All doors that exit onto the roof of any building or premises used for business purposes and subject to the provisions hereof shall comply with the following requirements.
(1) Doors with glass panels and any glass panels that are adjacent to the door frame shall be protected as follows.
(A) The glass portion shall be covered with iron or steel grills of at least one-eighth inch material of no more than two inch mesh securely fastened.
(B) If the door or glass panel barrier is on the outside, it shall be secured with rounded head flush bolt on the outside.
(C) If the remaining portion of a door panel exceeds eight inches by 12 inches (excluding door frame) and is of wood, but not of solid core construction, or is less than one and three-eighths inches thick, said portion shall be covered on the inside with at least 16 gauge sheet steel attached with screws.
(2) Wood doors not of solid core construction, or with panels therein less than one and three-eighths inches thick, shall be covered on the inside with at least 16 gauge sheet steel attached with screws.
(3) All roof doors shall be provided with a lock that will permit the door to be opened from the inside without the use of a key or any special knowledge or effort.
(4) Outside hinges on all roof doors shall be provided with nonremovable pins. Such hinge pins may be either welded, flanged or secured by a screw.
(1958 Code, § 40.09) (Ord. 67-71, passed 12-28-1967; Ord. 2002-1, passed 1-14-2002)