Chapter 8.40PETROLEUM FUEL BURNING EQUIPMENT

Sections:

8.40.010
Permits.
8.40.020
Approval and inspection.
8.40.030
Floor furnaces.
8.40.040
Regulations.
8.40.050
Violation – Penalty.
8.40.010Permits.

A permit shall be obtained from the chief of the fire department for the installation or handling of petroleum fuels used or to be used for heating, cooking, and lighting purposes in excess of one gallon or for use in connection with petroleum fuel burning equipment used or to be used for heating, cooking and lighting purposes, and further, a permit shall be obtained from the chief of the fire department for the sale, use, and installation for all types of petroleum fuel burning equipment aforementioned.

(Ord. 407 § 1, 1947)

8.40.020Approval and inspection.

All petroleum fuel burning equipment used or to be used for heating, cooking and lighting purposes shall bear the approval of the National Board of Underwriters and all installations of such equipment shall be inspected and approved in writing by the chief of the fire department before the equipment can be used or operated.

(Ord. 407 § 2, 1947)

8.40.030Floor furnaces.

All floor furnace installation shall be so constructed or placed as to be readily accessible through a floor trap, a door in a foundation wall of adequate size, or through a basement door. There shall be a passageway with a minimum clearing of twenty-four inches in width and thirty inches in depth from the entrance door to the floor furnace burner.

(Ord. 407 § 3, 1947)

8.40.040Regulations.

The city council shall prescribe forms, rules, and regulations to carry out the provisions of this chapter, such forms and rules shall have the same force and effect as if made part of this chapter.

(Ord. 407 § 4, 1947)

8.40.050Violation – Penalty.

Any person, firm, or corporation violating any of the provisions of this chapter or failing to comply therewith shall upon conviction pay a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars.