1371.07   WORK OF A REGISTERED FIRE ALARM AND DETECTION EQUIPMENT AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION COMPANY.
   (a)   The Building Division requires and issues registrations for the following categories of certified fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection companies:
      (1)   Automatic sprinkler and standpipe systems.
      (2)   Fire service mains.
      (3)   Fire pumps.
      (4)   Fire alarm and detection equipment.
      (5)   Household fire warning equipment only.
      (6)   Engineered extinguishing equipment (OTW).
      (7)   Pre-engineered extinguishing equipment (OTW).
   (b)   The scope of work of a certified fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registered with the Building Division is limited to those categories in paragraph (a) above for which current and valid proof of Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal individual certification issued by the Bureau of Licensing and Certification is provided to the Building Division. The requirement for, and the issuance of, a certified fire alarm detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration shall become effective with the opening of the Building Division's business on Monday, July 1, 2002.
   (c)   Whenever any work involving either the alteration and/or installation of any fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection system, in any building or structure governed by this building code, such work shall only be transacted by a certified fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company duly registered with the Building Division. The requirements of this subsection shall apply to any work within the scope of a Building Division issued certified fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration for work in, on, or involving any new or existing building or structure, which shall include one-, two-, and three-family dwellings, governed by either the Grove City Building Code or the Ohio Basic Building Code within the corporate limits.
   (d)   Exception.  The installation of single station, inter-connected line voltage smoke detectors that are installed by an OCIEB licensed electrical specialty contractor duly registered with the Building Division in one-, two-, and three-family dwellings.
   (e)   The validity of a fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company category of work listed in Section 1375.07(a) is totally dependant upon the expiration date of the validating individual's certification or of the company's certification expiration dates, whichever comes first.  As used in this building code, a certified fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company is a company certified by the Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Licensing and Certification that provides the means, processes, and procedures for the alteration and/or installation of any fire protection system in any building or structure governed by this building code that consists of devices, equipment and/or systems used to detect a fire, activate an alarm, suppress or control a fire, or any combination thereof. The registration of a certified fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company with the Building Division requires current, valid company certification issued by the Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Licensing and Certification.
(Ord. C33-02.  Passed 4-15-02.)