City of Kennett, MO
Dunklin County
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[Ord. No. 1793 §1, 12-18-1979]
These regulations shall be known as the Mechanical Code of the City of Kennett, Missouri, also referred to in said regulations as "this Code".
[Ord. No. 2591 §3, 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 Mechanical Code, 2012 Edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Mechanical Code of the City of Kennett, Missouri, 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 Mechanical Code, 2012 Edition, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Article.
[Ord. No. 1793 §3, 12-18-1979]
Wherever the title "Mechanical Officer" is used in said Code, the same shall be construed to mean the Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance Officer of the City of Kennett, Missouri.
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2888 §1, adopted February 7, 2012, repealed section 515.040 "board of adjustment" in its entirety. Former section 515.040 derived from ord. no. 1793 §4, 12-18-1979. Regulations concerning board of adjustment can be found at §§400.800 et seq.
[Ord. No. 1793 §5, 12-18-1979]
The provisions of this Code shall not operate or affect any permits or approvals heretofore created.
[Ord. No. 1793 §6, 12-18-1979]
The fees for inspections and permits shall be the same as specified in Section 500.120 of this Title. 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. 1793 §7, 12-18-1979]
Any person, firm or corporation who shall violate a provision of this Code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereto or who shall install mechanical work in violation of an approved plan or directive of the Code Enforcement/Property Maintenance Officer or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this Code, shall be subject to 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 both such fine and imprisonment. Each day during which a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 1793 §8, 12-18-1979]
Any person who shall continue any mechanical 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. 1793 §10, 12-18-1979]
Nothing in this Article or in the Mechanical 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.
[Ord. No. 2001 §§1 — 2, 11-18-1986]
The installation and use of unvented gas heaters shall be permitted in the City limits of the City of Kennett, Missouri. Any such heater shall contain an oxygen deficiency sensor safety pilot and shall be approved for use without ventilation.
The uses permitted in Subsection (A) of this Section as a primary heat source shall be limited to commercial businesses in non-sleeping areas, and may only be used in residences only as a secondary heat source and only in areas in the residence which are not used as sleeping quarters. All heaters are required to meet the National Safety Standards of the American Gas Association, subject to the above exceptions, all other requirements and standards of the BOCA Basic Mechanical Code of 1993 and the BOCA Basic Building Code of 1993 with all applicable amendments thereto.