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City of Crystal Lake, IL
McHenry County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Crystal Lake 1-19-1993 as amended 12-17-2002 by Ord. No. 5592 (Art. III, Ch. II, Section G, §§ 3.63 and 3.64, of the 1993 Code); amended in its entirety 4-17-2018 by Ord. No. 7462, effective 11-1-2018. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
Building Code — See Ch. 187.
Electrical Code — See Ch. 230.
Existing Building Code — See Ch. 239.
Fire Code — See Ch. 251.
Fuel Gas Code — See Ch. 264.
Housing Code — See Ch. 301.
Plumbing Code — See Ch. 392.
Residential Code — See Ch. 422.
The International Mechanical Code, 2018 Edition, and subsequent amendments thereto, published by the International Code Council, Inc., shall be and is hereby adopted by reference as the Mechanical Code for the City of Crystal Lake. All terms and conditions contained in the International Mechanical Code, 2018 Edition, and subsequent amendments thereto, published by the International Code Council, Inc., shall be part of the ordinances of the City of Crystal Lake the same as if they were adopted verbatim.
The following sections of the International Mechanical Code are hereby revised and amended as follows:
Section 101.1, Title: Insert "City of Crystal Lake" as the name of jurisdiction.
Section 106.5.2, Fee schedule, is amended as follows: The fees for mechanical work shall be in the following schedule: Chapter 241, Fees, of the Code of Ordinances.
Section 106.5.3, Fee refunds, is amended as follows: The code official shall authorize the refunding of fees as follows:
The full amount of any fee paid hereunder that was erroneously paid or collected
The code official shall not authorize the refunding of any fee paid, except upon written application filed by the original permittee not later than seven days after the date of fee payment.
Section 108.4, Violation penalties, shall be amended to read as follows: Persons who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or repair mechanical work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code shall be fined as set forth in Chapter 248, Fines, for each offense. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
Section 108.5, Stop work orders, is amended as follows: Upon notice from the code official that mechanical work is being performed contrary to the provisions of the 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, or to the owner's authorized agent, or to 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 liable for a fine as set forth in Chapter 248, Fines.
Section 109.2, Membership of board, is amended as follows: The board of appeals shall consist of the City's Administrative Law Judge.
The remainder of Section 109 after Section 109.2 is deleted in its entirety.
Section 918.2, Heat pumps, is amended as follows: Electric heat pumps shall be prohibited, with the exception of replacement of an existing heat pump system tested in accordance with UL 1995.
Section 1006.6.13, Safety and relief valve discharge, is amended as follows: Be constructed of those materials listed in Section 890, Appendix A, Table A, of the Illinois State Plumbing Code or materials tested, rated and approved for such use in accordance with ASME A112.4.1.