City of Roseville, MI
Macomb County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Roseville as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
CHARTER REFERENCES
Fire Department — See Ch. 7, Sec. 7.10.
GENERAL REFERENCES
Bureau of Fire Prevention — See Ch. 27.
Alarm systems — See Ch. 69.
Building construction — See Ch. 88.
Open burning — See Ch. 94.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 126.
Emergency management — See Ch. 128.
Fire hydrants — See Ch. 139.
Conduct at fires — See Ch. 144.
Fireworks — See Ch. 146.
Self-service gasoline stations — See Ch. 158, Art. I.
[Adopted 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 142 of the 1984 Code]

§ 142-1 Adoption of standards by reference; amendments.

[Amended 3-25-1986 by Ord. No. 937; 2-14-1989 by Ord. No. 986; 8-22-1989 by Ord. No. 997; 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1019; 7-27-1999 by Ord. No. 1125; 10-28-2003 by Ord. No. 1184]
A. 
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 3(k) of Public Act 279 of 1909 [MCL 117.3(k)], the International Fire Code, 2003 Edition and all appendixes thereto, as promulgated by the International Code Council, Inc., and as amended in the future, is hereby adopted by reference by the City for the purpose of safeguarding life and property from the hazards of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling and use of hazardous substances, materials and devices and from conditions hazardous to life or property and the use or occupancy of buildings or premises. If a conflict occurs between the provisions of such fire code and this article, this article shall prevail. Complete printed copies of the fire code adopted in this section are available for public use and inspection at the office of the City of Roseville City Clerk.
[Amended 4-11-2006 by Ord. No. 1198; 11-14-2006 by Ord. No. 1206]
B. 
Section 101.1. Insert: City of Roseville.
C. 
Section 109.3. Insert: $500 and/or 93 days in jail, or both.
D. 
Section 111.4. Insert: $500.

§ 142-2 Enforcement.

[Amended 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1019]
This article and the code adopted as aforementioned shall be enforced by the Fire Marshal for the City of Roseville and any designated assistant.

§ 142-3 Definitions.

As used in this article and the Fire Prevention Code, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
FIRE OFFICIAL
The Fire Marshal.
JURISDICTION
The City of Roseville.
LEGAL OFFICER
The City Attorney and his or her assistants.
PUBLIC BUILDING
Any building that the public enters or is invited to enter, whether it is publicly or privately owned.

§ 142-4 Modification of provisions.

[Amended 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1019]
This article and the code adopted as aforementioned shall be enforced by the Fire Marshal for the City of Roseville and any designated assistant.

§ 142-5 Protective enclosure required for certain gas tanks.

Any liquefied petroleum gas tank of 500 gallons' water capacity or greater shall be provided with a protective enclosure as specified by the Fire Marshal.

§ 142-6 New materials, processes and occupancies.

[Amended 3-25-1986 by Ord. No. 937; 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1019; 10-28-2003 by Ord. No. 1184]
The Fire Chief and the Fire Marshal shall act as a committee to determine and specify, after giving affected persons an opportunity to be heard, any new materials, processes or occupancies which shall require permits, in addition to those now enumerated in the International Fire Code, 2000 Edition. The Fire Marshal shall post such lists in a conspicuous place in his or her office and distribute copies thereof to interested persons.[1]
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 142-7, Setting fire to places of public abode unlawful; notice to be posted, which immediately followed this section was deleted 7-27-1999 by Ord. No. 1125.

§ 142-7 Display of street address numbers.

A. 
The owner of or all persons having control of any building within the City of Roseville shall display street address numbers in accordance with the following:
(1) 
Numbers on residential buildings shall be displayed on, at or near the front door, readily visible to passersby.
(2) 
Numbers on commercial buildings shall be displayed in such a manner as to be readily visible to occupants of vehicles immediately in front of such buildings during all hours of normal daylight.
B. 
Numbers on residential buildings shall be at least three inches in height and on commercial buildings shall be at least four inches in height.
C. 
The color of the numbers for both residential and commercial buildings shall be in contrast to the immediate background upon which they are mounted.
D. 
This section shall be construed to mean that if the numbers are hidden by an awning or other appurtenance, the owners of such building or persons having control thereof shall provide supplementary numbers in such a manner as to comply with this section.

§ 142-8 Lighted tobacco in elevators.

It shall be unlawful for any person to carry lighted tobacco in any elevator.

§ 142-9 Additional technical details to be considered part of code.

[Amended 3-25-1986 by Ord. No. 937, 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1019]
Technical details regarding processes, methods, specifications, equipment testing and maintenance, design standards, performance, installation, life safety or other pertinent criteria as contained in those standards and codes by the National Fire Protection Association and known as the "National Fire Code, 1991," shall be considered a part of this code.

§ 142-10 More restrictive requirements to apply.

Whenever there is a conflict between sections of this article and other ordinances or where separate provisions of this article dealing with the same features are applicable to any given situation, the more restrictive of the differing requirements shall apply.

§ 142-11 Fire extinguishers on catering trucks with cooking equipment.

[Added 6-25-1991 by Ord. No. 1019]
Any catering truck equipped with cooking equipment producing grease-laden air, such as a grill, deep fryer or broiler, shall be equipped with a fire extinguisher near the driver's seat which shall have a rating of at least 40b:C. An extinguisher with an A:B:C: rating shall not be accepted for grease fire.

§ 142-12 Sale of defective fire extinguishers.

A person shall not sell, trade, loan or give away any form, type or kind of fire extinguisher which is not approved by the Fire Chief or which is not in proper working order or the contents of which do not meet the requirements of the Fire Chief. The requirements of this section shall not apply to the sale, trade or exchange of obsolete or damaged equipment for junk when said units are permanently disfigured or marked with a permanent sign identifying the unit as junk.

§ 142-13 Violations and penalties.

A. 
Any person who shall violate any of the provisions of the code hereby adopted or fail to comply therewith or who shall violate or fail to comply with any order made thereunder or who shall build in violation of any detailed statement or specifications of plans submitted and approved thereunder or any certificate or permit issued thereunder, and from which no appeal has been taken, or who shall fail to comply with such order within the time fixed herein shall, severally, for each and every such violation and noncompliance respectively, be punishable as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I. The imposition of one penalty for any violation shall not excuse the violation or permit it to continue, and all such persons shall be required to correct or remedy such violations or defects within a reasonable time; and where not otherwise specified, each day that prohibited conditions are maintained shall constitute a separate offense.
[Amended 7-27-1999 by Ord. No. 1125]
B. 
The application of the above penalty shall not be held to prevent the enforced removal of prohibited conditions.
[Adopted 2-28-1984 by Ord. No. 895 as Ch. 276 of the 1984 Code]

§ 142-14 Definitions.

As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
LISTED
Equipment included in a list published by Underwriters' Laboratories, Inc., indicating that the equipment has been tested under their Standard No. 217.
SMOKE DETECTOR
A device capable of detecting abnormal amounts of smoke in the atmosphere by means of an ionized chamber or by photoelectric beam.

§ 142-15 Smoke detectors required in certain buildings.

All dwelling units, with the exception of one- and two-family dwellings, including apartments, condominiums, efficiency apartments and all other sleeping rooms in hotels, motels, lodging houses, dormitories and all other sleeping quarters which are leased, rented or occupied by their owners, together with the means of egress from such rooms to the outside of the building, shall be equipped with one or more listed smoke detectors, mounted as specified in the manufacturer's instructions and in accordance with NFPA Standard 74.

§ 142-16 Power source.

In all existing units where a smoke detector is required by this article, a direct-wired power source or a primary-monitored battery source of power will be required to meet the above standards.

§ 142-17 Enforcement.

The Fire Prevention Bureau and the Department of Buildings and Inspection of the City of Roseville shall have authority to inspect and approve the installation of smoke detectors as required by this article and to issue citations for violation of this article.

§ 142-18 Compliance required; time limit.

The owner of any property in which a smoke detector is required by this article shall comply with its provisions within three months of the effective date of this article.

§ 142-19 Violations and penalties.

[Amended 7-27-1999 by Ord. No. 1125]
Any person violating or neglecting or refusing to comply with any of the provisions of this article shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imposition of a fine of not less than $100 nor more than the penalties as provided in Chapter 1, General Provisions, Article I.