BCAB Minutes 02/16/2017
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BCAB Minutes 2017
BCAB Minutes 02/16/2017
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2/17/2017 1:05:42 PM
City of Clive
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Cly <br />Community Development <br />1900 NW 114th ST <br />Clive, IA 50325 <br />(515)223-6221 <br />BUILDING CODE APPEALS BOARD (515)457-3091 Fax <br />MEETING MINUTES www.cityofclive.com <br />February 16, 2017 <br />VOORHEES CALLED THE MEETING TO ORDER AT 5:32 P.M. <br />PRESENT: WEBSTER, BANNISTER, HARRINGTON, VOORHEES <br />ABSENT: BUNCE <br />STAFF: MAYER, RIVERA <br />MOTION WAS MADE BY BANNISTER, SECONDED BY HARRINGTON to re-elect Brad <br />Voorhees as chairman and Marsha Bannister as vice chairman <br />VOTE: YES - UNANIMOUS <br />MOTION WAS MADE BY HARRINGTON, SECONDED BY VOORHEES to approve <br />November 17, 2016 minutes <br />VOTE: YES - UNANIMOUS <br />Rental Program and Code Updates <br />Ryan Mayer discussed the rental program and stated that 83% of audit inspections have been <br />completed. The majority of deficiencies found are smoke detectors and GFCIs. <br />He also went over some changes that will be enacted when we adopt the 2015 IRC and IBC 2015 <br />codes in late March. Among those changes: <br />1. The IRC will require carbon monoxide detectors immediately outside the bedrooms for <br />any home that has an attached garage and/ or gas -fueled appliances; currently they <br />don't need to be hard -wired. Since most builders provide these now, we don't expect <br />much pushback. <br />2. All habitable stories are required to have at least one egress opening installed. <br />Basements that are finished, currently without an egress opening in place, will need to <br />install an opening at the time of basement finish. <br />3. The IRC will also require that drywall be placed on all types of joist structures, <br />regardless of size or type of material. <br />4. The building staff and fire marshal will be discussing whether to include garages, <br />covered decks, covered front stoops, etc. in the 8,000 sf aggregate for sprinklers. <br />5. Under the IBC, Group E occupancy will now require storm structure (area that will <br />withstand tornadoes, etc.) that will house all occupants. It's doubtful we'll have a school <br />any time soon, but will affect the possible firehouse/police department buildings. The <br />City will exempt remodels/additions to schools. <br />
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