City of Las Vegas, NM
San Miguel County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Las Vegas as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Moving of buildings — See Ch. 139.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 143.
Vacant buildings — See Ch. 148.
Fire prevention — See Ch. 233.
Flood hazard protection — See Ch. 242.
Zoning — See Ch. 450.
[Adopted as Ch. 10, Art. 1 of the 1972 City Code; amended 12-16-1981 by Ord. No. 70-10]

§ 135-1 Adoption of Uniform Building Code.

The Uniform Building Code of the International Conference of Building Officials, 1982 Edition, and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto adopted by the state is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety except as hereinafter provided.

§ 135-2 Building permit fees.

[Amended 10-12-1989 by Ord. No. 78-11; 2-13-2001 by Ord. No. 99-38A]
A fee for each building permit shall be paid to the City of Las Vegas as set forth in Section 303. (a.) 1979 State of New Mexico Uniform Building Code and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto adopted by the State of New Mexico. A fee shall also be imposed for work exempt from permit as defined in 106.2 of the 1997 UBC, and other revisions thereof.
A. 
Fees will be as follows:
Table 3-A, UBC
City of Las Vegas Building Permit Fees
Total Project Valuation
Fee
$1 to $500
$10
$501 to $2,000
$10 for the first $500, plus $1.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $2,000
$2,000 to $25,000
$32.50 for the first $2,000, plus $6 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $25,000
$25,001 to $50,000
$170.50 for the first $25,000, plus $4.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $50,000
$50,000 to $100,000
$283 for the first $50,000, plus $3 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof, to and including $100,000
$100,000 and up
$433 for the first $100,000, plus $2.50 for each additional $1,000 or fraction thereof
B. 
Fence/wall permit: $10.
C. 
Mobile home parking: $25.
D. 
Floodplains development permit: $15.
E. 
Other building or alterations that are exempt in the 1997 and subsequent revisions of the UBC: $10.

§ 135-3 Adoption of Uniform Housing Code.

[Amended by Ord. No. 68-17]
The Uniform Housing Code of the International Conference of Building Officials, 1982 Edition, and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto adopted by the state is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety. Copies are available through the City offices.

§ 135-4 Adoption of Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings.

[Amended by Ord. No. 68-17]
The Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings of the International Conference of Building Officials, 1982 Edition, and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto adopted by the state is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety. Copies are available through the City offices.

§ 135-5 Adoption of Electrical Code.

There is hereby adopted the conditions, provisions, limitations and terms of the Electrical Code of the State of New Mexico, and if any provisions of this ordinance are in conflict therewith, the stricter provision shall prevail.

§ 135-6 Adoption of Energy Conservation Code.

The Code for Energy Conservation in New Building Construction, 1977 Edition, compiled by Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., International Conference of Building Officials, and Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc., and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto adopted by the state is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety. Copies are available through City offices.

§ 135-7 Adoption of Uniform Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction for Use of Municipalities and Counties in New Mexico.

The Uniform Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction for Use of Municipalities and Counties in New Mexico, 1979 Edition, and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto prepared by the New Mexico Chapter of the American Public Works Association is hereby adopted by reference as modified by the City's Public Works Department constructions specifications and detailed standards.

§ 135-8 Adoption of Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways.

[Amended 7-16-1987 by Ord. No. 76-2]
The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways, 1978 Edition and subsequent revisions and amendments thereto prepared by the US Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, is hereby adopted by reference in its entirety.