(Added by Ord. No. 171,175, Eff. 7/25/96.)
Whenever the Department of Building and Safety determines by inspection that a violation affecting life safety from threat of fire exists in an occupied building, the Department may require that a fire watch be assigned to the building. The fire watch shall be a licensed uniformed person chosen by the owner and approved by the Department and shall perform duties in accordance with the Department’s fire watch procedures. The fire watch shall remain in effect until all fire safety work is completed and approved by the Department. Any person who fails to comply with a Department fire watch order shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.