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(A) Whenever necessary for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this code, or whenever the Fire Chief or authorized representative there exists in any structure or upon any premises, any condition which makes such structure or premises unsafe, the Fire Chief or authorized representative shall be permitted to enter such structure or premises at all reasonable times to inspect the same or to perform any duty imposed upon the Fire Chief by this code or state regulations.
(B) The Fire Chief or authorized representative may be required by the owner or occupant to present proper credentials as proof of his authority.
(C) If such entry is refused, the Fire Chief may apply to a Court of competent jurisdiction for an order compelling such inspection, which order such court shall have authority hereunder to grant pursuant to I.C. 22-14-2-4.