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Posted on: May 10, 2021

[ARCHIVED] ORDINANCE NO. 1395, SERIES 2021

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CITY OF WOODLAND PARK NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

Public Hearing on Ordinance No. 1395, Series 2021, shall be held via zoom and in person, on the 3rd day of June 2021 at 7:00 PM. The aforesaid Ordinance was posted on the City’s website May 10, 2021 prior to the City Council meeting, passed on first reading, and ordered published, as required by Section 7.6 of the Charter of the City of Woodland Park.

CITY OF WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO

ORDINANCE NO. 1395, SERIES 2021

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 15.02 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE CITY OF WOODLAND PARK BY ADOPTING BY REFERENCE THE PIKES PEAK REGIONAL BUILDING CODE, 2017 EDITION, 2ND PRINTING, WHICH ADOPTED BY REFERENCE, CERTAIN SECONDARY CODES, CONTAINING AUTHORITY TO ADOPT amendments or revisions to any regulations, standards, codes, studies, adopted in the Code by reference, as promulgated by the federal government or the State of Colorado, or by any agency of either of them, by reference, as if fully set forth Therein, without further action by THIS JURISDICTION and declared to be a part of the adopting resolution or ordinance.

 

            WHEREAS, pursuant to the Inter-governmental Agreement (IGA) between the City of Woodland Park and Pikes Peak Regional Building Department, approved by City Council on November 7, 2018, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department provides certain building department services to the City of Woodland Park; and 

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Ordinance 1321, Series 2018, the City Council for the City of Woodland Park adopted, by reference, the Pikes Peak Regional Building Code, 2017 Edition, 1st Printing (the “2017 Edition, 1st Printing of the Code”); and 

 

WHEREAS, in accordance with Sections 12-20-204, 12-115-107(2)(a), and 24-4-103, Colorado Revised Statutes (C.R.S.), the State of Colorado Electrical Board formally adopted the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) as the State Electrical Code with an effective date of August 1, 2020. Further, the State of Colorado Plumbing Board adopted the 2018 edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), as amended, on June 14, 2020; and

WHEREAS, under authority granted by the State of Colorado, local jurisdictions (and in this case, specifically Pikes Peak Regional Building Department) may and do(es) administer the State Electrical Code and State Plumbing Code as an agent of the State; and

WHEREAS, C.R.S. §§ 12-115-107(2)(j) and (k) require an incorporated town, city, or county to adopt and enforce the State Electrical Code within twelve (12) months of adoption by the State Electrical Board. Further, C.R.S §§ 12-155-105(1)(l) and (m) require an incorporated town, city, or county to adopt and enforce the State Plumbing Code within twelve (12) months of adoption by the State Plumbing Board; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with State of Colorado requirements and the Pikes Peak Regional Building Code, 2017 Edition, as amended, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department will adopt and enforce the State of Colorado Electrical Code effective as of July 31, 2021, and the State of Colorado Plumbing Code effective as of June 13, 2021; and

WHEREAS, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department has promulgated a 2nd Printing of the Pikes Peak Regional Building Code, 2017 Edition, as amended (the “2017 Edition, 2nd Printing of the Code”), addressing building regulations to ensure life safety and welfare of the City of Woodland Park community through efficient and consistent application of adopted codes and standards, and more specifically, addressing changes mandated by the State of Colorado with regard to adoption of the 2020 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) as the State Electrical Code, and the 2018 edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), as amended, requiring amendments to the Preface of the Code, which, in accordance with Section 31-16-207, C.R.S., are fully set forth herein; and

WHEREAS, in accordance with C.R.S. § 31-16-206, responsibility to maintain copies for inspection by the public is hereby delegated to the Regional Building Official, and three (3) copies of the 2017 Edition, 2nd Printing of the Code, are on file and available in the office of the Regional Building Official, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department, 2880 International Circle, Suite 100, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910, and may be inspected or purchased by the public during regular business hours; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of Woodland Park finds it to be in the best interest of the citizens to amend Chapter 15.02 of the Woodland Park Municipal Code by adopting, by reference, the amendments in the 2017 Edition, 2nd Printing of the Code. 

                        NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY OF WOODLAND PARK, COLORADO, ORDAINS:

 

Section 1. Adoption of the 2017 Edition, 2nd Printing of the Code.  The 2017 Edition, 2nd Printing of the Code is hereby adopted by reference and accordingly §15.02.010 of the Municipal Code of the City of Woodland Park is hereby amended to read as follows:

 

            15.02.010  Adoption.  The Pikes Peak Regional Building Code, 2017 Edition, 2nd Printing, promulgated and published by the Pikes Peak Regional Building Commission, 2880 International Circle, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80910, exclusive of Appendices A-I, is hereby adopted by reference as set out in this codification with, however, the amendments set forth in this Chapter and in accordance with Ordinance 1321, Series 2018. 

 

Section 2. Conflicts. If any conflicts exist between the 2017 Edition, 2nd Printing of the Code adopted herein and the Woodland Park Municipal Code or the Woodland Park Engineering Specifications, the 2020 National Electrical Code and 2018 International Plumbing Code shall take precedence unless the local Woodland Park codes and specifications are more stringent. 

 

Section 3. Savings Clause.  Should any article, section, clause or provision of this Ordinance be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the same shall not affect the validity of the balance of this Ordinance.

 

Section 4. Effective Date.  This Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its publication as required by law.


 

PASSED BY CITY COUNCIL ON SECOND AND FINAL READING FOLLOWING PUBLIC HEARING THIS ______ DAY OF ________________, 2021.

 

 

 

                                                                        ____________________________________

                                                                                    MAYOR PRO-TEM Hilary LaBarre

 

 

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

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CITY CLERK, Suzanne Leclercq

 

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