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(A) Codes adopted by reference. The Minnesota State Fire Code, as adopted by the Commissioner of Public Safety through the Division of the Fire Marshal, pursuant to M.S. Ch. 299F.011, including all of the amendments, rules and regulations established, adopted and published from time to time by the Minnesota Commissioner of Public Safety through the Fire Marshal Division is hereby adopted by reference with the exception of the optional appendices, unless specifically adopted herein. The Minnesota State Fire Code is hereby incorporated in this section as if fully set out herein.
(B) Application, administration and enforcement. The application, administration, and enforcement of the code shall be in accordance with Minnesota State Fire Code. The code shall be enforced within the extraterritorial limits permitted by M.S. Ch. 299F.011, when so established by this section. The code enforcement agency of the city is the Columbia Heights Fire Department.
(C) Permits and fees. The issuance of permits and the collection of fees shall be as authorized in M.S. Ch. 299F.011. Permit fees shall be assessed for work governed by this code in accordance with the fee schedule adopted by the city by resolution.
(D) Violations and penalties. A violation of the code is a misdemeanor pursuant to M.S. Ch. 299F.011.
(E) Fire Code optional appendices. The Minnesota State Fire Code, established pursuant to M.S. Ch. 299F.011 allows the municipality to adopt by reference and enforce certain optional appendices of the most current edition of the Minnesota State Fire Code. Optional appendices of the most current edition of the Minnesota State Fire Code may be adopted by Council resolution.
(`77 Code, § 8.401) (Am. Ord. 1059, passed 10-11-83; Am. Ord. 1487, passed 6-27-05; Am. Ord. 1628, passed 7-11-16)