[Amended 12-21-1995 by L.L. No. 7-1995]
Whenever the Fire Marshal shall disapprove an application or refuse to grant a permit applied for, or when it is claimed that the provisions of this chapter do not apply or that the true intent and meaning of the chapter has been misconstrued or wrongly interpreted, the applicant may appeal in writing from the decision of the Fire Marshal to the Village Board within 10 days from the date of the decision appealed. The Village Board, after receipt of such notice of appeal, may, in its discretion, stay the effect of any order pending its decision. The decision of the Village Board shall be entered upon the records of the village and a copy shall be furnished the applicant.
For any and every violation of the provisions of this chapter, which shall include failure, refusal or neglect to comply with an order issued by the Fire Marshal, the owner, occupant, general agent, contractor, lessee, tenant or person in charge of an entire building, structure or premises where such violation has been committed or shall exist and the owner, occupant, general agent, lessee, tenant or person in charge of any part of a building, structure or premises in which any such violation has been committed or shall exist, and any other person who knowingly commits, takes part or assists in any such violation or who maintains any building, structure or premises in which any such violation shall exist, shall be guilty of an offense and, upon conviction thereof, be punishable by a fine of not exceeding $250 or imprisonment for a period not to exceed 15 days, or both. A separate offense shall be deemed committed upon each day during or on which a violation occurs or continues.