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31.40.010 Permits and Fees Required.

It is unlawful for any person or entity to use a building or premises or to engage in any activities for which a permit is required in this Title without first obtaining such permit from the Fire Marshal.   In instances where laws or regulations are enforced by other agencies, joint approval shall be obtained.

All permits issued under this Title shall be presumed to contain the provision that the applicant or the applicant’s agents shall carry out the proposed activity in compliance with all the requirements of this Title and any other Federal and State laws and City regulations, and other design guidelines as adopted by City Council that apply, whether specified or not, and in complete accordance with the approved plans and specifications.

A permit issued under this Title shall continue until revoked or for such a period of time as designated therein at the time of issuance.  It shall not be transferable and any change in use, occupancy or operation shall require a new permit.