Town of Parma, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Parma 6-8-1981. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Blasting — See Ch. 19.
Building Code administration — See Ch. 24.
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 27.
Public assembly — See Ch. 108.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
This chapter shall provide the basic method for administration and enforcement of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code, hereinafter referred to as the "Uniform Code," in the Town of Parma and shall establish powers, duties and responsibilities in connection therewith.
[Amended 1-19-1993; 1-15-2013 by L.L. No. 1-2013]
There is hereby designated the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer to administer and enforce the Uniform Code within the Town of Parma.
A. 
The Code Enforcement Officer in charge of the office of Fire Prevention as well as the Deputy Code Enforcement Officers shall be appointed by the Parma Town Board. Their appointments shall continue at the pleasure of the Parma Town Board.
B. 
The Town Board of the Town of Parma may appoint such temporary technical investigators, inspectors or consultants as may be necessary upon the request of the Code Enforcement Officer.
C. 
Every structure fire shall be reported to the office of the Code Enforcement Officer after the occurrence of the same as soon as practicable by the fire officer in charge. Furthermore, the office of the Code Enforcement Officer shall be notified upon the occurrence of a working fire as soon as possible.
D. 
Any request for variance of the Uniform Code to alleviate a practical difficulty or hardship must be submitted to the proper regional Board of Review for approval as set forth in Part 440 of Title 19 NYCRR.
A. 
The Town of Parma, upon recommendation of the Code Enforcement Officer, may adopt rules and regulations for the administration and enforcement of the Uniform Code. Such rules and regulations shall not conflict with the Uniform Code, this chapter or any other provision of law.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
B. 
The Town of Parma, upon recommendation of the Code Enforcement Officer, shall publish all rules and regulations at least 30 days prior to the effective date thereof in a newspaper of general circulation within the Town of Parma.
A. 
Upon payment of a fee as prescribed in the schedule of fees adopted by the Town of Parma,[1] permits shall be issued by and bear the name and signature of the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer and shall specify:
(1) 
The activity or operation for which the permit is issued.
(2) 
The address or location where the activity or operation is to be conducted.
(3) 
The name and address of the permittee.
(4) 
The permit number and date of issuance.
(5) 
The period of permit validity.
[1]
Editor's Note: The fee schedule is on file in the town offices.
B. 
Permits shall not be transferable and any change in activity, operation, location, ownership or use shall require a new permit.
C. 
Permits shall continue until revoked or for a period of time designated at the time of issuance. An extension of the permit time period may be granted, provided that a satisfactory reason can be shown for failure to start or complete the work or activity authorized within the required time period.
D. 
Permits shall be obtained for the following:
Acetylene generators: to operate an acetylene generator having a calcium carbide capacity exceeding five pounds.
Automobile tire rebuilding plants: to operate an automobile tire rebuilding plant.
Automobile wrecking yards: to operate an automobile wrecking yard.
Bowling establishments: for bowling pin refinishing and bowling lane resurfacing operations involving the use and application of flammable or combustible liquids or materials.
Cellulose nitrate motion-picture film: to store, keep or have on hand more than 25 pounds of cellulose nitrate motion-picture film.
Cellulose nitrate plastics (pyroxylin):
(1)
To store, keep or have on hand more than 25 pounds of cellulose nitrate plastics (pyroxylin).
(2)
To manufacture articles of cellulose nitrate plastics (pyroxylin) which shall include the use of cellulose nitrate plastics (pyroxylin) in the manufacture or assembling of other articles.
Combustible fibers: to store, handle or use combustible fibers in quantities in excess of 100 cubic feet, except agricultural products on a farm.
Combustible materials: to store combustible materials including but not limited to empty combustible packing cases, boxes, barrels or similar containers, rubber tires, baled cotton, rubber, cork or other similar materials in excess of 2,500 cubic feet gross volume, on any premises.
Compressed gases:
(1)
To store, handle or use at normal temperatures and pressures more than:
(a)
Two thousand cubic feet of flammable compressed gas; or
(b)
Six thousand cubic feet of nonflammable compressed gas.
(2)
To store, handle or use any quantity of liquefied natural or hydrogen gas.
Cryogenics: to store, handle or use cryogenic fluids, except cryogenics used as a motor fuel and stored in motor vehicle tanks, as follows:
(1)
Production, sale or storage of cryogenic fluids.
(2)
Storage or use of flammable cryogenic fluids, cryogenic oxidizers or liquefied oxygen in excess of 10 gallons.
Dry-cleaning plants: to use in excess of four gallons of solvents or cleaning agents classified as flammable or combustible.
Dust-producing plants: to operate any grain elevator, flour, starch or feed mill, woodworking plant or plant pulverizing aluminum, coal, cocoa, plastics, magnesium, spices, sugar, sulfur or other materials producing explosive-potential dust.
Explosive ammunition and blasting agents:
(1)
To manufacture, possess, store, sell or otherwise dispose of explosives and blasting agents.
(2)
To use explosives or blasting agents.[2]
(3)
To operate a terminal for handling explosives or blasting agents.
Flammable and combustible liquids:
(1)
To store, handle or use flammable liquids in excess of 61/2 gallons inside dwellings; or in excess of 10 gallons inside any other building or other occupancy; or in excess of 60 gallons outside of any building. This provision shall not apply to:
(a)
Liquids in the fuel tank of a motor vehicle, aircraft, portable or stationary engine, boat or portable heating plant.
(b)
Paints, oils, varnishes or similar flammable mixtures, when such liquids are stored for maintenance, painting or similar purposes.
(2)
To store, handle or use combustible liquids in excess of 25 gallons inside a building, or in excess of 60 gallons outside of any building. This provision shall not apply to fuel oil used in connection with oil-burning equipment.
(3)
A permit shall be obtained for the initial installation of an oil burner and a fuel oil tank used in connection therewith. A permit shall be required for the replacement of a fuel oil tank connected to an oil burner.
(4)
For processing, blending or refining of flammable or combustible liquids.
Flammable finishing: for spraying, coating or dipping operations utilizing flammable or combustible liquids.
Fruit ripening process: to conduct a fruit ripening process using ethylene gas.
Fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging: to conduct fumigation or thermal insecticidal fogging operations.
Hazardous chemicals:
(1)
To store, handle or use more than 55 gallons of corrosive liquids; or more than 50 pounds of oxidizing materials; or more than 10 pounds of organic peroxides; or more than 50 pounds of nitromethane; or 1,000 pounds or more of ammonium nitrate, ammonium nitrate fertilizers and fertilizer mixtures containing 60% or more ammonium or any amount of toxic material or poisonous gas.
(2)
To store, handle or use any quantity of air-reactive, water-reactive or unstable materials.
Liquefied petroleum gas: for each installation of liquefied petroleum gas employing a container or an aggregate of interconnected containers of 500 gallons or more water capacity, and for each permanent installation, irrespective of size of containers, made at buildings in which 20 or more persons congregate for civic, political, educational, religious, social or recreational purposes. Installers shall maintain a record of all installations and replacement of portable cylinders, and have it available for inspection.
Lumberyards: to operate a lumberyard.
Magnesium: for melting, casting, heat treating, machining or grinding of more than 10 pounds of magnesium per working day.
Matches:
(1)
To manufacture matches.
(2)
To store matches in excess of 25 cases. (Note: One case equals one matchman's gross of 14,400 matches.)
Organic coatings: to perform organic coating operations utilizing more than one gallon of organic coating on any working day.
Ovens and furnaces: to operate industrial processing ovens and furnaces operating at approximately atmospheric pressures and temperatures not exceeding 1,400° F. which are heated with oil or gas fuel or which during operation contain flammable vapors from the material in the oven or the catalytic combustion system.
Places of assembly: to maintain, operate or use a place of assembly._
Service stations and repair garages: to operate a service station or repair garage.
Welding and cutting: to operate a welding and cutting business. A record of all locations where welding or cutting operations are performed shall be maintained and kept available for inspection by the permit holder.
[2]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 19, Blasting.
E. 
Consolidated permits. When more than one permit is required for the same property or premises, a single permit may be issued listing all materials or operations covered. Revocation of a portion or portions of such consolidated permit, for specific hazardous materials or operations, shall not invalidate the remainder.
F. 
Location of permits. Permits shall be kept on property or premises covered by the permit or carried by the permit holder.
G. 
Revocation of permits. Permits may be suspended or revoked when it is determined there is a violation of a condition under which the permit was issued, or there has been misrepresentation or falsification of material facts in connection with the permit application or a condition of the permit.
H. 
Permit fees.
(1) 
Whenever the code provides or requires the issuance of a permit, application therefor shall be made to the Code Enforcement Officer of the Town of Parma. Upon the filing of the application, a fee in the amount as set by the Town Board from time to time shall be paid to the Town of Parma.
[Amended 4-18-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000]
(2) 
All such permits as herein required shall be valid for a period of one year and shall be renewed yearly upon application therefor and the payment of the permit fee as herein required.
A. 
The Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer shall conduct periodic inspections for all buildings and premises except the interiors of single-family dwellings for compliance with the provisions of the Uniform Code. Such inspections may be made at any reasonable time.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
B. 
If entrance to make an inspection is refused or cannot be obtained, the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer may apply for a warrant to make an inspection to any court of competent jurisdiction.
C. 
Appearance tickets. The Code Enforcement Officer shall have the authority, pursuant to Article 150 of the Criminal Procedure Law, to issue an appearance ticket subscribed by him, directing a designated person to appear in a designated local criminal court at a designated future time in connection with the alleged commission of a designated violation of this code or any order made thereunder.
A. 
A person owning, operating, occupying or maintaining property or premises within the scope of the Uniform Code or this chapter shall comply with all the provisions of the Uniform Code, this chapter and all orders, notices, rules, regulations or determinations issued in connection therewith.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
B. 
Whenever the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer finds that there has been a violation of the Uniform Code, this chapter or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this chapter, a violation order shall be issued to the person or persons responsible.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
C. 
Violation orders shall be in writing; shall identify the property or premises; shall specify the violation and remedial action to be taken; shall provide a reasonable time limit for compliance; and shall state the time within which an appeal may be taken.
D. 
Violation orders may be served by personal service; by mailing by registered or certified mail; or by posting a copy thereof in a conspicuous place on the premises, and by mailing a copy thereof to the premises on the same day as posted, enclosed in a postpaid wrapper addressed to the person responsible.
E. 
In case the owner, lessor, occupant or the agent of any of them shall fail, neglect or refuse to remove, eliminate or abate the violation within the time specified in the violation order, a request to take appropriate legal action shall be made to the Town Board of the Town of Parma.
A. 
Failure to comply with any provision of the Uniform Code, this chapter or rules or regulations adopted pursuant to this chapter, or a violation order, shall be deemed a violation and the violator shall be liable for a fine of not less than $250 or imprisonment not to exceed 30 days, or both, and each day such violation continues shall constitute a separate violation.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
B. 
An action or proceeding in the name of the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer or the Town of Parma may be commenced in any court of competent jurisdiction to compel compliance with or restrain by injunction the violation of any provision of the Uniform Code, this chapter or any rule or regulation adopted pursuant to this chapter, or a violation order, or to vacate the occupancy or building in the case of imminent danger to life or property. Such remedy shall be in addition to penalties otherwise prescribed by law.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
C. 
Parking penalties.
[Amended 5-16-2017 by L.L. No. 2-2017]
(1) 
In addition to the foregoing penalties, any vehicle or other obstruction found standing, parked or left in a fire lane will be ticketed for a no-parking violation, removed or towed away and stored by or at the direction of any law enforcement officer, the Code Enforcement Officer or Deputy Code Enforcement Officer. Any such removal, towing and storage as herein provided may be performed by a private towing contractor, and any and all expenses related thereto shall be at the full responsibility of the owner or person entitled to possession of said vehicle or obstructing article.
(2) 
In addition to the foregoing penalties, any vehicle or other obstruction found standing, parked or left within 15 feet of a fire hydrant will be ticketed by any law enforcement officer, the Code Enforcement Officer or Deputy Code Enforcement Officer.
The Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer shall keep official records of all permits, inspection reports, recommendations, complaints and violation orders.
A. 
A building or structure or part thereof which is an imminent danger to life and safety of the public as a result of a fire or explosion is hereby declared to be a public nuisance.
B. 
Whenever the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer finds a building or structure, or part thereof, to be an imminent danger to life and safety of the public as a result of a fire or explosion, the Town Board of the Town of Parma upon recommendation of the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer may cause it to be demolished and removed or may cause work to be done in and about the building or structure as may be necessary to remove the danger.
C. 
The Town Board of Parma, upon recommendation of the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer, may require the occupants of any such building or structure, or part thereof, to vacate the premises forthwith. No person shall use or occupy such building or structure, or part thereof, until it is made safe. Except for the owner, no person shall enter premises which have been ordered vacated unless authorized to perform inspections, repairs or to demolish and remove such building or structure, or part thereof.
D. 
All costs and expenses incurred by the Town Board of the Town of Parma in connection with any work done to remove the danger or in connection with the demolition and removal of any such building or structure shall be assessed against the land on which such building or structure is located, and a bill for such expenses shall be presented to the owner of the property or, if the owner cannot be ascertained, then such bill shall be posted in a conspicuous place on the premises. Such assessment shall be and shall constitute a lien upon such land. If the owner shall fail to pay for such expenses within 10 days after the bill is presented or posted, a legal action may be brought to collect such assessment or to foreclose such lien. As an alternative to the maintenance of any such action, the Town of Parma Code Enforcement Officer may file a certificate of the actual expenses incurred as aforesaid, together with a statement identifying the property in connection with which the expenses were incurred, and the owner thereof, with the Assessor, who shall in preparation of the next assessment roll assess such amount upon such property. Such amount shall be included in the levy against such property, shall constitute a lien and shall be collected and enforced in the same manner, by the same proceedings, at the same time and under the same penalties as is provided by law for the collection and enforcement of real property taxes in the Town of Parma.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 12-12, Review Board, which immediately followed this subsection, was repealed 1-19-1993.
[Amended 1-19-1993]
A. 
Fire Department and emergency service access.
(1) 
Fire lanes in commercial districts shall be 30 feet in width.
(2) 
Fire lanes in multiple residential districts shall be 25 feet in width.
(3) 
Fire lanes shall be clearly designated by approved markings on pavement or signs or both.
(4) 
Signs shall be no more than 40 feet apart. Signs shall be posted on both sides of the designated fire lane. Top of sign shall be six feet from the ground.
(5) 
Signs shall read NO PARKING FIRE LANE and shall have arrows pointing in the direction of the area designated to be the fire lane.
(6) 
All signs shall be stationary. Signs shall be 12 inches by 18 inches in size, with a white background, red legend and three-inch letters.
(7) 
Pavement markings shall be no more than 40 feet apart and shall read NO PARKING FIRE LANE.
(8) 
Pavement markings shall be painted on the pavement to read in the direction of travel. If two-way traffic is maintained, every other marking shall be painted in the opposite direction.
(9) 
Pavement markings shall be painted on the pavement to the following specifications:
(a) 
All word markings shall be yellow in color.
(b) 
All word markings shall read up, i.e., the first word shall be nearest to the driver.
(c) 
The elongated height of each letter shall be 26 inches.
(d) 
The width of each letter shall be 18 inches. The letter "I" is excluded from this requirement.
(e) 
The stroke of each letter shall be five inches.
(10) 
No person shall park, stand or stop a vehicle in a fire lane except to avoid conflict with other traffic or pedestrians, or in obedience to a stop sign.
[Amended 5-16-2017 by L.L. No. 2-2017]
(11) 
The markings of fire lanes on private property, devoted to public use, shall be approved by the Code Enforcement Officer, the Chief of Police or both.
(12) 
The owner or occupant of the property shall be required to post signs or pavement markings, or both, approved by the Code Enforcement Officer, Chief of Police or both and maintain them in good condition. Failure to replace or repair damaged, faded, rusted or obsolete signs or faded pavement markings within 30 days after written notice served by the Code Enforcement Officer or Chief of Police shall constitute a violation under this chapter.
B. 
Fire protection equipment; water supply.
(1) 
Fire Department connections for standpipe and sprinkler systems are to be maintained accessible at all times. No large shrubbery, fences or barriers of any type shall be placed within 10 feet of connections. This shall also apply to snow removal or plowing.
(2) 
The Code Enforcement Officer shall review hydrant locations and the size of hydrants and water mains in new subdivisions, apartment projects, commercial and industrial areas and where new schools and churches are being constructed. Such review shall be in line with the following procedures:
(a) 
The Town Building Department or other appropriate officer shall furnish the Code Enforcement Officer with maps or plans showing street and water main locations, together with other site information.
[Amended 4-18-2000 by L.L. No. 1-2000]
(b) 
The Code Enforcement Officer will be allowed 30 days for review of plans and location of hydrants and water mains. The Code Enforcement Officer's recommendations shall be plainly shown on the plans and signed by him. Two complete copies of the plans shall be returned to the Code Enforcement Officer upon final approval.
(c) 
The foregoing recommendations shall be forwarded to the Town Board or the Planning Board, as the case may be, for final approval in conformance with the laws as in such cases are made and provided.
(3) 
Residential districts.
(a) 
Hydrants shall not exceed a maximum of 500 feet apart on each street in either direction, and shall be located at intersections whenever possible.
(b) 
Hydrants must be installed and flow tested before above-the-ground construction is commenced. Flow test shall comply with the specifications of the Insurance Services Office of New York to produce an A rating.
(c) 
Temporary exceptions may be made during construction by the Code Enforcement Officer.
(d) 
No person shall place any object, including bushes, trees, flowers, posts, fences, etc., within 10 feet of any hydrant, except in emergency conditions, with the approval of the Code Enforcement Officer.
(4) 
Higher density areas; commercial and industrial districts.
(a) 
Hydrants shall not exceed a maximum of 300 feet apart and so located that all buildings can be reached by comparatively short hose lays from more than one hydrant.
(b) 
Hydrants must be installed and flow tested before above-the-ground construction is commenced. Flow tests shall comply with the specifications of the Insurance Services Office to produce an A rating.
(c) 
Temporary exceptions may be made by the Code Enforcement Officer.
(d) 
No person shall place any object, including bushes, trees, flowers, posts, fences etc., within 10 feet of any hydrant, except in emergency conditions with the approval of the Code Enforcement Officer.
C. 
Standpipe systems.
(1) 
Hose shall be checked once a year and the inspection so noted.
(2) 
Valves, other than hose station, shall be secured in the open position by means of chain and locks.
D. 
Fire alarm systems. Fire alarm systems shall be approved by the Code Enforcement Officer prior to installation.
E. 
Commercial ovens. All new and existing equipment, when altered or changed, shall be approved by the Code Enforcement Officer.
F. 
Storage and handling of motor vehicle fuel.
(1) 
Portable containers for motor vehicle fuel shall be clearly marked with the name of the product contained. This marking shall have been applied to such container by the manufacturer of same.
(2) 
Underground storage tanks containing gasoline, oil or other liquid that generates a flammable vapor at normal temperature and having a maximum individual capacity of up to 15,000 gallons may be installed. The maximum aggregate capacity at any site shall not exceed 40,000 gallons' total capacity.
(3) 
The Code Enforcement Officer or his designated representative is further authorized to order the owner or occupants of premises having flammable liquid storage tanks located thereon to have such tanks tested by methods prescribed by the Code Enforcement Officer to determine if such tanks are leaking, if the Code Enforcement Officer has reasonable belief that such tanks may contain a leak.
(4) 
Aboveground storage tanks of flammable liquids shall be prohibited.
(5) 
Underground storage tanks containing Class 1 liquids shall be prohibited in residential districts.
(6) 
Installation or alteration permit. No installation, alteration or replacement of underground or aboveground tanks, pumps, piping and other equipment relating to the storage of flammable liquids shall be commenced without first obtaining a permit therefor from the Code Enforcement Officer.
(7) 
Noncompliance with the requirements of this chapter shall be sufficient cause for the suspension or revocation by the Code Enforcement Officer of any permit issued thereunder.
(8) 
Leaking tanks, pumps or piping shall be repaired or replaced immediately, and it shall be within the discretion of the Code Enforcement Officer as to whether the station or facility must cease any and/or all operations while repairs or replacement is being made.
(9) 
There is to be no more than one gasoline tank truck delivering flammable liquids on the premises of a gasoline service facility at any one time. Before making any deliveries to underground tanks, the driver or other authorized person shall set the brakes of the truck and shall turn off the engine of the vehicle. Evertite or O.P.W. fill couplings, or equivalent, must be used when unloading flammable liquids from tank truck to storage tank. The driver shall remain at the point of delivery to prevent spillage and overflow. In case of spillage or overflow, the applicable local Fire Department and Code Enforcement Officer shall be notified immediately.
(10) 
In the event of accidental spillage or leakage of a flammable liquid in quantities of five United States gallons or greater, whether or not it may enter sewers, the Fire Department and Code Enforcement Officer shall be notified immediately.
(11) 
A minimum of five one-hundred-pound bags of Stay Dry Absorbent or equivalent must be kept on the premises at all times for flammable liquid spills and should be used for this purpose whenever possible, instead of flushing with water.
(12) 
All tanks containing flammable liquids must be tested weekly for water infiltration, and records kept on the premises showing the date, hour and results of such tests. When any test shows water present in the flammable liquid, the Code Enforcement Officer shall be immediately notified. Such water may not be removed until after notification of the Code Enforcement Officer.
(13) 
Accurate daily inventory records shall be maintained and reconciled on all Class 1 liquids and diesel fuel storage tanks for indication of possible leakage from tanks or piping. The records shall be kept at the premises, available for inspection by the Code Enforcement Officer, and shall include, as a minimum, records showing by product daily reconciliation between sales, use, receipts and inventory on hand. If there is more than one tank system for any one product, the reconciliation shall be maintained separately for each tank system.
G. 
Dispensing of motor vehicle fuel.
(1) 
Each service station open to the public shall have an attendant or supervisor on duty whenever the station is open for business.
(2) 
Dispensing devices for Class 1 or 2 flammable liquids shall be of the type approved by the Code Enforcement Officer.
(3) 
Dispensing of Class 1 or 2 flammable liquids by persons other than the service attendant or supervisor shall be prohibited, except as set forth in Subsection G(4).
(4) 
Self-service stations.
(a) 
Self-service stations shall mean that portion of property where flammable and combustible liquids used as motor fuels are stored and subsequently dispensed from fixed approved dispensing equipment into the fuel tanks of motor vehicles by persons other than the service station attendant and can include facilities available for sale of other retail products.
(b) 
Approved dispensing devices, such as but not limited to coin-operated, card-operated and remote controlled types, are permitted at self-service stations.
(c) 
All self-service stations shall have at least one attendant on duty while the station is open to the public. The attendant's primary function shall be to supervise, observe and control the dispensing of Class 1 liquids while said liquids are actually being dispensed.
(d) 
It shall be the responsibility of the attendant to prevent the dispensing of Class 1 liquids into portable containers not in compliance with the provisions of Part 1164.3a, 4 and 5; control source of ignition; and immediately handle accidental spills and fire extinguishers, if needed. The attendant or supervisor on duty shall be mentally and physically capable of performing the functions and assuming the responsibility prescribed in this section.
(e) 
Emergency controls shall be installed at a location acceptable to the Code Enforcement Officer, but controls shall not be more than 100 feet from the dispensers.
(f) 
Operating instructions shall be conspicuously posted in the dispensing area.
(g) 
The dispensing area shall at all times be in clear view of the attendant and the placing or allowing of any obstacle to come between the dispensing area and the attendant control area shall be prohibited. The attendant shall at all times be able to communicate with persons in the dispensing area.
(h) 
Hose nozzle valve used at a self-service station for the dispensing of Class 1 liquids shall be an approved automatic-closing type without a latch-open device.
(i) 
Warning signs shall be conspicuously posted in the dispensing area incorporating the following or equivalent wording:
[1] 
Warning - it is unlawful and dangerous to dispense gasoline into unapproved containers.
[2] 
No smoking.
[3] 
Stop motor during fueling operation.
(j) 
Gasoline self-service stations shall provide automatic fire extinguishing systems installed in conformity with nationally recognized good practices and approved by the Code Enforcement Officer. Where a station has one self-service island with dispensing units within 30 feet of a full service island, both shall have an automatic fire extinguishing system installed and approved by the Code Enforcement Officer. All existing self-service operations shall comply with this subsection by September 1, 1982.
H. 
Tents and air-supported structures.
(1) 
Smoking shall be prohibited and adequate signs posted.
(2) 
Fire watchers shall be employed for crowds over 50 persons and to maintain clear exit aisles.
I. 
Baled storage.
(1) 
The fire barriers shall extend continuously from the floor to a height of at least one foot above the highest point of the piles and project at least one foot beyond the sides of the piles.
(2) 
Sisal and other fibers in bales bound with combustible tie ropes, also jute and other fibers liable to swell when wet, shall be stored to allow for expansion in any direction without endangering buildings, walls, ceilings or columns. Not less than three feet of clearance shall be left between walls and sides of piles, except that if the storage compartment is not more than 30 feet in width, one-foot clearance at side walls will be sufficient, provided that a center aisle not less than five feet wide is maintained.
(3) 
Not less than three feet of clearance shall be maintained between sprinkler pipes and tops of piles.
J. 
Hazardous chemicals.
(1) 
The transportation of hazardous chemicals and other dangerous articles by motor vehicles shall comply with Department of Transportation regulations.
(2) 
Shipments whose origin and destination are outside the Town of Parma are confined to the use of state highways.
(3) 
Shipments of intratown nature, either originating in or destined to a Town of Parma location, shall follow a route to be designated by the Code Enforcement Officer.
K. 
Explosives, ammunition and blasting agents.
(1) 
Establishment of limits of districts in which storage of explosives and blasting agents is to be prohibited are hereby established as follows: the boundaries of the Town of Parma.
(2) 
Establishment of motor vehicle routes for vehicles transporting explosives and blasting agents.
(a) 
Shipments whose origin and destination are outside the Town of Parma are confined to the use of state highways.
(b) 
Shipments of intratown nature, either originating in or destined to a Town of Parma location, shall follow a route designated by the Code Enforcement Officer.