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16.04.020. Definitions

            The following terms as used within the Fire Prevention Code shall have the following meanings:

            (1)        "Chief of the Fire Department" or "Chief of the Bureau of Fire Prevention" means the City Fire Chief;

            (2)        "Corporation Counsel" means the City's attorney;

            (3)        "Expenses" means the actual labor costs of government and volunteer personnel including workers' compensation benefits, fringe benefits, administrative overhead, costs of equipment, costs of equipment operation, costs of materials, costs of disposal, the cost of any contract labor, equipment or materials, and the similar costs incurred by Layton City or any assisting agencies;

            (4)        "Fire Department" or "Bureau of Fire Prevention" means the City Fire Department;

            (5)        "Grossly negligently caused fire/hazardous materials emergency" means a fire/hazardous materials incident caused by the negligence of any person or entity and which presents a direct and immediate threat to property or public safety and requires immediate action to mitigate the threat;

            (6)        "Hazardous materials" are those chemicals or substances which are physical hazards or health hazards as defined and classified in Article 80 of the Uniform Fire Code, whether the materials are in usable or waste condition;

            (7)        "Hazardous materials emergency" means a sudden and unexpected release of any substance that because of its quantity, concentration, or physical, chemical, or infectious characteristics presents a direct and immediate threat to public safety or the environment and requires immediate action to mitigate the threat;

            (8)        "Inspector" means a member of the City fire department so authorized or designated by the Chief;

            (9)        "Intentionally caused fire/hazardous materials emergency" means a fire/hazardous materials incident deliberately or recklessly set or caused by any person or entity and which presents a direct and immediate threat to property or public safety and requires immediate action to mitigate the threat;

            (10)      "Municipality" means the City of Layton;

            (11)      "Person", for the purposes of this Chapter, shall have the same meaning as defined in the Uniform Fire Code; and

            (12)      "Police Department" means the City Police Department.


Ord. No.97-35, Recodified, 6/19/1997
Ord. No. 98-60, Amended, 12/3/1998

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