City of Oakland, MO
St. Louis County
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Cross References — As to explosives and blasting agents, §505.080; as to giving false alarms, §210.130; as to prohibition against burning trash in streets, gutters, etc., §520.040.
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Cross Reference — As to technical code adoptions, ch. 505.
[CC 1997 §11-7; Ord. No. 547 §5, 9-8-1997; Ord. No. 623 §5(11-7), 10-8-2001; Ord. No. 725 §1, 9-18-2006]
A. 
A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Clerk, being marked and designated as the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, 1999, as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. and as amended and adopted by the City of Kirkwood in Ordinance 9053, be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Prevention Code of the City of Oakland, Missouri, for the control of building and structures as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, 1999, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Article.
B. 
A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Clerk, being marked and designated as the 2003 International Fire Code and as amended and adopted by the City of Kirkwood in Ordinance No. 9509 on or about July 21, 2005, be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Prevention Code of the City of Oakland, Missouri, for the control of commercial buildings and structures and related permits and inspections only; and each and all of the regulations of the 2003 International Fire Code as adopted by the City of Kirkwood and as they relate to commercial buildings and structures only are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set forth in this Article.
[CC 1997 §11-8; Ord. No. 547 §5, 9-8-1997; Ord. No. 623 §5(11-8), 10-8-2001; Ord. No. 725 §2, 9-18-2006]
Throughout the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code, 1999, or the 2003 International Fire Code, wherever the term "jurisdiction" is used, it is deemed to mean the City of Oakland, Missouri.
[CC 1997 §11-9; Ord. No 547 §5, 9-8-97; Ord. No. 623 §5(11-9), 10-8-2001; Ord. No. 725 §3, 9-18-2006]
Any person, firm, corporation, institution or organization or representative thereof violating any of the provisions of Section 203.010 (A) or (B) and the codes adopted therein shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished in the Municipal Court of the City of Oakland, Missouri, by a fine not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment not to exceed ninety (90) days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. Each day a violation continues after actual notice to either the responsible individual, person, firm, institution, corporation or organization or representative thereof to whom the permit was issued or to the owner, or both, or to the legally authorized representative of the permit holder, owner or both shall constitute a separate violation. In addition to the penalties prescribed herein, the Mayor, by and through the City Attorney, may take such other action, either at law or in equity, that he/she deems necessary in order to execute and enforce the provisions of this Chapter.
A. 
Damaging, Obstructing, Etc. It shall be unlawful to obscure from view, damage, deface, obstruct, paint or repaint any fire hydrant or restrict the access to any fire hydrant or any Fire Department connection for the pressurization of fire suppression systems, including fire hydrant and Fire Department connections that are located on public or private streets and access lanes or on private property.
B. 
Parking Near. It shall be unlawful for any person to park any motor vehicle within ten (10) feet of any fire hydrant or Fire Department connection.
C. 
Trees, Shrubs, Etc., Near Fire Hydrants — Generally. It shall be unlawful to plant any tree, shrub, bush, hedge or other plant or vegetation, except grass, within six (6) feet of any fire hydrant, and no such vegetation shall be planted between the street, alley or other public way and a fire hydrant.
D. 
Obstructing View Of Fire Vehicles — Removal By Fire Chief. It shall be unlawful to plant any shrub, bush, hedge, tree or other plant or vegetation, except grass, in close proximity to a fire hydrant in such a manner as to interfere with a clear view of the hydrant by fire vehicles approaching on any public street or way. The Fire Chief is hereby authorized to remove, trim or cut back any such plant growth after posting a notice within ten (10) feet from such hydrant at least three (3) days before such removal or cutting stating his/her intention to do so. Cost incurred in the performance of necessary work shall be paid from the Municipal Treasury on certificate of the fire official and with the approval of the chief administrative official, and the legal authority of the municipality shall institute appropriate action for the recovery of such cost.