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(a) No person shall damage, obstruct, obscure from view, remove, tamper with or otherwise disturb any fire hydrant, fire department connection, or fire protection system or equipment required to be installed or maintained under the provisions of this Fire Prevention Code or Building Code except for the purpose of extinguishing fire, training or testing purposes, recharging, or making necessary repairs, or when permitted by the Fire Official. Whenever a fire protection system or equipment is removed as herein permitted, it shall be replaced or re-installed as soon as the purpose for which it was removed has been accomplished. Defective and nonapproved fire protection systems or equipment shall be replaced or repaired as ordered by the Fire Official.
(b) No person shall sell, offer for sale, or use any fire protection system or equipment which does not meet the minimum standards for such system or equipment as specified in this Fire Prevention Code.
(c) No person shall service, test, repair or install for profit any fire protection or fire fighting equipment without first being certified by the Ohio Fire Marshal, as required by Ohio R.C. 3737.65.
(Ord. 06-303. Passed 8-8-06.)