City of Lebanon, NH
Grafton County
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Access to any fire alarm panel for maintenance or service work shall be limited to persons approved by the Lebanon Fire Department Fire Prevention Bureau, and who have registered as a fire protection systems technician. Permission to have access to the fire alarm panel is provisional and is subject to periodic review. Each party granted permission to access fire alarm panels will have been issued an identification number by the Lebanon Fire Department, Fire Prevention Bureau, and issued copies of the current Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations. Fire protection systems technician privileges are contingent upon demonstration of applicable knowledge and experience, as well as any other requirements determined by the Fire Chief.
A. 
All technicians registered with the Lebanon Fire Department shall pay a one-time registration fee in accordance with Article V, Fees. At the time of registration, technicians shall be provided with a copy of the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations document.
B. 
Violations of the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations may result in a violation notice and fine being sent to the employer of the technician who committed the violation. Fine rates shall be in accordance with the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations, and penalties shall be in accordance with § 72-21. The following shall constitute a violation of said rules and regulations:
(1) 
Transmission of a false fire alarm signal caused by the action of the alarm technician;
(2) 
Leaving a protected property disconnected from the reporting feature of a required alarm system without notifying the dispatch center;
(3) 
Failure of the technician to notify the dispatch center prior to performing an action on a required alarm system;
(4) 
Unauthorized accessing of the interior of a Gamewell fire alarm box or unauthorized manipulation of the municipal fire alarm cable.
C. 
Individuals wishing to appeal any fine relative to a violation of the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations for fire protection systems technicians may do so in accordance with Chapter 36, § 36-13, of the City Code.
D. 
All persons registered as a technician with the Lebanon Fire Department shall be responsible for providing up-to-date contact information. This information shall include home address and telephone number and current employer name, address, and telephone number as well as any mobile telephone number.
A. 
Upon the first violation of these provisions within a twenty-four-month time frame, the registered technician and his or her employer shall receive a written warning of the offense, and the employer shall be fined in accordance with the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations.
B. 
Upon two violations of these provisions within a twenty-four-month time frame, the registered technician shall have his or her privileges to work on fire alarm systems within the City suspended for a period of not less than 30 calendar days and not more than 45 calendar days, and the employer shall be fined in accordance with the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations.
C. 
Upon three violations of these provisions within twenty-four-month time frame, the registered technician shall have his or her privileges suspended for a period of not less than 90 days, and the employer shall be fined in accordance with the Lebanon Fire Department Rules and Regulations. The authorized technician shall not be reinstated without written proof that the technician has received training on the proper use of fire alarm systems within the City.
D. 
Upon four or more violations of these provisions, the authorized technician shall have his or her privileges indefinitely revoked until the technician meets with the Fire Prevention Bureau and Fire Administration and provides written documentation of proficiency in his or her trade and use of a fire alarm panel.