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PART SIXTEEN - FIRE PREVENTION CODE
Chap. 1610. BOCA National Fire Prevention Code.
1610.01 1999 edition adopted.
1610.02 File copies.
1610.03 Conflict of laws.
1610.04 Violations; abatement; separate offenses.
Adoption of codes and public records by reference - see Ill. R.S. Ch. 24, Secs. 1-3-2 et seq.
Unsafe buildings - see Ill. R.S. Ch. 24, Secs. 11-31-1, 11-31-2
Code violations - see Ill. R.S. Ch. 24, Secs. 11-31.1-1 et seq.
Fire protection services - see ADM. Ch. 254
Fire limits - see B. & H. Ch. 1444
That certain document marked and designated as the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, Eleventh Edition (1999), as promulgated by Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., is hereby adopted as the Fire Prevention Code of the City, for the control of buildings and structures as therein provided, save and except for such portions thereof as may be amended or repealed in this chapter.
At least three copies of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, as adopted in Section 1610.01, shall be kept on file in the office of the City Clerk, and there kept available for public use, inspection and examination.
(a) In the event of a conflict between any of the provisions of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, as adopted in Section 1610.01, and any provision of these Codified Ordinances, or any other local ordinance or resolution, the local provision shall control.
(b) In the event of a conflict between any of the provisions of such Code and any provision of State law, the State law shall control.
(c) In the event of a conflict between any of the provisions of such Code and a provision of any other technical code adopted or referred to by the City as a standard, the higher or stricter standard shall control.
(a) No person shall erect, use, occupy or maintain any building or structure in violation of any of the provisions of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, as adopted in Section 1610.01, or cause, permit or suffer any such violation to be committed.
(b) It is the responsibility of the offender to abate the violation as expeditiously as possible, and each day during which such violation is permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense.
(EDITOR'S NOTE: See Section 202.99 for general Code penalty if no specific penalty is provided.)