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14R-14-1401 The provisions of Section 1401 of IEBC are adopted by reference with the following modifications:

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

This chapter provides requirements for relocated or moved structures.
The building shall be safe for human occupancy as determined by the Chicago Fire Prevention Code and the Chicago Minimum Requirements for Existing Buildings. Any repair, alteration or change of occupancy undertaken within the moved structure shall comply with the requirements of this code applicable to the work being performed.

14R-14-1402 The provisions of Section 1402 of IEBC are adopted by reference with the following modifications:

Added Coun. J. 4-10-19, p. 100029.

The building shall be located on the lot in accordance with the requirements of the Chicago Building Code and the Chicago Zoning Ordinance.
The foundation system of relocated buildings shall comply with the Chicago Building Code.
The connection of the relocated building to the foundation shall comply with the Chicago Building Code.

Buildings shall comply with the Chicago Building Code wind provisions.

Exceptions:

  1. Group R-5 and U occupancies where wind loads at the new location are not higher than those at the previous location.
  2. Structural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 10 percent.

Structures shall comply with the Chicago Building Code seismic provisions at the new location.

Exceptions:

  1. Structures in Seismic Design Categories A and B.
  2. Group R-5 occupancies.
  3. Structural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 10 percent.

Structures shall comply with the Chicago Building Code snow loads as applicable where snow loads at the new location are higher than those at the previous location.

Exception: Structural elements whose stress is not increased by more than 5 percent.

The building official shall be authorized to inspect, or to require designated professionals to inspect at the expense of the owner, the various structural parts of a relocated building to verify that structural components and connections have not sustained structural damage. Any repairs required by the building official as a result of such inspection shall be made prior to occupancy.
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