4-1-14: DANGEROUS AND DEFECTIVE STRUCTURES; NOTICE; VIOLATION:
Whenever in the judgment of the fire chief any building or structure, or any portion thereof, or any appurtenances or fixtures thereto, or any chimney, smokestack, stove, oven, furnace or wiring or thing connected with such building or premises is deemed defective or unsafe, and such defect or unsafe condition is such as to create a danger from fire; or whenever the owner or occupant of such building or structure or part thereof keeps or stores any explosive, combustible or inflammable material, waste or rubbish of any description in such manner that the same creates a danger from fire, the fire chief or his appointee shall give the owner or person having control of such building or structure notice, not exceeding five (5) days, of required changes, alterations or repairs necessary to render the same safe to life and property from fire, and any person refusing or neglecting to comply with such notice shall be deemed guilty of a class B misdemeanor and upon conviction, subject to penalty as provided in section 1-4-1 of this code. (Ord. 2002-5, 2-5-2002; amd. 2003 Code)