ORDINANCE AMENDING ARTICLE I, SECTION 21-1 OF THE DULUTH CITY CODE,
1959, AS AMENDED; ADOPTING THE 2003 MINNESOTA STATE FIRE CODE.
city of Duluth does ordain:
I, Section 21-1 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, be amended
to read as follows:
Fire Code and Regulations.
of the Minnesota Uniform
State Fire Code.
hereby adopts by reference and incorporates into this Code the Minnesota
Fire Code set forth in Minnesota Rules, Chapter 7510, which
is based on the 2000 edition of the International Fire Code,
and also adopts any subsequent
amendments to said Minnesota Uniform Fire Code as
said rules and code may be, by the state, amended from time to time,
city adopts by reference the following appendices to said International
Fire Code, their successors and amendments:
B - fire flow requirements for buildings;
C - fire hydrant location and distribution;
D - fire apparatus access roads;
H - fires or barbecues on balconies or patios (as amended by Minnesota
Rules, 7510.3710, subpart 11);
I - special locking arrangement for group I occupancies (as amended
by Minnesota Rules 7510.3710, subpart 12);
B, Section 105.1, of the 2000 International Fire Code is not adopted
and is not a part of the Duluth city ordinance.
That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days from and
after its passage and publication.
OF PURPOSE: This ordinance would amend Article 1, Chapter 21,
of the Duluth City Code regarding fire code and regulations, in order
to adopt the 2003 Minnesota State Fire Code, which was adopted by the
state of Minnesota as the State Fire Code, effective March 31, 2003. The
Minnesota State Fire Code (MSFC) is based on the 2000 Edition of the International
Fire Code, and includes amendments which are specific to its enforcement
of the appendices which are included will provide for uniform enforcement
of the subject matter which is set out in the title to the appendix.