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    Sec. 19-42. Adoption of Code.


    Sec. 19-42. Adoption of code.
    For the purposes of establishing rules and regulations to safeguard life, and property and public welfare from the hazards of substances, materials or devices and from conditions hazardous to life, property or public welfare in the use of or occupancy of buildings, structures, sheds, tents, lots or premises, that certain fire prevention code known as the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code 2012 edition, and the whole thereof, save and except such portions as are hereinafter deleted, modified, amended, added or changed is hereby adopted and incorporated, subject to the aforesaid deletions, modifications, amendments, additions and changes as fully as if set out at length herein, including all appendices and all of the codes and standards referenced therein, as provided by Section 1-220 of the Code of Virginia. As provided by Section 27-97 of the Code of Virginia, the following Appendices as written by the International Code Council and included as part of the 2012 edition of the International Fire Code, to-wit: Appendix B – Fire Flow Requirements For Buildings, Appendix C – Fire Hydrant Locations and Distribution, and Appendix D – Fire Apparatus Access Roads, are also adopted and incorporated as part of the City’s Fire Prevention Code. Further, all future editions of the Virginia Uniform Statewide Fire Prevention Code and all amendments thereto and all future editions of Appendices B, C and D of the International Fire Code and all amendments thereto are hereby automatically adopted and incorporated into the City Code. Copies of said Code are on file in the office of the Chief of the Fire Department of the City of Lynchburg, Virginia, at 800 Madison Street in the City, where they may be viewed Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except legal holidays.
    Said Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code 2012 edition, as so amended, is hereby adopted and incorporated as fully as if set out at length herein, and on and after the date on which this section shall take effect, the provisions thereof shall be controlling within the corporate limits of the City of Lynchburg, Virginia. (Ord.No. O-88-274, § 1, 10-11-88; Ord. No. O-92-054, 2-11-92; Ord. No. O-94-090, 5-10-94; Ord. No. O-97-158, 8-12-97; Ord. No. O-03-200, 12-16-03, eff. 10-1-03; Ord. No. O-05-151, 11-22-05; Ord. No. O-06-031, 3-28-06; Ord. No. O-08-099, 7-8-08; Ord. No. O-11-031, 3-22-11; Ord. No. O-14-097, 8-12-14)