(Added by Ord. No. 171,175, Eff. 7/25/96.)
91.6715.1. (Amended by Ord. No. 185,587, Eff. 7/16/18.) Sliding glass windows shall be provided with locking devices and shall be so constructed and installed that they remain intact and engaged when subjected to the tests specified in LAMC Subsection 91.6717.2. A device shall be installed in the upper channel of the moving panel to prohibit the raising and removal of the moving panel from the track while in the closed or partially open position.
91.6715.2. Other openable windows shall be provided with substantial locking devices which render the building as secure as the devices required by this section. In Group B, F, M, S Occupancies, such devices shall be glide bars, bolts, cross bars and/or padlocks with minimum 9/32–inch hardened steel shackles and bolted, hardened steel hasps.
91.6715.3. Special. Louvered windows shall be protected by metal bars or grilles which are constructed to preclude human entry. Such bars or grilles shall have a pattern such that no less than one dimension of any opening shall be six inches or less.
91.6715.4. Any release for metal bars, grilles, grates or similar devices constructed to preclude human entry that are installed shall be located on the inside of the adjacent room and at least 24 inches from the closest opening through such metal bars, grilles, grates or similar devices that exceed two inches in any dimension.
EXCEPTION: Metal bars, grilles, grates or similar devices may be padlocked in position where such padlocks or similar devices are not prohibited by law.