City of Hazelwood, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1997 § 7.10; Ord. No. 2044-88, 2-3-1988; Ord. No. 2776-96, 7-17-1996; Ord. No. 2951-98 § 1, 4-1-1998; Ord. No. 2953-98 § 1, 4-1-1998; Ord. No. 3631-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3632-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3634-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3636-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 3637-05 § 1—4, 4-6-2005; Ord. No. 4245-12 § 1, 11-7-2012]
A. 
The 2009 International Building Code, 2009 International Residential Code, 2009 International Mechanical Code, 2009 International Fuel Gas Code and 2009 International Energy Conservation Code, as prepared by the International Code Council, Inc., are on file in the office of the City Clerk and are hereby adopted by the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, with the exception of the Appeals Procedure which is established in Section 500.060 and the modifications, insertions and changes prescribed below. These codes are made a part hereof as if more fully set forth herein.
B. 
Modifications, Additions, Insertions And Changes To Applicable Codes.
1. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2009 International Building Code:
1. 
Section 101.1 Title
(Name of Jurisdiction) — Inserted "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri"
2. 
Section 101.4.3 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
101.4.3 Plumbing
The provisions of the St. Louis County Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of plumbing systems, including, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto.
3. 
Section 101.4.7 add new section to be designated as 101.4.7 as follows:
101.4.7 Electrical
The provisions of the St. Louis County Electrical Code shall apply to the installation of electrical systems, including alterations, repairs, replacement, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto.
4. 
Section 103.1 delete it in its entirety and replace with the following:
103.1 Creation of Enforcement Agency
Wherever "Building Official" may appear, it is defined as the Code Administrator of Hazelwood, Missouri, or his duly authorized representative. Wherever "Fire Official" may appear, it is defined as the Fire Marshal of Hazelwood, Missouri, or his duly authorized representative.
5. 
Section 105.1.1 Annual Permit delete in its entirety.
6. 
Section 105.1.2 Annual Permit Records delete in its entirety.
7. 
Section 105.2 Work Exempt from Permit delete subsections building, electrical, mechanical and plumbing in their entirety.
8. 
Section 105.3 item #4 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
105.3 Application for Permit
4. Be accompanied by four (4) sets of construction documents and other information as required in Section 106.3. If the construction is within the Robertson or Florissant Valley Fire Protection Districts, only three (3) sets of construction documents are required to be submitted to the City. Two (2) sets must be delivered to the Robertson or Florissant Valley Fire Protection Districts separately. Electrical and Plumbing drawings are required to be submitted to St. Louis County separately.
9. 
Section 107.3.1 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
107.3.1 Approval of Construction Documents
When the building official issues a permit, the construction documents shall be stamped as "Approved [with the date of approval] City of Hazelwood, Building Department", and be accompanied by the signature of the building official or his authorized agent. The owners approved set of construction document(s) shall be kept on the building site, along with any plan review response letter(s)/comments and all field inspection reports issued by the Building Official, and must be available for review by the Building Official or his authorized representative at all times.
10. 
Section 107.3.4 add a new section to be designated as 107.3.4.3 as follows:
107.3.4.3 Application of Seal
One set of plans, computations and/or specifications required for a building permit application shall bear an original embossed or inked seal, original signature and date of signature of the registered engineer or architect on each page of said plans. All other sets of plans, computations and/or specifications may have reproduced seal, signature and date.
11. 
Section 107.3.4 add a new section designated as Section 107.3.4.4 as follows:
107.3.4.4 Professionally Prepared Plan
All plans and specifications shall be prepared, sealed and dated by an architect or an engineer licensed and registered in the State of Missouri in compliance with Section 107.3.4.3.
Exceptions:
a) Single-Family Dwelling plans prepared and designed by the owner of the proposed structure and built for his exclusive use and occupancy for a period of at least one year. These plans must be signed and dated by the owner.
b) Miscellaneous structures related to single-family residential properties such as sheds, carports, detached garages, etc.
c) Commercial/Industrial projects effecting less than 1,000 square feet as approved by the Building Official.
d) The Building Official shall be permitted to waive the requirements for filing plans or issuing a permit when the work involved is of a minor nature.
12. 
Section 109.2 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
109.2 Schedule of Permit Fees
A fee for each plan examination, building permit and inspection shall be paid in accordance with the fee schedule located in Chapter 500, Article V, section 500.140 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
13. 
Section 109.4 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
109.4 Work Commencing Before Permit Issuance
Where any work for which a permit is required by this Code is commenced prior to obtaining said permit, the total normal fees as set forth in Section 109.2 shall be doubled, but the payment of said doubled fees shall not relieve any person(s) from fully complying with the requirements of this Code, nor from other penalties prescribed herein.
14. 
Section 109.5 add a new section be designated as Section 109.5.1 as follows:
109.5.1 Pre-Bid Plan Review Fee
A fee of $100 will be charged for all commercial and industrial plan reviews for all projects that have not been bid and the contract awarded.
15. 
Section 109.6 Refunds delete in its entirety.
16. 
Section 110.1 add a new section to be designated as 110.1.1 containing the following:
110.1.1 Permit Authorization and Inspection Placard
When work has progressed to a point of having windows, or when the work or job is an alteration or addition, the placard shall be attached to the available glass in view for recording the balance of inspections required by this Code. Failure to maintain this inspection and identification placard will not relieve the permittee of responsibility as provided by this Code. Upon satisfactory completion of the building structure, the Building Official will make his final inspection, and if all requirements of this Code are met, including compliance with the electrical and/or plumbing codes of the City of Hazelwood, the permittee may remove the job inspection placard. The permittee will be required to have the lot number or the building address visible from the street during all phases of construction.
17. 
Section 110.3 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
110.3 Inspection Sequence and Approval
No work shall be done on any part of the building or structure beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. Approval shall be given only after an inspection has been made of each successive step in this construction work performed and all requirements of this Code and corrections are completed as indicated by each of the inspections required. There shall be a final inspection and approval of all buildings to be completed before occupancy as described in Section 110.0 of this Code. Failure to obtain a final inspection before occupancy will constitute a violation of this Code and be subject to the penalties as described in Section 100.130 of the Municipal Code. Structural framework of any part of a building or structure shall not be covered or concealed in any manner without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. The Building Official, upon notification from the permit holder or his agent, in accordance with the rules of procedure posted in the office of the Code Administrator of the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, and described on the permit placard, shall make the following inspections and shall either approve that section or portion of the construction as completed, or shall notify the permit holder or his agent that he failed to comply with the requirements of this Code. A record of all such inspections and all the violations of this Code shall be maintained by the Building Official. The minimum number of inspections required follow, and as designated in this Ordinance:
110.3.1 Footing/Pier
A footing inspection shall be made when footings are excavated, formed and reinforcing steel in place, prior to placement of concrete.
110.3.2 Foundation Wall
A foundation wall inspection shall be performed after the forms have been set, reinforcing steel placed and properly tied, prior to placement of concrete.
110.3.3 Framing, Rough-In and/or Ceiling Cover Inspection
A framing, rough-in and/or ceiling cover inspection shall be made after all framing, masonry wall, roof structure, fire blocking, fire stopping, draft stopping, wall bracing, sheathing, heating and cooling duct work, electrical and plumbing work or other appurtenances and accessories which may be concealed, and after plumbing, electrical, mechanical and building rough-in inspections have been approved and posted by those specific inspections departments. No mechanical, electrical, plumbing systems, fire-safety or any structural elements which are to be concealed shall be covered before this inspection has been made and approved by the Building Official.
110.3.4 Gypsum Board Inspection
A gypsum board inspection shall be made after gypsum board, exterior or interior, is in place, before joints and fasteners are taped and finished.
110.3.5 Other Inspections
In addition to the required inspections specified in this Section, the Building Official may make other inspections which in his judgment are reasonably necessary due to unusual construction or circumstances. The Building Official shall have the authority to inspect any construction work to verify compliance with the Code and to properly enforce the rules promulgated by this Code.
110.3.6 Special Inspections
For special inspections, see Section 1704.
110.3.7 Final and/or Occupancy Inspections
A final inspection shall be made before granting occupancy for either a residential or non-residential occupancy. At the time of this inspection, all other inspections shall have been completed, approved, posted and the structure is safe occupancy. Temporary occupancy may be granted to the occupant to when all life safety, fire protection and egress items are in place and working properly. Application for occupancy permits and temporary occupancy permits shall be applied for in the Department of Public Works prior to any occupancy. No one shall occupy any structure until said occupancy permits have been issued by the City.
18. 
Section 113.0 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
113.0 Appeals
Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
19. 
Section 424 add a new section to be designated as section 426 RAPID ENTRY SYSTEM. This section shall contain the following:
424.1 General
When access to or within a new or existing occupancy is unduly difficult because of secured openings or where immediate access is necessary for life saving or firefighting purposes, the Building Official or his designee shall require a rapid entry system approved by the Fire Marshal to be installed in an accessible location. This box shall contain keys to gain necessary access as required by the Fire Marshal or his designee.
424.2 Required Locations
The Fire Marshal or his designee shall require a rapid entry system on the following Use Groups or Occupancy types and/or with the following conditions:
1. Any building that has the following fire protection systems and/or fire detection systems:
Fire Suppression Systems
Fire Sprinkler Systems
Water Spray Fixed Systems
Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing System
Foam Extinguishing System
Halogenated Extinguishing System
Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing System
Standpipe System
Fire Alarm System
Automatic Fire Detection Systems
2. Multiple occupancies with common areas within fire areas.
Exceptions:
In all buildings or structures of Use Group R-1, R-2 and R-3 when dwelling units have an exit directly to the exterior.
424.3 Information Required
The Rapid Entry System shall include the following information:
1. Master Key for all doors or keys to open all doors in building and elevator override keys where applicable.
424.4 Location and Identification
The Rapid Entry System shall be installed at a location and shall be identified in a manner described by the Fire Marshal.
424.5 Update and Notification
The owner, manager or operator of the facility for occupancy shall update the appropriate documents and keys on an annual basis or more frequently when deemed necessary by the Fire Marshal.
424.6 Time Frame
The Rapid Entry System shall be required on all new structures and prior to occupancies. The Rapid Entry System shall be required on present structures where deemed necessary by the Fire Official.
20. 
Section 501.2 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
501.2 Address Identification
New and existing buildings shall be clearly marked with Arabic numeral addresses and alphabet letter (if applicable). Minimum height of numbers shall be six (6) inches, and the numbers shall be placed a minimum of three (3) feet from the ground at such location on the building or property so as to be clearly visible from the street or thoroughfare adjacent to the subject property. It shall also be the duty of the owner or occupant of every multi-unit building in the City to affix address numbers, at least six (6) inches high, on or near the rear entrance of each unit.
21. 
Table 508.2.5 delete furnace room requirements and replace with the following:
Table 508.2.5
Incidental Accessory Occupancies
Room or area
Separation and/or protection
Furnace room, gas appliance
One (1) hour or provide automatic fire-extinguishing system
22. 
Section 706.6 delete exception 4.4.3 and replace as follows:
Exception 4.4.3
The roof sheathing or deck is constructed of moisture-resistant fire-retardant treated wood for a distance of 4 feet (1220 mm) on both sides of the fire wall or the roof is protected with ⅝ inch (15.9 mm) moisture-resistant Type X gypsum board directly beneath the underside of the roof sheathing or deck, supported by a minimum of 2-inch (51 mm) ledgers attached to the sides of the roof framing members, for a minimum distance of 4 feet (1220 mm) on both sides of the fire wall with all joints to be fire taped.
23. 
Section 709.1 add item #6 to be designated as 709.1 #6 as follows:
Section 709.1 General
6. Walls separating tenant spaces in multi-tenant buildings shall be 1 hour rated.
24. 
Section 903.2.8 delete in its entirety and replace with as 903.2.8 as follows:
Section 903.2.8 Use Group R-1, R-2
An automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903.3 shall be provided throughout all buildings with a R-1 or R-2 fire area.
25. 
Section 903.4.2 delete in its entirety and replace with as 903.4.2 as follows:
Section 903.4.2 Alarms
Approved audible and visual alarm devices shall be connected to every automatic sprinkler system. Such alarm devices shall be activated by any water flow and shall be located on the exterior of the building and an additional audible and visual alarm device shall be installed within the building, at locations approved by the Fire Official.
Exceptions:
1. Alarms shall not be required for limited area sprinkler systems.
26. 
Section 903 add a new section to be designated as 903.6 as follows:
Section 903.6 Post Indicator Valves or Other Approved System
All sprinkler systems, except limited area sprinkler systems, shall be provided with a post indicator valve or other approved system that shall control the water supply to all automatic fire sprinkler systems in the building.
27. 
Section 903 add the following new sections to be designated as follows:
Section 903.7 Water Flow Tests
Water flow tests for fire sprinkler system shall be conducted between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 4:30 P.M., Monday through Friday.
Section 903.7.1 Water Flow Safety Factor
A safety factor shall be applied to all flow tests for fire sprinkler systems. A parallel curve shall be drawn to the actual flow test curve that has been reduced by ten (10) percent of the static pressure. A sprinkler system design shall not exceed the ten (10) percent curve.
28. 
Section 1008.1.1 exception #7 shall be deleted and replaced with the following:
7. Within a dwelling unit not required to be adaptable or accessible, the minimum width of an interior egress door leaf shall be thirty (30) inches.
29. 
Section 1011.2 delete and replace with the following; Exception to remain as written:
Section 1011.2 Illumination
Exit signs shall be internally or externally illuminated such that the letters are RED in color.
30. 
Section 1013.1 delete and replace with the following; Exceptions to remain as written:
Section 1013.1 Where required
Guards shall be located along open-sided walking surfaces, including mezzanines, equipment platforms, ramps and landings that are located more than 23.25 inches (591 mm) measured vertically to the floor or grade below at any point within 36 inches (914 mm) horizontally to the edge of the open side and on stairs containing three or more risers. Guards shall be adequate in strength and attachment in accordance with Section 1607.8.
31. 
Section 1612.3 establishment of Flood Hazard Areas
(Name of Jurisdiction) — Inserted "the City of Hazelwood"
(Date of Issuance) — Inserted "August 2, 1995"
32. 
Section 1809.5 delete item 1. and replace with the following:
Section 1809.5 Frost Protection
1. The minimum depth of a pier, footing and/or foundation shall be 30 inches (762 mm) below finish grade.
33. 
Section 2114 add a new section to be designated as 2114 PREFABRICATED FIREPLACES. This section shall contain the following:
Section 2114.1 General
Prefabricated fireplaces shall bear the seal of a nationally recognized testing or inspecting agency. Imitation fireplaces shall not be used for burning gas, solid or liquid fuel.
Section 2114.2 Required Enclosure for Installation
All prefabricated fireplaces shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure. It shall be constructed of one-half (1/2) inch type "X" drywall. It shall enclose the prefabricated fireplace on the back, sides, front, at ceiling level and underneath the firebox. All joints are to be tight or taped. A minimum of two (2) inches of clearance shall be maintained between the prefabricated fireplace and the drywall enclosure walls and ceiling. If the flue extends through the attic space, then it shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure from the ceiling to the bottom of the roof deck. If the flue extends up along the exterior of the structure, then it shall be separated from, with no openings into the structure or attic space.
Section 2114.3 Chimney
All prefabricated fireplaces shall be connected to an approved chimney.
Section 2114.4 Chimney Clearance
An approved fire stop spacer shall be installed at the ceiling level of the enclosure so as to maintain a minimum clearance to combustibles of two (2) inches. It shall be installed on the bottom side of the ceiling.
Section 2114.5 Hearth
The hearth shall be constructed of non-combustible material or approved equivalent. A strip of twenty-four (24) gauge sheet metal shall be provided to span the gap between the fireplace box and the hearth and shall extend under both the fireplace and the hearth. The hearth shall be constructed on non-combustible material or approved equivalent.
34. 
Section 2115 add a new section to be designated 2115.0 SOLID FUEL BURNING ROOM HEATERS AND FURNACES. This section shall contain the following:
Section 2115 General
The Fire Official may approve the installation of solid fuel burning room heaters or furnaces which bear the seal of a nationally recognized testing or inspecting agency.
35. 
Section 2304.6 add a new section to be designated as 2304.6.1.1 as follows:
Section 2304.6.1.1 Use Group R Wall Sheathing
All exterior walls of buildings in Use Group R shall be sheathed with one of the materials specified in Table 2304.6 or any other approved material of equivalent strength and durability.
Exceptions:
1. Accessory and utility structures, provided they comply with Section 1405.2 for weather protection.
36. 
Section 3107 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
Section 3107 Signs
Signs shall meet the requirements of Chapter 510 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code and this Code.
37. 
Section 3109 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
Section 3109 Swimming Pool Enclosures
Swimming pools shall meet the requirements of Chapter 515 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
38. 
Section 3408 add a new section to be designated as 3408.1.1 as follows:
Section 3408.1.1 Change in Use Group
Where a portion of a building is changed to a new Use Group classification and that portion is separated from the remainder of the building in accordance with Chapter 3, then the portion involved shall be made to conform to the requirements for new Use Group, and the existing portion shall be made to comply with the means of egress, fire protection and light and ventilation requirements of this Code.
39. 
Section 3412.2 Applicability
(Date to be inserted by the Jurisdiction) - Inserted "1949"
Chapter 35, add to NFPA "and all other current standard reference numbers not listed, as deemed appropriate by the Building Official and or Fire Official."
2. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2009 International Residential Code:
1. 
Section R101.1 Title
(Name of Jurisdiction) — Inserted "the City of Hazelwood, Missouri"
2. 
Section R103.1
R103.1 Creation of Enforcement Agency
"Building Official" wherever it may appear is defined as the Code Administrator of Hazelwood, Missouri, or his duly authorized representative.
3. 
Section R103 add a new subsection to be designated as section R103.4 as follows:
R103.4 Electrical
The provisions of the St. Louis County Electrical Code shall apply to the installation of electrical systems, including alterations, repairs, replacement, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances thereto.
4. 
Section R103 add a new subsection to be designated as section R103.5 as follows:
R103.5 Plumbing
The provisions of the St. Louis County Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of plumbing systems, including, equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances.
5. 
Section R105.2 delete in its entirety.
6. 
Section R105.3 item #4 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R105.3 Application for Permit
4. Be accompanied by not less than four (4) sets of construction documents and other information as required in Section R106.3. If the construction is within the Robertson or Florissant Valley Fire Protection Districts, only three (3) sets of construction documents are required to be submitted to the City. Two (2) set must be submitted separately to the fire districts. Plumbing and Electric require separate submittal to St. Louis County.
7. 
Section R106.3.1 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R106.3.1 Approval of Construction Documents
When the building official issues a permit, the construction documents shall be stamped as "Approved [date of approval] City of Hazelwood, Building Department", and be accompanied by the signature of the building official or his authorized agent. The owners approved set of construction document(s) shall be kept on the building site, along with any plan review response letters/comments and all field inspection reports issued by the Building Official, and open to inspection of the Code Administrator or his authorized representative at all times.
8. 
Section R106.3 add a new subsection to be designated as R106.3.4 as follows:
R106.3.4 Application of Seal
One set of plans, computations and/or specifications required for a building permit application shall bear an original embossed or inked seal, original signature and date of signature of the registered engineer or architect on each page of said plans. All other sets of plans, computations and/or specifications may have reproduced seal, signature and date.
9. 
Section R106 add a new subsection be designated as section R106.6 as follows:
R106.6 Professionally Prepared Plan
All plans and specifications shall be prepared, sealed and dated by an architect or an engineer licensed and registered in the State of Missouri.
Exceptions:
a) Single-Family dwelling plans, prepared and designed by the owner of the proposed structure and built for his exclusive use and occupancy for a period of at least one year. These plans must be signed and dated by the owner.
b) Miscellaneous structures related to single-family residential properties such as sheds, fences, decks, etc.
c) The Code Administrator shall be permitted to waive the requirements for filing plans or issuing a permit when the work involved is of a minor nature.
10. 
Section R108.2 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R108.2 Schedule of Permit Fees
A fee for each plan examination, building permit and inspections shall be paid in accordance with the fee schedule located in Chapter 500, Article V, Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
11. 
Section R108.3 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R108.3 Building Permit Valuation
Commercial, Industrial and Residential Permit Fees shall be based on the total estimated cost of construction as determined by contract.
12. 
Section R108.6 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R108.6 Work Commencing Before Permit Issuance
Where any work for which a permit is required by this Code is commenced prior to obtaining said permit, the total normal fees as set forth in Section 108.2 shall be doubled, but the payment of said doubled fees shall not relieve any person(s) from fully complying with the requirements of this Code, nor from other penalties prescribed herein.
13. 
Section R109.1 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R109.1 Permit Authorization and Inspection Placard
When work has progressed to a point of having windows, or when the work or job is an alteration or addition, the placard shall be attached to the available glass in view for recording the balance of inspections required by this Code. Failure to maintain this inspection and identification placard will not relieve the permittee of responsibility as provided by this Code. Upon satisfactory completion of the building structure, the Building Official will make his final inspection, and if all requirements of this Code are met, including compliance with the electrical and/or plumbing codes of the City of Hazelwood, the permittee may remove the job inspection placard. The permittee will be required to have the lot number or the building address visible from the street during all phases of construction.
R109.1.1 Inspection Sequence and Approval
No work shall be done on any part of the building or structure beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. Approval shall be given only after an inspection has been made of each successive step in this construction work performed and all requirements of this Code and corrections are completed as indicated by each of the inspections required. There shall be a final inspection and approval of all buildings to be completed before occupancy as described in Section 110.0 of this Code. Failure to obtain a final inspection before occupancy will constitute a violation of this Code and be subject to the penalties as described in Section 100.130 of the Municipal Code. Structural framework of any part of a building or structure shall not be covered or concealed in any manner without first obtaining the approval of the Building Official. The Building Official, upon notification from the permit holder or his agent, in accordance with the rules of procedure posted in the office of the Code Administrator of the City of Hazelwood, Missouri, and described on the permit placard, shall make the following inspections and shall either approve that section or portion of the construction as completed, or shall notify the permit holder or his agent that he failed to comply with the requirements of this Code. A record of all such inspections and all the violations of this Code shall be maintained by the Building Official. Minimum number of inspections required are as follows, and as designated in this Ordinance:
R109.1.2 Footing
A footing inspection shall be made when footings are excavated and formed prior to placement of concrete.
R109.1.3 Foundation Wall
A foundation wall inspection shall be performed after the forms have been set, reinforcement steel in place and properly tied, before the placement of concrete.
R109.1.4 Framing, Rough-In or Ceiling Cover Inspection
A framing, rough-in or ceiling cover inspection shall be made after all framing, masonry wall, roof structure, fire blocking, fire stopping, draft stopping, wall bracing, sheathing, heating and cooling duct work, electrical and plumbing work or other appurtenances and accessories which may be concealed, and after plumbing, electrical, mechanical and building rough-in inspections have been posted by those specific inspections departments. No mechanical, electrical or plumbing systems or any structural elements which are to be concealed shall be covered before this inspection has been made and approved by the Building Official.
R109.1.5 Gypsum Board Inspection
A gypsum board inspection shall be made after gypsum board, exterior or interior, is in place, before joints and fasteners are taped and finished.
R109.1.6 Final and/or Occupancy Inspections
A final inspection shall be made before granting occupancy for either a residential or non-residential occupancy. At the time of this inspection, all other inspections shall have been completed and approved and the structure is safe occupancy. Temporary occupancy may be granted to the occupant when all life safety, fire protection and egress items are in place and working properly. Application for both occupancy and temporary occupancy permits shall be applied for in the Department of Public Works prior to any occupancy.
R109.1.7 Supplemental Inspection
In addition to the required inspections specified in this Section, the Building Official may make other inspections which in his judgment are reasonably necessary due to unusual construction or circumstances. The Building Official shall have the authority to inspect any construction work to verify compliance with the Code and to properly enforce the rules promulgated by this Code.
R109.1.8 Special Inspections
Special inspections, see Section B1704 of the 2009 International Building Code.
14. 
R110.0 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R110.0 Occupancy Permits
Occupancy Permits shall be issued in accordance with Section 500.140.B. Occupancy Permits of the City of Hazelwood Code.
15. 
Section R112.0 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R112.0 Appeals
Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
16. 
Section R301.2 insert design criteria into Table R301.2(1):[1]
[1]
Editor's Note — Table R301.2 is included as an attachment to this chapter.
17. 
Section R302.3 insert new subsection as follows:
R302.3.2 1-Hour Fire Resistance Rating
1-hour rated assembly shall be constructed between the two dwelling separation walls and extend continuous from the foundation to the underside of the roof deck.
18. 
Section R302.2.2 delete Exception its entirety and replace with the following:
R302.2.2
2. Exception
A parapet is not required in the two cases above when the roof is covered with a minimum class C roof covering and the roof decking or sheathing is non-combustible or approved moisture-resistant fire-retardant treated wood for a minimum distance of four feet (1219 mm) on each side of the wall or walls, or one layer of 5/8 inch (15.9 mm) moisture-resistant Type X gypsum board directly beneath the underside of the roof sheathing or deck, supported by a minimum of 2-inch (51 mm) ledgers attached to the sides of the roof framing members, for a minimum distance of 4 feet (1220 mm) on each side of the fire-rated wall with all joints and fasteners fire taped.
19. 
Section R302.2 insert new subsection as follows:
R302.2.5 Fire-Resistance Rated Wall
Fire-resistance rated wall of the required rating shall be constructed between the two dwelling separation walls and extend continuous from the foundation to the underside of the roof deck.
20. 
Section R309.1 insert new subsection as follows:
R309.1.1 Sill height
The sills of all door openings between private garages and adjacent interior spaces shall be raised not less than 4 inches (102 mm) above the garage floor.
21. 
Section R309 insert new subsection as follows:
R309.5 Separation required
The garage shall be separated from the residence and its attic area by means of five-eighths (5/8) inch type "x" fire rated gypsum board or equivalent applied to the garage side. Garages beneath living space shall be separated from such space above by a 1 hour rated assembly. When the separation is a floor-ceiling assembly, beams, columns and walls supporting the assembly shall also be 1 hour protected. All joints and all fastener heads shall be fire taped. Modify Table R302.1 accordingly.
22. 
Section R311.2 add new subsection as follows:
R311.2.1 Minimum door width
Within a dwelling unit not required to be adaptable or accessible, the minimum width of an interior door leaf shall be thirty (30) inches, unless serving a closet.
23. 
Section R311.7.7 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R311.7.7 Handrails
Handrails shall be provided on one side of each continuous run of treads or flight with three or more risers.
24. 
Section R313.2 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
R313.2 One- and two-family dwellings automatic fire sprinkler systems
Missouri State statute shall govern automatic fire sprinkler systems.
25. 
Section R324 add a new subsection as follows:
R324 Flood Hazard Areas
Construction within Flood Hazard Areas as defined in the most current "Flood Insurance Study for the City of Hazelwood" shall comply with City of Hazelwood Flood Plain ordinance.
26. 
Section R403 revise Table R403.1 as follows:
TABLE R403.1 MINIMUM WIDTH OF CONCRETE FOOTINGS
(inches)
LOAD-BEARING VALUE OF SOIL 2,000 (psf)
Conventional light-frame construction with basement
1-story
21"
2-story
24"
3-story
27"
4-inch brick veneer over light frame with basement
1-story
24"
2-story
30"
3-story
36"
27. 
Section R403 add a new section as follows:
R403.1.3.3 Footing Reinforcement
All footings shall contain a minimum of 2 continuous horizontal rows of 2 #4 reinforcement bars.
28. 
Section R404.1.2.2 revise Table R404.1.2(1) as follows:
Table R404.1.2(1)
Horizontal reinforcement for concrete basement walls
8" thicka
3 rows of 2—# 4 top, middle and bottomb
10" thicka
3 rows of 2—# 5 top, middle and bottomb
12" thicka
3 rows of 2—# 5 top, middle and bottomb
a Walls that exceed 4' in height
b Top & bottom for walls less than 4' in height
29. 
Section R502 add a new section as follows:
R502.14 Fire protection of floors
Floor assemblies, not required elsewhere in this code to be fire-resistance rated, shall be provided with a 1/2 inch gypsum wallboard membrane or equivalent on the underside of the floor framing member.
Exceptions:
1. Floor assemblies located directly over a space protected by an automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section P2904, NFPA13D, or other approved equivalent sprinkler system.
2. Floor assemblies located directly over a crawl space not intended for storage or fuel-fired appliances.
3. Unprotected portions shall not exceed 80 square feet per story.
4. Wood floor assemblies using dimension lumber or structural composite lumber equal to or greater than 2-inch by 10-inch nominal dimension, or other approved floor assemblies demonstrating equivalent fire performance.
30. 
Section R602.10.3.3 revise section as follows:
R602.10.3.3 Method PFH: Portal frame with hold-downs
Change 5/8 (16 mm) inch diameter to 1/2 (12.7 mm) inch diameter
31. 
Section R703.1 add a new subsection as follows:
R703.1.1 Siding
All exterior siding shall be attached to an approved sheathing material. Siding material shall not be attached directly to the studs.
Exception: Siding for detached accessory structures.
32. 
Section R905.2.8 add a new subsection as follows:
R905.2.8.5 Drip edge
A drip edge shall be provided at eaves and gables of shingle roofs. Adjacent pieces of drip edge shall be overlapped a minimum of 2 inches (51 mm). Drip edges shall extend a minimum of 0.25 inch (6.4 mm) below the roof sheathing and extend up the roof deck a minimum of 2 inches (51 mm). Drip edges shall be mechanically fastened to the roof deck at a maximum of 12 inches (305 mm) o.c. with fasteners as specified in Section R905.2.5. Underlayment shall be installed over the drip edge along eaves and under the underlayment on gables. Unless specified differently by the shingle manufacturer, shingles are permitted to be flush with the drip edge.
33. 
Section R1002 add a new subsection as follows:
R1002.7 Required Enclosure for Installation
All prefabricated fireplaces shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure. It shall be constructed of one-half (1/2) inch type "X" drywall. It shall enclose the prefabricated fireplace on the back, sides, front, at ceiling level and underneath the firebox. All joints are to be tight or taped. A minimum of two (2) inches of clearance shall be maintained between the prefabricated fireplace and the drywall enclosure walls and ceiling. If the flue extends through the attic space, then it shall be enclosed in a drywall enclosure from the ceiling to the bottom of the roof deck. If the flue extends up along the exterior of the structure, then it shall be separated from, with no openings into the structure or attic space.
34. 
Section N1101.9 delete in its entirety.
35. 
Section N1102 revise Table N1102.1 as follows:[2]
[2]
Editor's Note — Table N1102.1.1 is included as an attachment to this chapter.
36. 
Section N1102.4.3 delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
N1102.4.3 Fireplaces
New wood burning fireplaces shall provide outdoor combustion air.
37. 
Section M1305.1.4.1 revise section as follows:
M1305.1.4.1 Ground clearance
Change 3 inches (76 mm) to 2 inches (50.8 mm)
38. 
Section M1601 revise Table M1601.1.1 (2) as follows:
Table M1601.1.1(2)
Gages of Metal Ducts and Plenums used for Heating or Cooling
Type of ducts
Size
(inches)
Minimum Thickness
(inch)
Equivalent Galvanized Sheet Gage
Approximate Aluminum B & S Gage
Round ducts and enclosed rectangular ducts
14 or less
0.013
30
26
over 14
0.016
28
24
Exposed rectangular ducts
14 or less
0.016
28
24
over 14
0.019
26
22
For SI 1 inch = 25.4 mm
39. 
Section G2408.4 revise section as follows:
G2408.4 Clearance from grade.
Change 3 inches (76 mm) to 2 inches (50.8 mm)
40. 
Section E3902.5 add new exception as follows:
E3902.5 Unfinished basement receptacles
Exception: 1. Receptacles behind freezers, refrigerators or single receptacles for dedicated use.
Chapter 44, add to NFPA "and all other standard reference numbers not listed, as deemed appropriate by the Code Administrator."
3. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2009 International Mechanical Code:
1. 
Section 101.1 TITLE
101.1 Title
Insert: the City of Hazelwood, Missouri in lieu of the phrase "[name of jurisdiction]".
2. 
Section 106.5.2 FEE SCHEDULE delete in its entirety and replace with:
106.5.2 Fee Schedule
Insert: see Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood City Code.
3. 
Section 106.5.3 FEE REFUNDS delete in its entirety.
4. 
Section 108.4 VIOLATION PENALTIES delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.4 Penalty
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this code, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or failing to comply with a notice of violation or order of the enforcement official served as provided by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
5. 
Section 108.5 STOP WORK ORDERS delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.5 Stop work orders
Upon notice from the code official that work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner's agent, or the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work on the system after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to the violation penalties as set forth in Section 108.4.
6. 
Section 109.0 APPEALS delete in its entirety and replace with the following:
121.0 Appeals
Appeals shall be made in accordance with Chapter 500, Article II of the Hazelwood Municipal Code.
4. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2009 International Fuel Gas Code:
1. 
Section 101.1 TITLE
Insert: the City of Hazelwood, Missouri in lieu of the phrase "[name of jurisdiction]".
2. 
Section 106.6.2 FEES delete in its entirety and replace with:
106.6.2 Fees
Section 500.140 of the Hazelwood City Code.
3. 
Section 106.6.3 FEE REFUNDS delete in its entirety.
4. 
Section 108.4 VIOLATION PENALTIES delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.4 Violation Penalties
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this code, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or failing to comply with a notice of violation or order of the enforcement official served as provided by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
5. 
Section 108.5 STOP WORK ORDERS delete in its entirety and replace with:
108.5 Stop work orders
Upon notice from the code official that work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, the owner's agent, or the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work on the system after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be subject to the violation penalties as set forth in Section 108.4.
5. 
There are hereby established the following modifications, additions, insertions and changes to the 2009 International Energy Conservation Code:
1. 
Sections C101.1 & R101.1 TITLE
Insert: the City of Hazelwood, Missouri in lieu of the phrase "[name of jurisdiction]".
2. 
Sections C108.4 & R108.4 FAILURE TO COMPLY delete in their entirety and replace with:
C108.4 & R108.4 Penalties
Any person who shall violate any provisions of this code, or fail to comply therewith, or with any of the requirements thereof, or failing to comply with a notice of violation or order of the enforcement official served as provided by law, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and punished as provided in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
Applicable revisions to the 2009 International Residential Code shall prevail over this code.
C. 
This Chapter and other relevant provisions of the Hazelwood Municipal Code are also applicable.
D. 
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this Section or the Codes adopted herein shall be punished as set forth in Section 100.130 of the Hazelwood City Code.
[Ord. No. 4517-16 §1, 11-16-2016]
A. 
Subsections 101A through 101B-5 of Section 1108.100 of the St. Louis County Mechanical Code, all through the date of the last amendatory ordinance thereof, are hereby adopted, as if fully set out herein, as the licensing requirements and regulations for all persons performing work under the City's Mechanical Code within the City of Hazelwood. At least one (1) copy of the referenced St. Louis County Code shall be on file in the Office of the City Clerk of the City of Hazelwood for examination and review.
B. 
Possession of a current valid license issued by St. Louis County, Missouri, shall be sufficient to show compliance with this Section.
[Ord. No. 3173-00 § 7, 5-17-2000]
A. 
The Building Code Enforcement Officer is hereby authorized to issue a summons to any person violating any of the terms of this Chapter, and thereafter such summons shall be prosecuted as all other violations of the Hazelwood City Code.
B. 
In addition, the Director of Public Works may seek remedial action. Whenever the Director determines that there are reasonable grounds to believe that there has been a violation of any provision of this Code, the Director shall give notice of such alleged violation to the person to whom the permit or license was issued, as hereby provided. Such notice shall:
1. 
Be in writing;
2. 
Include a statement of the reasons for its issuance;
3. 
Allow a reasonable time for the performance of any act it requires;
4. 
Be served upon the owner or his agent as the case may require, provided that such notice or order shall be deemed to have been properly served upon such owner or agent when a copy thereof has been sent by registered mail to his last known address, or when he has been served with such notice by any method authorized or required by the laws of this State;
5. 
Contain an outline of remedial action which, if taken, will effect compliance with the provisions of this Code.
[CC 1997 § 7.11; Ord. No. 2776-96, 7-17-1996; Ord. No. 3425-03 § 1, 3-19-2003; Ord. No. 4140-11 § 2, 4-6-2011]
A. 
Application For Appeal.
1. 
Appeals shall be filed within fifteen (15) days after notice of a violation is served. Residential appellants shall pay a fee of two hundred dollars ($200.00) to the City Clerk at the time of filing and commercial appellants shall pay a fee of three hundred dollars ($300.00). Said fees shall be turned over to the Finance Department to be credited to the General Revenue Fund. The City Clerk shall promptly notify the Director and appropriate Board of any such appeal petition.
[Ord. No. 4678-19, 5-1-2019]
2. 
The owner of a building or structure or any other person may appeal from a decision of the Director relative to provisions of the Municipal Code as follows:
a. 
To the Architectural Board of Review regarding:
(1) 
Provisions of Article IV herein.
b. 
To the Board of Appeals regarding:
(1) 
Refusal to grant a modification of the provisions of the ICC International Codes covering the manner of construction or materials to be used in the erection, alteration or repair of a building or structure;
(2) 
Compliance with the Minimum Standards for Exterior Maintenance of Buildings in Article VI of this Chapter;
(3) 
Compliance with the demolition procedures in Chapter 505: Dangerous Buildings; and
(4) 
Compliance with Chapter 420: Mobile Homes and Mobile Home Parks.
B. 
Hearings.
1. 
All hearings shall be open to the public. Hearings shall be held within thirty (30) days of the filing of such petition, except that the Board can grant a postponement for good and sufficient reasons of the petitioner or the Director.
2. 
The City Clerk shall provide written notice of the date of such hearing to the appellant and the Director. All persons having an interest in the appeal shall be given an opportunity to be heard at the hearing.
C. 
Constitution Of Boards.
1. 
Board of Appeals.
a. 
The Board of Appeals shall consist of five (5) members appointed by the City Council. Two (2) alternate members may be appointed to serve in the absence or disqualification of the regular members. The term of office of the members of the Board shall be for five (5) years. Vacancies shall be filled for the unexpired term only. Members shall be removed for cause by the City Council upon written charges and after public hearings.
b. 
Qualifications of Board members. All members shall be registered voters and residents of the City, shall serve without compensation, and shall hold no other office or position in the City except on short-term, interim study committees. Each member shall have such training or experience in engineering, architecture, science, construction, building or property maintenance or related fields as may be sufficient to satisfy the Council, in its sole discretion, they are knowledgeable of the matters which come before the Board. The composition of the Board shall include a minimum of two (2) members experienced in a technical field and two (2) with experience in a construction trade.
2. 
Architectural Board of Review. The Architectural Board of Review shall consist of the members of the Board of Adjustment of the City, as established in Sections 405.740 et seq. of Chapter 405, Zoning Regulations.
3. 
Meetings. Board meetings shall be held when there is an appeal to be heard and at such other times as the Board may determine. The Chairman, or in his absence, the Acting Chairman, may administer oaths and compel the attendance of witnesses. The Board shall keep minutes of its proceedings, showing the vote of each member upon every question, or if absent or failing to vote, indicating such fact, and shall keep records of its examination and other official action. The Board shall have power from time to time to adopt, amend and repeal rules and regulations, not inconsistent with law or the provisions of this Chapter, governing its procedure and the repeal thereof, and every order, requirement, decision or determination of the Board shall immediately be filed in the office of the City Clerk and shall be a public record.
4. 
Board officers and staff. Each Board shall select one (1) of its members to serve as Chairman, and one (1) member to serve as Co-Chairman. The City Clerk shall be the liaison, and shall designate an employee from that department to serve as Secretary to the Board. The Secretary shall keep a detailed record of all proceedings on file in the office of the City Clerk.
5. 
Exemption of members. No member of a Board shall participate in any matter in which he is engaged as contractor or material dealer, or in the preparation of plans or specifications, or in which he has any personal or business interest.
D. 
Appeals Stay Proceedings In Actions Appealed. Unless the Board shall otherwise direct, an appeal duly filed as provided herein stays all proceedings in furtherance of the action appealed. When an emergency exists, in accordance with the provisions herein, no stay shall be granted.
E. 
Decision Of Board.
1. 
Action of Board. The Board hearing the appeal may affirm, modify or reverse the decision or action from which an appeal is taken by a concurring vote of three (3) of the five (5) members or alternate members hearing the appeal. In hearing an appeal from an enforcement action of the Director of Public Works relating to an alleged violation of the Minimum Standards for Exterior Maintenance of Buildings under Article VI of this Chapter, if the majority of the Board votes to reverse the decision of the Director and determines that the enforcement action was unwarranted (i.e. that a reasonable Code Enforcement Official could not have believed the violation in question existed on the premises or that enforcement action should have been taken), the Board may, in its sole discretion, also order that the appeal fee paid by the appellant be refunded in whole or in part.
2. 
Enforcement of decision. The Director shall take immediate action in accordance with the decision of the Board.
3. 
Appeals from decision of Board. Any person aggrieved by a decision of the Board of Appeals or the Architectural Board of Review may appeal such decision to the Circuit Court of St. Louis County pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 536, RSMo. Such a petition for review must be filed with the Court within fifteen (15) days after the filing of the decision of the Board in the office of the City Clerk.
Any person convicted of violating the provisions of the Codes in this Article shall be punished as set forth in Section 100.130 of this Code.