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Meeting Date: 10/19/2021  
Submitted For: Crystal Owens Contact: Crystal Strickland, Administrative Assistant

COUNCIL ACTION
Motion by Councilmember Marks with a second by Mayor Pro Tem Byrd to approve as presented. Motion passes 7-0.
AGENDA ITEM:
Consider an Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances by amending Chapter 3 "Building Regulations" by amending article 3.1800 titled "International Residential Code" by amending Section 103 titled "Building Inspections Department City of DeSoto" by amending Section R105.2 titled "Work Exempt from Permit" by deleting exemption 5 under sub-title "Building" to remove sidewalks and driveways from the City's list of exemptions. 
BACKGROUND:
The International Residential Code was adopted by the City of DeSoto on June 4, 2020. Sidewalks and driveways was listed under section R105.2 as "Work Exempt from Permit". The City has a permit fee for sidewalks and driveways, which is necessary to ensure the proper and safe installment of sidewalks and driveways throughout DeSoto. To comply with the City's requirement for sidewalk and driveway permits, these items need to be removed from the exemption list.  
FINDINGS:
This ordinance will amend Section R105.2 titled "Work Exempt from Permit" by deleting exemption No. 5, sidewalks and driveways, and will re-number the remaining exemptions accordingly.  
FINANCIAL IMPACT:
There is no financial impact. 
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends that the City Council approve an Ordinance amending the Code of Ordinances by amending Chapter 3 "Building Regulations" by amending article 3.1800 titled "International Residential Code" by amending Section 103 titled "Building Inspections Department City of DeSoto" by amending Section R105.2 titled "Work Exempt from Permit" by deleting exemption 5 under sub-title "Building" to remove sidewalks and driveways from the City's list of exemptions. 
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