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(A) Adoption of Uniform Fire Code. There is hereby adopted by the City of Littlefork for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion, that certain Code known as the Uniform Fire Code recommended by the Western Fire Chiefs Association and the International Conference of Building Officials being particularly the 1973 edition thereof and the whole thereof, save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified or amended by division (F) of this section of which Code not less than three copies have been and are now filed in the office of the City Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer of the City of Littlefork and the same are hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and from the date on which this section shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the limits of the City of Littlefork.
(1) Wherever the word "jurisdiction" is used in the Uniform Fire Code, it shall be held to mean the City of Littlefork.
(2) Wherever the term "Corporation Counsel" is used in the Uniform Fire Code, it shall be held to mean the Attorney for the City of Littlefork.
(C) Establishment of limits of districts in which storage of flammable or combustible liquids in outside aboveground tanks is to be prohibited.
(1) The limits referred to in Section 15.201 of the Uniform Fire Code in which storage of flammable or combustible liquids if outside aboveground tanks is prohibited, are hereby established as follows: The defined corporate city limits.
(2) The limits referred to in Section 15.601 of the Uniform Fire Code, in which new bulk plants for flammable or combustible liquids are prohibited, are hereby established as follows: The defined corporate city limits.
(D) Establishment of limits in which bulk storage of liquefied petroleum gases is to be restricted. The limits referred to in Section 20.105 (a) of the Uniform Fire Code, in which bulk storage of liquefied petroleum gas is restricted, are hereby established as follows: The defined corporate city limits.
(E) Establishment of limits of districts in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is to be prohibited. The limits referred to in Section 11.106 (b) of the Uniform Fire Code, in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is prohibited, are hereby established as follows: The defined corporate city limits.
(F) Appeals. Whenever the Chief shall disapprove an application or refuse to grant a permit applied for, or when it is claimed that the provisions of the Code do not apply or that the true intent and meaning of the Code have been misconstrued or wrongly interpreted, the applicant may appeal from the decision of the Chief to the City Council within 30 days from the date of the decision appealed.
(G) New materials, processes or occupancies which may require permits. The City Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer, the Chief and the Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention shall act as a committee to determine and specify, after giving affected persons an opportunity to be heard, any new materials, processes or occupancies, which shall require permits, in addition to those now enumerated in said Code. The Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention shall post such list in a conspicuous place in his or her office, and distribute copies thereof to interested persons.
(1) Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of this code hereby adopted or fail to comply therewith, or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made thereunder, or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement of specifications or plans submitted and approved thereunder, or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such an order as affirmed or modified by the City Council or by a court of competent jurisdiction, within the time fixed herein, shall severally for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of not less than $300 nor more than $500 or by imprisonment for not less than ten days nor more than 90 days or by both such fine and imprisonment. The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue; and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time; and when not otherwise specified, each ten days that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.
(2) The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.
(Ord. 61, passed 6-16-1977)