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Town of Appomattox, VA
Appomattox County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Appomattox 4-11-1994 as Ch. 38, Art. II of the 1994 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Mayor to supervise Fire Department — Charter § 7.
Authority of Council to regulate the keeping of combustibles, fire companies authorized — Charter § 17.
Administration — See Ch. 5.
Civil emergencies — See Ch. 10.
Building construction — See Ch. 62.
Numbering of buildings — See Ch. 67.
Unsafe buildings — See Ch. 71.
Open burning — See Ch. 75.
Fire protection in subdivisions — See § 171-38.
STATE LAW REFERENCES
Municipal regulation of the keeping of combustibles, Code of Virginia, § 15.2-2029; guarding against danger from accidents by fire, Code of Virginia, Title 15.2, Ch. 9; smoke detectors, Code of Virginia, § 15.2-922; municipal regulation of the making of fires, Code of Virginia, § 15.2-1118; local fire departments and fire companies, Code of Virginia, § 27-6.1 et seq.; local fire marshals, Code of Virginia, § 27-30 et seq.; relief for firefighters, Code of Virginia, § 27-39 et seq.; effect of Statewide Fire Prevention Code, Code of Virginia, § 27-97; explosives, Code of Virginia, § 59.1-137 et seq.
The Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code shall control all matters concerning the safeguarding of life and property from the hazards of fire or explosion arising from the improper maintenance of life safety and fire prevention and protection materials, devices, systems and structures, and the unsafe storage, handling and use of substances, materials and devices, including explosives and blasting agents, wherever located, in the Town.