[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Shenandoah County as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Article I Uniform Statewide Building Code
[Adopted 8-29-1973, as amended through 7-27-1978; amended in its entirety 9-23-1997 by Ord. No. 97-7]
There is hereby adopted by reference in the County of Shenandoah the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, the provisions of which are adopted and shall control all matters concerning the design, construction, alteration, enlargement, repair, removal, demolition, conversion, use, location, occupancy and maintenance of all buildings, and all other functions which pertain to the installation of systems vital to all buildings and their service equipment as defined by the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, and shall apply to existing and proposed buildings or structures in the County of Shenandoah.
Editor's Note: Former § 71-2, Building Inspector, and § 72-3, Permits required, were repealed 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-01.
In accordance with the current edition of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, before a building permit shall be issued the owner, person, firm or corporation doing the work shall pay to the Treasurer of Shenandoah County a fee based on the schedules as shall be adopted and amended from time to time by the Board of Supervisors in a format resolution.
All persons or firms doing contract work in the county shall be subject to the provisions of Chapter 81, Contractors, Licensing of.
In that, according to the Virginia Code, each governing body is responsible for the enforcement of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code by hiring Building Officials, or by contracting for the enforcement thereof, therefore, the County of Shenandoah may enforce the Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code in those incorporated towns with which contracted arrangements are agreed to.
Editor's Note: Former § 71-7, Appeals, § 71-8, Other rules and regulations, and § 71-9, Definitions, were repealed 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-01.
Violations of this article or the Statewide Building Code shall be punishable as provided in § 36-106 of the Code of Virginia.
Editor's Note: Ordinance No. 98-5, adopted 5-26-1998; updated these penalties pursuant to § 36-106 of the Code of Virginia. Former Art. II, Board of Appeals, adopted 1-27-1983, as amended, which immediately followed this section, was repealed 2-11-2014 by Ord. No. 2014-01.