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File #: Ord 16-35    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/28/2016
Title: Amending Chapter 55 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to the Fire Code.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Ward: Ward - all
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9/21/20161 City Council Public Hearing Closed; Laid Over to Fourth Reading/Final AdoptionPass Action details Meeting details Video Video
9/7/20161 City Council Laid Over to Third Reading/Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Video Video
8/24/20161 City Council Laid Over to Second Reading  Action details Meeting details Video Video

Amending Chapter 55 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code pertaining to the Fire Code.





Section 55.01 and 55.02 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

Sec. 55.01. - State Fire Code - Adoption.

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 299F.011, and Minnesota Rule 7510.3510, the state fire code, one (1) copy of which has been marked as the official copy and which is on file in the office of the Department of Safety and Inspections city clerk, is hereby adopted as the fire code for the city, for the purpose of prescribing regulations governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire or explosion. Every provision contained in the state fire code, except as hereinafter amended, is hereby adopted and made a part of this chapter as if fully set forth herein. The scope of these regulations is intended to be consistent with Minnesota Statutes, section 299F.011.

Sec. 55.02. - Enforcement.

The chief of the department of fire and safety services (hereinafter for convenience of reference "chief" or "fire chief") or the director of the Department of Safety and Inspections or his authorized representatives shall enforce the provisions of this chapter. The fire chief may detail such members of the fire department as inspectors as shall from time to time be necessary.

Sec. 55.03. - Definitions.


(8) Liquified Petroleum Gas (LP-Gas). Any material composed predominantly of the following hydrocarbons, either by themselves or as mixtures: propane, propylene, butane (normal butane or isobutene), and butylenes.



Sections 55.09 and 55.10 have been added to Chapter 55 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code and read as follows:

Sec. 55.09. - Permit for utilizing liquid petroleum gas (propane) temporarily.

(a) As required by and in compliance with the Minnesota State Fire Code, no person may utilize or store liquid pet...

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