Chapter 20.40


20.40.010    Uniform Fire Code permits.

20.40.020    Uniform Fire Code permit fees.

20.40.010 Uniform Fire Code permits.

Fees shall be established to compensate the department for file establishment and ongoing inspection of activities, operations and locations subject to the provisions of the Uniform Fire Code as adopted by Chapter 15.10 KMC.

A. The initial fee shall compensate for the first inspection, file establishment and permit review. Initial fees shall be payable upon permit issuance.

B. Renewal fees are for subsequent annual inspections and permit file maintenance. Renewal fees are payable upon inspection. [Ord. 99-0058 § 1; Ord. 98-0020 § 1 (KCC 27.32.010).]

20.40.020 Uniform Fire Code permit fees.

The following Uniform Fire Code permit fees shall be imposed by the City by resolution:

A. A general use permit shall be required for any activity, operation or location not specifically described below which in the judgment of the city fire marshal is likely to produce conditions hazardous to life or property; provided, that no permit or fee shall be required for the use of candles in ceremonies by nonprofit organizations.

B. Aircraft hangar, used for service or repair.

C. Aircraft refuelers (each).

D. Automobile wrecking yards.

E. Bowling pin or alley refinishing (each occurrence).

F. Cellulose nitrate storage.

G. Combustible fiber storage, in excess of 100 cubic feet.

H. Combustible material storage more than 2,500 cubic feet.

I. Compressed gas, storage, use or handling as defined in Uniform Fire Code 4.108,c.6.

J. Cryogenic materials, as defined in Uniform Fire Code 4.108,c.7.

K. Dry Cleaning Plants.

1. Using flammable liquids.

2. Using noncombustible liquids.

L. Dust producing operations.

M. Explosives or Blasting.

1. Manufacture.

2. Storage or sale.

3. Use of (each location).

N. Fireworks.

1. Manufacture.

2. Storage (in excess of 20 pounds) – annual.

3. Annual inspection fees for temporary sales and public display of fireworks.

O. Flammable/combustible liquids – storage, use, handling - as defined in the Uniform Fire Code 4.108,f.

P. Oil or natural gas wells.

Q. Flammable or combustible liquid pipeline excavation and operation.

R. Fruit ripening.

S. Fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging (business using flammable gases only) – each occurrence.

T. Garages, repair or servicing.

U. Hazardous chemicals – as defined in the Uniform Fire Code, 4.108,h.1.

V. High piled combustible storage.

W. Junk yards.

X. Liquefied Petroleum Gases.

1. One hundred twenty to 500 gallons.

2. Over 500 gallons.

3. Serving single-family residence.

Y. Lumber yards.

Z. Magnesium working.

AA. Matches – over 60 matchman’s gross.

BB. Nitrate film – storage, handling, or use.

CC. Open flame devices in marinas or on open piers, or for maintenance or repair of boats, slips or wharves (each).

DD. Organic coating.

EE. Ovens, industrial baking or drying (each unit).

FF. Parade floats.

GG. Places of Assembly.

1. Fifty persons or more.

2. Nonprofit.

3. Special events or single occurrence assemblies, including carnivals and fairs.

HH. Refrigeration equipment.

II. Spraying or dipping (flammable liquids) each booth, room or tank.

JJ. Tank vehicles (flammable liquids).

KK. Tents and air supported structures (each).

LL. Tire recapping.

MM. Waste material handling plant.

NN. Welding and cutting operations including open flame brazing and sweating.

OO. Medical Gas Systems.

1. Gaseous.

2. Liquefied.

PP. Hazardous Material Recycling System.

1. Capacity of 110 gallons or less, per day.

2. Capacity of more than 110 gallons, per day.

QQ. Fiberglassing operations.

RR. Liquefied petroleum gas – addition to existing.

SS. Above-ground hazardous materials storage tanks in excess of 660 gallons each.

TT. Use of open flame or candles in assembly rooms or areas, except for use for ceremonial purposes by churches or nonprofit organizations.

UU. Hazardous production materials.

VV. Use of covered malls for:

1. Placing or constructing temporary kiosks, display booths, concession equipment or the like in the mall.

2. Open flame/flame production devices.

3. Display liquid/gas fueled equipment.

4. Use liquefied petroleum gas, liquefied natural gas and compressed flammable gas.

WW. Rifle ranges.

XX. Woodworking plants.

YY. Aerosol products.

ZZ. Tire storage.

AAA. Pyrotechnic special effects materials.

BBB. Liquid or gas-fueled vehicles or equipment in assembly buildings.

CCC. Review of hazardous material management plan, per hour.

DDD. Review of hazardous material facility closure plan, per hour.

EEE. Reinspection fee for any permit required under KMC 20.35.070.

FFF. Certification training for fuel truck drivers (each).

GGG. Contractor’s permit for removal or abandonment of residential underground fuel tanks (annual). [Ord. 02-0139 § 1; Ord. 99-0058 § 1; Ord. 98-0020 § 1 (KCC 27.32.020).]