Chapter 1
BUILDING AND RESIDENTIAL CODES AND REGULATIONSlinklink

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9-1-1: GENERAL PROVISIONS:
9-1-2: BUILDING AND RESIDENTIAL CODES:
9-1-3: DEFINITION:
9-1-4: COMPLIANCE WITH PROVISIONS:
9-1-5: WATER ALLOCATION REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS:
9-1-6: BARBED WIRE AND ELECTRIC FENCES:

9-1-1: GENERAL PROVISIONS:linklink


A. Enforcement Officer; Authority: The terms "building official" or "administrative authority" when used in this title or in any publication adopted by reference in this title shall mean the office of the building official; provided, however, that the town manager may appoint such deputies as needed to perform any inspection work or other functions that may be required by this title or the regulatory publications adopted herein. The administrative authority, as such may be referenced in any section of this title or any regulatory publications adopted herein, for all matters pertaining to any building, plumbing, electrical or any other inspections, shall be vested in the office of the town building official. The town building official shall have the authority to develop licensing, construction and inspection procedures which may be recommended to the council and which, upon approval by resolution, shall become the licensing, construction and inspection procedure of the town.


B. Penalty For Violation Of Codes: Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of the building code, the residential code, the plumbing code, the electrical code, the mechanical code, the fuel gas code, the fire code, the energy conservation code, the existing building code, the property maintenance code or in any publication or regulatory code adopted by reference in this title shall be guilty of a class one misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00) or by imprisonment in the county jail for not more than six (6) months, or by both such fine and imprisonment. (Ord. 08-2009, 12-1-2009, eff. 12-31-2009)

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9-1-2: BUILDING AND RESIDENTIAL CODES1:linklink


A. Building Code Adopted: That certain document designated and marked as the 2006 international building code, including appendices C, I and J, and specifically excluding all other appendices contained therein, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the town clerk of the town of Parker, and those portions of that document entitled the "Parker amendments to the 2006 international building code, the 2006 international residential code, the 2006 international existing building code, the 2006 international plumbing code, the 2006 international mechanical code, the 2006 international fuel gas code, the 2006 international fire code, and the 2006 international property maintenance code" applicable to the 2006 international building code, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the town clerk of the town of Parker, together are hereby adopted as the building code for the town of Parker by reference as if fully set forth herein for regulating and governing the installation, construction, remodeling, alteration, repair and conversion of buildings within the corporate limits of the town of Parker, and it is hereby declared to be unlawful to install, construct, erect, alter, repair, change, move, remove, maintain or use any house, building or structure in the town of Parker, or cause or permit the same to be done, contrary to or in violation of any of the provisions of said building code as herewith adopted by the council of the town of Parker. (Ord. 08-2009, 12-1-2009, eff. 12-31-2009)


B. Amendments To Building Code; Arizonans With Disabilities Act:

1. Public Entities: Standards and specifications set forth in Arizona Revised Statutes title 41, chapter 9, article 8 (Arizonans with disabilities act), and its implementing rules, including "Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines For Buildings And Facilities" declared a public record by resolution 20-1996, as applying to public entities, are hereby adopted and incorporated as an amendment to the international building code adopted in subsection A of this section, and made part thereof as though fully set forth therein. Such standards and specifications shall apply to new construction and alterations and are not required in buildings or portions of existing buildings that do not meet the standards and specifications. (Ord. 8-1996, 12-17-1996; amd. Ord. 02-2005, 6-21-2005)

2. Public Accommodations And Commercial Facilities: Standards and specifications set forth in Arizona Revised Statutes title 41, chapter 9, article 8 (Arizonans with disabilities act), and its implementing rules, including "Americans With Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines For Buildings And Facilities" declared a public record by resolution 20-1996, as applying to public accommodations and commercial facilities, are hereby adopted and incorporated as an amendment to the international building code adopted in subsection A of this section, and made part thereof as though fully set forth therein. Such standards and specifications shall apply to new construction and alterations commenced after September 3, 1996. (Ord. 8-1996, 12-17-1996)


C. Residential Code Adopted: That certain document designated and marked as the 2006 international residential code and all appendices contained therein, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the town clerk of the town of Parker, and those portions of that document entitled the "Parker amendments to the 2006 international building code, the 2006 international residential code, the 2006 international existing building code, the 2006 international plumbing code, the 2006 international mechanical code, the 2006 international fuel gas code, the 2006 international fire code, and the 2006 international property maintenance code" applicable to the 2006 international residential code, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the town clerk of the town of Parker, together are hereby adopted as the residential code for the town of Parker by reference as if fully set forth herein for regulating and controlling the erection, construction, enlargement, alteration, repair, moving, improvement, removal, equipping, use, occupying and maintenance of any residential building on premises within the town of Parker, and it is hereby declared to be unlawful to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, maintain, move, improve, remove, demolish, equip, use, occupy or maintain any one- and two-family residential dwellings and multiple-family dwellings, building or premises within the town of Parker or cause or permit the same to be done, contrary to or in violation of any of the provisions of said residential code as herewith adopted by the council of the town of Parker.


D. Existing Building Code Adopted: That certain document designated and marked as the 2006 international existing building code, including appendix chapter A and specifically excluding all other appendices contained therein, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the town clerk of the town of Parker, and those portions of that certain document entitled the "Parker amendments to the 2006 international building code, the 2006 international residential code, the 2006 international existing building code, the 2006 international plumbing code, the 2006 international mechanical code, the 2006 international fuel gas code, the 2006 international fire code, and the 2006 international property maintenance code" applicable to the 2006 international existing building code, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the town clerk of the town of Parker, together are hereby adopted as the existing building code for the town of Parker by reference as if fully set forth herein for regulating and governing the repair, installation, alteration, improvement, removal, relocation of existing buildings, including historic buildings, within the town of Parker, and it is hereby declared to be unlawful to cause or permit the same to be done, contrary to or in violation of any of the provisions of said existing building code as herewith adopted by the council of the town of Parker. (Ord. 08-2009, 12-1-2009, eff. 12-31-2009)

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9-1-3: DEFINITION:linklink

Wherever the word "city" is used or required to define a jurisdiction in any of the provisions of the building code, the residential code, the plumbing code, the electrical code, the mechanical code, the fuel gas code, the fire code, the energy conservation code, the existing building code, the property maintenance code or in any publication or regulatory code adopted by reference in this title, it shall be held to mean the town of Parker, Arizona. (Ord. 08-2009, 12-1-2009, eff. 12-31-2009)
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9-1-4: COMPLIANCE WITH PROVISIONS:linklink

Whenever a building permit is issued and a building inspection performed, such building must conform to the provisions of the zoning ordinance of Parker2 in addition to the provisions of this title. (1988 Code § 7-1-2)
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9-1-5: WATER ALLOCATION REQUIRED FOR CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS3:linklink


A. Building Construction: Under circumstances when a lot split is requested, no building permit will be issued for any single-family or multi-family residential units to be developed on parcels or lots within the town's water service area in excess of the number of units permitted under applicable zoning regulations without first obtaining a water service letter pursuant to title 8, chapter 3, article A of this code.


B. Residential Subdivisions And Lot Splits: No final approval of a residential subdivision plat by the town council nor final approval of a residential lot split by the planning and zoning commission pursuant to this code within the town's water service area will be granted without first obtaining a water service letter pursuant to title 8, chapter 3, article A of this code. (Ord. 1-1997, 2-18-1997)

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9-1-6: BARBED WIRE AND ELECTRIC FENCES:linklink


A. Prohibited; Exemption: It is unlawful for any person to erect or maintain within the town any electric fence or any fence constructed in whole or in part of barbed wire; except, that barbed wire may be installed at the top of the fence if such barbed wire is at least six feet (6') above the ground.


B. Nuisance Declared; Abatement: Any fence mentioned in subsection A of this section is hereby declared a public nuisance and subject to abatement by order of the town court. (1988 Code § 10-1-4)

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Footnotes - Click any footnote link to go back to its reference.
Footnote 1: ARS § 9-802.
Footnote 2: See title 10 of this code.
Footnote 3: See title 8, chapter 3, article A of this code for water allocation management program; provisions of section 9-1-5 are derived from ordinance 1-1997, effective 30 days following the execution of contract 2-07-30-W0025 with the United States bureau of reclamation for the delivery of Colorado River water.