§ 9.52.050. Chapter 3, General Requirements, amended  


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  • International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Chapter 3, General Requirements, is hereby adopted in its entirety with the following amendments:

    9.52.050.1 Section 304.1 Waste accumulation prohibited, amended. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 304.1 Waste accumulation prohibited, is hereby amended to read as follows:

    304.1 Waste accumulation prohibited Combustible waste material, including but not limited to combustible fluff and scrap material, creating a fire hazard shall not be allowed to accumulate in buildings, or structures, or upon premises.

    9.52.050.2 Section 307.2.1 Authorization, amended. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 307.2.1 Authorization, is hereby amended to read as follows:

    307.2.1 Authorization. Open burning shall only be permitted with prior approval from the state or local air and water quality management authority, provided that all conditions specified in the authorization are followed. Upon authorization by the state or local air and water quality management authority, the fire official shall be notified of the date, time and location of the proposed open burning. If the open burning is to be a bonfire, all additional requirements of the fire official must be met prior to approval.

    9.52.050.3 Section 310 Smoking, deleted. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 310 Smoking, is hereby deleted in its entirety. Refer to city ordinance on smoking.

    9.52.050.4 Section 312.2 Posts, amended. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 312.2 Posts, paragraph 5, is hereby amended to read as follows:

    312.2 Posts.

     5. Located not less than 5 feet (1524 mm) from the protected object.

    9.52.050.5 Section 315.3 Outside storage, amended. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 315.3 Outside Storage, is hereby amended to read as follows:

    315.2.5: Aisles. In areas where miscellaneous combustible materials are stored, an aisle of at least 30 inches width shall be provided for every 50 linear feet of piles, palletized, racked, or bin storage.

    315.3 Outside storage. Outside storage, including but not limited to pile storage of combustible materials, shall not be located within 10 feet (3048 mm) of a property line, building, and or structure. Outside storage, including pile storage shall be maintained from an existing fence line a minimum distance equal to the height of the material stored.

    Exceptions:

     1. The separation distance to a property line is allowed to be reduced to 3 feet (914 mm) for storage not exceeding 6 feet (1829 mm) in height.

     2. The separation distance to a property line is allowed to be reduced when the fire official determines that no hazard to the adjoining property exists.

    9.52.050.6 Section 315.3.2 Height, amended. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 315.3.2 Height, is hereby amended to read as follows:

    315.3.2 Height. Storage in the open, including but not limited to pile storage, shall not exceed 20 feet (6096 mm) in height.

    9.52.050.7 Section 315.3.3 Storage separation width, added. International Fire Code, 2009 Edition, Section 315.3.3 Storage separation width, is hereby added to read as follows:

    315.3.3 Storage separation width. A minimum of 20 feet (6096mm) width separation between all outside storage, including but not limited to, pile storage, shall be provided.

    9.52.050.8 Reserved for Recycling Facilities.

(Ord. No. 17423, 9-21-2010, eff. 1-1-2011; Ord. No. 17969, § 3, 3-5-2013)