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(A) The following structures shall be equipped with a key lock box at or near the main entrance or such other location as required by the Fire Chief:
(1) All commercial or industrial buildings identified by the fire officials as difficult to access during emergencies;
(2) All new commercial construction and/or new businesses within the city having an automatic alarm system, or equipped with an automatic fire suppression system;
(3) Multi-family residential structures (more than two units), including senior citizen apartment/condominium complexes, that have restricted access through a common corridor for access to the living units or those identified by the fire officials as difficult to access during emergencies; and
(4) All other buildings as recommended by the Fire Chief.
(B) All new construction subject to this section shall have the key lock box installed and operational prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
(C) The owner of a structure and the owner of any business in a structure required to have a key lock box shall, at all times, keep a key or keys, in the lock box that will allow for complete and unobstructed access to the structure interior. These keys are to be marked and identified in a manner approved by the Fire Chief.
(1960 Code, § 5-6-1) (Ord. 7425, passed 8-16-2010)