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File #: BL2020-458    Version: Name:
Type: Bill (Ordinance) Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2020 In control: Metropolitan Council
On agenda: 11/5/2020 Final action: 11/5/2020
Title: An ordinance amending Title 16 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to adopt updated building codes.
Sponsors: Colby Sledge, Tom Cash, Brett Withers, Freddie O'Connell, Kathleen Murphy, Ginny Welsch, Burkley Allen, Sean Parker, Emily Benedict, Tonya Hancock, Brandon Taylor, Angie Henderson, Delishia Porterfield, Erin Evans, Zulfat Suara, Joy Styles, Russ Bradford
Attachments: 1. BL2020-458 Amdt, 2. BL2020-458
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An ordinance amending Title 16 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws to adopt updated building codes.

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WHEREAS, the applicable codes for building standards are updated by international bodies on a periodic basis, and such updates are adopted by the Metropolitan Council and incorporated into the Metropolitan Code of Laws in Title 16 as the governing standards for Davidson County, Tennessee; and,

WHEREAS, adoption of updated building codes is to the benefit of the citizens of The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:
Section 1. Chapter 16.08 of the Metropolitan Code of Laws is hereby amended by deleting existing Chapter 16.08 and substituting the following:

16.08.010 - Adoption by reference.
The following sections and appendices are adopted and incorporated into this chapter as the technical section of the building code of the metropolitan government, by reference, as fully as though copied into this code, except as have been or may be hereafter amended herein:
A. 2018 Edition of the International Building Code, including Appendices C & D of the International Building Code, as published by the International Code Council.

B. 2017 Edition of the International ICC/ANSI A117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.

C. 2018 International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings published by the International Code Council, as amended in this chapter, and Appendices E, F, G, H, and M of the International Residential Code for One- and Two-Family Dwellings.

D. 2018 Edition of the International Energy Conservation Code published by the International Code Council, as amended in this chapter.

16.08.012 - Amendments to the International Building Code.
The following amendments, deletions or additions to the 2018 Edition of the International Building Code are adopted by reference as fully as though copied into said B...

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