CODES

ADOPTS WITH AMENDMENTS:

International Existing Building Code 2015 (IEBC 2015)

Chapter 1 Scope and Administration

Chapter 2 Definitions

Chapter 3 Provisions for All Compliance Methods

Chapter 4 Prescriptive Compliance Method

Chapter 5 Classification of Work

Chapter 6 Repairs

Chapter 7 Alterations - Level 1

Chapter 8 Alterations - Level 2

Chapter 9 Alterations - Level 3

Chapter 10 Change of Occupancy

Chapter 11 Additions

Chapter 12 Historic Buildings

Chapter 13 Relocated or Moved Buildings

Chapter 14 Performance Compliance Methods

Chapter 15 Construction Safeguards

Chapter 16 Referenced Standards

Chapter A1 Seismic Strengthening Provisions for Unreinforced Masonry Bearing Wall Buildings

Chapter A2 Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Reinforced Concrete and Reinforced Masonry Wall Buildings With Flexible Diaphragms

Chapter A3 Prescriptive Provisions for Seismic Strengthening of Cripple Walls and Sill Plate Anchorage of Light, Wood-Frame Residential Buildings

Chapter A4 Earthquake Risk Reduction in Wood-Frame Residential Buildings With Soft, Weak or Open Front Walls

Chapter A5 Earthquake Hazard Reduction in Existing Concrete Buildings

Chapter A6 Referenced Standards

Appendix B Supplementary Accessibility Requirements for Existing Buildings and Facilities

Appendix C Guidelines for the Wind Retrofit of Existing Buildings

Chapter C2 Roof Deck Fastening for High-Wind Areas

Resource A Guidelines on Fire Ratings of Archaic Materials and Assemblies

This chapter provides requirements for relocated or moved structures, including relocatable buildings as defined in Chapter 2.

1301.2 Conformance

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The building shall be safe for human occupancy as determined by the International Fire Code and the International Property Maintenance Code. 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. Any field-fabricated elements shall comply with the requirements of the International Building Code or the International Residential Code as applicable.
Buildings or structures moved into or within the jurisdiction shall comply with the provisions of this code, the International Residential Code (chapter 51-51 WAC), the International Mechanical Code (chapter 51-52 WAC), the International Fire Code (chapter 51-54A WAC), the Uniform Plumbing Code and Standards (chapters 51-56 and 51-57 WAC), and the Washington State Energy Code (chapter 51-11 WAC) for new buildings or structures.

Exception: Group R-3 buildings or structures are not required to comply if:
  1. The original occupancy classification is not changed; and
  2. The original building is not substantially remodeled or rehabilitated.
For the purposes of this section, a building shall be considered to be substantially remodeled when the costs of remodeling exceed 60 percent of the value of the building exclusive of the costs relating to preparation, construction, demolition or renovation of foundations.

Section 1302 Requirements

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1302.1 Location on the Lot

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The building shall be located on the lot in accordance with the requirements of the International Building Code or the International Residential Code as applicable.

1302.2 Foundation

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The foundation system of relocated buildings shall comply with the International Building Code or the International Residential Code as applicable.
The connection of the relocated building to the foundation shall comply with the International Building Code or the International Residential Code as applicable.

1302.3 Wind Loads

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Buildings shall comply with International Building Code or International Residential Code wind provisions as applicable.

Exceptions:

1. Detached one- and two-family dwellings and Group 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.

1302.4 Seismic Loads

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Buildings shall comply with International Building Code or International Residential Code seismic provisions at the new location as applicable.

Exceptions:

1. Structures in Seismic Design Categories A and B and detached one- and two-family dwellings in Seismic Design Categories A, B and C where the seismic 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.

1302.5 Snow Loads

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Structures shall comply with International Building Code or International Residential 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.

1302.6 Flood Hazard Areas

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If relocated or moved into a flood hazard area, structures shall comply with Section 1612 of the International Building Code, or Section R322 of the International Residential Code, as applicable.
The code official shall be authorized to inspect, or to require approved 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 code official as a result of such inspection shall be made prior to the final approval.
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