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PM-406.1 Maintenance: All mechanical equipment, fireplaces and solid fuel-burning appliances shall be properly installed and maintained in a safe working condition, and shall be capable of performing the intended function.
   PM-406.1.1 Cooking and heating equipment: All cooking and heating equipment, components and accessories in every heating, cooking and water-heating device shall be maintained free from leaks and obstructions.
   PM-406.1.2 Chimney: All fuel-burning equipment and appliances shall be connected to an approved chimney or vent.
   Exception: Fuel-burning equipment and appliances which are labeled for unvented operation.
   PM-406.1.3 Clearances: All required clearances to combustible materials shall be maintained.
   PM-406.1.4 Safety controls: All safety controls for fuel-burning equipment shall be maintained in effective operation.
   PM-406.1.5 Combustion air: A supply of air for complete combustion of the fuel and for ventilation of the space shall be provided for the fuel-burning equipment.
   PM-406.1.6 Energy conservation devices: Devices purporting to reduce fuel consumption by attachment to a fuel-burning appliance, to the fuel supply line thereto, or to the vent outlet or vent piping therefrom, shall not be installed unless labeled for such purpose and installed in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
PM-406.2 Heating facilities: Every dwelling shall be provided with permanent heating facilities capable of maintaining a room temperature of 68 degrees F (20 degrees C) in all habitable rooms, bathrooms and toilet rooms based on an outside design temperature of 10 degrees F (-12 degrees C).
   PM-406.2.1 Heat supply: Heat shall be supplied continuously at the temperature and in the rooms specified in Section PM-406.2 from October 1 to April 30 inclusive, and in addition thereto during the months of May or September when the outside temperature falls below 60 degrees F (15 degrees C) by every owner or operator of every two-family dwelling, multiple-family dwelling and rooming house except where there are separate heating facilities for each dwelling unit, whose facilities are under the sole control of the occupant of such dwelling unit.
   PM-406.2.2 Room temperature measurement: The required room temperatures shall be measured at a point 3 feet (914 mm) above the floor and 3 feet (914 mm) from the exterior walls. In the case of a room without exterior walls, the measurement shall be taken in the approximate center of the room.
   PM-406.2.3 Room temperature exception: When the outdoor temperature is below 10 degrees F (-12 degrees C) the owner or operator shall not be required to maintain the minimum room temperatures, provided that the heating system is operating at full capacity, with supply valves and dampers in a full open position.
PM-406.3 Cooling facilities: 329 At such time as the Department of Public Health declares a heat emergency, the owner or operator of personal care boarding home occupancies in Group I-1 (Supervised Living Facilities) shall, whenever the indoor ambient air temperature exceeds 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees C), supply mechanical air cooling to every habitable room to maintain a temperature not exceeding 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees C).
Exception: Where there are separate mechanical air cooling facilities for each dwelling or rooming unit, and such facilities are under the sole control of the occupant of the dwelling or rooming unit.
   PM-406.3.1 Equipment: The cooling equipment in the facility shall be capable of maintaining an indoor ambient air temperature which does not exceed 81 degrees Fahrenheit (27 degrees C) based on an outside design temperature of 100 degrees Fahrenheit (38 degrees C).
   PM-406.3.2 Room temperature measurement: The required room temperature shall be measured three feet (914 mm) above the floor approximately at the center of the room.
PM-406.4 Cooking equipment: Every dwelling unit shall contain a gas range or electric range for cooking. Such equipment shall be installed and maintained so that it will function safely and properly.
   PM-406.4.1 Cooking prohibited: Unless approved through the certificate of occupancy, cooking shall not be permitted in any rooming unit or dormitory unit, and a cooking facility or appliance shall not be permitted to be present in a rooming unit or dormitory unit.
   Exception: Where specifically approved in writing by the code official.



   Amended, Bill No. 030774 (approved December 31, 2003). See note 235 for effective date provisions.