§ 88-2 - Adoption of building code.

§ 88-2 - Adoption of building code.

  1. The BOCA National Building Code (1996 edition) is hereby adopted as the building code for the Town of Conway for the control of buildings and structures that are within BOCA Use Groups A, B, E, F, H, I, M, R1, R2 and multiple (more than two) single family dwellings section of Use Group R3. Each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said BOCA National Building Code are hereby referred to, adopted and made part hereof as if fully set out in this ordinance, with the additions, insertion, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 88-2 of this ordinance.
  2. Additions, insertions and changes. The following BOCA Code sections are hereby revised:
    • Section 101.1 Title These regulations shall be known as the Building Code of the Town of Conway hereinafter referred to as “this code.”
    • Section 112.3.1 Fee schedule. A fee for each plan examination, building permit and inspection shall be paid in accordance with Section 88-7 of this Chapter.
    • Section 116.4 Violation penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall be guilty of a misdemeanor by a fine in accordance with Section 88-11 of this chapter, or imprisonment not exceeding fourteen (14) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offence.
    • Section 117.2 Unlawful continuance. Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition shall be liable to a fine in accordance with 88-11 of this chapter.
    • Section 2701.1 Scope. The provisions of this chapter shall control the design and construction of all new installations of electrical conductors, equipment and systems in buildings or structures; and all alterations to existing wiring systems therein to ensure safety. All such installations shall conform to the edition of the NFPA 70,“National Electrical Code” that is currently being enforced by the State of New Hampshire, Electricians Licensing Board.
    • Section 2901.1 Scope. The design and installation of plumbing systems, including sanitary and storm drainage, sanitary facilities, water supplies and storm water and sewage disposal in buildings, shall comply with the requirements of the BOCA National Building Code currently being enforced by the State of New Hampshire, Licensing Board.
    • Section 3408.2 Applicability. Structures existing prior to March 11, 1986, in which there is work involving additions, alterations or changes of occupancy, shall be made to conform to the requirements of this section or the provisions of Sections 3403.0 through 3407.0.
    • The provisions in Sections 3408.2.1 through 3408.2.5 shall apply to existing occupancies that will continue to be, or are proposed to be, in Use Groups A, B, E, F, M, R, and S. These provisions shall not apply to buildings with occupancies in Use Group H or I.
Adoption of building code.

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88-2