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Part 1 — Scope and Application

[A] 101.1 Title

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These regulations shall be known as the Building Code of the Department of Personnel & Administration/Office of the State Architect (DPA/OSA), hereinafter referred to as "this code."

[A] 101.2 Scope

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The provisions of this code shall apply to the construction, alteration, movement, enlargement, replacement, repair, equipment, use and occupancy, location, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures.

Exception: Detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three stories above grade plane in height with a separate means of egress, and their accessory structures not more than three stories above grade plane in height, shall comply with the International Residential Code.
Provisions in the appendices shall not apply unless specifically adopted.

[A] 101.3 Intent

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The purpose of this code is to establish the minimum requirements to safeguard the public health, safety and general welfare through structural strength, means of egress facilities, stability, sanitation, adequate light and ventilation, energy conservation, and safety to life and property from fire and other hazards attributed to the built environment and to provide safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.

[A] 101.4 Referenced Codes

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The other codes listed in Sections 101.4.1 through 101.4.6 and referenced elsewhere in this code shall be considered part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference.
The provisions of the International Fuel Gas Code shall apply to the installation of gas piping from the point of delivery, gas appliances and related accessories as covered in this code. These requirements apply to gas piping systems extending from the point of delivery to the inlet connections of appliances and the installation and operation of residential and commercial gas appliances and related accessories.
The provisions of the International Mechanical Code shall apply to the installation, alterations, repairs and replacement of mechanical systems, including equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and/or appurtenances, including ventilating, heating, cooling, air-conditioning and refrigeration systems, incinerators and other energy-related systems.

[A] 101.4.3 Plumbing

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The provisions of the International Plumbing Code shall apply to the installation, alteration, repair and replacement of plumbing systems, including equipment, appliances, fixtures, fittings and appurtenances, and where connected to a water or sewage system and all aspects of a medical gas system.

[A] 101.4.4 Property Maintenance

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[A] 101.4.5 Fire Prevention

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The provisions of the International Energy Conservation Code shall apply to all matters governing the design and construction of buildings for energy efficiency.

[A] 101.4.7 Existing Buildings

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Where there is a conflict between a general requirement and a specific requirement, the specific requirement shall be applicable. Where, in any specific case, different sections of this code specify different materials, methods of construction or other requirements, the most restrictive shall govern.
The provisions of this code shall not be deemed to nullify any provisions of local, state or federal law.
References to chapter or section numbers, or to provisions not specifically identified by number, shall be construed to refer to such chapter, section or provision of this code.
The codes and standards referenced in this code shall be considered part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference and as further regulated in Sections 102.4.1 and 102.4.2.
Where conflicts occur between provisions of this code and referenced codes and standards, the provisions of this code shall apply.
Where the extent of the reference to a referenced code or standard includes subject matter that is within the scope of this code or the International Codes listed in Section 101.4, the provisions of this code or the International Codes listed in Section 101.4, as applicable, shall take precedence over the provisions in the referenced code or standard.
In the event that any part or provision of this code is held to be illegal or void, this shall not have the effect of making void or illegal any of the other parts or provisions.

[A] 102.6 Existing Structures

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The legal occupancy of any structure existing on the date of adoption of this code shall be permitted to continue without change, except as is specifically covered in this code or as is deemed necessary by DPA/ODA through its code review agent for the general safety and welfare of the occupants and the public.

[A] 102.6.1 Buildings Not Previously Occupied

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[A] 102.6.2 Buildings Previously Occupied

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Part 2 — Administration and Enforcement

Section 103 Department of Building Safety

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[A] 103.1 Creation of Enforcement Agency

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[A] 103.2 Appointment

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[A] 103.3 Deputies

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[A] 104.1 General

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DPA/OSA as the building official is hereby authorized and directed to enforce the provisions of this code. DPA/OSA shall have the authority to render interpretations of this code and to adopt policies and procedures in order to clarify the application of its provisions. Such interpretations, policies and procedures shall be in compliance with the intent and purpose of this code. Such policies and procedures shall not have the effect of waiving requirements specifically provided for in this code.

[A] 104.2 Applications and Permits

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent shall review construction documents and issue compliance notices for the erection, and alteration, demolition and moving of buildings and structures and inspect the premises for which such compliance notices have been issued.

[A] 104.3 Notices and Orders

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[A] 104.4 Inspections

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent shall make all of the required inspections, or DPA/OSA shall have the authority to accept reports of inspection by approved agencies or individuals. Reports of such inspections shall be in writing and be certified by a responsible officer of such approved agency or by the responsible individual. DPA/OSA is authorized to engage such expert opinion as deemed necessary to report upon unusual technical issues that arise.

[A] 104.5 Identification

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[A] 104.6 Right of Entry

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[A] 104.7 Department Records

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[A] 104.8 Liability

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[A] 104.8.1 Legal Defense

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[A] 104.9 Approved Materials and Equipment

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Materials, equipment and devices approved by DPA/OSA through its code review agent shall be constructed and installed in accordance with such approval.

[A] 104.9.1 Used Materials and Equipment

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The use of used materials which meet the requirements of this code for new materials is permitted. Used equipment and devices shall not be reused unless approved by DPA/OSA through its code review agent.

[A] 104.10 Modifications

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Where there are practical difficulties involved in carrying out the provisions of this code, DPA/OSA shall have the authority to grant modifications for individual cases, upon application of the owner or the owner's representative, provided DPA/OSA shall first find that special individual reason makes the strict letter of this code impractical and the modification is in compliance with the intent and purpose of this code and that such modification does not lessen health, accessibility, life and fire safety or structural requirements. The details of action granting modifications shall be recorded and entered in the files of DPA/OSA.

[A] 104.10.1 Flood Hazard Areas

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DPA/OSA shall not grant modifications to any provision required in flood hazard areas as established by Section 1612.3 unless a determination has been made that:
  1. A showing of good and sufficient cause that the unique characteristics of the size, configuration or topography of the site render the elevation standards of Section 1612 inappropriate.
  2. A determination that failure to grant the variance would result in exceptional hardship by rendering the lot undevelopable.
  3. A determination that the granting of a variance will not result in increased flood heights, additional threats to public safety, extraordinary public expense, cause fraud on or victimization of the public, or conflict with existing laws or ordinances.
  4. A determination that the variance is the minimum necessary to afford relief, considering the flood hazard.
  5. Submission to the applicant of written notice specifying the difference between the design flood elevation and the elevation to which the building is to be built, stating that the cost of flood insurance will be commensurate with the increased risk resulting from the reduced floor elevation, and stating that construction below the design flood elevation increases risks to life and property.

[A] 104.11 Alternative Materials, Design and Methods of Construction and Equipment

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The provisions of this code are not intended to prevent the installation of any material or to prohibit any design or method of construction not specifically prescribed by this code, provided that any such alternative has been approved. An alternative material, design or method of construction shall be approved where DPA/OSA through its code review agent finds that the proposed design is satisfactory and complies with the intent of the provisions of this code, and that the material, method or work offered is, for the purpose intended, at least the equivalent of that prescribed in this code in quality, strength, effectiveness, fire resistance, durability and safety.
Supporting data, where necessary to assist in the approval of materials or assemblies not specifically provided for in this code, shall consist of valid research reports from approved sources.

[A] 104.11.2 Tests

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Whenever there is insufficient evidence of compliance with the provisions of this code, or evidence that a material or method does not conform to the requirements of this code, or in order to substantiate claims for alternative materials or methods, DPA/OSA through its code review agent shall have the authority to require tests as evidence of compliance to be made at no expense to the jurisdiction. Test methods shall be as specified in this code or by other recognized test standards. In the absence of recognized and accepted test methods, DPA/OSA through its code review agent shall approve the testing procedures. Tests shall be performed by an approved agency.

Section 105 Permits Plan Reviews

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[A] 105.1 Required

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Any owner or authorized agent who intends to construct, enlarge, alter, repair, move, demolish or change the occupancy of a building or structure, or to erect, install, enlarge, alter, repair, remove, convert or replace any electrical, gas, mechanical or plumbing system, the installation of which is regulated by this code, or to cause any such work to be done, shall first contact a DPA/OSA code review agent.

[A] 105.1.1 Annual Permit

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[A] 105.1.2 Annual Permit Records

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[A] 105.2 Work Exempt From Permit

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Exemptions from plan review requirements of this code shall not be deemed to grant authorization for any work to be done in any manner in violation of the provisions of this code or any other laws or ordinances of this jurisdiction. Plan review shall not be required for the following:

Building:
  1. One-story detached accessory structures used as tool and storage sheds, playhouses and similar uses, provided the floor area is not greater than 120 square feet (11 m2).
  2. Fences not over 6 feet (1829 mm).
  3. Oil derricks.
  4. Retaining walls that are not over 4 feet (1219 mm) in height measured from the bottom of the footing to the top of the wall, unless supporting a surcharge or impounding Class I, II or IIIA liquids.
  5. Water tanks supported directly on grade if the capacity does not exceed 5,000 gallons (18 925 L) and the ratio of height to diameter or width is not greater than 2:1.
  6. Sidewalks and driveways not more than 30 inches (762 mm) above adjacent grade, and not over any basement or story below and are not part of an accessible route.
  7. Painting, papering, tiling, carpeting, cabinets, counter tops and similar finish work.
  8. Temporary motion picture, television and theater stage sets and scenery.
  9. Prefabricated swimming pools accessory to a Group R-3 occupancy that are less than 24 inches (610 mm) deep, are not greater than 5,000 gallons (18 925 L) and are installed entirely above ground.
  10. Shade cloth structures constructed for nursery or agricultural purposes, not including service systems.
  11. Swings and other playground equipment accessory to detached one- and two-family dwellings.
  12. Window awnings supported by an exterior wall that do not project more than 54 inches (1372 mm) from the exterior wall and do not require additional support of Groups R-3 and U occupancies.
  13. Nonfixed and movable fixtures, cases, racks, counters and partitions not over 5 feet 9 inches (1753 mm) in height.
Electrical:

Repairs and maintenance: Minor repair work, including the replacement of lamps or the connection of approved portable electrical equipment to approved permanently installed receptacles.

Radio and television transmitting stations: The provisions of this code shall not apply to electrical equipment used for radio and television transmissions, but do apply to equipment and wiring for a power supply and the installations of towers and antennas.

Temporary testing systems: A plan review shall not be required for the installation of any temporary system required for the testing or servicing of electrical equipment or apparatus.

Gas:
  1. Portable heating appliance.
  2. Replacement of any minor part that does not alter approval of equipment or make such equipment unsafe.
Mechanical:
  1. Portable heating appliance.
  2. Portable ventilation equipment.
  3. Portable cooling unit.
  4. Steam, hot or chilled water piping within any heating or cooling equipment regulated by this code.
  5. Replacement of any part that does not alter its approval or make it unsafe.
  6. Portable evaporative cooler.
  7. Self-contained refrigeration system containing 10 pounds (5 kg) or less of refrigerant and actuated by motors of 1 horsepower (746 W) or less.
Plumbing:
  1. The stopping of leaks in drains, water, soil, waste or vent pipe, provided, however, that if any concealed trap, drain pipe, water, soil, waste or vent pipe becomes defective and it becomes necessary to remove and replace the same with new material, such work shall be considered as new work and a plan review shall be obtained and inspection made as provided in this code.
  2. The clearing of stoppages or the repairing of leaks in pipes, valves or fixtures and the removal and reinstallation of water closets, provided such repairs do not involve or require the replacement or rearrangement of valves, pipes or fixtures.

[A] 105.2.1 Emergency Repairs

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Where equipment replacements and repairs must be performed in an emergency situation, the plane review information shall be submitted within the next working business day to DPA/OSA through its code review agent.

[A] 105.2.2 Repairs

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Application or notice to DPA/OSA through it code review agent is not required for ordinary repairs to structures, replacement of lamps or the connection of approved portable electrical equipment to approved permanently installed receptacles. Such repairs shall not include the cutting away of any wall, partition or portion thereof, the removal or cutting of any structural beam or load-bearing support, or the removal or change of any required means of egress, or rearrangement of parts of a structure affecting the egress requirements; nor shall ordinary repairs include addition to, alteration of, replacement or relocation of any standpipe, water supply, sewer, drainage, drain leader, gas, soil, waste, vent or similar piping, electric wiring or mechanical or other work affecting public health or general safety.

[A] 105.2.3 Public Service Agencies

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A plan review shall not be required for the installation, alteration or repair of generation, transmission, distribution or metering or other related equipment that is under the ownership and control of public service agencies by established right.

[A] 105.3 Application for Permit

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[A] 105.3.1 Action on Application

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[A] 105.3.2 Time Limitation of Application

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[A] 105.4 Validity of Permit

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The issuance or granting of a compliance notice shall not be construed to be an approval of any violation of any of the provisions of this code or of any other ordinance of the jurisdiction. The issuance of a compliance notice based on construction documents and other data shall not prevent DPA/OSA through its code review agent from requiring the correction of errors in the construction documents and other data.

[A] 105.5 Expiration

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[A] 105.6 Suspension or Revocation

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[A] 105.7 Placement of Permit Placement of Building Inspection Record

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The building inspection record based on the compliance notice inspection recommendations shall be kept on the site of the work until the completion of the project.

[A] 106.1 Live Loads Posted

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Where the live loads for which each floor or portion thereof of a commercial or industrial building is or has been designed to exceed 50 psf (2.40 kN/m2), such design live loads shall be conspicuously posted by the owner in that part of each story in which they apply, using durable signs. It shall be unlawful to remove or deface such notices

[A] 106.2 Issuance of Certificate of Occupancy Issuance of Notice of Approval of Occupancy/Use

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A notice of approval of occupancy/use required by Section 111 shall not be issued until the floor load signs, required by Section 106.1, have been installed.
It shall be unlawful to place, or cause or permit to be placed, on any floor or roof of a building, structure or portion thereof, a load greater than is permitted by this code.

[A] 107.1 General

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Submittal documents consisting of construction documents, statement of special inspections, geotechnical report and other data shall be submitted. The construction documents shall be prepared by a registered design professional where required by the statutes of the state of Colorado. Where special conditions exist, DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to require additional construction documents to be prepared by a registered design professional.

Exception: DPA/OSA is authorized to waive the submission of construction documents and other data not required to be prepared by a registered design professional if it is found that the nature of the work applied for is such that review of construction documents is not necessary to obtain compliance with this code.

[A] 107.2 Construction Documents

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Construction documents shall be in accordance with Sections 107.2.1 through 107.2.5.

[A] 107.2.1 Information on Construction Documents

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Construction documents shall be dimensioned and drawn upon suitable material. Construction documents shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of this code and relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations.
Shop drawings for the fire protection system(s) shall be submitted to indicate conformance to this code and the construction documents and shall be approved prior to the start of system installation. Shop drawings shall contain all information as required by the referenced installation standards in Chapter 9.
The construction documents shall show in sufficient detail the location, construction, size and character of all portions of the means of egress including the path of the exit discharge to the public way in compliance with the provisions of this code. In other than occupancies in Groups R-2, R-3, and I-1, the construction documents shall designate the number of occupants to be accommodated on every floor, and in all rooms and spaces.
Construction documents for all buildings shall describe the exterior wall envelope in sufficient detail to determine compliance with this code. The construction documents shall provide details of the exterior wall envelope as required, including flashing, intersections with dissimilar materials, corners, end details, control joints, intersections at roof, eaves or parapets, means of drainage, water-resistive membrane and details around openings.

The construction documents shall include manufacturer's installation instructions that provide supporting documentation that the proposed penetration and opening details described in the construction documents maintain the weather resistance of the exterior wall envelope. The supporting documentation shall fully describe the exterior wall system that was tested, where applicable, as well as the test procedure used.

[A] 107.2.5 Site Plan

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The construction documents submitted with the application for permit shall be accompanied by a site plan showing to scale the size and location of new construction and existing structures on the site, distances from lot lines, the established street grades and the proposed finished grades and, as applicable, flood hazard areas, floodways, and design flood elevations; and it shall be drawn in accordance with an accurate boundary line survey. In the case of demolition, the site plan shall show construction to be demolished and the location and size of existing structures and construction that are to remain on the site or plot. DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to waive or modify the requirement for a site plan when the application for plan review is for alteration or repair or where otherwise warranted.
Where design flood elevations are not specified, they shall be established in accordance with Section 1612.3.1.

[A] 107.2.6 Structural Information

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[A] 107.3 Examination of Documents

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent shall examine or cause to be examined the accompanying submittal documents and shall ascertain by such examinations whether the construction indicated and described is in accordance with the requirements of this code and other pertinent laws or ordinances.

[A] 107.3.1 Approval of Construction Documents

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[A] 107.3.2 Previous Approvals

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[A] 107.3.3 Phased Approval

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to issue a compliance notice for the construction of foundations or any other part of a building or structure before the construction documents for the whole building or structure have been submitted, provided that adequate information and detailed statements have been filed complying with pertinent requirements of this code. The holder of such compliance notice for the foundation or other parts of a building or structure shall proceed at the holder's own risk with the building operation and without assurance that a compliance notice for the entire structure will be granted.

[A] 107.3.4 Design Professional in Responsible Charge

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107.3.4.1 General

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The registered design professional in responsible charge shall be responsible for reviewing and coordinating submittal documents prepared by others, including phased and deferred submittal items, for compatibility with the design of the building.

[A] 107.3.4.2 Deferred Submittals

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For the purposes of this section, deferred submittals are defined as those portions of the design that are not submitted at the time of the plan review and that are to be submitted to DPA/OSA through its code review agent within a specified period.

Deferral of any submittal items shall have the prior approval of DPA/OSA through its code review agent. The registered design professional in responsible charge shall list the deferred submittals on the construction documents for review by DPA/OSA through its code review agent.

Documents for deferred submittal items shall be submitted to the registered design professional in responsible charge who shall review them and forward them to DPA/OSA through its code review agent with a notation indicating that the deferred submittal documents have been reviewed and found to be in general conformance to the design of the building. The deferred submittal items shall not be installed until the deferred submittal documents have been approved by DPA/OSA through its code review agent.

Work shall be installed in accordance with the approved construction documents, and any changes made during construction that are not in compliance with the approved construction documents shall be resubmitted for approval as an amended set of construction documents.

[A] 107.5 Retention of Construction Documents

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[A] 108.1 General

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to issue a compliance notice for temporary structures and temporary uses. Such compliance notice shall be limited as to time of service, but shall not be permitted for more than 180 days. DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to grant extensions for demonstrated cause.

108.2 Conformance

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Temporary structures and uses shall conform to the structural strength, fire safety, means of egress, accessibility, light, ventilation and sanitary requirements of this code as necessary to ensure public health, safety and general welfare.

[A] 108.3 Temporary Power

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to give permission to temporarily supply and use power in part of an electric installation before such installation has been fully completed and the final certificate of completion has been issued. The part covered by the temporary certificate shall comply with the requirements specified for temporary lighting, heat or power in NFPA 70.

[A] 108.4 Termination of Approval

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[A] 109.1 Payment of Fees

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Refer to DPA/OSA Building Code Compliance Policy.

109.2 Schedule of Permit Fees

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[A] 109.3 Building Permit Valuations

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[A] 109.4 Work Commencing Before Permit Issuance

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[A] 109.5 Related Fees

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[A] 109.6 Refunds

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[A] 110.1 General

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Construction or work for which a plan review is required shall be subject to inspection by DPA/OSA through its code review agent and such construction or work shall remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes until approved. Approval as a result of an inspection shall not be construed to be an approval of a violation of the provisions of this code or of other ordinances of the jurisdiction. Inspections presuming to give authority to violate or cancel the provisions of this code or of other ordinances of the jurisdiction shall not be valid. It shall be the duty of the holder of the notice to proceed to cause the work to remain accessible and exposed for inspection purposes. Neither DPA/OSA, its code review agent nor the state agency shall be liable for expense entailed in the removal or replacement of any material required to allow inspection.

[A] 110.2 Preliminary Inspection

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Before issuing a compliance notice, DPA/OSA through its code agent is authorized to examine or cause to be examined buildings, structures and sites for which an application has been filed.

[A] 110.3 Required Inspections

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent, upon notification, shall make the inspections set forth in Sections 110.3.1 through 110.3.10.
Footing and foundation inspections shall be made after excavations for footings are complete and any required reinforcing steel is in place. For concrete foundations, any required forms shall be in place prior to inspection. Materials for the foundation shall be on the job, except where concrete is ready mixed in accordance with ASTM C94, the concrete need not be on the job.
Concrete slab and under-floor inspections shall be made after in-slab or under-floor reinforcing steel and building service equipment, conduit, piping accessories and other ancillary equipment items are in place, but before any concrete is placed or floor sheathing installed, including the subfloor.

[A] 110.3.3 Lowest Floor Elevation

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In flood hazard areas, upon placement of the lowest floor, including the basement, and prior to further vertical construction, the elevation certification required in Section 1612.5 shall be submitted to DPA/OSA through its code review agent.
Framing inspections shall be made after the roof deck or sheathing, all framing, fireblocking and bracing are in place and pipes, chimneys and vents to be concealed are complete and the rough electrical, plumbing, heating wires, pipes and ducts are approved.

110.3.5 Lath, and Gypsum Board and Gypsum Panel Product Inspection

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Lath and gypsum board inspections shall be made after lathing and gypsum board, interior and exterior, is in place, but before any plastering is applied or gypsum board joints and fasteners are taped and finished.
Exception: Gypsum board that is not part of a fire-resistance-rated assembly or a shear assembly.
Protection of joints and penetrations in fire-resistance-rated assemblies, smoke barriers and smoke partitions shall not be concealed from view until inspected and approved.
Inspections shall be made to determine compliance with Chapter 13 and shall include, but not be limited to, inspections for: envelope insulation R- and U-values, fenestration U-value, duct system R-value, and HVAC and water-heating equipment efficiency.

[A] 110.3.8 Other Inspections

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In addition to the inspections specified in Sections 110.3.1 through 110.3.7, DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to make or require other inspections of any construction work to ascertain compliance with the provisions of this code and other laws that are enforced by DPA/OSA.

[A] 110.3.9 Special Inspections

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[A] 110.3.10 Final Inspection

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The final inspection shall be made after all work required is completed.

110.3.10.1 Flood Hazard Documentation

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If located in a flood hazard area, documentation of the elevation of the lowest floor as required in Section 1612.5 shall be submitted to DPA/OSA prior to the final inspection.

110.4 Inspection Agencies

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DPA/OSA through its code review agent is authorized to accept reports of approved inspection agencies, provided such agencies satisfy the requirements as to qualifications and reliability.

110.5 Inspection Requests

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It shall be the duty of the holder of the building permit or their duly authorized agent to notify DPA/OSA through its code review agent when work is ready for inspection. It shall be the duty of the notice holder to provide access to and means for inspections of such work that are required by this code.
UpCodes note: The original amendment seems to have had a typo here that we have corrected. The original document says "It shall be the duty of the notice to proceed holder to provide access".

110.6 Approval Required

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Work shall not be done beyond the point indicated in each successive inspection without first obtaining the approval of DPA/OSA through its code review agent. The code review agent, upon notification, shall make the requested inspections and shall either indicate the portion of the construction that is satisfactory as completed, or notify the holder of the notice or his or her agent wherein the same fails to comply with this code. Any portions that do not comply shall be corrected and such portion shall not be covered or concealed until authorized by the building official.

111.1 Use and Occupancy

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No building or structure shall be used or occupied, and no change in the existing occupancy classification of a building or structure or portion thereof shall be made, until DPA/OSA has issued a notice of approval of occupancy/use therefor as provided herein. Issuance shall not be construed as an approval of a violation of the provisions of this code or of other ordinances of the jurisdiction.
Exception: Notices of approval of occupancy/use are not required for work exempt from plan review under Section 105.2.

111.2 Certificate Issued

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111.3 Temporary Occupancy

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DPA/OSA is authorized to issue a temporary notice of approval of occupancy/use for discrete portions of work before the completion of the entire work provided that such portion or portions shall be occupied safely.

111.4 Revocation

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Section 112 Service Utilities

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112.1 Connection of Service Utilities

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112.2 Temporary Connection

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112.3 Authority to Disconnect Service Utilities

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Section 113 Board of Appeals

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113.1 General

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113.2 Limitations on Authority

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113.3 Qualifications

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Section 114 Violations

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114.1 Unlawful Acts

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114.2 Notice of Violation

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114.3 Prosecution of Violation

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114.4 Violation Penalties

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Section 115 Stop Work Order

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115.1 Authority

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115.2 Issuance

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115.3 Unlawful Continuance

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Section 116 Unsafe Structures and Equipment

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116.1 Conditions

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116.2 Record

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116.3 Notice

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116.4 Method of Service

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116.5 Restoration

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