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Ordinance 2009-08

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2007-14 OF THE CITY
Of JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, AND ADOFTING A SQUARE FOOT
VALUATION STANDARD FOR CERTAIN BUILDINGS IN REGARD TO
BUILDING PERMIT FEESWHEREAS,
Ordinance 2007-14 was adopted November 20, 2007, to regulate and
standardize the fees charged for building permits within the City.
WHEREAS, reference was made in Ordinance 2007-14 to the Building Safety Journal (as
published by ICC) to determine the proper square foot valuation of structures for purposes of
determining the building permit fee to be charged.
WHEREAS, the Building Safety Journal does not adequately provide for proper
valuation of low cost accessory structures.
BK IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON ARKANSAS:
Section 1: That from and after the effective date of this ordinance,
"the proper valuation for buildings being
constructed in Johnson which are
determined, by the City Building Official, to
be barns, pole barns, sheds, gazebo, covered
porch or porch shall be $15.00 per square
foot, which value shall be used to
determined the proper Building Permit Fce."
Section 2: That Ordinance 2007-14 is hereby amended by adding the quoted
language set forth in section one hereto to the existing language of section one- in Ordinance
2007-14.