CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION

 


ARTICLE 1. FIRE PREVENTION.. 3

4-101. Fire limits established. 3

ARTICLE 2. (RESERVED) 4

Please refer to section 4-1401. 4

ARTICLE 3. (RESERVED) 5

Please refer to section 4-1401. 5

ARTICLE 4. (RESERVED) 6

Please refer to section 4-1401. 6

ARTICLE 5. MOVING BUILDINGS. 7

4-501. Building official; authority. 7

4-502. Permit required. 7

4-503. Same; application for permit. 7

4-504. [Reserved.] 7

4-505. [Reserved.] 7

4-506. Contractor; license required; fee. 7

4-507. Route; duties of building official. 7

4-508. Notice to owners. 8

4-509. Duty of owners. 8

4-510. Interfering with poles; wires. 8

4-511. Display of lanterns. 8

ARTICLE 6. DANGEROUS AND UNFIT STRUCTURES  9

4-601. Purpose. 9

4-602. Definitions. 9

4-603. Public officer; duties. 9

4-604. Procedure; petition. 9

4-605. Same; notice. 10

4-606. Same; publication. 10

4-607. Same; hearing, order. 10

4-608. Duty of owner. 10

4-609. Same; failure to comply. 10

4-610. Same; make site safe. 10

4-611. Assessment of costs. 11

4-612. Immediate hazard. 11

4-613. Appeals from order. 11

4-614. Scope of article. 12

ARTICLE 7. MOBILE HOMES. 13

4-701. Definitions. 13

4-702. Location of mobile homes and house trailers. 13

4-703. Park license. 13

4-704. Application for license. 14

4-705. Park location. 14

4-706. Park layout. 14

4-707. Water supply. 15

4-708. Sewage disposal. 15

4-709. Garbage and refuse. 16

4-710. Electricity. 16

4-711. Fuel gas. 16

4-712. Register. 17

4-713. Alterations and additions. 17

4-714. Permit revocation. 17

4-715. Mobile homes and house trailers not located in a park on April 11, 1975. 17

ARTICLE 8. UNDERGROUND GAS PIPELINES. 19

4-801. Damage prevention program. 19

4-802. Rules and regulations. 19

4-803. Identification of excavators. 19

4-804. Excavation activities defined. 19

4-805. Location of cover areas. 19

4-806. Procedures. 19

4-807. Blasting insurance. 20

4-808. Inspection. 20

4-809. Emergency call procedure. 20

4-810. Insurance requirements. 20

ARTICLE 9. EXCAVATIONS. 22

4-901. Definitions. 22

4-902. Applicability. 22

4-903. Permit required. 22

4-904. Persons eligible for permits. 22

4-905. Application for permit; fees, issuance. 23

4-906. Backfilling; generally; removal of surplus material. 23

4-907. Same; construction or repair of building foundation adjacent to streets, etc. 24

4-908. Same; excavations within four feet of existing pavement, etc. 24

4-909. Same; extra excavation of pavement beyond edges of dirt foundation. 24

4-910. Same; with excavated material. 24

4-911. Same; duty of persons making excavation. 24

4-912. Work to continue without interruption where excavation made on expressways, freeways, arterial streets. 25

4-913. Liability of permittee for negligent acts, etc.; city to be saved harmless. 25

4-914. Replacement of cuts; notice to the city; liability after notice. 25

4-915. Same; work to be done by the city; exception. 25

4-916. Contracting with paving contractor to do work. 26

4-917. Disposition of moneys collected under ordinance. 26

4-918. Right of city to civil action to recover permit fees. 26

4-919. Penalty. 26

ARTICLE 10. (RESERVED) 27

Please refer to section 4-1401. 27

ARTICLE 11. SEDGWICK COUNTY CODE ENFORCEMENT  28

4-1101.  Interlocal agreement. 28

4-1102.  Sedgwick County Code Chapter 6 incorporated. 28

4-1103.  Sedgwick County Code Chapter 8 incorporated. 28

4-1104.  County building inspector; appointment. 28

4-1105.  Same; duties. 28

4-1106.  Same; powers. 28

4-1107.  Same; right of entry. 29

4-1108.  Application of code. 29

4-1109.  Official copies of Sedgwick County Code. 29

ARTICLE 12. RESIDENTIAL CODE. 30

4-1201.  Residential code incorporated. 30

ARTICLE 13. PROPERTY MAINTENANCE. 31

4-1301.  Adoption of the International Property Maintenance Code. 31

4-1302.  Local amendments to the International Property Maintenance Code. 31

4-1303.  Conflict with other provisions. 34

4-1304.  Severability. 34

4-1305.  Construction. 34

ARTICLE 14. BUILDING AND TRADE CODE. 35

4-1401.  Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Building and Trade Code incorporated. 35