041-1 Wyo. Code R. § 1-3 - Definitions

Current through April 9, 2022

(a) "Building Code" means the International Building Code, as adopted by the Council. The provisions of this code shall apply to the construction, alteration, moving, demolition, repair, maintenance and use of any building or structure within this jurisdiction.
(b) "Design Professional" is an architect or engineer, registered or licensed to practice architecture or engineering, as defined by statutory requirements of the professional registration laws of the state of Wyoming.
(c) "Factory built housing" means manufactured homes or mobile homes.
(d) "Fire Code" means the International Fire Code, as adopted by the Council. The provisions of this code prescribe regulations consistent with nationally recognized good practice for the safeguarding, to a reasonable degree, of life and property from hazards of fire, explosions, and dangerous conditions arising from the storage and handling and use of hazardous materials and devices, and from conditions hazardous to life or property in the use or occupancy of buildings or premises and provisions to assist emergency response personnel.
(e) "General Plan Review Correction List" means a detailed report that lists the code deficiencies noted during the plan review process that may need to be corrected and resubmitted. This list is also referred to as "Review Comments".
(f) "HUD Code" means the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act, 42 U.S.C. Sec. 5401 et seq.
(g) "Mechanical Code" means the International Mechanical Code, as adopted by the Council. The provisions of this code shall apply to the erection, installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to, use or maintenance in the state of any heating, ventilating, cooling, refrigeration systems, incinerators or other miscellaneous heat-producing appliances.
(h) "Mobile home" means a transportable factory built housing unit built on or before June 15, 1976, in accordance with a state mobile home code which existed prior to the Federal Manufactured Housing and Safety Standards Act (HUD Code).
(i) "Nationally Recognized Standards" means standards that are generally accepted as reliable or authoritative.
(j) "Owner" means the person holding legal title to a building or real property.
(k) "Participant Sports Area" as referenced in the International Building Code shall include the playing area and the area surrounding the playing area, provided the occupants of the surrounding area are associated with the participant, and the total occupant load of the building is less than 50 and the building contains no other occupancies or uses.
(l) "Permanent Power" means an electrical service that has been installed to provide power in or on a building, mobile home and premises.
(m) "Plans" means a submittal including drawings or diagrams, calculations, design professional's seal or letter of approval, cut sheets (material specifications), technical specifications and any other design documents as needed, showing the arrangement in horizontal section of a building or aboveground flammable or combustible storage tank, which may include details of foundations, structural components, framing, plumbing, mechanical, electrical systems and fire protection systems.
(n) "Plan Review Packet" means the packet of printed material that contains detailed information for the plan submitter, detailing specific required information related to the proposed project and a schedule of plan review fees based on the valuation of the project.
(o) "Preliminary Review" means a discussion or procedure leading to the final review of submitted plans.
(p) "Public Building" means a building intended for access by the general public.
(q) "Remodeling" includes repairing, altering or adding to a building or its electrical system.
(r) "Temporary Power" means an electrical service that has been installed to provide power during construction or remodeling and will be removed after permanent power is installed.
(s) "Valuation" of a building shall be the estimated cost to replace the building or structure in kind, based on current replacement costs including materials and labor. Valuation may also refer to the estimated construction cost of a system of building components only, such as a "fire protection sprinkler system" or "fire alarm system".


041-1 Wyo. Code R. § 1-3

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