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Ordinance 2007-012

ORDINANCE NO. 2007-12
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING VARIOUS STATE ADOPTED
AND WIDELY USED BUILDING, CONSTRUCTION,
MAINTENANCE, AND TECHNICAL CODES; AND FOR OTHER
PURPOSES AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST.
WHEREAS, the City Council has been advised that the City has not adopted the most recent
version of several building, construction, maintenance and technical codes which have been adopted
by the State and other cities in this area.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON,
ARKANSAS, that:
Section 1: The current edition and all appendices of the following listed Codes as
amended from time to time, are hereby adopted by reference, copies of each such code shall be
maintained by the Recorder/Treasurer and/or Building Official at City Hall as required by law, towit:
- International Building Code
- International Residential Code
- International Existing Building Code
- International Property Maintenance Code
- International Code Council Electrical Code Administrative Provisions
- International Code Council Performance Code
-National Electrical Code
- Arkansas Mechanical Code
- Arkansas Plumbing Code
- Arkansas Energy Code
- Arkansas Gas Code
Section 2: These codes shall apply to all construction, maintenance and permitted
activities whatsoever in the City of Johnson and shall be enforceable as an ordinance of the City.
Section 3: The health, safety and welfare of the citizens of, and visitors to the City are of
utmost importance and therefore an emergency is hereby declared. This Ordinance shall be in full
force immediately upon its passage and approval.
PASSED AND APPROVED this 12th day of September, 2007.
LONNIE BARRON, Mayor
ATTEST:
Jennifer Allen: Recorder-Treasurer
Municipal/coj Adopting Building and Construction Codes