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File #: 220364    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/21/2022 In control: Neighborhood Planning and Development Committee
On agenda: 4/27/2022 Final action:
Title: Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article III, Section 18-57 entitled "Adoption of International Residential Code (2018); amendments" and Article XIV, Section 18-367 entitled "Adoption of International Energy Conservation Code (2012); amendments" and enacting, in lieu thereof, new sections of like number and subject matter that update the City's Energy Conservation Code; and setting an effective date of July 1, 2023.
Sponsors: Andrea Bough, Eric Bunch, Melissa Robinson
Attachments: 1. 220364 fact sheet, 2. Fiscal Note 220364, 3. 220364 compared version, 4. Public Testimony 220364- Don Wallace, 5. Joyce Raybuck Jeremy Knoll Public Comment_Kansas City MO Ordinance 220364_Letter and Attachments_June 7 2022, 6. Frank Zlim Comment-Ordinance 220364, 7. Petitition for removal of plans, 8. Speaker Cards 6.9.2022, 9. IECC 2021 Letter 06.17.22, 10. Public Comment on Ord. 220364_ Adopt the 2021 IECC + Decarbonization Overlay Language, 11. Hlth Commisn_Housing_International Building Code
COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR ORDINANCE NO. 220364

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Amending Chapter 18, Code of Ordinances, by repealing Article III, Section 18-57 entitled "Adoption of International Residential Code (2018); amendments" and Article XIV, Section 18-367 entitled "Adoption of International Energy Conservation Code (2012); amendments" and enacting, in lieu thereof, new sections of like number and subject matter that update the City's Energy Conservation Code; and setting an effective date of July 1, 2023.

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WHEREAS, the City Council adopted an update to the Kansas City Building and Rehabilitation Code, Chapter 18 of the Code of Ordinances (the "Building Code") with Committee Substitute for Ordinance No. 120375, on May 24, 2012; and

WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 200418 was passed on June 18, 2020, to update the Building Code by adopting the latest editions of the currently adopted, nationally recognized model codes for use in building construction; and

WHEREAS, the KCMO 2008 Climate Protection Plan recognizes the large role of buildings and structures in the City as consumers of energy and the concomitant result in significant greenhouse gas emissions; and

WHEREAS, Kansas City is a signatory to the "We Are Still In" commitment supporting climate action to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Accord; and

WHEREAS, Kansas City passed Resolution No. 200005 updating its Climate Protection and Resiliency Plan with goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions citywide 100% from the electricity sector by 2030, 100% greenhouse gas reduction from municipal operations by 2022, and to become climate neutral by 2040 in order to protect the health and welfare of all our residents, and adopting modern building codes is instrumental in meeting this goal; and

WHEREAS, energy codes play a key role in meeting carbon reductions because buildings account for nearly 45% of carbon emissions in the U.S.; and

WHEREAS, the 2021 International Energy Conservat...

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