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29.30.250 Fire Safety Conditions for Apartment Houses and Hotels of More than Two Stories.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 178745 and 189711, effective September 25, 2019.)  In addition to other fire safety requirements of this title, hotels and apartment houses of more than two stories in height shall meet the following requirements:

A.  For structures built prior to January 1, 1973, minimum fire safety standards shall be as provided per Appendix Chapter 13, Section 1313, of the 1973 edition of the Uniform Building Code.  (As previously adopted by Ordinance No. 135236 effective September 7, 1972 & Ordinance No. 139124 effective November 20, 1974.)

B.  Residential High Rise Buildings constructed in accordance with the high-rise building requirements of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code shall maintain all the required fire and life safety systems and equipment in good repair and working order.  Upon request of the Director the owner shall produce proof that required fire and life safety systems are fully operational.