Series 106 2005 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 106-487; Withdrawn B207-05; Repealing Article IX of Chapter 6 of the City Code relating to the 2000 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article IX adopting the 2003 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code
Bill No. B 207-05
repealing Article IX of Chapter 6 of the City Code relating to the 2000 Edition of the
International Fuel Gas Code, and enacting in lieu thereof a new Article IX adopting the 2003
Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code; and fixing the time when this ordinance shall become
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS
SECTION 1. Article IX of Chapter 6 of
the Code of Ordinances, City of Columbia,
Missouri, relating to the 2000 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code, is hereby repealed and
in lieu thereof a new Article IX, relating to the 2003 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code,
is hereby enacted reading in words and figures as follows:
CHAPTER 6. BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS
Article IX. Fuel Gas Code
Sec. 6-230. Adopted.
The 2003 Edition of the International Fuel Gas Code, published
by the International Code
Council, Inc., including appendix A, three copies of which have been on file with the city clerk
for a period of ninety (90) days prior to the adoption of this article, is hereby adopted by
reference and made a part of the Code of Ordinances, City of Columbia, Missouri as fully as if
set forth in its entirety. At least three (3) copies of the 2003 Edition of the International
Code shall remain on file in the office of the city clerk and shall be kept available for public use,
inspection and examination.
Sec. 6-231. Amendments.
The code adopted by this article is hereby amended by substituting
the following sections in
lieu of those sections with corresponding numbers in the code, or, where there is no
corresponding section in the code, the following sections shall be enacted as additions to the
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Fuel Gas Code of the City
Missouri, hereinafter referred to as "this code."
101.6 Unlawful. It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in the installation,
repair of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration components or systems in or on
any building, structure, or premises within the corporate limits of the City of Columbia,
Missouri, unless issued a certificate of competency by the board of mechanical examiners, except
as provided elsewhere in this code.
Section 103.0 DIVISION OF PROTECTIVE INSPECTION
103.1 Director. The administration and enforcement of this ordinance shall be
the duty of the
director of public works, who is designated the code official for purposes of this code. The code
official is hereby authorized to take such action as may be reasonably necessary to enforce the
provisions of this code. Such persons may be appointed and authorized as assistants or
representatives of the director as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this code.
103.2 Appointment. Delete.
103.3 Deputies. Delete.
103.5 Restrictions of employees. An employee connected with the division of protective
inspection shall not be engaged in, or directly or indirectly connected with the furnishing of
labor, materials or appliances for the construction, alteration or maintenance of a building, or the
preparation of construction documents thereof, unless that person is the owner of the building;
nor shall such employee engage in any work that conflicts with official duties or with the
interests of the division.
106.1.1 Permit required. Application for a permit shall be made by a licensed
HVACR mechanic, or a licensed master plumber, except as provided in section 106.2. Any
permit required by this code may be issued to any person to do any work regulated by this code
in a single-family dwelling used exclusively for living purposes, including the usual accessory
buildings and quarters in connection with such buildings, provided the person is a bona fide
owner of such dwelling and that the dwelling will be occupied by the owner, and that the owner
shall personally purchase all material and perform all labor in connection therewith. Any person
obtaining a permit under this section shall not be issued another permit within two years.
106.5.2 Fee schedule. The fees for all fuel gas work covered by this code shall
be as indicated in
the following schedule:
$0.00 to $1,000.00 $10.80
$1,000.01 to $5,000.00 $10.80 plus $2.70 per thousand over $1,000.00
$5,000.01 to $10,000.00 $21.60 plus $2.16 per thousand over $5,000.00
$10,000.01 to $20,000.00 $32.40 plus $1.62 per thousand over
Over $20,000 $48.60 plus $1.08 per thousand over $20,000.00
106.5.3 Fee refunds. The code official shall authorize the refunding of fees as
1. The full amount of any fee paid hereunder which was erroneously paid or collected.
2. Not more than seventy five (75) percent of the permit fee paid when no work
has been done
under a permit issued in accordance with this code.
The code official shall not authorize the refunding of any fee paid, except upon written
application filed by the original permittee not later than 180 days after the date of fee payment.
108.4 Penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall
fail to comply
with any of the requirements thereof shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction
thereof shall be punished by a fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by
imprisonment not exceeding one year, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a
violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.
108.5 Stop work orders. Upon notice from the code official that work is being
done contrary to
the provisions of this 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
owners 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 to a fine of not less
than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
109.1 Appeals. The owner of a building or structure or any person directly affected
by a decision
of the code official may appeal to the building construction codes commission from a decision of
the official refusing to grant modifications of the provisions of this code covering the manner of
installation, or materials to be used in the installation. The procedure for appeal shall be
governed by Section 112.0 of the International Building Code /2003 as amended by section 6-17
of the Code of Ordinances.
109.2 through 109.7 -- Delete.
Secs. 6-232--6-234. Reserved.
SECTION 2. The repeal of Article IX of
Chapter 6 of the Code of Ordinances, City of
Columbia, Missouri, relating to the 2000 Edition of the Fuel Gas Code shall not affect any
offense or act committed or done or any penalty or forfeiture incurred before the effective date of
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall be in
full force and effect from and after September 1,
WITHDRAWN this 6th day of September, 2005.