No person shall in any way obstruct or prevent or attempt to obstruct or prevent the Fire Prevention Officer in the discharge of his or her duties by denying or attempting to deny him or her access to any property or premises owned or occupied by such person at any reasonable time for the purposes of ascertaining and causing to be corrected any conditions liable to cause fire, contribute to the spread of fire, interfere with firefighting operations, endanger life, or any violations of the provisions of this subchapter or any ordinance relating to fire safety. If requested entry is refused or not obtained, the Fire Prevention Officer shall pursue recourse as provided by law.
(Prior Code, Ch. 7, Pt. 1, § 106) (Ord. 2-2001, passed 7-2-2001) Penalty, see § 31.99