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City of Bolivar, MO
Polk County
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[R.O. 2007 §520.120; Ord. No. 2534, 2-10-2005]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person, business or institution to form, build, excavate, construct or otherwise improve any area upon a commercially zoned lot which is designed to be used or is ultimately used as a parking lot unless such person, business or institution complies with the provisions of Subsections (B) and (C) of this Section.
B. 
Permit And Fees. Prior to any person, business or institution forming, building, excavating or constructing a private road or drive to support more than a single residence or improving any area upon a commercially zoned lot which is designed to be used or is ultimately used as a parking lot, such person, business or institution shall acquire from the City Building Inspector a permit authorizing the same. A permit fee of fifty dollars ($50.00) for areas up to ten thousand (10,000) square feet of improvement and fifty dollars ($50.00) plus $0.004 per square foot for every square foot over ten thousand (10,000) square feet for areas greater than ten thousand (10,000) square feet for private roads, drives and parking areas is hereby imposed upon all parties making application hereunder.
C. 
Construction Requirements, Standards And Procedures. Any person, business or institution which forms, builds, excavates, constructs or otherwise improves any area upon a commercially zoned lot which is designed to be used or is ultimately used as a parking lot shall construct said parking lot in accordance with all other applicable provisions of the Municipal Code for the City of Bolivar, Missouri.
D. 
Penalty. In addition to the equitable relief available through the Circuit Court of Polk County, Missouri, any person, business or institution violating the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of an ordinance violation and, upon conviction thereof, shall be fined not less than three hundred dollars ($300.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) or by confinement in the County Jail for not more than ninety (90) days or by both fine and confinement. Each and every day that such violation continues shall constitute a separate offense.
[Ord. No. 2868 §I, 7-9-2009]
A. 
It shall be unlawful to construct, build and/or replace a driveway apron except in compliance with the provisions of this Section.
B. 
Purpose And Intent. The intent of this Section is to provide for the issuance of building permits for driveway construction subject to the City of Bolivar construction specifications as on file with the office of the City Clerk.
C. 
Application Procedures And Fees. Prior to the erection, construction, remodel or reconstruction of any driveway apron within the City of Bolivar, Missouri, a permit application must be filed, approved and all fees paid as calculated and assessed as shown in Schedule "A", Residential and Commercial Fees and Permit Cost, as amended from time to time, on file in the office of the City Clerk. The Director of Public Works may approve or disapprove the location of proposed curb cut or installation of driveway and shall be responsible for all inspections. The Building Inspector may approve or disapprove the issuance of a building permit in accordance with these regulations.
[Ord. No. 2910 §I, 11-12-2009]
Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code to the contrary, a builder of single-family dwellings or residences or multi-unit dwellings of four (4) or fewer units shall offer to any purchaser on or before the time of entering into the purchase contract the option, as the purchaser's cost, to install or equip fire sprinklers in the dwelling, residence or unit. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, no purchaser of such a single-family dwelling, residence or multi-unit dwelling shall be denied the right to choose or decline to install a fire sprinkler system in such dwelling or residence being purchased by any code, ordinance, rule, regulation, order or resolution. The provisions of this Section shall expire on December 31, 2011.
[Ord. No. 3296 §I, 8-23-2016]
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter 500 to the contrary, all owners of real estate with improvements that are used for commercial purposes shall be required to inspect, test and maintain the fire and life safety systems (including but not limited to fire alarm, fire sprinkler, and special hazard systems) per the requirements in Chapter 9 of the International Fire Code (IFC) as then adopted by the City. While this inspection, testing and maintenance occurs, the applicable system shall be considered "out of service" to be in compliance with the requirements of IFC 901.7. After the inspection, testing or maintenance is completed, the owner shall notify the Fire Department that the system is back in service. Documentation of all inspections, testing and maintenance shall meet the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards for forms and retention, and these documents shall be sent to the Fire Department within 48 hours of the completion of the inspection, testing, or maintenance of the applicable system.
[Ord. No. 3297 §I, 8-23-2016]
Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter 500 to the contrary, fire and life safety systems including but not limited to fire alarm, fire sprinkler, elevators, and special hazard systems, shall be continuously monitored as required by the International Fire Code (IFC) Sections 901.6.1, 903.4.1, and 907.6.6. Monitoring of these systems shall require that the Fire Department be the primary notification through Polk County Central Dispatch Center, the first call by monitoring agencies on all alarm conditions, and dispatched accordingly. The Fire Department shall also be notified on all supervisory and trouble conditions with these systems through Polk County Central Dispatch Center, secondary to the persons designated by the occupancy subscriber.