2018 Session Laws

CHAPTER 71

(HB 1161)

References to the International Building Code, updated.


        ENTITLED, An Act to revise certain references to the International Building Code.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That § 11-10-5 be amended to read:

    11-10-5. If the governing body of any local unit of government adopts any ordinance prescribing standards for new construction, the ordinance shall comply with the 2015 2018 edition of the International Building Code as published by the International Code Council, Incorporated. The governing body may amend, modify, or delete any portion of the International Building Code before enacting such an ordinance. Additional deletions, modifications, and amendments to the municipal ordinance may be made by the governing body and are effective upon their adoption and filing with the municipal finance officer. Additional deletions, modifications, and amendments to the county ordinance may be made by the governing body, and are effective upon their adoption and filing with the county auditor. No ordinance may apply to mobile or manufactured homes as defined in chapter 32-7A which that are constructed in compliance with the applicable prevailing standards of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development at the time of construction. No ordinance may require that any fire sprinkler be installed in a single family dwelling. No ordinance may apply to any specialty resort or vacation home establishment as defined in chapter 34-18 that is constructed in compliance with the requirements of Group R-3 of the 2015 2018 edition of the International Building Code.

    Section 2. That § 11-10-6 be amended to read:

    11-10-6. The design standard for any new construction commenced after July 1, 2015 2018, within the boundaries of any local unit of government that has not adopted an ordinance prescribing standards for new construction pursuant to § 11-10-5 shall be based on the 2015 2018 edition of the International Building Code as published by the International Code Council, Incorporated. Each local unit of government may adopt an ordinance allowing local administration and enforcement of the design standard. The provisions of this section do not apply to new construction for any one or two family dwelling, mobile or manufactured home, townhouse, or farmstead and any accessory structure or building thereto. For purposes of this section the term, farmstead, means a farm or ranch, including any structure or building located on the land. The provisions of this section do not apply to any mobile or manufactured home as defined in chapter 32-7A which that is used for purposes other than residential that is constructed in compliance with the applicable prevailing standards of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development at the time of construction if the structure complies with applicable accessibility standards for the occupancy intended. The provisions of this section do not apply to any specialty resort or vacation home establishment as defined in chapter 34-18 that is constructed in compliance with the requirements of Group R-3 of the 2015 2018 edition of the International Building Code.


    Section 3. That § 11-10-11 be amended to read:

    11-10-11. If the governing body of any local unit of government adopts any ordinance prescribing standards for maintenance of existing structures and premises, the ordinance shall comply with the 2015 2018 edition of the International Property Maintenance Code as published by the International Code Council, Incorporated. The governing body may amend, modify, or delete any portion of the International Property Maintenance Code before enacting such an ordinance. Additional deletions, modifications, and amendments to the municipal ordinance may be made by the governing body and are effective upon their adoption and filing with the municipal finance officer. Additional deletions, modifications, and amendments to the county ordinance may be made by the governing body, and are effective upon their adoption and filing with the county auditor. However, no ordinance may impose standards that conflict with the applicable prevailing standards of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development at the time of construction for manufactured homes as defined in chapter 32-7A.

     Signed March 21, 2018
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