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Yes, the minimum opening shall have a minimum net clear opening of 5.7 square feet. Also, the window is required to have a maximum height of 44” from finish floor to the window sill plate. (2009 IRC Code, Section R310.1 & R310.1.1)
What are the requirements for window wells?
The minimum horizontal area of the window well shall be 9 square feet, with a minimum horizontal projection and width of 36 inches. If the depth of the window well is greater than 44 inches the well shall be equipped with a ladder or steps usable with the window fully open. (2009 IRC Code, Section R310.2 & 310.2.1)*
Manufactured homes are considered single-family dwellings under the City of Blair’s Zoning Ordinance and are allowed in any zoning district where single-family dwellings are permitted. However, some subdivisions are governed by covenants that may not permit manufactured homes. (MC Section 9-109)
Does the city have any other requirements regarding manufactured homes?
Yes, the city requires that manufactured homes have at least 900 square feet of floor area, at least an 18 foot exterior width, a roof pitch with a minimum vertical rise of 2.5 inches for each 12 inches of horizontal run, a non-reflective roof material, an exterior material similar to surrounding residences, roof eaves of at least 12 inches, meter service equipment permanently attached, and wheels, axles, transporting lights, and towing apparatus removed. (MC Section 9-110)
Can I add a garage to a manufactured home?
Additions and alterations are allowed on manufactured homes as long as they meet the requirements of Municipal Code Section 9-111, including an architect or engineers certification for additions affecting the home’s original roof. (MC Section 9-111)
2. Based on the number of specific items involved with the permit, such as number of electrical receptacles, number of bathrooms, number of furnaces.
3. A flat fee for specific types of projects, such a roofing, siding or new sidewalk.
Most building permits also have a deposit ($50, $200 or $500) which is refunded once the project is completed and has passed the final inspection.
Contact the Building Department (402.426.4191) for specific fee information.
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