City of New Haven, MO
Franklin County
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Section 203.010 Fire Prevention Code Adopted.

[CC 1984 §10.010]
The Fire Prevention Code, being particularly the 1965 Edition thereof and the October, 1966, Revision thereto as published by the American Insurance Association, is hereby adopted as fully as if it were set out verbatim in this Section as the Fire Prevention Code of the City.

Section 203.020 Scope of Fire Prevention Code — Resolution of Conflicts.

[CC 1984 §10.020]
The provisions of the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter shall be controlling in the City, unless the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code are expressly amended or modified by the provisions of this Code. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code and an express provision of this Code, the provisions of this Code shall prevail.

Section 203.030 Bureau of Fire Prevention — Established — Composition — Authority To Modify Fire Prevention Code.

[CC 1984 §10.030]
There is hereby established a Bureau of Fire Prevention which shall be composed of the Board of Aldermen. The Bureau of Fire Prevention shall have the power to modify any of the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter, upon written application by the person seeking the modification, when there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the Fire Prevention Code, provided that the spirit of Fire Prevention Code shall be observed, the public safety secured and substantial justice done.

Section 203.040 Fire Marshal — Office Created — Appointment — Authority and Duties Generally.

[CC 1984 §10.040]
There is hereby created the office of Fire Marshal who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent and approval of a majority of the members of the Board of Aldermen. It shall be the duty of the Fire Marshal to enforce the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter; the Fire Marshal shall perform such duties and have such powers and authority as is prescribed for the Chief of the Fire Department by the Fire Prevention Code. The Fire Marshal shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Mayor or the Board of Aldermen.

Section 203.050 Building Inspector Ex Officio Fire Marshal.

[CC 1984 §10.050]
The Building Inspector shall be ex officio Fire Marshal, unless some other person is specifically appointed to fill the office of Fire Marshal.

Section 203.060 Appeals From Orders of Fire Marshal.

[CC 1984 §10.060]
Appeals from orders of the Fire Marshal made pursuant to the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter shall be made in writing within thirty (30) days from the date of the order appealed. The appeal shall be directed to the Bureau of Fire Prevention.