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RJW/fm <br />12/28/82 <br /> <br />ORDINANCE NO. NS- 1673 <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA AMEND- <br />ING SECTIONS 8-2003, 8-2006 and 8-2007 OF, AND <br />ADDING SECTIONS 8-2003.1, 8-2003.5 AND 8-2004.1 <br />TO, ARTICLE XI OF CHAPTER 8 OF THE SANTA ANA <br />MUNICIPAL CODE, RELATING TO EARTHQUAKE HAZARD <br />REDUCTION IN EXISTING BUILDINGS <br /> <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DOES <br />ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br />SECTION 1: That Section 8-2002 of the Santa Ana Municipal <br />Code, is hereby amended to read as follows: <br /> <br />Sec. 8-2002. DEFINITIONS <br /> <br /> For the purpose of this article, the following <br />terms shall be construed as follows: <br /> <br /> (a) ABBREVIATIONS: Ail numbers, letters, symbols, <br />abbreviations and words used in this article, which are not <br />otherwise defined herein, shall have those meanings ascribed <br />to them as found in Chapter 23 of the Uniform Building Code. <br /> <br /> (b) BUILDING: Any structure used or intended for <br />supporting or sheltering any use or occupancy. <br /> <br /> (c) DEPARTMENT: The Department of Planning and Develop- <br />ment Services. <br /> <br /> (d) DIRECTOR: The Director of the Department of <br />Planning and Development Services or his designated represen- <br />tative. <br /> <br /> (e) ESSENTIAL BUILDING: Any structure or building <br />which is used for emergency purposes after an earthquake in <br />order to preserve the peace, health and safety of the general <br />public. Such facilities shall include the following: hospitals <br />and other medical facilities having surgery or emergency <br />treatment areas; fire and police stations; municipal govern- <br />ment disaster operation centers; and public utility and <br />com~unication buildings deemed to be vital in emergencies. <br /> <br /> (f) HIGH RISK BUILDING: Any building, other than an <br />essential building, having an occupant load of one hundred <br />(100) occupants or more as determined pursuant to Table <br />No. 33-A of Chapter 33 of the Uniform Building Code. <br /> <br /> EXCEPTION: A high risk building shall not include <br />the following: <br /> <br /> <br />