The Building Division conducts plan reviews, issuance of permits for, and the inspection of current construction projects and all other duties as required by the adopted codes. The Building Division is responsible for enforcement of the:
Effective August 9th, 2016 Ordinance 50-16 adopted code editions approved as follows:
- 2015 International Building Code (IBC) in accordance with WAC Chapter 51-50. Including Sections 101 through 107 and Section 110, and other International Building Code requirements for barrier-free access, including ICC A117.1-2009 and Appendix E (Supplementary Accessibility Requirements). Appendix Chapters C, E, and H; excluding section H106, published by the International Code Council, and Excluding Appendix Chapters A, B, D, F, G, I, J, K, L, and M, and; adopting the Washington State Building Code WAC 51-50,
- 2015 International Existing Building Code in accordance WAC Chapter 51-50; adopting the Washington State Building Code WAC 51-50,
- 2015 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings (IRC) in accordance with WAC Chapter 51-51, excluding Chapter 11 and chapters 25 through 43. The energy code is regulated by WAC 51-11R, plumbing code regulated by WAC Chapter 51-56. Including Appendix F (Radon Control), Appendix R (Light Straw-Clay Construction), Excluding Part IV Energy, Part VII Plumbing, Part VIII Electrical and Appendix Chapters A, B, C, D, E, F, H ,I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, and S and; adopting the Washington State Building Code WAC 51-51.
- 2015 International Fire Code, published by the International Code Council, excluding Appendix A, B, D, J, and K and adopting Appendices C, E, F, G, H, and I and adopting the Washington State Building Code WAC 51-54.
- 2015 International Mechanical Code, published by the International Code Council and adopting the 2015 International Fuel Gas Code, the 2015 Edition of the National Fuel Gas Code (NFPA 54) and the 2014 Edition of the Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code (NFPA 58) and adopting the Washington State Building Code WAC 51-52.
- 2015 Uniform Plumbing Code, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), including Appendices A, B, and I excluding section102.3 (Board of Appeals) and chapters 12 and 15 Provided further, that those requirements of the Uniform Plumbing Code relating to venting and combustion air of fuel fired appliances as found in Chapter 5 and those portions of the code addressing building sewers are not adopted, and adopting the Washington State Building Code WAC 51-56.
- Uniform Code for the Abatement of Dangerous Buildings, 1997 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials.
- The 2015 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code as amended in WAC 51-11R (Residential) and 51-11C (Commercial).