FIRE SAFETY AND CODE ENFORCEMENT INSPECTION FEES
1501.02 Permits Required.
The City of Bethlehem Fire Department, Bureau of Inspections is
hereby charged with the enforcement of this article.
1501.02 PERMITS REQUIRED.
Permits required by the International Fire Code (current edition)
shall be obtained from the Fire Code Official. Issued permits shall
be kept on the premises designated therein at all times and shall
be readily available for inspection by the Fire Code Official.
A fee for each permit shall be paid in accordance with the fee
schedule as is set forth from time to time by resolution of Council
of the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Permit fees shall include
one (1) inspection and one (1) re-inspection for the purpose of
code violation clearance when the occupancy is unable to clear the
violation at the time of the initial inspection. An additional inspection
fee will be charged for all subsequent re-inspections in accordance
with the fee schedule as is set forth from time to time by resolution
of the Council of the City of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
The Fire Code Official shall inspect or cause to be inspected all
commercial structures and premises once a year for the purposes
of ascertaining, and causing to be corrected, any conditions liable
to cause fire, contribute to the spread of fire, interfere with
firefighting operations, or endanger life or any violations of the
provisions or intent of the International Fire Code (current edition)
or any other ordinance affecting fire safety.
(Ord. 2011-41. Passed 12/21/11)
Fire Prevention Code
1501.01 Adoption of the BOCA National Fire Prevention Code/1996.
1501.03 Violations of Ordinance.
1501.06 Instructions, Report Forms.
1501.07 Investigations and Reporting of Fires.
1501.08 Permit Approval.
1501.09 Inspections and Orders.
1501.10 Identification of Violations.
1501.12 Annual Report.
1501.13 Recommendation on Code Amendments.
1501.14 Applicability of Provisions.
1501.15 Construction of Act.
1501.17 Codes Board of Appeals.
1501.18 Amendments, Additions, Modifications, and Deletions.
1501.18(e) Sprinkler Retrofit.
Adoption by reference - See 3rd Class Charter Law §608(a)
[53 P.S. §41608(a)]; 3rd Class §2403(67) [53 P.S. §37403(67)]
NOTE: This Article was deleted in its entirety and incorporated
in new Article 1701, Pennsylvania Uniform Construction Code.
(Ord. 4254 – Passed 6/15/04)