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(A) Adoption of the Commonwealth Standards of Safety (Fire Prevention Code).
(1) The Commonwealth Standards of Safety (Fire Prevention Code), as promulgated in 815 KAR 10:040 by the Commissioner of the Department of Housing, Buildings, and Construction on the advice and recommendation of the Commonwealth Fire Marshal, is hereby adopted in full as an ordinance of the county.
(2) 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 Local Code Official. The County Fire Chief, or his or her authorized designee, be and hereby are designated as the Local Code Official to enforce the standards of safety.
(C) Appeals process.
(1) Decisions made by the Local Code Official shall be appealable in the same manner as the appeal process established for appeals of decisions of the Commonwealth Fire Marshal set forth in KRS 227.330 through 227.410, and other applicable law.
(2) For the purpose of the foregoing statutory provisions, the term COMMONWEALTH FIRE MARSHAL shall also include within its meaning LOCAL CODE OFFICIAL.
(D) Savings 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or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired, or affected by this section.
(E) Effective date. This section shall take effect and be in full force when passed, published, and recorded according to law.
(Ord. C.2 (94), passed 4-20-1994)