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31.20.100 Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems in Five-Story Apartment Buildings.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 181956, effective June 25, 2008.) The owners of five-story apartment buildings of Type V-A construction approved under City Code Section 24.95 shall be responsible for assuring that the fire and life-safety systems required by the City Code Section 24 are maintained in an operable condition at all times. Approved persons shall conduct quarterly tests of such systems; a written record shall be maintained and be available to the inspection authority, unless otherwise required by the Fire Chief.