HEALTH AND SAFETY
IDAHO BUILDING CODE ACT
39-4105. Definitions. As used in this chapter, the terms defined in this section shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates another meaning. Where terms are not defined in this chapter and are defined in the currently adopted International Building Code published by the International Code Council, such terms shall have the meanings ascribed to them in that code:
(1) "Administrator" means the administrator of the division of building safety for the state of Idaho.
(2) "Board" means the Idaho building code board, herein created.
(3) "Building inspector" means a person who inspects buildings or structures for compliance with the provisions of this chapter.
(4) "Construction" means the erection, fabrication, reconstruction, demolition, alteration, conversion, or repair of a building, or the installation of equipment therein normally a part of the structure.
(5) "Division" means the state of Idaho division of building safety.
(6) "International Fire Code" means the International Fire Code as published by the International Code Council.
(7) "Local government" means any city or county of this state.
(8) "Manufactured home" means a structure, constructed after June 15, 1976, in accordance with the HUD manufactured home construction and safety standards, and is transportable in one (1) or more sections, which, in the traveling mode, is eight (8) body feet or more in width or is forty (40) body feet or more in length, or when erected on site, is three hundred twenty (320) or more square feet, and which is built on a permanent chassis and designed to be used as a dwelling with or without a permanent foundation when connected to the required utilities, and includes the plumbing, heating, air conditioning, and electrical systems contained therein, except that such term shall include any structure which meets all the requirements of this subsection except the size requirements and with respect to which the manufacturer voluntarily files a certification required by the secretary of housing and urban development and complies with the standards established under 42 U.S.C. section 5401 et seq.
(9) "Mobile home" means a factory-assembled structure or structures generally constructed prior to June 15, 1976, and equipped with the necessary service connections and made so as to be readily movable as a unit or units on their own running gear and designed to be used as a dwelling unit or units with or without a permanent foundation.
(10) "Telecommunications facilities" means all wires, cables, equipment, apparatus or other installations necessary to furnish service, by which there is accomplished or may be accomplished, the sending or receiving of information, data, message writing signs, signals, pictures, and sounds of all kinds, by aid of such wires, cables, equipment, apparatus or other installations, but shall not include the habitable structure in which such telecommunications facilities are housed.
[39-4105, added 1975, ch. 180, sec. 2, p. 486; am. 1976, ch. 129, sec. 1, p. 488; am. 1983, ch. 153, sec. 2, p. 408; am. 1986, ch. 30, sec. 1, p. 85; am. 1992, ch. 197, sec. 1, p. 609; am. 1995, ch. 267, sec. 9, p. 859; am. 1996, ch. 421, sec. 27, p. 1423; am. 2002, ch. 345, sec. 7, p. 966; am. 2004, ch. 250, sec. 2, p. 717; am. 2007, ch. 252, sec. 2, p. 738.]