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    7. 10.    
Regular City Council Meeting
Meeting Date: 02/11/2020  

Agenda Item
Ordinance 2nd Reading - Building Safety: Consider Ordinance No. 2020-O0018, amending Chapter 28 of the City of Lubbock Code of Ordinances, with regard to the adoption of the 2015 International Mechanical Code governing the installation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical systems within buildings.
Item Summary
On January 28, 2020, the City Council approved the first reading of the ordinance.

The International Mechanical Code is the City's adopted "model" mechanical code, and governs the installation, maintenance, and repair of mechanical systems (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) throughout the jurisdiction. The Code is promulgated by the International Code Council, updated triennially through a legislative process involving input and voting by member jurisdictions nationwide, and further amended by the City to suit unique local conditions. The proposed ordinance updates the document from the 2012 Edition to the 2015 Edition, and maintains several local amendments approved by staff and the Model Codes and Construction Advisory Board. Staff finds no conflict between said local amendments and the provisions of House Bill 2439.
Fiscal Impact
Staff/Board Recommending
Jesica McEachern, Assistant City Manager
Model Codes and Construction Advisory Board

2015 IMC

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