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File #: Ord 21-61    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/22/2021
Title: Amending Chapter 55.09 and 55.10 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the Fire Code - Permit Fees for Liquid Petroleum and Hazardous Materials, Storage Tanks, and Dispensing Devices.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Budget, Ward - all
Title
Amending Chapter 55.09 and 55.10 of the Legislative Code pertaining to the Fire Code - Permit Fees for Liquid Petroleum and Hazardous Materials, Storage Tanks, and Dispensing Devices.

Body
SECTION 1

WHEREAS, in support of Mayor Carter’s 2022 budget, the Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) seeks to increase permit fees, as detailed in Chapter 55.09 and 55.10 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code (SPLC), by 1.5%; and

WHEREAS, the fee increases proposed more accurately reflect the cost of providing permits and related services; and

WHEREAS, DSI continues to experience substantial growth in personnel costs such as health care and wages; and

WHEREAS, General Fund pressures create the need to decrease the gap between permit fee revenue and program expenses. Now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul does hereby ordain:

SECTION 2

Section 55.09 of the Saint Paul Legislative Code is hereby amended to 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 petroleum gas without an operational permit.

(1) A permit is not required for individual containers with a five hundred (500) gallon water capacity or less serving single family occupancies.

(b) A permit is required prior to any temporary liquid petroleum gas installation or use at special events. The permit, which will cover all liquid petroleum gas use at the event, shall be obtained by the liquid petroleum gas vendor or event sponsor, but it is the responsibility of the event sponsor to insure that the appropriate permit is obtained.

(c) A permit applicant must apply, on a form provided by the department of safety and inspections, and submitted prior to the delivery, storage, or use of liquid petroleum gas. An on-site...

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