Town of Wheatfield, NY
Niagara County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Wheatfield as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Building construction and fire prevention — See Ch. 69.
[Adopted 10-10-2010 by L.L. No. 6-2011]

§ 54-1 Installation.

A. 
All new buildings in the Town of Wheatfield that are commercial, retail, industrial or multiunit residential buildings with four or more units constructed, altered or changed in use after the effective date of this article shall have installed a Knox-Box® key system in an approved location. Such key systems shall be installed prior to the issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
B. 
All buildings in the Town of Wheatfield that are commercial, retail, industrial businesses with 20 or more employees or with 10,000 or more square feet of space or multiunit residential buildings with four or more units constructed before the effective date of this article shall have 180 days from the adoption of this article to install a Knox-Box® key system in an approved location.
C. 
The Knox-Box® key system shall be approved by the Fire Advisory Chair, and, in order to maintain uniformity throughout the Town, the order forms for said key system must be obtained from the Town Building Department.
D. 
All Knox-Box® key systems must be mounted by the front, main entrance of the structure and must be placed at eye level.

§ 54-2 Contents.

All Knox-Box® key systems must contain:
A. 
A master key to locked points of ingress, whether points are on the exterior or interior of the structure.
B. 
Keys to the alarm panel.
C. 
Keys to the alarm pull station.
D. 
Keys to the elevators (if applicable).
(1) 
If the elevator key does not fit in the Knox-Box®, it may be placed in the mechanical room, and this location must be included in the box.
E. 
Emergency contact information for the business, including the name, address and telephone number for the owner.
F. 
The layout of the structure showing the above-referenced locations.