Whenever he or she shall find any building or other structure which, for want of repair, or by reason of age or dilapidated condition, or for any cause, is especially liable to fire, and which is situated as to endanger other buildings or property, or so occupied that fire would endanger persons or property therein, and whenever he or she shall find an improper or dangerous arrangement of stoves, ranges, furnaces or other heating appliances of any kind whatsoever, including chimneys, flues and pipes with which the same may be connected, or a dangerous arrangement of lighting devices or systems, or dangerous or unlawful storage of explosives, compounds, petroleum, gasoline, kerosene/dangerous chemicals, vegetable products, ashes combustible, inflammable and refuse materials, or other conditions which may be dangerous in character or liable to cause or promote fire or create conditions dangerous to a firefighter or occupants, he or she shall order the same to be removed or remedied, and such order shall be forthwith complied with by the owner or occupant of such building or premises; provided, however, that, if such owner or occupant deems himself or herself aggrieved by such order, he or she may, within five days, appeal to the Fire Chief, who shall investigate the cause of the complaint and unless by his or her authority the order is revoked, such order shall remain in force and be forthwith complied with by such owner or occupant.
(Ord. 2011-07, passed 6-29-2011)