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Ordinance #2013-6-6

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ORDINANCE 2013-6-6
AN ORDINANCE FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE BOOK SECTIONS
BE IT ORDAINED by the City of Gettysburg Common Council that the following ORDINANCE of the City of Gettysburg adopting the 2012 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code, regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings, and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures in the City of Gettysburg; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefore; repealing ordinances chapters 5.28, 8.08, 8.12, 8.16, 8.20 and 8.30 of the City of Gettysburg and all other ordinances or parts of laws in conflict therewith.
The City Council of the City of Gettysburg does ordain as follows:
Section 1. That a certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Finance Officer of the City of Gettysburg, being marked and designated as the International Property Maintenance Code, 2012 edition, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adapted as the Property Maintenance Code of the City of Gettysburg in the State of South Dakota for regulating and governing the conditions and maintenance of all property, buildings and structures; by providing the standards for supplied utilities and facilities and other physical things and conditions essential to ensure that structures are safe, sanitary and fit for occupation and use; and the condemnation of buildings and structures unfit for human occupancy and use, and the demolition of such existing structures as herein provided; proving for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefore; and each and all of the regulations, provisions penalties, conditions and terms of said Property Maintenance Code on file in the office of the City of Gettysburg are hereby referred to, adapted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this legislation.
Chapter 4. Light, Ventilation and Occupancy Limitations. Remove this entire Chapter 4.
Chapter 5. Plumbing Facilities and Fixture Requirements. Remove this entire Chapter 5.
Chapter 6. Mechanical and Electrical Requirements. Remove this entire Chapter 6.
Chapter 7. Fire Safety Requirements. Remove this entire Chapter 7.
Section 2. Deletions or additions added directly to code book.
Section 3. That Ordinance 2013-6-6- of City of Gettysburg entitled 2012 International Property Maintenance Code shall be in effect and all other ordinances or parts of laws in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
Section 4. That if any section, subsection, sentence, clause or phrase of this legislation is, for any reason, held to be unconstitutional, such decision shall not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this ordinance. The Gettysburg City Council hereby declares that it would have passed this law, and each section, subsection, clause or phrase thereof, irrespective of the fact that any one or more sections, subsections, sentences, clauses and phrases be declared unconstitutional.
Section 5. That nothing in this legislation or in the Property Maintenance Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit of proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired.
WITNESS:
William L. Wuttke, Mayor
ATTEST:
Sharleen Eliason, Finance Officer
First Reading: October 7, 2013
Second Reading: November 5, 2013
Date Published: November 14, 2013
Published once at the total approximate cost of $41.52
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