City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Derived from the Charter and Ordinances, 1974, of the City of Buffalo as indicated in article histories. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Amusements — See Ch. 75.
Cleaning of buildings — See Ch. 101.
Building construction and demolition; fire prevention — See Ch. 103.
City property — See Ch. 133.
Dances and dance halls — See Ch. 150.
Heating — See Ch. 238.
Inspections — See Ch. 249.
Laundries and clothes cleaners — See Ch. 259.
Motion pictures — See Ch. 278.
Naming of streets, parks and public buildings — See Ch. 286.
Restaurants — See Ch. 370.
Sanitation — See Ch. 378.
Smoking — See Ch. 399.
[Derived from Art. VII of Ch. XI of the Charter and Ordinances, 1974]
[Amended 12-23-2003, effective 12-31-2003]
It shall be the duty of the Bureau of Fire Prevention and the Commissioner of Public Works, Parks and Streets to inspect public buildings on at least an annual basis to ensure that such public buildings are in compliance with Chapter 103, Article I, of the Code and all other applicable laws.
[Derived from Art. XI of Ch. XXV of the Charter and Ordinances, 1974]
As used in this article, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
PUBLIC BUILDINGS
Any building or part thereof used as a theater, auditorium, moving-picture or vaudeville showhouse, dance hall, skating rink, assembly hall, school, church, waiting room, exposition and, exhibition halls, buildings used for the sale, at retail, of dry goods and other articles of general merchandise, saloons or other drinking places, public laundries, restaurants, office buildings and other buildings to which the public resort, but not applying to public school buildings, governed by separate laws, ordinances or regulations.
No person, being the owner, proprietor, occupant, lessee, manager or superintendent of any public building in the City, shall cause, permit or allow any room or space therein to be overcrowded or to be inadequate, faulty or insufficient in respect to ventilation and sanitation.
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Editor's Note: Former § 111-4, Ventilation of auditoriums or theaters hereafter erected or converted, was repealed 12-23-2003, effective 12-31-2003.
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Editor's Note: Former § 111-5, Ventilation of existing auditoriums and theaters, was repealed 12-23-2003, effective 12-31-2003.
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Editor's Note: Former § 111-6, Toilets and dressing rooms, was repealed 12-23-2003, effective 12-31-2003.
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Editor's Note: Former § 111-7, Ventilation and construction of picture machine booths, was repealed 12-23-2003, effective 12-31-2003.
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The floor, when covered with wood, tile, stone concrete, linoleum or other washable material shall be mopped or scrubbed with water or swept with moisture or by some other dustless method at least once daily, when in use, and shall be scrubbed with water and soap or water and some other solvent substance at least once weekly. Carpets, rugs and other fabric floor covering shall be cleaned at least once daily by means of suction cleaning, beating or dustless sweeping Curtains and draperies shall be cleaned at least once monthly by suction cleaning, beating washing. Cornices, walls and other dust-holding places shall be kept free from dust by suction cleaning, washing or moist wiping.
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The wood and all metal parts of all seats shall kept clean. Fabric upholstering of seats and railings and other fixed fabrics shall be cleaned by suction cleaning or other dustless method at least once monthly. Toilet rooms shall be kept sanitary at all times.
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Editor's Note: For provisions regarding cleaning the outside of buildings, see Ch. 101, Buildings, Cleaning of.