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Record No: CB 119996    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 119996
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 2/16/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126283
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle's construction codes; adopting the 2018 International Fire Code by reference as the Seattle Fire Code; amending certain chapters of and adding new chapters to the Seattle Fire Code; amending Sections 3.02.125, 22.600.020, and 22.602.090 of the Seattle Municipal Code; repealing Sections 1 and 3 through 35 of Ordinance 125138, Section 1 of Ordinance 125392, and Sections 1 through 9 of Ordinance 125948; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
Sponsors: Lisa Herbold
Attachments: 1. Att A - Amendments to 2018 International Fire Code v2, 2. Att A - Amendments to 2018 International Fire Code v1
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Summary Att A – Code Reviser’s Statement on RCW 35.21.pdf, 3. Proposed Amendment 1, 4. Central Staff Memo, 5. Presentation
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to Seattle's construction codes; adopting the 2018 International Fire Code by reference as the Seattle Fire Code; amending certain chapters of and adding new chapters to the Seattle Fire Code; amending Sections 3.02.125, 22.600.020, and 22.602.090 of the Seattle Municipal Code; repealing Sections 1 and 3 through 35 of Ordinance 125138, Section 1 of Ordinance 125392, and Sections 1 through 9 of Ordinance 125948; and ratifying and confirming certain prior acts.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
ADOPTION OF NEW CODE
Section 1. To the extent listed in Section 22.600.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code as amended by this ordinance, and with a copy on file with the City Clerk in the Clerk File listed in Section 22.600.020, the following code is adopted by reference, with additional chapters and amendments to the code in the listed attachment to this ordinance:
Code adopted by reference
As contained and amended in
2018 International Fire Code
Attachment A to this ordinance
Section 2. Section 22.600.020 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by Ordinance 125392, is amended as follows:
22.600.020 Seattle Fire Code
The Seattle Fire Code consists of:
A. The 2018 International Fire Code, along with Appendices A, B, D, E, F, G, H, and I, ((all as published by the International Code Council, Inc., one)) a copy of which is filed with the City Clerk in Clerk File ((319993)) 321862; and
B. ((The amendments)) Amendments to the ((2015)) 2018 International Fire Code and to Appendices A, B, D, E, F, G, H, and I, adopted by ((the City Council by)) ordinance.
REPEAL OF OLD CODE AND TRANSITION PROVISIONS
Section 3. The following ordinances or sections of ordinances, either adopting or amending older editions of the Seattle Fire Code, are repealed: Section 1 and Sections 3 through 35 of Ordinance 125138, Section 1 of Ordinance 125...

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