Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

Newspaper article THE JOURNAL RECORD

Public Notices

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(CY67425G)

(Published in The Journal Record

September 11, 1996.) ORDINANCE NO. 20,650 AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION; AMENDING CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE III, DIVISION 6, SECTION 20-146 OF THE OKLAHOMA CITY MUNICIPAL CODE 1993, BY CREATING NEW SUBSECTIONS (a), (f) AND (g), DEFINING THE DESIGNATION OF FIRE LANES; AUTHORIZING THE FIRE DEPARTMENT AND THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TO ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION; ESTABLISHING A PENALTY; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY. Emergency Ordinance BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF OKLAHOMA CITY: Section 1. That Chapter 20, article III, division 6, section 20- 146, of the Oklahoma City Municipal Code, 1993, is hereby amended to read: Section 20-146. Fire Lanes on public and private property. (a) Fire lanes shall be properly designated and posted when the curb adjoining the designated fire lane is painted red and the area of the fire lane is marked at each end of the designated area and at intervals no more than 40 feet along the curb with signs with a white background and red letters not less than 2 inches in height which read, No Parking, Fire Lane, and are less than 12 inches by 18 inches in size permanently mounted above the ground not less than three feet nor more than eight feet from the road surface to the bottom of the sign. (b) The marking of fire lanes on private property devoted to public use, shall be approved by the Fire Marshall and the Chief of Police. (c) Parking of motor vehicles or otherwise obstructing fire lanes shall be prohibited at all times. (d) Fire lanes and driveways shall be located so that all buildings served by them are accessible to fire equipment. (e) Access during construction. That contractor or person in charge of any construction site for commercial, industrial, mercantile, educational, institutional, assembly, hotel, multifamily dwelling or mobile home park occupancies shall provide and maintain an approved hard-surfaced, all-weather access lane, not less than 20 feet in width, as shown on approved site plans. …

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