8.20.020   Establishment authority and responsibilities.
   A.   The fire marshal under the authority of the fire chief is hereby authorized to enforce the provisions of the California Fire Code and shall have the authority to render interpretations of the code, and to adopt policies, procedures, rules and regulations in order to clarify the application of its provisions. Such interpretations, policies, procedures, rules and regulations shall be in compliance with the intent and purpose of the code and shall not have the effect of waiving requirements specifically provided for in the code.
   B.   The fire marshal may authorize fire inspectors and other members of the fire department as deemed necessary to enforce the provisions of the fire code.
   C.   A report of the fire prevention division shall be made annually to the city manager. The fire marshal under the authority of the fire chief shall also recommend any amendments to the code which, in his/her judgment.
(Ord. 2019-15 § 2 (part), 2019)