1379.13   EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL OF A FIRE ALARM AND DETECTION EQUIPMENT AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION COMPANY.
   (a)   The provisions of this section concerning expiration and renewal apply to a Building Division registered fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration.
   (b)   The expiration of a Building Division issued registered fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration, which emanates from a State of Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Licensing and Certification issued company certification, shall expire concurrently with the expiration date of such company certification. A fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration may be renewed with the Building Division:
      (1)   Upon presentation of a valid company certification issued by the State of Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Licensing and Certification including all other items required for renewal stated herein; and
      (2)   Further if such former fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration has not been revoked for cause by the Contractor Board of Review of the Building Division.
   (c)   The company certification registration-holder is required to notify the Building Division immediately of any change of status of his or her Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Licensing and Certification issued company certification.
   (d)   A bond submitted for fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration renewal shall be signed by the individual who has qualified for the registration, regardless of any assignment to a business concern.
   (e)   A fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration may be renewed at any time during the ninety (90) calendar days prior to its expiration date; however, such early renewal shall comply with all the requirements for such renewal.
   (f)   A person whose fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration has expired shall not perform any work governed by this code until a renewal of the fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration by the Building Division is issued, nor shall the Building Division issue a permit to a registrant with an expired fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration. A late fee, as prescribed by the fee schedule, shall be added to the renewal fee if the Building Division after the date of expiration of the contractor registration receives the application for renewal.
   (g)   A registered fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company, which fails to correct work that does not comply with this building code or fails to obtain final inspections, shall be denied the renewal of its fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration until compliance with this building code shall have been secured.
(Ord. C33-02.  Passed 4-15-02.)