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Township of Tobyhanna, PA
Monroe County
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Tobyhanna Township hereby adopts, enacts and incorporates into the Code of the Township of Tobyhanna Appendices B, C, D, E, F and G of the 2003 International Fire Code, all as may be amended from time to time, which appendices are incorporated herein by reference and made a part hereof, to be read, applied and enforced throughout Tobyhanna Township in conjunction with the Uniform Construction Code previously adopted by passage of Ordinance No. 449, except that Appendix B, Sections B101.1 through B101.1.1. of the 2003 International Fire Code, as amended, shall be revised before enactment, adoption and incorporation and shall by this chapter be adopted, enacted and incorporated in its revised form, as follows:
B101.1 Scope. The procedure for determining fire-flow requirements for buildings or portions of buildings hereafter constructed shall be in accordance with NFPA 1142 as referenced in the appendix. This appendix does not apply to structures other than buildings.
B101.1.1 This standard shall be used to provide minimum planning, construction, maintenance, education, and management elements for the protection of life and property.
B101.1.2 In applying this appendix, Fire Department fire-flow capabilities will be determined to identify areas and sites requiring additional on-site water supplies for the protection of life and property. When the total fire flow of the project exceeds the present capabilities of the initial responding Fire Department, additional capacity must be available on site to meet the required fire flow.