ARTICLE I


THE BUILDING CODE OF ST. TAMMANY


(Article I and The Supplemental Code for buildings and construction were repealed in their entirety and replaced by Ord. No. 06-1250, adopted 02/02/2006 (The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish), in accordance with Act 12 of the 2005 1st Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature enacted 11/29/2005. The reenacted St. Tammany Parish Code of Ordinances, Appendix D, The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish, is available from the Parish Department of Permits and Regulatory.)

SEC. 5-001.00 State Uniform Construction Code

        The State of Louisiana enacted Act 12 of the 2005 1st Extraordinary Session of the Louisiana Legislature requiring mandatory statewide enactment of the State Uniform Construction Code.
Act 12 was enacted post Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and contained “emergency” wind and flood provisions within the parishes of Calcasieu, Cameron, Iberia, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, Terrebonne, and Vermillion
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SEC. 5-001.01 The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish

        The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish, reenacted as Appendix D of the St. Tammany Parish Code of Ordinances per Ord. C.S. No. 06-1250, is referenced and incorporated herein as though copied in extenso.

SEC. 5-001.02 Effect of Enactment
    
        Enactment of Appendix D, The Building Code of St. Tammany Parish, provides the following:

        A.    Compliance with State law;

        B.    A comprehensive document to serve as a handbook for the Department of Permits and Regulatory;

        C.    Expands inspections throughout the entire unincorporated area of St. Tammany Parish;

        D.    More stringent building standards for flood and wind resistance;

        E.    Meets demands of insurance companies and lenders;

        F.    Allows for adoption of new codes approximately every three years.

(Ord. No. 06-1250, adopted 02/02/2006)

SEC- 5-002.00 - 5-050.99 Reserved