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International Wildland-Urban Interface Code 2012 (IWUIC 2012)

The provisions of this chapter provide methodology to establish and record wildland-urban interface areas based on the findings of fact.
The objective of this chapter is to provide simple baseline criteria for determining wildland-urban interface areas.

302.1 Declaration

STATE AMENDMENT
The legislative body shall declare the wildland-urban interface areas within the jurisdiction. The wildland-urban interface areas shall be based on the findings of fact. The wildland-urban interface area boundary shall correspond to natural or man-made features.

302.2 Mapping

STATE AMENDMENT
The wildland-urban interface areas shall be recorded on maps available for inspection by the public.
The code official shall reevaluate and recommend modification to the wildland-urban interface areas in accordance with Section 302.1 on a three-year basis or more frequently as deemed necessary by the legislative body.
The governmental body or some other official state or local agency shall declare the wildland-urban interface areas within the jurisdiction. Such declaration or designation shall be based on findings of fact or some other process already completed such as mapping, boundary designations, or other informative processes such as wildland fire plans. Cities, counties, and towns that have adopted the International Building Code or the International Residential Code in connection with their certification to enforce building codes will, if they elect to enforce the International Wildland-Urban Interface Code, record the official wildland-urban interface areas on maps available for inspection by the public.
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