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Ordinance #151

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 - 1994 Edition and
Standard Building Code Appendices A, B, C, D,
E, F, G, H, I, J3 K, L and M - 1994 Edition
Standard Existing Building 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
Arkansas State Plumbing Code - 2nd Edition 1991
Arkansas State Gas Code - 2nd Edition 1991
Arkansas State Mechanical Code
National Electrical Code - 1993 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.
SECTIONS: BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that within said Codes, when reference
is made to the duties of a certain official named herein, that designated official of the City of
Johnson, Washington County, Arkansas who has duties corresponding to those of the named
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.