St. Charles County, MO
 
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[Ord. No. 17-061 § 11, 7-5-2017]
St. Charles County hereby adopts the 2015 International Fire Code, including Appendices B and F, a copy of which shall be deposited in the Office of the County Registrar with this ordinance, with the following amendments by additions, insertions, deletions and changes so that such section and subsections to read as follows:
(CHAPTER 1 SCOPE AND ADMINISTRATION)
(SECTION 101 GENERAL)
101.1 Title. These regulations shall be known as the Fire Code of St. Charles County, Missouri, hereinafter referred to as "this code."
(SECTION 102 APPLICABILITY)
102.4 Application of building code. The design and construction of new structures shall comply with the International Building Code or International Residential Code based on the scope of the respective code. Any alterations, additions, changes in use or changes in structures required by this code shall comply with the International Existing Building Code or International Residential Code based on the scope of the respective code.
(SECTION 103 DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING SAFETY)
103.1 Creation of enforcement agency. The Division of Building and Code Enforcement of the Department of Community Development shall be the enforcement agency for this code and the Division's director shall be the fire code official referred to in this code.
103.2 Appointment. The fire code official shall be appointed as provided by ordinance
(SECTION 105 PERMITS)
105.4.1 Submittals. Construction documents and supporting data shall be submitted, as required by the fire code official, with each application for a permit and in such form and detail as required by the fire code official. The construction documents shall be prepared by a registered design professional where required by the statutes of the jurisdiction in which the project is to be constructed.
Exception:
The fire code official is authorized to waive the submission of construction documents and supporting data not required to be prepared by a registered design professional if it is found that the nature of the work applied for is such that review of construction documents is not necessary to obtain compliance with this code.
105.7 Required construction permits. The fire code official is authorized to issue construction permits for work as set forth in Sections 105.7.1 through 105.7.18. The term "construction permit" shall mean building permit and shall follow the requirements of Section 105 of the Building Code in addition to the requirements of this code.
(SECTION 106 INSPECTIONS)
106.90 Workmanship. All work shall be executed in a workmanlike and skilled manner so that, for example, floors are level, walls are plumb and square, windows and doors are plumb, square and easily operable, exterior building envelopes are weather-tight and exclude the elements, building materials are undamaged, and surfaces are unmarred. All work performed shall be in compliance with this code, per industry standards, and in accordance with the manufacturer's installation instructions.
(SECTION 108 MEANS OF APPEAL)
108.1 General. For the purposes of this code, all appeals shall be in accordance with the procedure established for the Building Code of St. Charles County, Missouri, in Section 113 of 500.100.
108.2 Limitations on authority. Delete in its entirety.
108.3 Qualifications. Delete in its entirety.
(SECTION 109 VIOLATIONS)
109.4 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 fire code official, or of a permit or certificate used under provisions of this code, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be punishable by a fine of not more than five hundred dollars ($500.00), and each day's continuance of a violation shall be deemed a separate offense.
(SECTION 111 STOP WORK ORDER)
111.2 Issuance. A stop work order shall be in writing and shall be given to the owner of the property involved, or to the owner's authorized agent, or to the person performing the work. Upon issuance of a stop work order, the cited work shall immediately cease. The stop work order shall state the reason for the order and the conditions under which the cited work will be permitted to resume. Any person served with a stop work order shall pay an administrative penalty of up to two hundred fifty dollars ($250.00).
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 to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be liable to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100.00) or more than five hundred dollars ($500.00)..
(CHAPTER 11 CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS)
(SECTION 1103 FIRE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS)
1103.5.3 Group I-2 Condition 2. In addition to the requirements of Section 1103.5.2, existing buildings of Group I-2 Condition 2 occupancy shall be equipped throughout with an approved automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1. The automatic sprinkler system shall be installed as established by the local fire district and the State of Missouri.
(CHAPTER 56 EXPLOSIVES AND FIREWORKS)
(SECTION 5601 GENERAL)
5601.1.3 Fireworks. Fireworks shall comply with the Ordinances of St. Charles County, Missouri.
(SECTION 5609 TEMPORARY STORAGE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS)
5609.1 General. Delete in its entirety.
(CHAPTER 57 FLAMMABLE AND COMBUSTIBLE LIQUIDS)
(SECTION 5704 STORAGE)
5704.2.9.6.1
Locations where above-ground tanks are prohibited. Storage of Class I and II liquids in above-ground tanks outside of buildings is prohibited as defined by the applicable ordinance of the fire district having competent jurisdiction.
(SECTION 5706 SPECIAL OPERATIONS)
5706.2.4.4
Locations where above-ground tanks are prohibited. The storage of Class I and II liquids in above-ground tanks is prohibited as defined by the applicable ordinance of the fire district having competent jurisdiction.
(CHAPTER 58 FLAMMABLE GASES AND FLAMMABLE CRYOGENIC FLUIDS)
(SECTION 5806 FLAMMABLE CRYOGENIC FLUIDS)
5806.2 Limitations. Storage of flammable cryogenic fluids in stationary containers outside of buildings is prohibited within the limits established by law as the limits as defined by the applicable ordinance of the fire district having competent jurisdiction.
(CHAPTER 61 LIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GASES)
(SECTION 6104 LOCATION OF LP-GAS CONTAINERS)
6104.2 Maximum capacity within established limits. As defined by the applicable ordinance of the fire district having competent jurisdiction, limits established by law restricting the storage of liquefied petroleum gas for the protection of heavily populated or congested areas, the aggregate capacity of any one (1) installation shall not exceed a water capacity of two thousand (2,000) gallons (7570 L).