[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Lake Tomahawk 5-11-1988 as §§ 5.10 to 5.15 of the 1988 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
The Fire Chief shall hold the office of Fire Inspector, with power to appoint one or more deputy fire inspectors who shall perform the same duties and have the same powers as the Fire Inspector.
Whenever or wherever in the Town any inspection by the Fire Chief or his deputies reveals a fire hazard, the Chief or his deputies shall serve notice in writing upon the owner of the property, giving the owner a reasonable time in which to remove the hazard. If the fire hazard is not removed within the time allowed, it shall be deemed a nuisance. The Fire Chief or his deputy is authorized to have the same removed by the Town, and the cost of such removal shall be charged on the tax roll against the property.
The Chief shall keep a written record card of each property inspected which shall conform to the requirements of the Department of Commerce and shall make the quarterly report of inspections required by the Department of Commerce.
No person shall deny the Chief or his deputies free access to any property within the Town at any reasonable time for the purpose of making fire inspections. No person shall hinder or obstruct the Fire Inspector in the performance of his duty or refuse to observe any lawful direction given by him.
The following provisions of the Wisconsin Administrative Code are hereby adopted by reference:
Except as otherwise provided, any person found to be in violation of any provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a penalty as provided in § 1-4 of this Code.