Chapter 15.44


15.44.010    Adoption.

15.44.020    Modifications.

15.44.030    Appeals.

15.44.010 Adoption.

The bound volumes containing the code known as the International Fire Code, 2015 Edition, of the International Code Council, including Appendices B, C, D and E, together with the local amendments as set forth in Chapter 15.48 PMC, shall constitute the laws of the city relating to conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)

15.44.020 Modifications.

The chief of the fire department shall have the power to modify any of the provisions of the International Fire Code adopted by this chapter upon application in writing by the owner, lessee or duly authorized agent, when there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of the code; provided, that the spirit of the code is observed, public safety secured, and substantial justice done. The particulars of the modification, when granted or allowed, and the decision of the chief of the fire department thereon shall be entered upon the records of the department, and a signed copy shall be furnished to the applicant. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)

15.44.030 Appeals.

Appeals under this chapter shall be in accordance with Chapter 15.70 PMC. (Ord. 17-005 § 4, 2017)