Register August 2017 No. 740
Chapter SPS 361
Subchapter I — Scope and Application
SPS 361.01   Purpose of code.
SPS 361.02   Scope.
SPS 361.03   Application.
SPS 361.04   Definitions.
SPS 361.05   Adoption of the International Codes.
SPS 361.06   Fees.
Subchapter II — Responsibilities, Appeals, Petitions and Penalties
SPS 361.20   Responsibilities.
SPS 361.21   Appeals.
SPS 361.22   Petition for variance.
SPS 361.23   Penalties.
Subchapter III — Plan Review and Related Functions
SPS 361.295   Administrative coordination.
SPS 361.30   Plan review and approval.
SPS 361.31   Plans.
SPS 361.32   Permission to start construction.
SPS 361.33   Evidence of plan approval.
SPS 361.35   Revocation of approval.
SPS 361.36   Expiration of plan approval and extension of plan approval.
SPS 361.37   Department limitation.
SPS 361.39   Registration of cross connection control assemblies.
Subchapter IV — Supervision and Inspections
SPS 361.40   Supervision.
SPS 361.41   Inspections.
Subchapter V — Product and Standard Review and Approval
SPS 361.50   Building product approvals.
SPS 361.51   Alternate standards.
Subchapter VI — First Class City and Certified Municipality Approvals
SPS 361.60   Certified municipalities and counties.
SPS 361.61   Appointed agents.
Ch. SPS 361 Note Note: Chapters Comm 50 to 64 and Appendices A and B as they existed on June 30, 2002 were repealed and new chapters Comm 61 to 65 and Appendix A and B were created effective July 1, 2002. Chapter Comm 61 was renumbered chapter SPS 361 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register December 2011 No. 672.
subch. I of ch. SPS 361 Subchapter I — Scope and Application
SPS 361.01 SPS 361.01Purpose of code. Pursuant to various statutory provisions under subch. I of ch. 101, Stats., the purpose of this code is to protect the health, safety and welfare of the public and employees by establishing minimum standards for the design, construction, maintenance and inspection of public buildings, including multifamily dwellings, and places of employment.
SPS 361.01 History History: CR 00-179: cr. Register December 2001 No. 552, eff. 7-1-02.
SPS 361.02 SPS 361.02Scope.
SPS 361.02(1) (1) Except as provided in subs. (2) and (3), this code applies to all public buildings and places of employment.
SPS 361.02 Note Note: “Place of employment" is defined under s. 101.01 (11), Stats.
SPS 361.02 Note Note: “Public building" is defined under s. 101.01 (12), Stats.
SPS 361.02(2) (2) This code does not apply to buildings or situations listed under the exclusions in s. 101.01 (11) and (12), Stats., or under the exemptions in s. 101.05, Stats.
SPS 361.02(3) (3) This code does not apply to all of the following types of buildings, structures or situations:
SPS 361.02(3)(a) (a) A temporary building or structure used exclusively for construction purposes, not exceeding 2 stories in height, and not used as living quarters.
SPS 361.02(3)(b)1.1. Buildings or structures located on Indian reservation land that are held either in trust by the United States, or in fee by the tribe or a tribal member.
SPS 361.02(3)(b)2. 2. Buildings or structures which are located on off-reservation Indian land that is held in trust by the United States — and which are held either in trust by the United States, or in fee by the tribe or a tribal member.
SPS 361.02(3)(c) (c) Buildings and portions of buildings that are exempted by federal statutes or treaties.
SPS 361.02(3)(d) (d) Portions of buildings leased to the federal government provided all of the following conditions are met:
SPS 361.02(3)(d)1. 1. A statement is recorded with the register of deeds that describes the steps necessary for compliance to this code if the space is converted to a nonexempt use.
SPS 361.02(3)(d)2. 2. The statement recorded with the register of deeds is recorded in a manner that will permit the existence of the statement to be determined by reference to the property where the building is located.
SPS 361.02(3)(d)3. 3. The owner of the building submits a copy of the recorded document to the department or its authorized representative.
SPS 361.02(3)(e) (e) Buildings and structures that are on a farm premises and used exclusively for farming purposes, provided any use of the building or structure by the public consists only of consumers directly receiving farm commodities, substantially all of which have been planted or produced on the farm premises. In this application, “substantially all" means at least 90 percent of the commodities were planted or produced on the farm premises.
SPS 361.02(3)(f) (f) A one- or 2-family dwelling used as a foster home, treatment foster home, or group home, or as a child caring institution having a capacity for 8 or fewer children, all as defined in s. 48.02, Stats.
SPS 361.02(3)(g) (g) A one- or 2-family dwelling in which a public or private day care center for 8 or fewer children is located.
SPS 361.02(3)(h) (h) That portion of or space within a one- or 2-family dwelling in which a home occupation is located.
SPS 361.02(4) (4) In this section, “home occupation" means any business, profession, trade or employment conducted in a person's dwelling unit, that may involve the person's immediate family or household and a maximum of one other unrelated person, but does not involve any of the following:
Published under s. 35.93, Stats. Updated on the first day of each month. Entire code is always current. The Register date on each page is the date the chapter was last published.