(A)   No building shall be erected within the city limits and within the extra-territorial zoning jurisdiction of the city, unless it shall be protected by sufficient approved type fire hydrants in accordance with Section 506 Fire Protection Water Supplies and Appendix B Fire Flow Required for Buildings of the 2012 International Fire Code.
   (B)   Where compliance with this section requires the installation of private hydrants, such hydrants will be installed at the expense of the property owner requiring such hydrants. These hydrants shall be served by a minimum of a 6-inch main and shall be certified, inspected, flow tested, and maintained by the Metropolitan Utilities District.
   (C)   All fire hydrant systems shall meet the approval of the fire department as to installation and location. Plans and specifications shall be submitted to the fire department for review and approval prior to construction.
   (D)   Building construction or storage areas shall not be started prior to the hydrant system being placed in service.
(1964 Code, § 10-5. 1)  (Ord. 2146, § 1, passed 9-22-1980; Ord. 3471, § 1, passed 7-14-2008; Ord. 3658, § 1, passed 11-28-2011; Ord. 3792, § 1, passed 12-8-2014)