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Ordinance 902 (Bulding Code; 1967 Edition)CLERK'S CERTIFICATE I, W. CLIFFORD CORNWELL, City Clerk of the City of San Rafael., and Ex -officio Clerk of the Council of said City do hereby certify that the foregoing Charter Ordinance No. 902 entitled: An ordinance amending Title 12 of the San Rafael Municipal Code by amending Chapter 12.12 adopting the 1967 Edition of the Uniform Building Code, Volume I and the Secondary Code, Uniform Building Code Standards 1967 Edition with certain changes, additions and deletions thereto: Adopting a new Chapter 12.14 that adopts by re- ference the Uniform Mechanical Code, 1967 Edition and also known as the Uniform Building Code Volume II for the purpose to provide minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare by regulating and controlling the design, construc- tion, installation, quality of materials, location, operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating, comfort cooling, refrigeration systems, incinerators and other miscellaneous heat producing appliances with certain changes, additions and deletions thereto. is a true and correct copy of an ordinance of said City, and was in- troduced at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael, held on the ist day of April. 19 68 __ Published as required by City Charter in the PACIFIC SUN , a newspaper printed and published in the City of San Rafael and passed and adopted as an ordinance of said City at a regular meeting of the City Council of said City held on the 6th day of May 19 68 by the following vote, to -wit: Ayes: Councilmen: Baar, Barbier, Jensen, Miskimen and Mayor Bettini Noes: Councilmen: None Absent: Councilmen: None WITS my hand and the officio 1 of the C y of San Rafael is/,5, day of 19_ M ORDINANCE NO. 09 A14 ORDINANCE AMENDING TITLE 12 OF THE SAN RAFAEL•MUNICIPAL CODE BY AMENDING CHAPTER 12.12 ADOPTING THE 1967 EDITION OF THE UNIFORM BUILDING CODE, VOLUME I AND THE SECONDARY CODE, UNIFORM BUILDING CODE STANDARDS 1967 EDITION WITH CERTAIN CHANGES, ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS THERETO: ADOPTING A NEW CHAPTER 12.14 THAT ADOPTS BY REFERENCE THE UNIFORM MECHANICAL CODE, 1967 EDITION AND ALSO KNOWN AS THE UNIFORM BUILDING CODE VOLUME II FOR THE PURPOSE TO PROVIDE MINIMUM STANDARDS TO SAFEGUARD LIFE OR LIMB, HEALTH, PROPERTY AND PUBLIC WELFARE BY REGULATING AND CONTROLLING THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, INSTALLATION, QUALITY OF MATERIALS, LOCATION, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HEATING, VENTILATING, COMFORT COOLING, REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS, INCINERATORS AND OTHER MISCELLANEOUS HEAT PRODUCING APPLIANCES WITH CERTAIN CHANGES, ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS THERETO. THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SAN RAFAEL DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: Section I. Section 12.12.010 entitled "Adoption of the Uniform Building Code" is hereby amended to read as follows: 12.12.010 Adoption of the Uniform Building Code. There is hereby adopted, for the purpose of providing minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property and public welfare, that certain code known as the Uniform Building Code, Volume I, and the Uniform Building Code Standards, 1967 Edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials, 50 South Los Robles, Pasadena, California, being particularly the 1967 Editions thereof and the whole thereof, including the table of contents, appendix and the index therein, save and except such portions as are here- inafter deleted, added thereto, modified, or amended of which said code, amendments and secondary code, not less than three copies have been and now are filed in the office of the clerk of the City of San Rafael, and the same are hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and nninalAI from and after X68 the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the limits of the City of San Rafael. Section II. Section 12.12.020 entitled "Amendments Made in Volume I of the Uniform Building Code" is hereby deleted and a new Section 12.12.020 entitled "Amendments Made in Volume I of the Uniform Building Code" is hereby adopted to read as follows: 12.12.020 Amendments made in Volume I of the Uniform Building Code: The Uniform Building Code, Volume I, adopted by Section 12.12.010 is hereby changed, added to and amended in the following respects. The section numbers hereinafter referred to are the section numbers of said Volume I of the Uniform Building Code. Section 104(a): Section 104(a) is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: For the purpose of this section the value of an existing building shall be four (4) times the assessed value of the building, exclusive of the land, as shown on the last equalized tax assessment rolls. Section 204: Section 204 is hereby deleted. Section 205: Section 205 is hereby deleted. Section 301(a): Section 301(a) is hereby amended by adding exceptions 1, 2 and 3 to read as follows: 1. One permit may be issued to construct a dwelling and accessory building or structure when such accessory building, or structure is to be built in conjunction with and at the same time as the dwelling, provided that the plans submitted (as required under Section 301(c) include construction details of all such structures and the permit valuation is based on the valuation of all such structures. 2. Subject to applicable zoning regulations, a building, permit will not be required for detached accessory buildings, patio covers and lath houses one hundred (100) square feet or less in area, and one (1) story in height. 3. Re -roofing permits: A permit shall be required for re -roofing structures where a valid building permit is not in force; except as follows: No permit will be required to re -roof structures of "H", "I" and "J" occupancies in Fire Zone II and III. No permit will be required for any structure if the area to be re -roofed is 25% or less than the area of the complete roof. No permit shall be required if the valuation of the work does not exceed $100.00. FEES: Where a permit is required for re -roofing the fee shall be a flat rate of $7.50 for each permit. Application of said pdrmit shall be on forms provided for that purpose. CONSTRUCTION: All re -roofing work shall be done in conformance with the re- quirements of this Code, specifically Chapters 23 and 32. Section 301(d): Section 301(d) is amended to read as follows: Plans and specifications shall be drawn to scale upon substantial papers or cloth and shall be of sufficient clarity to indicate the nature and extent of the work proposed and show in detail that it will conform to the provisions of this code and all relevant laws, ordinances, rules and regulations. The first sheet of each set of plans shall give the house and street address of the work and the name and address of the owner and person who prepared them. The plans shall include three (3) copies of a p •,t plan, minimum scale 1" = 20' or 1/16" = 1'-0", and shall provide the following information: (a) Dimensions of plot and north point, dimensions of front, rear and side yard, location and dimensions of accessory buildings, location and dimensions of easements. (b) Elevations at the following points: top of curb at points of extension of lot lines, finish and existing grade elevations at each corner of plot, finish and existing grade at each principal corner of the structure and points of significant change of slope. Final elevations shall also show floor levels, disposition of surface and roof drainage and location and grades of proposed driveways. Section 301: Section 301 is hereby amended by adding thereto a new sub -section (e) to read as follows: (e) Survey: When required by the Building, Official, all persons, firms or corporations applying for a permit for the erection or construction of a building or structure, or moving an existing building to a new location, shall file with the plans and specifications, duplicate copies of a map of a survey of the property proposed to be improved by the building or structure, which shall include the following: The map shall be drawn to a scale of not smaller than twenty (20) feet to one (1) inch and shall be in permanent marking or copy. The map shall show the accurate location of all proposed improvements and the grades at which they are to be constructed. Contours shall be shown at intervals of one (1) foot or less on slopes up to five (5) percent, and not more than five (5) feet on slopes in excess of five (5) percent, and shall extend across adjoinging streets when said streets are unimproved. All grades and contours shall have relative elevations in reference to a convenient datum or by geodetic reference. All drainage, driveways, sewers, existing curbs, side- walks, easements and the exterior boundaries of the property shall be shown on the map. The exterior boundaries shall be cl.4rly outlined on the ground by permanent stakes or monuments. The survey shall have been made by a licensed land surveyor, or a registered civil engineer of the State of Califcrnia and shall be signed by him and certified with his license or certificate number. Section 303(b): Section 303(b) is hereby amended by adding exception to read as follows: Exception• Plan checking fees will not be required for permits when a plan check fee has been paid for plans which involve repetition of a basic type structure or building provided there is no change in said plans or respective construction. Section 303: Section 303 is hereby amended by adding thereto new sub -sections (c) and (d) to read as follows: (c) Special Fees: Where more than one re -inspection of any item requiring inspection has to be made because work has not been ready or defects have not been corrected a fee of $7.50 will be charged for each additional re -inspection, and must be paid before final approval of work. Where any special inspection is requested, such as to determine how an existing structure may be made to conform to present Code requirements, or otherwise where no current permit is involved, a charge will be made at the rate of $7.50 per hour of the inspector's time, including travel time, with a minimum charge of $5.00. When this code is applicable to a County, City, Public District, or other political subdivision, inspection may be provided to the public agency involved on a "no fee" basis. (d) Refunds: If a project under any permit is abandoned without any work having been done, 80% of the permit fees paid may be refunded on written application and surrender of the permit within 60 days of the date of issuance. If a permit is issued in error, refund of the full fee may be made. Checking, fees for plans which have been reviewed or corrected are not subject to refund. Section 306(a): Section 306(a) is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: No Building or structure in Group I occupancy shall be used or occupied until final inspection and approval in writing by the Building Official. Section 306(c): Section 306(c) is hereby amended to read as follows: After final inspection when it is found that the building or structure and the land on which such is located comply with all of the approvals, conditions, and restrict- ions given or imposed with respect to said building, structure, or land by the City of San Rafael, and also that such comply with all of the provisions of this Code and the ordinances of said City, the Building Inspector shall issue a Certificate of Occupancy which shall contain the following: (1) the building permit number; (2) The address of the building or land: (3) the name and address of the owner: (4) a description of that portion of the building, structure, or land for which the certificate is issued; (5) a statement that the described portion of the building, structure or land complies with the requirements of this Code and the approvals, conditions, restrictions and ordinances of the City of San Rafael for group of occupancy in which the proposed occupancy is classified; and (6) the name of the Building Official. Section 1302(b): Section 1302(b) is hereby amended by adding thereto the follow- ing: Walls and ceilings separating difference tenants shall be of not less than one (1) hour fire resistive construction, with the exception of apartment structures con- taining less than four (4) dwelling units. In such structures said walls and ceilings shall be of not less than thirty (30) minute fire -resistive construction where one (1) hour fire -resistive construction is not otherwise required. Section 1603(a): Section 1603(a) is hereby amended by adding thereto the following exception: Exceptions: Walls, within three (3) feet of interior property lines shall be of not less than two hour incombustible fire resistive construction. Section 1793: Section 1703 is hereby amended to read as follows: Underfloor space shall be enclosed and such enclosure shall be constructed of the same materails as required for the exterior walls of the building. Section 2310: Section 2310 is hereby amended by changing "twenty-five hundred square feet (2500 sq.ft.)", appearing in exception 2, to "five thousand square feet (5000 sq.ft.)". Section 2310: Section 2310 is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: Retaining walls shall be constructed of reinforced masonry, concrete or other approved materials, and when required by the Building Official, shall be designed by a licensed Civil Engineer or Architect. Exception: [•then approved by the Building Official, retaining walls which do not exceed four (4) feet in height and are used for landscaping, or similar purposes, and do not support surcharged loads and are not otherwise hazardous may be constructed of materials other than reinforced masonry or concrete. Section 2507(b): Section 2507 (b) is hereby amended by adding sub -section 13 to read as follows: (13) Stud Walls and Bearing Partitions: Where stucco is to be placed on line wire, studs over five (5) feet in height shall be blocked at mid -height. Section 2509(c): Section 2509(c), subsection 2 is hereby amended to read as follows: 2. Between supports as required so that joists will be stabilized every eight feet (81) and rafters every ten feet (101) by solid blocking, two inches (2") thick and the full depth of the joist or rafter, or by wood cross bridging of not less than one inch by three inches (1" x 311) or metal cross bridging of equal strength. Where cross bridging is used, the lower ends of such cross bridging shall be driven up and nailed after the floor or subfloor has been nailed. Section 2517(a): Section 2517(a) is hereby amended by adding thereto sub- sections 1 and 2 to read as follows: -6- 1. Where underfloor heating ducts are used a clearance of eighteen (18) inches under girders must be obtained. 2. Where the grade under the structure is more than four (4) inches below the outside grade adjacent to the foundation, a drain shall be provided to prevent the accumulation of water under the building; such drain shall be a minimum of four (4) inches in diameter and shall be carried away from the building. Section 2629: Section 2629 is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: Minimum Slab Thickness: The minimum thickness of concrete floor slabs supported directly on the ground shall be of not less than three and one-half (3-1/2) inches and shall be protected by an approved membrane or vapor barrier in all habitable spaces. Section 2806(b): Section 2806(b) is hereby amended by deleting Exceptions #1 and #3. Section 3304(f): Section 3304(f) is hereby amended to read as follows: Construction: Walls and ceilings of corridors shall be not less than one-hour fire -resistive construction. Floors of exterior exit balconies shall be not less than one-hour fire - resistive construction. Walls and ceilings of exterior exit balconies shall have the same period of fire -resistance as required for the walls and ceiling of the building. Section 3704(m): Section 3704(m) is hereby amended by adding thereto the following exception: When approved by the Building Official, fireplaces may be constructed on wood framing subject to the following limitations: 1. Where the height of the floor supporting the fireplace exceeds eight (81) feet above grade. 2. Submission of complete structural calculations including lateral, wind and earthquake forces. 3. There shall be no masonry face more than five (5') feet above the floor on which it is supported, and there shall be no lateral extension of masonry beyond the required hearth width. The fireplace opening shall not xceed thirty-six (3611) inches in width and not more than thirty (3011) inches in height, and the wood framing shall be specially designed to carry the weight of the fireplace and chimney. 4. The fireplace shall be constructed on a steel plate not less than one- quarter (1/411) inch thick or a reinforced concrete slab or approved combination thereof. There shall be no wood or other combustible sub -floor or form work left in place under the masonry or steel plate. -7- S. The heat transmission co -efficient "U" of the construction below the level of the firebox shall not exceed 0.10 BTU/sq, ft. IF, the insulating value being equivalent to a layer of four (0) inch foam glass, plus a layer of two - and -one-half (2-1/2") inches thick fire brick. 6. The space between the joist supporting the fireplace shall be vented. 7. The chimney above the smoke chamber shall be of an approved type. Section 4204: Section 4204 is hereby amended by adding thereto the following: Change requirements in Table No. 42-B for Group I occupancies to Class III when the interior finish materials exceed 25% of the thtal wall area in roams used for living, dining and sleeping purposes. Chapter 70. Chapter 70 of the,appendix is hereby deleted. Section IIL Section 12.12.025 of the San RafaeY/ Municipal Code is hereby deleted. Section IV. The San Rafael Municipal Code is hereby amended by adding thereto a new Chapter 12.14 entitled "Uniform Mechanical Code" to read as follows: Chapter 12.14 Uniform Mechanical Code. Section 12.14.10 Adoption of Uniform Mechanical Code. There is hereby adopted for the purpose of providing minimum standards to safeguard life or limb, health, property, and public welfare, that certain code known as the Uniform Mechanical Code, and also known as Uniform Building Code Volume II, published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, 5032 Alhambra Avenue, Los Angeles, California, together with the International Conference of Building Officials, 50 South Los Robles, Pasadena, California, being particularly the 1967 Edition thereof and the whole thereof including the table of contents, the appendix, the Uniform Mechanical Standards and the Uniform Building Code Standards therein, save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, added thereto, modified or amended, of which said code not less than three copies have been and are now on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of San Rafael, and the same are hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out in length herein, and n from and after lu—�" 1968, the provisions shall be controlling within the limits of the City of San Rafael. Section 12.14.20 Amendments made in the Uniform Mechanical Code. The Uniform Mechanical Code adopted by Sections 12.14.10 of the San Rafael Municipal Code, is amended and changed in the following respects. The section numbers hereinafter referred to are the section numbers of said Uniform Mechanical Code. Section 304: Section 304 is amended by changing to read as follows: Any person desiring a permit required by this code, shall, at the time of filing an application therefor, pay a fee as required by this Section. Any person who shall commence any work regulated by this Code for which a permit is required without first obtaining a permit therefor, shall, if subsequently permitted to obtain a permit, pay double the permit fee fixed by this Section for such work, provided however, that this provision shall not apply to emergency work when it shall be proved to the satisfaction of the administrative authority that such work was urgently necessary and that it was not practical to obtain a permit therefor before the commencement of the work. 1. For new construction of one and two family dwelling the permit fees shall be one dollar ($1.00) for each one hundred square feet (100 sq.ft.) of total floor area, excluding the garage, carport, porches or decks. This fee shall not include swimming pool equipment. For other work the fees shall be: 2. For issuance of permit $ 2.00 In addition: Installation, relcoation or replacement of a comfort heating gas appliance not over 100,000 BTU 1.50 over 100,000 BTU 2.00 Residential Comfort Cooling unit (other than portable) Packaged heating -cooling unit Residential gas applicance not herein listed (other than comfort heating or cooling) Commercial gas cook range Food preparation gas appliance, not herein listed Residential gas incinerator Commercial gas incinerator Gas appliance, not herein listed Supply and return air outlets each Radiators, convectors or registers each Gas Vent (minimum $1.00) each Ventilating ducts each Commercial hood, ducts and blower Residential hood and duct Flues and patent chimneys (solid fuel) Automatic fire dampers 1-5 each over 5 each Industrial vacuumsystems Residential vacuum systems Refrigeration unit (commercial) Boiler, compressor, packaged heating -cooling unit, Absorpation system (Not over 3 H.P.) to and including 100,000 BTU's Not over 15 H.P. or 500,000 BTU's Not over 30 H.P. or 1,C00,000 BTU's Not over 50 H.P. or 1,750,000 BTU's Over 50 H.P. or 1,750,000 BTU's Each appliance or piece of equipment regulated by this code for which no fee is listed Special inspection or investigation to determine code compliance, per hour (minimum fee $5.00) Each reinspection a reinspection is an inspection made necessary by failure to complete corrections noted on initial inspection, or extra work that cannot be inspected $ 1.50 1.50 1.00 2.00 1.00 1.50 20.00 1.00 .50 .50 .50 .50 5.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 .50 4.00 1.00 3.00 3.00 5.00 7.50 10.00 15.00 3.00 7.50 5.00 r For "Shorts" (in addition to other fees) 1.00 A short is an applicance or equipment added after securing original permit, thereby necessitating issuance of a supplementary permit. Minimum total fee for any installation 5.00 Section 503(c): Section 503(c) is amended by adding to exception #3 the following: "and shall only be used outside the appliance and not pass through the appliance casing". Table 5-B: Table 5-B is amended by deleting from the title of said Table 5-B the following: "(For use in existing construction only)" Section 603(a)2. Section 603(a)2 is amended by changing "Exception" to read as follows: Exception: where not otherwise prohibited the combustion air supply may be obtained from the attic area provided: Attic ventilation is sufficient to provide the required combustion air area and that the attic vents are located at least six inches (611) above the top of the ceiling joists and that the attic has a clear height of at least thirty inches (3011) at its highest point. The combustion air opening is provided with a galvanized steel sleeve of not leass than 26 gage extending from the appliance enclosure to at least two inches (211) above the top of the ceiling joists. The upper opening of such sleeve shall not be screened. Section 603(e). Section 603(e) is amended by adding thereto the following: Where equipment is located in health department regulated food handling areas, fly screen may be used provided twice the normally required combustion air area is provided. Section 704. Section 704-1 is amended by changing to read as follows: 1. An any room or space less than twelve inches (1211) wider than the furnace or furnaces installed therein. Section 710. Section 710 is amended by deleting sub -section (e). Section 912. Section 912 is amended by adding new subsection (d) to read as follows: (d) Terra-cotta chimneys with metal casings (Patent flue) shall be constructed to meet the requirements of Section 916. en t1 ed�� Section 916: Anew section 916 �c Terra Cotta Chimneys (Patent flue) is hereby adopted to read as follows: 1, Construction: Terra-cotta chimneys shall be encased in an incombustible casing so arranged as to provide not less than one inch of air space between the chimncys and the casing. Such air space shall have ventilating openings top and bottom. Casing shall not be less than 24 gauge galvanized steel and shall have vertical seams riveted or welded to prevent slipping. Each joint of terra-cotta shall be set in a mud band of incombustible material and cemented in place with an approved fireclay mortar. 2. Anchorage: Terra-cotta chimneys shall be anchored each six feet of their height. Such anchorage shall be designed to withstand a load of not less than two hundred pounds applied in any direction. 3. Support: Exterior terra-cotta chimneys shall be supported directly on their own foundation or upon an incombustible support. Interior terra-cotta .fiimnays shall not be supported on brackets bust shall be carried on the floor system or directly on their own foundations. Terra-cotta chimney in an incombustible casing when applied to a masonry fireplace shall have a cast iron starting plate firmly em- bedded in an approved fireclay mortar. 4. Protection: Incombustible casings of terra-cotta chimney specified in sub-section (b)(1) shall be not less than one inch from combustible materials. When terra-cotta chimneys are enclosed, the enclosures shall have ventilating openings at both top and bottom. The support of such chimney shall be protected by four inches of incombustible material at the bottom of the flue, with an accessible clean-out provided. Section 1002(d): Section 1002(d) is amended to read as follows: (d) Tin. Existing tin ducts may be used when comfort cooling coils are added to a comfort heating systems provided all accessible ducts are insulated to com- ply with Table 10-D of this chapter. For the purpose of this sub-section, ducts shall be considered accessible where the access space is-thirty inches or greater in height. Section 1002: Section 1002 is amended by adding new sub-sections (f), (g) and (h) to read as follows: (f) Clearance. Under-floor ducts shall have a minimum clearance of twelve inches to ghe ground unless alternate means of access is provided to required spaces. In which case the minimum clearance may be four (4") inches. (g) Register location: Residential heating or cooling floor registers located under sliding doors or under windows shall have not less than six inches (611) clearance between the wall and the register opening. (h) Dampers: All air outlets in a heating or cooling duct system shall have an accessible means of air volume control. Section 1103: Section 1103 is amended by deleting the following: "All ducts shall have a minimum clearance of one inch (1") from any combustible material, except otherwise provided by Section 1106 or Section 1107," Section 1107(a): Section 1107(a) is amended by adding exception to read as follows: "Exception: 1. Flexible asbestos connectors may be installed in exterior horizontal ducts, provided a pan is installed below the connector in an approved manner. 2. Steel ducts within a building need not be galvanized. 3. Dect work exposed in a kitchen need not be brazed or welded. Section 1109(a): Section 1109(a) is amended by adding thereto the following: Doors and windows shall not be considered as providing for the required make- up air. Section 1109(b): Section 1109(b)5 is amended to read as follows: 5. Every hood shall have a grease gutter which shall drain to a collecting receptacle fabricated, designed and installed to be readily accessible for cleaning. Section 1109(c)-1: Section 1109(c)-1 is amended to read as follows: 1. Where structural conditions permit the inside edge of the hood shall overhang or extend a horizontal distance of not less than one foot (11) on all open sides beyond the edge of the cooking surface. Section 1109(c)-3: Section 1109(c)-3 is amended by adding thereto the following: Q = 140 A for island type hoods. Section 1205(f): Section 1205(f) is amended to read as follows: (f) Air velocity. Every comfort cooling system coupled with a direct fired furnace should be so designed and constructed that air velocity (in feet per minute) through filters shall not exceed the filter manufacture's recommendation. Filters shall be installed in other than portable comfort cooling units. Section 1404: Section 1404 is amended by deletion of last paragraph that reads "each appliance shall have an accessible disccnnect switch and a 120-240 volt AC grounding type convenience outlet on the roof adjacent to the appliance. The convenience outlet shall be on the supply side of the disconnect switch". Section 1504: Section 1504-1 is amended to read as follows: Permanent gravity ventilation openings of not less than two (2) square feet per ton of refrigeration capacity for air cooled eqipment one half of such area shall be located within six inches (611) of the ceiling and/or above the top of the con- densing coils. The rest shall be located within six inches (61) of the floor. The minimum ventilation area for any air cooled condensor shall be two (2) square feet. Such ventilation area shall be direct to the outside of the building unless approved otherwise in a mechanically ventilated area. Section 1505;: Section 1505-1 is amended to read as follows: Any condensing unit located outside a building or on the roof of a building and not less than ten (101) feet from any openable window or ventilation air intake in any building. Section 1507: Section 1507 is amended by adding thereto the following: "Said working space shall be sufficient for service, maintenance and removal or replacement of equipment". Section 1511: Section 1511 is amended by changing third exception appearing at end of sections to read as follows: "Soldered joints may be used to connect any valve, flexible connector, filter or dryer located outside of an air conditions duct or plenum to adjoining tubing in any refrigeration system containing group I refrigerant other than carbon dioxide. Section 1901: Section 1901 is amended by adding new sub -section (c) to read as follows: (c) Kitchen Ventilation. There shall be installed in the wall or ceiling, approximately over the cooking facilities, a ventilating opening with a minimum area of eight inches by six inches (8" x 6") connected by an incombustible ventilating duct free to the outside of the building. The ventilating duct for each kitchen shall have a minimum cross-sectional area of twenty-eight square inches (28 sq, in.). An approved forced draft system of ventilation may be substituted for the natural -draft ventilating, system. 12.14.030: Board of Appeals. The Board of Appeals referred to in Section 203 of said Uniform Mechanical Code adopted by Section 12.14.010 of the San Rafael Municipal Code shall be the Board of Examiners and Appeals as setforth in Chapter 12.08 of the San Rafael Municipal Code. 7c 12.14.040 Penaltv for Violation. Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and each such person shall be deemed guilty of a separate offense for each and every day or portion thereof during which any violations of any of the provisions of this code is committed, continued or permitted, and upon conviction of any such violation such person shall be punished by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail of Marin County for not more than three months or by both such fine and imprisonment. Section 2. This ordinance shall be published once in full before its final passage in the ' PACIFIC SUN , a daily newspaper of general circulation, printed, published and circulated in said city, and shall be in full force and effect thirty (30) days after its final passage. ATTEST: C. PAUL BETTINI, Mayor W. C. CORNWELL, City Clerk The above znd foregoing Charter Ordinance No. %O Z was read and introduced at a meeting of the City Council of the City of San Rafael, held on , the /4;t day of t5U/&c-4— , 1968 and ordered passed to print by U the following vote to wit: AYES: COUNCILMEN NOES: COUNCILMEN ^--4" ABSENT: COUNCILMEN and will come up for adoption as an ordinance of the City of San Rafael at a meeting of the Council to be held on //[� the i-11--eof ,1968. W. C. CORNU LL, City Clerk 0