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Ordinance #130

AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT VARIOUS STANDARD CODES
RELATING TO INSPECTION ACTIVITIES OF THE CITY
OF JOHNSON , WASHINGTON COUNTY , ARKANSAS AND
ENFORCEMENT OF BUILDING PROVISIONS AS
PROVIDED IN SAID CODES.
SECTION 1: WHEREAS/ it is the desire of the City Council
of Johnson/ Arkansas to adopt, in all respects, the various
Standard Codes relating to amusement devices/ building, fire
prevention, gas, housing/ mechanical, plumbing and swimming pools
and;
WHEREAS, the adoption of these Codes is done to facilitate
proper inspection activities by the City of Johnson, Washington
County, Arkansas relating to construction and to maintenance of
buildings within said City of Johnson/ Washington County/
Arkansas and relating to public safety/ health and general
welfare;
NOW/ THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY the City Council of
Johnson, Arkansas that the following Codes are hereby adopted by
reference, save and excepted the portions thereof as are
hereinafter delegated, modified or amended as though they were
copied herein fully:
Standard Amusement Device Code - 1985 Edition
Standard Building Code - 1991 Edition
Standard Existing Buildings Code - 1988 Edition
Standard Fire Prevention Code - 1991 Edition
Standard Gas Code - 1991 Edition
Standard Housing Code - 1991 Edition
Standard Mechanical Code - 1991 Edition

Standard Plumbing Code - 1991 Edition
Standard Swimming Pool Code - 1991 Edition
Standard Unsafe Building Abatement Code - 1985 Edition
SECTION 2: BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED BY the City Council of
Johnson, Arkansas that any matters in said Codes which are
contrary to existing Ordinances of the City of Johnson,
Washington County, Arkansas shall prevail.
SECTION 3: BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that within said
Codes, when reference is made to the duties of a certain official
named therein, that designated official of the City of Johnson,
Washington County, Arkansas who has duties corresponding to those
of the names official in said Code shall be deemed to be the
responsible official insofar as enforcing the provisions of said
Code are concerned.
SECTION 4: BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance
shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, the
public welfare requiring it.
SECTION 5: IT IS HEREBY DECLARED that an emergency
exists and this ordinance being necessary for the preservation of
the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Johnson,
Arkansas, shall become effective upon its passage, approval and
publication.