[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Scranton 9-26-1979 as Ch. 13, Art. III, of the 1979 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Bureau of Fire — See Ch. 59.
Alarms and alarm systems — See Ch. 152.
Building construction — See Ch. 187.
Contractors — See Ch. 203.
Electrical standards — See Ch. 215.
Fire hydrants — See Ch. 237.
Hazardous substances — See Ch. 278.
Heating and air-conditioning systems — See Ch. 290.
Mechanical standards — See Ch. 313.
Plumbing — See Ch. 345.
[Amended by Ord. Nos. 31-1980; 94-1981; 5-1986; 91-1987; 174-1990; 150-1993; 4-26-1999 by Ord. No. 61-1999]
A certain document, one copy of which is on file in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Scranton, being marked and designated as the "1999 BOCA National Fire Prevention Code" as published by the Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc., is hereby adopted as the Fire Prevention Code of the City of Scranton in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the control of buildings and structures as herein provided; and each and all of the regulations, provisions, penalties, conditions and terms of the "BOCA National Fire Prevention Code 1999, as are hereby referred to, are adopted and made a part hereof as if fully set out in this chapter, excepting any additions and changes as set forth in this chapter.
Whenever the Fire Chief shall disapprove any application or refuse to grant a permit applied for, or when it is claimed that the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code do not apply or that the true intent and meaning of the code have been misconstrued or wrongly interpreted, the applicant may appeal from the decision of the Fire Chief to the Director of the Department of Public Safety within 10 days from the date of the decision appealed.
The Director of the Department of Public Safety, the Fire Chief and the chief fire inspector 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 Fire Prevention Code. The Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention shall post such list in a conspicuous place in his office and distribute copies thereof to interested parties.
[Amended by Ord. Nos. 72-1990; 174-1990; 150-1993; 187-1994; 4-26-1999 by Ord. No. 61-1999]
[Added 4-26-1999 by Ord. No. 61-1999]
Any person who shall continue any work in or about the building after having been served with a stop-work order, except such work as he is directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition, shall be liable to a fine of not less than $500 or more than $10,000 per offense.