(A)   Adoption of the Kentucky Fire Prevention Code 1999 (Standards of Safety). The Kentucky Fire Prevention Code 1999 (Standards of Safety) as promulgated in 815 KAR 10:050 by the Commissioner of the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction on the advice and recommendation of the state fire marshal, is hereby adopted in full as an ordinance of the city. Copies of the code book are available through the Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction, 1047 U.S. 127 South, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601.
   (B)   Designated enforcement officer. The City Fire Department shall be designated as the local enforcement agency for the standards of safety as appointed by the city.
   (C)   Permits and fees. The requirements for permits and required fees shall be as provided by the local fire department.
   (D)   Appeal process. All final decisions of the fire code official of the city, shall be appealable to a local appeals board or in other proper manners pursuant to the procedures adopted by the City Council.
   (E)   Saving clause. Nothing in this section or in the Fire Prevention Code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in division (B) above; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this section.
(2000 Code, § 3-29)