City of Oneonta, NY
Otsego County
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Editor's Note: Former Art. I, Fire Limits, was repealed 7-2-2002 by Ord. No. 7-2002. This ordinance also renumbered former Arts. II through V, §§ 126-2 through 126-25, as Arts. I through IV, §§ 126-1 through 126-24, respectively.
[Amended 2-16-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999]
Obstruction of the operations of the Fire Department or interfering with the orders of the Common Council or the officers of the Fire Department during the time a fire is in progress is hereby prohibited.
No person shall intentionally give by means of the fire alarm system, or verbal or otherwise, a false alarm of fire.
No person shall open, use, draw water from or in any matter interfere with any hydrant in the City of Oneonta without authority from the Board of Public Service. This prohibition shall not apply to firemen in the pursuit of their duties. No person shall break, deface, injure, remove or in any manner tamper with any hydrant or any part thereof, and no person shall open any hydrant with any wrench other than standard hydrant wrench.
No person shall erect or plant any obstruction within five feet of any hydrant or cause obstruction that will in any way hinder the Fire Department from hooking onto it, or operating any hydrant. No obstruction shall be placed so as to obstruct the view of any hydrant for at distance of at least 50 feet up and down the street.
No unauthorized person shall paint or in any way change the color of a fire hydrant.