Legislation # 06-0421 Enactment Number none
Type Ordinance - Coded Effective Date none
Introduction Date 7/19/2006
Title An Ordinance to Amend and Re-Enact Chapter 14 of the Code of the City of Hampton, Entitled, "FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION", ARTICLE II, "FIRE PREVENTION CODE", SECTION 14-26 to Adopt the Current Statewide Fire Prevention Code and Selected Appendices.
 
Legislation History 06-0421
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
8/9/2006 Approved items 1 - 13 on the consent agenda.
7/25/2006 Adopted on First Reading
7/19/2006 Approved items 1 and 2 and 4 through 20 on the consent agenda.
7/11/2006 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 06-0421

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Ordinance - Coded

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 06-0421

 

Enactment Number: -

 

An Ordinance to Amend and Re-Enact Chapter 14 of the Code of the City of Hampton, Entitled, "FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION", ARTICLE II, "FIRE PREVENTION CODE", SECTION 14-26 to Adopt the Current Statewide Fire Prevention Code and Selected Appendices.

 

ARTICLE II.

 

FIRE PREVENTION CODE

 

Sec. 14-26. Adoption and Enforcement

 

For the purpose of protecting the public health, safety and welfare, there is hereby

adopted the Statewide Fire Prevention Code, as it may from time to time be

amended, except such provisions thereof as may be inconsistent with other, more

restrictive fire prevention ordinances of the city as permitted by state law. One (1) copy of such code shall be on file in the office of the clerk of council. Such code is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein and the provisions thereof shall apply to and be controlling within the limits of the city.

 

The enforcement procedures of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code shall be instituted by the fire official when an unsafe condition is discovered by the fire official, or a report of an unsafe condition is made to the fire official, and will be administered in accordance with the provisions set forth in the "Statewide Fire Prevention Code" and the ordinances of the city. The fire official shall establish such procedures or requirements as may be necessary for administration and enforcement of this Article including adoption of Appendix B, C & D of the 2003 International Fire Code, as amended.

 

State Law References: Authority of city to adopt fire prevention code by reference, Code

of Virginia, 27-97.

 

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on August 9, 2006.

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

Ross A. Kearney, II, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass

Clerk of the Council