ORDINANCE NO. 2932
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ASHLAND MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING TO ADOPTION OF THE 2004 OREGON FIRE CODE
THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF ASHLAND DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Ashland Municipal Code, Chapter 15.28.070, is amended to read as follows:
SECTION 15.28.070 Amendments to the Oregon Fire Code
The Oregon Fire Code is amended in the following respects:
A. Section 503.2.5 Dead Ends: Change 150 feet in length to 250 feet in length.
B. Section 506.1 Replace the second sentences as follows: The key box shall be of an approved type, installed and maintained in accordance with manufacturers instructions, and shall contain keys to gain necessary access as required by the fire code official.
C. Section 508.5.1 & Exceptions Delete and replace with the following: The approved fire apparatus operating area must be located within 300 feet from a hydrant, as measured by an approved route, along an approved driving surface. With the installation of an approved automatic fire sprinkler system, hydrant distance may be increased to 600 feet.
D. Section 3301: Notwithstanding the exceptions listed in this section, the sale of DOT classification 1.4G (Class C common fireworks) is prohibited within the City of Ashland. The use of common fireworks within the City of Ashland is prohibited during any declared fire season except when the sale of fireworks is permitted within the State of Oregon pursuant to ORS 480.127 (June 23 to July 6 of each year). (Ord 2871, 2001; Ord 2876, 2002)
E. Appendix D105.1 Change first sentence as follows: Buildings or portions of buildings or facilities exceeding 24 feet in height above the lowest level of fire department vehicle access shall be provided with approved fire apparatus access roads capable of accommodating fire department aerial apparatus.
The foregoing ordinance was first read on the 3 day of October, 2006, and duly PASSED and ADOPTED this 17 day of October, 2006.
Barbara M. Christensen, City Recorder
SIGNED and APPROVED this 18 day of October, 2006.
John W. Morrison, Mayor
Reviewed as to form:
Michael Franell, City Attorney
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