Chapter 2.12


2.12.010    Created – Chief appointment.

2.12.020    Assistant fire chief.

2.12.030    Powers and duties.

2.12.010 Created – Chief appointment.

There is created a fire department, headed by a fire chief appointed by the mayor. [Code 1980 at § 1.74.010].

2.12.020 Assistant fire chief.

There is an assistant fire chief appointed in the department who is exempt from civil service. [Code 1980 at § 1.74.020].

2.12.030 Powers and duties.

The fire department has all such authority, responsibility, and duties as are normal to municipal fire departments, including, but not limited to, fire fighting, fire prevention, emergency rescue, and such other duties as are set by city ordinance, including issuing construction permits and such other city permits or licenses authorized by ordinance as a departmental responsibility and administering the city’s building and construction codes adopted in Chapter 17.10 BMC, as well as the city’s fire, mechanical, plumbing and electrical codes. [Ord. 10225 § 1, 1991; Code 1980 at § 1.74.030].