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POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Griffin-Valade Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 31 Fire Regulations Chapter 31.10 Administration
31.10.050 Authority.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 180514, 181956 and 186247, effective October 11, 2013.)

 

A.  Rules and Regulations.  The Fire Marshal, with the approval of the Fire Chief, is authorized to make and enforce such rules, regulations and policies for the prevention and control of fires and fire hazards, as may be necessary to carry out the intent of this Title.

 

B.  Adoption of Oregon State Statutes.  In order to obtain an exempt jurisdiction status from the State Fire Marshal, in accordance with ORS 476.030(3) from the statutes, rules and regulations administered by the State Fire Marshal, the City hereby adopts and incorporates into this title by reference the following provisions of the Oregon Revised Statutes:  162.225, 162.235, 162.375, 162.255, 476.005, 476.010, 476.150 through 476.290, 476.380, 476.715, 479.015 through 479.170, 479.190, 479.195, 479.210 through 479.300, 479.990(6), and all of ORS 480 except 480.350, 480.355, 480.375(2), 480.432 through 480.440.

Where reference is made to the State Fire Marshal in the Oregon Revised Statutes in this Title, the term "City Fire Marshal" shall be substituted for it.

 

C.  Adoption of Oregon State Administrative Rules, Fire Marshal Chapter 837.  In order to obtain an exemption in accordance with ORS 476.030(3) from the statutes, rules and regulations administered by the State Fire Marshal, the City hereby adopts and incorporates into this Title by reference the following administrative rules adopted by the State Fire Marshal:

 

1.  OAR 837 - Division 12, Public Display of Fireworks in Oregon

 

2.  OAR 837 - Division 20, Flammable and Combustible Liquids

 

3.  OAR 837 - Division 30, Liquefied Petroleum Gas, Sections 837-030-0140 through 837-030-0180 and 837-030-0230

 

4.  OAR 837 – Division 40, Adoption of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code and Mechanical Special Code, Section 837-040-0140

 

5.  OAR 837 - Division 41, Fire Protection Regulations Relating to Existing Non-Conforming High Hazard Facilities - Exitway Protection

 

6.  OAR 837 - Division 45, Smoke Detectors

Where reference is made in this Title to the State Fire Marshal in the Oregon State Fire Marshal Administrative Rules, the term "City Fire Marshal" shall be substituted for it.

 

D.  Oregon Residential Specialty Code.  In order to allow alternative methods of fire protection for the development of one and two family dwellings, the City hereby adopts and incorporates into this Title by reference Oregon Administrative Rule 918-480-0100.

 

E.  Adoption of Oregon Fire Code, 2007 Edition.  In addition to the provisions of this Title, and as a supplement thereto, in order to regulate those conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion that are not specifically addressed by this Title, the City hereby adopts the 2007 Edition of the Oregon Fire Code with amendments as shown in Ordinance No. 181956, Attachment B, adopted June 25, 2008 and Ordinance No. 186247, Exhibit A, adopted September 11, 2013.

 

F.  Standards of the National Fire Protection Association.  When requested by a building owner, the Fire Marshal may use criteria from an edition of a National Fire Protection Association Standard that is more current than adopted by Chapter 45 of the 2007 Oregon Fire Code.