City of Caruthersville, MO
Pemiscot County
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Section 520.010 Fire Prevention Code — Adoption. [1]

[CC 1983 §10-1; Ord. No. 392, §2(d), 10-19-1970; Ord. No. 434 §1, 2-22-1972; Ord. No. 860 §1, 7-3-2000; Ord. No. 2007-16 §8, 9-4-2007]
A certain document, three (3) copies of which are on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Caruthersville, Missouri, being marked and designated as the International Fire Code, 2006 Edition (See International Fire Code Section 101.2.1, 2006 Edition), as published by the International Code Council, be and is hereby adopted as the Fire Code of the City of Caruthersville in the State of Missouri regulating and governing the safeguarding of life and property from fire and explosion hazards arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials and devices, and from conditions hazardous to life or property in the occupancy of buildings and premises as herein provided; providing for the issuance of permits and the collection of fees therefor; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of said Fire Code on file in the offices of the City of Caruthersville are hereby referred to, adopted and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in this Section, with the additions, insertions, deletions and changes, if any, prescribed in Section 520.015 of this Code.
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Cross References — Building code adopted, §500.010; electrical code adopted, §505.010; mechanical code adopted, §510.010; plumbing code adopted, §515.010.
Editor's Note — Ord. no. 2007-16 §8, adopted September 4, 2007, repealed section 520.020 "definitions" and enacted new provisions set out herein. Former section 520.020 derived from CC 1983 §10-2.

Section 520.015 Revisions.

[Ord. No. 2007-16 §8, 9-4-2007]
The following Sections are hereby revised as follows:
Section 101.1. Insert: City of Caruthersville
Section 109.3. Insert: Ordinance violation, $500.00, 90 days
Section 111.4. Insert: Not less than $100.00 or more than $500.00.

Section 520.020 Penalty.

[CC 1983 §10-2; Ord. No. 2007-16 §8, 9-4-2007]
Any person violating the provisions of this Chapter or the code adopted in this Chapter, as a violation is defined in Section 109 of the International Fire Code, shall be deemed guilty of an offense and upon conviction thereof shall be fined in an amount not to exceed five hundred dollars ($500.00) or be imprisoned for a period not to exceed ninety (90) days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day such violation is committed or permitted to continue shall constitute a separate offense and shall be punishable as such hereunder.