(Title Amended by Ord. No. 182,851, Eff. 1//3/14.)
(a) The fees for conducting or witnessing the original test of an Emergency System or Fire Alarm and Signaling System shall be collected as specified in LAMC Section 98.0412(f) for each inspector. The fees required by this section shall be in addition to the fees required elsewhere in the Code. (Amended by Ord. No. 184,692, Eff. 12/30/16.)
(b) The fees for conducting or witnessing an annual test for each existing emergency system, other than unit equipment, shall be prescribed in Table A of this section. (Amended by Ord. No. 184,692, Eff. 12/30/16.)
FEES FOR CONDUCTING ANNUAL TEST OF EMERGENCY SYSTEMS
Combined K.W. of K.V.A. Rating of Supply System
10 or less
10.1 to 50, total fee
50.1 to 100, total fee
For each additional 100 K.W. or K.V.A.
Where a building contains more than ten occupied floors, a fee of $41.00 shall be paid for each additional group or portion of a group of ten floors.
The fees for conducting or witnessing an annual test of an existing emergency system comprised of unit equipment shall be as prescribed in Table B of this subsection.
FEES FOR CONDUCTING ANNUAL TESTS OF UNIT EQUIPMENT
1-5 units, inclusive
Each additional unit
(c) A Certificate of Approval, valid for a period of one year, shall be issued by the Department following each test when the system is found to be in compliance. The Certificate of Approval shall be prominently posted adjacent to the generator or battery system.
EXCEPTION: The Certificate of Approval need not be posted by the equipment provided it is on display on the premises and the location of posting is noted at the generator or battery system location. The Certificate shall show:
1. A technical description of the system;
2. The electrical rating; and
3. Date of issuance.
When systems are found to be defective and additional inspection trips are required, added trip fees shall be paid as specified in LAMC Section 93.0229. (Amended by Ord. No. 185,587, Eff. 7/16/18.)
(d) Certificates of Approval are subject to revocation by the Superintendent of Building when: (Amended by Ord. No. 172,593, Eff. 6/28/99, Oper. 7/1/99.)
1. It is found that the tests and maintenance prescribed in Article 700 of the CEC are not being accomplished; or
2. The supply system is found to be defective.