. The feeder or service neutral load shall be the same size as the phase conductor. If nonlinear loads induce a large unbalanced load on the neutrals amperity rating, it must be increased to ample size per Table 310."

Article 225– Outside Branch Circuits and Feeders

Section 225.1 Scope

Section 225.1: At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added: "Except in existing installations, branch circuits and feeders may not utilize open conductors or open multi-conductor cables unless written permission is obtained from the Authority Having Jurisdiction."

Section 225.10: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Wiring on buildings. The installation of outside wiring on surfaces of buildings, signs, or poles, shall be permitted for circuits of not over 600 volts, nominal, and must only be installed in rigid galvanized metal conduit, galvanized intermediate metal conduit, or rigid aluminum conduit. When rigid aluminum conduit is used, it shall be installed in a manner as not to be exposed to mechanical damage. Rigid non-metallic conduit may only be used for grounding electrical conductor (GEC)."

Section 225.32: Location

Section 225.32: At the end of this section, the following sentence shall be added:

"A disconnecting means shall be located inside of the occupant's space and disconnect all power inside of said space."

Section 225-35: Access to occupants

Section 225.35: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"In a multiple-occupancy building, each occupant shall have a main disconnecting means installed within the tenant space.

Exception: In single family dwelling units, it is permissible to have two (2) disconnecting means for 400 amp and large single phase services.

Exception: In use Group F-1, F-2, S-1, S-2, and U (i.e. factory, industrial, storage, utility, and miscellaneous as per 1996 BOCA National Building Code Section 302) or newest adopted code. The main disconnect means may be located on the outside of the occupant's space.

Exception: When an office complex of Group B, as defined by 1996 BOCA National Building Code or newest adopted code, not over 200 square feet, fed from a common tenant panel in an accessible area, and under one management metered plan, all circuits in the office space must be able to be disconnected by one switch (i.e. lighting and power), except house controlled exit lighting and the switch must be located by the front door of the tenant space."

Article 230– Services

Section 230.1: Scope

Section 230.1: At the end of this subsection, the following shall be added:

"Each occupancy must be metered individually by the applicable power company, regardless, unless an exception of this ordinance applies. Each occupant of a multi-occupancy building must have at least one CE metering system installed for each tenant, under no circumstance or situation may tenants share Commonwealth Edison metering systems unless exceptions of the ordinance are met."

Section 230– Section B Overhead-Service Drops Conductors

Section 230.23: Size and Rating.

Section 230.23(a): At this end of this subsection, the following shall be added: "All residential service revisions shall be a minimum 100 amp with twenty (20) circuit openings and have a main circuit breaker. The service entrance conductors must be a minimum of three (3) #3 copper wire and be installed in a minimum of not less than one and one-quarter inch (1-1/4") conduit. The panel must have 10% of spare space at final inspection.

All new single family dwelling units shall have a minimum of 200 amp service with at least forty (40) circuit openings and have a main circuit breaker. The service entrance conductors must be a minimum of three (3) 3/0 copper wires and be installed in a minimum of not less than a two inch (2") conduit. The panel must have 10% of spare space at final inspection.

Exception: Townhomes and apartments under 1400 square feet are allowed to have a 100 amp, twenty (20) circuit panel with main breaker.

For all industrial, commercial, and retail service entrances, must be a minimum of 100 amp with twenty-four (24) circuits with a main circuit breaker and be bolt-on type. Conductor must be a minimum of #3 copper for 100 amp; 1/0 copper for 150 amp; 3/0 copper for 200 amp; and 500 mcm copper for 400 amp. Panels are required to be bolt-on type and have 15% spare space on final inspection."

Section 230.23(c): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Grounded Conductors. The grounded conductors shall be the same size as the phase (ungrounded) conductors and be of copper."

Section 230.28: Service Masts as Supports.

Section 230.28: At the end of this section, the following shall be added:

"The raceway must be increased from one and one-quarter inch (1- 1/4") to two inch (2"); and two inch (2") to two and one-half inch (2- 1/2) conduit for mast attached. No mast attachment over 200 amp services."

Section 230– Section C Underground Service-Lateral Conductors

Section 230.31: Size and Rating

Section 230.31(a): At this end of this subsection, the following shall be added:

"All residential service revisions shall be a minimum 100 amp with twenty (20) circuit openings and have a main circuit breaker. The service entrance conductors must be a minimum of three (3) #3 copper wire and be installed in a minimum of not less than one and one-quarter inch (1-1/4") conduit. The panel must have 10% of spare space at final inspection.

All new single family dwelling units shall have a minimum of 200 amp service with at least forty (40) circuit openings and have a main circuit breaker. The service entrance conductors must be a minimum of three (3) 3/0 copper wires and be installed in a minimum of not less than a two inch (2") conduit. The panel must have 10% of spare space at final inspection.

Exception: Townhomes and apartments under 1400 square feet are allowed to have a 100 amp, twenty (20) circuit panel with main breaker.

For all industrial, commercial, and retail service entrances, must be a minimum of 100 amp with twenty-four (24) circuits with a main circuit breaker and be bolt-on type. Conductor must be a minimum of #3 copper for 100 amp; 1/0 copper for 150 amp; 3/0 copper for 200 amp; and 500 mcm copper for 400 amp. All panels are required to be bolt-on type and have 15% spare space at final inspection."

Section 230.31(c): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Grounded Conductors. The grounded conductors shall be the same size as the phase (ungrounded) conductors and be of copper."

Section 230.41: Insulation of Service-Entrance Conductors.

Section 230.41: The Exception shall be deleted in its entirety.

230.42: Minimum Size and Rating.

Section 230.42(a): At this end of this subsection, the following shall be added:

"All residential service revisions shall be a minimum 100 amp with twenty (20) circuit openings and have a main circuit breaker. The service entrance conductors must be a minimum of three (3) #3 copper wire and be installed in a minimum of not less than one and one-quarter inch (1-1/4") conduit. The panel must have 10% of spare space at final inspection.

All new single family dwelling units shall have a minimum of 200 amp service with at least forty (40) circuit openings and have a main circuit breaker. The service entrance conductors must be a minimum of three (3) 3/0 copper wires and be installed in a minimum of not less than a two inch (2") conduit. The panel must have 10% of spare space at final inspection.

Exception: Townhomes and apartments under 1400 square feet are allowed to have a 100 amp, twenty (20) circuit panel with main breaker.

For all industrial, commercial, and retail service entrances, must be a minimum of 100 amp with twenty-four (24) circuits with a main circuit breaker and be bolt-on type. Conductor must be a minimum of #3 copper for 100 amp; 1/0 copper for 150 amp; 3/0 copper for 200 amp; and 500 mcm copper for 400 amp. All panels are required to be bolt-on type and have 15% spare space at final inspection."

Section 230.42(c): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Grounded Conductors. The grounded conductors shall be the same size as the phase (ungrounded) conductors and be of copper."

Section 230.43: Wiring Methods for 600 Volts, Nominal, or Less.

Section 230.43: The following subsections shall be deleted: (1); (2); (5); (6); (7); (8); (9); (12); (13); (14); (15); and (16) from the list of approved wiring methods of service entrance conductors.

Section 230.43(11): At the end of this subsection, the following shall be added: "PVC may be used underground and must be encased in no less than four inches (4") of concrete and emerge up with rigid conduit to the termination point."

Section 230– Section F Service Equipment - Disconnecting Means

Section 230.70(a): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added: "If the distance of the service must enter the building more than eight feet (8') of conductor length, then an over current service disconnecting means must be provided at point of entrance besides the main service disconnect."

Section 230.72(c): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Access to Occupants. In all multiple occupancy buildings, each occupant shall have a main disconnect means located in the occupant's space.

Exception: In use Group F-1, F-2, S-1, S-2, and U (i.e. factory, industrial, storage, utility, and miscellaneous as per 1996 BOCA National Building Code Section 302) or newest adopted code. The main disconnect means may be located on the outside of the occupant's space.

Exception: When an office complex of Group B, as defined by 1996 BOCA National Building Code or newest adopted code, not over 200 square feet, fed from a common tenant panel in an accessible area, and under one management metered plan, all circuits in the office space must be able to be disconnected by one switch (i.e. lighting and power), except house controlled exit lighting and the switch must be located by the front door of the tenant space."

VIII. Services Exceeding 600 Volts, Nominal

Add the following statement after this Section title: "All installations of wire way systems must be listed for electrical applications, approved, and must follow Commonwealth Edison's specifications and requirements. When conflicts occur between Commonwealth Edison's specifications and requirements and this code, the stricter standard shall apply."

Article 240– Overcurrent Protection

Section G– Circuit Breakers

Section 240.80: Method of Operation.

Section 240.80: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added: "All panel boards, except those used in residential occupancies, must have bolt-on type breakers and must have 15% spare spaces on final inspection."

Article 250– Grounding

Section C Grounding Electrode System and Grounding Electrode Conductor

Section 250.50: At the end of this subsection, the following paragraph shall be added: "Grounding electrode conductors must be installed in a raceway system."

Section 250.52(A)(7): At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"(8) Where plastic underground water piping or where a building receives water by a non-conductive type well, supplemental grounding electrodes must be installed outside of the building and used as the main grounding electrode. The two (2) grounding electrodes must be installed at twice the length of the ground electrode, or a minimum of sixteen feet (16') apart."

Section 250.66: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Size of Alternating– Current Grounding Electrode Conductor. The size of the grounding electrode conductor of a grounded or ungrounded alternating current system shall not be less than given in Table 250-66, but never less than No. 4 AWG and made of copper only. The grounding electrode conductor must be installed from a direct connection on the neutral buss bar in panel board, to the street side of the incoming water service ahead of any valves or connections, and be installed in a raceway system."

Table 250.66: Grounding Electrode Conductor for Alternating-Current System

Table 250.66: Under the Headings "Size of Largest Service-Entrance Conductor or Equivalent Area for Parallel Conductors" and "Size of Grounding Electrode Conductor," delete the columns for "Aluminum or Copper-Clad Aluminum shall be deleted."

Article 300– Wiring Methods

Section 300.4(a)(2): Change this subsection to read as follows:

"Notches in Wood. No notching of any kind will be allowed for any type of wiring methods. All holes drilled must be no closer than 5/8 of one inch (5/8") from the front face of the stud."

Section 300.5: Underground Installations

Section 300.5(c): At the end of this subsection, the following Sentence shall be added: "Underground cable installed under sidewalks, roadways, driveways, aprons, parking lots, alley ways, and similar areas, shall be installed through a raceway sleeve that extends beyond the end of said areas."

Article 310– Conductors for General Wiring

Section 310.2(b): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Conductor Material. Conductors in this Article shall be of only copper.

Exception: Other material can be installed where governed by the Illinois Commerce Commission."

Article 314– Outlet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes

Section 314.3: Nonmettalic Boxes

Section 314.3: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Nonmetallic Boxes and Conduit Bodies will only be allowed when listed for the application of its use. It is limited to installation on the outside of residential building (i.e. decks, landscaping lights, pools, spas, and receptacles remote from the structures); when installed for the purpose of floor boxes when installed in slab on grade installations; or when installed outside in ground, but only when deemed in a protected area by the Authority Having Jurisdiction."

Section 314.4: Metal Boxes

Section 314.4: At the end of this subsection, the following paragraph shall be added:

"All conduit boxes for switches and receptacles and other devices must be a minimum of four inches (4") square and not less than one and one-half inches (1-1/2") deep (1900 box).

Exception No. 1: For remodeling situation where the wall finish is not removed.

Exception No. 2: Where structural damage will occur because of the installation of the four inch (4") square box.

Exception No. 3: When installed in masonry, a box over fourteen cubic inches (14") may be used."

Section 314.27 Outlet Boxes

Section 314.27(D): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"(D) Boxes at Ceiling-Suspended (Paddle) Fan Outlets. All outlet boxes mounted on the ceiling more than two feet (2') from walls must be listed and installed for fan support.

Exception: In bath, laundry, utility, garages, unfinished basement, and in lay-in ceiling areas or smoke detectors."

Article 320– Armored Cable: Type AC

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 322– Flat Cable Assemblies: Type FL

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 324– Flat Conductor Cable: Type FCC

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 326– Integrated Gas Spacer Cable: Type IGS

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 328– Medium Voltage Cable: Type MV

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety..

Article 330– Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 332– Mineral-Insulated, Metal-Sheathed Cable: Type MI

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 334– Nonmetallic-Sheathed Cable: Types NM, NMC, and NMS

Section 334.10: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Uses Permitted. Type NM, Type NMC, and Type NMS cables shall be permitted only for the use of temporary construction sites as prescribed in Article 527."

Article 336– Power and Control Tray Cable: Type TC

Section 336.10: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Uses Permitted. Type TC cable will only be allowed for power, lighting, and single circuits where installed in a cable tray in an industrial establishment where the conditions of maintenance and supervision ensure that only qualified persons will service the installation.

Where the cable leaves the tray, it must be installed in a conduit system that is bonded and connected to the cable tray."

Article 338– Service-Entrance Cable: Types SE and USE

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 340– Underground Feeder and Branch-Circuit Cable: Type UF

Section 340.10: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"(a) Uses Permitted. Type UF cable shall be permitted for use only for ground lighting in a residential dwelling (see Section 300.5)".

FPN: See Section 310.10 for temperature limitation of conductors.

Article 348– Flexible Metal Conduit

Section 348.10: Uses Permitted.

Section 348.10: At the end of this Section, the following language shall be added:

"Flexible metallic conduit may be used in remodeling situations where the wall finish is not removed, and/or, where the installation of EMT is not feasible, and must have a grounding conductor installed in all lengths (regardless). The determination must be made by the Building Department. When flex is used, no more than twenty-four inches (24") may be exposed before termination or change over (i.e. when fishing down a wall, in cabinet work, etc.)."

Section 348.12. Uses Not Permitted.

Section 348.12: At the end of this subsection, the following subsection and language shall be added:

"(8) Flexible metal conduit shall not be used in lengths exceeding six feet (6'), or in a daisy chain installation.

Exception: When alterations are made to the electrical system and the wall finish is not removed, flexible metal conduit may be allowed to exceed six feet (6') in length and must have a green grounding conductor installed with the supply conductors and connects to the fixture or appliance to the metal raceway system."

Section 348.60. Grounding and Bonding

Section 348.60: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Grounding. All flexible metal conduit shall have a grounding conductor installed, no matter what length. Where an equipment bonding jumper is required around flexible metal conduit, it shall be installed in accordance with Section 250.102."

Article 350– Liquidtight Flexible Metal Conduit

Section 350.10: Use Permitted

Section 350.10(3): At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"Lengths over six foot (6') are not allowed. All liquidtight flexible metal conduit must have a green grounding conductor installed."

Article 352– Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit (RNC)

Section 352.10: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

Uses Permitted. Listed rigid nonmetallic conduit shall be permitted under the following conditions:

(a) Inside of a structure when installed "beneath" a four-inch (4") thick concrete slab. Where emerging through concrete, R.N.C. must change over to IMC or RMC.

(b) R.N.C. shall be the only method use for under slab wiring methods and must emerge through the concrete floor, where corrosive soils are present.

(c) In cinder fill.

(d) Underground installation outside of structures may be used only when Article 300 Table 5 is followed, and may not extend more than sixteen inches (16") above grade, if deemed a protected area by the Building Department, and special permission is obtained. If not, PVC must be changed over to IMC (intermediate metal conduit), or RMC (rigid metallic conduit), when emerging above grade level

(e) All panels must be marked with a placard informing of PVC installation.

(f) And as part of the wiring system as permitted in Section 314.3 of this ordinance.

Exception: R.N.C. shall not be used when poured into concrete, pole bases, sign bases, concrete pads, etc. R.N.C. must be changed over to IMC or RMC, and may not emerge above grade if used for services or panel."

Article 354– Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Conductors: Type NUCC

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Section 354.10: Uses Permitted

Section 354.10(2): This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"A sleeve must be used when used for pole bases, sign bases, or anytime a permanent structure outside of the building may be fed by this wiring method."

Article 356– Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit: Type LFNC

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 358– Electrical Metallic Tubing (EMT)

Section 358.10: Uses Permitted.

Section 358.10: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Corrosion Protection. Electrical metallic tubing and its listed fittings shall be permitted to be installed in concrete, when installed above basement or grade, and must have a grounding conductor installed."

Section 358.12: Uses Not Permitted.

Section 350.12(6) At the end of this subsection, the following subsections shall be added:

"(7) Where it is in direct contact with weather.

(8) When exposed to moisture, must follow other sections of the code and is considered a wet location - Section 300-6, Protection Against Corrosion; Section 370-15, Damp, Wet, Hazardous Locations. If not, EMT shall not be used."

Article 360– Flexible Metal Tubing

This Article is deleted in its entirety and the following shall be added to read as follows:

"The provisions of Article 348 are hereby adopted and incorporated herein, as if fully set forth in this Article."

Article 362– Electrical Nonmetallic Tubing

Section 362.10: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Uses Permitted. The use of electrical nonmetallic tubing and fittings shall only be permitted for light carrying fiber optic branch lines; computer, phone or speaker wiring."

Article 378– Nonmetallic Wireways

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 382– Nonmetallic Extensions

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 386– Surface Metal Raceways

Section 386.12: At the end of this subsection, the following paragraph is added to read as follows:

"(13) The following types and sizes of surface metal raceway are not permitted: 200, 1500, 2000, and 2600."

Article 388– Surface Nonmetallic Raceways

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 392– Cable Trays

Section 392.3: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Uses Permitted. Cable trays shall only be permitted for the use as a support system for data, phone, and computer systems, if not used in industrial establishments under supervised maintenance conditions."

Article 394– Concealed Knob-and-Tube Wiring

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 396– Messenger Supported Wiring

Section 396.10: This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"In Temporary Construction Services. Messenger supported wiring shall only be permitted for temporary construction services where conditions of maintenance and supervision ensure that only qualified persons will service the installed messenger supported wiring."

Article 398– Open Wiring on Insulators

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 400– Flexible Cords and Cables

Section 400.8: Uses Not Permitted.

Section 400.8: At the end of this Section, add the following:

"Flexible cords exceeding six feet (6') in length must receive the approval of the Building Department. All flexible cords must be equipped with a grounding conductor, and installed with an approved cord grip, strain relief, and have only one terminal point (cord cap)."

Article 408– Switchboards and Panelboards

Section 408.1: Scope

Section 408.1: At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"(3)All switchboards, panel boards, and distribution boards for all industrial, commercial, and retail establishments must be of the bolt-on type and have a main breaker installed, unless only six (6) switches are installed for power."

Article 410– Lighting Fixtures, Lampholders, Lamps, and Receptacles

410.4: Luminaires (Fixtures) in Specific Locations.

Section 410.4(d): At the end of this subsection, the following subsection shall be added:

"(e)Sinks. There shall be a lighting fixture installed directly over every kitchen sink in a dwelling unit. It must be of the recessed type, or surface-mounted fixture with enclosed bulbs."

Section 410.8: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Luminaires (Fixtures) in Clothes Closets.

(a) All closets, pantries, and storage areas over eight (8) square feet shall have lighting installed and located for adequate illumination, per Article 410-8.

(b) Type of Lighting. Lights installed in these areas shall be recessed cans or florescent fixtures with an enclosed bulb. Florescent screw-in bulbs will not be considered as an acceptable alternative."

Section 410.29: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Cord-Connected Showcases. No showcase shall be cord-connected unless it is listed and labeled by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL)."

410.30: Cord Connected Lampholders and Luminaires (Fixtures).

Section 410.30(c)(2): At the end of this subsection, the following shall be added:

"This type of lighting fixture shall not be installed inside of any structures, or on any structures, if installed on more than a 20 amp circuit. Only pole lights and ground lights will be accepted."

Article 422– Appliances

Section 422.10: Branch-Circuit Rating

Section 422.10(A): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"Individual circuits are required for each of the following: microwaves, trash compactors, dishwashers, freezers, refrigerators, furnaces, vacuum systems, window air conditioners, circulation pumps, and garbage disposals."

Article 500– Hazardous (Classified) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Divisions 1 and 2

Section 500.1 Scope– Articles 500 Through 504.

Section 500.1: At the end of this Section, the following subsection shall be added:

"(A) A sign must be installed on all entries into the area and be marked with the Classification and Division, and such entry shall be marked with the highest Classification and Division existing in the area."

Article 520– Theaters, Audience Areas, of Motion Picture and Television Studios, and Similar Locations

Section 520.47: This Section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Backstage Lamps (Bare Bulbs). Lamps installed in backstage and ancillary areas must have covered or protected bulbs so as not to cause an accidental fire."

Section 520.63: This entire Section shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 527– Temporary Installations

Section 527.3: Time Constraints.

Section 527.3(b): At the end of this subsection, the following paragraph shall be added:

"Extension cords must be a minimum of 3 x 14 AWG molded cords, and be approved. The cord must be as short as possible to the point of use. All temporary power must be approved."

Article 545– Manufactured Buildings

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 550– Mobile Homes, Manufactured Homes, and Mobile Home Parks

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 551– Recreational Vehicles and Recreational Vehicle Park

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 552– Park Trailers

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 553– Floating Buildings

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 555– Marinas and Boatyards

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 600– Electric Signs and Outline Lighting

Section 600.1: At the end of this Section, the following sentence shall be added:

"All installations for electric signs and outline lighting shall be listed and labeled by a nationally recognized testing laboratory (NRTL) and shall be an approved installation."

Section 600.32: Neon Secondary Circuit Conductor, Over 1000 Volts, Nominal.

Section 600.32(a): This section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Wiring Method. Conductors shall only be installed in IMC, RMC, EMT, FMC, and LFMC, and be a minimum of 1/2 trade side; and be installed in accordance with the requirements of Chapter 3. Only one conductor shall be allowed in each conduit for high-voltage wiring systems."

Article 604– Manufactured Wiring Systems.

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 605– Office Furnishings (Consisting of Lighting Accessories and Wired Partitions)

Section 605.8: This section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Freestanding-Type Partitions, Cord and Plug Connected. The freestanding-type partitions shall be wired to building power, as allowed in other sections of this article. Cord and plug connected assemblies are not allowed."

Article 680– Swimming Pools, Fountains, and Similar Installations

Section 680.4: Approval of Equipment.

Section 680.4: At the end of this section, the following sentence shall be added:

"All equipment covered in this section shall be listed and labeled by a NRTL."

Section 680.8: Overhead Conductor Clearances.

Section 680.8(A): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"No power lines may be over or within five feet (5') of the pool or horizontal to the pool."

Section 680.21: Motors.

Section 680.21(B): At the end of this subsection, the following sentence shall be added:

"All 120 v or 240v single phase motors shall be protected by ground fault and must be listed and labeled by a NRTL."

Section 680.41: Emergency Switch for Spas and Hot Tubs.

Section 680.41: The language in the last sentence of this Section which reads:

"This requirement shall not apply to single-family dwellings" is hereby deleted and the following language is hereby added: "This requirement applies to all spas and hot tubs."

Section 680.71: Protection

Section 680.71: This section is deleted in its entirety and a new Section is added to read as follows:

"Protection. Hydromassage bathtubs and their associated electrical components shall be protected by a GFCI, face-less in the same room, located a minimum of five feet (5') from tub, or by GFCI breaker in the service panel. All 125 volt single-phase receptacles, not exceeding 30 amperes and located within fifteen (15) feet measured horizontally from the inside wall of a hydromassage tub, shall be protected by a ground fault circuit interruptor(s)."

Article 700– Emergency Systems

Section 700.16: Emergency Illumination.

Section 700.16: The following language is hereby added to the end of this Section:

"Emergency lighting with battery back-up must be provided in the additional following locations: vaults, toilet rooms, electrical closets or rooms, switch gear rooms, and adjacent to the incoming electrical service. Where installed for electrical services or panel boards, it must light the face of the electrical equipment.

Exception: Residential

All exit lights will be updated to battery back-up regardless, unless on an emergency generator. Exit lights shall not be connected to general lighting or power circuits. However, they may share circuits serving night lights and emergency lights. Breakers for exits/battery light circuits shall be locked on. Battery back-up lighting must be installed to light the path of egress, even if a generator is used for emergency lighting."

Section 700.20: Switch Requirements.

Section 700.20: At the end of this section, the following shall be added: "Circuit lock-on devices must be installed on all circuits providing power to emergency lighting, exit signs, fire alarm panels, and smoke detectors."

Article 720– Circuits and Equipment Operating at Less than 50 Volts

Section 720.1: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house.

When installed as free air, open joist, or exposed condition. The wire must be supported between every six (6) to eight (8) feet and be parallel and perpendicular to the building structure."

Article 725– Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3 Remote-Control, Signaling, and Power-Limited Circuits

Section 725.1: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

Section 725.6 Mechanical Execution of Work.

Section 725.6: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Class 1 power circuits over 30 volts and Class 3 circuits must follow wiring methods of Chapter 3 of the 2002 N.E.C. and this ordinance."

Article 727– Instrumentation Tray Cable: Type ITC

Section 727.1: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

Article 760– Fire Alarm Systems

Section 760.1: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

All installations must follow N.F.P.A. 72 and the Gurnee Fire Department's "Exception" from said N.F.P.A. regulations.

Exception: Single family house."

Section 760.6 Mechanical Execution of Work

Section 760.6: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"The supports shall be a maximum of eight (8) feet and be parallel and perpendicular to the structure."

Section 760.10: Fire Alarm Circuit Identification

Section 760.10: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"All fire alarm wiring not installed in a raceway, must be red in color and be approved. All splices must be made in an approved J-box and identified. Red low-voltage cable will only be allowed for fire alarm systems."

Article 770– Optical Fiber Cables and Raceways

Section 770.1: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

Article 780– Closed-Loop and Programmed Power Distribution

This entire Article shall be deleted in its entirety.

Article 800– Communications Circuits

Section 800: At the end of this Section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

Section 800.6: Mechanical Execution of Work

Section 800.6: At the end of this section, the following shall be added:

"The supports shall be a maximum of eight (8) feet and be parallel and perpendicular to the structure."

Article 810– Radio and Television Equipment

Section 810.1: At the end of this section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

Article 820– Community Antenna Television and Radio Distribution Systems

Section 820.1: At the end of this section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

Article 830– Network-Powered Broadband Communications Systems

Section 830.1: At the end of this section, the following shall be added:

"Cables, wiring, etc., where permitted by this Code and Amendments, installed enclosed in building partitions, walls, or in anyway made inaccessible by building construction, shall be encased in a raceway system governed by these Amendments. Such raceway will protect the conductors during construction and provide ready means of replacement of conductors after building is complete without damaging the finish building. These raceways need to terminate in a box at the device and extended to underside of the structure, (to an accessible location) and the end of the raceway system must have a connector or bushing installed on the end. When passing through a wall, an approved sleeve must be installed and be fire-stopped.

When installed on the finished wall in a storage, warehouse, mechanical room, or similar area, a raceway system must be provided and extended to the under side of the deck out of the physical damage area.

Exception: Single family house."

(Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, 10-13-2003)

Sec. 18-135. Special requirements for structures in the village.

(a) Read-o-Matic (R.O.M.). In commercial and residential buildings, a conduit shall be provided for the R.O.M. from the water meter to an approved, unobstructed location on the outside wall of the structure.

(b) Fine print note (FPN). All FPN's of the National Electrical Code will be enforced as part of this article.

(c) Exposed wiring. All exposed electrical, data, phone, security, fire, etc. wiring, must be installed in a work-like manner. This means parallel and perpendicular to the building structure and supported a maximum of eight feet.

(d) Smoke detectors (residential). In addition to other applicable codes, smoke detectors shall be placed in furnace rooms, or in the area of the furnace and in all bedrooms. This detector must be 110-volt with battery back-up and be interconnected with all other detectors.

(e) Voltage drop. There shall be no more than a five percent voltage drop in any electrical wiring system. This also includes street lighting and parking lot lighting.

(f) Street lighting. Any repairs done to the village's street lighting/wiring system, must be done to the requirements of the village's standards and must be inspected. In-ground splicing will only be allowed by written form, or an approved hand hole must be used for splicing of wire. All hard surface entries over easements must have street lighting sleeves installed under the hard surface and be capped off for future use (two inches or larger).

(g) Future wiring. One empty three-quarter inches raceway system must be installed from the basement to the attic in an accessible area.

(h) Outside inground wiring. All outside inground wiring junction boxes that are installed near where traffic could come in contact (drive over) must be installed in a grade level hand hole.

(i) Sleeping rooms. All sleeping rooms must have a 110 volt, battery back-up, interconnected smoke detector located inside each sleeping room and outside of the sleeping room, within 15 feet of entrance to said sleeping room.

(j) All residential dwellings must have one 110 volt battery back-up interconnected CO (carbon monoxide) detector located in the basement (if applicable) and on each level, except the attic. Combination CO/Smoke detectors are permitted.

(Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, 10-13-2003; Ord. No. 2003-79, § I, 10-20-2003)

Sec. 18-136. Explanation of building and regulation requirements.

(a) Electrical permits.

(1) Permits.

a. All persons, firms, companies, or corporations shall before beginning any installation, alteration, or change of electrical, communication, data, and alarm wiring/equipment in the village, must obtain a permit for such work from the building department.

b. The Illinois electrical contractor must be registered in the Village of Gurnee and hold the proper insurance per the requirements of this article.

c. Where a registered electrical contractor is found doing work without a permit, the building department shall cite the contractor, who shall be subject to the penalties provided in this article. The contractor may request a hearing before the electrical commission to appeal the decision or the penalties prescribed by the building department. Said hearing shall be conducted within a reasonable time.

d. Members of the electrical commission in a hearing shall determine whether a contractor is guilty of a violation of, or noncompliance with, this ordinance, and upon a finding of guilty, determine whether the penalty prescribed by the building department is reasonable, pursuant to this ordinance. All action taken by the electrical commission will be placed in the contractor's file and will be kept for a period of at least five years. Any decision or action of the electrical commission is reviewable by a court of proper jurisdiction pursuant to 735 ILCS 5/3-101 et seq.

e. Permits for the installation, alteration, or change of electrical, communication, data, and alarm wiring/equipment shall be issued upon receipt of an application and review of the building department. Such permit will be made out on a printed form to be furnished by the building department.

(2) Permit cards. Permit cards shall be posted in plain view inside the building, near the entrance, or near the electrical service. Permits for electrical, communication, data, or alarm work shall be valid for a period of six months from date of issue. Electrical work listed on other permits shall be valid for the length of that permit, and no refunds shall be made once work has been started.

(3) Permit and inspection fees.

a. Fees for electrical work shall be those fees as provided for in the current fee schedule as adopted by the village. Where no permit fees are in the current fee schedule, then the minimum fee shall be the greater of five percent of the total cost of the job or $50.00.

b. For work that has been started without first obtaining a permit, the permit fees shall then be ten times the normal fee and the firm doing the work may be cited for violation of this article as provided herein.

(4) Remodeling or reconstruction. If 40 percent of any structure is being remodeled, reconstructed, added to, and said remodeling, reconstruction, or addition requires the issuance of a permit, said structure must be brought-up to the current codes. Disputes regarding what percentage of structure is being remodeled or reconstructed shall be resolved as any other appeal to the electrical commission.

(5) Service change or upgrade. If any part of the service is altered, the service must be upgraded in its entirety per the latest code and this article.

(b) Inspections.

(1) Inspections required:

a. Service inspection: Before power to service may be energized, a service inspection shall be performed. When said inspection is performed and meets said code as prescribed by this ordinance, a green "Pass" sticker will be paced on the incoming service, which gives the power company the right to energize said service.

b. Transformer inspection: Before any private transformer (not CE's) may be left on for power, whether step up or step down, an inspection must be performed to ensure provisions of this ordinance are followed. After said inspection a green "Pass" sticker will be placed on transformer and may be energized. If alterations of 25 percent are made on electrical systems having transformers installed, a transformer inspection may be required by the building inspector, and then a sticker will be placed on said transformer.

c. Rough-in inspection: All installations or alterations to the electrical, communication, data, and alarm system/equipment must receive an approved inspection from the building department prior to work being concealed. The contractor shall notify the building department no less than a 24 hours in advance of the required inspection. No wire shall be installed in piping systems until after the walls and ceiling are finished (rocked). Written permission from the building department may be acquired to proceed with wire installation before wall finish.

d. Conductor fill inspection: After branch circuit wiring is installed in the piping system and before devices are installed, there shall be an inspection made. If any violations are found, they must be corrected before work may continue.

e. Open ceiling inspection: All installations or alterations to the electrical, communication, data, and alarm systems/equipment, must receive an approved inspection from the building department prior to the work being concealed. The contractor shall notify the building department for the required inspection.

f. Final inspection: A final inspection is required upon completion of the permitted work. The electrical contractor must receive a final approved inspection by the building department. The contractor shall notify the building department no less than 24 hours in advance of the required inspection. Said contractor shall have a representative of said company at final inspection with proper devices to completely inspect all work that was performed on request of the building department.

g. Reinspection: There shall be a reinspection fee of $50.00 for all inspections made after the first required inspection. After each additional reinspection of the required inspection, the fee will double (i.e. $50.00, $100.00, $200.00, etc.). The reinspection fee must be paid prior to any reinspections being scheduled. If installation of work is not conforming to this Code and article in a timely fashion after a reinspection is performed and still is not in compliance, the person, firm, company or corporation committing the violation or failing to comply shall be subject to the penalties provided by this article.

h. Certificate of occupancy: A certificate of occupancy will not be issued for a building or structure if the electrical, communication, data, or alarm installations and equipment are not in compliance with the Code and article.

i. Periodic inspections: The building inspector may periodically make inspections of existing electrical, communication, data, and alarm systems/equipment, within the village. If said systems or part of systems are found to be unsafe, or in a state of disrepair, the building inspector will, in writing, request from the person, firm, or corporation responsible for said system, to correct said system in a reasonable amount of time. Any such person, firm, or corporation that fails to correct said problem shall be subject to the penalties provided in this article. The 2000 Edition of NFPA 73 is hereby adopted for any and all inspections of existing electrical, communications, data, and alarm system equipment.

(c) Inspectors.

(1) Authority of the building inspectors. The inspectors are hereby empowered to fine, to issue a stop work order, or to order the discontinuance of any electrical service which serves any wire, equipment, or devices which are deemed hazardous to life, safety, or any situation which may be found to be an electrical shock hazard, provided that every decision of the inspectors are subject to appeal as provided in this article.

(2) Appeals. Any person, firm, company, or corporation may appeal the decision, interpretation, or findings made by the building inspector to the electrical commission as established by the village. The procedures to be followed shall be those set forth in 735 ILCS 5/3-101 et seq. The building department may order that all or any part of work performed be redone, subject to an appeal for a hearing before the electrical commission. Appeals of the stop work order, order of discontinuance, or fines/penalties shall be made in writing to the village administrator or his/her designee.

(3) Duties of inspectors. Such inspector shall be charged with the duties of enforcing the provisions, rules and regulations, fixing standards, and specifications for the regulation and use for electrical equipment as defined in the ordinance and prescribed in any other ordinances of the village. He/she shall be subordinate and responsible to the village administrator or his/her designee, who shall have the administrative authority under this article.

(4) Chief electrical inspector. The position designated by the village administrator or his/her designee, which shall be known as the electrical inspector and who shall be appointed in the same manner as other village employees by the president and the board of trustees.

(5) Building inspectors. The position designated by the village administrator or his/her designee, which shall have the authority to perform all the duties of the electrical inspector as prescribed in this article, and trained by the chief electrical inspector and/or by registered update classes.

(d) Electric commission.

(1) Electrical commission. The commission is hereby created and governed by the Illinois Municipal Code (65 ILCS). The Electrical Commission of the Village of Gurnee shall consist of five members, plus the chief electrical inspector. The five members shall consist of a representative of the following: electrical power company, electrical contractor, journeyman electrician, Village of Gurnee Fire Protection Service, and electrical engineer. The chief electrical inspector shall also serve as ex-officio chairman of such commission. All members of the commission must and shall be appointed by the village president and with the consent of the village board of trustees. Such members serve at the pleasure of the village president for a term not to exceed the term of the appointing village president.

(2) Duties of the electrical commission: Said commission shall be and is hereby charged with the duties of recommending safe and practical standards and specifications for installing, altering, and use of electrical, communication, data, and alarm wiring, equipment, and installation of said systems to meet the necessities and conditions that prevail in the Village of Gurnee. The commission may, from time to time, as needed or when occasion demands, as the interest of the public requires, recommend such changes in the standards and specifications as they may unanimously agree are necessary. If any changes are made to any of the provisions set forth in this article, a copy of said changes shall be filed in the office of the village clerk and the building department for a period of 30 days for review. Such recommendations made by the electrical commission are subject to the approval by the village board of trustees.

(e) Liability. The inspection and control of the installation of electrical, communication, data, and alarm wiring and equipment, or the granting of inspection certificates by the building department, shall not render the village liable on account of such inspections, control of granting of such inspection, or lessen the liability of persons, firms, or corporations owning or installing of said equipment and wiring.

(f) Registration.

(1) Insurance requirements. All electrical contractor applicants shall provide a certificate of insurance with the village named as the certificate holder, indicating a compressive general liability policy with minimum bodily injury limits of $300,000.00/$500,000.00 and property damage of $300,000.00/$500,000.00. The electrical contractor applicant shall also provide proof of workman's compensation coverage as required by the State of Illinois.

(2) [State of] Illinois Electrical Contractor. As herein defined, electrical contractors that furnish the building department with bonafide proof of their current electrical contractor's license and said copy of such registration shall remain on file in the building department for one year. The only electrical contractor registration that will be accepted will be a registration from an Illinois municipality that follows and complies with requirements substantially similar to those found in this article, and that tests and registers contractors in the same manner as this article.

(3) Electrical contractor registration. Any person, firm, or corporation engaged in the business of electrical contracting as herein defined in this article shall register by examination with the building department, in a manner hereinafter set forth in this article. However, if such person, firm, or corporation has already registered for the current year in an area under the jurisdiction of another governmental body that provides for substantially similar requirements to the village, such as another city, village, or county within the State of Illinois, such electrical contractor shall not be required to pay a registration fee for the village, but shall tender proof of certification and proof of insurance, and four hours of update classes, per fiscal year. It is provided further, that the minimum qualification imposed by other licensing governing body authority, which will be recognized for purposes of the foregoing reciprocity under this article, shall be composed substantially of the provisions contained herein, as well as an examination prior to licensing equal or superior to the comprehensiveness of the examination required by the village.

(4) Examination.

a. Application for electrical contractor certification of registration shall be made in writing to the building department, or Northeast Suburban Division of Electrical Inspectors, stating the name and place of business of the applicant, the name of the principal of the firm who will be responsible for the work, and who will be taking the examination in the name of the firm involved. Such application shall be accompanied by a notarized affidavit stating to the effect that the applicant or his/her/their representative has had a minimum of five years of practical experience in the installation, alteration, and/or repair of electrical wiring, equipment, and apparatus, or an experience equivalent thereto.

b. Before an electrical contractor's certificate of registration shall be issued to the applicant, following reasonable advance notice, he/she shall present himself/herself for examination before the village, or the Northeast Suburban Division of Electrical Inspectors at a time and place set by these associations. Said Northeast Suburban Division of Electrical Inspectors, or Village of Gurnee, shall examine such applicant as to his/her practical knowledge of the installation and alteration of electrical wiring, equipment, and his/her knowledge of the rules and regulations for the installation of electrical wiring devices and equipment as set forth in the State Statutes of Illinois, the National Electrical Code, and filed here with and incorporated hereby. Such examination shall be in whole or part, in writing and shall be of practical character as shall be determined by the inspector, but sufficiently strict to thoroughly test the experience and qualifications of the applicant. No certificate of registration shall issue to any electrical contractor who fails to achieve a minimum passing grade of 70 percent on said examination.

c. The written portion of the examination will be received from a testing agency and graded by said corporation as designated by the Village of Gurnee's Building Department.

(5) Renewal fee for electrical contractor licenses. Initial registration will be for a period of one year. Thereafter, each renewal will be on a one year cycle. As a prerequisite for renewal, each contractor will be required to provide proof of continuing education in the electrical field for a minimum of four contact hours, or will be required to take a renewal test prepared by the Northwestern Suburban Division of Electrical Inspectors, if available, based on code changes in the most recent N.E.C. (NFPA-70). This requirement will demonstrate continuing competency in the electrical trade.

The fee for registration as an electrical contractor shall be $75.00 per annum, which sum shall be paid by the applicant to the village. The certificate of registration issued thereunder shall expire on the 30th; day of April. Each contractor must show for reregistration that he/she has received at least one Code update class by a registered firm for each new Code period, or four contact hours. This requirement must be met within one year after the newest Code is published. Any license held by an electrical contractor who fails this requirement shall be suspended until the requirement is met.

(6) Electrical contractor registration shall not be loaned or assigned. Registrations issued by the village shall not be loaned, rented, assigned, or transferred. Each and every registration may, after hearing, be suspended or revoked by the electrical commission upon failure or refusal of the electrical contractor to comply with the rules and regulations of the village and the provisions of this article.

(7) Specialty registration. A specialty registration shall be required of persons engaged in heating, air conditioning, sign installations, maintenance electrical work, and homeowner electrical work as follows:

a. Heating and air conditioning contractors: Shall be subject to a specialty registration which restricts their work to the installation of circuits required for the operations of their equipment only in a residential application. This special type of registration only permits the installation of gas-fired furnaces and applicable equipment and condensing units for residential applications. In no case, shall this type of registration give the right to install electric in an industrial, commercial, retail, or hazardous area. A test prepared by the building department will be required for all persons that will wire the units. This test will be good for a one year period, and will have to be taken each year. The year is from May 1st to April 30th.

b. Sign contractors: Shall be subject to a specialty type of registration and permit which restricts their work to the installation of circuits required for their operation of their equipment only. In no case shall this specialty registration permit the installation of circuits in excess of 20 amps, single phase; or longer than 30 feet; or any circuits in industrial or hazardous areas.

c. Maintenance electricians: Shall be subject to a specialty type registration and permit which restricts their work to the replacement of parts of the machinery. If the machinery must be moved, altered, or power requirements change, than an Illinois electrical contractor must be employed and permits must be taken to meet the means of the work.

d. Owner/occupants: Shall be subject to a specialty type registration which restricts their work to their own single-family dwelling, who may perform electrical work in conformance with this ordinance. An owner/occupant is limited to working on additions of 500 square feet or less, or accessory buildings on their own property. An owner/occupant is defined as the owner and occupant of a single-family residential dwelling, who may be qualified in accordance with the following paragraph:

(i) Every applicant shall submit proof of his/her experience in the installation and/or repair of electrical lighting and power wiring and equipment. Every applicant shall be required to answer a reasonable number of questions to show that he/she has sufficient knowledge and technical training to perform the installation, alterations, repair, and maintenance of electrical wiring and equipment of residential occupancy authorized by permits approved by the building department. Applicants may be required to answer questions in the form of a written test, and pass said examination to the satisfaction of the building inspector.

(ii) All owner/occupants that do their own wiring shall reside in said premises for no less than one year after completion of work.

(iii) Plans submitted for permit must show: number of outlets, number of outlets on each circuit, size of wire used, type of wire, type and size of breaker that will be used, and grounding methods and materials to be used.

(g) Penalty. Any person, firm, company, or corporation who shall violate any of the provisions of this article, or who shall fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made thereunder within the time duly fixed for compliance shall severally for each and every violation and act of noncompliance respectively, shall be fined not less than $250.00 and not more than $750.00, and the permit or registration of the contractor may be suspended for not more than one year. Each day during which any violation or noncompliance continues shall constitute a separate offense. Further, the building department may issue an order to stop any further work upon the building or property where such noncompliance or violation is occurring, order the closure of the building or property where such noncompliance or violation is occurring, until said noncompliance or violation is mitigated to the satisfaction of the building department. Decisions of the building department are subject to appeal as provided in this article.

(Ord. No. 2003-76, § I, 10-13-2003)

Secs. 18-137– 18-160. Reserved.

ARTICLE VI.
MECHANICAL CODE*

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Editor's note: Ord. No. 2012-32, § 1, adopted April 16, 2012, deleted article VI in its entirety and enacted new provisions to read as herein set out. Former article VI pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Ord. No. 2005-23, §§ I, II, adopted April 18, 2005.

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Sec. 18-161. Adoption.

The regulations, conditions, definitions, and stipulations concerning the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alterations, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of mechanical systems, as set forth in the 2012 International Mechanical Code, with modifications and supplements set forth in section 18-162, are hereby adopted and made applicable, subject to exceptions made in this article, to all existing or proposed mechanical installations, within the corporate limits of the village. The following chapters, and each section and subsection of each such chapter, are not hereby adopted and shall not be applicable in the village:

Appendix Chapter B. Recommended Permit Fee Schedule

(Ord. No. 2012-32, § 1, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-162. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

The following sections of the 2012 International Mechanical Code, are revised as follows:

CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 101 GENERAL

Subsection 101.1 Title. Where the [NAME OF JURISDICTION] appears, delete and insert "Village of Gurnee."

SECTION 106 PERMITS

Subsection 106.5.2 Fee schedule. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"The fees for mechanical installations/replacement shall be as indicated in Ordinance 2004-53 of the Village of Gurnee."

Subsection 106.5.3 Fee refunds. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"The applicant is entitled to a refund of 80 percent of the collected construction fee provided no work for which the permit was issued has been preformed, no inspection has been made, or the permit has not expired. No refund of the plan review fee will be allowed."

SECTION 108 VIOLATIONS

Subsection 108.4 Violation penalties. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Persons who shall violate provisions of this code shall be punished as provided in section 18-163."

CHAPTER 3 GENERAL REGULATIONS

SECTION 301 GENERAL

Subsection 301.2 Energy utilization. Amend the last sentence by substituting the State of Illinois Energy Code for the "International Energy Conservation Code."

Subsection 301.6 Fuel gas appliances and equipment. Replace International Fuel Gas Code with "Gurnee Fuel Gas Code."

Subsection 301.10 Electrical. Replace reference to the ICC Electric Code with "Gurnee Electric Code."

Subsection 301.11 Plumbing Connections. Replace reference to the ICC Plumbing Code with "Gurnee Plumbing Code."

Subsection 301.15 Wind resistance. Replace reference to the International Building Code in this section and any other locations with "Gurnee Building Code."

CHAPTER 6 DUCT SYSTEMS

SECTION 602 PLENUMS

Subsection 602.3 Stud cavity and joist space plenums. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Panning of joist spaces, stud spaces, rafter spaces, or concealed spaces is prohibited."

SECTION 603 DUCT CONSTRUCTION AND INSTALLATION

Subsection 603.5 Nonmetallic ducts. At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence:

"The use of rigid fiberglass duct shall be prohibited."

Subsection 603.5.1 Gypsum ducts. At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence:

"Building Official's approval must be obtained for this use."

CHAPTER 9 SPECIFIC APPLIANCES, FIREPLACES AND SOLID FUEL-BURNING EQUIPMENT

SECTION 929 UN-VENTED ROOM HEATERS

At the end of section 928 Evaporative Cooling Equipment, the following section shall be added:

"SECTION 926 UN-VENTED ROOM HEATERS

Un-vented room heaters are prohibited in any habitable rooms or spaces occupied by humans."

(Ord. No. 2012-32, § 1, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-163. Penalties.

(a) In each section of the International Mechanical Code - 2012 Edition in which a fine or violation thereof is specified, the same is hereby superseded by the penalty provisions hereinafter set forth, which penalty provisions are hereby substituted so as to cover any and all violations of this article or of any provisions of said International Mechanical Code - 2012 Edition adopted there under.

(b) Any person who shall violate any provision hereof or any provisions of the International Mechanical Code - 2012 Edition hereby adopted or shall fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made there under, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved there under, or any certificate or permit issued there under, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as may be affirmed or modified on appeal or by court of competent jurisdiction, within the time duly fixed for compliance, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00 and when not otherwise specified, each day during which any prohibited condition continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

(Ord. No. 2012-32, § 4, 4-16-2012)

Secs. 18-164– 18-190. Reserved.

ARTICLE VII.
PLUMBING CODE*

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Cross references: Utilities, ch. 82.

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Sec. 18-191. Adoption.

The regulations, conditions, definitions, and stipulations concerning the construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of plumbing systems in the village; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefore; as set forth in the State of Illinois Plumbing Code, December 1998 Edition, are hereby adopted and make applicable, subject to the modifications, supplements and exceptions set out in this article.

(Ord. No. 2000-8, § 2, 1-24-2000)

Sec. 18-192. Modifications, supplements, and exceptions.

The following sections of the State of Illinois Plumbing Code, December 1998 edition, are revised as follows:

Section 890.110 General Regulations

890.110(b): At the end of this subsection. add the following:

3) Permits. Before any plumbing installation commences, the plumbing contractor shall make a permit application and proceed with the work after such permit is issued.

4) Permits are required and shall be obtained for any of the following: all new installations; remodeling; fixture relocation; and alterations to any part of the plumbing system (included are: water heating and air conditioning equipment; flood control and pumping systems; irrigation systems; all backflow preventers; swimming pool/spa; fountains and decorative pool installations; and sewer and water services - new or replacement).

Section 890.120 Definitions

890.120: For this section, add and replace as follows:

Add: "Administrative authority": The administrative authority is the individual official, board, department, or agency established and authorized by the village, or other political subdivision created by law to administer and enforce the provisions of the plumbing code as adopted or amended.

Add: "Acid waste": Liquid waste containing acids that must be neutralized before further transportation or treatment can take place.

Add: "Adjacent": Same as abutting.

Add: "Air chamber": A pipe/cap assembly to absorb hydraulic shock.

Replace With: "Air gap": An air gap shall be provided on waste piping connections requiring backflow protection. See Indirect Waste.

Add: "Anchors": A reliable, rigid support for securing pipe, fixtures, and equipment to walls, ceilings, floors, or any other structural members. See Supports.

Add: "Angle of repose": The greatest angle above the horizontal plane at which material will lie without sliding.

Add: "Anti-scald shower valves": Shall be designed to prevent hot water entering cold water lines. See Press Balancing Valves, Tempering Valves.

Anti-siphon ball cock: To the end of the definition add the following: Anti-siphon ball cock or other reservoirs.

Add: "Apprentice plumber": A person properly registered by the state, engaged in new plumbing installations, repairs, or remodeling. See Illinois Plumbing License Law.

Add: "Appurtenance": A device which is an adjunct to the pipes, fixtures, and appliances of a plumbing system, which adds no additional requirement or load to the system and which contributes to the maintenance, servicing, or safety of the system, such as a backwater valve.

Replace With: "Back pressure": Back pressure is an opposing pressure which causes or tends to cause liquid or air to flow in the direction opposite of the normal direction of flow in a closed conduit.

Add: "Backflow preventer with intermediate atmospheric vent (IAV)": A small back pressure and back-siphonage backflow preventer designed to operate under continuous pressure, including back pressure.

Add: "Baffle": A device used to deflect or regulate the flow of air, air-gas mixtures, flue gases or liquids, and grease trap retention.

Ball cock: To the end of the definition add the following: See anti-siphon ball cock.

Replace With: "Battery of fixtures": A battery of fixtures is any group of two or more similar adjacent fixtures.

Add: "Booster water heaters": A heater that increases the temperature of hot water (i.e., for final rinse supply of commercial dish washers).

Add: "Bronze fittings and valves": Used in potable and DWV systems, shall be of lead-free construction.

Add: "British thermal unit (BTU):" The quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit.

Add: "Building": A building is a structure built, erected, and framed in component structural parts designed for the housing, work, recreation, shelter, enclosure, or support of persons, animals, or property of any kind.

Add: "Building storm sewer": a sewer which is used for conveying rain water, surface water, ground water, subsurface water, site drainage, condensate, cooling water, or other similar liquid waste (excluding sewage) from the building storm drain to the storm sewer or other approved point of discharge.

Replace With: "Building trap": Not permitted for use in Gurnee, Illinois.

Add: "By pass": A piping arrangement around an appurtenance, (i.e. water meter, P.R.V., etc.).

Add: "Certified tester": A person qualified to make inspections, test, and repair cross connection control devices; and who has his competency to the applicable regulatory agency(s). This is required by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency within 35 111. Adm. Code 608.

Add: "Check valve": An appurtenance to prevent backflow in piping systems, vertically or horizontal.

Add: "Chemical wastes": Chemical wastes are free from sanitary waste. They can be derived from industrial processes, laboratories, schools, photo labs, etc. Disposal of such wastes to be approved by the administrative authority.

Add: "Chlorination": 1. To treat or cause to combine with chlorine or chlorine compounds. 2. To apply chlorine (to water or sewage) for purposes of sterilization, oxidation of organic matter, or retardation of putrefaction.

Replace With: "Circuit Vent": See Section 890.1520.

Add: "Circulating pipe": A pipe that is used to maintain a desired temperature at its point of use on heated water systems, to prevent stagnation of areas in piping dead ended, (i.e. domestic supplied fire suppression systems).

Add: "Clean outs": An accessible opening placed in a drainage line to provide a convenient place for inserting cleaning equipment to remove blockages.

Closed water system: To the end of the definition add the following: See Thermal Expansion.

Add: "Cock": A valve used as a means of controlling the rate of flow passing through it.

Add: "Color coding": Nonpotable pressure piping shall be painted/identified as such.

Replace With: "Combination waste and vent system": A combination waste and vent system is a system of waste piping embodying the horizontal wet venting of one or more floor drains by means of a common waste and vent pipe adequately sized to provide free movement of air above the flow line of the drain. Not permitted, see Section 890.1590.

Add: "Combustion": The act or process of burning.

Add: "Common waste": A common waste is a drain from a fixture containing multiple compartments connected to a single trap.

Add: "Compression fittings": Shall be installed in only readily accessible areas. Shall not be used for volatile gases.

Add: "Conductors": A pipe inside the building which conveys stormwater or liquids from the roof to a storm drain or sewer. See "Downspout" or "Leader."

Add: "Contaminate": To render water unfit for use by the introduction of an undesirable substance.

Add: "Contractor": A person or firm licensed, bonded, and insured, engaged in plumbing work. See "Plumbing Contractor."

Add: "Corporation cock": A valve installed in a water main to which a building supply (service) pipe is connected.

Add: "Corrosion": The gradual deterioration or destruction of a substance or material by chemical or electro-chemical action.

Add: "Corrosion control": 1. In water connection, the prevention of the discharge of the metallic ions of a conduit from going into solution by increasing the pH value of the water, removing the free oxygen from the water, and controlling the carbonate balance, 2. The sequestration of metallic ions and the formation of protective films on metal surfaces by chemical treatment.

Add: "Crown weir": The highest part of the inside portion of the bottom surface at the crown of a trap.

Add: "Curb box": A device, usually consisting of a long piece of pipe or tube-like casing placed over a curb cock, through which a key is inserted to permit the operation of the curb cock.

Add: "Curb cock": A valve placed in water service pipe, usually at a point near the street curb.

Add: "DCV": Double check valve.

Add: "Demineralization": The removal of water of those dissolved mineral constituents which cause it to be unsatisfactory for domestic or industrial use.

Add: "Disinfection": A process of destroying disease germs or other harmful microorganisms (but not ordinary bacteria spores) by means of an agent that frees from infection, usually a chemical agent.

Add: "Downspout": Downspout is the vertical portion of a rain water pipe. A pipe leading downward; a pipe to carry off rain water from a roof. See "Leader;" "Conductors."

Add: "Drain tile": Subsurface drainage of ground waters surrounding areas of building requiring protection. The drainage may be elevated by a sump pump, or gravity to suitable disposal as per Village of Gurnee Engineering Department requirements.

Add: "Dry vent": A vent that serves portions of a plumbing system that does not carry water or waterborne wastes.

Add: "Dual Vent": See "Common Vent."

Add: "Durham system": Durham system is a soil or waste system where all piping is of threaded pipe, using recessed drainage fittings.

Add: "Ejector pits and pumps": A pit and pump used to elevate sanitary wastes.

Add: "EPA": Environmental Protection Agency.

Add: "Existing work": Existing work is a plumbing system or any part thereof which has been installed prior to the effective date of this code. For local government units that have adopted a local plumbing ordinance and plumbing code, the definition of "existing work" would be existing work in a plumbing system or any part thereof which has been installed under authorization of a previously issued permit. Violations in "existing work" shall be corrected to the present code standards.

Add: "Expansion joints": An appurtenance compensating for expansion and contraction in potable and drainage piping systems.

Extracted mechanical joint: To the end of the definition add the following: See Section 890.370(c).

Add: "Fire hydrants": A fire hose connection unit provided for fire department use only.

Add: "Fire suppression systems": Industrial, commercial, residential requirements, see Section 890.1130(d).

Add: "Flashing": An appurtenance used to provide a waterproofing seal between a pipe and the structure. (i.e. a roof vent, V.T.R.). See "Safing," "Safe Pans."

Float valve: To the end of the definition add the following: See "Antisiphon Ballcock," "Ballcock."

Flooded: To the end of the definition add the following: To fill an empty piping system.

Add: "Free circulation of air": A plumbing system so designed and installed to keep the air within the system in free circulation and movement and to prevent, with a margin of safety, unequal air pressure of such forces which might blow, siphon, or affect trap seals, or retard the discharge from plumbing fixtures or permit sewer air to escape into a building.

Add: "Frostproof/pollution proof yard hydrants": A hydrant with an integral chamber to contain water, as opposed to existing types that can allow ground water contamination of potable water supply.

Add: "Frostproof sillcock": A hose bibb with the control mechanism within the heated portion of the structure.

Add: "Fuel gas piping": A piping system to deliver gas from its service to the building, to equipment, and appliances.

Add: "GPM": Gallons per minute.

Add: "Grease trap": See "Grease interceptor."

Add: "Ground water": Water that is standing in, or flowing through the ground; seepage water.

Group of fixtures: To the end of the definition add the following: See "Battery of fixtures."

Add: "Hand held hose units": An accessory on a hose utilized for showering, massage, bathing, or shampoo bowls or other purposes. Said units shall be back-flow/siphonage protected.

Add: "Hard water": A condition caused by elements dissolved in solution. Calcium and magnesium are primarily responsible for water hardness.

Add: "Head": The difference in elevation between two points in a body of fluid with the resulting pressure of the fluid at the lower point expressible as the height or pressure of the fluid.

Add: "Holding tank": A vessel to retain liquids and/or wastes.

Add: "Hydrostatic testing": A pressure test using a pump to increase pressure beyond normal operating line pressures.

Add: "Individual sewage disposal system (private sewage disposal system)": This means any sewage handling or treatment facility receiving domestic sewage from less than 15 people or population equivalent and having a ground surface discharge or any sewage handling or treatment facility receiving domestic sewage and having no ground surface discharge. Refer to Private Sewage Disposal Licensing (225 ILCS 225/1 et. seq. (1996)) and Code (77 Ill. Adm. Code 905), Illinois Department of Public Health.

Add: "Industrial wastes": Industrial wastes are liquid wastes resulting from the processes employed in industrial establishments and are free of human and animal waste.

Add: "Instantaneous water heaters": A high output unit utilized in areas of high demand.

Add: "Irrigation systems": A piping system to supply water to lawns and plant life, shrubbery, etc.

Add: "Island fixture vent": A vent in which the vent pipe rises as near as possible to or above the highest water level in the fixture vented and then turns down before connecting to the stack or main vent. See Section 890.1600.

Add: "Joint": A joint is the juncture of two pipes. a pipe and a fitting, or two fittings.

Add: "Journeyman plumber": A person engaged in the plumbing trade having fulfilled the licensing requirements of the State of Illinois License Law.

Add: "Laboratory faucets": Specialized valves that hoses may be attached to.

Add: "Leader": See "Downspout": "Conductor."

Add: "May": The word "may" is a permissive term.

Add: "Methane gas": A colorless, odorless, flammable gaseous hydrocarbon (CH4) that is a product of decomposition of organic matter. Found in sanitary systems.

Add: "Mound sewerage treatment system": A private sewerage treatment system which uses evaporation as its principal dispersal of the effluent, as per Lake County Health Department requirements.

Add: "Negative pressure": Pressure less than atmospheric pressure.

Add: "Neutralizing basin": A pit or chamber designed to retain wastes for dilution purposes.

Add: "Notching": The act of sawing or drilling a notch in framing members to install piping.

Add: "Notch Plates (trade name)": A steel plate designed to be secured to framing members for the protection of water/waste/vent piping.

Add: "Nuisance": The word "nuisance" embraces public nuisance as known at common law or in equity jurisprudence, whatever is dangerous to human life or detrimental to health; whatever building, structure, or premises is not sufficiently ventilated, sewered, drained, cleaned, or lighted, in reference to its intended or actual use; and whatever renders the air or human food or drink or water supply unwholesome, are also severally, in contemplation of this code, nuisances.

Add: "OS & Y": Outside screw and yoke.

Add: "PPM": Parts per million– a ratio, usually used to describe impurities within water, air, etc.

Add: "Pathogenic": Capable of causing disease, containing bacteria or viruses.

Add: "Pipefitting": The installation of piping other than that which is defined as plumbing.

Add: "Plumber": See "Journeyman Plumber" or "Apprentice Plumber."

Add: "Plumbing": Plumbing is the practice, materials, and fixtures used in the installation, maintenance, extension, and alteration of all piping, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances in connection with any of the following: sanitary drainage or storm drainage facilities; the venting system and the public or private water supply systems within or adjacent to any building, structure, or conveyance; also the practice and materials used in the installation, maintenance, extend point of public disposal or other acceptable terminal. Plumbing does not mean or include, and nothing in this code shall be held or construed to have any application to the trade of drilling water wells, which constitute the sources of private water supplies, or the business or manufacturing or selling plumbing fixtures, appliances, equipment or hardware; nor does it mean or include minor repairs which do not require changes in the piping to or from plumbing fixtures or involve the removal, replacement, installation, or reinstallation of any pipe or plumbing fixtures, where used for personal or domestic use.

Add: "Plumbing contractor": A person duly licensed under the Illinois Plumbing License Law or a firm, company, or corporation, an officer of which is licensed under the Illinois Plumbing License Law and has on file in the office of the director of building and zoning all bonds and insurance certificates required by the village.

Add: "Plumbing appliance": A unit whose operation and/or control may be dependent upon one or more energized components, such as motors, controls, heating elements, or pressure or temperature sensing elements. Such fixtures may operate automatically through one or more of the following actions: a time cycle, a temperature range, pressure range, a measured volume or weight, or the fixture may be manually adjusted or controlled by the user or operator. An adjunct, usually mechanical, and similar to a plumbing fixture except that it is designed for a specific purpose and not generally indispensable in the operation of the plumbing system.

Add: "Plumbing system": The plumbing system includes the water supply and distribution pipes; plumbing fixtures and traps; soil, waste and vent pipes; building drains and building sewers including their respective connections, devices, and appurtenances within the property lines of the premises; and water-treating or water-using equipment, and installed for personal or domestic use and purposes.

Add: "Point of use water heating devices": an appurtenance to heat potable water at or near the fixture.

Add: "Pollution": The result of making impure or unclean.

Add: "Pool (swimming)": According to Section 7-27 of the Swimming Pool and Bathing Beach Act, (210 ILCS 125/1 et. seq. (1996)), a swimming pool means any artificial basin of water which has been modified, improved, constructed, or installed for the purpose of public swimming, and includes pools for community use, pools at apartments having five or more living units, clubs, camps, schools, institutions, park and recreational areas, motels, hotels, and other commercial establishments. The Swimming Pool and Bathing Beach Act does not apply to pools at private residences intended only for use of the owner and guests. The physical connection between the potable water supply line and the swimming pool shall be made by an Illinois licensed plumber or an Illinois licensed apprentice plumber under the supervision of a licensed plumber. Water closets, showers, lavatories, and drinking fountains installed in a swimming pool complex must be installed by a licensed plumber or a licensed apprentice plumber under the supervision of a licensed plumber.

Add: "Pressure balancing bathing valves": A unit designed to equalize hot and cold water pressures, and delivering constant temperature water.

Add: "Pressure testing": A test to bring a piping system above atmospheric pressure. See "Static," "Hydrostatic," and "Smoke testing."

Add: "Private sewage treatment system": A private sewage treatment system is to be approved and installed as per Lake County Health Department standards.

Add: "Process piping": Piping other than potable water supplies, sanitary, storm, and other clear water wastes, and venting systems. Found generally in industrial installations.

Add: "Proper" or "properly": Means to be accurate or meeting the standard of competence for the given situation and properties of the materials involved based upon the standards and manufacturer's recommendations.

Add: "Purification": The removal, by natural or artificial methods, of objectionable matter from water.

Add: "Putrefaction": The process of decay during which organic matter is decomposed under anaerobic conditions.

Add: "RPZ": Reduced pressure zone backflow preventer.

Add: "Radon gas control": Piping and systems connected to the building plumbing system shall be installed by a State of Illinois licensed plumber, or apprentice under a licensed plumber's supervision. Example - venting system from a sump pit.

Add: "Retrofit": To replace an existing appurtenance fixture with similar unit.

Add: "Roof drain": A drain installed to receive water that has been collected on the surface of a roof and discharged into a leader or conductor.

Add: "Saddles": A clamp device secured over a hole drilled into the pipe. See Section 890.370(d).

Add: "Safe pan": A safe pan is a pan or other collector placed beneath a pipe or fixture to prevent leakage from escaping onto the floor, ceiling, or walls. Safe pans are especially important in food preparation and food storage areas that have overhead exposed drainage piping.

Add: "Safe waste": See "Indirect waste."

Add: "Sampling manhole": See North Shore Sanitary District requirements. It is installed at the connection of building sewer to building drain for sampling of effluents as required.

Add: "Sanitary sewer": A sewer into which building sewers are connected which carries sewage excluding storm, surface, and ground water.

Add: "Sanitary waste": The liquids and suspended materials coming from plumbing fixtures.

Add: "Semi-private water system": Means a water supply which is not a public water system, yet which serves a segment of the public other than an owner-occupied single-family dwelling. Illinois Groundwater Protection Act (415 ILCS 55/9 (1961).

Add: "Service-connection": The point of delivery of water to a premises.

Add: "Service pipe": The water-supply pipe from the water main or source of supply to the building served.

Add: "Sewer gas": The mixture of vapors, odors, and gases found in a sewer.

Add: "Shall": The word "shall" is a mandatory term.

Add: "Slip joint": A slip joint is a connection in which one pipe slides into another. The joint is made tight with an approved gasket and threaded retainer.

Add: "Smoke test": A test using pressurized smoke for leak detection.

Add: "Soft water": Water that lathers easily and that does not contain excessive amounts of calcium or magnesium.

Soil pipe: To the end of the definition add the following: A term used to describe cast iron bell and spigot pipe.

Add: "Solar heating": For spatial and water heating/tempering purposes. A collection/storage system to utilize solar rays for the purpose of heating liquids.

Add: "Spatial heating": The use of domestic water heating devices for space heating, subject to approval of the administrative authority.

Add: "Spring line": Considered to be the lower one-third of a sewer or drain line.

Add: "Static pressure": The pressure within a system under no flow conditions– at rest.

Add: "Stormwater waste": A clear water waste, free of human waste or other contaminated wastes.

Add: "Sub-soil drainage": Sub-soil drainage is liquid waste such as run-off water, seepage water, or clear water waste, free of fecal matter and grey water.

Add: "Temporary water meters": Temporary water meters shall be utilized as per village water department requirements.

Add: "Tempering valve": A temperature reducing valve adjustable to control needed temperature demands.

Add: "Test tee": A tee fitting located at the base of a plumbing system or stack used to insert test plugs for blocking openings during testing procedures.

Add: "Test plug": A device inserted into a pipe or fitting and expanded to form a temporary closure during test procedures.

Add: "Thermal expansion": Water expansion caused by heating. In closed water systems, an expansion tank shall be installed on cold water supply after control valve.

Add: "Thermal waste": Wastewater that has been heated and may require cooling before discharging.

Add: "Turbidity": In water, cloudiness caused by suspended solids.

Add: "Velocity (liquids)": The rate at which liquids move through a piping system, usually measured in feet per second.

Add "Venturi": A constriction in a pipe forming a throat reducing pressure and increasing velocities (i.e., used is aspirators).

Add: "Water closet": A fixture designed to dispose of fecal matter.

Add: "Water treatment devices": Private use devices for treating potable water to remove impurities, odors, bad taste, etc., shall be installed and serviced by a licensed plumber only.

Add: "Weir": A device used to form a barrier to keep water at a designated level, such as in a plumbing trap to provide a seal in the trap.

Add: "Well point": A pointed device driven into the ground to tap an underground source of water. Used in dewatering excavations, trenches, etc.

Add: "Zone": A partial section of a piping system.

Section 890.140 Repairs and Alterations

890.140(a)(2): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

d) Reference Section 890.110 b)4) regarding permit requirements.

Section 890.150 Workmanship

890.150(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subparts:

1) Corrections may be required to uncover structural problems found as a result of wall and floor material removal during remodeling, and/or repair work. Corrections will be the responsibility of the owner or agent.

2) Cutting, drilling, or notching: No structural member shall be weakened or impaired by cutting, notching, or otherwise, except to the extent permitted by the administrative authority. Joists, beams, studs, and other framing members shall be reinforced prior to the installation of piping. Reference the village building code for requirements.

3) Firestopping of annular spaces of pipe penetrations shall be as per the village building code and N.F.P.A. requirements. such requirements apply to all types of buildings - residential, commercial, and industrial. Consult the administrative authority regarding requirements.

Section 890.160 Used Plumbing Material, Equipment, Fixtures

890.160(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

c) Equipment and fixtures utilized for commercial food preparation or industrial purposes shall have N.S.F. approval and meet the requirements of the Lake County Health Department.

Section 890.170 Sewer and/or Water Required

890.170(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsections:

e) Industrial wastes. Wastes detrimental to the public sewer system or detrimental to the functioning of the sewage treatment plant shall be treated and disposed of as directed by the administrative authority or other authority having jurisdiction.

f) Sampling manhole. Shall be installed ten feet from building on sanitary building sewer as per Village of Gurnee Engineering Department requirements and the North Shore Sanitary District.

Section 890.180 Sewer and Water Pipe Installation

890.180(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

The method being tamped oakum and caulked with lead. The neoprene mechanical expansive type, silicone caulking, or other material found equally effective and approved as such by the administrative authority. See Illustration BB and CC, Appendix B.

890.180(e): Change to read as follows:

Parallel. No piping shall be laid parallel to building footings closer than three feet, except with the approval of the administrative authority when space is not available. When parallel piping is laid deeper than the building footings. the horizontal distance from the footing shall be equal to, or greater than the vertical distance below the footing.

890.180(f): At the end of this subsection add the following subsections:

g) Perpendicular. The undercut or tunnel shall be backfilled with gravel fill only, to the original grade of excavation.

h) Tunneling and driving. Tunneling may be done in yards, courts, or driveways of any building site. When pipes are driven, the drive pile shall be at least one size larger than the pipe to be laid. Moling is acceptable. The J.U.L.I.E. company must be contacted prior to any dig start.

i) Open trenches. All excavations required to be made for the installation of a building drainage system, or any part thereof, within the walls of a building, shall be open trench work and shall be kept open until the piping has been inspected, tested, and accepted. Piping covered before the inspection shall be made visible to the inspector.

j) Water service pipes, or any underground water pipes shall not be run or laid in the same trench as the building sewer or drainage piping. See Section 890.1150.

k) Safety precautions. All local rules and regulations pertaining to safety and protection of workmen, other persons in the vicinity, and neighboring property shall be observed where trenching, blasting, or other hazardous operation are being conducted.

l) No open cuts shall be made in public roadways, as per village engineering department requirements.

m) Water service piping shall be installed below the recorded frost penetration, at or below the minimum depth prescribed by the authority having jurisdiction.

890 Appendix B Illustrations for Subpart A

Illustration A Air Gap Drawing #1: Add the following after the number "#1": Also called break tank.

Illustration C Battery of Fixtures: Add the following after the word "Fixtures": Circuit venting is prohibited.

Illustration G Building Sub-Drain: Add the following under "Referenced": See Appendix J, Illustration K, for pit requirements and 890.1360(b) Design.

Illustration H Circuit Vent: Omit this Illustration and add the following notation. See Section 890.1520 Circuit and Loop Venting.

Illustration I Common Vent: Add the following notation: Illustrations as shown are not as per village requirements. See Section 890.1460.

Illustration J Continuous Vents: Add the following notation: This is the preferred method.

Illustration R Quarter Bend: Delete side inlet 1/4 bend.

Illustration S Relief Vent: Delete Sketch "D".

Illustration V Stack Vent: Delete as shown and add the following notation: See Section 890.1470 and Appendix A Table 1.

Illustration X Vent Stack: Add the following notation: Shown inaccurately. The shower waste shall be re-vented.

Illustration Y Wet Vent: Delete as shown and add the following notation: The bath tub and shower shall be vented.

Illustration BB Sleeves: Add new Illustration BB Sleeves.

Illustration CC Sleeves: Add new Illustration CC Sleeves.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Illustration BB Sleeves

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Illustration CC Sleeves

Section 890.210 Materials

890.210(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

C) Materials prohibited within the Village of Gurnee:

1) CPVC-CCPVC - water pipe and fittings for potable water supply systems. This includes socket weld, polyfusion, or mechanical joints.

2) Polybutylene tubing - water pipe and fittings for potable water supply systems. This includes socket weld, polyfusion, or mechanical joints.

3) Nonmetallic supply riser tubes - including braided stainless steel covered neoprene.

4) Fixture angle stops - push-on type and nonmetallic.

5) Flexible connectors - used on water heater piping for potable water.

6) Spun air chambers.

7) Mechanical air chamber/shock absorbers - refer to water section.

8) Cellular/foam core PVC - DWV.

9) Double hub soil pipe fittings.

10) Unshielded flexible couplings - Sewers and DWV.

11) Corrugated stainless steel tubing and fittings for gas installations - see village building code requirements.

12) All plastic materials for storm, sanitary, process, and domestic water in any application pertaining to commercial, warehouse, and industrial systems.

Section 890.320 Types of Joints

890.320(a): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

No foreign substances/additives shall be introduced to joint prior to pouring of lead (i.e., wax, paste, fluxes, etc.) cracked, split, or otherwise defective bells or pipes shall be replaced. When pouring a lead joint vertically on a hub badly out of level, a running rope shall be used to assure a continuous monolithic pour. PVC adapters shall be caulked after cooling properly.

890.320(c): Change to read as follows:

Wiped joints. Joints in lead pipe or fittings, in water supply, or drainage systems are prohibited. Connections to existing lead water services, alterations to existing lead DWV, or commercial drainage system, shall be by written permission of the administrative authority only.

890.320(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Tubing shall be reamed to eliminate erosion, cavitation, frictional loss, and noise to the system. Soft tubing shall be sized with an appropriate sizing tool to facilitate consistent fit of tubing to fittings. Bronze fittings shall be of lead-free composition.

890.320(h): Change to read as follows:

Brazed joints. Brazed joints shall be made by first cleaning the surface to be joined down to the base metal, applying flux approved for such joints and for the filler metal to be used, and making the joints by heating to a temperature sufficient to melt the approved brazing filler metal on contact (see Section 890.330(b).) The use of branch extrusion devices is prohibited.

890.320(i): Change to read as follows: Cement mortar joints: Cement mortar joints are prohibited.

890.320(k): Delete without substitution.

890.320(l)(2): Change to read as follows:

Plastic pipe and fitting restrictions. CPVC or any polymer pipe or fittings shall not be used on potable water piping systems. This includes plastic fixture supply riser tubes.

890.320(l)(2)(A): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

For use on potable well water services into the building only. The compression tank shall be located directly at service entry. If this is not feasible, the line shall be of iron or copper within the building to the tank.

890.320(l)(2)(B): At the end of this subpart, add the following subparts:

I. Expansion couplings, such as the O-ring type, will be used as determined by the administrative authority and/or manu- facturer's recommendations for multi-story buildings.

II. Defective materials and workmanship shall be corrected and retested.

III. A.B.S. plastic pipe and fittings shall not be used.

890.320(l)(2)(C): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

Use on water well services only (see 890.320(l)(2)(A)).

890.320(n): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Hangering, support, and restraint shall be as per C.I.S.P.I. requirements.

890.320(c)(2): At the end of this subsection, add the following subpart:

3) Compression fittings (brass) shall be used only in accessible applications.

Section 890.330 Special Joints

890.330(a): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Dielectric unions shall be used at all dissimilar material connections, (i.e., water heaters, copper to galvanized piping, etc.). A brass valve will not be accepted as a dielectric break or converter.

890.330(c): Change to read as follows:

Slip joints. In drainage and water piping, slip joints may be used on the inlet side of the trap or in the trap seal. Slip joints shall not be used in any inaccessible piping. Push-on angle stop valves are prohibited. Compression, threaded, or sweat shall be used.

890.330(e): Change to read as follows:

Compression type couplings. (1) Joints on any part of a water service shall be flared only. (2) Compression fittings shall only be used on stops and equipment connections downstream of a stop.

890.330(g)(1)(D): At the end of this subpart, add the following subpart:

E) For use on well water service piping only.

890.330(g)(2)(C): At the end of this subpart, add the following: Shall be used for underground installations only.

Section 890.340 Use of Joints

890.340(e): At the end of this subsection, add the following: By approval of the administrative authority only.

890.340(g)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following subpart:

3) The use of Cellular Core PVC ASTM.F 891 (1990) is prohibited. Solid Core PVC ASTM.D 2665 (1988) shall be used. See Appendix A Table A.

Section 890.350 Unions

890.350(a): Delete the words "and outlet" from the first paragraph.

890.350(b): Change to read as follows:

b) Water supply system: Unions in the water supply system shall be metal to metal with ground seats. Unions between copper pipe/tubing and dissimilar metals shall be made with a dielectric type union.

Section 890.360 Water Closet and Pedestal Urinal

890.360: At the end of this section, add the following:

The use of commercial putty or plaster is prohibited. Closet collars shall be used on all floor mounted closets, bidets, etc. PVC or copper DWV collars shall be secured to the firm flooring with corrosion resistant screws or bolts.

Section 890.370 Prohibited Joints and Connections in Drainage Systems

890-370: Add the following subsections:

a) Heel and side inlet ells are not acceptable in waste installations. Heel and side inlet ells are permitted in vent installations.

b) Cottage fittings, tees, wyes, combinations, or the small branch inlet shall be used for a dry vent only.

c) Copper waste and water extraction/extrusion tools that form branch openings in tubing shall not be used. Fittings shall be used for any branch opening.

d) The use of saddles of any type is prohibited in building interior DWV systems. Drainage or vent lines shall have the necessary branch fitting placed into the line.

e) The use of saddles of any type is prohibited in building interior potable water supply. This includes self-tapping associated with humidifiers, ice makers, and other water supplied appliances. A fitting and valve shall be installed for any water line branch.

f) Tapping saddles for water main and service installations as per Village of Gurnee Engineering Department specs.

Section 890.380 Increasers and Reducers

890.380: Add the following subsections:

a) VTR increasers shall be assembled using proper reducing fittings. The use of a coupling glued to !he interior of the increaser pipe is prohibited.

b) Bushings shall not be used on gas pipe installations. Use reducing couplings, 90° ells, or tees only.

890 Appendix Q Illustrations for Subpart C

Illustration A, Caulked Joints: Add the following notation: This Illustration is outdated.

Section 890.410 Traps

890.410(c): Delete the period at the end of the second sentence and add: ", including shower drains."

890.410(d): At the end of this subsection. add the following: Flexible PVC and neoprene traps shall not be used.

890.410(e): Change to read as follows:

Drum traps. Drum traps are prohibited.

890.410(f)(3): Change to read as follows: Trap primers are prohibited.

890.410(g)(3): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Said bath traps shall be protected from freezing in overhang projections or other locations.

890.410(i): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Floor drain "P" trap risers shall not exceed 24 inches in height.

890.410(j): Change to read as follows:

Building (house) traps: No trap shall be installed at the base of a soil or waste stack, or in a building drain or building sewer.

890.410(l): At the end of the subsection add the following subsections:

m) Slip joints. Slip joints may be used only on the inlet side of the trap and in the trap seal, in exposed locations.

n) Visible ground joint connections. Visible ground joint connections may be used on the inlet side of the trap, in the trap seal, and on the outlet side of the trap in exposed locations.

Section 890.420 Pipe Cleanouts

890.420(a)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following subparts:

A) Access panels or covering plates provided by the plumbing contractor to be installed in fire rated assemblies shall meet said required rating, subject to the Village of Gurnee Fire Department approval.

B) The end of cleanout plugs shall be within one inch of finish wall or floor.

C) Cleanout plugs shall be sized accordingly, be of compatible material, and shall be I.P.T. only.

D) Countersunk heads shall be used where raised heads may cause a hazard, or for concealment behind finished surfaces. Reversal of standard plugs into the test tee is prohibited.

890.420(a)(3): At the end of the subpart, add the following:

Place said cleanouts at an elevation above and look it out so as not to require removal of any fixture or object to readily access it.

890.420(a)(4): At the end of the subpart, add the following:

Cleanouts penetrating an exterior basement wall shall be a full line size combination Y and one-eighth bend with the cleanout allowing a straight path to access the building sewer for rodding purposes.

890.420(h): At the end of the subsection, add the following:

Cleanouts shall not be used as a floor drain or receive pumped ground water during construction.

Section 890.430 Cleanout Equivalent

890.430: At the end of the section, add the following sentence:

Branch waste lines serving a battery of any type fixture shall have an end of line cleanout.

890.430: At the end of this section, add the following subsection:

a) Exception: Residential kitchen sinks shall be provided with a two-inch fitting cleanout (i.e., using a double wye with one opening for cleanout).

Section 890. 440 Acid-Proof Traps

890.440: At the end of the section, add the following:

Glass or silica iron shall be installed per manufacturer's specifications.

890 Appendix Q, Illustrations for Subpart Q

Illustration A, Fixture Traps: Delete and add the following notation: See Section 890.410(a) regarding residential/commercial applications.

Illustration C, Types of Traps: Delete Drum Trap.

Section 890.510, Grease Interceptor Requirements

890.510(a)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following subparts:

A) Approval: The size, type, and location of each interceptor or separator shall be approved by the plumbing inspector and no wastes other than those requiring treatment or separation shall be discharged into any interceptor.

B) Interceptors installed without approval by the administrative authority shall be removed by order of the plumbing inspector.

890.510(a)(3): At the end of this subpart, add the following subpart:

A) Grease lines to exterior grease interceptors. Said lines shall convey only grease bearing wastes and be separate from any sanitary discharge.

890.510(a)(4): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

Multiple food service units connected to a common grease line to an exterior grease trap may require individual interceptors (i.e., food courts in malls).

890.510(a)(5): At the end of this subpart, add the following subparts:

A) Maintenance of exterior grease traps. The use of ladders or the removal of bulky equipment in order to service interceptors shall constitute a violation of accessibility.

B) Interior above or below floor interceptors/separators shall be installed with sufficient space above them for screen/baffle removal and access for interior cleaning without removal of piping/fixtures or other obstructions.

C) Cleaning. Interceptors shall be maintained in efficient operating condition by periodic removal of accumulated grease.

D) Any interceptor, separator, or grease trap found to have been modified in any manner by removal of baffle, screens, or partitions shall be restored to its original conditions, or completely replaced.

890.510(a)(6): At the end of this subpart, add the following subpart:

A) Exterior grease traps shall be provided with its own vent.

890.510(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

c) Residential units. A grease interceptor is not required for individual dwelling units or any private living quarters.

Section 890.520. Gasoline, Oil and Flammable Liquids

890.520(a)(3): At the end of this subpart, add the following sentence:

Venting of oil/fuel separators shall be a separate system, to the atmosphere through the roof, with no connection to a sanitary vent system.

890.520(a)(4) Change to read as follows:

The inlet of the interceptor or the first basin shall be trapped, and all floor drains trapped and vented.

890.520(e): At the end of this subsection, add the following subpart:

1) Plaster, precious metals, or other solid interceptors shall be approved by the administrative authority. This includes small traps at fixture outlets.

890.520(e): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

f) Double trapping is prohibited.

Section 890.530 Sand, Bottle and Slaughter Houses

890.530: Delete and substitute with the following subsections:

a) Bottling establishments: Bottling plants. Bottling plants shall discharge their process wastes into an interceptor which will provide for the separation of broken glass or other solids before discharging liquid wastes into the drainage system.

b) Slaughter houses. Separators. Slaughtering room drains shall be equipped with separators which shall prevent the discharge into the drainage system of feathers, entrails, and other materials likely to clog the drainage system.

1) Slaughtering or dressing room floor drains shall be equipped with separators.

Section 890.550 Backwater Valves - Sanitary System and Storm System

890.550(a): At the end of the of this subsection, add the following:

A single backwater valve may be installed in the building main drain where it leaves the building.

890.550(e): After this subsection, add the following subsection:

f) A combination gate and check valve shall be used with a cleanout to the downstream side said valve assembly. Pits and depressions at the assembly are prohibited. The proper top extensions for the device shall be installed. The concrete floor patch shall be replaced to the surrounding existing finish floor level.

890 Appendix E Illustrations for Subpart E

890 Appendix E Illustration C: Add the following: See Revised Illustration C.

890 Appendix E Illustration F: Add the following: See Revised Illustration F.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Illistration C Interceptor

Section 890.630 Installation

890.630(d): At the end of this subsection add the following subpart.

1) Joints. Where fixture comes in contact with wall and floors, the point shall be watertight.

890.630(f): At the end of this subsection, add the following subparts:

1) Convenience-accessibility and maintained in sanitary condition. Plumbing fixtures installed for the use of the public shall be installed so that such fixture is convenient, accessible, and maintained in a sanitary condition.

2) Location. No water closet or urinal shall be located in any room or apartment which does not contain a window placed in an external wall of the building or is not provided with a system of ventilation.

3) Minimum clearances. Minimum clearances for access to water closets shall be 16 inches centerline to sidewall or other obstruction, 30 inches from front of bowl to wall or other obstruction.

Section 890.680 Lavatories

890.680(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

e) P traps and hot water supplies. P traps and hot water supplies shall be insulated on handicapped fixtures.

Section 890.690 Shower Receptors and Compartments

890.690(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Bidets, shampoo bowls, therapeutic fixtures, etc., shall meet this requirement.

890.690(e): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsections:

f) Lead-oakum caulked joints shall not be made directly to Schedule 40 PVC pipe. Use of a proper adapter PVC, and such Schedule 40 galvanized nipple with one thread removed in lead joint shall be permitted.

g) Compressive neoprene shower waste connections may be used.

h) Shower supply valves shall be rigidly anchored and escutchions caulked preventing seepage behind unit.

i) Shower head connecting fittings shall be secured by screws through mounting holes of a drop-ear ell fitting to a suitable framing member.

j) Hot and cold water shall be piped to proper openings of mixing valve body. Reversal of valve handles or unit assy, is prohibited, piping will be corrected in all cases.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Illistration F Gas and Oil Interceptor

Section 890.700 Sinks

890.700(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence: All kitchen sink wastes shall be provided with a two-inch cleanout in a double or single wye. See Appendix F, Illustration D (lower).

Section 890.720 Drinking Fountains

890.720(f): Delete this subsection without substitution.

Section 890.730 Floor Drains

890.730: Add the following subsections:

a) Funnel drain accessories may be added to a floor drain strainer to receive open sighted drain lines. Air gap distances shall be as required.

b) Hub drains and floor sinks used to receive indirect wastes from dishwashers, etc., shall be a minimum of one inch above finish floor line, and shall not be used as a floor drain.

c) PVC, A.B.S., and resin floor drain bodies shall not be installed in concrete flooring.

d) Slab on grade, all washroom, and mechanical equipment room floor drains shall be four-inch minimum.

e) A floor drain shall be provided for any RPZ relief valve discharge and water heater relief valve discharges. Also adjacent to laundry equipment on slab on grade installations and janitorial mop basins.

f) Trap primers are prohibited.

Section 890.750 Whirlpool Bathtubs

890.750(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsections:

c) The P trap and water lines shall be installed to prevent freeze-ups. See Village of Gurnee Building Code for insulation requirements.

d) A usable access panel shall be provided for pump/motor service in an accessible location, not requiring cutting of wall, floor, ceiling, exterior, or overhang materials.

e) Backflow prevention and anti-scald requirements shall apply to tub filler/diverter with spray hoses to tubs.

f) Traps shall be the same size as the waste and overflow assembly. P Traps shall be used, with provision for rodding and cleaning. Also, they shall be protected from freezing - a heat run to supply warmed air may be required. The overflow shall be fastened to the tub by means other than the face plate.

Section 890.770 Dishwashing Machines

890.770(1b): At end of this subsection, add the following subpart:

1) Water supplies required for chemicals, rinse agents, etc., shall be protected with the required backflow protection permanently installed on it.

890.770(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsections:

e) Dishwashers shall not discharge to a grease interceptor. See Section 890.510.

f) Dishwashers for commercial use shall be NSF approved.

Section 890.790 Laundry Trays and Drains

890.790(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

c) Automatic washer P traps shall not be installed in any exterior or firewall assembly. Included are any garage walls. See Village of Gurnee Building Code requirement for false wall requirements.

Section 890.800 Special Fixtures and/or Items Designed for a Particular Purpose

890.800: At the end of this section, add the following subsections:

a) Water and drain connections. Baptisteries, ornamental lily pools, aquariums, ornamental fountain basins, and similar construction when provided with water supplies shall be protected from backsiphonage as required. Included are items/fixtures used in hospitals, medical and dental clinic laboratories, mortuaries, food product preparation, processing, manufacturing facilities, and any industrial/commercial application using potable water.

b) Approval. Specialties requiring water or waste connections shall be submitted for approval of the administrative authority.

890 Appendix F Illustrations for Subpart F

890. Appendix F Illustration C: Add the following: See Revised Illustration C.

890. Appendix F Illustration D: Add the following: See Revised Illustration D.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Commercial Type Grinder 1

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Commercial Type Grinder 2

Section 890.920 Vertical Piping

890.920(e): Delete this subsection without substitution.

890.920(f): Delete the last sentence of this subsection without substitution.

890.920(f): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

g) Chemical waste and vent piping. Chemical DWV with resistance coil sealed joints, fusion, socket jointed filled with epoxy materials, glass, silica iron, or any other special material shall be supported as per manufacturer's installation instructions.

Section 890.930 Horizontal Piping

890.930(b): Delete the words "compression gasket" from this subsection without substitution. (Said gaskets are for underground use only.)

890.930(e): Delete this subsection without substitution.

890.930(f): Delete the last sentence of this subsection without substitution.

890.930(f): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

g) Strains and stresses:

1) Piping in the ground shall be laid on a firm bed for its entire length, except where support is otherwise provided which is adequate in the judgment of the department.

2) Blocking under pipe or bells is prohibited and shall be removed before backfilling*. Glass, silica iron, and other special waste lines, as per manufacturer's instructions. PVC underground is prohibited. See Appendix G Illustration D.

3) Copper water piping in metal stud partitions horizontally run shall use rigid split plastic isolators placed in stud hole made with proper size stud punch.

4) No copper tubing shall contact metal partitions. Pipe clamps may be secured to studs provided pipe is isolated with tape or isolating material.

5) Copper tubing with ends hammered flat may be used as a secondary support, (i.e., air chamber, etc.). It shall not be used as a primary support/hanger for waste, drain, vent, or water line main or branch lines.

6) Copper water piping passing through slabs shall be fully wrapped with closed cell pipe covering a minimum of one-half inch thick.

7) Hanger and anchors shall be securely attached to the building's construction, all nuts fully tightened on mechanical supports, expansive anchors fully embedded in concrete or masonry, wire pipe driven fully home in wood structural members. The use of double nuts, lock washers, or other protection shall be used in areas of vibration or expansion stresses. Hangering from pipe to pipe, pipe to duct, or pipe to equipment is prohibited.

Section 890.1010 Indirect Waste Piping

890.1010(a): Charge this subsection to read as follows, and add the following subsection:

a) Food and beverage handling. Commercial dishwashing machines, dishwashing sinks, pot washing sinks, prerinse sinks, silverware sinks, bar sinks, soda fountain sinks, vegetable sinks, potato peelers, ice machines, steam tables, steam cookers, and other similar fixtures shall have their drain lines indirectly discharged to a proper receptor. All indirect waste shall discharge to a vented trap location as close as possible to the fixture and in the same room. See Appendix H (revised drawings) Illustrations A, B, and D.

1) Direct drainage prohibited. Waste from the following shall not discharge directly into any building drain, soil, or waste pipe: a refrigerator; ice box; or other receptacle, appliance, device, or apparatus which is used for the storage, preparation, or processing of food or drink and which is not water connected; water sill; a swimming pool; a water treatment device; or a water operated device. Such fixture wastes shall discharge over an open drain of sufficient size to drain off freely without overflowing. There shall be an open interval of not less than two inches between the discharge end of the waste and the flood level of the drain.

890.1010(d): Change this subsection to read as follows:

d) Swimming pools. Piping carrying backwash or other washwater from a swimming pool filter shall be installed as an indirect waste to the building drain or building sanitary waste system. Piping utilized to drain water from the pool proper, such as the main drain waste and gutter waste, shall be installed as an indirect waste to a sanitary sewer. Piping utilized for carrying wastewater from deck drains around a pool shall be installed as an indirect waste to the sanitary sewer when the deck drains toward the pool. Pools other than private are subject to the Illinois Department of Public Health swimming pool requirements.

890.1010(e): At the end of this subsection, add the following subparts:

1) The discharge from relief valves shall drain through an indirect waste connection into a floor drain or a receptor, which shall be within six feet of unit in the same room.

2) Thermally enhanced wastes, clear of sanitary, shall be cooled before introduction to the drainage system. Method of cooling shall be approved by the administrative authority.

Section 890.1060 Special Wastes and Chemical Wastes

890.1060(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsections:

c) Dilution tanks for corrosive wastes. No corrosive wastes which are equal or greater in corrosive action to five percent hydrochloric acid solution shall discharge into any soil or waste pipe, or any house drain or house sewer of standard materials and construction, without first discharging into a dilution tank or basin. Every dilution tank used for this purpose shall be constructed of earthenware or glass, wood, or other noncorrosive materials, and shall be provided with a standing waste and overflow or other approved means to insure dilution. A chamber shall be provided to retain a sufficient quantity of lime or other neutralizing material which shall be renewed as often as may be necessary to render the solution effective. Such dilution tank shall be provided with a controlled supply of water or neutralizing medium to make its contents noninjurious to ordinary waste pipe and joints. Some high-energy efficient heating plants require neutralizing of flue condensate.

d) Condensers and sumps. No steam pipe shall connect to any part of a drainage or plumbing system, nor shall any water above 180 degrees Fahrenheit be discharged into any part of the drainage system. The drains from pressure tanks, boilers, relief valves, and other similar equipment shall be connected to the drainage system through an indirect waste. Boilers exceeding 15 psi shall discharge through a cooling chamber.

e) Volatile wastes. Gasoline, benzene, naphtha, and other volatile, flammable, or explosive wastes shall not discharge into a house sewer, public sewer, or sewage treatment plant. Such wastes shall be intercepted in approved, vented triple basins and the volatile, flammable, or explosive elements removed. All such basins shall be of water and gas tight materials of durable construction.

Section 890.1130 Protection of Potable Water

890.1130(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence:

A copy of the field test report shall be filed with the Village of Gurnee Building Department.

890.1130(c): At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence:

Reference Village of Gurnee Cross Connection Control Ordinance No. 96-47.

890.1130(e)(5): Delete Exception sentence without substitution.

890.1130(g)(1): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

All devices shall be installed per manufacturer's installation instructions. They shall be installed as a rated assembly, not modified or altered in any manner.

890.1130(g)(6): Delete Exception sentence without substitution.

890 Appendix H Illustrations for Subpart H

890. Appendix H Illustration A: Add the following: See Revised Illustration A.

890.Appendix H Illustration B: Add the following: See Revised Illustration B.

890. Appendix H Illustration D: Add the following: See Revised Illustration D.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Indirect Waste Piping 1

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Indirect Waste Piping 2

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Indirect Waste Piping 4

Section 890.1140 Special Applications and Installation

890.1140(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

A floor drain shall be provided at any RPZ location. The RPZ shall have an air gap fitting attached and the drain piped to the floor drain.

890.11,40(f): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Water supplies for chemicals, disinfectants, or rinse agents shall have an in-line permanent backflow preventer installed.

890.1140(g): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Water supplies for chemicals, disinfectants, or rinse agents shall have an in-line permanent backflow preventer installed.

890.1140(h)(1)(B): Change this subpart to read as follows:

Water operated aspirators used for dispensing detergent shall be protected against backflow and back siphonage by a reduced pressure principle backflow preventer assembly.

Section 890.1150 Water Service Pipe Installation

890.1150(a)(1): At the end of this subpart, add the following sentence:

Appendix A Table A, material approval is revised.

890.1150(a)(3): Delete this subpart and substitute with the following:

Service pipes– How laid: All service pipes leading from the street mains into the building shall be laid in the ground to a depth of not less than five feet below the established street grade, nor shall any service pipe be left with less than five feet of cover. The depth of bury shall not exceed eight feet for any water service. Curb cocks and ground valves shall be keyable with a standard length street key.

890.1150(a)(3) At the end of this subpart, add the following subparts:

4) Stop cock in the street - kind - how placed and protected: Each and every water consumer shall have a Mueller, or equal, corporation stop with one-quarter or one-eighth bend and a Mueller pattern curb stop or equal for one-inch and 1 1/4-inch service. For 1 1/2-inch and two-inch service, a Mueller, or equal, with Minneapolis pattern should be used. All stop cocks shall be inserted into the service pipe within two feet from the outside edge of property line. Where sidewalks cover the entire parkway, the stop cock must be inserted into the service pipe within two feet inside the edge of curb. Each and every stop must be protected with a cast iron Buffalo stop cock box, Minneapolis pattern, at least five feet long and longer if the case requires and 2 1/2 inches internal diameter with the word "Water" cast on the cover, for one-inch water service and three-inch internal diameter for 1 1/2-inch water service or larger. The said stop box in all cases must be placed plumb and square over said stop cock and level with top of sidewalk or curb. Said box shall be supported on a solid foundation of brick, concrete, or concrete slab.

5) Pipe for street service - quality and size: No pipe shall be used for the purpose of street service or a different material or size than herein specified, except by special permit from the village engineer. All service pipe two inches or less internal diameter shall be type K copper water tubing conforming to the requirements (copper water tubing) and all service pipe shall extend from village water main to the water meter. See revised Appendix A Table A.

6) Copper piping one-inch in diameter shall be installed in one piece without couplings or joints from the corporation stop at the water main to the curb stop. The minimum size service is one-inch I.D. Copper piping 1 1/2 inches to two inches inclusive in diameter shall have a minimum length of 20 feet between couplings, shall be soft tempered type K.

7) The number of joints in the service pipe shall be kept to a minimum. Sweat joints in water services are prohibited.

8) Sections of copper tubing and fittings thereon shall only be connected by means of "flared" type joints using extra heavy three-part joint unions. A flared male adapter shall be used for connection to the main building shut-off at the water meter on copper services.

9) Service pipe inspection: The service pipe, on the house side of the curb cock, shall not be covered before it has been inspected and approved by the plumbing inspector or an authorized agent of the Village of Gurnee Engineering Department.

10) Water meters: All water services being supplied from the water distribution system of the Village of Gurnee shall be provided with a Sensus water meter, or approved. All meters must be purchased from the water department of the Village of Gurnee and the type and size of such water meters shall be as determined by the utility foreman or assistant of said village. On all new construction, the meter shall be purchased at the same time and contemporaneously with the application for a permit for water service installation.

Each and every water consumer shall have an independent water supply pipe and water meter, except a master water meter may be installed, which shall measure all the water supplied to a number of apartments, stores, or offices provided they are located in one building under one ownership.

11) A fine will be levied for illegal unmetered water usage. Continued illegal usage may result in the service shut-off or dug-up and disconnected at the street.

a) Temporary water meters, regular and hydrant, are available for use from the Village of Gurnee Water Department.

b) The water meter and remote reader shall be installed prior to the occupancy inspection.

12) The use of galvanized piping, fittings, and nipples before the water meter is prohibited.

13) There shall be a full port shut-off at each side of the water meter. A drain cock shall be provided after the water meter. The hose thread shall be protected with a siphon breaker.

14) A bypass shall be provided on all turbine and compound water meters. It shall be a minimum of one-half service size.

15) Meters, 3/4-inch and one-inch are installed by the village water department. The plumber shall provide proper connections and the needed spread shall be installed and ready for the meter set during rough-in stage. Meters 1 1/2-inch and larger will be installed by the plumber, including supports or bases.

16) A conduit shall be run from within 12 inches of the water meter to a location three feet from the front corner of the house on the side between three to five feet off of the ground. Contact the village water department for requirements pertaining to commercial and industrial.

17) All meters shall be installed in the basement where a heated basement exists. All meters shall be located approximately 24 inches above the floor and four to six inches from the wall. The entire length of the service from the point of entry to the meter shall always be exposed.

18) All meters shall be set plumb, level, and secured to remain so. They must be in an accessible location, free from obstructions, so they can be easily read and serviced. They shall be protected by the customer from freezing or damage. Brass couplings, nipples, fittings, and unions shall be installed on the inlet and outlet side of the meter. On compound or turbine-type meters, flanged connections shall be made. Repair of damaged meters shall be paid for by customer.

19) Malleable water services shall be independent from each other and each provided with its own meter.

20) In residential districts where there is no basement, the water meter shall be located inside the home in a heated area (in an accessible location that can be easily serviced) and provided with a water meter, touchpad, or approved devices so that readings can be made from a register fastened to the outside of the residence. All meters installed in new residential single and duplexes must be equipped with a touchpad. The cost of the touchpad is included in the permit fee.

21) At no time shall water meters be installed in washrooms.

22) In business or manufacturing districts, the location of the meter shall be at the discretion of the foreman of the water department.

23) Tapping and cutting on a water main: All applicants for permits to connect water service pipes with any supply pipe must be made to the building department. Said water connection shall be of copper, type K tubing for two-inch and under. Three and four-inch diameter shall be ductile iron, and for six-inch and over, ductile iron pipe. The water connection for two-inch type K copper or under shall be of the Mueller "O" ring type or its approved equivalent, all furnished by a licensed plumber. Connections shall be made by a licensed plumber after a permit has been issued and paid for, as heretofore provided.

24) For all connections requiring a service three inches or larger in diameter, the connections shall be made with ductile iron fittings and all materials required therefore shall be furnished and installed by a licensed plumber. The fee shall be determined and set by village ordinance.

For all connections requiring a water service three inches or larger, one of the following methods will be used:

A) Cut-in a dry water main will be permitted if agreement can be reached by the water customer effected by a shut-off of water main. Water main valves will be operated by members of the water department only. The connection will be made with ductile iron fittings and all materials required therefore shall be furnished and installed by a licensed plumber.

B) Cut-in on a water main under pressure will be required if it is not possible or convenient to valve off the section in which the cut is to be made. The connection shall be made with ductile iron Mueller or approved tapping sleeves and tapping valves. The cast iron cover on all vaults will be Neenah Foundry #R-1 015 or approved equal.

C) Permits shall be taken out before any cut-in on a water main is made. Twenty-four-hour notice of any cut-in must be given to the superintendent of the water department. The location of all cutting-in tees, cutting-in valves, and shut-off valves on any water service or connection two inches or over shall meet with the approval by the plumbing inspector or an authorized agent of the Village of Gurnee Engineering Department. All completed work on water services or connections two inches and over shall be inspected and approved by the plumbing inspector or an authorized agent of the Village of Gurnee Engineering Department before back filling any part of the trench. No valves on any water main shall be operated by any person other than authorized employees of the water or engineering departments.

890.1150(c): At the end of this section, add the following sentence:

Provisions shall be made for drainage of all hydrants.

Section 890.1190 Water Supply Control Valves and Meter

890.1190(a): Delete this subsection and replace with: See Section 890.1150(a)(13).

890.1190(b): Delete this subsection and replace with:

See Sections 890.1150(a)(17), 890.1150(a)(18), 890.1150(a)(19), 890.1150(a)(20), and 890.1150(a)(21).

890.1190(d) At the end of this subsection, add the following sentence:

Each unit shall have a main shut-off within the unit, location to be typical in all units, accessible and marked "main shut-off."

Section 890.1200 Water Service Sizing

890.1200(a): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Water service pipe sizing. The water service pipe from the street main (including the tap) to the water distribution system for the building shall be sized in accordance with Appendix A, Tables, M, N, O, P, and Q. Water service pipe and fittings shall be a minimum one inch diameter. If flushometers or other devices requiring a high rate of water flow are used, the water service pipe shall be designed and installed to provide this additional flow.

890.1200(c): Change the last sentence of this subsection to read as follows:

A developed length of more than 18 inches shall be considered a dead end.

Section 890.1210 Design of a Building Water Distribution System

890.1210(b): Delete Exception paragraph without substitution.

890.1210(f): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Water hammer. All building water supply systems shall be provided with pipe and cap air chambers. They shall be located at each water outlet or fixture supply termination, and the tops of all risers.

890.1210(f)(1): At the end of this subpart, add the following sentence:

All air chambers shall be 24 Χ I.D. of pipe serving the fixture supply.

890.1210(f)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following sentence: See comments above in subsection f).

Section 890.1220 Hot Water Supply and Distribution

890.1220(a)(8): Change this subpart to read as follows:

All water heating equipment shall have a properly sized temperature and pressure relief valve, based upon the energy input rating of the heater, shall be installed with the temperature sensing element immersed in the tank.

890.1220(a)(10)(A): Delete this subpart and substitute with the following: Reference 890.1220(a)(8).

Section 890.1230 Safety Devices

890.1230(c)(2): Delete the last sentence and change to read as follows: (See Appendix I: Illustrations O.)

890.1230(c)(3): Delete Exception paragraph without substitution.

890.1230(d)(4): Change this subpart to read as follows:

The discharge piping shall discharge indirectly into a floor drain, hub drain, service sink, sump or a trapped and vented P-trap. (See Sections 890.1010 and 890.1050(a), (b), and (c).) The trap must have a deep seal to protect against evaporation. (The use of a light grade oil in the trap will retard evaporation).

Section 890.1240 Miscellaneous

890.1240 Change this section to subsection a) and add the following subsections:

a) Drain cock. All storage tanks shall be equipped with drain cocks.

b) Fire suppression and protection:

1) The licensed plumber for the project shall install the backflow protection for any fire suppression system, including all inlet piping to said valve. No exceptions.

2) In any building where a suppression system is not installed, the plumber shall provide a sprinkler head in front of and within five feet of any gas burning boiler, water heater, or furnace.

3) The length of the branch supplying the head is restricted to a maximum length of 18 inches. Any run exceeding 18 inches shall be provided with a double check valve. Alternate, redesign piping to provide continuous flow past head when domestic water is drawn.

4) For residences, a 1653 pendant sprinkler head shall be used.

5) Appliance locations and arrangements may require more than a single head in residences.

c) Irrigation, lawn sprinkler, swimming pools, or any other system requiring backflow protection. Said device shall be installed by the licensed plumber.

890 Appendix I Illustrations for Subpart I

890. Appendix I Illustration A: Add the following:

Reference Village of Gurnee cross-control connection ordinances or administrative authority for assistance in the requirements and design of the system.

890. Appendix I Illustration H: Add the following: See Revised Illustration H.

890. Appendix I Illustration I: Delete without substitution.

890. Appendix I Illustration J: Add the following: See Revised Illustration J.

890. Appendix I Illustration L: Add the following: See revised Illustration L.

890. Appendix I Illustration M: Add the following: See Revised Illustration M.

890. Appendix I Illustration N: Delete without substitution.

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GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Separate Controls for Each Family Unit

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Water Supply Control

Section 890.1310 Materials

890.1310(a): At the end of this subsection add the following: See revised list Appendix A Table A.

Section 890.1320 Drainage System Installed

890.1320(a): Change this subsection to read as follows and add the following subparts:

a) Drain - filled ground. A building drain installed in filled ground shall be of cast iron.

1) All underground building drains shall be of cast iron soil pipe to five feet outside the building wall minimum.

2) Every new main or branch soil waste and vent pipe within a building shall be of cast iron.

3) Vertical riser stubs - No galvanized steel, PVC, or copper pipe 18 inches or more in length shall be installed underground, unless installed inside a shaft or housing where the pipe is not in direct contact with the ground.

4) Liquid wastes of a temperature exceeding 160 degrees Fahrenheit shall not discharge into any drain or sewer. Wastes of a higher temperature shall not discharge directly into any drain or sewer. Wastes of a higher temperature shall be intercepted and cooled to 160 degrees Fahrenheit, or less. Inside blow-off basins shall be of cast iron and shall be trapped and vented to the outside of the building by means of a vent pipe through the roof.

5) See Section 890.1910 and 890.1920 - Inspection Requirements.

6) Plumbers shall see that sand, limestone screenings, or pea fill is covered over underground piping after the inspection is made.

7) Thru foundation wall installation of building sewer shall be of Class 52 ductile iron ASTM-A-377-1984.

890.1320(b): Change this subsection to read as follows and add the following subparts:

b) Existing drain and sewer installation: Existing drain, waste, vent, and sewer may be used in the renovation of the plumbing system of an existing structure if they are in serviceable condition and the materials conform with Appendix A, Table A, "Approved Building Drainage/Vent Pipe" and "Approved Materials for Building Sewer." If the old work is found defective, the administrative authority shall notify the owner to make the necessary changes to conform with this code.

Independent system. The drainage and plumbing system of each new building and of new work installed in an existing building shall be separate from and independent of that of any other building, except as provided below, and every building shall have an independent connection with a public or private sewer when available.

Exception. Where one building stands in the rear of another building on one lot and no private sewer is available or can be constructed to the rear building through an adjoining alley, the house drain from the front building may be extended to the rear building and the whole will be considered as one house drain.

890.1320(i): Delete the Exception paragraph without substitution.

890.1320(j): At the end of this subsection, add the following: Extrusion of branch inlets into copper DWV is prohibited.

890.1320(l): At the end of this subsection, add the following: See Section 890.1520 Circuit and Loop Venting.

890.1320(m): Change this subsection, to read as follows:

Back-to-back fixtures. Back-to-back fixtures shall be installed with fittings that will prevent mixing of the discharge prior to a change in direction of flow of the discharge from each fixture, or shall be installed with fittings especially designed to eliminate throw-over or backflow of the discharge from one fixture to the other fixture in horizontal installations. For vertical wastes, crosses only shall be used. See Hydraulic Gradient, Section 890.1490.

Section 890.1340 Determination of Sizes for Drainage System

890.1340(d): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Stacked tees are prohibited for kitchen sinks. All sink waste openings shall be continuously vented within 18 inches of trap inlet. Arms are prohibited. A two-inch cleanout shall be provided at trap connections.

890.1340(e): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Future fixtures: When provision is made for the future installation of fixtures, those provided for shall be considered in determining the required size of drain and vent piping during initial construction. Piping provided for such future installation of fixtures may be terminated with a plugged fitting or fittings at the stack so as to form no dead ends, or the waste and vent system may be completed and tested. Future basement rough-ins shall have a vent run from each opening in the floor to the building venting system.

Section 890-1360 Sanitary Wastes Below Sewer

890.1360(a)(1): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

The Village of Gurnee prohibits gravity drainage of any fixture below grade, including floor drains directly into the sanitary system. All fixtures shall discharge into a proper ejector pit and be pumped into the elevated sanitary main drain or stack. Said pump discharge piping shall be metal or solid core PVC, and have a full port valve and a solid check valve installed. See Appendix J, Revised Illustrations K and L.

890.1360(a)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

Ejector pits that have been damaged or modified to assist sub-soil drainage shall be replaced.

890.1360(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

Ejector pits shall be a minimum 30 inches in depth. The pit shall be sized to the potential D.F.U. load.

890.1360(c) At the end of this subsection, add the following:

All floor drains shall be vented.

890.1360(f): Delete this subsection and substitute with the following: See Section 890.1320(a)(4).

Section 890.1370 Floor Drains

890.1370(a): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

A vented floor drain shall be provided at the location of any RPZ backflow preventer to receive its discharges. Floor drains shall be provided in all laundry rooms with concrete floors, residential or commercial.

890.1370(a)(1): Delete this subpart and substitute with the following: All floor drains shall be vented.

890.1370(a)(2): Change this subpart to read as follows:

Each floor drain shall be connected to a sanitary waste drain, except hub drains receiving only clear water discharges which may be connected to the sub-soil drainage system. Any sump or hub drain for receiving clear water waste shall extend two inches above the floor, and all indirect clear water waste lines shall be above the floor level. Top of pits damaged or modified shall have a concrete curb poured two inches high by four inches wide around its perimeter. Any floor drain level with the floor shall discharge to a sanitary waste drain (See Appendix A: Tables F and Revised Table 1.

890.1370(a)(4): Delete this subsection and substitute with the following: See Section 890.1370(a)(3).

890.1370(b): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Each floor drain shall be sized for its intended use and the surface area that it drains. Any floor drain installed below a basement floor or underground shall be no less than four inches in diameter.

890.1370(d): Change this subsection to read as follows: Provision for Evaporation. Floor drain seals subject to evaporation shall be of the deep seal type and may be filled with vegetable oil. Trap primers are prohibited.

890.1370(e)(3): Change this subpart to read as follows:

Floor drains shall be indirectly discharged to the drainage system.

Section 890.1380 Stormwater Drainage Within a Building

890.1380: Change this section to subsection a) as follows and add the following subsections:

a) Any piping installed within a building for the purpose of carrying stormwater shall conform with the requirements of Appendix A, Table A ("Approved Building Drainage/Vent Pipe"), and Sections 890.910 through 890.930, and Section 890.420.

b) Drainage required. Roofs, paved areas, yards, courts, and courtyards shall be drained into a storm sewer system where such systems are available.

Stormwater shall not be drained into sanitary sewers.

c) Sub-soil drains shall discharge into a sump. Such sumps do not require vents.

d) All buildings, except above grade slab construction, shall be required to have a proper sub-soil drainage system. All sump pumps and sump pump discharge lines shall be no less than 1 1/2 [inch] diameter, and have a vertical check. The piping shall be secured to the building. Cellular core PVC is prohibited for pressurized piping. An air gap shall be provided at the sump pump discharge line to the storm sewer. See Appendix J Illustration M.

e) Sump pump discharges shall meet Village of Gurnee Engineering Department requirements.

[f) Reserved.]

[g) Reserved.]

h) All drains within buildings, when underground, shall be of cast iron soil pipe to a distance beyond the footings or bearing walls to undisturbed earth, and in no case less than five feet.

i) No traps shall be required for stormwater drains which are connected to a sewer carrying stormwater.

An area well drain for an enclosure to an air intake of a ventilating unit shall be trapped.

j) Conductors and connections.

1) Conductor pipes shall not be used as soil, waste, or vent pipes; nor shall soil, waste, or vent pipes be used as conductors.

2) Rainwater conductors installed along alley ways, driveways, or other locations where they may be exposed to damage shall be protected by metal guards, recessed into the wall, or constructed from standard weight galvanized steel pipe or equivalent.

3) Expansion joints shall be provided where warranted by temperature variations or physical conditions, as per manufacturer's installation instructions.

4) All piping within the interior, vertical, or horizontal shall be secured and supported, as per Subpart G, all subsections.

5) All PVC fittings shall bear an ASTM design number embossed into it, or an approved manufacturer's label. A cleanout shall be provided at the base of each leader. Cleanouts shall follow Section 890.420 guidelines.

k) Roof drains.

1) Roof drains shall be of cast iron, or other acceptable corrosion-resisting material.

2) All roof areas, except those draining to hanging gutters, shall be equipped with roof drains having strainers extending not less than four inches above the surface of the roof immediately adjacent to the roof drain. Strainers shall have an available inlet area, above roof level, of not less than 1 1/4 times the area of the conductor or leader to which the drain is connected.

3) Roof drain strainers for use on sun decks, parking decks, and similar areas normally serviced and maintained may be of the flat surface type, level with the deck and shall have an available inlet area not less than two times the area of the conductor or leader to which the drain is connected.

4) The connection between roofs and roof drains which pass through the roof and into the interior of the building shall be made watertight by the use of proper flashing or roofing material.

5) Roof drains shall be mounted in deck sump pans on metal sheated roofs. The head shall be secured to the sump pan with the manufacturer's specific under deck clamping hardware. These types of installations shall be provided with an approved expansion joint at the heads outlet.

6) Roof drains mounted in wood or concrete decks shall be securely attached with under deck mounting hardware, with provisions for piping expansion.

l) PVC piping penetrating fire rated assemblies shall be protected with fire collars, or as per Village of Gurnee code requirements.

890 Appendix J, Illustrations for Subpart J

890. Appendix J Illustration E: Add: Circuit Venting is prohibited.

890. Appendix J Illustration K: Add the following: See Revised Illustration K.

890. Appendix J Illustration L: Add the following: See Revised Illustration L.

890. Appendix J Illustration M: Add the following: See Revised Illustration M.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Drainage Below Sewer Level Ill. K

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Sanitary Wastes Below Sewer Ill. L

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Illustration M

890.1420 Stack Vents, Vent Stacks, Main Vents

890.1420(a): At the end of this subsection, add the following: 890.410(f)(3) regarding trap primers.

890.1420(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following: Delete upper illustration showing lavatory arm.

890.1420(d): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Main stack. Each building, habitable dwelling unit, or commercial occupied space in which plumbing is installed shall have at least one main vent stack no smaller than three inches for each building drain installed. Every main vent or vent stack shall connect full size at its base to the main soil or waste pipe at or below the lowest fixture branch, and shall be reconnected with the main soil or waste vent not less than six inches above the spill line of the highest fixture, or shall be extended to and increased in size at the roof. (See Appendix A: Table K and Appendix K: Illustration C).

890.1420(e): At the end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

f) In all new or remodeled work there shall be a two-inch vent pipe brought below the basement ceiling for future basement fixtures, whether roughed in or not. The vent shall be capped or plugged in case the fixtures are not installed.

Section 890.1430 Vent Terminals:

890.1430(c): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Location of vent terminal. No vent terminal from a drainage system shall be directly beneath a door, window, overhang, or other ventilating intake opening of the building, nor shall any such vent terminals be within 12 feet horizontally of such an opening unless it is at least five feet above the top of such opening. (See Appendix K: Illustration E, Revised).

890.1430(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

See Village of Gurnee Building Code regarding false walls.

Section 890.1440 Vent Terminal Size

890.1440(a): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Vent terminal size. Each vent extension through the roof shall have a diameter at least one inch greater than that of the pipe proper; but in no case shall it be less than three inches in diameter through and above the roof.

890.1440(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following: See Section 890.380(a).

Section 890.1450 Vent Grades and Connections

890.1450(b): At the end of this subsection, add the following: See Revised Drawing.

890.1450(d): At the end of this subsection, add the following subpart:

1) See Village of Gurnee Building Code regarding penetration limitations and requirements, (i.e., a two-inch vent line requires a 2 9/16 " diameter hole. A hole this size can not be drilled in a load bearing nominal two-inch by four-inch structural framing member).

890.1450(e): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Heel or side-inlet bend. A heel or side-inlet quarter bend or closet bend shall not be used as a dry or a wet vent when the inlet is placed in a horizontal position of a waste line (See Appendix K: Illustration I Revised Drawings).

Section 890.1460 Fixtures Back-to-Back

890.1460: Change this section to read as follows:

Distance. Two fixtures set back-to-back, within the distance allowed between a trap and its vent 18 inches center to center, may be served with one continuous soil or waste vent pipe, provided that each fixture discharges separately into an approved double fitting having inlet openings at the same level. (See Section 890.1480(b), and Appendix K: Illustration K Revised Drawings).

Section 890.1470 Fixture Trap Vents

890.1470(a): At the end of this subsection, change the following: Appendix A: Table I to Appendix A: Table I Revised.

Section 890.1480 Types of Fixture Trap Vents

890.1480(c): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Vertical wet vent. A vertical wet vent may be used for two fixtures set on the same floor level, but connecting at different levels in the stack, provided the vertical drain and vertical vent is one pipe diameter larger than the upper fixture drain and that both drains conform to Appendix A: Table I. (See Appendix K: Illustration P and O Revised).

Section 890.1490 Installation of Vents for Fixture Traps

890.1490(b) Change this subsection to read as follows:

Different level. If any stack has fixtures entering at different levels, the fixtures other than the fixtures entering at the highest level shall be vented.

890.1490(c): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Horizontal branch drains. Where a water closet discharges into a branch drain, each fixture discharging into that branch drain shall be individually vented.

Section 890.1500 Installation of Wet Venting

890.1500(a): Change this subsection to read as follows: Single Bathroom Groups.

890.1500(a)(1): Delete this subpart without substitution.

890.1500(a)(2): Change this subpart to read as follows.

The horizontal branch shall be a minimum of two inches and connect to the stack at the same level as the water closet drain. (See Appendix K: Illustration S Revised).

890.1500(a)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following subparts:

3) Wet venting is permitted for fixtures on the same floor and in the same room only (i.e. water closet and lavatories, a floor drain and laundry tray or stand pipe). Consult with the plumbing inspector for approval of any wet vent application.

4) When a lavatory and water closet are installed on the first floor of any building or structure and the main bath on the second floor, the lavatory on the first floor may be installed on a two-inch vent serving the first floor water closet.

One fixture unit may be installed on a four inch stack above the unrevented to water closet or stack connection. When the top water closet is installed in the horizontal portion of an off-set soil stack, it will be necessary to install a fixture above the water closet connection to wash the horizontal portion of such stack. (See Appendix K: Illustration S Revised.)

890.1500(b): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Double bathroom groups. Bathroom groups back-to-back on the top floor consisting of two lavatories and two bathtubs or showers may be installed on the same horizontal branch with a common vent for the lavatories and with individual vents for bathtubs or showers, provided the wet vent is two inches in diameter, and the length of the fixture drain conforms to Appendix A: Table E (See Appendix K: Illustration T Revised).

890.1500(c): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Multistory bathroom groups. On the lower floors of a multistory building, the waste pipe from one or two lavatories may be used as a wet vent for one or two water closets. (See Appendix K: Illustration V Revised).

890.1500(c)(3): At the end of this subpart, add the following subpart:

4) Unit Vents. Where two fixtures are location on opposite sides of walls on the same floor, they may have a common waste and vent.

Section 890.1510 Stack Venting

890.1510: Change this section to read as follows:

Delete. Stack venting as described in Section 890 Appendix K: Illustration X. Reference revised illustrations for the needed information.

Section 890.1520 Circuit and Loop Venting

890.1520(a): Delete this subsection without substitution.

890.1520(b): Change this subsection to read as follows: Dual Branches. These methods are prohibited.

890.1520(c): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Vent connections. When the relief vent connections are taken off the horizontal branch, the vent branch connection shall be taken off vertically from the top of the horizontal branch. (See Appendix K: Illustration AA Revised).

890.1520(e): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Fixture connections. Delete as written and Illustrations Y and DID.

890.1520(f): Change this subsection to read as follows:

Loop vented fixtures: When loop vented fixtures are installed in a multistory building, a relief vent shall be provided at the base connection into the horizontal. This is done by connecting the vent stack, full size, into or near the base of the soil stack, or by connecting the vent stack directly into the horizontal branch near the soil stack. The vent shall be carried full size.

890.1520(f): At this end of this subsection, add the following subsection:

g) Exceptions. When architectural designs create a venting problem, circuit venting may be permitted. Consult the administrative authority with drawn designs for written approval before proceeding with the work.

Section 890.1580 Size and Length of Vents

890.1580(d): Delete this subsection with no substitution.

Section 890.1590 Combination Waste and Vent (Floor and Hub Drains Only)

890.1590: Change this section to read as follows:

Combination waste and vent. A combination waste and vent is permitted only where structural conditions preclude conventional plumbing. Submit design drawings for written approval before proceeding with the work.

890.1590(a): Delete this subsection without substitution.

890.1590(b): Delete this subsection without substitution.

890.1590(c): Delete this subsection without substitution.

890.1590(d): Delete this subsection without substitution.

Section 890.1600 Special Venting for Island Fixtures

890.1600(b): Change the last sentence of this subsection to read as follows: (See Section 890.1340 and Appendix K: Illustration GG Revised).

890. Appendix K Illustrations for Subpart K

890. Appendix K Illustration A: Add the following: See Revised Illustration A.

890. Appendix K Illustration E: Add the following: See Revised Illustration E.

890. Appendix K Illustration G: Add the following: See Revised Illustration G.

890. Appendix K Illustration I: Add the following: See Revised Illustration I.

890. Appendix K Illustration J: Add the following: See Revised Illustration J.

890. Appendix K Illustration K: Add the following: See Revised Illustration K.

890. Appendix K Illustration P: Add the following: See Revised Illustration P.

890. Appendix K Illustration Q: Add the following: See Revised Illustration Q.

890. Appendix K Illustration S: Add the following: See Revised Illustration S.

890. Appendix K Illustration T: Add the following: See Revised Illustration T.

890. Appendix K Illustration V: Add the following: See Revised Illustration V.

890. Appendix K Illustration X: Add the following: See Revised Illustration X.

890. Appendix K Illustration Y: Delete this Illustration without substitution.

890. Appendix K Illustration AA: Add the following: See Revised Illustration AA.

890. Appendix K Illustration DD: Delete this Illustration without substitution.

890. Appendix K Illustration GG: Add the following: See Revised Illustration GG.

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Installation of Vent or Main Vent

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Location of Vent Terminal

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Vertical Rise

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Quarter Bends

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Heel or Side-Inlet

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Fixtures Back to Back and Side by Side

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Wet Vent

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Vertical Wet Vent

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Single Bathroom Groups

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Double Bath

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Multistory Bathroom Groups Elevation

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: One Bathroom Group Elevation 1

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: One Bathroom Group Elevation 2

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Right and Wrong Vent Connections

GRAPHIC UNAVAILABLE: Special Venting for Island Fixtures

Section 890.1720 Water Closets

890.1720(c): At the end of this subsection, add the following:

The flush valves and water closets shall be equipped with floodproofing controls.

SUBPART M: INSPECTIONS, TEST, MAINTENANCE, AND ADMINISTRATION

Add the following new Section 890.1900:

890.1900:

1) Sanitation preamble– Scope of this part:

a) This part shall apply to and include all water supply and sanitary work, and sanitary equipment thereafter installed, constructed, altered, or repaired in, for, or about any building, or structure of any kind, within the village limits.

b) Unless otherwise prescribed or made an exception, it shall be the duty of the plumbing inspector to enforce all the provisions of this part relating and pertaining to sanitary plumbing. Where this part refers to, or mentions "inspector," the same shall mean the plumbing inspector.

2) Bond necessary– Permits:

a) No plumbing work of any description shall be done in the Village of Gurnee, except by a State of Illinois or City of Chicago licensed plumber whose license is in good standing. No permit shall be issued by the building department, unless the person applying therefore shall hold a valid license; a surety bond in the amount determined by current ordinance and approved by the village board conditioned, among other things, that the applicant will indemnify and save harmless the Village of Gurnee from all accidents and damages arising from any negligence or unskillfulness in work done under or by virtue of any permit that may be issued to him by the building department of the village, and that he will restore the streets and sidewalks over any pipe he may lay and fill all excavations made by him, so as to leave the streets and sidewalks in as good state and condition as he found them and will keep and maintain the same in good order for a reasonable time thereafter to the satisfaction of the superintendent of streets; and further conditioned that he will pay all fines that may be imposed upon him for a violation of any ordinance, rules or regulations adopted by the village board or the public works department relating thereto; and that he will conform to all the lawful regulations of the village pertaining to the business of plumbing, in accordance with the ordinances of the village and rules and regulations of the department of public health.

6) Plumbing inspector– Duties

a) The plumbing inspector shall have the management of all affairs pertaining to the inspection of all plumbing, but he shall be subject to the authority of the village board. He shall be charged with the survey and inspection of all plumbing work and the enforcement of this code. He shall keep a proper record of each inspection for which a permit is issued.

Disputed decisions. In the case of dispute over any decision he may make, the matter shall be referred to the building commissioner for decisions.

Board of appeal. In case of dispute that cannot be adjusted by the building commissioner, an appeal can be taken to the village board of trustees at its next regular meeting.

b) Right to enter premises. Any person charged with the enforcement of this ordinance, or any law in force in the village applicable to the same subject matter, shall have the right to enter upon any building site premises, property or grounds, or into any building alleged to the unsanitary or a menace to health, at all reasonable hours, upon showing his badge or other credentials of office, and any person or persons interfering with him in the performance of such duties shall be guilty of violating this code.

7) Adjoining higher buildings:

In the event that a new building is built higher than an existing building, the owner of such new building shall not locate windows within 12 feet of any existing stack on the lower building, unless the owner of such new building shall defray the expenses of, or shall himself make such alteration to conform with this section. It shall be the duty of the owner of the lower or existing building to make such alteration therein upon receipt, in advance, of money or security therefor, sufficient for the purpose from the owner of the new or higher building, or to permit at the election of the owner of the new or higher building, the making of such alteration by the owner of said new or higher building.

8) Notice of inspection:

a) When the work performed is ready for inspection, a notification shall be given for the plumbing inspector to the building department not less than eight work hours between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m, before the work is to be inspected or tested and an appointment will be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance.

b) It shall be the duty of the plumber to make sure that the work will stand the test prescribed before giving the notification. If the inspector cannot be at the place at the time mentioned, he shall notify the plumber at once, stating when he can inspect the work. Failure by the plumber to cancel eight hours prior to the scheduled inspection time will require a reinspection fee to be paid at the Village of Gurnee Building Department office. No further inspections will be performed until all fees are collected. See Item 4) b).

c) Upon the satisfactory completion and final test of the plumbing system, a certificate of approval shall be issued by the plumbing inspector and he shall attach it to the plumbing or post it in plain sight.

9) Testing plumbing system:

a) The entire plumbing system within the building must be tested by the plumber in the presence of the plumbing inspector, under a water test, as directed. All pipes must remain uncovered in every part until they have successfully passed the test.

b) When plumbing work has been covered or concealed prior to being tested and approved, it shall be exposed for testing. It is the responsibility of the licensed plumbing contractor to expose plumbing for inspection purposes.

c) The plumber must securely close all openings as directed by the plumbing inspector. The use of wooden plugs for this purpose is prohibited.

d) All equipment, material, and labor required for inspection and testing a plumbing system or any part thereof is the responsibility of the plumbing contractor.

e) Defective pipe and fittings shall be removed and all defective work made good to conform with the provisions of this ordinance. A retest of the repaired section shall be performed.

f) Faulty and defective work shall be made satisfactory to the inspector and no further permit shall be issued to the party in default until such defective work has been corrected.

g) Testing waste and vent - normal conditions:
Waste and vent Normal Conditions: Water
Water Normal Conditions: Water
Waste and vent Winter Conditions: Water (No Exception)
Water Winter Conditions: Water or Air
Gas Air

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List of Special Requirements For:
Underground W & V: Minimum five-foot static head for water test and full visual inspection.
Aboveground W & V: Static head water test, fill to roof or minimum ten feet above top vent bar and full visual inspection.
Storm: Full visual inspection of entire system.
Water: Full visual inspection of entire system.
BFPV Valves, RPZ, DCV or DDCV: Schedule inspection of installation immediately upon completion. Test device and provide test report to Village of Gurnee, and post one on device.
Plumbing Final: Prior to occupancy inspection of building. The complete plumbing system and its fixtures, water heaters, appliances, etc., will be subjected to a full operational performance function examination inspection.
Exception: When testing of the waste, stack and vent system of a building with water becomes a risk of creating damage to an occupied building or its contents, an air test may be substituted. A visual inspection of said premises shall be performed by the plumbing inspector and written permission to authorize said air test. (The test shall be performed as follows in subsection h).

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h) An air test shall be made by attaching an air compressor testing apparatus to any suitable opening and after closing all other inlets and outlets to the system, forcing air into the system until there is a uniform gauge pressure of five pounds per square inch (p.s.i.) or sufficient to balance a column of mercury ten inches in height. This pressure shall be held without introduction of additional air for a period of at least 15 minutes.

i) Upon completion of a section, or the entire water supply system, the system shall be tested and proved tight under a water pressure at least 1 1/2 times the system pressure, but at least 100 p.s.i., by air or water. When exceeding 100 p.s.i., the test shall be of the hydrostatic type only. Testing pressure shall be maintained for 15 minutes. The water used for this test shall be from a potable water supply.

j) The building sewer shall be tested by insertion of a test plug at the point of connection with the public sewer. The building sewer shall be filled with water under a head of at lest ten feet of water. The water level at the top of the water column shall not drop for at least 15 minutes.

k) After the plumbing fixtures have been set and their traps filled with water, their connections shall be tested and proved gas and watertight. The test for gas and water tightness of the completed drainage and vent system shall be made by filling all traps with water, and then introducing int the system a pungent, thick smoke produced by one or more smoke machines. When the smoke appears at stack openings on the roof, the stack opening shall be closed and a pressure equivalent to a one-inch water column shall be maintained for the period of the inspection. Where the department or local plumbing inspector finds that a smoke test cannot be performed, a peppermint test may be substituted. A peppermint test is conducted by introducing two ounces of oil of peppermint into the roof terminal of every line or stack to be tested. Immediately after the oil of peppermint is introduced into the system, ten quarts of hot (160 degrees Fahrenheit) water shall be added, and each terminal sealed. The detection of the odor of peppermint at any trap or at any other point in the plumbing system denotes a leak. Individuals whose body or clothing have come in contact with oil of peppermint shall be excluded from the area until the test is completed.

Section 890.1910 Inspections

890.1910: Delete this section. See Section 890.1900.

Section 890.1920 Testing of Plumbing Systems

890.1910: Delete this section. See Section 890.1900.

Section 890.1930 Test Methods

890.1930. Delete this section. See Section 890.1900.

Section 890.1950 Violations

890.1950(a)(2): At the end of this subpart, add the following:

Included are all existing buildings, residential, commercial, and industrial.

Village Ordinance– Application and Permit

No person, firm, or corporation shall dig up or open any street, avenue, alley, sidewalk, or other public place, except parks, pleasure grounds, or other premises not under the control of the Village of Gurnee, without first obtaining a permit from the village engineer.

Any person, firm, or corporation desiring a permit to so dig up or open any street, avenue, alley, sidewalk, or other public place, shall first submit to the village engineer a written application describing the nature of the work proposed; whereupon the village engineer shall, if the work be such as is permissible under the ordinances of the Village of Gurnee, and upon the payment of all permit fees and charges required in this ordinance for such work, issue a permit to the applicant to so dig up or open such street, avenue, alley, sidewalk, or other public place as above provided.

Permit Fees for Excavations:

The fee for permits to open or tear up hard-surfaced streets, sidewalks, or parkways, which fee shall include the maintenance of the temporary surfacing, shall be determined by current ordinance.

Connecting to Sewers– Fee:

The fee for connecting with any public sanitary sewer in the Village of Gurnee shall be determined by current ordinance, except on an extension from a sewer stub or service where a permit fee has heretofore been paid for such sewer stub or service.

The connection shall be made with the "Y" branch designated by the village engineer in the permit, and no connections shall be cut into the main or street sewer, except where such "Y" branch does not exist. In such cases, special permission shall first be obtained in writing from the village engineer.

Cut-in connections shall be neatly cut without breaking or cracking the sewer pipe beyond the point of cut and shall be flush with the inside of the street sewer and a Dayton, Hubslant & Buffold, or equal tile saddle shall be used.

The joint shall be installed in a manner to reinforce the street sewer.

Before laying or joining additional pipe, all cut-in connections shall be inspected and approved by the plumbing inspector or his authorized representative.

No roof drain, sump pump discharge, or any sub-surface drainage shall be connected to any sanitary sewer.

Connecting With Public Sewers - House Sewers:

House sewer to be of sewer pipe, cast iron pipe, or their equal.

Cast iron pipes to be connected by joints regulated by the Village of Gurnee Plumbing Code.

No house sewer shall have an inside diameter of less than four inches.

The connection with the riser on the public sewer shall be made with a long sweep curve and the pipe continued to within two feet of the building foundation. Pipe shall have a fall not less than one-eighth inch to the foot and shall be laid in trenches of uniform grade.

The house sewer on residential property shall be eight feet below the established street grade, at the curb of the street; provided, however, that the public sewer is of sufficient depth.

890. Appendix A– Plumbing Materials, Equipment, Use Restrictions, and Applicable Standards

Table A Approved Building Drainage/Vent Pipe: Change this table to read as follows:
1. Brass Pipe ASTM B 43-1988
2. Cast Iron Pipe ASTM A 74-1987
ASTM A 888-1991
ASTM C 564-1988
CISPI 301-1990
3. Copper/Copper Alloy Pipe ASTM B 42-1988
ASTM B 302-1988
4. Copper/Copper Alloy Tubing (K-L-M or DWV)2 ASTM B 75-1986
ASTM B 88-1988
ASTM B 251-1988
ASTM B 306-1988
5. Galvanized Steel Pipe2 ASTM A 53-1988
ASTM A 120-1984
6. High Silicon Content Cast Iron Pipe3 ASTM A 377-1984
7. Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Clear Pipe3 ASTM D 1784-1990
8. Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe and Fittings ASTM D 2665-1988
ASTM D 2949-1987
9. Solder ASTM B 32-1989

Agency Notes:

2 Type M copper tubing, DWV copper tubing, and galvanized steel pipe are approved for above-ground uses only.

3 Approved for corrosive waste or corrosive soil conditions.

Table A Approved Materials for Building Sewer: Change this table to read as follows:
1. Cast Iron Soil Pipe/Fittings ASTM A 74-1987
Hubless Soil Pipe CISPI 301-1990
CISPI 310-1990
Rubber Gaskets ASTM C 564-1989
2. Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Pipe Joints ASTM D 2665-1988
ASTM D 2949-1987
ASTM D 3034-1988
ASTM D 2855-1983
3. Vitrified Clay Pipe Pressurized by a Pump or Ejector is Prohibited ASTM C 4-1981
ASTM C 700-1988

Table A: Approved Materials for Water Service Pipe: Change this Table to read as follows:
1. Brass Pipe ASTM B 43-1988
2. Cast Iron (ductile iron) Water Pipe ASTM A 377-1984
3. Copper/Copper Alloy Pipe ASTM B 42-1988
ASTM B 302-1988
4. Copper/Copper Alloy Tubing ASTM B 88-1988
Table a Approved Materials for Water Distribution Pipe: Change this table to read as follows:
1. Brass Pipe ASTM B 43-1988
2. Copper/Copper Alloy Pipe ASTM B 42-1988
ASTM B 302-1988
3. Copper/Copper Alloy Tubing ASTM B 88-1988
4. Galvanized Steel Pipe ASTM A 53-1988
ASTM A 120-1984
5. Welded Copper Water Tube ASTM B 447 WK, WL, and WM-1989
6. Solder ASTM B 32-1989

Table B Minimum Number of Plumbing Fixtures: At the beginning of this Appendix, add the following:

a) Toilet rooms for the two sexes. Where two sexes are accommodated, separate toilet rooms shall be provided, except in dwellings. Entrance to toilet rooms for the two sexes shall be properly separated. Each toilet room shall be distinctly marked with regard to the sex which uses it and no person shall be allowed to use a toilet room assigned to the other sex. There shall be provisions for complete privacy at the entrance and at the fixtures in multiple fixture baths.

b) Toilet rooms required. Every residence and apartment building, store, or place of business, factory, or workshop shall be provided with proper sanitary fixtures. Every toilet or bathroom shall be lighted by a window or windows opening directly upon a street, alley, court, or vent shaft, or adequate lighting per the National Electric Code (N.E.C.) and Village of Gurnee standards. Each toilet room shall be ventilated per Village of Gurnee requirements.

Private residences, two-family dwellings, and apartment houses shall have at least one water closet, one kitchen sink, one lavatory, one tub or shower per unit, and adequate laundry facilities, and hot water supply.

Restaurants and lunch rooms shall have at one water closet and one wash basin provided for each sex. The wastewater from sinks, dishwashing machines, and other fixtures likely to contain grease shall, before entering the sewer, discharge into an approved intercepting catch basin or grease trap.

Depots or waiting stations shall have at least one water closet and wash basin for females; one water closet, one urinal, and one wash basin for males.

Stores shall have at least one water closet and one sink or wash basin for each sex. Bathrooms shall not open directly facing front entrance of store and the door shall be provided with a proper spring for keeping such door closed. Water closet or urinal compartments shall never open directly into any bakery, market, restaurant, or into any room where food is being prepared and shall always be so located as to be least objectionable as regards to sanitation and privacy.

Office building. Where such offices or suite of offices are not fitted with a water closet and wash basin for each such office or suite of offices, a bathroom for each sex shall be provided for the use of the occupants and such toilet rooms shall be located in the public hall. Men's bathrooms shall have at least one water closet, one urinal, and one wash basin. The bathroom for women shall have at least one water closet, and one wash basin. In the hall, a sanitary drinking water device. Provide accessible and adequate fixtures for housekeeping and janitorial services.

Public laundries, wash houses, or cleaning establishments shall not have less than one water closet and one sink or wash basin for each sex. Laundry trays, drums, vats, etc., see Section 890.540 and 890.740.

Where gasoline, benzene, naphtha, or other inflammable oils or compounds are used in cleaning establishments and where such business is carried on, there shall be provided a drain pipe to a trap or separator; trap separator to have a waste bucket which shall separate the oil and gases, and with a fire preventive water ring. The trap shall have a four-inch waste outlet and a two-inch or larger vent hub connection which shall be carried through the roof, properly vented. See Section 890.520.

c) [Public garages and filling stations.] Public garages and filling stations, including gas and convenience stores, vehicle sales, and rentals shall have at least one water closet and one wash basin for each sex. Wash basins and service sinks to be provided with hot and cold water. The drain used for car washing shall have a trap or separator, see Section 890.520.

d) Toilet rooms in existing buildings. Every existing building must be provided with facilities equal to the facilities required by this code for new buildings of a similar kind.

e) Toilet rooms– Auditorium. Separate toilet rooms in connection with auditoriums shall be provided for males and females. There shall be separate water closets provided for males and females in connection with the stage of every theater which accommodates more than 500 persons, except theaters used for motion picture exhibitions only. Separate drinking fountains shall be provided for the stage and auditorium.

f) Proper use and care of plumbing fixtures. All plumbing fixtures, such as water closets, urinals, sinks, lavatories, bath tubs, etc., shall be used only for the purpose for which they are intended. All such fixtures shall be kept in a sanitary and clean condition.

Temporary closet accommodations for new buildings or other construction work. Suitable and adequate toilet facilities shall be provided during building operations. Toilets shall be properly enclosed to secure privacy, and shall be kept in a sanitary and clean condition.

Table B Minimum Number of Plumbing Fixtures

Instructions/Footnotes for Table B
Footnotes:
6. Change this footnote to read as follows: In addition to providing separate hand washing facilities in the kitchen for employees, all restaurants shall provide a minimum of one service/utility sink and one three-compartment sink to sanitize dishes and eating utensils.

Table D Minimum Water Distribution Pipe Size

Type of Fixture or Device (See Footnotes 1 and 2)

At the end of this table, add the following footnote:

3. Only one fixture shall be supplied with 1/2 inch. The pipe size shall be increased one pipe size at multiple fixture groups. (Appendix A/Tables-27)

Table I Allowed Distance from Fixture Trap to Vent

Change this table to read as follows:
Size of Fixture Drain (Inches) Maximum Allowed Distance From Trap to Vent
1 1/4 1 ft. 6 in
1 1/2 1 ft. 6 in.
2 1 ft. 6 in.
3 5 ft. 0 in.
4 and larger 6 ft. 0 in.

Table L Horizontal Circuit and Loop Vent Sizing Table

Change the name of this Table to read and add the following: Table L Horizontal Circuit and Loop (See Section 890.1520 a) and b).

(Ord. No. 2000-8, § 3, 1-24-2000)

Secs. 18-193– 18-200. Reserved.

ARTICLE VIII.
PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE

DIVISION 1.
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION

Sec. 18-201. Title.

These regulations shall be known as the Property Maintenance Code (hereinafter referred to as "this code") of the Village of Gurnee (hereinafter referred to as "village" or "this jurisdiction).

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-202. Scope.

The provisions of this code shall apply to all existing residential and nonresidential structures and all existing premises and constitute minimum requirements and standards for premises, structures, equipment and facilities for light, ventilation, space, heating, sanitation, protection from the elements, life safety, safety from fire and other hazards, and for safe and sanitary maintenance; the responsibility of owners, operators and occupants; the occupancy of existing structures and premises, and for administration, enforcement and penalties.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-203. Intent.

This code shall be construed to secure its expressed intent, which is to ensure public health, safety and welfare insofar as they are affected by the continued occupancy and maintenance of structures and premises. Existing structures and premises that do not comply with these provisions shall be altered or repaired to provide a minimum level of health and safety as required herein. Repairs, alterations, additions to and change of occupancy in existing buildings shall comply with all applicable laws, ordinances, codes and regulations.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-204. Severability.

If a section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this code is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 2.
APPLICABILITY

Sec. 18-205. General.

The provisions of this code shall apply to all matters affecting or relating to structures and premises, as set forth in division 1. Where, in a specific case, different sections of this code specify different requirements, the most restrictive shall govern.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-206. Maintenance.

Equipment, systems, devices and safeguards required by this code or a previous regulation or code under which the structure or premises was constructed, altered or repaired shall be maintained in good working order. No owner, operator or occupant shall cause any service, facility, equipment or utility which is required under this section to be removed from or shut off from or discontinued for any occupied dwelling, except for such temporary interruption as necessary while repairs or alterations are in progress. The requirements of this code are not intended to provide the basis for removal or abrogation of fire protection and safety systems and devices in existing structures. Except as otherwise specified herein, the owner or the owner's designated agent shall be responsible for the maintenance of buildings, structures and premises.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-207. Application of other codes.

Repairs, additions or alterations to a structure, or changes of occupancy, shall be done in accordance with the procedures and provisions of all applicable laws, ordinances, codes and regulations. Nothing in this code shall be construed to cancel, modify or set aside any provision of the Village of Gurnee Zoning Ordinance or the Village of Gurnee Nuisance Code. Whenever another village ordinance, code or regulation requires a more strict standard of compliance or, if another village ordinance, code or regulation is in conflict with this code, the more strict ordinance, code or regulation shall apply.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-208. Existing remedies.

The provisions in this code shall not be construed to abolish or impair existing remedies of the jurisdiction or its officers or agencies relating to the removal or demolition of any structure which is dangerous, unsafe and unsanitary.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-209. Workmanship.

Repairs, maintenance work, alterations or installations which are caused directly or indirectly by the enforcement of this code shall be executed and installed in a workmanlike manner and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's installation instructions.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-210. Historic buildings.

The provisions of this code shall not be mandatory for existing buildings or structures designated as historic buildings when such buildings or structures are judged by the code official to be safe and in the public interest of health, safety and welfare.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-211. Referenced codes and standards.

The codes and standards referenced in this code shall be considered part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference. Where differences occur between provisions of this code and the referenced standards, the provisions of this code shall apply.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-212. Requirements not covered by code.

Requirements necessary for the strength, stability or proper operation of an existing fixture, structure or equipment, or for the public safety, health and general welfare, not specifically covered by this code, shall be determined by the code official.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 3.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Sec. 18-213. General.

The administration of this code shall be under the jurisdiction of the Gurnee Community Development Department.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-214. Appointment.

The building official shall be designated as the property maintenance code official (hereinafter "code official"). The property maintenance code official shall have all employment rights and responsibilities as designated in the employee policies, as may be amended from time to time, of the Village of Gurnee, such as, but not limited to, conflict of interest and ethics regulations.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-215. Deputies.

In accordance with the prescribed procedures of this jurisdiction, when and as prescribed, and with the concurrence of the appointing authority, the code official shall have the authority to appoint a deputy code official, other related technical officers, inspectors and other employees.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-216. Liability.

The code official, officer or employee charged with the enforcement of this code, while acting for the jurisdiction, shall not thereby be rendered liable personally, and is hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage accruing to persons or property as a result of an act required or permitted in the discharge of official duties.

Any suit instituted against any officer or employee because of an act performed by that officer or employee in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this code shall be defended by the legal representative of the jurisdiction until the final termination of the proceedings. The code official or any subordinate shall not be liable for costs in an action, suit or proceeding that is instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this code; and any officer of the department of property maintenance inspection, acting in good faith and without malice, shall be free from liability for acts performed under any of its provisions or by reason of any act or omission in the performance of official duties in connection therewith.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-217. Fees.

The fees for activities and services performed by the department in carrying out its responsibilities under this code shall be as provided in the fee schedules of the village as amended from time to time.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 4.
DUTIES AND POWERS OF THE CODE OFFICIAL

Sec. 18-218. General.

The code official shall enforce the provisions of this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-219. Rule-making authority.

Subject to the input and approval of the director of the department, the code official shall have authority as necessary in the interest of public health, safety and general welfare, to adopt and promulgate rules and procedures; to interpret and implement the provisions of this code; to secure the intent thereof; and to designate requirements applicable because of local climatic or other conditions. Such rules shall not have the effect of waiving structural or fire performance requirements specifically provided for in this code, or of violating accepted engineering methods involving public safety.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-220. Inspections.

The code official shall make all of the required inspections, or shall accept reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals. All reports of such inspections shall be in writing and be certified by a responsible officer of such approved agency or by the responsible individual. The code official is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report upon unusual technical issues that arise, subject to the approval of the appointing authority.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-221. Right of entry.

Subject to all state and federal constitutional limitations, the code official is authorized to request from the owner or occupant of property permission to enter the structure or premises at reasonable times. If entry is not permitted, and if there is probable cause or reasonable belief that a violation of this code exists within the structure or upon the premises, the code official is authorized to pursue recourse as provided by law.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-222. Identification.

The code official shall carry proper identification when inspecting structures or premises in the performance of duties under this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-223. Notices and orders.

The code official shall issue all necessary notices or orders to ensure compliance with this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-224. Department records.

The code official shall keep official records of all business and activities of the department specified in the provisions of this code. Such records shall be retained in the official records as long as the building or structure to which such records relate remains in existence, unless otherwise provided for by other regulations.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-225. Coordination of inspections.

Whenever, in the enforcement of this code or another code or ordinance, the responsibility of more than one code official of the jurisdiction is involved, it shall be the duty of the code officials involved to coordinate their inspections and administrative orders as fully as practicable so that the owners and occupants of the structure shall not be subjected to visits by numerous inspectors or multiple or conflicting orders. Whenever an inspector from any agency or department observes an apparent or actual violation of some provision of some law, ordinance or code not within the inspector's authority to enforce, the inspector shall report the findings to the code official having jurisdiction.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 5.
APPROVAL

Sec. 18-226. Modifications.

Whenever there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this code, the code official shall have the authority to grant modifications for individual cases, provided the code official shall first find that special individual reason makes the strict letter of this code impractical and the modification is in compliance with the intent and purpose of this code and that such modification does not lessen health, life and fire safety requirements. The details of action granting modifications shall be recorded and entered in the department files.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-227. Alternative materials, methods and equipment.

The provisions of this code are not intended to prevent the installation of any material or to prohibit any method of construction not specifically prescribed by this code, provided that any such alternative has been approved. An alternative material or method of construction shall be approved where the code official finds that the proposed design is satisfactory and complies with the intent of the provisions of this code, and that the material, method or work offered is, for the purpose intended, at least the equivalent of that prescribed in this code in quality, strength, effectiveness, fire resistance, durability and safety.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-228. Required testing.

Whenever there is insufficient evidence of compliance with the provisions of this code, or evidence that a material or method does not conform to the requirements of this code, or in order to substantiate claims for alternative materials or methods, the code official shall have the authority to require tests to be made as evidence of compliance at no expense to the jurisdiction. Where equivalence is an issue the burden of proof for establishing equivalence shall be as provided in the village building code.

(1) Test methods. Test methods shall be as specified in this code or by other recognized test standards. In the absence of recognized and accepted test methods, the code official shall be permitted to approve appropriate testing procedures performed by an approved agency.

(2) Test reports. Reports of tests shall be retained by the code official for the period required for retention of public records.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-229. Material and equipment reuse.

Materials, equipment and devices shall not be reused unless such elements are in good repair or have been reconditioned and tested when necessary, placed in good and proper working condition and approved.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 6.
VIOLATIONS

Sec. 18-230. Unlawful acts.

It shall be unlawful for a person, firm or corporation to be in conflict with or in violation of any of the provisions of this code. Any person failing to comply with a notice of violation or order served in accordance with this section shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and the violation shall be deemed a strict liability offense. If the notice of violation is not complied with, the code official shall institute the appropriate proceeding at law or in equity to restrain, correct or abate such violation, or to require the removal or termination of the unlawful occupancy of the structure in violation of the provisions of this code or of the order or direction made pursuant thereto. Any action taken by the authority having jurisdiction on such premises shall be charged against the real estate upon which the structure is located and shall be a lien upon such real estate.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-231. Commencement of action, citation, contents.

(a) The community development department is assigned the primary responsibility of enforcing this code and is granted the authority expressly and implicitly needed and necessary for enforcement.

(b) Nothing in this section shall preclude employees of the community development department from seeking voluntary compliance with the provisions of this division or from enforcing this division, proactively or reactively, through warnings, notices to comply, or other such devices designed to achieve compliance in the most efficient and effective manner under the circumstances. Any person who neglects, fails or refuses to correct the violations contained within a notice to comply or other similar device issued pursuant to this division may be assessed a reinspection fee for inspections which occur after the compliance date. The fee for these reinspections shall be set by resolution of the village board. Failure to pay reinspection fees within 14 days of assessment is a violation of this section. Delinquent reinspection fees shall be a lien against the real property where the violation occurred. Liens shall be filed in the office of the recorder of deeds in a form which describes the real property and the reason for the lien. The director of finance shall develop a recordable lien form for the purposes of this section.

(c) The director is authorized to commence a civil action under this division by issuing a citation to the occupant of the property where the violation has occurred, the owner of record, or any person responsible for the violation.

(d) The citation form will be established by the director and shall direct the defendant to appear in branch court or, to settle the matter, pay the charges and expenses pursuant to applicable fee and fine schedules within 14 days after issuance of the citation. The form shall contain a schedule of fines and penalties that are imposed by this division and approved by resolution of the village board.

(e) The citation shall be served by delivery of a copy of the defendant by any of the following means:

(1) By service upon the defendant by the director or his designee; or

(2) By first class mail, postage prepaid, addressed to the defendant at the last known address. Service by mail is deemed complete upon deposit in the U.S. mail; or

(3) By posting the citation on the property where the violation has occurred; or

(4) By any of the methods for service of court process described in the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure.

(f) The citation shall contain the date and location of the violation, reference to the Gurnee Municipal Code provision or ordinance violated, and notices that within 14 days from the date on which the citation was issued, the fine for the violation must be paid to and received by the Village of Gurnee or to appear in branch court.

(g) The citation shall state that if the defendant fails to appear in court at the time specified, or pay the fine for the violation, judgment by default will be entered in the amount of the fine designated on the citation for the violation charged.

(h) The citation and its service upon the violator shall comply in all respects with applicable court rules for ordinance violation citations.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-232. Appearance or payment by mail.

(a) The defendant shall, at the time specified on the citation, appear in the designated court in person or through his/her/its attorney and enter his/her/its plea according to the rules of court. The court proceedings shall thereafter be pursuant to the rules of court.

(b) The defendant may admit the allegations in the citation and pay the fine indicated by timely mailing the citation to the village hall, together with payment for the amount of the fine and, if paid by check, made payable to the Village of Gurnee. Appearance by mail will be deemed complete by the postmarked date on the mailing provided the rules of court pertaining to appearance for trial on the citation are followed.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-233. Default judgment.

If the defendant fails to appear as directed on the citation, the court, upon request of the village prosecutor or director of community development, may enter a default judgment for the amount of the fine indicated for the violation charged, or such higher fine as the prosecutor may request. Nothing herein shall be construed to prevent the prosecutor from requesting that the court enter such other or further relief as may be lawfully available. If a defendant fails to appear at a hearing, the court may enter judgment against the nonappearing defendant for the amount of the appropriate fine.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-234. Civil fines and penalties imposed.

(a) The civil fine for a violation of any provision of this code shall be an amount not to exceed $750.00 per offense. Each day which a violation exists shall be considered a separate offense.

(b) In the event the violator fails or refuses to appear in court on the day assigned, and a default judgment is to be entered, the prosecutor shall request such additional fines and further relief as may be appropriate under the circumstances.

(c) The court may enter judgment for delinquent fines, fees, reinspection fees, and penalties as may be provided by law. In addition, any judgment for an amount certain imposed pursuant to this code shall constitute a lien against the real property of the owner of the property where the violation occurred. The lien may be perfected by recording a duly executed memorandum of judgment with the office of the Lake County Recorder of Deeds. Any judgment for civil penalty pursuant to this code may be collected as any other civil judgment.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-235. Abatement of violation.

The imposition of the penalties herein prescribed shall not preclude the legal officer of the jurisdiction from instituting appropriate action to restrain, correct or abate a violation, or to prevent illegal occupancy of a building, structure or premises, or to stop an illegal act, conduct, business or utilization of the building, structure or premises.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 7.
NOTICES AND ORDERS

Sec. 18-236. Notice to person responsible.

Whenever the code official determines that there has been a violation of this code or has grounds to believe that a violation has occurred, notice shall be given in the manner prescribed in division 6 to the person responsible for the violation as specified in this code. Notices for condemnation procedures shall also comply with section 18-240.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-237. Transfer of ownership.

It shall be unlawful for the owner of any dwelling unit or structure who has received a compliance order or upon whom a notice of violation has been served to sell, transfer, mortgage, lease or otherwise dispose of such dwelling unit or structure to another until the provisions of the compliance order or notice of violation have been complied with, or until such owner shall first furnish the grantee, transferee, mortgagee or lessee a true copy of any compliance order or notice of violation issued by the code official and shall furnish to the code official a signed and notarized statement from the grantee, transferee, mortgagee or lessee, acknowledging the receipt of such compliance order or notice of violation and fully accepting the responsibility without condition for making the corrections or repairs required by such compliance order or notice of violation.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 8.
UNSAFE STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT

Sec. 18-238. General.

When a structure or equipment is found by the code official to be unsafe, or when a structure is found unfit for human occupancy, or is found unlawful, such structure shall be condemned pursuant to the provisions of this code.

(1) Unsafe structures. An unsafe structure is one that is found to be dangerous to the life, health, property or safety of the public or the occupants of the structure by not providing minimum safeguards to protect or warn occupants in the event of fire, or because such structure contains unsafe equipment or is so damaged, decayed, dilapidated, structurally unsafe or of such faulty construction or unstable foundation, that partial or complete collapse is possible.

(2) Unsafe equipment. Unsafe equipment includes any boiler, heating equipment, elevator, moving stairway, electrical wiring or device, flammable liquid containers or other equipment on the premises or within the structure which is in such disrepair or condition that such equipment is a hazard to life, health, property or safety of the public or occupants of the premises or structure.

(3) Structure unfit for human occupancy. A structure is unfit for human occupancy whenever the code official finds that such structure is unsafe, unlawful or, because of the degree to which the structure is in disrepair or lacks maintenance, is unsanitary, vermin or rat infested, contains filth and contamination, or lacks ventilation, illumination, sanitary or heating facilities or other essential equipment required by this code, or because the location of the structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants of the structure or to the public.

(4) Unlawful structure. An unlawful structure is one found in whole or in part to be occupied by more persons than permitted under this code, or was erected, altered or occupied contrary to law.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-239. Closing of vacant structures.

If the structure is vacant and unfit for human habitation and occupancy, and is not in danger of structural collapse, the code official is authorized to post a placard of condemnation on the premises and order the structure closed up so as not to be an attractive nuisance. Upon failure of the owner to close up the premises within the time specified in the order, the code official shall cause the premises to be closed and secured through any available public agency or by contract or arrangement by private persons and the cost thereof shall be charged against the real estate upon which the structure is located and shall be a lien upon such real estate and may be collected by any other legal resource.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-240. Notice.

Whenever the code official has condemned a structure or equipment under the provisions of this section, notice shall be posted in a conspicuous place in or about the structure affected by such notice and served on the owner or the person or persons responsible for the structure or equipment in accordance with division 6. If the notice pertains to equipment, it shall also be placed on the condemned equipment. The notice shall be in the form prescribed in division 7.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-241. Placarding.

Upon failure of the owner or person responsible to comply with the notice provisions within the time given, the code official shall post on the premises or on defective equipment a placard bearing the word "condemned" and a statement of the penalties provided for occupying the premises, operating the equipment or removing the placard.

(1) Placard removal. The code official shall remove the condemnation placard whenever the defect or defects upon which the condemnation and placarding action were based have been eliminated. Any person who defaces or removes a condemnation placard without the approval of the code official shall be subject to the penalties provided by this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-242. Prohibited occupancy.

Any occupied structure condemned and placarded by the code official shall be vacated as ordered by the code official. Any person who shall occupy a placarded premises or shall operate placarded equipment, and any owner or any person responsible for the premises who shall let anyone occupy a placarded premises or operate placarded equipment shall be liable for the penalties provided by this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 9.
EMERGENCY MEASURES

Sec. 18-243. Imminent danger.

When, in the opinion of the code official, there is imminent danger of failure or collapse of a building or structure which endangers life, or when any structure or part of a structure has fallen and life is endangered by the occupation of the structure, or when there is actual or potential danger to the building occupants or those in the proximity of any structure because of explosives, explosive fumes or vapors or the presence of toxic fumes, gases or materials, or operation of defective or dangerous equipment, the code official is hereby authorized and empowered to order and require the occupants to vacate the premises forthwith. The code official shall cause to be posted at each entrance to such structure a notice reading as follows: "This Structure Is Unsafe and Its Occupancy Has Been Prohibited by the Code Official." It shall be unlawful for any person to enter such structure except for the purpose of securing the structure, making the required repairs, removing the hazardous condition or of demolishing the same.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-244. Temporary safeguards.

Notwithstanding other provisions of this code, whenever, in the opinion of the code official, there is imminent danger due to an unsafe condition, the code official shall order the necessary work to be done, including the boarding up of openings, to render such structure temporarily safe whether or not the legal procedure herein described has been instituted; and shall cause such other action to be taken as the code official deems necessary to meet such emergency.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-245. Closing streets.

When necessary for public safety, the code official shall temporarily close structures and close, or order the authority having jurisdiction to close, sidewalks, streets, public ways and places adjacent to unsafe structures, and prohibit the same from being utilized.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-246. Emergency repairs.

For the purposes of this section, the code official shall employ the necessary labor and materials to perform the required work as expeditiously as possible.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-247. Costs of emergency repairs.

Costs incurred in the performance of emergency work shall be paid by the jurisdiction. The legal counsel of the jurisdiction shall institute appropriate action against the owner of the premises where the unsafe structure is or was located for the recovery of such costs.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-248. Hearing.

Any person ordered to take emergency measures shall comply with such order forthwith. Any affected person shall thereafter, upon petition directed to the appeals board, be afforded a hearing as described in this code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 10.
DEMOLITION

Sec. 18-249 General.

The code official shall order the owner of any premises upon which is located any structure, which in the code official's judgment is so old, dilapidated or has become so out of repair as to be dangerous, unsafe, unsanitary or otherwise unfit for human habitation or occupancy, and such that it is unreasonable to repair the structure, to demolish and remove such structure; or if such structure is capable of being made safe by repairs, to repair and make safe and sanitary or to demolish and remove at the owner's option; or where there has been a cessation of normal construction of any structure for a period of more than two years, to demolish and remove such structure.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-250. Notices and orders.

All notices and orders shall comply with division 6.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-251. Failure to comply.

If the owner of a premises fails to comply with a demolition order within the time prescribed, the code official shall cause the structure to be demolished and removed, either through an available public agency or by contract or arrangement with private persons, and the cost of such demolition and removal shall be charged against the real estate upon which the structure is located and shall be a lien upon such real estate.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-252. Salvage materials.

When any structure has been ordered demolished and removed, the governing body or other designated officer under said contract or arrangement aforesaid shall have the right to sell the salvage and valuable materials at the highest price obtainable. The net proceeds of such sale, after deducting the expenses of such demolition and removal, shall be promptly remitted with a report of such sale or transaction, including the items of expense and the amounts deducted, for the person who is entitled thereto, subject to any order of a court. If such a surplus does not remain to be turned over, the report shall so state.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 11.
MEANS OF APPEAL

Sec. 18-253. Application for appeal.

Any person directly affected by a decision of the code official or a notice or order issued under this code shall have the right to appeal to the board of appeals, provided that a written application for appeal is filed within 20 days after the day the decision, notice or order was served. An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the true intent of this code or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of this code do not fully apply, or the requirements of this code are adequately satisfied by other means.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-254. Membership of board.

The property maintenance board of appeals shall consist of a minimum of three members who are qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to property maintenance and who are not employees of the jurisdiction. The code official shall be an ex-officio member but shall have no vote on any matter before the board. The board shall be appointed by the chief appointing authority, and shall serve staggered and overlapping terms.

(1) Alternate members. The chief appointing authority shall appoint two or more alternate members who shall be called by the board chairman to hear appeals during the absence or disqualification of a member. Alternate members shall possess the qualifications required for board membership.

(2) Chairman. The board shall annually select one of its members to serve as chairman.

(3) Disqualification of member. A member shall not hear an appeal in which that member has a personal, professional or financial interest.

(4) Secretary. The chief administrative officer shall designate a qualified person to serve as secretary to the board. The secretary shall file a detailed record of all proceedings in the office of the chief administrative officer.

(5) Compensation of members. Compensation of members shall be determined by law.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-255. Notice of meeting.

The board shall meet upon notice from the chairman, within 20 days of the filing of an appeal, or at stated periodic meetings.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-256. Open hearing.

All hearings before the board shall be open to the public. The appellant, the appellant's representative, the code official and any person whose interests are affected shall be given an opportunity to be heard. A quorum shall consist of not less than two-thirds of the board membership.

(1) Procedure. The board shall adopt and make available to the public through the secretary procedures under which a hearing will be conducted. The procedures shall not require compliance with strict rules of evidence, but shall mandate that only relevant information be received.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-257. Postponed hearing.

When the full board is not present to hear an appeal, either the appellant or the appellant's representative shall have the right to request a postponement of the hearing.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-258. Board decision.

The board shall modify or reverse the decision of the code official only by a concurring vote of a majority of the total number of appointed board members.

(1) Records and copies. The decision of the board shall be recorded. Copies shall be furnished to the appellant and to the code official.

(2) Administration. The code official shall take immediate action in accordance with the decision of the board.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-259. Court review.

Any person, whether or not a previous party of the appeal, shall have the right to apply to the appropriate court for a writ of certiorari to correct errors of law. Application for review shall be made in the manner and time required by law following the filing of the decision in the office of the chief administrative officer.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-260. Stays of enforcement.

Appeals of notice and orders (other than imminent danger notices) shall stay the enforcement of the notice and order until the appeal is heard by the appeals board.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 12.
GENERAL [PROVISIONS]

18-261. Scope.

Unless otherwise expressly stated, the following terms shall, for the purposes of this code, have the meanings shown in division 13.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-262. Interchangeability.

Words stated in the present tense include the future; words stated in the masculine gender include the feminine and neuter; the singular number includes the plural and the plural, the singular.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-263. Terms defined in other codes.

Where terms are not defined in this code and are defined in the other codes or ordinances of the village, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in those codes.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-264. Terms not defined.

Where terms are not defined through the methods authorized by this division, such terms shall have ordinarily accepted meanings such as the context implies.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-265. Parts.

Whenever the words "dwelling unit," "dwelling," "premises," "building," "rooming unit", "housekeeping unit" or "story" are stated in this code, they shall be construed as though they were followed by the words "or any part thereof."

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 13.
GENERAL DEFINITIONS

[Sec. 18-265.1. Definitions.]

Approved. Approved by the code official.

Basement. That portion of a building which is partly or completely below grade.

Bathroom. A room containing plumbing fixtures including a bathtub or shower.

Bedroom. Any room or space used or intended to be used for sleeping purposes.

Code official. The official who is charged with the administration and enforcement of this code, or any duly authorized representative.

Condemn. To adjudge unfit for occupancy.

Dwelling unit. A single unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons, including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation.

Easement. That portion of land or property reserved for present or future use by a person or agency other than the legal fee owner(s) of the property. The easement shall be permitted to be for use under, on or above a said lot or lots.

Exterior property. The open space on the premises and on adjoining property under the control of owners or operators of such premises.

Extermination. The control and elimination of insects, rats or other pests by eliminating their harborage places; by removing or making inaccessible materials that serve as their food; by poison spraying, fumigating, trapping or by any other approved pest elimination methods.

Garbage. The animal or vegetable waste resulting from the handling, preparation, cooking and consumption of food.

Guard. A building component or a system of building components located at or near the open sides of elevated walking surfaces that minimizes the possibility of a fall from the walking surface to a lower level.

Habitable space. Space in a structure for living, sleeping, eating or cooking. Bathrooms, toilet rooms, closets, halls, storage or utility spaces, and similar areas are not considered habitable spaces.

Housekeeping unit. A room or group of rooms forming a single habitable space equipped and intended to be used for living, sleeping, cooking and eating which does not contain, within such a unit, a toilet, lavatory and bathtub or shower.

Imminent danger. A condition which could cause serious or life-threatening injury or death at any time.

Infestation. The presence, within or contiguous to, a structure or premises of insects, rats, vermin or other pests.

Inoperable motor vehicle. A vehicle which cannot be driven upon the public streets for reason including but not limited to being unlicensed, wrecked, abandoned, in a state of disrepair, or incapable of being moved under its own power.

Labeled. Devices, equipment, appliances, or materials to which has been affixed a label, seal, symbol or other identifying mark of a nationally recognized testing laboratory, inspection agency or other organization concerned with product evaluation that maintains periodic inspection of the production of the above-labeled items and by whose label the manufacturer attests to compliance with applicable nationally recognized standards.

Let for occupancy or let. To permit, provide or offer possession or occupancy of a dwelling, dwelling unit, rooming unit, building, premise or structure by a person who is or is not the legal owner of record thereof, pursuant to a written or unwritten lease, agreement or license, or pursuant to a recorded or unrecorded agreement of contract for the sale of land.

Occupancy. The purpose for which a building or portion thereof is utilized or occupied.

Occupant. Any individual living or sleeping in a building, or having possession of a space within a building.

Openable area. That part of a window, skylight or door which is available for unobstructed ventilation and which opens directly to the outdoors.

Operator. Any person who has charge, care or control of a structure or premises which is let or offered for occupancy.

Owner. Any person, agent, operator, firm or corporation having a legal or equitable interest in the property; or recorded in the official records of the state, county or municipality as holding title to the property; or otherwise having control of the property, including the guardian of the estate of any such person, and the executor or administrator of the estate of such person if ordered to take possession of real property by a court.

Person. An individual, corporation, partnership or any other group acting as a unit.

Premises. A lot, plot or parcel of land, easement or public way, including any structures thereon.

Public way. Any street, alley or similar parcel of land essentially unobstructed from the ground to the sky, which is deeded, dedicated or otherwise permanently appropriated to the public for public use.

Rooming unit. Any room or group of rooms forming a single habitable unit occupied or intended to be occupied for sleeping or living, but not for cooking purposes.

Rubbish. Combustible and noncombustible waste materials, except garbage; the term shall include the residue from the burning of wood, coal, coke and other combustible materials, paper, rags, cartons, boxes, wood, excelsior, rubber, leather, tree branches, yard trimmings, tin cans, metals, mineral matter, glass, crockery and dust and other similar materials.

Strict liability offense. An offense in which the prosecution in a legal proceeding is not required to prove criminal intent as a part of its case. It is enough to prove that the defendant either did an act which was prohibited, or failed to do an act which the defendant was legally required to do.

Structure. That which is built or constructed or a portion thereof.

Swimming pool, private. Any structure intended for swimming or recreational bathing that contains water over 24 inches (610 mm) deep and which is situated on the premises of a detached one- or two-family dwelling or a one-family townhouse not more than three stories in height with a separate means of egress. This includes, but is not limited to, inground, aboveground, onground or upon-the-ground pools, hot tubs, spas and fixed in place wading pools.

Tenant. A person, corporation, partnership or group, whether or not the legal owner of record, occupying a building or portion thereof as a unit.

Toilet room. A room containing a water closet or urinal but not a bathtub or shower.

Ventilation. The natural or mechanical process of supplying conditioned or unconditioned air to, or removing such air from, any space.

Workmanlike. Executed in a skilled manner; e.g., generally plumb, level, square, in line, undamaged and without marring adjacent work.

Yard. An open space on the same lot with a structure.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 14.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

Sec. 18-266. Scope.

The provisions of this code shall govern the minimum conditions and the responsibilities of persons for maintenance of structures, equipment and exterior property.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-267. Responsibility.

The owner of the premises shall maintain the structures and exterior property in compliance with these requirements, except as otherwise provided for in this code. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant or permit another person to occupy premises which are not in a sanitary and safe condition and which do not comply with the requirements of this code. Occupants of a dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit are responsible for keeping in a clean, sanitary and safe condition that part of the dwelling unit, rooming unit, housekeeping unit or premises which they occupy and control.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-268. Vacant structures and land.

All vacant structures and premises thereof or vacant land shall be maintained in a clean, safe, secure and sanitary condition as provided herein so as not to cause a blighting problem or adversely affect the public health or safety.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 15.
EXTERIOR PROPERTY AREAS

Sec. 18-269. Sanitation.

All exterior property and premises shall be maintained in a clean, safe and sanitary condition. The occupant shall keep that part of the exterior property which such occupant occupies or controls in a clean and sanitary condition.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-270. Grading and drainage.

All premises shall be graded and maintained to prevent the erosion of soil and to prevent the accumulation of stagnant water thereon, or within any structure located thereon.

(1) Exception. Approved retention areas and reservoirs.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-271. Sidewalks and driveways.

On private property, all sidewalks, walkways, stairs, driveways, parking spaces and similar areas shall be kept in a proper state of repair, and maintained free from hazardous conditions.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-272. Weeds.

All premises and exterior property shall be maintained free from weeds or plant growth in excess of eight inches in height. All noxious weeds shall be prohibited. Weeds shall be defined as all grasses, annual plants and vegetation, other than trees or shrubs provided; however, this term shall not include cultivated flowers and gardens.

Upon failure of the owner or agent having charge of a property to cut and destroy weeds after service of a notice violation, they shall be subject to prosecution in accordance with division 6 and as prescribed by the authority having jurisdiction. Upon failure to comply with the notice of violation, any duly authorized employee of the jurisdiction or contractor hired by the jurisdiction shall be authorized to enter upon the property in violation and cut and destroy the weeds growing thereon, and the costs of such removal shall be paid by the owner or agent responsible for the property and the village may file a lien on the violating property for the costs of such cutting and destroying.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-273. Rodent harborage.

All structures and exterior property shall be kept free from rodent harborage and infestation. Where rodents are found, they shall be promptly exterminated by approved processes which will not be injurious to human health. After extermination, proper precautions shall be taken to eliminate rodent harborage and prevent reinfestation.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-274. Exhaust vents.

Pipes, ducts, conductors, fans or blowers shall not discharge gases, steam, vapor, hot air, grease, smoke, odors or other gaseous or particulate wastes directly upon abutting or adjacent public or private property or that of another tenant.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-275. Accessory structures.

All accessory structures, including detached garages, fences and walls, shall be maintained structurally sound and in good repair.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-276. Motor vehicles.

Storage and parking of unlicensed or inoperable motor vehicles shall be in accordance with the regulations and prohibitions provided in the village's nuisance code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-277. Defacement of property.

No person shall willfully or wantonly damage, mutilate or deface any exterior surface of any structure or building on any private or public property by placing thereon any marking, carving or graffiti.

It shall be the responsibility of the owner to restore said surface to an approved state of maintenance and repair.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 16.
SWIMMING POOLS, SPAS AND HOT TUBS

Sec. 18-278. Swimming pools.

Swimming pools shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition, and in good repair.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-279. Enclosures.

(a) Private swimming pools, hot tubs and spas, containing water more than 24 inches (610 mm) in depth shall be completely surrounded by a fence or barrier at least 48 inches (1,219 mm) in height above the finished ground level measured on the side of the barrier away from the pool. Gates and doors in such barriers shall be self-closing and self-latching. Where the self-latching device is less than 54 inches (1,372 mm) above the bottom of the gate, the release mechanism shall be located on the pool side of the gate. Self-closing and self-latching gates shall be maintained such that the gate will positively close and latch when released from an open position of six inches (152 mm) from the gatepost. No existing pool enclosure shall be removed, replaced or changed in a manner that reduces its effectiveness as a safety barrier. Provided, however, no fence shall be required for a spa or hot tub, which, when unoccupied by the owner or owner's permitees, has a closed and listed safety cover that complies with ASTM F 1346.

(b) Where a wall of a dwelling serves as part of the barrier one of the following conditions shall be met:

(1) The pool shall be equipped with a powered safety cover in compliance with ASTM F1346; or

(2) All doors with direct access to the pool through that wall shall be equipped with an alarm which produces an audible warning when the door and its screen, if present, are opened. The alarm shall sound continuously for a minimum of 30 seconds immediately after the door is opened and be capable of being heard throughout the house during normal household activities. The alarm shall automatically reset under all conditions. The alarm system shall be equipped with a manual means, such as touchpad or switch, to temporarily deactivate the alarm for a single opening. Such deactivation shall last for not more than 15 seconds. The deactivation switch(es) shall be located at least 54 inches (1,372 mm) above the threshold of the door; or

(3) Other means of protection, such as self-closing doors with self-latching devices, which are approved by the governing body, shall be acceptable so long as the degree of protection afforded is not less than the protection afforded by paragraphs (1) or (2) described above.

(c) Where an aboveground pool structure is used as a barrier or where the barrier is mounted on top of the pool structure and the means of access is a ladder or steps then:

(1) The ladder or steps shall be capable of being secured, locked or removed to prevent access; or

(2) The ladder or steps shall be surrounded by a barrier which meets the requirements of section AG105.2, Items 1 through 9. When the ladder or steps are secured, locked or removed, any opening created shall not allow the passage of a four-inch diameter (102 mm) sphere.

(d) Exception. The provisions of this section 18-279 shall not be retroactively applied to relevant structures which exist as of the effective date of these regulations.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 17.
EXTERIOR STRUCTURE

Sec. 18-280. General.

The exterior of a structure shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and sanitary so as not to pose a threat to the public health, safety or welfare. Except where the village's nuisance code provides for more strict compliance the following sections of this division 17 shall apply.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-281. Protective treatment.

All exterior surfaces, including but not limited to, doors, door and window frames, cornices, porches, trim, balconies, decks and fences shall be maintained in good condition. Exterior wood surfaces, other than decay-resistant woods, shall be protected from the elements and decay by painting or other protective covering or treatment. Peeling, flaking and chipped paint shall be eliminated and surfaces repainted. All siding and masonry joints as well as those between the building envelope and the perimeter of windows, doors, and skylights shall be maintained weather resistant and watertight. All metal surfaces subject to rust or corrosion shall be coated to inhibit such rust and corrosion and all surfaces with rust or corrosion shall be stabilized and coated to inhibit future rust and corrosion. Oxidation stains shall be removed from exterior surfaces. Surfaces designed for stabilization by oxidation are exempt from this requirement. Whenever feasible, colors and materials used in maintaining exterior surfaces shall match, or be visually similar to, the original color or material being maintained unless an overall replacement or change of color or material is taking place. Provided, however, nothing in this section 18-281 is intended to prohibit changing or altering the architectural style or elements which dominate the structure or its various elements.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-282. Premises identification.

Buildings shall have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. Address numbers shall be Arabic numerals or alphabet letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of four inches (102 mm) high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch (12.7 mm).

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-283. Structural members.

All structural members shall be maintained free from deterioration, and shall be capable of safely supporting the imposed dead and live loads.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-284. Foundation walls.

All foundation walls shall be maintained plumb and free from open cracks and breaks and shall be kept in such condition so as to prevent the entry of rodents and other pests.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-285. Exterior walls.

All exterior walls shall be free from holes, breaks, and loose or rotting materials; and maintained weatherproof and properly surface coated where required to prevent deterioration.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-286. Roofs and drainage.

The roof and flashing shall be sound, tight and not have defects that admit rain. Roof drainage shall be adequate to prevent dampness or deterioration in the walls or interior portion of the structure. Roof drains, gutters and downspouts shall be maintained in good repair and free from obstructions. Roof water shall not be discharged in a manner that creates a public nuisance.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-287. Decorative features.

All cornices, belt courses, corbels, terra cotta trim, wall facings and similar decorative features shall be maintained in good repair with proper anchorage and in a safe condition.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-288. Overhang extensions.

All overhang extensions including, but not limited to canopies, marquees, signs, metal awnings, fire escapes, standpipes and exhaust ducts shall be maintained in good repair and be properly anchored so as to be kept in a sound condition. When required, all exposed surfaces of metal or wood shall be protected from the elements and against decay or rust by periodic application of weather-coating materials, such as paint or similar surface treatment.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-289. Stairways, decks, porches and balconies.

Every exterior stairway, deck, porch and balcony, and all appurtenances attached thereto, shall be maintained structurally sound, in good repair, with proper anchorage and capable of supporting the imposed loads.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-290. Chimneys and towers.

All chimneys, cooling towers, smokestacks, and similar appurtenances shall be maintained structurally safe and sound, and in good repair. All exposed surfaces of metal or wood shall be protected from the elements and against decay or rust by periodic application of weather-coating materials, such as paint or similar surface treatment.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-291. Handrails and guards.

Every handrail and guard shall be firmly fastened and capable of supporting normally imposed loads and shall be maintained in good condition.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-292. Window, skylight and door frames.

Every window, skylight, door and frame shall be kept in sound condition, good repair and weather tight.

(1) Glazing. All glazing materials shall be maintained free from cracks and holes.

(2) Openable windows. Every window, other than a fixed window, shall be easily openable and capable of being held in position by window hardware.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-293. Reserved.

Sec. 18-294. Doors.

All exterior doors, door assemblies and hardware shall be maintained in good condition. Locks at all entrances to dwelling units, rooming units and guestrooms shall tightly secure the door. Locks on means of egress doors shall be in accordance with section 18-379.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-295. Basement hatchways.

Every basement hatchway shall be maintained to prevent the entrance of rodents, rain and surface drainage water.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-296. Guards for basement windows.

Every basement window that is openable shall be supplied with rodent shields, storm windows or other approved protection against the entry of rodents.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-297. Building security.

Doors, windows or hatchways for dwelling units, room units or housekeeping units shall be provided with devices designed to provide security for the occupants and property within.

(1) Doors. Doors providing access to a dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit that is rented, leased or let shall be equipped with a deadbolt lock meeting specifications set forth herein. Such deadbolt locks shall be operated only by the turning of a knob or a key and shall have a lock throw of not less than one inch. For the purpose of this section, a sliding bolt shall not be considered an acceptable deadbolt lock. Such deadbolt locks shall be installed according to manufacturer's specifications and maintained in good working order. All deadbolt locks required by this section shall be designed and installed in such a manner so as to be operable inside of the dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit without the use of a key, tool, combination thereof or any other special knowledge or effort.

(2) Windows. Operable windows located in whole or in part within six feet (1,828 mm) above ground level or a walking surface below that provide access to a dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit that is rented, leased or let shall be equipped with a window sash locking devices.

(3) Basement hatchways. Basement hatchways that provide access to a dwelling unit, rooming unit or housekeeping unit that is rented, leased or let shall be equipped with devices that secure the units from unauthorized entry.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 18.
INTERIOR STRUCTURE

Sec. 18-298. General.

The interior of a structure and equipment therein shall be maintained in good repair, structurally sound and in a sanitary condition. Occupants shall keep that part of the structure, which they occupy or control, in a clean and sanitary condition. Every owner of a structure containing a rooming unit, housekeeping units, a hotel, a dormitory, two or more dwelling units or two or more nonresidential occupancies, shall maintain, in a clean and sanitary condition, the shared or public areas of the structure and exterior property.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-299. Structural members.

All structural members shall be maintained structurally sound, and be capable of supporting the imposed loads.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-300. Interior surfaces.

All interior surfaces, including windows and doors, shall be maintained in good, clean and sanitary condition. Peeling, chipping, flaking or abraded paint shall be repaired, removed or covered. Cracked or loose plaster, decayed wood and other defective surface conditions shall be corrected.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-301. Stairs and walking surfaces.

Every stair, ramp, landing, balcony, porch, deck or other walking surface shall be maintained in sound condition and good repair.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-302. Handrails and guards.

Every handrail and guard shall be firmly fastened and capable of supporting normally imposed loads and shall be maintained in good condition.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-303. Interior doors.

Every interior door shall fit reasonably well within its frame and shall be capable of being opened and closed by being properly and securely attached to jambs, headers or tracks as intended by the manufacturer of the attachment hardware.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 19.
HANDRAILS AND GUARDRAILS

Sec. 18-304. General.

Every exterior and interior flight of stairs having more than four risers shall have a handrail on one side of the stair and every open portion of a stair, landing, balcony, porch, deck, ramp, or other walking surface which is more than 30 inches (762 mm) above the floor or grade below shall have guards. Handrails shall not be less than 30 inches (762 mm) high or more than 42 inches (1,067 mm) high measured vertically above the nosing of the tread or above the finished floor of the landing or walking surfaces. Guards shall not be less than 30 inches (762 mm) high above the floor of the landing, balcony, porch, deck, or ramp or other walking surface.

(1) Exception. Guards shall not be required where exempted by the adopted building code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 20.
RUBBISH AND GARBAGE

Sec. 18-305. Accumulation of rubbish or garbage.

All exterior property and premises, and the interior of every structure, shall be free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-306. Disposal of rubbish.

Every occupant of a structure shall dispose of all rubbish in a clean and sanitary manner by placing such rubbish in approved containers.

(1) Rubbish storage facilities. The owner of every occupied premises shall supply approved covered containers for rubbish, and the owner of the premises shall be responsible for the removal of rubbish.

(2) Refrigerators. Refrigerators and similar equipment not in operation shall not be discarded, abandoned or stored on premises without first removing the doors.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-307. Disposal of garbage.

Every occupant of a structure shall dispose of garbage in a clean and sanitary manner by placing such garbage in an approved garbage disposal facility or approved garbage containers.

(1) Garbage facilities. The owner of every dwelling shall supply one of the following: an approved mechanical food waste grinder in each dwelling unit; an approved incinerator unit in the structure available to the occupants in each dwelling unit; or an approved leakproof, covered, outside garbage container.

(2) Containers. The operator of every establishment producing garbage shall provide, and at all times cause to be utilized, approved leak proof containers provided with close-fitting covers for the storage of such materials until removed from the premises for disposal.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 21.
EXTERMINATION

Sec. 18-308. Infestation.

All structures shall be kept free from insect and rodent infestation. All structures in which insects or rodents are found, shall be promptly exterminated by approved processes that will not be injurious to human health. After extermination, proper precautions shall be taken to prevent reinfestation.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-309. Owner.

The owner of any structure shall be responsible for extermination within the structure prior to renting or leasing the structure.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-310. Single occupant.

The occupant of a one-family dwelling or of a single-tenant nonresidential structure shall be responsible for extermination on the premises.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-311. Multiple occupancy.

The owner of a structure containing two or more dwelling units, a multiple occupancy, rooming units or a nonresidential structure shall be responsible for extermination in the public or shared areas of the structure and exterior property. If infestation is caused by failure of an occupant to prevent such infestation in the area occupied, the occupant shall be responsible for extermination.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-312. Occupant.

The occupant of any structure shall be responsible for the continued rodent and pest-free condition of the structure.

(1) Exception. Where the infestations are caused by defects in the structure, the owner shall be responsible for extermination.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 22.
MOISTURE RELATED DAMAGE

Sec. 18-313. Moisture related damage to components of structural members.

Any structural component that has been damaged by or as a result of exposure to water in any form shall be repaired or replaced according to standard procedures, applicable code and applicable federal, state and local regulations (e.g. E.P.A. "Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings" or FEMA-234 "Repairing Your Flooded Home").

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-314. Moisture related damage to components of interior surfaces.

Any interior component that has been damaged by or as a result of exposure to water in any form shall be repaired or replaced according to standard procedures, applicable code and applicable federal, state and local regulations (e.g. E.P.A. "Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings" or FEMA-234 "Repairing Your Flooded Home").

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 23.
GENERAL

Sec. 18-315. Scope.

The provisions of divisions 23 through 26 shall govern the minimum conditions and standards for light, ventilation and space for occupying a structure.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-316. Responsibility.

The owner of the structure shall provide and maintain light, ventilation and space conditions in compliance with these requirements. A person shall not occupy as owner or occupant, or permit another person to occupy, any premises that do not comply with the requirements of divisions 23 through 26.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-317. Alternative devices.

In lieu of the means for natural light and ventilation herein prescribed, artificial light or mechanical ventilation complying with the building code shall be permitted.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 24.
LIGHT

Sec. 18-318. Habitable spaces.

Every habitable space shall have at least one window of approved size facing directly to the outdoors or to a court. The minimum total glazed area for every habitable space shall be eight percent of the floor area of such room. Wherever walls or other portions of a structure face a window of any room and such obstructions are located less than three feet (914 mm) from the window and extend to a level above that of the ceiling of the room, such window shall not be deemed to face directly to the outdoors nor to a court and shall not be included as contributing to the required minimum total window area for the room.

(1) Exception. Where natural light for rooms or spaces without exterior glazing areas is provided through an adjoining room, the unobstructed opening to the adjoining room shall be at least eight percent of the floor area of the interior room or space, but not less than 25 square feet (2.33 m2). The exterior glazing area shall be based on the total floor area being served.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-319. Common halls and stairways.

Every common hall and stairway in residential occupancies, other than in one- and two-family dwellings, shall be lighted at all times with a minimum 620 lumens light bulb for each 200 square feet (19 m2) of floor area or equivalent illumination, provided that the spacing between lights shall not be greater than 30 feet (9,144 mm). In other than residential occupancies, means of egress, including exterior means of egress stairways shall be illuminated at all times the building space served by the means of egress is occupied with a minimum of one footcandle (11 lux) at floors, landings and treads.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-320. Other spaces.

All other spaces shall be provided with natural or artificial light sufficient to permit the maintenance of sanitary conditions, and the safe occupancy of the space and utilization of the appliances, equipment and fixtures.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 25.
VENTILATION

Sec. 18-321. Habitable spaces.

Every habitable space shall have at least one openable window. The total openable area of the window in every room shall be equal to at least 45 percent of the minimum glazed area required in section 18-318.

(1) Exception. Where rooms and spaces without openings to the outdoors are ventilated through an adjoining room, the unobstructed opening to the adjoining room shall be at least eight percent of the floor area of the interior room or space, but not less than 25 square feet (2.33 m2). The ventilation openings to the outdoors shall be based on a total floor area being ventilated.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-322. Bathrooms and toilet rooms.

Every bathroom and toilet room shall comply with the ventilation requirements for habitable spaces as required by section 18-321, except that a window shall not be required in such spaces equipped with a mechanical ventilation system. Air exhausted by a mechanical ventilation system from a bathroom or toilet room shall discharge to the outdoors and shall not be recirculated.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-323. Cooking facilities.

Unless approved through the certificate of occupancy, cooking shall not be permitted in any rooming unit or dormitory unit, and a cooking facility or appliance shall not be permitted to be present in a rooming unit or dormitory unit.

(1) Exception. Where specifically approved in writing by the code official.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-324. Process ventilation.

Where injurious, toxic, irritating or noxious fumes, gases, dusts or mists are generated, a local exhaust ventilation system shall be provided to remove the contaminating agent at the source. Air shall be exhausted to the exterior and not be recirculated to any space.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-325. Clothes dryer exhaust.

Clothes dryer exhaust systems shall be independent of all other systems and shall be exhausted in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 26.
OCCUPANCY LIMITATIONS

Sec. 18-326. Privacy.

Dwelling units, hotel units, housekeeping units, rooming units and dormitory units shall be arranged to provide privacy and be separate from other adjoining spaces.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-327. Minimum room widths.

A habitable room, other than a kitchen, shall not be less than seven feet (2,134 mm) in any plan dimension. Kitchens shall have a clear passageway of not less than three feet (914 mm) between counter fronts and appliances or counter fronts and walls.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-328. Minimum ceiling heights.

Habitable spaces, hallways, corridors, laundry areas, bathrooms, toilet rooms and habitable basement areas shall have a clear ceiling height of not less than seven feet (2,134 mm).

(1) Exceptions.

(a) In one- and two-family dwellings, beams or girders spaced not less than four feet (1,219 mm) on center and projecting not more than six inches (152 mm) below the required ceiling height.

(b) Basement rooms in one- and two-family dwellings occupied exclusively for laundry, study or recreation purposes, having a ceiling height of not less than six feet eight inches (2,033 mm) with not less than six feet four inches (1,932 mm) of clear height under beams, girders, ducts and similar obstructions.

(c) Rooms occupied exclusively for sleeping, study or similar purposes and having a sloped ceiling over all or part of the room, with a clear ceiling height of at least seven feet (2,134 mm) over not less than one-third of the required minimum floor area. In calculating the floor area of such rooms, only those portions of the floor area with a clear ceiling height of five feet (1,524 mm) or more shall be included.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-329. Bedroom requirements.

Every bedroom shall comply with the requirements of sections 18-326 through 18-330.

(1) Area for sleeping purposes. Every bedroom occupied by one person shall contain at least 70 square feet (6.5 m2) of floor area, and every bedroom occupied by more than one person shall contain at least 50 square feet (4.6 m2) of floor area for each occupant thereof.

(2) Access from bedrooms. Bedrooms shall not constitute the only means of access to other bedrooms or habitable spaces and shall not serve as the only means of egress from other habitable spaces.

(a) Exception. Units that contain fewer than two bedrooms.

(3) Water closet accessibility. Every bedroom shall have access to at least one water closet and one lavatory without passing through another bedroom. Every bedroom in a dwelling unit shall have access to at least one water closet and lavatory located in the same story as the bedroom or an adjacent story.

(4) Prohibited occupancy. Kitchens and nonhabitable spaces shall not be used for sleeping purposes.

(5) Other requirements. Bedrooms shall comply with the applicable provisions of this code including, but not limited to, the light, ventilation, room area, ceiling height and room width requirements of this division; the plumbing facilities and water-heating facilities requirements of divisions 27 through 33; the heating facilities and electrical receptacle requirements of divisions 35, 37 and 38; and the smoke detector and emergency escape requirements of division 42.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-330. Overcrowding.

Dwelling units shall not be occupied by more occupants than permitted by the minimum area requirements of table 18-330.

TABLE 18-330 MINIMUM AREA REQUIREMENTS
SPACE MINIMUM AREA IN SQUARE FEET
1– 2 occupants 3– 5 occupants 6 or more occupants
Living room a,b No requirements 120 150
Dining room a,b No requirements 80 100
Bedrooms Shall comply with section 18-329

For SI: 1 square foot = 0.093 m2.

a See subsection 18-330(2) for combined living room/dining room spaces.

b See subsection 18-330(1) for limitations on determining the minimum occupancy area for sleeping purposes.

(1) Sleeping area. The minimum occupancy area required by table 18-330 shall not be included as a sleeping area in determining the minimum occupancy area for sleeping purposes. All sleeping areas shall comply with section 18-329.

(2) Combined spaces. Combined living room and dining room spaces shall comply with the requirements of table 18-330 if the total area is equal to that required for separate rooms and if the space is located so as to function as a combination living room/dining room.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-331. Efficiency unit.

Nothing in this section shall prohibit an efficiency living unit from meeting the following requirements:

(1) A unit occupied by not more than two occupants shall have a clear floor area of not less than 220 square feet (20.4 m2). A unit occupied by three occupants shall have a clear floor area of not less than 320 square feet (29.7 m2). These required areas shall be exclusive of the areas required by paragraphs (2) and (3).

(2) The unit shall be provided with a kitchen sink, cooking appliance and refrigeration facilities, each having a clear working space of not less than 30 inches (762 mm) in front. Light and ventilation conforming to this code shall be provided.

(3) The unit shall be provided with a separate bathroom containing a water closet, lavatory and bathtub or shower.

(4) The maximum number of occupants shall be three.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-332. Food preparation.

All spaces to be occupied for food preparation purposes shall contain suitable space and equipment to store, prepare and serve foods in a sanitary manner. There shall be adequate facilities and services for the sanitary disposal of food wastes and refuse, including facilities for temporary storage.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 27.
PLUMBING FACILITIES AND FIXTURE REQUIREMENT

Sec. 18-333. Scope.

The provisions of divisions 27 through 33 shall govern the minimum plumbing systems, facilities and plumbing fixtures to be provided.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-334. Responsibility.

The owner of the structure shall provide and maintain such plumbing facilities and plumbing fixtures in compliance with these requirements. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant or permit another person to occupy any structure or premises which does not comply with the requirements of divisions 27 through 33.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 28.
REQUIRED FACILITIES

Sec. 18-335. Dwelling units.

Every dwelling unit shall contain its own bathtub or shower, lavatory, water closet and kitchen sink which shall be maintained in a sanitary, safe working condition. The lavatory shall be placed in the same room as the water closet or located in close proximity to the door leading directly into the room in which such water closet is located. A kitchen sink shall not be used as a substitute for the required lavatory.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-336. Multiple rooming units.

At least one water closet, lavatory and bathtub or shower shall be supplied for each four rooming units.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-337. Hotels.

Where private water closets, lavatories and baths are not provided, one water closet, one lavatory and one bathtub or shower having access from a public hallway shall be provided for each ten occupants.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-338. Employees' facilities.

A minimum of one water closet, one lavatory and one drinking facility shall be available to employees.

(1) Drinking facilities. Drinking facilities shall be a drinking fountain, water cooler, bottled water cooler or disposable cups next to a sink or water dispenser. Drinking facilities shall not be located in toilet rooms or bathrooms.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 29.
TOILET ROOMS

Sec. 18-339. Privacy.

Toilet rooms and bathrooms shall provide privacy and shall not constitute the only passageway to a hall or other space, or to the exterior. A door and interior locking device shall be provided for all common or shared bathrooms and toilet rooms in a multiple dwelling.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-340. Location.

Toilet rooms and bathrooms serving hotel units, rooming units or dormitory units or housekeeping units, shall have access by traversing not more than one flight of stairs and shall have access from a common hall or passageway.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-341. Location of employee toilet facilities.

Toilet facilities shall have access from within the employees' working area. The required toilet facilities shall be located not more than one story above or below the employees' working area and the path of travel to such facilities shall not exceed a distance of 500 feet (152 m). Employee facilities shall either be separate facilities or combined employee and public facilities.

(1) Exception. Facilities that are required for employees in storage structures or kiosks, which are located in adjacent structures under the same ownership, lease or control, shall not exceed a travel distance of 500 feet (152 m) from the employees' regular working area to the facilities.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-342. Floor surface.

In other than dwelling units, every toilet room floor shall be maintained to be a smooth, hard, nonabsorbent surface to permit such floor to be easily kept in a clean and sanitary condition.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 30.
PLUMBING SYSTEMS AND FIXTURES

Sec. 18-343. General.

All plumbing fixtures shall be properly installed and maintained in working order, and shall be kept free from obstructions, leaks and defects and be capable of performing the function for which such plumbing fixtures are designed. All plumbing fixtures shall be maintained in a safe, sanitary and functional condition.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-344. Fixture clearances.

Plumbing fixtures shall have adequate clearances for usage and cleaning.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-345. Plumbing system hazards.

Where it is found that a plumbing system in a structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants or the structure by reason of inadequate service, inadequate venting, cross connection, back siphonage, improper installation, deterioration or damage or for similar reasons, the code official shall require the defects to be corrected to eliminate the hazard.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 31.
WATER SYSTEM

Sec. 18-346. General.

Every sink, lavatory, bathtub or shower, drinking fountain, water closet or other plumbing fixture shall be properly connected to either a public water system or to an approved private water system. All kitchen sinks, lavatories, laundry facilities, bathtubs and showers shall be supplied with hot or tempered and cold running water in accordance with the plumbing code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-347. Contamination.

The water supply shall be maintained free from contamination, and all water inlets for plumbing fixtures shall be located above the flood-level rim of the fixture. Shampoo basin faucets, janitor sink faucets and other hose bibs or faucets to which hoses are attached and left in place, shall be protected by an approved atmospheric-type vacuum breaker or an approved permanently attached hose connection vacuum breaker.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-348. Supply.

The water supply system shall be installed and maintained to provide a supply of water to plumbing fixtures, devices and appurtenances in sufficient volume and at pressures adequate to enable the fixtures to function properly, safely, and free from defects and leaks.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-349. Water heating facilities.

Water heating facilities shall be properly installed, maintained and capable of providing an adequate amount of water to be drawn at every required sink, lavatory, bathtub, shower and laundry facility at a temperature of not less than 110° F (43° C). A gas-burning water heater shall not be located in any bathroom, toilet room, bedroom or other occupied room normally kept closed, unless adequate combustion air is provided. An approved combination temperature and pressure-relief valve and relief valve discharge pipe shall be properly installed and maintained on water heaters.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 32.
SANITARY DRAINAGE SYSTEM

Sec. 18-350. General.

All plumbing fixtures shall be properly connected to either a public sewer system or to an approved private sewage disposal system.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-351. Maintenance.

Every plumbing stack, vent, waste and sewer line shall function properly and be kept free from obstructions, leaks and defects.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 33.
STORM DRAINAGE

Sec. 18-352. General.

Drainage of roofs and paved areas, yards and courts, and other open areas on the premises shall not be discharged in a manner that creates a public nuisance.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 34.
MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS

Sec. 18-353. Scope.

The provisions of divisions 35 through 40 shall govern the minimum mechanical and electrical facilities and equipment to be provided.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-354. Responsibility.

The owner of the structure shall provide and maintain mechanical and electrical facilities and equipment in compliance with these requirements. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant or permit another person to occupy any premises which does not comply with the requirements of this chapter.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 35.
HEATING FACILITIES

Sec. 18-355. Facilities required.

Heating facilities shall be provided in structures as required by this section.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-356. Residential occupancies.

Dwellings shall be provided with heating facilities capable of maintaining a room temperature of 68°F (20°C) in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms based on the required winter outdoor design temperature. Cooking appliances shall not be used to provide space heating to meet the requirements of this section.

(1) Exception. In areas where the average monthly temperature is above 30°F (-1°C), a minimum temperature of 65°F (18°C) shall be maintained.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-357. Heat supply.

Every owner and operator of any building who rents, leases or lets one or more dwelling unit, rooming unit, dormitory or guestroom on terms, either expressed or implied, to furnish heat to the occupants thereof shall supply heat during the period from October 1 to April 30 to maintain a temperature of not less than 68°F (20°C) in all habitable rooms, bathrooms, and toilet rooms.

(1) Exceptions.

(a) When the outdoor temperature is below the winter outdoor design temperature for the locality, maintenance of the minimum room temperature shall not be required provided that the heating system is operating at its full design capacity. The winter outdoor design temperature for the locality shall be as required by the applicable village code.

(b) In areas where the average monthly temperature is above 30°F (-1°C) a minimum temperature of 65°F (18°C) shall be maintained.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-358. Occupiable work spaces.

Indoor occupiable work spaces shall be supplied with heat during the period from October 1 to April 30 to maintain a temperature of not less than 65°F (18°C) during the period the spaces are occupied.

(1) Exceptions.

(a) Processing, storage and operation areas that require cooling or special temperature conditions.

(b) Areas in which persons are primarily engaged in vigorous physical activities.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-359. Room temperature measurement.

The required room temperatures shall be measured three feet (914 mm) above the floor near the center of the room and two feet (610 mm) inward from the center of each exterior wall.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 36.
MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT

Sec. 18-360. Mechanical appliances.

All mechanical appliances, fireplaces, solid fuel-burning appliances, cooking appliances and water heating appliances shall be properly installed and maintained in a safe working condition, and shall be capable of performing the intended function.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-361. Removal of combustion products.

All fuel-burning equipment and appliances shall be connected to an approved chimney or vent.

(1) Exception. Fuel-burning equipment and appliances which are labeled for unvented operation.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-362. Clearances.

All required clearances to combustible materials shall be maintained.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-363. Safety controls.

All safety controls for fuel-burning equipment shall be maintained in effective operation.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-364. Combustion air.

A supply of air for complete combustion of the fuel and for ventilation of the space containing the fuel-burning equipment shall be provided for the fuel-burning equipment.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-365. Energy conservation devices.

Devices intended to reduce fuel consumption by attachment to a fuel-burning appliance, to the fuel supply line thereto, or to the vent outlet or vent piping therefrom, shall not be installed unless labeled for such purpose and the installation is specifically approved.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 37.
ELECTRICAL FACILITIES

Sec. 18-366. Facilities required.

Every occupied building shall be provided with an electrical system in compliance with the requirements of this division and division 38.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-367. Service.

The size and usage of appliances and equipment shall serve as a basis for determining the need for additional facilities in accordance with the applicable village electrical code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-368. Electrical system hazards.

Where it is found that the electrical system in a structure constitutes a hazard to the occupants or the structure by reason of inadequate service, improper fusing, insufficient receptacle and lighting outlets, improper wiring or installation, deterioration or damage, or for similar reasons, the code official shall require the defects to be corrected to eliminate the hazard.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 38.
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

Sec. 18-369. Installation.

All electrical equipment, wiring and appliances shall be properly installed and maintained in a safe and approved manner.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-370. Receptacles.

Every habitable space in a dwelling shall contain at least two separate and remote receptacle outlets. Every laundry area shall contain at least one grounded-type receptacle or a receptacle with a ground fault circuit interrupter. Every bathroom shall contain at least one receptacle. Any new bathroom receptacle outlet shall have ground fault circuit interrupter protection.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-371. Lighting fixtures.

Every public hall, interior stairway, toilet room, kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, boiler room and furnace room shall contain at least one electric lighting fixture.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 39.
ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS AND DUMBWAITERS

Sec. 18-372. General.

Elevators, dumbwaiters and escalators shall be maintained to sustain safely all imposed loads, to operate properly, and to be free from physical and fire hazards. The most current certificate of inspection shall be on display at all times within the elevator or attached to the escalator or dumbwaiter; or the certificate shall be available for public inspection in the office of the building operator.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-373. Elevators.

In buildings equipped with passenger elevators, at least one elevator shall be maintained in operation at all times when the building is occupied.

(1) Exception. Buildings equipped with only one elevator shall be permitted to have the elevator temporarily out of service for testing or servicing.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 40.
DUCT SYSTEMS

Sec. 18-374. General.

Duct systems shall be maintained free of obstructions and shall be capable of performing the required function.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 41.
FIRE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

Sec. 18-375. Scope.

The provisions of divisions 41 through 44 shall govern the minimum conditions and standards for fire safety relating to structures and exterior premises, including fire safety facilities and equipment to be provided.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-376. Responsibility.

The owner of the premises shall provide and maintain such fire safety facilities and equipment in compliance with these requirements. A person shall not occupy as owner-occupant or permit another person to occupy any premises that do not comply with the requirements of divisions 41 through 44.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 42.
MEANS OF EGRESS

Sec. 18-377. General.

A safe, continuous and unobstructed path of travel shall be provided from any point in a building or structure to the public way. Means of egress shall comply with the fire code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-378. Aisles.

The required width of aisles in accordance with the fire code shall be unobstructed.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-379. Locked doors.

All means of egress doors shall be readily openable from the side from which egress is to be made without the need for keys, special knowledge or effort, except where the door hardware conforms to that permitted by the building code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-380. Emergency escape openings.

Required emergency escape openings shall be maintained in accordance with the code in effect at the time of construction, and the following: Required emergency escape and rescue openings shall be operational from the inside of the room without the use of keys or tools. Bars, grilles, grates or similar devices are permitted to be placed over emergency escape and rescue openings provided the minimum net clear opening size complies with the code that was in effect at the time of construction and such devices shall be releasable or removable from the inside without the use of a key, tool or force greater than that which is required for normal operation of the escape and rescue opening.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 43.
FIRE-RESISTANCE RATINGS

Sec. 18-381. Fire-resistance rated assemblies.

The required fire-resistance rating of fire-resistance rated walls, fire stops, shaft enclosures, partitions and floors shall be maintained.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-382. Opening protectives.

Required opening protectives shall be maintained in an operative condition. All fire and smokestop doors shall be maintained in operable condition. Fire doors and smoke barrier doors shall not be blocked or obstructed or otherwise made inoperable.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

DIVISION 44.
FIRE PROTECTION AND CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTION SYSTEMS

Sec. 18-383. General.

All systems, devices and equipment to detect a fire, actuate an alarm, or suppress or control a fire or any combination thereof shall be maintained in an operable condition at all times in accordance with the fire code.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-384. Smoke alarms.

Single or multiple-station smoke alarms shall be installed and maintained in groups R-2, R-3, R-4 and in dwellings not regulated in group R occupancies, regardless of occupant load at all of the following locations:

(1) On the ceiling or wall outside of each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of bedrooms.

(2) In each room used for sleeping purposes.

(3) In each story within a dwelling unit, including basements and cellars but not including crawl spaces and uninhabitable attics. In dwellings or dwelling units with split levels and without an intervening door between the adjacent levels, a smoke alarm installed on the upper level shall suffice for the adjacent lower level provided that the lower level is less than one full story below the upper level.

Single or multiple-station smoke alarms shall be installed in other groups in accordance with the fire code.

For dwellings existing on the effective date hereof or under construction on the effective date hereof herein termed ("transitional dwellings"), and which do not meet the requirements of this division 44, battery powered smoke alarms shall be installed in all sleeping areas within 90 days of the effective date of these regulations. At such time as a transitional dwelling is under reconstruction or remodeling to the extent that interior solid finishes are removed to the extent that hard wiring of the required smoke detector(s) to the electrical system can be accomplished, then to such extent, a replacement and compliant smoke detector(s) shall be installed.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-385. Power source.

In group R occupancies and in dwellings not regulated as group R occupancies, single-station smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors shall receive their primary power from the building wiring provided that such wiring is served from a commercial source and shall be equipped with a battery backup. Smoke alarms shall emit a signal when the batteries are low. Wiring shall be permanent and without a disconnecting switch other than as required for overcurrent protection.

(1) Exception. Smoke alarms are permitted to be solely battery operated in buildings where no construction is taking place, buildings that are not served from a commercial power source and in existing areas of buildings undergoing alterations or repairs that do not result in the removal of interior wall or ceiling finishes exposing the structure.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-386. Interconnection.

Where more than one smoke alarm or carbon monoxide detector is required to be installed within an individual dwelling unit in groups R-2, R-3, R-4 and in dwellings not regulated as group R occupancies, the smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors shall be interconnected in such a manner that the activation of one alarm will activate all of the alarms in the individual unit. The alarm shall be clearly audible in all bedrooms over background noise levels with all intervening doors closed.

(1) Exceptions.

(a) Interconnection is not required in buildings which are not undergoing alterations, repairs, or construction of any kind.

(b) Smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in existing areas are not required to be interconnected where alterations or repairs do not result in the removal of interior wall or ceiling finishes exposing the structure, unless there is an attic, crawl space or basement available which could provide access for interconnection without the removal of interior finishes.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

Sec. 18-387. Carbon monoxide (CO) alarms.

In all new construction classified in the R group electric (with battery backup) carbon monoxide detectors shall be installed and maintained in the basement, if a basement is provided, and on each level above the basement, or if no basement on the ground floor level and each level above the ground floor level in accordance with all the National Electrical Code (NEC-2002) as amended by the village from time to time or such other versions thereof as the village may adopt from time to time.

(Ord. No. 2004-28, § I, 4-12-2004)

ARTICLE IX.
GURNEE FUEL GAS CODE*

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Editor's note: Ord. No. 2012-33, § 1, adopted April 16, 2012, deleted article IX in its entirety and enacted new provisions to read as herein set out. Former article IX pertained to similar subject matter and derived from Ord. No. 2005-24, §§ I(18-230, 18-401), II, adopted April 18, 2005.

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Sec. 18-400. Adoption.

The regulations, conditions, definitions, and stipulations concerning the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alterations, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of fuel gas systems, as set forth in the 2012 International Fuel Gas Code, with modifications and supplements set forth in section 18-401, are hereby adopted and made applicable, subject to exceptions made in this article, to all existing or proposed mechanical installations, within the corporate limits of the village. The following chapters, and each section and subsection of each such chapter, are not hereby adopted and shall not be applicable in the village:

(Ord. No. 2012-33, § II, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-401. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

The following sections of the 2012 International Fuel Gas Code, are revised as follows:

CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 101 (IFGC) GENERAL

Section 101.1 Title. Insert "Village of Gurnee" as name of jurisdiction.

Section 101.2 Scope. Exceptions: Replace "International Residential Code" here and in all other locations in this code with "Gurnee Residential Code".

Section 101.3 Appendices. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"Provisions in Appendices A, B, C, & D are adopted in their entirety."

Section 102.2.1 Existing buildings. Replace "International Building Code" here and in all other locations in this code with "Gurnee Building Code."

SECTION 106 PERMITS

Section 106.6.2 Fees. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"The fees for mechanical installations/replacement shall be as indicated in Ordinance 2004-53 of the Village of Gurnee."

Section 106.6.3 Refunds. This subsection is deleted in its entirety and a new subsection is added to read as follows:

"The applicant is entitled to a refund of 80 percent of the collected construction fee provided no work for which the permit was issued has been preformed, no inspection has been made, or the permit has not expired. No refund of the plan review fee will be allowed."

CHAPTER 3 GENERAL REGULATIONS

SECTION 301 (IFGC) GENERAL

Section 301.1.1 Other fuels. Replace "International Mechanical Code" here and all other locations in this code with "Gurnee Mechanical Code."

Section 301.2 Energy utilization. Replace "International Energy Conservation Code" here and in all other locations with "Illinois Energy Conservation Code."

CHAPTER 4 GAS PIPING INSTALLATIONS

SECTION 403 (IFGS) PIPING AND MATERIALS

Section 403.5.4 Corrugated stainless steel tubing. Delete this subsection is its entirety, without substitution.

CHAPTER 6 SPECIFIC APPLIANCES

SECTION 621 (IFGC) UNVENTED ROOM HEATERS

Delete all subsections in this section and add a new subsection:

"621.1 Prohibited use. Un-vented room heaters are prohibited in any habitable rooms or spaces occupied by humans."

SECTION 624 WATER HEATERS

Section 624.1.1 Installation requirements. Replace "International Plumbing Code" here and in all other locations in this code and replace with "Gurnee Plumbing Code."

(Ord. No. 2012-33, § III, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-402. Penalties.

(a) In each section of the International Fuel Gas Code - 2012 Edition in which a fine or violation thereof is specified, the same is hereby superseded by the penalty provisions hereinafter set forth, which penalty provisions are hereby substituted so as to cover any and all violations of this article or of any provisions of said International Fuel Gas Code - 2012 Edition adopted there under.

(b) Any person who shall violate any provision hereof or any provisions of the International Fuel Gas Code - 2012 Edition hereby adopted or shall fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made there under, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved there under, or any certificate or permit issued there under, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as may be affirmed or modified on appeal or by court of competent jurisdiction, within the time duly fixed for compliance, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00 and when not otherwise specified, each day during which any prohibited condition continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

(Ord. No. 2012-33, § IV, 4-16-2012)

Secs. 18-403– 18-499. Reserved.

ARTICLE X.
GURNEE WILDLANE URBAN INTERFACE CODE*

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Editor's note: Ord. No. 2012-34, § I, adopted April 16, 2012 amended the code by adding art. X.

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Sec. 18-500. Adoption.

The regulations, conditions, definitions, and stipulations concerning the mitigation of hazard to life and property from the intrusion of fire from Wildland exposures, fire from adjacent structures and prevention of structure fires from spreading to Wildland fuels, as set forth in the 2012 International Wildland Urban Interface Code, with modifications and supplements set forth in section 18-501, are hereby adopted and made applicable, subject to exceptions made in this article, to all existing or proposed identified construction, within the corporate limits of the village. The following chapters, and each section and subsection of each such chapter, are not hereby adopted and shall not be applicable in the village:

(Ord. No. 2012-34, II, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-501. Modifications, supplements and exceptions.

The following sections of the 2012 International Wildland Urban Interface Code, are revised as follows:

CHAPTER 1 ADMINISTRATION

SECTION 101 (IFGC) GENERAL

Section 101.1 Title. Insert "Village of Gurnee" as name of jurisdiction.

Section 103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. Insert" Community Development" as name of Department.

(Ord. No. 2012-34, III, 4-16-2012)

Sec. 18-502. Penalties.

(a) In each section of the International Wildland Urban Interface Code - 2012 Edition in which a fine or violation thereof is specified, the same is hereby superseded by the penalty provisions hereinafter set forth, which penalty provisions are hereby substituted so as to cover any and all violations of this article or of any provisions of said International Wildland Urban Interface Code - 2012 Edition adopted there under.

(b) Any person who shall violate any provision hereof or any provisions of the International Wildland Urban Interface Code - 2012 Edition hereby adopted or shall fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made there under, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved there under, or any certificate or permit issued there under, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as may be affirmed or modified on appeal or by court of competent jurisdiction, within the time duly fixed for compliance, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $750.00 and when not otherwise specified, each day during which any prohibited condition continues shall constitute a separate offense.

(c) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.

(Ord. No. 2012-34, IV, 4-16-2012)