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City of Neosho, MO
Newton County
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[Code 1962 §11-1; CC 1979 §10-1; Ord. No. 930 §2, 6-18-1976; Ord. No. 87-18 §10-1, 8-18-1987; Ord. No. 93-21 §§1, 2, 6-1-1993; Ord. No. 4-2000 §1, 3-7-2000; Ord. No. 194-2005 §1, 1-18-2005; Ord. No. 01-2013 §1, 1-22-2013; Ord. No. 27-2019, 4-2-2019]
A certain document, a copy of which is on file in the office of the Building Inspector and Fire Chief of the City of Neosho, being marked and designated as the "International Fire Code, 2018 Edition," as published by the International Code Council, Inc., be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Code of the City of Neosho 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 the life and property in the occupancy of buildings and premises as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and collection of fees therefore; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Fire Code on file in the office of the Building Inspector and Fire Chief of the City of Neosho, Missouri, 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 Section 500.080 and Section 500.085 of this Article.
[1]
Charter Reference — Authority to adopt technical codes by reference, §2.17.
Cross References — Building code, ch. 500, art. II; electrical code, §505.010; plumbing code, ch. 510; mechanical code, ch. 515.
[CC 1979 §10-10.2; Ord. No. 947 §2, 2-1-1977; Ord. No. 89-20 §10-2, 8-1-1989; Ord. No. 4-2000 §3, 3-7-2000; Ord. No. 194-2005 §2, 1-18-2005; Ord. No. 01-2013 §1, 1-22-2013; Ord. No. 27-2019, 4-2-2019]
The following Sections are hereby revised as follows:
1. 
Section 101.1. Insert: City of Neosho.
2. 
Section 110.4. Insert: Misdemeanor and Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00) and Ninety (90) Days.
3. 
Section 112.4. Insert: $0 and five hundred dollars ($500.00).
4. 
The Board of Appeals as referred to in Section 109 shall be the Board of Adjustments as created by Section 405.270 of the Municipal Code of Ordinances and Sections 109.1 through 109.3 are deleted.
5. 
Section 307. Open Burning and Recreational Fires and Portable Outdoor Fireplaces is amended to add the following paragraphs:
Location restricted: A person shall not kindle or maintain any open burning or authorize any such open burning to be kindled or maintained unless:
The location is approved by the Fire Chief or his/her designee.
Material burned is restricted to "yard waste" as defined in Section 230.010 of the Municipal Code of the City of Neosho.
Prohibited open burning: Fire Chief or his/her designee may prohibit any or all open burning when atmospheric conditions or local circumstances make such burning hazardous or which are or could be offensive or objectionable due to smoke or odor emissions. The Fire Chief or his/her designee shall order the extinguishment, by the permit holder or the Fire Department, of any burning which creates or adds to a hazardous or objectionable situation.
6. 
Section 5601.1.3, Fireworks, is deleted.
[Ord. No. 4-2000 §4, 3-7-2000; Ord. No. 194-2005 §3, 1-18-2005; Ord. No. 01-2013 §1, 1-22-2013; Ord. No. 27-2019, 4-2-2019]
A. 
That the limits referred to in the International Fire Code, 2018 Edition, in which the storage of explosive materials is prohibited are hereby established as follows:
Approval shall be required for the following conditions or operations:
1. 
The manufacture, possession, storage, sale or disposition of explosive materials.
2. 
The transportation of explosive materials.
3. 
The use of explosive materials.
4. 
The operation of a terminal for handling explosive materials.
5. 
The delivery to or receipt of explosive materials from a carrier at a terminal.
B. 
The geographic limits referred to in certain Sections of the International Fire Code, 2018 Edition, are hereby established as follows:
Section 5704.2.9.6.1 Prohibited areas are all areas except those zoned as Districts AG (Agricultural), C-3 (Commercial Business District), M-1 (Light Industrial), and M-2 (Heavy Industrial).
Section 5706.2.4.4 Prohibited areas are all areas except those zoned as Districts AG (Agricultural), C-3 (Commercial Business District), M-1 (Light Industrial), and M-2 (Heavy Industrial).
Section 6104.2 Prohibited areas are all areas except those zoned as Districts AG (Agricultural), C-3 (Commercial Business District), M-1 (Light Industrial), and M-2 (Heavy Industrial).
[Ord. No. 194-2005 §4, 1-18-2005; Ord. No. 01-2013 §1, 1-22-2013; Ord. No. 27-2019, 4-2-2019]
A. 
Any person violating any of the provisions of this Chapter or the provisions of the International Fire Code adopted in this Chapter shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not exceeding five hundred dollars ($500.00) or be imprisoned in the City or County Jail for a period of not exceeding ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.
B. 
In addition to the imposition of the penalties herein described, the Fire Code Official is authorized to institute appropriate action to prevent unlawful construction or to restrain, correct or abate a violation; or to prevent illegal occupancy of a structure or premises; or to stop an illegal act, conduct of business or occupancy of a structure on or about any premises.