Town of Orangetown, NY
Rockland County
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[[1]HISTORY: Adopted by the Orangetown Town Board as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 5.
Fire Prevention Bureau — See Ch. 14A.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Ch. 15, Fire Prevention, Arts. I through XXXIII, adopted 3-28-1966 by L.L. No. 5, 1966 and readopted 8-24-1966 by L.L. No. 8, 1966, was repealed 3-28-1994 by L.L. No. 2, 1994.
[Adopted 10-27-1997 by L.L. No. 15-1997[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This local law also provided for the renumbering of former Art. I, Inspections, Fees and Certificates of Compliance, which consisted of §§ 15-1 through 15-5, as Art. II.
The title of this Code shall be the "Uniform Fire Prevention Code of the Town of Orangetown."
A. 
The intent of this Code is to prescribe minimum requirements necessary to establish a reasonable level of safety and property protection from the hazards created by fire and explosion.
B. 
This Code is designed to supplement and expand upon the requirements of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code.[1] Should there be any discrepancy between this Code and the New York State Uniform Code, the more restrictive provision shall apply.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Executive Law § 370 et seq.
The provisions of this Code shall apply equally to new and existing conditions, except for the requirements for sprinkler and fire alarm systems in existing premises. When existing premises are renovated, converted or added to and the cost of such addition, conversion or renovation equals or exceeds 50% of the replacement cost of the premises, such premises shall be brought into full compliance with all provisions of this Code. Existing conditions not in strict compliance with the terms of this Code may be permitted to continue upon the determination of the Board of Appeals, where the exceptions do not constitute a distinct hazard to life or property. The Board of Appeals, as set forth in § 15-4, shall have the authority to grant a waiver for the existing condition upon the written application of the person owning the installation concerned.
The Bureau of Fire Appeals shall function as a Board of Appeals for all matters covered by this Code. The Bureau of Fire Appeals shall consist of five members to be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Orangetown on an annual basis at the annual reorganization meeting, with each Fire Department nominating one member. All appeals shall be made, in writing, to the Bureau of Fire Appeals.
This Code shall be enforced by the Fire Inspector or Assistant or Deputy Fire Inspectors of the Town of Orangetown.
A. 
The following fines and other penalties are hereby imposed, in addition to the punishments imposed by other statute, law or ordinance, on every person violating any of the requirements or other provisions of this Code: a penalty as set forth in Chapter 41A of this Code.
[Amended 11-13-2006 by L.L. No. 18-2006]
B. 
[1]The continuation of an offense against the provisions of this Code shall constitute, for each week the offense is continued, a separate and distinct offense hereunder.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former Subsection B, regarding fines for corporations, was repealed 10-3-2017 by L.L. No. 9-2017. This local law also redesignated former Subsection C as Subsection B.
The Fire Inspector or Assistant of Deputy Fire Inspectors may, at all reasonable hours, enter any building or premises for the purpose of making any inspection or investigation which, under the provisions of this Code, may be deemed necessary.
A. 
It shall be the duty of the Fire Inspector or Assistant or Deputy Fire Inspectors to inspect all buildings and premises except single-family and two-family dwellings, as often as may be necessary for the purpose of ascertaining and causing to be corrected any condition liable to cause a fire, contribute to the spread of a fire, interfere with fire-fighting operations or endanger life or any violation of the provisions or intent of this chapter or any other ordinance or law affecting fire safety.
B. 
The Fire Inspector or Assistant or Deputy Fire Inspectors shall investigate the cause, origin and circumstances of every fire occurring in the Town of Orangetown which is of an unknown cause or of a suspicious nature or involves the loss of life or injury to persons or has caused substantial property damage. Such investigation shall be made as soon as possible upon the occurrence of any such fire and, if it appears that the fire is the result of arson, the Fire Inspector shall immediately notify the proper authorities designated by law to investigate such matters.
C. 
When required and permitted.
[Added 4-23-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007]
(1) 
Inspections required.
(a) 
Fire safety inspections of buildings or structures which contain an area of public assembly shall be performed at least once every 12 months.
(b) 
Fire safety inspections of buildings or structures being occupied as dormitories shall be performed at least once every 12 months.
(c) 
Fire safety inspections of all multiple dwellings not included in Subsection C(1)(a) or (b), and all nonresidential buildings, structures, uses and occupancies not included in Subsection C(1)(a) or (b), shall be performed at least once every three years.
(2) 
Inspections permitted. In addition to the inspections required by Subsection C(1)(a) of this section, a fire safety inspection of any building, structure, use, or occupancy, or of any dwelling unit, may also be performed by the Fire Inspector or an inspector designated by the Fire Inspector at any time upon:
(a) 
The request of the owner of the property to be inspected or an authorized agent of such owner;
(b) 
Receipt by the Fire Inspector of a written statement alleging that conditions or activities failing to comply with the Uniform Code or Energy Code exist; or
(c) 
Receipt by the Fire Inspector of any other information, reasonably believed by the Building Inspector to be reliable, giving rise to reasonable cause to believe that conditions or activities failing to comply with the Uniform Code or Energy Code exist; provided, however, that nothing in this subsection shall be construed as permitting an inspection under any circumstances under which a court order or warrant permitting such inspection is required, unless such court order or warrant shall have been obtained.
A. 
The Fire Inspector, Deputy or Assistant Fire Inspectors charged with the enforcement of this Code, while acting for the Town of Orangetown, shall not thereby be rendered liable personally and are hereby relieved from all personal liability for any damage that may accrue to persons or property as a result of any act required or permitted in the discharge of official duties. Any suit instituted against any officer or employee because of an act performed in the lawful discharge of duties and under the provisions of this Code shall be defended by the legal representative of the Town of Orangetown until the final termination of the proceedings. The Fire Inspector or any subordinates of the Fire Inspector shall not be liable for costs in any action, suit or proceeding that may be instituted in pursuance of the provisions of this Code, and any official, officer or employee, acting in good faith and without malice, shall be free from any liability for acts performed under any of its provisions or by reason of any act or omission in the performance of the official duties in connection herewith.
B. 
The Town of Orangetown shall not be liable under this Code for any damage to persons or property by reason of the inspection or reinspection of buildings, structures or equipment authorized herein or the failure to inspect or reinspect such buildings, structures or equipment or by reason of the approval or disapproval of any building, structure or equipment authorized herein.
C. 
In addition to the provisions of this section, any individual described in this section shall also be entitled to the protection of the indemnification provisions of the Town Code of the Town of Orangetown.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: See Ch. 19A, Defense and Indemnification of Public Employees.
A. 
Exit requirements.
(1) 
Adequate exits shall be provided in all buildings, structures and premises within the Town of Orangetown to ensure safe egress in case of fire or other emergency. The location, number, type and other considerations of exits shall be provided in accordance with requirements of the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the most current edition of the National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code (NFPA 101).
(2) 
No furnishings, decorations or other objects shall be so placed as to obstruct exits, access thereto, egress therefrom or visibility thereof.
(3) 
Exit lights, emergency lighting and panic hardware shall be provided in accordance with the requirements listed in Table 1.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Table I is included as an attachment to this chapter.
B. 
Electrical fire safety. All electrical appliances, fixtures and wiring shall be installed in accordance with the current edition of the National Electrical Code (NFPA 70). All electrical appliances, fixtures and wiring shall be maintained so as not to be a fire hazard nor a source of ignition for combustible or hazardous substances, materials or devices.
C. 
Smoking. Where smoking is considered a fire hazard, the Fire Inspector or Assistant or Deputy Fire Inspectors shall be authorized to order the owner, in writing, to post "No smoking" signs in conspicuous designated locations where smoking is prohibited. In areas where smoking is permitted, noncombustible ash trays shall be provided.
D. 
Outdoor fires.
(1) 
Outdoor fires include all fires burning outdoors with the exception of fires used to cook food in approved and/or recognized grills or stoves.
(2) 
All outdoor fires are prohibited with the exemption of live burn drills conducted by the Fire Department, fires for religious purposes or for other purposes as specifically approved by the Fire Inspector. Prior approval from the Rockland County Health Department and a permit issued by the Fire Inspector are required for all outdoor fires. Any other person, firm or corporation starting, maintaining or having control over an outdoor fire is in violation of this Code.
E. 
Fire lanes and fire zones.
(1) 
The Fire Inspector or Assistant Fire Inspector or Deputy Fire Inspector, in cooperation with the Chief of Police and the Fire Chief, is authorized, pursuant to the authority granted under § 1660-a of the Vehicle and Traffic Law of the State of New York and § 130, Subdivision 5, of the Town Law of the State of New York, to determine and establish appropriate fire lanes and fire zones at parking areas, driveways, private streets and roadways of all premises except one- and two-family dwellings.
(2) 
Fire lanes shall be provided for all buildings that are set back more than 100 feet from a public road or exceed 30 feet in height and are set back over 50 feet from a public road. Where buildings are protected throughout with an approved automatic sprinkler system, the provisions of this section may be modified by the Fire Inspector.
(3) 
Fire lanes shall not be less than 20 feet of unobstructed width, able to withstand live loads of fire apparatus and have a minimum of 13 feet six inches of vertical clearance.
(4) 
Fire zone and fire lanes shall be marked with freestanding signs that have the words NO STANDING - NO PARKING - FIRE LANE (or ZONE) and appropriate yellow pavement markings installed in conformance with the New York State Uniform Traffic Code requirements.
(5) 
No motor vehicle shall park, stand or otherwise be allowed to remain in an established fire zone or fire lane. Fire zones and lanes shall be maintained free of all obstructions at all times.
(6) 
More restrictive provisions for fire lanes may be proposed by the Fire Inspector.
F. 
Key boxes.
(1) 
When a structure is protected by an automatic fire alarm system or fire suppression system and access to or within the structure is unduly difficult because of secured openings and where immediate access is necessary for lifesaving or fire-fighting purposes, the Fire Inspector may require a key box to be installed in an approved location.
(2) 
The key box shall be of the type approved by the Fire Inspector and, in order to maintain uniformity throughout Rockland County, order forms for said key box must be obtained from the Fire Inspector.
(3) 
The key box shall contain:
(a) 
Keys to locked points of ingress, whether on the interior or exterior of such structures.
(b) 
Keys to locked mechanical rooms.
(c) 
Keys to locked electrical rooms.
(d) 
Keys to elevator controls.
(e) 
Keys to other areas as directed by the Fire Inspector or Fire Chief.
(f) 
The layout of the building showing the locations of the above.
(g) 
Other information as requested by the Fire Inspector or Fire Chief.
G. 
Fire protection markings.
(1) 
Premises identification. New and existing buildings shall have approved address numbers placed in a position to be plainly legible and visible from the street or road fronting the property. These numbers shall contrast with their background. The numbers should be at least four inches in height and if possible made of a reflective material for night time visibility.
(2) 
Shaftways to be marked. Every outside opening accessible to the Fire Department that opens directly on any hoistway or shaftway communicating between two or more floors in a building shall be plainly marked with the word SHAFTWAY in red letters at least six inches high on a white background; such warning signs shall be so placed as to be readily discernible from the outside of the building.
(3) 
Stairway marking. Stairways serving four or more stories shall be provided with signs indicating floor level, roof access or no roof access and reentry locations in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code (NFPA 101).
(4) 
Identification of lightweight construction.
(a) 
Upon inspection and identification of a building, other than a one- or a two-family dwelling, of truss, wood I-beam or other lightweight-type construction, the owner/occupant shall be notified by the Fire Inspector of the requirements of this Code.
(b) 
Upon notification, the owner/operator shall be required to permanently affix an approved twelve-by-eighteen-inch reflective truss construction identification logo on the building. The exact location shall be identified by the Fire Inspector. The identification logos shall be property installed within 10 days of receipt of written notice.
(c) 
The Fire Inspector should notify the local Fire Chief of any building with lightweight construction. This information should be provided to the Rockland County Fire Control Center to be included in the Rockland County computer dispatch system database.
H. 
Vacant buildings.
(1) 
Every person owning or having control of any vacant building shall remove all combustible waste and refuse therefrom and lock, barricade or otherwise secure all windows, doors and other openings in the building to prohibit entry by unauthorized persons.
(2) 
Buildings that are vacant shall maintain all required fire detection and suppression systems in service.
I. 
Open-flame cooking outside multiple residences. The use of grills, barbecues or other devices for cooking food utilizing propane or producing an open flame shall be prohibited within 10 feet of any building used as a multiple dwelling. The storage of propane or any other fuel used for such devices inside any building shall also be prohibited.
J. 
Security gates. Where the use of security gates is permitted, such gates shall provide unobstructed view of at least 50% of the door(s), window(s) or other building openings which are protected by the security gate when the security gate is in place.
A. 
Sprinklers.
(1) 
In accordance with Table I,[1] all buildings and structures occupied for purposes other than residential buildings with less than six units that exceed 5,000 square feet of total floor area or a place of assembly with an occupant load of more than 100 persons, except assembly spaces used expressly for religious purposes, shall be fully protected by an automatic sprinkler system.
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Editor's Note: Table I is included as an attachment to this chapter.
(2) 
All sprinkler systems shall be installed and maintained in accordance with the most current edition of the National Fire Protection Association Standard for Sprinkler Systems (NFPA 13) or the appropriate NFPA standard for special occupancies.
(3) 
All sprinkler system components shall be tested and inspected in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems (NFPA 25). Copies of all service, repair, inspection and testing reports shall be forwarded to the Fire Inspector within 10 days of such service, repair, inspection or testing.
B. 
Color coding of siamese connections. In order to ensure that firefighters utilize the proper siamese connection, all siamese connections and/or the protective covers installed on the siamese connection shall be color coded as follows:
(1) 
Red: siamese supplying a standpipe (fire hose) system.
(2) 
Green: siamese supplying a sprinkler system.
(3) 
Yellow: siamese supplying a combination standpipe and sprinkler system.
C. 
Fire detection systems.
(1) 
All buildings and structures other than one-family and two-family residences shall be equipped with fire detection and alarm systems as described in Table I.[2] A sprinkler system with a water flow device monitored to immediately send an alarm to the Fire Department shall be considered a fire detection system.
[2]
Editor's Note: Table I is included as an attachment to this chapter.
(2) 
Where a one-hundred-ten-volt (hard-wired) smoke detector is required to be installed in any building (including a one- or two-family dwelling) by the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code or any other applicable regulation, such smoke detector shall be equipped with a battery backup to ensure operation of the smoke detector in the event of a power interruption. In new construction, where more than one smoke detector is required, they shall be so arranged that operation of any smoke detector shall cause the alarm to all smoke detectors within the dwelling unit to sound.
(3) 
All fire detection and alarm systems shall be installed and maintained in accordance with the most current edition of the National Fire Protection Association Fire Alarm Code (NFPA 72). Heat, smoke, flame detectors, water flow devices and similar devices shall be maintained in a proper operating condition at all times. Such systems shall be inspected for proper operation at least quarterly. Such inspections shall include all items as specified by the Fire Inspector. Copies of all service, repair, inspection and testing reports shall be forwarded to the Fire Inspector by the person, firm or corporation providing service, repair, inspection or testing within 10 days of such service, repair, inspection or testing.
[Amended 12-16-2002 by L.L. No. 8-2002]
(4) 
The Fire Inspector shall be notified, in writing, prior to the installation of any fire alarm or fire detection system. Such notification shall consist of plans sufficient to determine compliance with the fire code.
(5) 
Fire alarm or fire detection systems shall have an annunciation or remote located at or near the main entrance of the building. Such annunciation shall show the location and type of alarm. A floor plan of the protected premises shall also be provided at this location. The location of any annunciator or panel not clearly visible upon entry of the main entrance of a building shall be marked with a sign.
(6) 
Upon activation of a fire alarm, the persons in charge of a premises shall cause the premises to be evacuated unless an evacuation plan preapproved by the Fire Inspector and Fire Department is in place. In such a case, the provisions of the plan shall be followed.
(7) 
No fire system shall be reset from an alarm condition unless approved by the Fire Inspector or Fire Department officer in charge. A sign stating such shall be provided on all fire alarm panels capable of resetting an alarm.
(8) 
The owner or responsible party of any premises containing a fire alarm or fire detection system shall ensure that a qualified technician is available to respond within two hours of notification to initiate needed repair or service of the system.
(9) 
If the fire alarm system signal transmission to the alarm receiving station is not tested on a daily basis, all dedicated phone lines used for the purpose of transmitting fire alarm signals shall be equipped with a visual/audio signal on the exterior of the building to operate in the event of a line failure or disablement. It shall be the sole responsibility of the property owner to maintain all dedicated fire alarm system phone lines active at all times.
(10) 
A red name plate with one-inch white letters shall be located below the visual/audio signal with the following information:
(a) 
Name of the alarm company.
(b) 
Telephone number of the alarm company.
D. 
Portable fire extinguishers. Portable fire extinguishers, installed and maintained in accordance with National Fire Protection Association Standard No. 10, the Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers, shall be provided in all occupancies as required by Table I.[3]
[3]
Editor's Note: Table I is included as an attachment to this chapter.
E. 
Extinguishing systems.
(1) 
Protection of cooking equipment and ductwork.
(a) 
All commercial cooking appliances, exhaust removal systems, ductwork and related equipment shall be protected by an automatic fire extinguishing system installed and maintained in compliance with current National Fire Protection Association standards.
(b) 
These systems shall be inspected by an approved service firm on a semiannual basis. To ensure proper inspection, a uniform inspection form, provided by the Fire Inspector, shall be utilized with a copy of the completed form forwarded to the Fire Inspector within 10 days of the inspection.
(2) 
Special extinguishing systems. Wherever deemed necessary for the protection of a special hazard, the Fire Inspector may require the installation of a special extinguishing system. Any such special extinguishing system shall be installed and maintained in accordance with the most current applicable National Fire Protection Association standards.
F. 
Access to fire protection equipment.
(1) 
The parking of any vehicle within 15 feet of any fire hydrant or Fire Department siamese connection shall be prohibited.
(2) 
No shrubs, dumpsters or other items that may obstruct the view of and/or access to any fire hydrant or Fire Department siamese connection shall be permitted.
G. 
Strobe lights.
(1) 
In order to notify responding firefighters of conditions within a building or structure equipped with sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems or containing hazardous materials or other hazards to firefighters, identification strobe lights shall be installed on the exterior of the building as follows:
(a) 
Red strobe light: located above the Fire Department siamese connection of a sprinklered building to indicate activation of the water flow alarm.
(b) 
Yellow strobe light: installed to indicate activation of a pull station, smoke detector, heat detector or other alarm device.
(c) 
Blue strobe light: installed to indicate the presence of hazardous materials, conditions or other danger to firefighters.
(2) 
The exact location of these lights shall be determined by the Fire Inspector.
H. 
Privately owned fire hydrants.
[Added 4-28-2008 by L.L. No. 2-2008]
(1) 
The following definitions shall apply to § 15-11H of this Code:
PRIVATELY OWNED FIRE HYDRANTS
Fire hydrants located within the Town that are owned by any person, partnership, corporation, or entity other than a federal, state, county or local municipal corporation or government, or United Water or any of its successors or assigns.
SNOW MARKER
An approximate four-foot-tall pole, stick, or marker that is affixed at or near the top of a fire hydrant in order for the fire hydrant to be seen and located by emergency responders whenever the fire hydrant may be covered by snow or ice.
(2) 
All privately owned fire hydrants shall be painted a bright yellow color, except for the top of said hydrants, which shall be painted a silver color.
(3) 
During the period beginning November 15 and ending on April 15 of each and every year, all owners, occupants and tenants of property upon which one or more privately owned fire hydrants lie shall cause to be installed and maintained on each and every such hydrant a snow marker.
(4) 
Annual inspections, maintenance and testing.
(a) 
All owners, occupants and tenants of property upon which one or more privately owned fire hydrants lie shall cause all of the following to occur on an annual basis with regard to each and every such hydrant:
[1] 
Inspection, maintenance and flow testing as set forth in a form to be provided by the Bureau of Fire Prevention; and
[2] 
Inspection after each operation.
(b) 
The form referenced in Subsection H(4)(a)[1] above shall be completed and delivered to the Bureau of Fire Prevention within 10 days of the completion of the required annual inspection, maintenance and flow testing.
(5) 
Provisions of the Fire Code of New York State, as well as any county, state, and federal laws or regulations, relating to privately owned fire hydrants shall remain in full force and effect within the Town, and shall be in addition to the above. To the extent that there is any conflict between this Code and that contained within the Fire Code of New York State or any county, state, or federal law or regulation, the more restrictive provision shall apply.
A. 
Where identification of buildings and structures containing hazardous materials is required in accordance with the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code,[1] the National Fire Protection Association Hazardous Materials Identification System (NFPA 704) shall be utilized.
[1]
Editor's Note: See Executive Law § 370 et seq.
B. 
Operating permits.
[Added 4-23-2007 by L.L. No. 3-2007]
(1) 
Operating permits shall be required for conducting the activities or using the categories of buildings listed below:
(a) 
Manufacturing, storing or handling hazardous materials in quantities exceeding those listed in Table 2703.1.1(1), 2703.1.1(2), 2703.1.1(3) or 2703.1.1(4), of the Fire Code of New York State (see 19 NYCRR Part 1225);
(b) 
Hazardous processes and activities, including but not limited to commercial and industrial operations which produce combustible dust as a byproduct, fruit and crop ripening, and waste handling;
(c) 
Use of pyrotechnic devices in assembly occupancies;
(d) 
Buildings containing one or more areas of public assembly with an occupant load of 100 persons or more; and
(e) 
Buildings whose use or occupancy classification may pose a substantial potential hazard to public safety, as determined by the government or agency charged with or accountable for administration and enforcement of the Uniform Code.
(2) 
Parties who propose to undertake the types of activities or operate the types of buildings listed in Subsection B(1) shall be required to obtain an operating permit prior to commencing such operation. An application for an operating permit shall contain sufficient information to permit a determination that quantities, materials, and activities conform to the requirements of the Uniform Code. Tests or reports necessary to verify conformance shall be required.
(3) 
An inspection of the premises shall be conducted prior to the issuance of an operating permit.
(4) 
A single operating permit may apply to more than one hazardous activity.
(5) 
Operating permits may remain in effect until reissued, renewed or revoked or may be issued for a specified period of time consistent with local conditions.
(6) 
Where activities do not comply with applicable provisions of the Uniform Code, an operating permit shall be revoked or suspended.
[Adopted 7-15-1991 by L.L. No. 11, 1991]
[Amended 2-28-1994 by L.L. No. 2, 1994]
A certificate of compliance to ensure compliance with all the requirements of this Code and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code shall be required for all uses and occupancies of property other than one- and two-family dwellings and not-for-profit organizations. Such certificate shall not take the place of any other permit or certificate required by law. Said certificate shall not be transferable, and any change in use or occupancy of the subject premises shall require a new certificate.
Before a certificate of compliance may be issued, the Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention and/or an Assistant Fire Inspector shall make such inspections or tests as are necessary to assure that the provisions of this Code and the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code are being complied with.
Any certificate of compliance required under the provisions of this article shall be issued by the Chief of the Fire Prevention Bureau and/or Assistant Fire Inspector, and such certificate shall be posted or displayed in a conspicuous place on the premises.
Applicants may be required by the Town Board to submit written applications under affidavit supplying such information as the Town Board, upon recommendation of the Chief of the Fire Prevention Bureau, may require.
A. 
Fees for certificates of compliance for new or changed uses and inspection fees payable for the various specific uses subject to inspection by the Chief of the Fire Prevention Bureau and/or Assistant Fire Inspector shall be payable as set forth by the Town Board Resolution.
[Amended 3-28-1994 by L.L. No. 2, 1994; 10-16-1995 by L.L. No. 20, 1995]
B. 
Burning permits shall be $100.
[Amended 10-16-1995 by L.L. No. 20, 1995]
C. 
Blasting permits shall be $200.
[Amended 10-16-1995 by L.L. No. 20, 1995]
D. 
Permits for hazardous material storage in excess of the amounts shown below per category shall be $200 per building or structure.
[Amended 10-16-1995 by L.L. No. 20, 1995]
Warning Sign Requirements
Materials
Requirements
Explosives and blasting agents
Any amount
Poison gas
Any amount
Poison and irritant
Any amount
Flammable liquid
Over 5 gallons inside a building and over 10 gallons outside a building
Flammable solid
Any amount
Flammable gas
Over 2,000 cubic feet at normal temperature
Nonflammable gas
Over 6,000 cubic feet at normal temperature
Oxidizer
Over 50 pounds
Organic peroxide
Over 10 pounds
Combustible liquid
Over 25 gallons inside a building and over 60 gallons outside a building
Radioactive material
Any amount
Corrosive material
Over 55 gallons
Dangerous-when-wet-material
Any amount
Etiologic material
Any amount
E. 
Upon application, inspections may be conducted outside of the normal working hours, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays, and in the sole discretion of the Town and subject to the availability of personnel, said inspection shall be made outside of normal working hours for an additional fee of $300 for the first three hours or part thereof and $300 for each additional three hours or part thereof.
[Added 10-16-1995 by L.L. No. 20-1995; amended 6-26-2012 by L.L. No. 3-2012]