[Ord. No. 2905 §I, 11-12-2009; Ord. No. 3238 §VI, 9-24-2015]
A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Bolivar, being marked and designated as the International Fire Code, 2015 Edition, including Appendix Chapters B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I and K, as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Code of the City of Bolivar, in the State of Missouri; regulating and governing the safeguarding of life and property from fire and explosion hazards arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials and devices, and from conditions hazardous to life or property in the occupancy of buildings and premises as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Fire Code on file in the office of the City of Bolivar are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Article, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 500.270 of this Article.
Editor's Note: Section IX of Ord. No. 3238 also provided an effective date of 1-1-2016.
The following Sections of the International Fire Code adopted herein are hereby revised:
Section 101.1. Insert: City of Bolivar.
Section 109.3 Insert: (Ordinance Violation), ($500.00), (90 days).
Section 111.4. Insert: ($50.00), ($500.00).
Nothing in this Article or in the code hereby adopted shall be construed to affect any suit or proceeding impending in any court, or any rights acquired, or liability incurred, or any cause or causes of action acquired or existing, under any act or ordinance hereby repealed as cited in Section 500.290 of this Article; nor shall any just or legal right or remedy of any character be lost, impaired or affected by this Article.
All other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.
[R.O. 2007 §520.020]
A person commits the ordinance violation of "failure to comply with building codes" if he/she shall violate any provisions of the codes adopted pursuant to the provisions of this Article and as those codes may be modified from time to time. Failure to comply with building codes shall upon conviction be punishable by a fine not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) or a term of incarceration not to exceed ninety (90) days or by both such fine and incarceration. Each day or fraction thereof that a person shall be in violation of the provisions of the Fire Code or any supplements thereto shall be deemed a separate offense. In addition to all other penalties hereunder, the City of Bolivar may seek injunctive relief, either mandatory or prohibitory, to enforce compliance with the provisions of the Fire Code and supplements thereto.