Chapter 13

Green Construction Code

Sections

9-13-1: Purpose


The purpose of this chapter is to establish regulations increasing the sustainability components of buildings and sites beyond the minimum requirements of other adopted codes using prescriptive and performance related provisions. The provisions of this chapter shall regulate the design of site development and land use, material resource conservation and efficiency, energy conservation efficiency and CO2 emission reduction, water resource conservation quality and efficiency, indoor environmental quality, commissioning operation and maintenance, existing buildings, and existing building site development design in new construction. (Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-2: Code Adopted


All rules, regulations and ordinances applying to the design, construction, quality of materials, erection, installation, alteration, repair, location, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance of the building systems, contained in book and in Code form, designated and entitled 2012 International Green Construction Code, including appendix A, Project Electives, published under the authority of the International Code Council, Inc. (IGCC), is ratified and adopted, except as said rules and regulations are hereby changed, altered and amended by this chapter. The 2012 edition of the International Green Construction Code, and amendments pursuant to this chapter, shall be known as the Green Construction Code of Boise City. One copy of the 2012 International Green Construction Code shall be filed for use and examination by the public in the Office of the City Clerk. (Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-3: Igcc Amendment, Section 101.1, Title


101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Green Construction Code of Boise City, hereinafter referred to as "this Code".
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-4: Igcc Amendment, Section 101.3, Scope


101.3 Scope. An applicant may elect to proceed under the provisions of the Green Construction Code. In such cases, the provisions of this Code shall apply to the design, construction, addition, alteration, change of occupancy, relocation, replacement, repair, equipment, building site, maintenance, removal and demolition of every building or structure or any appurtenances connected or attached to such buildings or structures and to the site on which the building is located. Occupancy classifications shall be determined in accordance with the International Building Code (IBC). Applicants may voluntarily elect to have projects comply with this Code during the building permit application period unless compliance with this Code is required as an agreed upon condition of approval through the planning and zoning approval process.

Exceptions:

1. The Code shall not apply to items 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3, except where the jurisdiction adopts the jurisdictional requirements of section 302.1, item 1, for residential buildings.

1.1. Detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than three (3) stories in height above grade plane with a separate means of egress, their accessory structures, and the site or lot upon which these buildings are located.

1.2. Group R-3 residential buildings, their accessory structures, and the site or lot upon which these buildings are located.

1.3. Group R-2 and R-4 residential buildings four (4) stories or less in height above grade plane, their accessory structures, and the site or lot upon which these buildings are located.

2. The Code shall not apply to equipment or systems that are used primarily for industrial or manufacturing.

3. The Code shall not apply to temporary structures approved under section 3103 of the International Building Code.

4. Where ASHRAE 189.1 is selected in accordance with section 301.1.1, ASHRAE 189.1 shall not apply to buildings identified in exceptions 1 through 3.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-5: Igcc Amendment, Section 102.4, Referenced Codes And Standards


102.4 Referenced Codes And Standards. The following codes shall be considered part of the requirements of this Code: the International Building Code (IBC), the International Code Council Performance Code (ICCPC), the International Energy Conservation Code (IECC), the International Existing Building Code (IEBC), the International Fire Code (IFC), the International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC), the International Mechanical Code (IMC), and the National Electrical Code (NEC). All references to the International Plumbing Code (IPC) shall be construed as referring to the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), as adopted and amended by the Idaho State Plumbing Board, which is known as the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-6: Igcc Amendment, Section 102.6, Existing Structures


102.6 Existing Structures. The legal occupancy of any structure existing on the date of adoption of this Code shall continue without change, except as is specifically covered in this Code, the International Building Code, the International Existing Building Code, or the International Fire Code, or as is deemed necessary by the Code official for the general safety and welfare of building occupants and the public.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-7: Igcc Amendment, Section 103.1, General


103.1 General. The building official established under City adoption of the International Building Code, shall be referred to as the Code official under this Code, and is hereby authorized and directed to enforce the provisions of this Code. The Code official shall have the authority to render interpretations of this Code and to adopt policies and procedures in order to clarify the application of its provisions and how this Code relates to other applicable codes and ordinances. Such interpretations, policies and procedures shall be in compliance with the intent and purpose of this Code and other applicable codes and ordinances. Such policies and procedures shall not have the effect of waiving requirements specifically provided for in this Code or other applicable codes and ordinances.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-8: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 103.5, Stop Work Order


103.5 Stop Work Order. Whenever the Code official identifies any work regulated by and conducted under the Green Construction Code performed in a manner contrary to the provisions of this Code or in a dangerous or unsafe manner, the Code official is authorized to issue a stop work order in accordance with section 115 of the International Building Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-9: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 105.6, Approved Programs


105.6 Approved Programs. The Code official may deem other National, State or local programs as equivalent to or exceeding this Code's requirements. Building projects approved in writing by such a program shall be considered to be in compliance with this Code. Such programs include, but are not limited to, new buildings that achieve certification under the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at a silver or higher rating, or at a rating of two (2) green globes or higher under the Green Globes Program. Equivalency for existing buildings are those that achieve certification under the USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) at certified or higher or a rating of one (1) green globe or higher under the Green Globes Program.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-10: Igcc Amendment, Sections 108, Board Of Appeals And 108.1, General


108.1 General. Appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Code official relative to the application and interpretation of this Code shall be made to the Board of Appeals created under International Building Code amendments in the Boise City Building Code of the Boise Municipal Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-11: Igcc Amendment, Section 108.2, Limitations On Authority Is Deleted


108.2 Limitations On Authority. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-12: Igcc Amendment, Section 108.3, Qualifications Is Deleted


108.3 Qualifications. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-13: Igcc Amendment, Add Sections 110, Violations And 110.1, General


Section 110 Violations.

110.1 General. When proceeding under the Green Construction Code, violations of any provision of the Green Construction Code identified by the Code official shall be subject to penalties outlined in the Boise City Building Code of the Boise Municipal Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-14: Igcc Amendment, Add Sections 111, Incentives And 111.1, General


Section 111 Incentives.

111.1 General. Projects voluntarily complying with the provisions of the Green Construction Code may apply for the following incentives when available:

1. Acceptance of project into the Planning and Development Services Project Management Program.

2. Expedited building permit application review.

3. Recognition and marketing assistance (such as awards, jobsite displays/signage, press releases, recognition on City internet site, recognition in quarterly newsletter, and other means).

4. Any other incentive programs created and approved by City Council directed at green construction.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-15: Igcc Amendment, Add Sections 112, City Buildings And 112.1, General


Section 112 City Buildings.

112.1 General. Construction of new buildings by Boise City shall comply with the provisions of the Green Construction Code or other approved programs as outlined in section 105.6 of this Code.

Exception: Unconditioned buildings, buildings not typically occupied, buildings with specialized industrial or mechanical equipment or similar buildings, may be exempted from this Code by the Code official.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-16: Igcc Amendment, Section 201.3, Terms Defined In Other Codes


201.3 Terms Defined In Other Codes. Where terms are not defined in this Code and are defined in the currently adopted editions of the International Building Code, International Energy Conservation Code, International Fire Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, International Residential Code, National Electrical Code or the Uniform Plumbing Code, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them as in those codes.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-17: Igcc Amendment, Table 302.1, Requirements Determined By The Jurisdiction


Table 302.1 is amended to read as follows:

TABLE 302.1
ENHANCED REQUIREMENTS DETERMINED BY THE JURISDICTION

Section Section Title Or
Description And Directives
Jurisdictional Requirements
Chapter 1. Scope
101.3 Exception 1.1 Detached one- and two-family dwellings and multiple single-family dwellings (townhouses) not more than 3 stories in height above grade plane with a separate means of egress, their accessory structures, and the site or lot upon which these buildings are located, shall comply with ICC 700 ☐Yes ☒No
101.3 Exception 1.2 Group R-3 residential buildings, their accessory structures, and the site or lot upon which these buildings are located, shall comply with ICC 700 ☐Yes ☒No
101.3 Exception 1.3 Group R-2 and R-4 residential buildings 4 stories or less in height above grade plane, their accessory structures, and the site or lot upon which these buildings are located, shall comply with ICC 700-2012 at bronze rating level or higher. ☒Yes ☐No
Chapter 4. Site Development And Land Use
402.2.1 Flood hazard area preservation general ☐Yes ☒No
402.2.2 Flood hazard area preservation, specific: In accordance with flood hazard regulations and waterways overlay districts of the City Development Code ☒Yes ☐No
402.3 Surface water protection: In accordance with flood hazard regulations and waterways overlay districts of the City Development Code ☒Yes ☐No
402.5 Conservation area: In accordance with the waterways overlay districts and hillside and foothills development standards of the City Development Code ☒Yes ☐No
402.7 Agricultural land ☐Yes ☒No
402.8 Greenfield sites ☐Yes ☒No
407.4.1 High occupancy vehicle parking ☒Yes ☐No
407.4.2 Low emission, hybrid and electric vehicle parking ☒Yes ☐No
409.1 Light pollution control ☐Yes ☒No
Chapter 5. Material Resource Conservation And Efficiency
503.1 Minimum percentage of waste material diverted from landfills ☒35% ☐50%
☐65% ☐75%
Chapter 6. Energy Conservation, Efficiency And CO2e Emission Reduction
302.1, 302.1.1, 602.1 zEPI of jurisdictional choice: The jurisdiction shall indicate a zEPI of 46 or less in each occupancy for which it intends to require enhanced energy performance Occupancy: n/a

zEPI: n/a
604.1 Automated demand response infrastructure ☐Yes ☒No
Chapter 7. Water Resource Conservation, Quality And Efficiency
702.7 Municipal reclaimed water ☐Yes ☒No
Chapter 8. Indoor Environmental Quality And Control
804.2 Post construction preoccupancy baseline IAQ testing ☒Yes ☐No
807.1 Sound transmission and sound levels ☐Yes ☒No
Chapter 10. Existing Buildings
1007.2 Evaluation of existing buildings ☐Yes ☒No
1007.3 Post certificate of occupancy zEPI, energy demand and CO2e emissions testing ☐Yes ☒No

(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-18: Igcc Amendment, Section 402.2.2, Flood Hazard Area Preservation, Specific


402.2.2 Flood Hazard Area Preservation, Specific. Where this section is indicated to be applicable in table 302.1, new buildings and structures, site disturbance, and development of land shall be prohibited within specific flood hazard areas as regulated in accordance with the flood hazard regulations and waterways overlay districts of the City Development Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-19: Igcc Amendment, Section 402.2.3, Development In Flood Hazard Areas


402.2.3 Development In Flood Hazard Areas. New buildings, structures and substantial improvements constructed in flood hazard areas shall be in compliance with the International Building Code as adopted and regulated in accordance with the flood hazard regulations of the City Development Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-20: Igcc Amendment, Section 402.3, Surface Water Protection, Including Deleting The Exceptions


402.3 Surface Water Protection. Where this section is indicated to be applicable in table 302.1, buildings and building site improvements near bodies of water shall be regulated in accordance with the flood hazard regulations and waterways overlay districts of the City Development Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-21: Igcc Amendment, Section 402.4, Wetland Protection, Including Deleting The Exception


402.4 Wetland Protection. Buildings and building site improvements shall not be located within a wetland and shall be regulated in accordance with the waterways overlay districts of the City Development Code and in accordance with requirements of the United States Army Corps of Engineers when near a wetland.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-22: Igcc Amendment, Section 402.5, Conservation Area


402.5 Conservation Area. Where this section is indicated to be applicable in table 302.1, site disturbance or development of land near designated conservation areas shall be regulated in accordance with the waterways overlay districts and hillside and foothills development standards of the City Development Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-23: Igcc Amendment, Section 403.1, Stormwater Management


403.1 Stormwater Management. Stormwater management systems shall comply with the Boise City stormwater management and discharge control ordinance.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-24: Igcc Amendment, Section 403.1.1, Increased Runoff Is Deleted


403.1.1 Increased Runoff. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-25: Igcc Amendment, Section 403.1.2, Adjoining Lots And Property Is Deleted


403.1.2 Adjoining Lots And Property. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-26: Igcc Amendment, Section 405.1.1, Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan


Section 405.1.1 shall be repealed and replaced with language as follows:

405.1.1 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan. Regardless of the size of the site, a written Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) that meets the minimum requirements as prescribed in the most current construction general permit (CGP) shall be submitted and approved prior to construction. The implementation of an approved SWPPP shall be in compliance with the rules, regulations and standards prescribed in the construction site erosion control ordinance of the Boise Municipal Code during all phases of construction. In addition to the CGP requirements, the plan must include the following:

1. Treatment details for each zone of soil that will be restored, including the type, source and expected volume of materials, including compost amendments, mulch and topsoil.

2. The following plans shall be included as appendices to the SWPPP:

2.1 Vegetation and Soil Protection Plan per section 405.2 of this Code.

2.2 Soil Reuse and Restoration Plan per section 405.1.4 of this Code.

2.3 Building Site Waste Management Plan per section 406 of this Code.

2.4 Invasive Species Management Plan per section 405.2.2 of this Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-27: Igcc Amendment, Section 405.1.2, Topsoil Protection Is Deleted


405.1.2 Topsoil Protection. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-28: Igcc Amendment, Section 405.2.1, Vegetation And Soil Protection Plan


Section 405.2.1 shall be struck and replaced with language as follows:

405.2.1 Vegetation And Soil Protection Plan. Where existing soils and vegetation are to be protected, a Vegetation and Soil Protection Plan establishing designated vegetation and soil protection areas (VSPAs) shall be submitted with the construction documents and other submittal documents. The Protection Plan shall be in accordance with the Boise Development Code section 11-07-05.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-29: Igcc Amendment, Section 405.2.1.1, Tree Protection Zones (tpz)


405.2.1.1 Tree Protection Zones (TPZ). Where tree protection zones are specified, they shall be in accordance with the Boise Development Code section 11-07-05.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-30: Igcc Amendment, Section 405.3, Native And Adaptive Plant Landscaping


405.3 Native And Adaptive Plant Landscaping. Where new landscaping is installed as part of a site plan or within the building site, not less than fifty percent (50%) of the newly landscaped area shall be planted with native and adaptive plant species. Low water use vegetation shall also be considered appropriate. A list of plant materials which are acceptable is maintained by the Boise City Planning Division.

Exception: Schools, parks, outdoor sports facilities and other similar uses with large open fields are allowed to be less than fifty percent (50%) at the discretion of the Code official.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-31: Igcc Amendment, Section 406.1, Building Site Waste Management Plan


406.1 Building Site Waste Management Plan. A Building Site Waste Management Plan shall be developed and implemented to divert not less than seventy five percent (75%) of the land clearing debris and excavated soils from the landfill. Where it can be shown that diverting seventy five percent (75%) of debris and soils is not feasible to the satisfaction of the Code official, debris and soils shall be diverted from the landfill to the maximum extent possible. Land clearing debris includes rock, trees, stumps and associated vegetation. The plan shall include provisions that address all of the following:

1. Materials to be diverted from disposal by efficient usage, recycling or reuse on the building site shall be specified.

2. Diverted materials sent to other site locations where approved by the Code official.

3. The effective destruction and disposal of invasive plant species.

4. Where contaminated soils are removed, the methods of removal and location where the soils are to be treated and disposed.

5. The amount of materials to be diverted shall be specified and shall be calculated by weight or volume, but not both.

6. Where the site is located in a Federal or State designated quarantine zone for invasive insect species, building site vegetation management shall comply with the quarantine rules.

7. Receipts or other documentation related to diversion shall be maintained through the course of construction. When requested by the Code official, evidence of diversion shall be provided.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-32: Igcc Amendment, Section 407.2, Changing And Shower Facilities


407.2 Changing And Shower Facilities. Buildings which require long term or covered bicycle parking per the Boise Development Code shall be provided with on site changing room and shower facilities. Not less than one shower shall be provided for each twenty (20) long term bicycle parking spaces, or fraction thereof.

When more than one changing room and shower facility is required, separate facilities shall be provided for each sex.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-33: Igcc Amendment, Section 407.3, Bicycle Parking And Storage, Including Deleting The Exceptions


407.3 Bicycle Parking And Storage. Long term and short term bicycle parking shall be designated on the site plan by a registered design professional and as specified in table 407.3. The required number of spaces shall be per the Boise Development Code section 11-07-03. Accessory occupancy areas shall be included in the calculation of primary occupancy area.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-34: Igcc Amendment, Section 407.3.1, Short Term Bicycle Parking, Including Deleting The Exception


407.3.1 Short Term Bicycle Parking. Short term bicycle parking shall comply with all of the following:

1. It shall be provided with illumination of not less than one foot-candle at the parking surface;

2. It shall be located at the same grade as the sidewalk or at a location reachable by ramp or accessible route;

3. It shall have an area of not less than thirty inches by seventy two inches (30" x 72") for each bicycle;

4. It shall be provided with a rack or other facility for locking or securing each bicycle; and

5. It shall be located within fifty feet (50') of, and visible from, the main entrance.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-35: Igcc Amendment, Section 407.3.2, Long Term Or Covered Bicycle Parking, Including Deleting The Last Paragraph


407.3.2 Long Term Or Covered Bicycle Parking. Long term or covered bicycle parking shall comply with all of the following:

1. It shall be located on the same site and within the building or within fifty feet (50') of the main entrances;

2. It shall be provided with illumination of not less than one foot-candle at the parking surface;

3. It shall have an area of not less than thirty inches by seventy two inches by seven feet (30" x 72" x 7') for each bicycle; and

4. It shall be provided with a rack or other facility for locking or securing each bicycle.

All long term bicycle parking shall be within a building or provided with a permanent cover including, but not limited to, roof overhangs, awnings or bicycle storage lockers.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-36: Igcc Amendment, Section 408.2, Site Hardscape


408.2 Site Hardscape. In Climate Zones 1 through 6, as established in the International Energy Conservation Code, not less than forty percent (40%) of the site hardscape shall be provided with one or any combination of options described in sections 408.2.1 through 408.2.4. For the purposes of this section, site hardscape shall not include areas of the site covered by solar photovoltaic arrays of solar thermal collectors.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-37: Igcc Amendment, Section 408.2.4, Pervious And Permeable Pavement


408.2.4 Pervious And Permeable Pavement. Pervious and permeable pavements including open grid paving systems and open graded aggregate systems shall have a design infiltration rate not less than ten inches (10") per hour per square foot. Pervious and permeable pavement shall be permitted where the use of these types of hardscapes does not interfere with fire and emergency apparatus or vehicle or personnel access and egress, utilities, or telecommunications lines. Aggregate used shall be of uniform size.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-38: Igcc Amendment, Section 409.1, Light Pollution Control


409.1 Light Pollution Control. Where this section is indicated to be applicable in table 302.1, or where chosen as an elective from table A104 of appendix A, uplight, light trespass, and glare shall be limited for all exterior lighting equipment as described in sections 409.2 and 409.3.

Exception: Lighting used for the following exterior applications is exempt where equipped with a control device independent of the control of the nonexempt lighting:

1. Specialized signal, directional, and marker lighting associated with transportation.

2. Advertising signage or directional signage.

3. Lighting integral to equipment or instrumentation and installed by its manufacturer.

4. Theatrical purposes, including performance, stage, film production, and video production.

5. Athletic playing areas where lighting is equipped with hoods or louvers for glare control.

6. Temporary lighting.

7. Lighting for industrial production, material handling, transportation sites, and associated storage areas where lighting is equipped with hoods or louvers for glare control.

8. Theme elements in theme and amusement parks.

9. Roadway lighting required by governmental authorities.

10. Lighting used to highlight features of public monuments and registered landmark structures.

11. Lighting classified for and used in hazardous areas.

12. Lighting for swimming pools and water features.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-39: Igcc Amendment, Section 503.1, Construction Material And Waste Management Plan


503.1 Construction Material And Waste Management Plan. Not less than thirty five percent (35%) of nonhazardous construction waste shall be diverted from disposal, except where other percentages are indicated in table 302.1. A Construction Material and Waste Management Plan shall be developed and implemented to recycle or salvage construction materials and waste. This plan can be a deferred submittal, however, the plan must be submitted for review and approval prior to the first inspection on the construction site. The Construction Material and Waste Management Plan shall comply with all of the following:

1. The location for collection, separation and storage of recyclable construction waste shall be indicated.

2. Materials to be diverted from disposal by efficient usage, recycling, reuse, manufacturer's reclamation, or salvage for future use, donation or sale shall be specified.

3. The percentage of materials to be diverted shall be specified and shall be calculated by weight or volume, but not both.

4. Receipts or other documentation related to diversion shall be maintained through the course of construction. Where requested by the Code official, evidence of diversion shall be provided.

For the purposes of this section, construction materials and waste shall include all materials delivered to the site and intended for installation prior to the issuance of the certificate of occupancy, including related packaging. Construction and waste materials shall not include land clearing debris, excavated soils and fill and base materials such as, but not limited to, topsoil, sand and gravel. Land clearing debris shall include trees, stumps, rocks, and vegetation. Excavated soil, fill material and land clearing debris shall be managed in accordance with section 406.1.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-40: Igcc Amendment, Section 504.1, Recycling Areas For Waste Generated Post Certificate Of Occupancy, Including Deleting Items 3, 3.1 And 3.2


504.1 Recycling Areas For Waste Generated Post Certificate Of Occupancy. Waste recycling areas for use by building occupants shall be provided in accordance with one of the following:

1. Waste recycling areas shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the Boise City solid waste ordinance.

2. Where laws or regulations do not exist or where limited recycling services are available, waste recycling areas shall be designed and constructed to accommodate recyclable materials.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-41: Igcc Amendment, Section 505.2, Material Selection


505.2 Material Selection. Not less than forty percent (40%) of the total building materials used in the project, based on cost, shall comply with section 505.2.1, 505.2.2, 505.2.3, 505.2.4 or 505.2.5. Where a material complies with more than one section, the material value shall be multiplied by the number of sections that it complies with. The value of total building material cost shall remain constant regardless of whether materials are tabulated in more than one section.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-42: Igcc Amendment, Section 603.6, Energy Display


603.6 Energy Display. A permanent, readily accessible and visible display shall be provided. The display shall be capable of providing all of the following:

1. The current energy demand for the whole building level measurements, updated for each fuel type at the intervals specified in section 603.3.

2. The average and peak demands for the previous day and the same day the previous year.

3. The total energy usage for the previous eighteen (18) months.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-43: Igcc Amendment, Section 607.6.1, Buried Piping, Exception


607.6.1 Buried Piping. Service hot water piping installed within a slab or below grade shall be insulated in accordance with section 607.6 and shall be placed within a physically protective, waterproof channel or sleeve having internal dimensions large enough so that the piping and insulation can be removed and replaced, and maintain its dimensional integrity during and after construction.

Exception: For piping other than that located under building slabs, sleeving is not required where the insulation manufacturer stipulates that the pipe insulation will maintain its insulating value in underground applications in damp soil where installed in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-44: Igcc Amendment, Section 608.6, Plug Load Controls And All Subsections 608.6.1 Through 608.6.6 Are Deleted


608.6 Plug Load Controls. Deleted and subsections 608.6.1 through 608.6.6 deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-45: Igcc Amendment, Section 609.2.1, Elevators


609.2.1 Elevators. When acceptable by the State of Idaho Division of Building Safety, elevator systems shall comply with sections 609.2.1.1 through 609.2.1.2.3.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-46: Igcc Amendment, Section 609.2.1.5, Guides Is Deleted


609.2.1.5 Guides. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-47: Igcc Amendment, Section 609.2.2, Escalators And Moving Walkways


609.2.2 Escalators And Moving Walkways. When acceptable by the State of Idaho Division of Building Safety, escalators and moving walkways shall comply with sections 609.2.2.1 through 609.2.2.5.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-48: Igcc Amendment, Section 609.2.2.5, Standby Mode


609.2.2.5 Standby Mode. During standby mode, escalators and moving walkways shall be capable of being automatically slowed to not less than ten feet (10') per minute of nominal speed. Escalators and moving walkways shall be capable of being turned off when the building is unoccupied or outside of facility operations. In locations where multiple escalators serve the same passenger load, not less than fifty percent (50%) of the escalators shall have the capability of being turned off in response to reduced occupant traffic.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-49: Igcc Amendment, Section 610.1, Renewable Energy Systems Requirements


610.1 Renewable Energy Systems Requirements. Where chosen as an elective from table A106 of appendix A, buildings that consume energy shall comply with this section. Each building or surrounding lot or building site where there are multiple buildings on the building site shall be equipped with one or more renewable energy systems in accordance with this section.

Renewable energy systems shall comply with the requirements of section 610.2 for solar photovoltaic systems, section 610.3 for wind systems, section 610.4 for solar water heating systems, section 610.5 for geothermal heating systems and section 610.6 for performance monitoring and metering of these systems as approved by the Code official. These systems shall be commissioned in accordance with the requirements of section 611.

Exception: Renewable energy systems are not required for the following:

1. Buildings or building sites where there are multiple buildings on the building site providing not less than two percent (2%) of the total estimated annual energy use of the building, or collective buildings on the site, with on site renewable energy using a combination of renewable energy generation systems complying with the requirements of section 610.2, 610.3, or 610.4.

2. Where not less than four percent (4%) of the total annual building energy consumption from renewable generation takes the form of a 10-year commitment to renewable energy credit ownership, confirmed by the Code official.

3. Where the combined application of on site generated renewable energy and a commitment to renewable energy credit ownership as confirmed by the Code official, totals not less than four percent (4%) of the total annual building energy consumption from renewable generation.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-50: Igcc Amendment, Section 610.5, Geothermal Heating Systems


Section 610.5 shall be repealed and replaced with language as follows:

610.5 Geothermal Heating Systems. Where the Boise City geothermal system is available for connection at a site, a geothermal heating system can be utilized as a required building renewable energy system. Geothermal heating systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with the requirements of the Boise City Public Works Department. The Boise City geothermal system is not a qualifying system when pursuing LEED certification.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-51: Igcc Amendment, Renumber Section 610.5, Renewable Energy System Performance Monitoring And Metering, To Section 610.6


610.5 Renewal Energy System Performance Monitoring And Metering. Renumber to section 610.6.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-52: Igcc Amendment, Renumber Section 610.5.1, Metering, To Section 610.6.1


610.5.1 Metering. Renumber to section 610.6.1.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-53: Igcc Amendment, Renumber Section 610.5.2, Monitoring, To Section 610.6.2


610.5.2 Monitoring. Renumber to section 610.6.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-54: Igcc Amendment, Section 611.1.5.4, Final Commissioning Report


611.1.5.4 Final Commissioning Report. A complete report of test procedures and results identified as "Final Commissioning Report" shall be completed and provided to the building owner within twelve (12) months after the date of issuance of a certificate of occupancy. At the request of the Code official, a copy of the final commissioning report shall be made available for review. The report shall include all of the following:

1. Results of all functional performance tests.

2. Disposition of all deficiencies found during testing, including details of corrective measures used or proposed.

3. All functional performance test procedures used during the commissioning process, including measurable criteria for test acceptance, provided herein for repeatability.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-55: Igcc Amendment, Section 611.1.5.5, Post Occupancy Recommissioning Is Deleted


611.1.5.5 Post Occupancy Recommissioning. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-56: Igcc Amendment, Section 611.3.5, Post Occupancy Recommissioning Is Deleted


611.3.5 Post Occupancy Recommissioning. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-57: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 611.5, Renewable Energy Systems Commissioning And Completion Requirements


611.5 Renewable Energy Systems Commissioning And Completion Requirements. Prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy, the registered design professional shall provide evidence of commissioning and completion of any building renewable energy systems installed under section 610 of this Code. Copies of all documentation shall be given to the building owner and made available to the Code official upon request.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-58: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 701.1.1, Gray Water Systems


701.1.1 Gray Water Systems. Plumbing for gray water systems from any fixture up to, but not including, the exterior irrigation system tank shall be inspected by the authority having jurisdiction. The Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) shall have jurisdiction to inspect and approve the installation of exterior irrigation system tank and all piping therefrom to the point of disposal in accordance IDAPA 58.1.03, "Individual/Subsurface Sewage Disposal Rules". Gray water system and design criteria requirements related to irrigation and leaching shall be determined in accordance with the requirements as established by the IDEQ.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-59: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 701.1.2, Water Reuse


701.1.2 Water Reuse. The design of any water reuse system must be permitted and approved by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) in accordance with IDAPA 58.01.17, "Recycled Water Rules". All planning, design, and operation of any reuse facilities shall be under the authority of IDEQ. All piping associated with the collection and distribution of these systems shall be inspected by the authority having jurisdiction in accordance with the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-60: Igcc Amendment, Section 704.2, Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Systems


704.2 Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment Systems. Point of use reverse osmosis treatment systems shall be listed and labeled in accordance with NSF 58. The discharge pipe from a reverse osmosis drinking water treatment unit shall connect to the building drainage system in accordance with section 603.4.13 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code. Point of use reverse osmosis systems shall be equipped with an automatic shutoff valve that prevents the production of reject water when there is no demand for treated water.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-61: Igcc Amendment, Section 704.3, On Site Reclaimed Water Treatment Systems


704.3 On Site Reclaimed Water Treatment Systems. On site reclaimed water treatment systems, including gray water reuse treatment systems and wastewater treatment systems, used to produce nonpotable water for use in water closet and urinal flushing, surface irrigation and similar applications must be permitted and approved by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (IDEQ) in accordance with IDAPA 58.01.17, as referenced in sections 701.1.1 and 701.1.2 of this Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-62: Igcc Amendment, Section 706.2, Signage Required


706.2 Signage Required. Where nonpotable water is used for a water application, signage shall be provided in accordance with chapter 16, part 2, of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-63: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 707.1.1, Water Reuse


707.1.1 Water Reuse. Where collected water is to be treated to potable water standards, it shall be installed in accordance with section 701.1.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-64: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.2, Potable Water Connections


707.2 Potable Water Connections. Where a potable system is connected to a rainwater collection and conveyance system, the potable water supply shall be protected against backflow in accordance with section 603 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-65: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.10, Trenching Requirements, Including Deleting One Of The Exceptions


707.10 Trenching Requirements. All water service piping, including piping containing reclaimed water, shall be separated from the building sewer by five feet (5') of undisturbed or compacted earth. Pressurized, buried reclaimed water piping shall be separated from potable water piping underground by ten feet (10') of undisturbed or compacted earth in accordance with section 1618(C) of the Idaho State Plumbing Code. Reclaimed water service pipes shall not be located in, under or above cesspools, septic tanks, septic tank drainage fields or seepage pits. Buried reclaimed water piping shall comply with the requirements of section 315 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code for trenching, excavation and backfill.

Exceptions:

1. The required separation distance shall not apply where the bottom of the water service pipe within five feet (5') of the sewer is a minimum of twelve inches (12") above the top of the highest point of the sewer and the pipe materials shall comply with the Idaho State Plumbing Code for such applications.

2. Water service pipe is permitted to be located in the same trench with a building sewer, provided such sewer is constructed of materials that comply with the Idaho State Plumbing Code for such installations.

3. Irrigation piping located outside of a building and downstream of the backflow preventer is not required to meet the trenching requirements where rainwater is used for outdoor applications.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-66: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.1.1, Potable Water Applications


707.11.1.1 Potable Water Applications. Where collected water is to be treated to potable water standards, it shall be installed in accordance with section 701.1.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-67: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.3.1, Slope


707.11.3.1 Slope. Roof gutters, leaders, and rainwater collection piping shall slope continuously toward collection inlets. Gutters and downspouts shall have a slope of not less than one unit in sixteen (16) units along their entire length, and shall not permit the collection or pooling of water at any point.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-68: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.3.2, Size


707.11.3.2 Size. Gutters and downspouts shall be installed and sized in accordance with section 1106.3 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-69: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.4.2, Size


707.11.4.2 Size. Collection piping conveying rainwater from collection surfaces shall be sized in accordance with chapter 11 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code and local rainfall rates.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-70: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.7.4, Overflow


707.11.7.4 Overflow. The storage tank shall be equipped with an overflow pipe having the same or larger area as the sum of the areas of all tank inlet pipes. The overflow pipe shall be protected from insects or vermin and the discharge from such pipe shall be disposed of in a manner consistent with stormwater runoff requirements of the jurisdiction. The overflow pipe shall discharge at a sufficient distance from the tank to avoid damaging the tank foundation or the adjacent property. The overflow drain shall not be equipped with a shutoff valve. A minimum of one cleanout shall be provided on each overflow pipe in accordance with section 719 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-71: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.11.1, Water Pressure Reducing Valve Or Regulator


707.11.11.1 Water Pressure Reducing Valve Or Regulator. Where the rainwater pressure supplied by the pumping system exceeds eighty (80) psi static, a pressure reducing valve shall be installed to reduce the pressure in the rainwater distribution system piping to eighty (80) psi static or less. Pressure reducing valves shall be specified and installed in accordance with section 608.2 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-72: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.11.12.4, Marking, Including Deleting The Exception


707.11.12.4 Marking. All nonpotable rainwater distribution piping shall be marked in accordance with sections 1617 and 1619 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-73: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.12.1, Drainage And Vent Tests


707.12.1 Drainage And Vent Tests. The testing of rainwater collection piping, overflow piping, vent piping and storage tank drains shall be conducted in accordance with section 712 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-74: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.12.2, Drainage And Vent Final Test


707.12.2 Drainage And Vent Final Test. A final test shall be applied to the rainwater collection piping, overflow piping, storage tank, and tank vent piping in accordance with section 1605 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-75: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.12.3, Water Supply System Test


707.12.3 Water Supply System Test. The testing of makeup water supply piping and rainwater distribution piping shall be conducted in accordance with section 609 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-76: Igcc Amendment, Section 707.12.4, Inspection And Testing Of Backflow Prevention Assemblies


707.12.4 Inspection And Testing Of Backflow Prevention Assemblies. The testing of backflow preventers and backwater valves shall be conducted in accordance with section 603 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-77: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 708.1.1, Gray Water Systems


708.1.1 Gray Water Systems. Jurisdiction of gray water systems shall be governed in accordance with sections 707.1.1 and 707.1.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-78: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.3, Potable Water Connections


708.3 Potable Water Connections. Where a potable water system is connected to a gray water system, the potable water supply shall be protected against backflow in accordance with section 602.3 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-79: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.5.1, Gray Water Systems For Landscape Irrigation Is Deleted


708.5.1 Gray Water Systems For Landscaping Irrigation. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-80: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.6, Applications Is Deleted


708.6 Applications. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-81: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.10, Trenching Requirements, Including Deleting Exceptions 3, 4, 5, And 6


708.10 Trenching Requirements. All water service piping, including piping containing gray water, shall be separated from the building sewer by five feet (5') of undisturbed or compacted earth. Pressurized reclaimed water piping shall be separated from potable water piping underground by ten feet (10') of undisturbed or compacted earth in accordance with section 1618(C) of the Idaho State Plumbing Code. Nonpotable water service pipes shall not be located in, under or above cesspools, septic tanks, septic tank drainage fields or seepage pits. Buried gray water piping shall comply with the requirements of section 315 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code for trenching, excavation and backfill.

Exceptions:

1. The required separation distance shall not apply where the bottom of the gray water service pipe within five feet (5') of the sewer is not less than twelve inches (12") above the top of the highest point of the sewer and the pipe materials comply with the requirements of the Idaho State Plumbing Code for such applications.

2. The required separation distance shall not apply where the bottom of the potable water service pipe within five feet (5') (1524 mm) of the gray water pipe is not less than twelve inches (12") above the top of the highest point of the gray water pipe and the pipe materials comply with the requirements of the Idaho State Plumbing Code for such applications.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-82: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.11, System Abandonment Is Deleted


708.11 System Abandonment. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-83: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.12, Gray Water Systems


708.12 Gray Water Systems. The design of the gray water system shall conform to accepted engineering practice and section 701.1.1.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-84: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.12.6, Storage Tank And All Subsections 708.12.6.1 Through 708.12.6.10 Are Deleted


708.12.6 Storage Tank. Deleted and all subsections 708.12.6.1 through 708.12.6.10 deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-85: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.12.8, Vent Piping Is Deleted


708.12.8 Vent Piping. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-86: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.12.9.3, Water Pressure Reducing Valve Or Regulator


708.12.9.3 Water Pressure Reducing Valve Or Regulator. Where the gray water pressure supplied by the pumping system exceeds eighty (80) psi static, a pressure reducing valve shall be installed to reduce the pressure in the gray water distribution system piping to eighty (80) psi static or less. Pressure reducing valves shall be specified and installed in accordance with section 608.2 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-87: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.12.10.4, Marking, Including Deleting The Exception


708.12.10.4 Marking. All gray water distribution piping shall be marked in accordance with sections 1617 and 1619 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-88: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13, Tests And Inspections


708.13 Tests And Inspections. Tests and inspections shall be performed in accordance with sections 708.13.1 through 708.13.5.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-89: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.1, Drainage And Vent Test


708.13.1 Drainage And Vent Test. A pressure test shall be applied to the gray water collection piping, overflow piping, storage tank drainage piping and tank vent piping in accordance with section 712 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-90: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.2, Drainage And Vent Final Test


708.13.2 Drainage And Vent Final Test. A final test shall be applied to the gray water collection piping, overflow piping, and tank vent piping in accordance with section 712 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-91: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.3, Water Supply System Test


708.13.3 Water Supply System Test. The testing of makeup water supply piping and rainwater distribution piping shall be conducted in accordance with section 609.4 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-92: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.4, Inspection And Testing Of Backflow Prevention Assemblies


708.13.4 Inspection And Testing Of Backflow Prevention Assemblies. The testing of backflow preventers and backwater valves shall be conducted in accordance with section 603 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-93: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.6, Storage Tank Tests Is Deleted


708.13.6 Storage Tank Tests. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-94: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.7, Supply Pressure Test Is Deleted


708.13.7 Supply Pressure Test. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-95: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.13.8, Water Quality Test Is Deleted


708.13.8 Water Quality Test. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-96: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.14, Subsurface Gray Water Irrigation Systems


708.14 Subsurface Gray Water Irrigation Systems. Subsurface gray water irrigation systems, where provided in accordance with section 404.1.1, shall be in accordance with sections 701.1.1 and 701.1.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-97: Igcc Amendment, Section 708.14, Subsurface Gray Water Irrigation Systems, All Subsections 708.14.1 Through 708.14.6 Are Deleted


708.14 Subsurface Gray Water Irrigation Systems. All subsections 708.14.1 through 708.14.6 deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-98: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 709.1.1, Reclaimed Water Systems


709.1.1 Reclaimed Water Systems. All planning, design and operation of reuse facilities shall be in accordance with section 701.1.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-99: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.3, Potable Water Connections


709.3 Potable Water Connections. Connections between a reclaimed water system and a potable water system shall be protected against backflow in accordance with section 603 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-100: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.5.1, Reclaimed Water For Landscape Irrigation, Including The Exception, Is Deleted


709.5.1 Reclaimed Water For Landscape Irrigation. Deleted, including the exception.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-101: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.7, Water Pressure Reducing Valve Or Regulator


709.7 Water Pressure Reducing Valve Or Regulator. Where the reclaimed water pressure supplied to the building exceeds eighty (80) psi static, a pressure reducing valve shall be installed to reduce the pressure in the reclaimed water distribution system piping to eighty (80) psi static or less. Pressure reducing valves shall be specified and installed in accordance with section 608 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-102: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.8, Trenching Requirements, Including Deleting All The Exceptions


709.8 Trenching Requirements. All water service piping, including piping containing reclaimed water, shall be separated from the building sewer by five feet (5') of undisturbed or compacted earth. Pressurized reclaimed water piping shall be separated from potable water piping underground by ten feet (10') of undisturbed or compacted earth in accordance with section 1618(C) of the Idaho State Plumbing Code. Reclaimed water service pipes shall not be located in, under or above cesspools, septic tanks, septic tank drainage fields or seepage pits. Buried reclaimed water piping shall comply with the requirements of section 315 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code for trenching, excavation and backfill.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-103: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.9, Reclaimed Water Systems


709.9 Reclaimed Water Systems. All planning, design and operation of reuse facilities shall be in accordance with sections 701.1.1 and 701.1.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-104: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.9.1.4, Marking, Including Deleting The Exception


709.9.1.4 Marking. All reclaimed water distribution piping shall be marked in accordance with sections 1617 and 1619 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-105: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.10, Tests And Inspections


709.10 Tests And Inspections. Tests and inspections shall be performed in accordance with section 1620 of the Idaho State Plumbing Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-106: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.10.1, Water Supply System Test Is Deleted


709.10.1 Water Supply System Test. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-107: Igcc Amendment, Section 709.10.2, Inspection And Testing Of Backflow Prevention Assemblies Is Deleted


709.10.2 Inspection And Testing Of Backflow Prevention Assemblies. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-108: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 902.1.4, Qualifications


902.1.4 Qualifications. Personnel employed by an approved agency shall demonstrate competence, qualifications and experience. This includes having certifications such as from AABC Commissioning Group (ACG), American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE), Building Commissioning Association (BCXA) or equivalent. Professional engineers conducting commissioning shall be licensed with the State of Idaho in the applicable discipline for the type of work being commissioned. Documentation outlining experience and copies of certifications or licenses shall be provided to the Code official.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-109: Igcc Amendment, Section 903.1, General


903.1 General. Where application is made for construction as described in this section, the registered design professional in responsible charge or approved agency shall perform commissioning during construction and after occupancy as required by table 903.1. Where table 903.1 specifies that commissioning is to be done on a periodic basis, the registered design professional in responsible charge shall provide a schedule of periodic commissioning with the submittal documents that shall be reviewed and approved by the Code official.

The approved agency shall be qualified and shall demonstrate competence, to the satisfaction of the Code official, for the commissioning of the particular type of construction or operation. The registered design professional in responsible charge and engineers independent from the design of the project are permitted to act as the approved agency provided those personnel meet the qualification requirements of this section and section 902 to the satisfaction of the Code official. The approved agency shall provide written documentation to the Code official demonstrating competence and relevant experience or training. Experience or training shall be considered relevant where the documented experience or training is related in complexity to the same type of commissioning activities for projects of similar complexity and material qualities.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-110: Igcc Amendment, Section 903.1.1, Preoccupancy Report Requirement


903.1.1 Preoccupancy Report Requirement. The approved agency shall keep records of the commissioning required by table 903.1. The approved agency shall furnish commissioning reports to the owner and the registered design professional in responsible charge and, upon request, to the Code official. Reports shall indicate that work was or was not completed in conformance to approved construction documents. Discrepancies shall be brought to the immediate attention of the contractor for correction. Where discrepancies are not corrected, they shall be brought to the attention of the owner, Code official and to the registered design professional in responsible charge prior to the completion of that phase of the work. Prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy, a preoccupancy commissioning report shall be submitted to and accepted by the Code official.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-111: Igcc Amendment, Section 903.1.2, Final Commissioning Report Requirement


903.1.2 Final Commissioning Report Requirement. Commissioning shall occur as specified in the applicable sections of this Code whether preoccupancy or post-occupancy. A final commissioning report shall be provided to the owner within twelve (12) months after the Certificate of Occupancy is issued for the project and shall be made available to the Code official upon request.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-112: Igcc Amendment, Table 903.1, Commissioning Plan


Table 903.1 is amended to read as follows:

TABLE 903.1
COMMISSIONING PLAN

Construction Or System Requiring Verification Preoccupancy Method Occurrence Section/
Referenced Standard
Chapter 4. Site Development And Land Use
Inventory and assessment of natural resources and baseline conditions of building site X Report With permit submittal 401.2
Landscape irrigation systems X Field inspection Installation or at final inspection 404.1
Stormwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) including required appendices X SWPPP report With permit submittal; during construction 405.1.1
Topsoil and vegetation protection measures; setbacks from protected areas X In SWPPP (appendix) report and field inspection With permit submittal; installation of measures, prior to other site disturbance 405.1.1, 405.2
Imported soils X Field inspection and geotechnical report With permit submittal; after all fill operations are complete 405.1.3
Soil restoration and reuse X In SWPPP (appendix) report and field inspection With permit submittal; preparation and replacement of soils 405.1.1, 405.1.4
Invasive species management X In SWPPP (appendix) report and field inspection With permit submittal; prior to site disturbance; during landscaping of site 405.1.1, 405.2.2
Stormwater management system operation X Report and field inspection With permit submittal; installation prior to occupancy 403.1
Erosion and sediment control X In SWPPP report and field inspection With permit submittal; site prep inspection, general inspections during construction activities; site final inspection prior to occupancy 405.1.1
Building site waste management X In SWPPP (appendix) report and field inspection With permit submittal; during construction 405.1.1, 406.1
Hardscape and shading provided by structures and vegetation X Report and field inspection With permit submittal; during construction and installation 408.2
Roof coverings- solar reflectance and thermal emittance-where structures provide shade to parking X Report and field inspection With permit submittal; installation or at final inspection 408.3
Vegetative roofs X Field inspection and report At installation of protective membranes, base materials, soils and vegetation 408.3.2
Site lighting X Testing and report After installation or at final inspection 409
Chapter 5. Material Resource Conservation And Efficiency
Construction waste management X Report and field inspection With permit submittal or deferred until first inspection; during construction; at final inspection 503.1
Recycling areas for building occupants X Field inspection At final inspection 504.1
Storage space for lamps, batters and electronics X Field inspection At final inspection 504.2
Material selection or whole building life cycle assessment X Field inspection and report At installation or at final inspection 505
Lamp mercury content X Field inspection At final inspection 506
Building Envelope Moisture Control (Section 507.1)
Foundation subsoil drainage system X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for entire subsoil drainage system 507.1 and IBC ch. 18
Foundation waterproofing X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for entire foundation 507.1 and IBC ch. 18
Foundation dampproofing X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for entire foundation 507.1 and IBC ch. 18
Under slab water vapor protection X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for entire slab footprint 507.1, IBC ch. 19 and ASTME 1643
Flashing at: exterior windows, doors, skylights, wall flashing and drainage systems X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for not less than 25 percent of all flashing locations 507.1 and IBC ch. 14
Exterior wall coverings X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for not less than 25 percent of exterior wall cladding systems 507.1 and IBC ch. 14
Roof coverings, roof drainage and flashings X Field inspection and verification Periodic inspection for not less than 25 percent of roof covering, roof drainage and flashings 507.1 and IBC ch. 15
Chapter 6. Energy
Energy Consumption, Monitoring, Targeting And Reporting
Monitoring system X Inspection and verification with the RDP or approved agency During construction and prior to occupancy 603, 610.5
Calibration X Testing and review and evaluation or test reports with the RDP or approved agency During commissioning 603, 610.5
Mechanical Systems Completion-All Buildings
Air system balancing-provide the means for system balancing X Field inspection and verification During construction and prior to occupancy 611.1.2.1 and through reference to IECC
Hydronic system balancing-provide means for system balancing X Field inspection and verification During construction and prior to occupancy 611.1.2.2 and through reference to IECC
Mechanical system manuals-construction documents to require O&M manual X Verification of construction documents Plan review 611.1.5.2
Mechanical Systems-Buildings Over 5,000 Square Feet Total Building Floor Area
Commissioning required and noted in plans and specifications X Verification of construction documents Plan review 611.1
Documentation of required commissioning outcomes X Verification with the building owner Subsequent to completion of all commissioning activities 611.1
Preparation and availability of a commissioning plan X Verification with the RDP or approved agency Between plan review and commissioning initiation 611.1.1
Balance HVAC systems (both air and hydronic) X HVAC system installer/
contractor with approved agency
After installation of HVAC systems and prior to occupancy 611.1.2
Functional performance testing of HVAC equipment X HVAC system installer/
contractor with approved agency
After installation of HVAC systems and prior to occupancy 611.1.3
Functional performance testing of HVAC controls and control systems X HVAC system installer/
contractor with approved agency
After installation of HVAC systems and prior to occupancy 611.1.3.2
Preparation of preliminary commissioning report X HVAC system installer/
contractor with approved agency
Prior to occupancy 611.1.4
Acceptance of HVAC systems and equipment/system verification report X Field inspection verification; RDP and building owner Prior to occupancy or within 12 months after occupancy 611.1.4.1
Preparation and distribution of final HVAC system completion-documentation that construction documents require drawings, manuals, balancing reports and commissioning report be provided to the owner and that they have been provided X Field inspection verification; contractor/
installer, RDP or approved agency and building owner
Prior to occupancy or within 12 months after occupancy 611.1.5
Building renewal energy systems (solar photovoltaic systems, wind energy systems, solar water heating, and geothermal heating systems) X Field inspection verification and testing with system installer/
contractor and approved agency
After installation of systems and prior to occupancy or within 12 months after occupancy 610, 611.5
Lighting
Specified transformer nameplate efficiency rating X Field inspection At final inspection 608.8.1.1
Verification of lamp X Field inspection At final inspection 608.10
Verification of ballast X Field inspection At final inspection 608.10
Lighting Controls
Installation X Field inspection At final inspection 608.11
Calibration X System installer/
contractor with approved agency
At final inspection 611.3.3
Chapter 7. Water Resource Conservation, Quality And Efficiency
Appliances X Field inspection After installation and prior to occupancy 702.6
Hot water distribution X Field inspection At final inspection 702.8
Cooling tower performance X System installer/
contractor with approved agency
Prior to occupancy or within 12 months after occupancy 703.7.7
Metering X Field inspection At final inspection 705.1.1
Rainwater system water quality X Field testing and verification; report Prior to occupancy or within 12 months after occupancy 707.15.1
Gray water system water quality X Field testing and verification; report Prior to occupancy 708.13.8
Chapter 8. Indoor Environmental Quality And Comfort
Building Construction, Features, Operations And Maintenance Facilities
Air handling system access X Field inspection and verification; report During construction and prior to occupancy 802.2
Air handling system filters X Field inspection and verification; report During construction and prior to occupancy 802.3
Specific Indoor Air Quality And Pollutant Control Measures
Listing, installation and venting of fireplaces and combustion appliances X Field inspection and verification; report During construction and prior to occupancy 804.1
Daylighting X Field inspection and verification; report With permit submission; field inspection; report prior to occupancy 808.1
Appendix A. Project Electives
Project electives chosen from appendix A implemented into the design X Inspection and verification with the RDP or approved agency Prior to occupancy or within 12 months after occupancy Appendix A

RDP = Registered design professional in responsible charge (owner authorized agent).
Approved agency = Registered design professional in responsible charge, professional engineers independent from the design, Professional Commissioning Agency, or any combination thereof.

(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-113: Igcc Amendment, Section 1001.4, Existing Materials, Assemblies, Configurations And Systems


1001.4 Existing Materials, Assemblies, Configurations And Systems. Materials, assemblies, configurations and systems already in use that conform to the requirements or approvals in effect at the time of their erection or installation shall be permitted to remain in use.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-114: Igcc Amendment, Add Section 1001.5, New And Replacement Materials, Assemblies, Configurations And Systems


1001.5 New And Replacement Materials, Assemblies, Configurations And Systems. Except as otherwise required or permitted by this Code, materials, assemblies, configurations and systems permitted by the applicable Code for new construction shall be used. Like materials shall be permitted for repairs and alterations, provided no hazard to the environment, life, health or property is created. Hazardous materials shall not be used where the Code for new construction would not permit their use in a building of similar occupancy, purpose and location.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-115: Igcc Amendment, Section 1006.1, Deconstruction And Demolition Material And Waste Management Plan


1006.1 Deconstruction And Demolition Material And Waste Management Plan. Where buildings, structures or portions thereof are deconstructed or demolished, a minimum of thirty five percent (35%) of materials shall be diverted from landfills. A Construction Material and Waste Management Plan shall be developed that is in accordance with section 503.1, that includes procedures for deconstruction, and that documents the total materials in buildings, structures and portions thereof to be deconstructed or demolished and the materials to be diverted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-116: Igcc Amendment, Section 1101.4.1, Existing Materials, Assemblies, Configurations And Systems


1101.4.1 Existing Materials, Assemblies, Configurations And Systems. Materials and systems already in use on a building site in compliance with the requirements or approvals in effect at the time of their installation shall be permitted to remain in use.

Existing buildings and site improvements located within or located closer to protected areas than permitted by section 402.1 but that are in compliance with the requirements or approvals in effect at the time of their installation shall be permitted to remain in use.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-117: Igcc Amendment, Section 1103.2, Changes To Hardscapes And Surface Vehicle Parking


1103.2 Changes To Hardscapes And Surface Vehicle Parking. Where existing hardscapes are altered, the alterations shall comply with the provisions of this Code, Boise Development Code section 11-07-05, and the Boise City stormwater management and discharge control ordinance.

Exceptions:

1. Existing hardscapes and vegetation are permitted to be replaced with materials shown in previously approved construction documents as allowed by the Boise Development Code section 11-07-05.

2. Where existing vehicle surface parking lots are altered without changing parking space configuration or increasing the number of parking spaces, the altered parking lot shall not be required to comply with section 407.4.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-118: Igcc Amendment, Section 1104.2, Building Site Improvements


1104.2 Building Site Improvements. Where a change in occupancy results in an increase in the occupant load of the building, bicycle parking shall comply with the following:

1. Short term bicycle parking spaces shall be provided in accordance with section 407.3 equivalent to a new building of the new occupancy.

2. Where the existing building and building site have parking for motorized vehicles, long term bicycle parking shall be provided in accordance with section 407.3 equivalent to a new building of the new occupancy.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-119: Igcc Amendment, chapter 12, Referenced Standards


The following referenced standard shall be amended as follows:

ICC-700-2012. National Green Building Standard 101.3.1, 302.1, table 302.1.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-120: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A102.2, Required Number Of And Selection Of Project Electives


A102.2 Required Number Of And Selection Of Project Electives. Each project constructed in the jurisdiction shall be required to comply with a minimum of three (3) electives from not less than two (2) of the categorized tables noted as tables A104, A105, A106, A107 and A108. Electives shall be selected by the owner from the applicable tables chosen. Selected project electives shall be applied as mandatory requirements for the project. Selected project electives shall be communicated to the Code official by means of checking the appropriate boxes in the tables and providing a copy of the tables, or by inclusion of a list of selected project electives, with the construction documents.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-121: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Table A104, Site Project Electives


The following additional elective option shall be added to table A104:

TABLE A104
SITE PROJECT ELECTIVES

Section Description Minimum Number
Of Electives Required
And Electives Selected
409 Site lighting .Yes .No

(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-122: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A104.7, Changing And Shower Facilities Project Elective


A104.7 Changing And Shower Facilities Project Elective. Where a new building requires less than ten (10) bicycle parking spaces per Boise Development Code section 11-07-03, providing changing and shower facilities in accordance with section 407.2 shall be recognized as a project elective.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-123: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A104.8, Long Term Bicycle Parking And Storage Project Elective, Including Deleting Item 3


A104.8 Long Term Bicycle Parking And Storage Project Elective. The development of a new building and associated site improvements where additional long term bicycle parking is provided in accordance with all of the following shall be recognized as a single project elective:

1. Provide long term bicycle parking that is twice the number of parking spaces required by the Boise Development Code section 11-07-03; and

2. Provide spaces in accordance with section 407.3.2.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-124: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Table A106, Energy Conservation And Efficiency


The following additional elective option shall be added to table A106:

TABLE A106
ENERGY CONSERVATION AND EFFICIENCY

Section Description Minimum Number Of Electives Required And Electives Selected
610 Building renewable energy systems (choose method):
.Solar photovoltaic systems (610.2)
.Wind energy systems (610.3)
.Solar water heating equipment (610.4)
.Geothermal heating system (610.5)
.Yes .No

(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-125: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.3, Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Outdoor Hose Connections Project Elective Is Deleted


Appendix A, A107.3 Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Outdoor Hose Connections Project Elective. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-126: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.3.1, Signage Is Deleted


Appendix A, A107.3.1 Signage. Deleted.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-127: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Table A107, Water Resource Conservation And Efficiency, The Row With Section A107.3 And A Description Of Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Outdoor Hose Connections Is Deleted From The Table


Appendix A, Table A107 Water Resource Conservation And Efficiency, The Row With Section A107.3 And A Description Of Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Outdoor Hose Connections. Deleted from the table.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-128: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.4, Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Plumbing Fixture Flushing Water Project Elective


A107.4 Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Plumbing Fixture Flushing Water Project Elective. Where projects are intended to qualify for an alternate on site nonpotable water for plumbing fixture flushing project elective in accordance with section A107.4, nonpotable water shall be used for flushing water closets and urinals. The design of any water reuse system shall be in accordance with section 701.1.2 of this Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-129: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.5.2, Source Volume Indication


A107.5.2 Source Volume Indication. All buildings utilizing reclaimed water supply for the purpose of building fire protection shall be equipped with a device that indicates the volume of nonpotable water contained in the collection reservoir. The indicator shall be approved and shall be in compliance with NFPA 72.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-130: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.5.3, Quality Of Water Used For Fire Suppression


A107.5.3 Quality Of Water Used For Fire Suppression. The required quality and treatment of the nonpotable water stored and used for fire suppression shall be determined by the authority(s) having jurisdiction. Recycled or reclaimed water used in a sprinkler system shall include an annual water analysis to determine if contaminants exist in the reclaimed water and that these contaminants will not adversely affect fire sprinkler system components or the expected reasonable life of the fire sprinkler system. A copy of the completed water analysis shall be maintained on site by the building owner and available upon request by the Fire Code official.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-131: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.7, Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Industrial Process Makeup Water Project Elective


A107.7 Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Industrial Process Makeup Water Project Elective. Where projects are intended to qualify for an alternate on site nonpotable water for industrial process makeup water project elective in accordance with section A107.7, industrial processes requiring makeup water shall utilize nonpotable water except where the process requires potable water for proper functioning. The design of any water reuse system shall be in accordance with section 701.1.2 of this Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)

9-13-132: Igcc Amendment, Appendix A, Section A107.8, Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Cooling Tower Makeup Water Project Elective


A107.8 Alternate On Site Nonpotable Water For Cooling Tower Makeup Water Project Elective. Where projects are intended to qualify for an alternate on site nonpotable water for cooling tower makeup water project elective in accordance with section A107.7, nonpotable water shall be utilized for cooling tower makeup water in accordance with the requirements of section 706.3. The design of any water reuse system shall be in accordance with section 701.1.2 of this Code.
(Ord. 33-15, 8-11-2015)