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(A) For purposes of the village code, the international fire code, 2006 edition, as incorporated herein, is hereby amended in the following respects:
Section 101.1 Title: The regulations in this international fire code, 2006 edition, shall be known as part A of the fire prevention code of the village of Riverside, Illinois [name of jurisdiction], hereinafter referred to as "part A of the fire prevention code." All references herein to "this code" shall refer to part A of the fire prevention code."this code."
Section 101.6 Conflicting Provisions: In the event of any conflict between provisions of the international fire code (2006 edition), the international residential code including appendix P, and the NFPA 101 life safety code (2006 edition), the most stringent provision shall control.
Section 104.3 Right Of Entry: Whenever it is necessary to make an inspection to enforce the provisions of this code, or whenever the fire code official has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in a building or upon any premises any conditions or violations of this code which make the building or premises unsafe, dangerous or hazardous, the fire code official shall have the authority to enter secure entry into the building or onto the premises at all reasonable times to inspect or to perform the duties imposed upon the fire code official by this code. If such building or premises is occupied, the fire code official shall present credentials to the occupant and request entry. If such building or premises is unoccupied, the fire code official shall first make a reasonable effort to locate the owner or other person having charge or control of the building or premises and request entry. If entry is refused, the fire code official has recourse to every remedy provided by law to secure entry.
SECTION 108 BOARD OF APPEALS: Section 108 is deleted in its entirety.
Section 109.3 Violation Penalties: Persons who shall violate a provision of the fire prevention code this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter, repair or do work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the fire code official, or of a permit or certificate issued used under provisions of the fire prevention code this code, shall be guilty of [specify offense], punishable by subject to a fine of not less than $50.00 and not more than $750.00 [amount] dollars or by imprisonment not exceeding [number of days], or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense. Each day of such a violation constitutes a separate offense and may be cited accordingly.
SECTION 302 DEFINITIONS:
Insert the following definition after "Bonfire": Certified Prescribed Burn Manager. An individual who successfully completes an approved training program and receives proper certification.
Insert the following definition after "Powered Industrial Truck": Prescribed Burning. The planned application of fire to naturally occurring vegetative fuels under specified environmental conditions and following appropriate precautionary measures, which causes the fire to be confined to a predetermined area and accomplish land management objectives.
Section 304.1.2 Vegetation: Weeds, grass, vines or other growth that is capable of being ignited and endangering property, shall be cut down and removed by the owner or occupant of the premises. Vegetation clearance requirements in urban wildland interface areas shall be in accordance with the international wildland-urban interface code.
Section 307.2 Permit Notice Required: A permit shall be obtained from the fire code official in accordance with section 105.6 Written notice shall be given to the local fire department on the day of an open burn prior to kindling a fire for a prescribed burn, recognized silvicultural or range or wildlife practices, prevention or control of disease or pests, or a bonfire. For purposes of prescribed burns, such notice shall include a statement that the person conducting the prescribed burn has complied with the requirements under the Illinois prescribed burning act, 525 ILCS 37/1 et seq, and all other applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Application for such approval shall only be presented by and permits issued to the owner of the land upon which the fire is to be kindled.
Section 505.1 Address Numbers: New and existing buildings shall have approved address numbers, building numbers or approved building identification placed in a position that is plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. Address numbers shall be may only be in the form of arabic numerals or alphabet letters. Numbers shall be a minimum of 4 inches (102 mm) high with a minimum stroke width of 0.5 inch (12.7 mm).
Section 907.2.1 Group A: The exception to section 907.2.1 is deleted.
Section 907.2.2 Group B: The exception to section 907.2.2 is deleted.
Section 907.2.3 Group E: All exceptions to section 907.2.3 are deleted.
Section 907.2.4 Group F: The exception to section 907.2.4 is deleted.
Section 907.2.8.1 Group R-1 Manual Fire Alarm System: All exceptions to section 907.2.8.1 are deleted.
Section 907.2.9 Group R-2: All exceptions to section 907.2.9 are deleted.
Section 910.2 Where Required: Approved Ssmoke and heat vents shall be installed in the roofs of one-story buildings or portions thereof occupied for the uses set forth in sections 910.2.1 through 910.2.3., and also in the roofs of:
1. Buildings used as a group A, I, H, S, or F occupancy having more than 7,500 square feet (696.772 m2) of gross floor area (combined area of all floors);
2. Buildings with a gross floor area (combined area of all floors) exceeding 40,000 square feet (3716.121 m2);
3. Buildings with more than three (3) stories or which exceed 35 feet in height;
4. Buildings with multi-story atriums; and
5. Covered mall buildings, including individual tenant spaces.
Section 910.4.3 Operation: Mechanical smoke exhaust fans shall be automatically activated by the automatic sprinkler system or by heat detectors having operating characteristics equivalent to those described in section 910.3.2. Individual manual controls for each fan unit shall also be provided adjacent to the fire alarm control panel and shall be marked to identify each fan location.
SECTION 1007 ACCESSIBLE MEANS OF EGRESS: Section 1007 is deleted in its entirety. Means of egress shall comply with the Illinois accessibility code, 71 Ill. adm. code 400.110 et seq.
Section 1008.1.8.3 Locks And Latches: Subsection 2 of section 1008.1.8.3 is deleted in its entirety.
Section 1011.1 Where Required: Exits and exit access doors shall be marked by an approved exit sign readily visible from any direction of egress travel. Access to exits shall be marked by readily visible exit signs in cases where the exit or the path of egress travel is not immediately visible to the occupants. Exit sign placement shall be such that no point in a corridor is more than 100 feet (30,480 mm) or the listed viewing distance for the sign, whichever is less, from the nearest visible exit sign. On all floors and in rooms with an occupant load of twenty-nine (29) or more persons, required exit doors and access to such exits shall be plainly marked by approved exit signs sufficiently illuminated when the floor or room is occupied.
Exceptions: The exceptions to subsection 1011.1 shall apply as written in the international fire code.
Section 1015.1 Exit Or Exit Access Doorways Required: Two exits or exit access doorways from any space shall be provided where one of the following conditions exists:
1. The occupant load of the space exceeds the values in table 1015.1.
2. The common path of egress travel exceeds the limitations of section 1014.3.
3. Where required by sections 1015.3, 1015.4 and 1015.5.
4. Any room or space greater than 2,000 square feet (185.806 m2) or containing more than 29 occupants.
Exception: Group I-2 occupancies shall comply with section 1014.2.2.
SPACES WITH ONE MEANS OF EGRESS
Maximum Occupant Load
A, B, E a, F, M, U
H-1, H-2, H-3
H-4, H-5, I-1, I-3, I-4, R
a. Day care maximum occupant load is 10.
(B) For purposes of the village code, the NFPA 101 life safety code, 2006 edition, as incorporated herein, is hereby amended in the following respects:
Section 1.1.1 Title: The regulations in this NFPA 101, life safety code, 2006 edition, shall be known as part B of the fire prevention code of the village of Riverside, Illinois, hereinafter referred to as "part B of the fire prevention code." the life safety code®, is cited as such, and shall be referred to herein as All references herein to "this code" or "the code." shall refer to part B of the fire prevention code.
(C) For purposes of the village code, the international residential code, as incorporated herein, is hereby amended in the following respects:
Section R101.1 Title: These regulations in this international residential code for one- and two-family dwellings, 2006 edition, including appendix P, provisions shall be known as part C of the fire prevention code of the village of Riverside, Illinois, hereinafter referred to as "part C of the fire prevention code."the residential code for one- and two-family dwellings of [name of jurisdiction], and shall be cited as such and will be referred to herein as All references herein to "this code." shall refer to part C of the fire prevention code.
Section R104.6 Right Of Entry: Where it is necessary to make an inspection to enforce the provisions of this code, or where the building official has reasonable cause to believe that there exists in a structure or upon a premises a condition which is contrary to or in violation of this code which makes the structure or premises unsafe, dangerous or hazardous, the building official or designee is authorized to enter secure entry into the structure or onto the premises at reasonable times to inspect or to perform the duties imposed by this code, provided that if such structure or premises be occupied that credentials be presented to the occupant and entry requested. If such structure or premises be unoccupied, the building official shall first make a reasonable effort to locate the owner or other person having charge or control of the structure or premises and request entry. If entry is refused, the building official shall have recourse to the remedies provided by law to secure entry.
(Ord. 2703, 3-16-2009)