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(A) Purpose and intent. Pursuant to 2007 State Fire Code Section 506.1, or as may be amended, it is the purpose of this section to authorize the Fire Department to require the installation or replacement of lock boxes at approved locations in the city where access to or within a structure or an area is restricted because of secured openings or where immediate access is necessary for life-saving or fire-fighting purposes.
(B) Type of lock boxes. The lock boxes shall be of a type approved by the Fire Department and shall contain keys to gain necessary access to the structure or restricted area.
(C) Purchase and installation of lock boxes.
(1) The property owner is responsible for the purchase and installation of the lock box, which must be installed pursuant to the manufacturer’s instructions and the installation shall be approved by the Fire Department.
(2) The Fire Department is responsible for the installation of the lock assembly for the lock box.
(D) Fee. The property owner is required to pay the Fire Department for the installation and replacement of the lock assembly for the lock box, pursuant to the Fee Schedule.
(Ord. 14-03, passed 8-11-2014)