Village of Depew, NY
Erie County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Depew 12-27-1971 by L.L. No. 2-1971 as Ch. 65, Art. II, of the 1971 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Uniform Code: fire prevention — See Ch. 76.
No person shall interfere with any member of the Fire Department in the discharge of his duty.
No person shall willfully give or assist in giving any false alarm of fire in any manner.
No person shall tamper, meddle or in any way interfere with any station or signal box of any fire alarm, telegraph system or any auxiliary appliance, or willfully break, injure, deface or remove or make any connection or communication with the poles, wires, boxes, or other parts of the fixtures of the fire alarm system so as to interrupt or interfere with the proper working of the same or to mutilate or destroy any notices that may be posted relating to the same.
Whenever the Mayor or Board of Trustees or Chief of the Fire Department lends to the inhabitants of any other municipality any part of the apparatus or sends any of the members of the Fire Department of the Village to aid in the extinguishment of fires outside of the Village, the Board of Trustees in its discretion may charge and collect from the persons or municipality a reasonable sum sufficient to defray the cost of rendering such assistance and deposit the same with the Village Treasurer.
No person shall place or pile any snow, lumber, stone, building material or any other substance; or store or park any vehicle within 10 feet of any fire hydrant within the Village.
The Village reserves the right to place, erect, and maintain any wires or other equipment connected with the Village Fire Alarm System, police or traffic signal system, shortwave radio system or any other Village signal system, upon any telephone, telegraph, electric light, or other pole or poles erected in the Village, the same to be placed and erected in such a position as not to interfere with the use, maintenance and operation of other wire and equipment placed on said poles by the owners thereof.
The wires, posts, poles, structures, supports and other equipment of the Village fire alarm system, police or traffic system or other Village alarm, signal, or radio system, shall take precedence and right-of-way over all other wires, posts, poles and structures erected and maintained in the Village, and no lineman or any other person, in erecting or maintaining such wires, posts, poles and structures, shall interfere with, damage, disturb, or change any part or portion of the said Village fire alarm, police and traffic signal or radio system.
No person shall injure or interfere in any way with any hose or apparatus belonging to or in use by the Village Fire Department or any other fire department operating in the Village or otherwise assisting the Village Fire Department.
[Added 8-2-1988 by L.L. No. 4-1988; amended 12-6-1988 by L.L. No. 8-1988]
The Board of Trustees reserves the right to authorize the installation or relocation of fire hydrants to assure that the requirements of fire protection are complied with.
[Amended 5-2-1994 by L.L. No. 1-1994]
Any person violating any of the provisions of this chapter shall be punished as provided in § 1-10 of this Code.