The following code, as amended, added to or excepted in this chapter, together with all amendments and additions provided in this title, are adopted and shall be applicable within the city of Bellevue:
A. International Existing Building Code.
1. Code Adoption. The 2018 Edition of the International Existing Building Code published by the International Code Council, as adopted and amended by the State Building Code Council in Chapter 51-50 WAC, including Appendix A, “Guidelines for the Seismic Retrofit of Existing Buildings,” shall be applicable within the city, as amended, added to and excepted in this chapter. The provisions of the International Existing Building Code shall be applied to the repair, alteration, change of occupancy, addition and relocation of existing buildings. (Ord. 6531 § 7, 2020; Ord. 6291 § 7, 2016.)