SECTION PM-102  APPLICABILITY
PM-102.1 [Reserved]
PM-102.2 Maintenance. Equipment, systems, devices and safeguards required by this code or a previous regulation or code under which the structure or premises was constructed, altered or repaired shall be maintained in good working order. No owner, operator or occupant shall cause any service, facility, equipment or utility which is required under this Section to be removed from or shut off from or discontinued for any occupied dwelling, except for such temporary interruption as necessary while repairs or alterations are in progress. The requirements of this code are not intended to provide the basis for removal or abrogation of fire protection and safety systems and devices in existing structures. Except as otherwise specified herein, the owner or the owner's designated agent shall be responsible for the maintenance of buildings, structures and premises.
PM-102.3 Application of other codes. Repairs, additions or alterations to a structure, or changes of occupancy, shall be done in accordance with the procedures and provisions of the International Building Code, International Fuel Gas Code, International Mechanical Code and NFPA 70. Nothing in this code shall be construed to cancel, modify or set aside any provision of the International Zoning Code.
PM-102.4 Existing remedies. The provisions in this code shall not be construed to abolish or impair existing remedies of the jurisdiction or its officers or agencies relating to the removal or demolition of any structure which is dangerous, unsafe and insanitary.
PM-102.5 [Reserved]
PM-102.6 Historic buildings. The provisions of this code shall not be mandatory for existing buildings or structures designated as historic buildings when such buildings or structures are judged by the code official to be safe and in the public interest of health, safety and welfare. Nothing in this code shall be construed to repeal or modify any applicable provisions of Chapter 14-1000 ("Historic Preservation").
PM-102.7 Referenced codes and standards. The codes and standards referenced in this code shall be those that are listed in Chapter 10 and considered part of the requirements of this code to the prescribed extent of each such reference. Where differences occur between provisions of this code and the referenced standards, the provisions of this code shall apply.
Exception: Where enforcement of a code provision would violate the conditions of the equipment or appliance, the conditions of the listing shall apply.
PM-102.8 Requirements not covered by code. Requirements necessary for the strength, stability or proper operation of an existing fixture, structure or equipment, or for the public safety, health and general welfare, not specifically covered by this code, shall be determined by the code official.
PM-102.9 Application of references. References to Chapter or Section numbers, or to provisions not specifically identified by number, shall be construed to refer to such Chapter, Section or provision of this code.
PART 2 – ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT