Sec. 6-18.  Additions, insertions and changes.


The following sections of the building code adopted in Section 6-16 are hereby revised as follows:


Section (A) 101.1.  Insert:  The City of Norfolk, Nebraska.


Section (A) 104.1.  General.  Add the following after the last sentence:


The code official shall also be responsible for issuance of street excavation permits and curb grind permits, attendance at board of adjustment meetings, and all meeting pertinent to this position.


Insert the following after Sec. 104.7:


Section (A) 104.9.1.  Payment of fees:  The code official shall keep an accurate account of all fees collected and such collected fees shall be turned in daily to the city clerk.


Section (A) 105.2.  Amend item 1, 2, and 4 under “Building” to read as follows:


1.  One-story detached accessory structures used as playhouses and similar uses, provided the floor area does not exceed 64 square feet.


2.  Fences not over 4 feet high.


4.  Retaining walls less than 48" high when measured from the top of the finished grade at base of retaining wall to top of retaining wall unless supporting a surcharge of impounding Class I, II, or IIIA liquids.  Retaining walls over 48" above finished grade shall be provided with a guardrail.  The guardrail shall be a minimum of 36" high.


Section (A) 107.1.  General.  Add following sentence to end of Exception:


            A plan stamped by a design professional shall not be required for pole/post and beam structures of 2400 square feet or less in R-R, S-R and A zoning district.


Section (A) 107.3.1  Approval of construction documents.  Delete this section.  


Section 109.2.  Schedule of permit fees.  Insert the Building Permit Fees as set forth in Section 2-5 of the Norfolk City Code.


Section (A) 111.2  Certificate issued.


After the building official inspects the building or structure and finds no violations of the provisions of this code or other laws that are enforced by the department of building safety, the building official may issue a certificate of occupancy..


Section 114.4.  Violation penalties.  Amend to read as follows:


Any person who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, construct, alter or repair a building or structure in violation of an approved plan or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, shall be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).  Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.


Section 115.2.  Issuance.  Amend to read as follows:


Upon notice from the code official, work on any building or structure that is being done contrary to the provisions of this code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner 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, however, a written notice as provided for in this section shall be given as soon as practicable following the work stoppage order.


Section 115.3.  Unlawful continuance.  Amend to read as follows:


Any person who shall continue any work in or about the structure 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 for a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00).


Section 1510.3  Recovering versus replacement.  Add:


                4.  Architectural laminated asphalt shingles shall not be covered with an additional layer of asphalt shingles


Section 1612.3.  Establishment of flood hazard areas.  Amend to read as follows:


To establish flood hazard areas, the governing body has adopted flood hazard maps and regulations as set forth in Chapter 27 of the Official Code of the City of Norfolk, Nebraska.  The adopted flood hazard maps and supporting data are hereby adopted by reference and declared to be part of this section.


Section 3412.2.  Applicability.  Insert:  October 1, 2017


Adopt Appendix B – Board of Appeals.


Adopt Appendix F – Rodent Proofing.


Source: Ord. No. 4384, § 3, 11-2-98; Ord. No. 4703, § 2, 10-20-03; Ord. No. 4969, § 2, 9-17-07; Ord. No. 5135, § 5, 9-7-10; Ord. No. 5501, § 2, 11-6-17

Editor’s note—Section 3 of Ord. No. 4384, adopted Nov. 2, 1998, repealed § 6-18 and enacted new similar provisions to read as herein set out.  Former § 6-18 derived from Ord. No. 3088, adopted Sept. 7, 1982; Ord. No. 3455, adopted Feb. 17, 1987; Ord. No. 3482, adopted June 15, 1987; and Ord. No. 3789, adopted May 6, 1991.