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(A) The following rules relative to passageways, stairs and fire exits shall be applicable to all public buildings, places of assembly, commercial or business buildings, hotels, apartment buildings, lodging houses, tourist homes and all other buildings except private dwellings and except as otherwise expressly limited herein to a particular type of building.
(B) No fire escape, stairway, balcony or ladder on any building shall be obstructed, out of repair, or maintained in a hazardous condition. Doors and windows leading to any fire escape shall open easily from the inside.
(C) No person shall do any act which causes any violation of any of the rules set forth in this section, nor shall any person owning any building or in charge thereof, as agent, employee or otherwise, permit any of such rules to be violated.
Penalty, see § 10.99