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PREFACE
Chapter C HOME RULE CHARTER
Chapter 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS
Chapter 5 ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
Chapter 14 AUTHORITIES
Chapter 23 BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, COMMITTEES AND COUNCILS
Chapter 36 FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICES
Chapter 51 INITIATIVE AND REFERENDUM
Chapter 62 PENSIONS
Chapter 70 PERSONNEL
Chapter 77 POLICE DEPARTMENT
Chapter 91 SALARIES AND COMPENSATION
Chapter 120 ALARM SYSTEMS
Chapter 127 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
Chapter 141 ANIMALS
Chapter 166 CABLE TELEVISION
Chapter 173 COMMERCIAL LAUNDRY CODE
Chapter 180 CONSTRUCTION CODES
Chapter 185 CONVERSION THERAPY
Chapter 188 CURFEW
Chapter 201 ELECTRIC SERVICE
Chapter 212 FEES
Chapter 219 FIREARMS
Chapter 225 FIREWORKS
Chapter 231 FIRE INSURANCE PROCEEDS
Chapter 237 FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
Chapter 251 FOOD CODE
Chapter 272 GRAFFITI
Chapter 288 HEALTH AND SAFETY
Chapter 295 HISTORICAL AND CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Chapter 302 HOUSE NUMBERING
Chapter 308 HOUSING
Chapter 325 LAW ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 328 LEAD-BASED PAINT
Chapter 332 LIBRARY
Chapter 339 LICENSES AND PERMITS
Chapter 346 LITTER AND ADVERTISING MATERIAL
Chapter 353 LOITERING AND PANHANDLING
Chapter 364 MASSAGE THERAPISTS
Chapter 378 MUNICIPAL CLAIMS AND LIENS
Chapter 387 NOISE
Chapter 396 PARKS AND RECREATION
Chapter 403 PAWNBROKERS
Chapter 410 PEDDLING AND SOLICITING
Chapter 424 POLES
Chapter 431 PROPERTY SALES
Chapter 433 PUBLIC ART
Chapter 438 RAIN BARRELS
Chapter 442 RECORDS, PUBLIC ACCESS
Chapter 453 SALES
Chapter 460 SCRAP METAL DEALERS
Chapter 467 SEWERS AND SEWAGE DISPOSAL
Chapter 473 SEXUALLY ORIENTED BUSINESSES
Chapter 479 SIDEWALK CAFES
Chapter 485 SIGNS
Chapter 496 SOLID WASTE
Chapter 502 STORAGE FACILITIES
Chapter 505 STORMWATER MANAGEMENT
Chapter 508 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
Chapter 515 SUBDIVISION AND LAND DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 521 SUSTAINABILITY
Chapter 536 TAMPERING WITH PUBLIC PROPERTY
Chapter 540 TATTOO AND PIERCING ESTABLISHMENTS
Chapter 543 TAX ABATEMENTS
Chapter 546 TAX AMNESTY PROGRAM
Chapter 549 TAXATION
Chapter 555 TREES
Chapter 564 VEHICLE NUISANCES, STORAGE OF
Chapter 570 VEHICLE REPAIR SHOPS
Chapter 576 VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
Chapter 583 VENDING MACHINES
Chapter 600 ZONING
Chapter A610 ANNEXATION OF TERRITORY
Chapter A611 BOND ISSUES AND LOANS
Chapter A612 FRANCHISE AND SERVICES
Chapter A613 GOVERNMENTAL AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS
Chapter A614 PLAN APPROVAL
Chapter A615 PUBLIC PROPERTY
Chapter A616 SEWERS
Chapter A617 STREETS AND SIDEWALKS
Chapter A618 WATER
Chapter A619 ZONING; PRIOR ORDINANCES
Chapter DT DERIVATION TABLE
Chapter DL DISPOSITION LIST
§ 36-101.  Recognizing Volunteer Fire Department.
[Amended 6-8-1938 by Ord. No. 20-1938; 5-29-2001 by Ord. No. 14-2001]
   A.   The following named fire companies, to wit:
      (1)   Rainbow Steam Fire Engine Company No. 1, of the City of Reading, Pa., instituted March 17, 1773.
      (2)   The Junior Steam Fire Engine Company No. 2, instituted December, 2, 1813.
      (3)   Reading Hose Company No. 1, instituted July 4, 1819.
      (4)   Neversink Fire Company No. 3, of the City of Reading, instituted April 14, 1829.
      (5)   Friendship Steam Fire Engine Company No. 4 of Reading, Pa., instituted March 4, 1848.
      (6)   The Liberty Fire Company of Reading, Pa., instituted January 21, 1854.
      (7)   Washington Fire Company No. 2 of Reading, Pa., instituted September 17, 1855.
      (8)   Keystone Hook & Ladder Company No. 1, of Reading, Pa., instituted January 19, 1856.
      (9)   The  Hampden Steam Fire  Engine Company No.  6.  of  Reading, Pa.,  organized September 8, 1867.
      (10)   Marion Hose and Steam Fire Engine Company No. 10, of Reading, Pa., instituted October 1, 1881.
      (11)   Riverside Steam Fire Engine Company, instituted January 9, 1890.
      (12)   The Schuylkill Fire Company of the City of Reading, instituted February 20, 1892.
      (13)   The Union Fire Company of Reading, Pa., instituted March 18, 1898.
      (14)   Oakbrook Fire Company, organized November, 1902.
   B.   Together with such other fire companies as may be hereafter organized, in accordance with the provisions of § 36-102 hereof, shall constitute the Firemen's Union of the City of Reading. Such companies are hereby recognized as the duly organized Volunteer Fire Department of the City, subject to such necessary rules and regulations as Council shall approve by ordinance.