It is the specific intent that these definitions be considered as a part of Section 202 of the International Fire Code, 2006 Edition, without being duplicated as an amendment to that specific section elsewhere in this subchapter.
   (A)   Wherever the word JURISDICTION is used in the International Fire Code or amendments thereto, it shall mean the City of Mansfield and the Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) where specific sections of this code as amended are applicable in the ETJ.
   (B)   The terms FIRE MARSHAL, CODE OFFICIAL, FIRE CODE OFFICIAL, FIRE CODE AUTHORITY and CODE AUTHORITY are interchangeable in this code and shall mean the Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention.
   (C)   Whenever the term INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE is used, it shall mean the 2018 International Fire Code and all supplements, attachments and amendments as adopted herein.
   (D)   FALSE ALARM is the reporting, signaling or activation by any means of an alarm for which no such fire or emergency actually exists. This includes communicating or circulating a report of a present, past or future bombing, fire, offense, or other emergency that is known to be false or baseless and that would: (1) ordinarily cause action by any official or volunteer agency organized to deal with emergencies; (2) place a person in fear of imminent serious bodily injury or death; or (3) prevent or interrupt the occupation of a building, room, place of assembly, place to which the public has access or any mode of conveyance.
   (E)   FIREWORKS. A combustible or explosive composition, substance, or combination of substances, or a device prepared for the purpose of producing a visible or audible effect by combustion, explosion, deflagration or detonation. FIREWORKS include blank cartridges, toy pistols, toy cannons, toy canes or toy guns in which explosives are used; firecrackers, torpedoes, sky rockets, roman candles, sparklers or other devices of like construction; any device containing an explosive or flammable compound; and any tablet or other device containing an explosive substance. FIREWORKS do not include auto flares, paper caps containing an average of twenty-five hundredths of a grain of explosive content per cap or less: and toy pistols, toy canes, toy guns or other devices for use of such caps. This definition supplements the definition found in Section 5602.1 of the International Fire Code.
   (F)   HIGH-RISE BUILDING. A building having floors used for human occupancy located more than 65 feet (19,812 mm) above the lowest level of Fire Department vehicle access.
   (G)   SELF SERVICE STORAGE FACILITY. Real property designed and used for the purpose of renting or leasing individual storage spaces to customers for the purpose of storing and removing personal property on a self-service basis.
   (H)   STANDBY PERSONNEL. Qualified fire service personnel, approved by the Fire Chief. When utilized, the number shall be as directed by the Fire Chief. Charges for utilization shall be as normally calculated by the jurisdiction.
(‘78 Code, § 8-42) (Ord. 401, passed 12-17-79; Ord. 487, passed 4-11-83; Ord. 862, passed 4-23-90; Am. Ord. 1430, passed 6-23-03; Am. Ord. OR-1740-09, passed 4-13-09; Am. Ord. OR-2271-22, passed 9-26-22)