That a certain document, one (1) copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Wakefield, being marked and designated as the International Mechanical Code, 2006 edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, D, E, F, and G, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Mechanical Code of the City of Wakefield, in the State of Kansas regulating and governing the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of mechanical systems as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Mechanical Code on file in the office of the City Clerk, City of Wakefield are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof as if fully set out herein, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in section 4-1002.

(Ord. 1285; Code 2015)

The following sections are hereby revised to read as follows:

Section 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Mechanical Code for the City of Wakefield, Kansas, and herein after known as “this code”.

Section 106.5.2 Fee schedule.

       The fees for mechanical work shall be $15.00 per permit.

       For each re-inspection beyond the second re-inspection. $50.00

       Each inspection which is not deemed ready for inspection at the scheduled time shall be considered a failed inspection and subject to re-inspection. The re-inspection fee shall be paid within 10 calendar days of the date of the inspection causing the fee, and prior to a certificate of occupancy being issued for that project. Subsequent inspections for that permitted project shall not be conducted until all past due re-inspection fees have been paid. The Building Official shall have the authority to waive re-inspection fees as deemed necessary.

Section 106.5.3 Fee refunds. The Building Official shall authorize the refunding of fees as follows:

l)     The full amount of any fee paid hereunder which was erroneously paid or collected.

2)    Not more than 100% of the permit fee paid when no work has been done under a permit issued in accordance with this code.

       The Building Official shall not authorize the refunding of any fee paid, except upon written application filed by the original permittee not later than 180 days after the date of fee payment.

Section 108.4 Violation penalties. Persons who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter or repair mechanical work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive or the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment not exceeding 180 days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues shall be deemed a separate offense.

Section 108.5 Stop work orders. Upon notice from the code official that mechanical work is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, such work shall immediately cease. Such notice shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property, or to the owner’s agent, or to the person doing the work. The notice shall state the conditions under which work is authorized to resume. Where an emergency exists, the code official shall not be required to give a written notice prior to stopping the work. Any person who shall continue any work on the system after having been served with a stop work order, except such work as that person is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be liable to a fine of not less than $100 or more than $500.

Section 109 of the International Mechanical Code is hereby deleted.

(Ord. 1285; Code 2015)