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Within one year after the effective date of this charter, the Fire Department shall prepare, with the aid of the Law Department, and submit to the Council for its consideration a comprehensive Fire Code which shall embrace all matters to which the powers and duties of the Fire Department extend and which shall have as its purpose the prevention of fires and explosions and the protection of the people of the City and their property from the danger thereof.
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Purposes: City ordinances dealing with matters within the jurisdiction of the Fire Department have been enacted on many separate occasions over a period of many years. Such ordinances are not integrated and do not always reflect modern needs and practices. Codification is required by the Charter to remedy this condition and as an aid to a more effective fire control and prevention program.