Sec. 8-44.  Same.  Limitations on authority.


(a)  Matters may be brought to the board only by appeal from a decision of the fire code official.


(b)  An application for appeal shall be based on a claim that the intent of the International Fire code adopted and amended by the city or the rules legally adopted thereunder have been incorrectly interpreted, the provisions of said International Fire Code do not fully apply, or an equivalent method of protection or safety is proposed.  The board shall have no authority to waive requirements of the International Fire Code adopted and amended by the city.


(c)  All decisions and findings rendered by the board of appeals shall be in writing to the appellant with a duplicate copy to the fire code official.


Source: Ord. No. 5591, 1, 02-04-19