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Ordinance 2014-06

ORDINANCE NO. 2014-06
AN ORDINANCE PROVIDING MINIMUM ENERGY STANDARDS FOR THE DESIGN OF NEW BUILDINGS AND STRUCTURES OR PORTIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING BUILDINGS THAT PROVIDE FACILITIES OR SHELTER FOR PUBLIC ASSEMBLY, EDUCATION, BUSINESS, MERCANTILE, INSTITUTUIONAL, STORAGE, AND RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES, AS WELL AS THOSE PORTIONS OF FACTORY AND INDUSTRIAL OCCUPANCIES DESIGNED PRIMARILY FOR HUMAN OCCUPANCY BY REGULATING THEIR EXTERIOR ENVELOPES AND THE SELECTION OF THEIR HVAC, SERVICE WATER HEATING, ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTUION AND ILLUMINATING SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT FOR EFFECTIVE USE OF ENERGY AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, That:
Section 1. ADOPTION OF ENERGY CODE. There is hereby adopted by the City Council of Johnson, Arkansas, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations for energy efficient standards for new building construction and for additions to or remodeling of existing buildings, this Code known as the 2014 Arkansas Energy Code, being particularly the 2014 Arkansas Energy Code edition thereof and the whole thereof, save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified, or amended, of which not less than three (3) copies of this ordinance, as well as, three (3) copies of the 2014 Arkansas Energy Code, have been and now are filed in the office of the Recorder-Treasurer of the City of Johnson, Arkansas, and such Code is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and from the date on which this ordinance shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling in the construction of all buildings and structures therein contained within the corporate limits of the City of Johnson, Arkansas.
Section 2. INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES REPEALED. Ordinances or parts thereof in force at the time that this ordinance shall take effect, if inconsistent herewith, are hereby repealed.
Section 3. EMERGENCY CLAUSE. Whereas it is of the utmost urgency that the City of Johnson, Arkansas, have an up-to date Energy Code to protect the citizens of our City, therefore, an Emergency is hereby declared to exist and this ordinance