1379.07   BOND REQUIREMENT.
   (a)   Before the Building Division issues either a demolition contractor registration or fire alarm and detection and/or fire protection company registration under the provisions of this Chapter, and prior to each renewal thereof, each registered demolition contractor or fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company shall, in a manner prescribed by the Building Division, give a bond, which shall be maintained at all times thereafter, to the Building Division. A Building Division issued demolition contractor or fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration shall not be issued or renewed without meeting this bond requirement.
   (b)   The bond required for a registered demolition contractor or registered fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company by the Building Division shall be of not less than fifteen thousand dollars ($15,000). The bond shall have good and sufficient surety approved by the Building Division. The bond shall be on a form prescribed by the Building Division.
   (c)   The bond shall be conditioned to reimburse any person for damages resulting from any act on the part of such registrant, his agents or employees contrary to the provisions of this Building Code, including the Ohio Basic Building Code and the Building Division's adopted One, Two and Three Family Dwelling Code, any other code or ordinance of the city, or any omission on the registrant's part to perform any duties required therein.
   (d)   Payment on the bond required above shall be available only for a violation of one or more specific sections of this Building Code, including the Ohio Basic Building Code and of the adopted One, Two and Three Family Dwelling Code. The bond shall also provide payment for any other violation of a code or ordinance of the city, or any omission on registration's part to perform any duties required therein. Any person claiming damages as described in (a) above shall make his claim for damages directly to the surety. Neither a Contractor Board of Review, nor the city, its agents or employees may claim or collect payment from a surety for, or on behalf, of any private party.
   (e)   Failure to maintain such bond in good standing shall be cause for immediate suspension by the Building Division of the contractor or company registration.
   (f)   The individual named on the registered demolition contractor registration shall sign the bond submitted for a registered demolition contractor registration or the renewal thereof, regardless of any assignment to a business concern.
   (g)   The individual named on the Ohio Division of State Fire Marshal, Bureau of Licensing and Certification issued company certification making the application for a fire alarm and detection and/or fire protection company registration shall sign the bond submitted for a registered fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company registration or the renewal thereof.
   (h)   When a registered demolition contractor or fire alarm and detection equipment and/or fire protection company has more than one (1) such registration, or other Building Division issued registration or contractor or company registration, one (1) fifteen thousand dollar ($15,000) bond will be sufficient for all such registrations and registrations with the Building Division.
(Ord. C33-02.  Passed 4-15-02.)