Skip to code content (skip section selection)
FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION
5-1-1: Fire Code Adopted
A. Adopted; Amendments: Pursuant to the authority granted by 65 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/1-3-2, the village of West Dundee hereby adopts by reference, as criteria for the issuance of construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair and installation permits the provisions of the published 2012 international fire code with the following amendments:
Section 101.1 These provisions shall be known as the fire prevention code of [Name Of Jurisdiction], hereinafter referred to as "this code".
Insert: Village of West Dundee as the Name Of Jurisdiction
Section 104.3 Add: The village shall have the authority to inspect all commercial buildings/businesses annually. An apartment building is classified as a commercial building. The village shall have the authority to inspect all non- sprinklered multi-family building apartments within the apartment building with six or more units annually, or any apartment as deemed necessary by the building or fire code official.
Section 220.127.116.11 Inspection Fees:
Classification: Annual Fire & Life Safety Inspection Fee:
Initial & first re-inspection
Third or more re-inspection
Section 108 Board of appeals shall be the village board with rules, regulations and procedures as described in section 113.1 of the adopted building code as amended in subsection 9-1A-1A of the municipal code.
Section 109.3.3 Violations may also be enforced through administrative adjudication as outlined in title 6 chapter 8 of the municipal code.
Section 109.4 Insert misdemeanor for specific offense, insert $500.00 for dollars for amount, delete the following text "or by imprisonment not exceeding (number of days), or both such fine and imprisonment."
Section 111.4 Insert $25.00 and $500.00 for amounts.
Section 903.2 Approved automatic sprinkler systems in new buildings and structures shall be provided
Delete text: "in the locations described in sections 903.2.1 through 903.2.12"
903.2 Add text: ", all use groups other than residential greater than 4,000 square feet in size and all groups A-5 @1000 square foot, R, H and I regardless of size". Those single family homes shall have an approved exterior horn/strobe that activates on sprinkler water flow and a 10" bell connected to the HVAC duct work in the basement to notify the resident of sprinkler activation.
Section 907.2 Where Required. An approved fire alarm system installed in accordance with the provisions of this code and NFPA 72 shall be provided in new buildings and structures in accordance with sections 907.2.1 through 907.2.23 and provide occupant notification in accordance with section 907.5, unless other requirements are provided by another section of this code.
Delete text: in new buildings and structures in accordance with sections 907.2.1 through 907.2.23
Insert text: in all locations which have fire suppression are required to have a fire alarm system, or any use group greater than 2,500 square feet.
Section 907.2.A Buildings equipped with automatic fire suppression with flow switches placed on each floor level will not require smoke detection. The code official may require smoke detection in areas such as electrical rooms or rooms not easily identifiable to firefighting forces. Each building with a fire alarm shall have an approved exterior red strobe that activates on all alarms which will be located by the code official and an approved blue strobe placed 1' above the exterior sprinkler bell that activates on water flow only. Historical districts are exempt from the exterior horn/strobe requirements.
Section 1011.2 Add: "Floor level exit signs are required in use group A2, night clubs".
5003.1 (Hazardous Materials General Provisions) Add: "based on the zoning district and the fire code official approval."
Section 5504.1 (Storage Cryogenic Fluids) Shall be limited to industrial zoned properties and requires issuance of special permit approved by the fire code official.
Section 5604.1 (Explosive Material Storage And Handling) The storage of explosive materials is prohibited in the jurisdiction of the village of West Dundee without special permit approved by the fire code official.
Section 5704.2.9.6 (Storage Flammable And Combustible Liquid Tanks) Add: "above ground storage of flammable and combustible liquids shall not be permitted without special permit approved by the fire code official".
Section 6104.2 Liquefied petroleum gas shall be limited to any one installation not exceeding a water capacity of 500 gallons without special permit approved by the fire code official.
Adopt appendix B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I.
(Ord. 14-35, 8-4-2014)