CHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTIONCHAPTER IV. BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION\ARTICLE 4. HEATING, VENTING AND COOLING

The Uniform Mechanical Code, Edition of 1973, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, a standard for heating, venting and cooling installations, repairs and extensions as recorrm1ended by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 5032 Alhambra Ave., Los Angeles, California 90023 is hereby incorporated herein by reference and made a part of this article. No less than three (3) copies of this standard code incorporated by reference in this article shall be kept on file in the office of the city clerk and kept available for inspection by the public at all reasonable business hours. The filed copies of the standard code shall be marked or stamped “Official Copy as Incorporated by the Code of the City of Cottonwood Falls.” All sections or portions of the filed copies of the standard code shall be clearly marked to show deletions from the standard code.

(K.S.A. 12-3009; 3012; Code 2015)

No person shall install, alter, reconstruct or repair any heating, ventilating, cooling, or refrigeration equipment unless a permit therefor has been obtained from the city clerk except as other­ wise provided.

A permit shall be obtained for all heating, ventilating, cooling, or refrigeration equipment, moved with, or installed in, any relocated building. A separate permit shall be obtained for the equipment installed in each separate building or structure.

A permit shall not be required for the following:

(a)   Any portable heating appliance.

(b)   Any portable ventilating equipment.

(c)   Any portable cooling unit.

(d)   Any steam, hot, or chilled water piping within any heating or cooling equipment regulated by this article.

(e)   Replacement of any component part or assembly of an appliance which does not alter its original approval and complies with other applicable requirement of this article.

(f)   Any portable evaporative cooler.

(g)   Any refrigerating equipment which is a part of the equipment for which a permit has been issued pursuant to the requirements of this article.

(h)   Any unit refrigerating system.

All reference to a building inspector or building official and his duties are hereby deleted from the Uniform Mechanical Code.