23.09 Existing Building Code - Change of Occupancy
23.09.020 Section 907.3.1 Amended – Compliance23.09.010 ADOPTION.
(a) Chapter 9 of the code published by the International Code Council entitled International Existing Building Code, 2006 Edition, is hereby called "Existing Building Code" and is adopted as the rules, regulations and standards within this city as to all matters therein contained except that:
(1) Section 901.2.1 is not adopted. Instead, Chapter 23.06 (Administrative Code) applies to this chapter. Section 906, 912.8 are not adopted. Instead, Chapter 11A and 11B of the Building Code applies to these Sections.
(2) Remove the word “International” from the entire chapter. (e.g. International Building Code, International Plumbing Code) and replace with word “California” instead.
(3) Remove the word “ICC” from the entire chapter. (e.g. ICC Electrical Code)
(4) Remove the word “Chapter 8” from the entire chapter and replace with “the Building Code” (e.g. Section 912.1.1 Compliance with Chapter 8 the Building Code. The requirements of Chapter 8 the Building Code shall be applicable throughout…)
(5) No section of the existing building code shall imply a mandatory duty of enforcement on the city, or on any officer, official, agent, employee, board, council or commission thereof. Instead, if any section purports to impose a mandatory duty of enforcement, that section shall invest the city, and the appropriate officer, official, agent, employee, board, council or commission with discretion to enforce the section or not to enforce it.
(b) A copy of the existing building code shall at all times be kept on file in the office of the city clerk. (Ord. 2007-11 § 3, 2007; Ord. 1999-8 § 4, 1999).23.09.020 SECTION 907.3.1 AMENDED – COMPLIANCESection 907.3.1 Compliance with the Building Code
, is amended as follows:Section 907.3.1 Compliance with the Building Code
. When a building or portion thereof is subject to a change in the nature of the occupancy and results in a higher seismic occupancy based on Table 1604.5 of the Building Code; or where such a change of occupancy results in a reclassification of a building to a higher hazard category as shown in Table 912.4; or where a change of a Group M occupancy to a Group A, E, I-1, R-1, R-2 or R-4 occupancy with alteration work exceeding 50% of the aggregate area, the building shall conform to the seismic requirements of the Building Code for the new seismic use group. (Ord. 2007-11 § 3, 2007).