[HISTORY: Adopted by the Township Board of the Charter Township of Oakland as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Adopted 1-13-2009 by Ord. No. 63-2008A (Ch. 8, Art. II, of the 2007 Code of Ordinances)]
The International Fire Code, 2006 Edition, including Appendix Chapters A, B, C, D, E and G, as published by the International Code Council, is hereby adopted by reference as an ordinance of the Charter Township of Oakland, with the amendments provided in § 203-2; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, conditions, and terms of such International Fire Code on file in the offices of the Charter Township of Oakland, are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this article.
The following sections of the code adopted in § 203-1 are amended, deleted or clarified in the manner indicated.
Section 101.1 is amended to read as follows:
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the "Fire Prevention Code Ordinance of the Charter Township of Oakland," hereinafter referred to as "this code."
Section 105.1.2 is amended to read as follows:
105.1.2 Construction permit. A construction permit allows the applicant to install or modify systems and equipment for which a permit is required by Section 105.7.
Section 105.6 is deleted in its entirety.
Sections 105.7.1, 105.7.4, 105.7.5, 105.7.6, 105.7.8, 105.7.9, 105.7.10, 105.7.11, and 105.7.12 are deleted. The balance of Section 105.7 remains unaffected.
Section 109.3 is amended to read as follows:
109.3 Violation penalties. Persons who shall violate a provision of this code or shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof or who shall erect, install, alter, repair or do work in violation of the approved construction documents or directive of the code official, or of a permit or certificate used under provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable of a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment not exceeding 90 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation continues after due notice has been served shall be deemed a separate offense.
Section 111.4 is amended to read as follows:
111.4 Failure to comply. Any person who shall continue any work after having been served with a stop-work order, except such work as that person is directed by the Code Official to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor violation of this code punishable in the same manner as set forth in Section 109.3.
Section 302.1 is amended to read as follows:
302.1 Definitions. The following words and terms shall, for the purposes of this article and as used elsewhere in this code, have the meanings shown herein.
BONFIRE. An outdoor fire utilized for ceremonial purposes.
HI-BOY. A cart used to transport hot roofing materials on a roof.
POWERED INDUSTRIAL TRUCK. A forklift, tractor, platform lift truck or motorized hand truck powered by an electrical motor or internal combustion engine. Powered industrial trucks do not include farm vehicles or automotive vehicles for highway use.
Section 502.1 is amended by adding the definitions of "driveway," "gate" and "private street," and amending the definition of "key box," to read as follows:
DRIVEWAY. A private street or drive that provides a means of vehicle access to one building.
GATE. Any movable fence, door, bar, gate, or other form of full or partial blockable barrier or obstruction on or off a driveway, private street or fire apparatus access road that is designed, used, intended for or has the effect of prohibiting, limiting, controlling or restricting vehicle or pedestrian access to the buildings or premises served by the driveway, private street or fire apparatus access road.
KEY BOX. A device or container that has been approved by the Code Official for purposes of compliance with Section 506, that contains or may be operated with a key that is only accessible to or possessed by the jurisdiction's Fire Department to use when immediate access to a premises or building by Fire Department, police or emergency medical personnel is necessary to respond to or verify the existence of a fire or other emergency.
PRIVATE STREET. An area of land that is not owned, maintained or required to be open to the public that provides a means of vehicle access to more than one building.
Section 506 is amended, in its entirety, to read as follows:
Section 2703.3.1.4 is amended to read as follows:
[Added 7-28-2009 by Ord. No. 63-2009A]
Editor's Note: See Ch. also 190, Emergency Response Cost Recovery.
The limits referred to in Sections 3188.8.131.52, 3404.2.9.5.2, 3406.2.4.4 and 3804.2 are hereby established as being the amounts that are permitted by the applicable regulations of the Michigan Department of Transportation, as they may be amended from time to time.
Section 3308 is deleted in its entirety. Fireworks displays are subject to regulation by other Michigan law.
The text of Appendix Chapter B is replaced by the following reference: "The fire flow requirements for buildings are provided in the Township Engineering Design Standards adopted May 23, 1978, as they may be amended from time to time."
The text of Appendix Chapter C is replaced by the following reference: "The requirements for fire hydrant locations and distribution are provided in the Township Engineering Design Standards adopted May 23, 1978, as they may be amended from time to time."
Appendix Chapter F is not applicable in the Township and is deleted.