City of Caruthersville, MO
Pemiscot County
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Section 503.010 Residential Building Code Adopted.

[Ord. No. 2007-16 §3, 9-4-2007]
A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Caruthersville, Missouri, being marked and designated as the International Residential Code, 2006 Edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, D, E, G, H, I, J, K, N and Q, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Residential Code of the City of Caruthersville in the State of Missouri for regulating and governing the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, location, removal and demolition of detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (town houses) not more than three (3) stories in height with separate means of egress as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Residential Code on file in the office of the City Clerk of Caruthersville are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 503.015 of this Code.

Section 503.015 Revisions.

[Ord. No. 2007-16 §3, 9-4-2007]
The following Sections are hereby revised as follows:
Section 101.1. Insert: City of Caruthersville
Table R301.2(1). Insert:
Ground Snow Load
Wind Speed
(mph)
Seismic Design Category
Subject to Damage From Weather-
izing
Subject to Damage From Frost Line Depth
Subject to Damage From Termites
Winter Design Temp
Ice Barrier Underlay-
ment Required
Flood Hazards
Air Freezing Index
Mean Annual Temp
90
E
Moderate
18"
Yes
15
No
3/29/07
400
60
Section P2603.6.1. Insert: 18 inches for each criteria.

Section 503.020 Penalty.

[Ord. No. 2007-16 §3, 9-4-2007]
Any person violating the provisions of this Chapter or the code adopted in this Chapter, as a violation is defined in Section R113 of the Residential Code, shall be deemed guilty of an offense and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) or be imprisoned for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.