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If any owner, lessee, or occupant of any building covered by this article shall deem himself/herself aggrieved by any ruling or order of the Fire Chief, or his designee, pursuant to an interpretation of a N.C. State Building Code requirement, he/she may appeal to the North Carolina Commissioner of Insurance as outlined in Chapter 7 of Volume I-A of the North Carolina State Building Code, entitled "Administration and Enforcement Requirements". A copy of the appeals process shall be filed in the City Clerk's and Fire Chief's office. In addition, any action taken by the Fire Chief, or designee, pursuant to this Fire Prevention Code other than an interpretation of a N.C. State Building Code requirement may be appealed upon written notice to the City Clerk within ten (10) days of the action taken. Upon notice of appeal, the City Manager, or designee, will establish a date and time for a hearing and the appellant will be provided such notice of the hearing during which the appellant will be given an opportunity to be heard. The decision of the City Manager, or designee, shall be the final administrative determination.
(Ord. O-2004-29, passed 9-7-04)