City of Kennett, MO
Dunklin County
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[Ord. No. 1791 §1, 12-18-1979]
These regulations shall be known as the Building Code of the City of Kennett, Missouri, also referred to in said regulations as "this Code".
[Ord. No. 2591 §1, 6-20-2000; Ord. No. 2882 §1, 12-6-2011]
Subject to the provisions hereinafter set forth, a certain document, a copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of Kennett, Missouri, being marked as the International Building Code, 2012 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Building Code of the City of Kennett, Missouri, with the exception that Section 903.2.8 Group R thereof which requires sprinkler systems in all single- and multi-family residential structures shall not apply to any residential structure with less to seven thousand five hundred (7,500) square feet of area and not higher than two (2) stories in height, for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of the International Building Code, 2012 Edition, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Article.
[Ord. No. 1791 §3, 12-18-1979]
Wherever the title "Building Official" is used in said Code, the same shall be construed to mean the Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance Officer of the City of Kennett, Missouri. The Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance Officer, shall be an individual generally informed on good engineering practice in respect to the design and construction of buildings, the basic principles of fire prevention, the accepted requirements for means of egress and the installation of elevators and other service equipment necessary for the health, safety and general welfare of the occupants.
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Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2888 §1, adopted February 7, 2012, repealed section 500.040 "board of adjustment" in its entirety. Former section 500.040 derived from ord. no. 1791 §4, 12-18-1979. Regulations concerning board of adjustment can be found at §§400.800 et seq.
[Ord. No. 1791 §5, 12-18-1979]
The last sentence of Section 125.1 shall be amended so as to read as follows: "Such demand shall be in writing with a statement of the reasons therefor, and shall be served on the Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance Officer within three (3) days after service of said order or notice".
[Ord. No. 1791 §6, 12-18-1979]
The provisions of this Code shall not operate or affect any permits or approvals heretofore created.
[Ord. No. 1791 §7, 12-18-1979]
The fees for inspections and permits shall be the same as specified in Section 500.120, Subsection (C) of the City of Kennett, Missouri. The Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance Officer is authorized to establish other fees for inspections and permits which are not covered under said Section.
[Ord. No. 1791 §8, 12-18-1979]
Any person who shall violate a provision of said Code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, construct, alter or repair a building or structure in violation of an approved plan or directive of the Building Official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, shall be punishable by a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment not exceeding thirty (30) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 1791 §9, 12-18-1979]
Any person who shall continue any building work after having been served with a stop-work order, except such work as he/she is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe conditions, shall be liable to a fine of not less than one dollar ($1.00), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).
[Ord. No. 1791 §11, 12-18-1979]
Nothing in this Article or in the Building Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding pending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed, nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired, or affected by this Article.