CONSTRUCTION CODE AMENDMENTS
Amendment 4 February 25, 2013 5:22 PM
Representative Michael E. Noel
proposes the following amendments:
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Utah Code Sections Affected:
15A-2-101, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 14
15A-2-103, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 76
15A-2-104, as enacted by Laws of Utah 2011, Chapter 14
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House Committee Amendments
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
Section 1. Section 15A-2-101 is amended to read:
Title -- Adoption of code.
(1) This chapter is known as the "Adoption of State Construction Code."
(2) In accordance with Chapter 1, Part 2, State Construction Code Administration Act, the Legislature
repeals the State Construction Code in effect on July 1, 2010, and adopts the following as the State
(a) this chapter;
(b) Chapter 3, Statewide Amendments Incorporated as Part of State Construction Code; and
(c) Chapter 4, Local Amendments Incorporated as Part of State Construction Code.
(3) (a) Subject to the requirements described in this Subsection (3), a county legislative body of a
county of the fourth, fifth, or sixth class, as defined in Section
, may enact an ordinance that is
less restrictive than the State Construction Code adopted under Title 15A, Chapter 2, Adoption of State
Construction Code, within the unincorporated areas of the county in order to meet a need that exists
within the unincorporated areas of the county.
(b) A county legislative body that enacts an ordinance described in Subsection (3)(a) shall:
(i) notify the commission in writing, at least 30 days before the day on which the county
legislative body enacts the ordinance, of the county legislative body's intent to enact the ordinance and
include in the notice a description of the ordinance; and
(ii) within 30 days after the day on which the county legislative body enacts the ordinance,
submit a written report to the commission that includes:
(A) a copy of the ordinance; and
(B) a description of the need within the unincorporated areas of the county that is the basis for
enacting the ordinance.
(c) The commission shall submit a copy of a ordinance described in this Subsection (3) to the
Business and Labor Interim Committee each year at the same time the commission submits the
recommendations described in Subsection
(d) The division shall keep an indexed copy of an ordinance enacted under this Subsection (3)
and make a copy of the ordinance available to a person upon request.
(e) The commission may make rules in accordance with Title 63G, Chapter 3, Utah
Administrative Rulemaking Act, to establish procedures for a county legislative body to provide the
notice and report required under this Subsection (3).
Renumber remaining sections accordingly.
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