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27.01.040 Existing Equipment.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 187432, effective December 4, 2015.)  Heating, ventilating, comfort cooling or refrigeration systems, incinerators or other miscellaneous heat producing appliances lawfully installed prior to the effective date of this Title may have their existing use, maintenance or repair continued if the use, maintenance or repair is in accordance with the original design and location and is not a hazard to life, health, or property.
All heating, ventilating, comfort cooling, or refrigeration systems, incinerators or other miscellaneous heat producing appliances, both existing and new, and all parts thereof, shall be maintained in a safe and sanitary condition.  All devices or safeguards which are required by this Title in heating, ventilating, comfort cooling, or refrigeration systems, incinerators or other miscellaneous heat producing appliances when installed, altered, or repaired, shall be maintained in good working order.  The owner or his designated agent shall be responsible for the maintenance of heating, ventilating, comfort cooling, refrigeration systems, incinerators, or other miscellaneous heat producing appliances.