Section 7-1.7 - Building construction, enlargement, development, improvement or conversion

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7-1.7 Building construction, enlargement, development, improvement or conversion required.

(a) Notice of construction, modification or conversion required. No person shall modify an existing temporary residence or develop or convert a property for use as a temporary residence without first notifying the permit-issuing official at least 60 days before construction commences. Notices shall be submitted on a form acceptable to the permit-issuing official and shall give the name and location of the property, a brief description of the construction, modification or conversion, and the name, telephone number and mailing address of the person giving notice.

(b) Requirement for new construction. All new construction including alterations, enlargements and improvements, and change of occupancy shall be in accordance with the Uniform Code. The building permit and certificate of occupancy/certificate of compliance as issued by the code enforcement official and a copy of the plans as approved by the CEO shall be readily available for review by the permit-issuing official. The permit-issuing official may require the operator to submit, prior to temporary residence permit issuance and/or occupancy of newly constructed or modified facilities, a construction compliance certificate prepared and signed by a professional engineer or registered architect licensed to practice in New York State that shall include a statement that the construction pertaining to fire safety was in accordance with the Uniform Code and the approved plans. A copy of the approved plans shall be readily available for review by the permit-issuing official or designated representative.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Doc Status: 
Complete