City of New Haven, MO
Franklin County
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[CC 1984 §10.010]
The Fire Prevention Code, being particularly the 1965 Edition thereof and the October, 1966, Revision thereto as published by the American Insurance Association, is hereby adopted as fully as if it were set out verbatim in this Section as the Fire Prevention Code of the City.
[CC 1984 §10.020]
The provisions of the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter shall be controlling in the City, unless the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code are expressly amended or modified by the provisions of this Code. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code and an express provision of this Code, the provisions of this Code shall prevail.
[CC 1984 §10.030]
There is hereby established a Bureau of Fire Prevention which shall be composed of the Board of Aldermen. The Bureau of Fire Prevention shall have the power to modify any of the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter, upon written application by the person seeking the modification, when there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the Fire Prevention Code, provided that the spirit of Fire Prevention Code shall be observed, the public safety secured and substantial justice done.
[CC 1984 §10.040]
There is hereby created the office of Fire Marshal who shall be appointed by the Mayor with the consent and approval of a majority of the members of the Board of Aldermen. It shall be the duty of the Fire Marshal to enforce the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter; the Fire Marshal shall perform such duties and have such powers and authority as is prescribed for the Chief of the Fire Department by the Fire Prevention Code. The Fire Marshal shall perform such other duties as may be prescribed by the Mayor or the Board of Aldermen.
[CC 1984 §10.050]
The Building Inspector shall be ex officio Fire Marshal, unless some other person is specifically appointed to fill the office of Fire Marshal.
[CC 1984 §10.060]
Appeals from orders of the Fire Marshal made pursuant to the Fire Prevention Code adopted in this Chapter shall be made in writing within thirty (30) days from the date of the order appealed. The appeal shall be directed to the Bureau of Fire Prevention.