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8/5/2014 1:24:00 PM
Camp Verde building codes up for council approval Wednesday

Bill Helm

CAMP VERDE - Last October, the Town's Building Safety Department held the first of 15 public meetings to update the 2012 International Building Codes.

Wednesday, Town Council will consider approving Ordinance 2014-A401, adopting the 2012 International Code Council Codes, including the building codes. Connected with the ordinance, council may also approve Resolution 2014-926.

The Building Safety Department had amended one of the 11 codes, according to Robert Foreman, Town building official and safety officer. The International Energy Conservation Code was amended "to fit the culture of the Verde Valley."

"There's been a lot of public input, council input as well," Foreman says. "We think it's a good product. Pretty sure contractors will be supportive of the codes."

The rest of the 2012 International Building Codes are the International Residential Code, International Building Code, International Fire Code, National Electrical Code, International Fuel and Gas Code, International Mechanical Code, International Plumbing Code, International Existing Building Code, International Property Maintenance Code and International Swimming Pool and Spa Code.

According to Foreman, building codes make buildings safer, more efficient, more durable, and leave the door open for new technologies and research and design. For more information on building codes, visit the International Code Council's website at or visit the Town's building safety page at

Also on Wednesday, council will discuss and possibly approve the framework and selection process for the Verde Valley Advisory Council to the Yavapai College District Board. Council will also consider approving Resolution 2014-927, authorizing the Camp Verde Historical Society to plan for the community's Sesquicentennial celebration in 2015.

Wednesday's regular session will be held at 6:30 p.m. in council chambers, 473 S. Main St. #106. A copy of Wednesday's agenda is available at:

At 5 p.m. on Aug. 13, council will hold a joint work session at with the Planning and Zoning Commission to discuss progress on the General Plan. In June, the commission reached consensus on Character Areas portion of the plan's Land Use element. According to Community Development Director Mike Jenkins, commission and Town staff need to finish writing the element's introduction, goals and objectives, and implementation strategies before the element can be considered complete.

Jenkins also says that public participation will be important to completing the element.

"Some members of the sub-committee are also good with that," Jenkins says. "I hope they take an active role with this."

Land Use is one of the General Plan's 10 elements.

Council has also scheduled a Wednesday, Aug. 27 work session at 5:30 p.m.

-- Follow Bill Helm on Twitter @BillHelm42 and Instagram @VerdeValleyNews

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