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(A) Enforcement Officials. In accordance with the adopted provisions of the Iowa Code and IAC, the State Fire Marshal, the Fire Chief, and/or a City Building Official, or any of his/her authorized representatives, shall inspect, at the time of any scheduled inspection provided for by City Code, the detectors in all rental dwellings to determine their operability and condition of maintenance. The enforcement officials listed in this section shall have all powers and duties, and shall adhere to the limits with respect to those powers and duties, provided for in Iowa Code Chapter 100 and the IAC regulations adopted herein.
(B) Penalty. Failure to install or maintain smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms, or any other violation of any provision of this Ordinance, shall be punishable in accordance with the provisions of Iowa Code Chapter 100, including those specifically enumerated in Iowa Code § 100.18, and the IAC regulations adopted by reference herein. Nothing in this section shall be construed as limiting the City or State's ability to seek other civil or criminal penalties for violation of this Ordinance where such additional or alternative remedies are authorized by other provisions of this Code or Iowa law.
(1999 Code, § 148.03) (Ord. 2632, passed 3-10-2020)