Ordinance_11-15-12

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, INSTITUTIONAL, 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 DISTRIBUTION AND
ILLUMINATING SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT FOR EFFECTIVE USE
OF ENERGY, ADOPTING THE ARKANSAS ENERGY CODE AND
ADOPTING ADDITIONAL CODES WHICH REGULATE ALL
CONSTRUCTION OF NEW BUILDINGS, AND ADDITIONS AND
MODIFICATION OF EXISTING BUILDINGS AND OTHER RELATED
MATTERS.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, That:

Section 1. ADOPTION OF ENERGY CODE. There is hereby adopted by the
City Council of Elkins, Arkansas, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations
for energy efficient standards for new building construction, this code known as the
2011 Arkansas Energy Code, being particularly the 2011 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 2011 Arkansas Energy Code, have been and now are
filed in the office of the Recorder of the City of Elkins, Arkansas, and the Energy 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 Elkins, Arkansas

Section 2. ADOPTION OF LISTED CODES. There is hereby adopted by the
City Council of Elkins, Arkansas, for the purpose of establishing rules and regulations
for all new building construction and all remodeling, additions or modifications to
existing buildings/structures, the codes listed on Exhibit A hereto, of which three (3)
copies have been and now are filed in the office of the Recorder of the City of Elkins,
Arkansas, and those Codes listed on Exhibit A are 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 as defined within said Codes within the corporate limits of the City of Elkins, Arkansas.

Section 3. INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES REPEALED. Ordinances or parts
thereof in force at the time that this ordinance shall take effect, if inconsistent herewith,
are hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistencies.

PASSED AND APPROVED this  20th day of December, 2012.

 

Exhibit A

Arkansas Fire Prevention Code----Residential-------2007
Arkansas Fire Prevention Code----Building-----------2007
Arkansas Fire Prevention Code----Fire---------------- 2007
Arkansas Mechanical Code-------------------------------2003-----------201 0
Arkansas Plumbing Code---------------------------------2003-----------2006
Arkansas Fuel Gas Code----------------------------------2006
International Building Cod e-------------------------------2000------------2 003
International Residential Code---------------------------2003
International Existing Building Code--------------------2003
International Mechanical Code---------------------------2003
International Plumbing Code-----------------------------2003
International Gas Code------------------------------------2003
I nte rnatio nal Fire Code------------------------------------2 003
International Energy Conservation Code-------------2003-----------2009
N E C E lectrica I Code---------------------------------------2002 -----------2 005------2008
ASH RAE Energy Standard-------------------------------2007 -----------2008