City of Marshfield, MO
Webster County
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Cross Reference — As to additional regulations for enforcement, see ch. 505.
Editor's Note — Ord. No. 1062 §§1 — 5, adopted February 12, 2004, repealed section 500.010 , "adoption of and conformance to the international fire code", section 500.020 "purpose of article", section 500.030 "exception to code", section 500.040 "application of article" as in conflict herewith and enacted the new provisions set out herein in section 500.010 leaving sections 500.020 — 500.040 reserved for the city's future use. Former sections 500.010 — 500.040 derived from ord. no. 594 §§1 — 4, 5-25-1991; ord. no. 689 §§1 — 4, 5-26-1994; ord. no. 872 §§1 — 4, 3-25-1999.

Section 500.010 Adoption of the International Fire Code.

[R.O. 2014 §500.010; Ord. No. 1062 §§1 — 2, 2-12-2004; Ord. No. 1256 §§1 — 2, 2-22-2007; Ord. No. 1482 §§1 — 2, 4-28-2011; Ord. No. 1575 §1, 2-28-2013]
A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Clerk and the City of Marshfield, Missouri, being marked and designated as the International Fire Code 2012, including Appendix I (See International Fire Code Section 101.2.1, 2012 Edition.), as published by the International Code Council, is hereby adopted as the Fire Code of the City of Marshfield, 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, conditions and terms of said Fire Code on file in the office of the City Clerk are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Subsection (B) of this Section.
The following sections are hereby revised:
Section 101.1. Insert: "City of Marshfield, Missouri."
Section 109.4. Insert: "misdemeanor"; "five hundred dollars ($500.00)"; "ninety (90) days."
Section 111.4. Insert: "fifty dollars ($50.00)"; and "five hundred dollars ($500.00)."

Section 500.020 through Section 500.040. (Reserved) [1]

Editor's Note — See note above to this Article.

Section 500.050 Most Restrictive Requirements to Apply.

[R.O. 2014 §500.050; Ord. No. 594 §5, 4-25-1991; Ord. No. 689 §5, 5-26-1994; Ord. No. 872 §5, 3-25-1999]
Except as may be specifically provided herein, no provisions of the existing Marshfield Zoning Ordinance pertaining to location, use or construction of buildings or equipment shall be nullified by provisions of this Code, but in any case the most rigid requirements shall control the construction, equipment or materials or the location of buildings or structures. Whenever State Statutes require the approval of special use group buildings, including among others, factories, schools and multi-family dwellings, the approval of such authority shall accompany the application for a permit as may be required by the Code.

Section 500.055 Penalty

The owner or agent of any building, structure, or premises where a violation of any provision or regulation of the International Fire Code, 2012 Edition, has been committed or shall exist, or the lessee or tenant of an entire building or premises where such violation has been committed or shall exist, or the general agent, architect, builder, contractor, or any other person who commits, takes part in, or assists in any such violation shall be guilty of a misdemeanor which shall be punishable by a fine of not less than fifty dollars ($50.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each and every day that such violation continues, and if the violation shall be willful, upon conviction thereof, the punishment shall be a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00) for each and every day that such violation shall continue, or by imprisonment for ten (10) days for each and every day that such violation shall continue, or by both such fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the Marshfield Municipal Court. Any person who, having been served with an order to remove any violation, shall fail to comply with said order from which no timely appeal has been taken, within ten (10) days after such service, or shall continue to violate any provision under this Code in the respect named in such order, shall also be subject to a civil penalty of two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00) per day. The authorities of the City of Marshfield, Missouri, may, in addition to other remedies, institute any appropriate action or proceedings to prevent such unlawful erection, construction, reconstruction, alteration, repair, conversion, maintenance, use of demolition to restrain, correct or abate such violation, and to prevent the occupancy of any building, structure or land, or to prevent any act, conduct, business or use in or about such premises which is violative of the provisions of the International Fire Code, 2012 Edition as adopted herein.