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July 22, 2020

Notification and Agenda original pdf

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Building and Fire Board of Appeals July 22, 2020 at 1:00 pm. Building and Fire Board of Appeals to be held July 22, 2020 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance July 21st by Noon. All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the Building and Fire Board of Appeals Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-974-2417 or rick.arzola@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 15 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to rick.arzola@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •If this meeting is broadcast live, residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch- atxn-live BUILDING AND FIRE CODE BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR CALLED MEETING Wednesday July 22 at 1:00 pm VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Ben Abzug (Renteria); Alicia Jones (Casar); Alan Schuman (Adler); Bobby Johns (Madison); James Wilsford (Flannigan); Aubrey Brasfield (Garza); Ashley Juraska (Pool) Pieter Sybesma (Alter); Timothy Arndt (Tovo); Marco Fiorilo (Ellis) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER 1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES- approve minutes of the April 22, 2020 Reg. Meeting 2. PUBLIC HEARING AND APPEAL OF ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION- Administrative interpretation of fire for site plan review- Road design and access requirement 3. DISCUSSION: 2020 International Building Code Workgroup. 4. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS 5. ADJOURNMENT: ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days before the meeting date. Please …

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July 22, 2020

Remote Meeting Instructions original pdf

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B&C MEETING INSTRUCTIONS As we temporarily transition to remote meetings, the following is how we propose meetings be conducted until further notice: MEETING • There will be no General Citizen Communication. • Date and start time of meetings will vary, they will not follow the approved time/date approved • Time for each meeting will be limited to an hour and a half, unless arrangements have been for the year. made in advance. • All Members will attend remotely. o A quorum of members, at least, must attend remotely to convene and conduct business. • The Board or Commission can handle all items, even if they are discussion items. • Chair will do Roll Call; attendance and votes should be taken verbally. SPEAKERS person. BOARD LIAISON • Speakers will be able to sign up in advance and speak via phone; no speakers will be heard in • Each speaker will get three minutes to discuss all items they register to speak on, with no donation of time due to technical challenges. Instructions on how to register to speak will be listed on the agenda. • All registered speakers on items will speak at the beginning of the meeting. • After a registered speaker dials into the conference line provided to them by the board liaison, they must mute their telephone line until the chair calls their name. Any speaker who speaks out of turn will be disconnected. • Please let the registered speaker know that similar to a regular meeting, depending on the number of speakers, and length of discussion, they may need to remain on the line for a period of time. • The staff liaison will be available via phone to answer questions and take meeting minutes as they do at regular meetings. Thank you for your continued service to the community and understanding the challenges faced making sure the services you provide are supported through the limited resources available to us. We appreciate you understanding and following the meeting schedule assignments.

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July 22, 2020

WebEx Instructions original pdf

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Hello Everyone For all B & C meetings, we have decided to use Webex. Below, you will find a link to a great introductory video that will tell you just about everything you need to know on how to join a WebEx meeting, how to test your hardware setup before joining a meeting, and how to turn on and off your microphone and your webcam. In addition to the training video, we have included some must have information about how to change your meeting view to a grid view, so that you can see everyone on one screen. The grid view is happily called “The Brady Bunch” view. We will be sending out a meeting invitation that’s specific for your meeting, which will include a WebEx meeting link. Introductory WebEx Training Video (only 2 min & 34 seconds) or try: https://youtu.be/ru85544RveA Below are a few tips in order to make your meeting successful • For this meeting, please use a computer to connect, or dial in using your phone • Do not use the VPN for participating in this meeting, the VPN will cause a slowdown in your internet traffic, which will cause issues during the video conference • Please use the computer headset if you have one available • Please keep your microphone muted, unless you are recognized to speak • In order for other to see you clearly, please participate in the meeting from a location that provides ample lighting, and do not pick a spot where there is a window behind you • Use the “grid view” in order to see all meeting participants How to turn on “grid view” 1. Hover over the view icon in the top right corner of the screen 2. Select the “grid view” icon If anyone has any questions at all about the technology behind the B & C meetings, please let me know. Stay healthy, and we’ll see you all soon. Thank you, Kory Ellis IT Manager - City Hall

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July 22, 2020

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April 22, 2020

Agenda original pdf

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Regular Meeting of the Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals April 22 @ 1:00 P.M. Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals is to be held April 22, 2020 at 1:00 P.M. with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (April 21 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the April 22, Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-974-2417 or rick.arzola@austintexas.gov no later than noon, April 21 (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to rick.arzola@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. BUILDING AND FIRE CODE BOARD OF APPEALS REGULAR MEETING Wednesday April 22, 2020 @ 1:00 P.M. VIA VIDEOCONFERENCE CURRENT BOARD MEMBERS: Ben Abzug (Renteria); Alicia Jones (Casar); Alan Schuman (Adler); Bobby Johns (Madison); James Wilsford (Flannigan); Aubrey Brasfield (Garza); Ashley Juraska (Pool) Pieter Sybesma (Alter); Timothy Arndt (Tovo); Marco Fiorilo (Ellis) AGENDA CALL TO ORDER Mtg. 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES- approve minutes of the October 23, 2019 Special Called 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION- 2020 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code Ordinance 3. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS ADJOURNMENT The City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request. Meeting locations are planned with wheelchair access. If requiring Sign Language Interpreters or alternative formats, please give notice at least 2 days before the meeting date. Please call Rick Arzola at Development Services Department at (512) 974-2417, for additional information; TTY users route through …

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April 22, 2020

BFB Instructions original pdf

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This page must be posted with the agenda and remain the first page. Regular Meeting of the “Building and Fire Board” April 22 @ 1:00 Building and Fire Board to be held April 22, 2020 at 1:00 with Social Distancing Modifications Public comment will be allowed via telephone; no in-person input will be allowed. All speakers must register in advance (April 21 by Noon). All public comment will occur at the beginning of the meeting. To speak remotely at the April 22, Building and Fire Board Meeting, residents must: •Call or email the board liaison at 512-974-2417 or rick.arzola@austintexas.gov no later than noon, (the day before the meeting). The information required is the speaker name, item number(s) they wish to speak on, whether they are for/against/neutral, and a telephone number or email address. •Once a request to speak has been called in or emailed to the board liaison, residents will receive either an email or phone call providing the telephone number to call on the day of the scheduled meeting. •Speakers must call in at least 30 minutes prior to meeting start in order to speak, late callers will not be accepted and will not be able to speak. •Speakers will be placed in a queue until their time to speak. •Handouts or other information may be emailed to rick.arzola@austintexas.gov by Noon the day before the scheduled meeting. This information will be provided to Board and Commission members in advance of the meeting. •Residents may watch the meeting here: http://www.austintexas.gov/page/watch-atxn-live Font Size: 12; Font: Times New Roman; Font Style: Regular

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April 22, 2020

Remote Meeting Instructions original pdf

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B&C MEETING INSTRUCTIONS As we temporarily transition to remote meetings, the following is how we propose meetings be conducted until further notice: MEETING • There will be no General Citizen Communication. • Date and start time of meetings will vary, they will not follow the approved time/date approved • Time for each meeting will be limited to an hour and a half, unless arrangements have been for the year. made in advance. • All Members will attend remotely. o A quorum of members, at least, must attend remotely to convene and conduct business. • The Board or Commission can handle all items, even if they are discussion items. • Chair will do Roll Call; attendance and votes should be taken verbally. SPEAKERS person. BOARD LIAISON • Speakers will be able to sign up in advance and speak via phone; no speakers will be heard in • Each speaker will get three minutes to discuss all items they register to speak on, with no donation of time due to technical challenges. Instructions on how to register to speak will be listed on the agenda. • All registered speakers on items will speak at the beginning of the meeting. • After a registered speaker dials into the conference line provided to them by the board liaison, they must mute their telephone line until the chair calls their name. Any speaker who speaks out of turn will be disconnected. • Please let the registered speaker know that similar to a regular meeting, depending on the number of speakers, and length of discussion, they may need to remain on the line for a period of time. • The staff liaison will be available via phone to answer questions and take meeting minutes as they do at regular meetings. Thank you for your continued service to the community and understanding the challenges faced making sure the services you provide are supported through the limited resources available to us. We appreciate you understanding and following the meeting schedule assignments.

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April 22, 2020

webex instructions original pdf

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Hello Everyone For all B & C meetings, we have decided to use Webex. Below, you will find a link to a great introductory video that will tell you just about everything you need to know on how to join a WebEx meeting, how to test your hardware setup before joining a meeting, and how to turn on and off your microphone and your webcam. In addition to the training video, we have included some must have information about how to change your meeting view to a grid view, so that you can see everyone on one screen. The grid view is happily called “The Brady Bunch” view. We will be sending out a meeting invitation that’s specific for your meeting, which will include a WebEx meeting link. Introductory WebEx Training Video (only 2 min & 34 seconds) or try: https://youtu.be/ru85544RveA Below are a few tips in order to make your meeting successful • For this meeting, please use a computer to connect, or dial in using your phone • Do not use the VPN for participating in this meeting, the VPN will cause a slowdown in your internet traffic, which will cause issues during the video conference • Please use the computer headset if you have one available • Please keep your microphone muted, unless you are recognized to speak • In order for other to see you clearly, please participate in the meeting from a location that provides ample lighting, and do not pick a spot where there is a window behind you • Use the “grid view” in order to see all meeting participants How to turn on “grid view” 1. Hover over the view icon in the top right corner of the screen 2. Select the “grid view” icon If anyone has any questions at all about the technology behind the B & C meetings, please let me know. Stay healthy, and we’ll see you all soon. Thank you, Kory Ellis IT Manager - City Hall

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April 22, 2020

ISPSC Draft Ordinance original pdf

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§ 25-12- XXXXX – 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Cod (A) The 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code published by the International Code Council is adopted and incorporated by reference into this section along with Appendixes with deletions in Subsection (B), (C) and amendments in Section 25-12-XXX (Local Amendments to the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code). (B) All references to the International Plumbing Code to mean the currently adopted Uniform Plumbing Code and amendments unless not covered in the Uniform Plumbing Code. (C) All references to the International Mechanical Code to mean the currently adopted Uniform Mechanical Code and amendments unless not covered in the Uniform Mechanical Code (D) Delete barrier requirements from 25-12-242, R326 (E) LDC 25-1-1: Building Code Division: 3109.3 Public swimming pools. Public swimming pools shall be enclosed as per the Texas Department of Health Standards for Swimming Pools and Spas Swimming Pool and Spa Code. (F) The following specific sections of the 2018 Swimming pool code and spa code are deleted and or amended: 101.1 105.6.2 105.6.3 107.4 107.5 305.2.7 103.1 103.3 [A] 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Swimming Pool and Spa Code of City of Austin, hereinafter referred to as “this code.” SECTION 103 CODE OFFICIAL [A] 103.1 Authority. The health authority is the City official responsible for administering, implementing, and enforcing the public swimming pool requirements of this code. The building official is the City official responsible for administering, implementing, and enforcing residential swimming pool requirements of this code. The health authority and the building official shall be known as the code official. [A] 103.3 Deputies. In accordance with the prescribed procedures of the jurisdiction and with the concurrence of the appointing authority, the code official shall have the authority to appoint a deputy code official, the related technical officers, inspectors, plans examiners and other employees. Such employees shall have powers as delegated by the code official. The code official may authorize plan review and inspections to be conducted by approved agencies, registered design professionals, or individuals for requirements of this code and referenced codes. A] 105.6.2 Fee schedule. The fee schedule is set by a separate ordinance. The fees for work shall be as indicated in the following schedule: [JURISDICTION TO INSERT APPROPRIATE SCHEDULE] [A] 105.6.3 Fee refunds. Refer to Building Criteria Manual, 1.20 – Building Permits. The code official shall authorize the refunding of fees …

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April 22, 2020

ISPSC Presentation original pdf

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International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 1 Proposed Adoption • In accordance with State Law, the City of Austin is adopting the 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) on September 1, 2020 • Minor local amendments are proposed related to chain link fencing, regulatory authority, and administrative procedure 2 Chapter 25-12: Local Amendments to International Pool & Spa Code Proposed amendments to introductory section Additions • The 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code published by the International Code Council is adopted and incorporated by reference into this section along with Appendixes with deletions in Subsection (B), (C) and amendments in Section 25-12-X (Local Amendments to the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code). • All references to the International Mechanical Code to mean the currently adopted Uniform Mechanical Code and amendments unless not covered in the Uniform Mechanical Code. • All references to the International Plumbing Code to mean the currently adopted Uniform Plumbing Code and amendments unless not covered in the Uniform Plumbing Code. 3 Chapter 25-12: Local Amendments to International Pool & Spa Code Proposed amendments to existing provisions of City Code Section 25-12 Section 25-12, Article 1 (Building Code): 3109.3 Public swimming pools . Public swimming pools shall be enclosed as per the Texas Department of Health Standards for Swimming Pools and Spas International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. Section 25-12-242, Provision R326: Delete Barrier Requirements LEGEND: Strikethrough: deletion Red font: new insertion 4 Chapter 25-12: Local Amendments to International Pool & Spa Code Proposed amendments to Section 101: General [A] 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Swimming Pool and Spa Code of the City of Austin, hereinafter referred to as “this code.” [A] 101.2.1 Public Facilities- Compliance with State Pool and Spa Regulations. [relocated from City Code Chapter 10-7-2] A public pool facility must be constructed, maintained, and operated in accordance with the state pool and spa regulations and the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. LEGEND: Strikethrough: deletion Red font: new insertion 5 Chapter 25-12: Local Amendments to International Pool & Spa Code Proposed amendments to Section 103: Code Official [A] 103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. The department of building safety is hereby created and the official in charge thereof shall be known as the code official. Authority. The health authority is the City official responsible for administering, implementing, and enforcing the public swimming pool requirements of this code. The …

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ISPSC Summary original pdf

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2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC) Summary of Proposed Local Amendments CODE SECTION INTRODUCTION • Addition: New Code Section 25-12-X International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. • Addition: The 2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code published by the International Code Council is adopted and incorporated by reference into this section along with Appendixes with deletions in Subsection (B), (C) and amendments in Section 25-12-X (Local Amendments to the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code). • Addition: All references to the International Mechanical Code to mean the currently adopted Uniform Mechanical Code and amendments unless not covered in the Uniform Mechanical Code. • Addition: All references to the International Plumbing Code to mean the currently adopted Uniform Plumbing Code and amendments unless not covered in the Uniform Plumbing Code. • Deletion: Barrier requirements from City Code Section 25-12-242, R326 • Modification: City Code Section 25-12, Article 1 (Building Code): 3109.3 Public swimming pools. Public swimming pools shall be enclosed as per the Texas Department of Health Standards for Swimming Pools and Spas Swimming Pool and Spa Code. SECTION 101: GENERAL • Modification: [A] 101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Swimming Pool and Spa Code of the City of Austin, hereinafter referred to as “this code.” • Addition: [A] 101.2.1 Public Facilities- Compliance with State Pool and Spa Regulations. [relocated from City Code Chapter 10-7-2] A public pool facility must be constructed, maintained, and operated in accordance with the state pool and spa regulations and the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code. SECTION 103: DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY CODE OFFICIAL • Modification: [A] 103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. The department of building safety is hereby created and the official in charge thereof shall be known as the code official. [A] 103.1 Authority. The health authority is the City official responsible for administering, implementing, and enforcing the public swimming pool requirements of this code. The building official is the City official responsible for administering, implementing, and enforcing residential swimming pool requirements of this code. The health authority and the building official shall be known as the code official. • Modification: [A] 103.3 Deputies. In accordance with the prescribed procedures of the jurisdiction and with the concurrence of the appointing authority, the code official shall have the authority to appoint a deputy code official, the related technical officers, inspectors, plans examiners and other employees. Such employees shall have …

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April 22, 2020

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April 22, 2020

Approved Minutes original pdf

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Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals Board Meeting Approved Minutes April 22, 2020 The Building and Fire Code Board of Appeals met in a Regular Called Meeting on April 22, 2020 via Webex Video Conference Chairman, Alan Schumann called the meeting to order at 1:19 p.m. Board Members in Attendance: Ben Abzug, Aubrey Brasfield, Alicia Jones, Alan Schumann, Ashley Juraska and Timothy Arndt Board Members Not in Attendance: Marco Fiorilo, Bobby Johns and James Wilsford and Peter Sybesma Staff in Attendance: Rick Arzola (DSD), Todd Wilcox (DSD), Beth Culver (DSD) Mark Churilla(APH) and Marcel Elizondo(APH) 1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The October 23, 2019 minutes were approved as written by Board member Abzug and second by board member Ashley Juraska. Motion passed 6-0 2. DISCUSSION AND ACTION- International Swimming pool and Spa Ordinance- Todd Wilcox, Commercial Building Division Manager of Building Inspections presented the International Spa and Swimming Code Ordinance to the board members present for this meeting. After his presentation, there were some board members with questions on fence barriers, fee schedule, private pools, repairs and enforcement. Building Official Beth Culver weighed in to the board members on answers to those questions along with Marcel Elizondo of Austin Public Health and Todd Wilcox. After the questions were answered by staff, Chairman Schumann asked the board if there were any additional questions to staff, Chairman asked board members to make a recommendation. Board member Tim Arndt made a motion to recommend the ordinance to council and Chairman Schumann seconded the motion. Motion passed 6-0. 3. FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS: No Future agenda items were discussed. 4. ADJOURN – The Building and Fire board meeting was adjourned at 2:16 Pm with no objection.

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