Section 6-17 Amendments.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 20906 on 03/21/2011, Section 6-17 read as follows.
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 Building Code of Columbia,
hereinafter referred to as "this code."
101.2.2: Appendices C, F, I, and J are hereby adopted as amended.
Appendix J section J106.1 Maximum slope; is hereby amended to read as: The
slope of cut
surfaces shall be no steeper than is safe for the intended use, and shall be no steeper than 3
horizontal to 1 vertical (33 percent) unless the applicant furnishes a soils report justifying a
Exceptions: Number 1 is deleted in its entirety and exception number 2 will
now be listed as
exception number 1.
Appendix J section J107.6 Maximum slope; is hereby amended to read as: The
slope of fill
surfaces shall be no steeper than is safe for the intended use. Fill slopes steeper than 3 horizontal
to 1 vertical (33 percent) shall be justified by soils reports or engineering data.
Section 101.4 Referenced codes: Add the following additional sentence to this
references to the International Existing Building Code are deleted.
Section 103.0 Division of Protective Inspection
103.1 Director: The administration and enforcement of this code shall be the
duty of the director
of public works, who 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
103.4 Restriction of employees: An employee connected with the division
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 plans or of specifications therefore, unless he is the owner of the building; nor
shall such employee engage in any work which conflicts with his official duties or with the
interest of the department.
104.7 Official records: An official record shall be kept of all business and
activities of the
division specified in the provisions of this code, and all such records shall be open to public
inspection at all appropriate times and according to reasonable rules to maintain the integrity and
security of such records.
104.8 Relief from personal responsibility: The code official, officer or employee
the enforcement of this code, while acting for the jurisdiction, shall not thereby render himself
liable personally, and is hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage accruing to
persons or property as a result of any act required or permitted in the discharge of official duties.
Any suit instituted against any officer or employee because of an act performed by that officer or
employee in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this code shall be
defended by the legal representative of the jurisdiction until the final termination of the
proceedings. The code official or any subordinate shall not be liable for costs in any action,
or proceeding that is instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this code; and any officer of the
protective inspection division acting in good faith and without malice, shall be free from liability
for acts performed under any of its provisions or by reason of any act or omission in the
performance of official duties in connection therewith.
105.3 Application for permit: Add number 8 to list as stated: The following
form shall be
submitted with each application for permit.
1) APPLICANT, PLEASE COMPLETE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION
(Note: The City of Columbia, Missouri does not regulate or review County, State
2) PLEASE LIST ADDRESS TO WHICH PLAN REVIEWER IS TO SEND PLAN REVIEW
3) PLEASE IDENTIFY THE OWNERS DESIGN PROFESSIONAL IN RESPONSIBLE
Use a copy
of this page
4) PLEASE CERTIFY THE SUBMITTAL CHECKLIST:
I hereby certify that I am the owners registered design professional in responsible charge
(DPRC) and that I have completed this Checklist to identify the requirements for the
specific project being submitted for plans review in order to expedite the review process.
This submittal is complete for review of the scope of work as described herein and
understand that omission of required information will result in delays in the plans review
Print name: _________________________________________________________________
5) Design Certification
certify that the
Fuel Gas and
and all other
the City of
6) PERMIT VALUATIONS, construction values to be used in permit fee calculation
include the total value of the work for which the permit is issued and are typically contract
values. When materials, labor or equipment are provided by others, the value of those items shall
be included in the valuation for the scope of work in the permit to which they apply.
106.1 Construction documents: The application for the permit shall be accompanied
by not less
than two (2) sets of construction documents drawn to scale, with sufficient clarity and detail
dimensions to show the nature and character of the work to be performed including general
construction, special inspections, construction observation programs, structural, mechanical and
electrical work and calculations. Each sheet of each set of plans, each set of specifications,
calculations and other data shall be sealed by a registered design professional as required by the
State of Missouri statutes. Where special conditions exist, the code official is authorized to
require additional documents, information or calculations that are to be prepared by a registered
design professional with the State of Missouri.
Buildings or structures exempt from these requirements are:
a. One-family dwellings.
b. Two-family dwellings.
c. Commercial or industrial buildings not more than twelve
hundred (1,200) square feet and
which provide for the employment, sleeping, assembly, housing or feeding of less than ten (10)
d. Any structure containing less than twenty thousand (20,000)
cubic feet, except as provided
in b. or c. above.
e. A building or structure used exclusively for farm purposes.
106.2 Site plan: There shall also be filed a site plan showing to scale the size
and location of all
the new construction and all existing structures on the site, distances from lot lines, the
established street grades and the proposed finished grades; and it shall be drawn in accordance
with an accurate boundary line survey and certifying as to date survey was made. In the case of
demolition, the site plan shall show all construction to be demolished and the location and size of
all existing structures and construction that are to remain on the site or plot.
Exemption: One- and two-family dwellings are not required to show proposed finished
106.2.1 Private sewage disposal system: The site plan shall indicate the location
of a private
sewage disposal system where a public sewer is not available. All technical data and soil data
required by the State of Missouri Regulation 19 CSR 20-3.060, Minimum Construction
Standards for On-Site Sewage Disposal Systems, shall be submitted with the site plan.
106.2.2 Location of utility easements to be shown on building permit applications: All
applications for building permits shall clearly show the location of all utility easements and all
structures, lines or pipes used by the utility and located within such utility easements. No
building permit shall be issued with respect to a structure to be located on, over, under or within
a utility easement unless and until such time as the city council:
A. Shall determine by ordinance that the structure as proposed
contains adequate protection to
1. Full ingress and egress to all portions of the easement
insuring full and safe maintenance,
construction and reconstruction of all utility structures located or which could be located within
the easement; and
2. Full use of the easement for utility purposes without danger
to public property and to the
health, safety and welfare of the citizens of the city.
B. Shall receive adequate assurances in the form of a bond
or a waiver of claim and indemnity
agreement on a form approved by the city counselor sufficient to protect the city and its citizens
Provided, however, that in lieu of the requirements of subparagraphs A and B above,
shall have the option of relocating any and all utility improvements and utility easements at
applicants own expense and upon the written approval of the owner of the improvements and
107.4 Termination of approval: The code official is hereby authorized to
terminate such permit
for a temporary structure and to order the demolition of any such construction at his discretion,
or as directed by a decision of the building construction codes commission.
108.1 General: A permit to begin work for new construction, alteration, removal,
other building operation shall not be issued until the fees prescribed in this section shall have
been paid to the division of protective inspection or other authorized agency of the jurisdiction,
nor shall an amendment to a permit necessitating an additional fee be approved until the
additional fee shall have been paid.
108.2 Fee schedule: A fee for each plan examination, building permit and
inspection shall be
paid in accordance with the following schedule:
New construction (one- and two-family only):
0 to 3,000 square feet - $0.0513 per
square foot with minimum $21.60
3,000 to 10,000 square feet - $153.90
plus $0.0432 per square foot for area over 3,000 square
Over 10,000 square feet - $456.30 plus
$0.0351 per square foot for area over 10,000 square
For unfinished basements - $0.027 per
New construction (except one- and two-family dwellings) and all remodeling, alterations
Permit fees for new construction (except for one- and two-family dwellings) shall
be based upon
the value of the construction as determined by protective inspection division using the BOCA
(Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc.) Building Valuation Data Report
as published in the BOCA magazine November/December 1991 issue. Remodeling, alterations
and repair valuations shall be computed using fifty (50) percent of the value for new
The values determined in accordance with the above is for determining the building
and is not intended to determine actual construction costs.
$0.00 to $50,000.00 - $3.78
per thousand (minimum fee $21.60)
$50,000.01 to $100,000.00 - $189.00
plus $2.16 per thousand over $50,000.00
$100,000.01 to $150,000.00 - $297 plus
$1.62 per thousand over $100,000.00
Over $150,000.00 - $378.00 plus $1.08
per thousand over $150,000.00
Footing & Foundation Only - The permit fee to do
only footing and foundation for a building
or structure shall be $54.00. This fee is in addition to the normal building permit fee and is
refundable or credited to the normal building permit fee.
Plan Review Fee - Fifty (50) percent
of building permit fee. This fee is imposed whenever
plans are required.
Fees in effect from January 1, 2008 through December 31, 2008:
st Request - $25.00
nd and Subsequent Requests - $50.00 (Fifty
Fees in effect after January 1, 2009:
st Request - $35.00
nd and Subsequent Requests - $70.00 (Seventy
These reinspection fees apply to all reinspections for erosion control, building,
electrical and plumbing. They do not apply to reinspections under the Rental Unit Conservation
Law. During an inspection where there are only five (5) or less unfinished items that are minor
in nature, at the discretion of the building inspector, a correction notice may be issued and no
reinspection fee charged.
Exemption: Residential storage structure under 100 square feet shall be exempt
108.2.1 Moving of buildings: The fee for a building permit for the removal
of a building or
structure from one lot to another or to a new location on the same lot shall be fifty (50) percent of
the fee for new buildings with a minimum fee of $45.00. There shall also be an inspection fee
$25.00 prior to moving the building or structure.
108.2.2 Demolition: The fee for a permit for the demolition of a building or structure shall be:
fifty dollars ($50.00)
, commercial -
one hundred dollars ($100.00)
108.2.3 Signs: The fee for signs, billboards and other display structures for
which permits are
required under the provisions of the Sign Regulations shall be $45.00 for not more than fifty (50)
square feet. For each sign over fifty (50) square feet - $45.00 plus $0.15 for each square foot
over fifty (50).
108.4 Fee for failure to obtain permit: Where work for which a permit is required
by this code is
started prior to obtaining the permit, the fees specified above shall be doubled. If any person,
firm or corporation commits a second offense by starting work without a permit, the person shall
pay three times the customary fee in order to obtain the necessary permit. Any offense shall
subject the offender to prosecution under Section 113 of this code.
If any person, firm or corporation fails to obtain the necessary permit(s) within
five (5) days after
being notified in writing to do so by the code official, the person shall pay in addition to the fee
as provided above, the sum of five dollars ($5.00) for each day in excess of the five (5) days that
pass before the person obtains the necessary permit. The payment of any or several of the above-stated
fees shall not relieve any person from fully complying with the requirements of this code
in the execution of the work nor from any penalties prescribed herein.
108.5 Special fees: The payment of the fee for the construction, alteration,
demolition and for all work done in connection with or concurrently with the work contemplated
by a building permit, shall not relieve the applicant or holder of the permit from the payment of
other fees that are prescribed by law or ordinance for water taps, sewer connections, electrical
permits, erection of signs and display structures, marquees or other appurtenant structures, or
fees of inspections, certificates of use and occupancy or other privileges or requirements, both
within and without the jurisdiction of the division of protective inspection.
108.6 Refunds: The code official shall authorize the refunding of fees
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
application filed by the original permittee not later than 180 days after the date of fee payment.
Section 112 BUILDING CONSTRUCTION CODES COMMISSION
112.1 Creation of the commission: There is hereby created a building construction
commission consisting of ten (10) members and ten (10) alternates.
112.1.1 Membership of the commission: The commission shall consist of ten (10)
appointed by the city council. The first three (3) members appointed shall serve for three (3)
years, the second three (3) members appointed shall serve for two (2) years and the final four (4)
members shall serve for one year. Thereafter, each new member shall be appointed for three (3)
years or until a successor has been appointed. Appointments to fill vacancies shall be for
unexpired terms only.
112.1.2 Qualifications of commission members: The commission shall be composed
individuals with the following qualifications:
1. Professional engineer (experience in electrical/mechanical)
2. Professional engineer (experience in structural/civil)
3. Master plumber
4. Licensed electrician or electrical contractor
5. Major contractor or superintendent
6. Minor contractor or home builder
7. Person experienced in fire prevention
8. Registered architect
10. Residential rental property owner
112.1.3 Alternates: Whenever possible, the city council shall appoint an alternate
of equal qualifications for each regular commissioner appointed. The alternate shall serve a term
contemporaneous to the term of the regular commissioner of equal qualifications.
112.1.4 Commission chair: The board shall select one of its members to serve as
chair and the
code official shall designate a clerk from the department to serve as secretary to the board, who
shall keep a detailed record of all proceedings on file in the protective inspection division.
112.1.5 Meetings: Upon the request of any commissioner or whenever there is any
transact before the commission, the commission shall meet once each month.
112.1.6 Absence of commissioners: During the absence of a commissioner, the designated
alternate shall sit on the commission. While sitting on the commission, the alternate shall have
the full power and authority of the regular commissioner. The chair of the commission is
authorized to excuse any member from attendance at a commission meeting; provided that the
member requested to be excused before the meeting. Any member who is absent, without being
excused, from twenty-five (25) per cent of the regular commission meetings held in a calendar
year shall automatically forfeit the office. Any member who is absent, without being excused,
from three (3) consecutive regular meetings shall automatically forfeit the office. It shall be the
duty of the chair to promptly notify the city council of the vacancy. The city council, upon such
notice, shall appoint a new commissioner with equal qualifications to fill the remainder of the
112.2 Application for appeals: The owner of a building or structure or any person directly
affected by a decision of the code official or fire marshal may appeal to the building construction
codes commission from a decision of the official refusing to grant a modification, variance or
waiver to the provisions of the Building, Electrical, Plumbing, Mechanical, Fire Prevention, One
and Two Family Dwelling or Property Maintenance codes covering the manner of construction
or materials to be used in the construction, erection, alteration, or repair of a building or
structure. Application for appeal may be made when it is claimed that the true intent of the code
or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of the
code do not fully apply, an equally good or better form of construction can be used, or undue
hardship is created by strict compliance with the letter of the code but has no significant effect on
the health, safety and welfare of the public or any individual.
A fee of one hundred twenty
dollars ($120.00) must be submitted with the application. The fee shall be refunded to the
applicant if the applicant appears at the commission meeting at which the appeal is scheduled to
112.2.1 Notice of meeting: The commission shall meet upon notice of the chairman
(10) days of filing of an appeal or at stated periodic meetings if warranted by the volume of
112.2.2 Public hearing: All hearings and meetings of the commission shall be public. All
hearings considering an appeal of a ruling of the code official or fire marshal shall be on the
record and be recorded by a person qualified as a court reporter. At the appeal hearing, the
appellant, and appellant's representative, the official of the jurisdiction and any other person
whose interests may be affected by the matter on appeal, shall be given an opportunity to be
heard. All testimony on matters on appeal shall be given under oath.
112.2.3 Adjourned meeting: When seven (7) qualified commissioners are not present
a specific appeal, either the appellant, the building official or their representative may request a
postponement of the hearing.
112.2.4 Action of the commission: The commission shall affirm, modify or reverse
of the building official or fire marshal by a concurring vote of six (6) members. Every action
the commission shall be by motion or resolution and the commission's decision shall be
evidenced by certified copies which shall be furnished to the appellant and to the code official.
112.2.5 Exemption of members: A member of the commission shall not vote on any
which that member is engaged as contractor, material dealer, or in the preparation of plans or
specifications, or in which the board member has any personal interest.
112.2.6 Determining vote: Failure to secure six (6) concurring votes shall be
confirmation of the decision of the code official except that the appellant shall be entitled to
further hearing before a full commission if there were not ten qualified members present when
the vote was taken.
112.2.7 Enforcement of decision: The code official shall take immediate action
with the decision of the board.
112.3 Court review: Any person aggrieved by a decision of the commission may appeal to the
circuit court as provided by Chapter 536 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri.
112.4 Code revisions: The commission shall, at the request of the city council,
Building and other codes periodically for updating and recommending changes.
113.4 Violation penalties:
Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply
with any of the
requirements thereof or who shall erect, construct, alter
or repair a building or
structure in violation of an approved plan or directive of the code official, or of a permit or
certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable
by fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), or by imprisonment not exceeding one
(1) year or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed
a separate offense.
(2) Any person who demolishes a structure without first obtaining
a permit to demolish the
structure shall be punished by a fine of one dollar ($1.00) per gross above-ground square footage
of the structure in addition to the penalties described in section 113.4(1).
(3) Any person who demolishes an historic resource, as defined
in Section 3303.7, without first
obtaining a permit to demolish the structure shall be punished by a fine of two dollars ($2.00) per
gross above-ground square footage of the structure in addition to the penalties described in
114.3 Unlawful continuance: Any person who shall continue any work in or about
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 conditions, shall be liable to a fine of not less than one
hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00).
903.2.1.2 Group A-2: Item 2. The fire area has an occupant load of 200 or more;
1301.1.2: Use group R-2, R-3 and R-4 shall comply with this section or the requirements
International Energy Conservation Code. All buildings of Use Group R-2, R-3 and R-4 shall be
insulated in accordance with the following:
BUILDING AREA AND REQUIRED INSULATION VALUE
Ceiling or roof -- R-38
Exterior wall -- R-15.5 for the assembly
Floor above unheated area or crawl space and ducts in ventilated attic or crawl space
Walls separating one and two family dwellings from garage areas, walls facing ventilated
spaces and finished exterior basement walls -- R-13
Ducts in unheated area not exposed to outside ventilation -- R-4
Joints in the building conditioned envelope that are sources of air leakage, such as
window and door frames, between wall cavities and window or door frames, between wall
assemblies or their sill plates and foundations, between utility service penetrations through the
building envelope, shall be properly sealed with compatible and durable caulking, gasketing,
weather-stripping or other materials in an approved manner. All exterior walls shall have a vapor
barrier, capable of reducing vapor transmission to less than 1 perm, installed on the inside or the
warm surface side of the insulated wall or ceiling. Only those ceilings that are attached directly
to the underside of the roof rafters, such as flat roofs or cathedral ceilings, are required to install
the vapor barrier. All windows shall have a maximum Thermal Transmittance (U) value of 0.55.
Section 1604.1 General: Add the following to this paragraph: The following
design criteria are established:
1. Roof Live Load, Minimum Unreduced
= 20 psf.
2. Snow Load (Ground Snow Load) Pg =
3. Wind Loading (Basic wind speed (3
second gust) V = 90 mph.
4. Seismic Loading;
a. Site class
D, default site class per 1613.5.2.
b. Mapped Spectral
Section 1801.2 Design: Add the following to this paragraph: The following
criteria are established:
1. Foundation Frost Depth, Minimum =
30 (refer to 1805.2.1).
2. Presumptive net allowable foundation
bearing pressure = 1500 psf (refer to 1802.1 and
1804.2). Note that section 1802.2.6 and section 1802.2.7 requires a geotechnical investigation
the structure has a seismic design category C, D, E or F.
1805.8.2 Slab-onground foundations: Add: Exception: Slab-on-ground
systems that have
performed adequately in soil conditions similar to those encountered at the building site are
permitted subject to the approval of the building official.
3109.4 Residential swimming pools: Delete exception
3109.4.1 Outdoor Private Swimming Pool: An outdoor private swimming
pool, including an in-ground, aboveground or on-ground pool, hot tub or spa shall be provided with a
shall comply with the following:
1. The top of the barrier shall be at
least seventy-two (72) inches (1836 mm) above finished
ground level measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. The
maximum vertical clearance between finished ground level and the barrier shall be two (2) inches
(51 mm) measured on the side of the barrier which faces away from the swimming pool. Where
the top of the pool structure is above finished ground level, such as an aboveground pool, the
barrier shall be at finished ground level, such as the pool structure, or shall
be mounted on top
of the pool structure. Where the barrier is mounted on the pool structure, the opening between
the top surface of the pool structure, the opening between the top surface of the pool frame and
the bottom to the barrier shall not allow passage of a four-inch (102 mm) diameter sphere.
Exception: For use groups R-3 and R-4 the top of the barrier
shall be at least forty-eight (48)
inches (1219 mm) above finished ground level measured on the side of the barrier which faces
away from the swimming pool provided the swimming pool is equipped with a safety cover
which complies with ASTM F 1346-91.
3201.3. Other Laws: Add the following additional sentence to this paragraph:
by balconies into public rights-of-way shall conform to the requirements of this chapter and the
requirements of section 24-2(c) and section 29-26(c) of the code of ordinances.
3202.2.1 Steps: Delete
3202.3.3 Encroachments 15 feet or more above grade: Delete
3202.5 The regulations for awnings set forth in this code shall be modified for awnings on
buildings within the boundaries of the Columbia Special Business District as follows:
(1) The following materials are prohibited:
Vinyl coated, high sheen cotton
Opaque or semi-opaque awnings with back-lighted translucent graphics are permitted
the graphics meet all sign requirements.
(2) Any valance on an awning shall not exceed a height of twelve (12) inches.
(3) Upper floor awnings should fit the height, width and shape of each window. Such awnings
shall not be placed noticeably higher than the top of the window opening and trim. The bottom
of the valance shall not extend lower than the midpoint of the window. Dome-type and curved
awnings are only allowed on windows that have arched or curved openings. Upper floor awnings
shall not span multiple windows unless the distance between glazed openings is less than
eighteen (18) inches.
(4) Stanchions or columns that support awnings, marquees and signs are prohibited.
(5) The lower edge of awnings on the ground floor shall be a minimum of eight
(8) feet above
the sidewalk and a maximum of ten (10) feet above the sidewalk.
(6) Awnings shall not extend into or occupy more than two-thirds of the width
of the sidewalk
measured from the building and shall not extend more than seven (7) feet from the building.
(7) Awnings in the Central Business District that were lawful conforming awnings
19, 2007 but that do not conform with the provisions of section 6-17 shall be allowed to remain
in place indefinitely as lawful nonconforming uses.
(8) Awnings shall be properly maintained.
3303.6 Service connections: Before a structure can be demolished or removed, the
agent shall notify all utilities having service connections within the structure such as water,
electric, gas, sewer, and other connections. A permit to demolish or remove shall not be issued
1. A release is obtained from the utilities,
stating that their respective service connections
and appurtenant equipment, such as meters and regulators, have been removed or sealed and
plugged in a safe manner; and
2. A bond or other security is deposited
with the city in the amount of two thousand dollars
($2,000.00), guaranteeing that the building and debris are removed from the lot within 90 days
and the lot graded to comply with Section 3304.
3303.7 Historic Preservation Commission review of demolition permits. An application for
permit that authorizes the demolition of an historic resource shall include notice of the
application addressed to the Historic Preservation Commission. The notice shall be on a form
provided by the building official. The building official shall promptly forward the notice to
Historic Preservation Commission in care of the Planning and Development Department. The
building official shall not issue the permit authorizing the demolition until ten (10) working days
after the notice has been sent to the Planning and Development Department or until the Historic
Preservation Commission notifies the building official that the Commission has no objection to
the immediate demolition of the structure. The building official shall post notice of the proposed
demolition in a conspicuous place facing each street abutting the property on which the structure
to be demolished is located. The sign face shall be at least five square feet.
The following definitions apply to this section:
Demolition means removal of more than twenty-five percent (25%) of the
exterior wall or
walls facing a public street or removal of fifty percent (50%) of all exterior walls.
Historic resource means any structure that:
1. Is fifty (50) years old or older;
2. Is located in an historic resources
survey area; or
3. Is within an actual or proposed
National Register of Historic Places district; or
4. Has been recognized or nominated
by the Historic Preservation Commission as a most
Exceptions. The following shall not be subject to the provisions of this subsection:
1. A building or structure that has
been determined to be a public nuisance and dangerous to
the health, safety or general welfare under the Property Maintenance Code of Columbia,
2. A building or structure that the
City, before December 1, 2008, has authorized to be
3. Interior demolition.
4. An accessory building or structure
that is not contemporary with an historic resource.
5. A building or structure for which
the State Historic Preservation Office, Department of
Natural Resources, has completed a Section 106 review and returned a finding of no historic
6. A building or structure that is
subject to the certificate of appropriateness provisions of
Sec. 29-21.4 of the Code of Ordinances, Columbia, MO.
3408.2 Permit to move: A permit to move a building or structure shall not be issued
until a bond
or other security is posted with the city in the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000),
guaranteeing that the building or structure will be made to comply with Section 3408.1 within
180 days from date of issuance of permit.
3408.3 Permit required to use public streets or right-of-way: No building or structure
nature or description shall be moved over any street of the City of Columbia, Missouri, by any
means whatsoever without first obtaining permission from the city manager. Upon receipt of an
application for a permit, the city manager shall refer the same to the director of public works,
who shall cause an inspection to be made to determine whether or not the building or structure
a public nuisance, as described in the Property Maintenance Code of Columbia, Missouri. Upon
completion of the inspection, the director shall provide written findings to the city manager. At
the same time the application for a permit is referred to the director of public works, the city
manager shall direct the director of water and light to make an inspection of the route over which
the building or structure is proposed to be moved, to determine whether or not any facilities of
the water and light department could constitute an obstacle to such removal. Upon completion of
the inspection, the director of water and light shall provide written findings to the city manager.
After giving consideration to the reports, and to any other matter involved in such removal which
might concern the safety or welfare of the public, or public or private property, the city manager
may grant or deny the application for permit.
3408.4 Not to stand on street longer than six hours: No buildings or structures
shall be allowed
to stand in the streets of the city in one block for a longer period than six (6) hours, except for
period between sunset and sunrise, when such buildings or structures shall have flares set about
them on every side.
3408.5 Not to injure or take up pavement: No pavement shall be taken up or removed
to assist in
any way the moving of any building or structure, nor shall pegs, stakes, or poles be driven into
paved streets for such purposes.
3408.6 Bond required: Before any permit shall be issued by the city manager, the
furnish a good and sufficient bond with a corporate surety company as surety to be approved by
the city manager, in a sum to be fixed by the city manager at not less than double the estimated
damages, conditioned that the applicant will promptly and fully pay the owner for any public or
private property injured or destroyed by applicant in the process of moving such building, and
that applicant will reimburse the city for costs and expenses incurred by the city in removing
water and light department facility obstacles from the route and restoring the same.
3410.2 Applicability: Structures existing prior to January 1, 2002, in which there
involving additions, alterations or changes of occupancy, shall be made to conform to the
requirements of this section or the provisions of Sections 3402 through 3407.
The provisions in Sections 3410.2.1 through 3410.2.5 shall apply to existing occupancies
will continue to be, or are proposed to be, in Use Groups A, B, E, F, M, R, S and U. These
provisions shall not apply to buildings with occupancies in Use Group H or I.
3410.3.1 Hazards: Where the code official determines that a structure is a public nuisance,
provided for in the Property Maintenance Code of Columbia, Missouri, such nuisance shall be
abated in accordance with the Property Maintenance Code of Columbia, Missouri.
(Ord. No. 14115 § 1, 7-5-94; Ord. No. 14248 § 1, 10-10-94; Ord. No. 14977,
§ 1, 9-16-96; Ord.
No. 15399, § 1, 10-20-97; Ord. No. 15629, § 1, 6-1-98; Ord. No. 16594, § 1, 9-18-00;
17500, § 1, 11-4-02; Ord. No. 17658, § 1, 4-21-03; Ord. No. 18940, § 1, 3-6-06; Ord.
§ 1, 1-2-07; Ord. No. 19432, § 1, 3-5-07; Ord. No. 19486, § 1, 4-2-07; Ord. No. 19675,
§ 1, 9-17-07; Ord. No. 19698, § 1, 10-15-07; Ord. No. 20124, § 1, 12-1-08; Ord. No. 20284,
§ 1, 6-1-09;
Ord. No. 20696, § 1, 8-2-10)