[CC 1976 §11-1; Ord. No. 1451 §§1 — 4, 6, 2-9-1976; Ord. No. 98-69 §1, 9-29-1998]
It shall be unlawful to interfere with, attempt 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 with, obstruct or hamper any Fire Department operation.
It shall be unlawful for any person without proper authorization from the ranking officer in charge of said Fire Department emergency equipment, to 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, or to sound the siren, horn, bell or other sound producing device thereon, or to manipulate, tamper with or to attempt to manipulate or tamper with any levers, valves, switches, starting devices, brakes, pumps or any equipment or protective clothing on, in or attached to any Fire Department emergency vehicle.
It shall be unlawful for any person to damage or deface, or attempt to damage or deface, any Fire Department emergency vehicle or equipment at any time, or to injure or attempt to injure Fire Department personnel while performing departmental duties.
It shall be unlawful for any person to obscure from view, damage, deface, obstruct or restrict the access to any fire hydrant or any Fire Department connection for the pressurization of fire suppression systems, including fire hydrants and Fire Department connections that are located on public or private streets and access lanes, or on private property.
Any person violating the provisions of this Section shall, upon conviction thereof, be subject to a fine or imprisonment as set out in Section 100.150 of this Code. Continuing conduct in violation of the terms and provisions of this Section shall be deemed to constitute a separate violation for each day during which said conduct shall continue.
[CC 1976 §11-2; Ord. No. 1807 §1, 6-8-1981; Ord. No. 2195 §1, 8-12-1985; Ord. No. 2452 §1, 11-14-1988; Ord. No. 2453 §1, 11-14-1988; Ord. No. 95-14 §1, 4-5-1995; Ord. No. 95-15 §1, 4-5-1995; Ord. No. 2019-22, 9-9-2019]
Explosives Code. The City hereby enacts and adopts the County Explosives Code, as amended, which was adopted by the County on June 2, 1994, as the Explosives Code of the City.
Violation Penalties. Any person who shall violate a provision of this code, or who shall fail to comply with any of the requirements thereof, or who shall erect, move, construct, alter, remove, demolish or repair a structure in a manner that is not in compliance with an approved plan or directive of the Code Official, or of a permit or certificate issued under the provisions of this code, or who shall start any work requiring a permit without first obtaining the permit thereof, or who shall continue any work in or about a structure after having been served a stop-work order, except such work as that person has been directed to perform to remove a violation or unsafe condition; or any owner or tenant of a building or premises, or any other person who takes part or assists in any violation of this code or who has charge of any building, premises or part thereof in which such violation shall exist shall constitute an offense punishable as provided for in Section 100.150 of this Code.