City of Richmond Heights, MO
St. Louis County
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[CC 1984 §11-76; Ord. No. 3140 §11-39; Ord. No. 3981 §3, 3-5-1984]
It shall be unlawful to interfere with, attempt to interfere with, conspire to interfere with, obstruct or restrict the mobility of, or block the path of travel of any Fire Department emergency vehicle in any way, or to interfere with, attempt to interfere, conspire to interfere with, obstruct or hamper any Fire Department operation.
[CC 1984 §11-77; Ord. No. 3140 §11-40; Ord. No. 3981 §3, 3-5-1984]
No person shall willfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order or direction of the Fire Chief or his/her duly authorized representative, nor interfere with the compliance attempts of another individual.
[CC 1984 §11-87; Ord. No. 3140 §11-45; Ord. No. 3981 §3, 3-5-1984]
No person shall, without proper authorization from the Fire Chief or his/her duly authorized representative in charge of said Fire Department emergency equipment, cling to, attach himself/herself to, climb upon or into, board or swing upon any Fire Department emergency vehicle, whether the same is in motion or at rest, nor sound the siren, horn, bell or other sound-producing device thereon, nor manipulate or tamper with nor attempt to manipulate or tamper with any levers, valves, switches, starting devices, brakes, pumps, or any equipment or protective clothing on or a part of any Fire Department emergency vehicle.
[CC 1984 §11-88; Ord. No. 3140 §11-46; Ord. No. 3981 §3, 3-5-1984]
It shall be unlawful for any person to damage or deface, or attempt or conspire to damage or deface any Fire Department emergency vehicle at any time, or to injure or attempt to injure, or conspire to injure Fire Department personnel while performing departmental duties.
[CC 1984 §11-95; Ord. No. 3140 §11-48; Ord. No. 3981 §3, 3-5-1984; Ord. No. 4235 §4, 9-6-1988]
A. 
It shall be unlawful to obscure from view, or to damage, deface, obstruct or restrict access to any fire hydrant or any Fire Department connection for the pressurization of fire suppression systems, including fire hydrants and Fire Department connections which are located on public or private streets and access lanes, or on private property.
B. 
If, upon the expiration of the time mentioned in a notice of violation, obstructions or encroachments are not removed, the Fire Chief or his/her duly authorized representative shall proceed to remove the same. Costs incurred in the performance of necessary work shall be paid by the City on certificate of the Fire Chief and with the approval of the City Manager; and the City Attorney shall institute appropriate action for the recovery of such costs.