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Clarendon Hills, IL Code of Ordinances
VILLAGE CODE of CLARENDON HILLS, ILLINOIS
PREFACE
ORDINANCES PENDING REVIEW FOR CODIFICATION
ADOPTING ORDINANCE
CHAPTER 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 2 ELECTED OFFICIALS
CHAPTER 3 BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
CHAPTER 4 VILLAGE ADMINISTRATION
CHAPTER 5 MUNICIPAL PURCHASING1
CHAPTER 6 POLICE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 7 FIRE DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER 8 PUBLIC WAYS
SCHEDULE S8 PUBLIC WAYS, FEES
CHAPTER 9 WATER SERVICE
SCHEDULE S9 FEES RELATING TO WATER SERVICE
CHAPTER 10 STORMWATER CONTROL
CHAPTER 11 COST RECOVERY
CHAPTER 12 NUISANCES
CHAPTER 13 DOMESTIC ANIMALS
SCHEDULE S13 DOMESTIC ANIMALS, FEES
CHAPTER 14 VANDALISM AND PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY
CHAPTER 15 HOBBY BEEKEEPING
CHAPTER 16 CIVIL RIGHTS
CHAPTER 17 RESERVED
CHAPTER 18 OFFICIAL COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
CHAPTER 19 SUBDIVISION CONTROL
CHAPTER 20 ZONING REGULATIONS
SCHEDULE S20 ZONING FEES
CHAPTER 21 BUILDING CODE
SCHEDULE S21 BUILDING CODE FEES
CHAPTER 22 ELECTRICAL CODE
SCHEDULE S22 ELECTRICAL PERMIT FEES
CHAPTER 23 PLUMBING CODE
SCHEDULE S23 PLUMBING FEES
CHAPTER 24 FIRE PREVENTION
SCHEDULE S24 FIRE PREVENTION FEES
CHAPTER 25 PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE
CHAPTER 26 SWIMMING POOLS
SCHEDULE S26 SWIMMING POOLS, FEES
CHAPTER 27 FAIR HOUSING
CHAPTER 28 CONDOMINIUM CONVERSIONS
CHAPTER 29 RESERVED
CHAPTER 30 RESERVED
CHAPTER 31 BUSINESS LICENSES AND PERMITS
SCHEDULE S31 BUSINESS LICENSE AND PERMIT FEES
CHAPTER 32 SCAVENGERS
SCHEDULE S32 SCAVENGERS, FEES
CHAPTER 33 LIQUOR1
SCHEDULE S33 LIQUOR LICENSE FEES
CHAPTER 34 CANVASSERS AND SOLICITORS
CHAPTER S34 SOLICITORS, FEES
CHAPTER 35 MUNICIPAL OCCUPATION TAX
CHAPTER 36 FOREIGN FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY
CHAPTER 37 TAXICABS
SCHEDULE S37 TAXICAB LICENSE FEES
CHAPTER 38 RAILROADS
CHAPTER 39 DISPOSAL OF GARBAGE AND REFUSE
CHAPTER 40 ALARM SYSTEMS1
SCHEDULE S40 ALARM SYSTEM FEES
CHAPTER 41 TRAFFIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE ADJUDICATION
SCHEDULE SA41 PARKING ZONES
SCHEDULE SB41 PARKING PERMIT FEES, ZONES
SCHEDULE SC41 SPEED LIMITATIONS
SCHEDULE SD41 THROUGH STREETS, STOP INTERSECTIONS
SCHEDULE SE41 YIELD INTERSECTIONS
SCHEDULE SF41 ONE-WAY STREETS
SCHEDULE SG41 TRAFFIC FINES
CHAPTER 42 BICYCLES
SCHEDULE S42 BICYCLES, FEES
CHAPTER 43 MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSES
SCHEDULE S43 MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE FEES
CHAPTER 44 OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC PEACE, SAFETY AND MORALS
CHAPTER 45 VIOLATIONS BUREAU; PAYMENT OF FINES
CHAPTER 46 SKEET SHOOTING LICENSE
SCHEDULE S46 SKEET SHOOTING LICENSE FEE
CHAPTER 47 MUNICIPAL TAXES
CHAPTER 48 RAFFLES
CHAPTER 49 EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES
SCHEDULE S49 AMBULANCE SERVICE FEES
CHAPTER 50 OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES
SCHEDULE S50 OVERWEIGHT VEHICLES, FEES
CHAPTER 51 EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
CHAPTER 52 PARK AND SCHOOL PURPOSES IMPACT FEES
CHAPTER 53 STATE OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES ETHICS ACT
CHAPTER 54 CABLE COMMUNICATIONS
CHAPTER 56 CONSTRUCTION OF UTILITY FACILITIES IN RIGHTS OF WAY
CHAPTER 57 LICENSES AND PERMITS
CHAPTER 58 COMMERCIAL FILMING
SCHEDULE S58 COMMERCIAL FILMING FEES
CHAPTER 59 SPECIAL EVENTS
CHAPTER 60 SMALL WIRELESS FACILITIES
CHAPTER 61 ADULT-USE CANNABIS BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS
CHAPTER 62 REAL ESTATE TRANSFER
24.9: FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS:
   A.   All new construction that meets the criteria established in table 24.9 of this section shall be equipped with an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system. Where any part of said structure has a use group or occupancy type meeting the criteria listed in table 24.9 of this section, and the use group classification or occupancy type is in only a portion of the building, the entire building shall be fully protected by the approved automatic supervised fire alarm system.
   B.   Any modifications to any existing structure, whereby the use group classification or occupancy within a structure or portion thereof changes and subsequently meets the criteria established in table 24.9 of this section shall result in the requirement that the entire structure be fully protected by an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system.
   C.   Any structures annexed into the village corporate limits, meeting the criteria established in table 24.9 of this section shall be equipped with an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system. Where any part of these structures has a use group or occupancy type meeting the criteria listed in table 24.9 of this section, and the use group classification is in only a portion of the building, the entire building shall be fully protected by the approved automatic supervised fire alarm system.
   D.   Any structures having multiple uses, which include residential use, shall be equipped with an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system. When residential use is in only a portion of the building, the entire building shall be fully protected by the approved automatic supervised fire alarm system.
   E.   All commercial food preparation facilities and restaurants that serve or prepare food using commercial or residential cooking equipment including stoves, ovens, grease cooking vats, toaster ovens, coffeemakers, and cappuccino makers, shall be equipped with an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system.
   F.   All buildings, which store flammable liquids below grade, shall be equipped with an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system.
   G.   All approved automatic supervised fire alarm system notification devices shall be of an approved audio-visual type that comply with the Illinois accessibility code and the Americans with disabilities act.
   H.   Fire alarm signal deactivation shall be permitted only with the authorization of the chief of the village's fire prevention bureau or his/her designee.
   I.   All required approved automatic supervised fire alarm systems shall comply with all codes and standards adopted by this chapter as well as meet minimum standards of professional installation specifications as set forth by the manufacturer of the equipment being installed.
   J.   Where an approved automatic supervised fire alarm system is required in table 24.9 of this section, and the use group classification or occupancy type is in only a portion of the building, the entire building shall be protected by the approved automatic supervised fire alarm system. (Ord. 00-08-23)
   K.   All required approved automatic supervised fire alarm systems shall automatically transmit the presence of an alarm condition directly to the fire department alarm board using a wireless radio device as designated by the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee. (Ord. 09-07-21)
   L.   All required approved automatic supervised fire alarm systems shall be equipped with detection devices, which shall be located in all public or common areas, hidden or inaccessible areas, as well as any hazardous areas. The audible visual warning devices shall be installed so as to provide proper and required audible and visual warning of fire from any location within the structure. All approved automatic supervised fire alarm systems shall also be equipped with manual pull stations at all ground level exterior exits from the structure as well as at all exit doors from common areas to stairwells serving as exit passageways or means of egress components. Manual pull stations, audible/visual devices, and detectors shall be on separate zones per floor. Notwithstanding the foregoing, manual pull stations are not required in R-3 use groups where each separate living space is equipped with an exterior exit.
   M.   Any persons wishing installation of an automatic fire alarm system or a required approved automatic supervised fire alarm system within a single-family residential, multiple-family residential or commercial building, shall obtain a permit issued by the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee(s). The permit fees shall be twenty five dollars ($25.00) as set forth by chapter 40 of this code. Permit applications can be obtained from the fire prevention bureau at the fire department during normal business hours. Applications shall be submitted at the time the plan(s) are submitted. No permit shall be issued without a complete review of all required submittal item(s) and the application fee being received.
   N.   By application for permit to install an automatic fire alarm system or required approved automatic supervised fire alarm system, the applicant shall agree to follow all requirements set forth in this chapter and chapter 40 of this code. The minimum requirements as listed on the application forms shall be followed for all installations. Applications shall be accompanied by all required submittal material as specified within the application documentation.
   O.   Installations of all automatic fire alarm systems or required automatic supervised fire alarm systems shall be performed by licensed fire alarm installers or companies having licensed installers on staff. All 110/220-volt electrical power supply connections shall be installed by licensed electricians. All wiring shall conform to the requirements of National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm Code, of the National Fire Codes, and NFPA-70 the National Electrical Code. In addition, the minimum wire size for all audio-visual devices shall be 14-gauge solid wire. For all other devices, the minimum wire size shall be 18-gauge solid wire. The maximum voltage drop (IR) for all indicating circuits shall not exceed ten percent (10%) of the rated voltage.
   P.   All automatic fire alarm systems and all required automatic supervised fire alarm systems, and modifications to existing systems, shall be submitted to the village's building department for review and approval by the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee(s) prior to any installation or modification. Automatic fire alarm system plans may be submitted to a fire protection consultant for review. The permit applicant shall be responsible for all fees and charges associated with this review as required by the village's cost recovery policy.
   Q.   Prior to any new or required automatic or manual fire alarm system being placed into service, it shall be inspected by and tested in the presence of the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee(s). All required alarm systems shall be connected directly to the fire department alarm board as designated by the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee. A minimum of forty eight (48) hours' notice shall be provided prior to any required inspections and testing.
   R.   All installations requiring that system wiring be installed underground shall require that any wiring run underground shall be enclosed or protected by an approved conduit being either PVC or rigid-type conduit. All joints and elbows shall be properly sealed to prevent penetration of water and other elements. Where wires, conduits and joints penetrate a structure's wall or foundation, the stub point shall be properly sealed to prevent penetration of water and other elements. All underground wiring shall be at least twenty eight inches (28") below final grade and shall be inspected prior to being buried by the installer.
   S.   In all installations where wire is run through walls in a vertical or horizontal fashion between floors and ceilings, the wire shall be protected by approved metal conduit within the wall. In applications where the wire will be on the outside of the wall, an approved external conduit shall be used.
   T.   All smoke and heat detectors for all occupancies except existing one- and two-family residential shall be operated by 120-volt house current. The wiring method shall provide for easy removal and replacement of each detector. All smoke detectors shall have indicating lights that illuminate when the detector activates. When smoke detectors are installed in any location not generally visible from the floor area, remote indicating lights shall be installed in locations approved by the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee. The type of smoke detectors used, whether photoelectric or ionization type, shall be approved by the chief of the fire prevention bureau or his/her designee prior to installation. The installation of safety guards over alarm initiating devices may be required where such devices are subject to damage or frequent malicious activation.
   U.   All approved new and required automatic and manual detection equipment shall be of the type to give immediate notification. Design criteria to be used in NFPA-72, of the National Fire Protection Association, national fire codes, 1999 edition.
   V.   The key required to gain access to the fire alarm control panel (FACP) to operate, reset and shut off the system shall be provided to the chief of the fire prevention bureau upon installation of any fire alarm system. This key will remain in the Knox Box key vault mounted at the property. Keys for the fire alarm control panel (FACP) shall not be provided to residents of the building or other persons except personnel responsible for operation and maintenance of the alarm system. All fire alarm control panels shall be capable of silencing the audible notification signal without resetting the panel, the silencing switch/button shall be a single switch or button requiring no keys, access codes or special knowledge. The reset switch/button shall be a single switch or button requiring no keys, access codes or special knowledge.
   W.   Each person or entity having an approved fire alarm system, automatic detection device, or signaling device shall be responsible for any false alarms transmitted by the system which he/she operates/maintains.
   X.   Inspection, testing, and maintenance frequency shall be performed by a licensed fire alarm contractor. Systems shall be inspected annually, or more frequently if required by NFPA-72, of the National Fire Protection Association, national fire codes, 1999 edition. Systems shall be cleaned when necessary. Documentation relative to the foregoing requirements shall be filed with the village's fire prevention bureau within thirty (30) days. If a system malfunctions or otherwise requires repairs, the fire prevention bureau will notify the owner/agent responsible for maintaining the required fire alarm system. The building owner/agent and/or occupant shall be responsible for contacting the proper fire alarm contractor or electrician to complete necessary repairs within twenty four (24) hours of notification.
Automatic fire alarm systems that transmit more than two (2) false alarms in a twenty four (24) hour period or more than three (3) in a seven (7) day period may be taken out of service by the Clarendon Hills fire department. Required automatic fire alarm systems that are taken out of service may require a human fire watch, twenty four (24) hours per day, until the system is repaired and restored.
   Y.   Required approved automatic supervised fire alarm systems shall be maintained in operational condition at all times, in accordance with this chapter, by the building owner and/or occupant even if the building is vacant. The requirements of this subsection may be waived by the chief of the village's fire department if all of the following conditions are met:
      (1)   The building will be vacant, void of all stock and people, for a period in excess of thirty (30) continuous calendar days;
      (2)   The structure stands alone and provides no exposure hazard to adjacent structures;
      (3)   Any required fire sprinkler system has been properly drained and disconnected;
      (4)   All utilities have been disconnected; and
      (5)   Disconnection is approved in writing by the fire chief.
Required approved automatic supervised fire alarm systems that have been disconnected pursuant to this subsection shall be restored to full service prior to any reoccupation of the building. (Ord. 00-08-23)
         TABLE 24.9
IBC Use Group Occupancy Type
Supervised Fire Alarm System
IBC Use Group Occupancy Type
Supervised Fire Alarm System
A-1 Assembly (theaters)
 
      Required1
A-2 Assembly (nightclubs and similar
uses)
 
      Required1
A-3 Assembly (lecture halls, recreation
centers, restaurants, not nightclubs)
 
      Required1
A-4 Assembly (churches)
 
      Required1
B Business
 
      Not required
E Educational
 
      Required1
F-1 Factory and industrial (moderate)
 
      Required1
F-2 Factory and industrial (low)
 
      Required1
H High hazard
 
      Required1
I-1 Institutional (residential care)
 
      Required1
I-2 Institutional (incapacitated)
 
      Required1
I-3 Institutional (restrained)
 
      Required1
I-4 Institutional (daycare facilities)
 
      Required
M Mercantile
 
      Not required
R-1 Residential (hotels)
 
      Required1
R-2 Residential (multiple-family)
 
      Required1
R-3 Residential (multiple single-family)
 
      Required1
S-1 Storage (moderate)
 
      Not required
S-2 Storage (low)
 
      Not required
U Utility (miscellaneous)
 
      Not required
 
   1.   Complete building protection with an approved fully automatic sprinkler system may be substituted for a portion or portions of an approved supervised fire alarm system (subject to final approval by the fire department).
   Note:   Any use group noted in above table having mixed use occupancy, shall comply with the requirements of the more stringent use group requirements.
(Ord. 00-08-23; amd. Ord. 06-12-59)