[HISTORY: Adopted by the North Hempstead Town Board 1-23-2001 by L.L. No. 1-2001. This local law superseded the provisions of 3-23-1965, which made the State Building Construction Code applicable to the town. Amendments noted where applicable.]
This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the "Building Code of the Town of North Hempstead."
The Town Board, recognizing the Executive Law of the State of New York, Article 18, New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code Act, Title 19 NYCRR Part 444, Uniform Code: Minimum Standards for Administration and Enforcement, finds that public health, safety, welfare and the good order and governance of the town will be enhanced by the adoption of Title 9-Executive (Volume B), Subtitle S - DHCR, Chapter 1 - Uniform Code, Subchapters A through N, as the applicable Building Code of the Town of North Hempstead.
This code shall apply throughout the applicable jurisdiction of the Town of North Hempstead.
The administration and enforcement of the Building Code shall be in accordance with the provisions of Chapter 2 of the Code of the Town of North Hempstead.
The Commissioner of the Department of Building Safety Inspection and Enforcement shall be responsible for the administration of the Building Code.
The Commissioners of the Department of Building Safety Inspection and Enforcement and the Department of Public Safety shall be responsible for the enforcement of the Building Code.