Posted: June 20, 2017

Ordinance No. 142 Fire Protection

~~ORDINANCE NO. 142
JUNE 14, 2017
AN ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE MOST CURRENT EDITIONS OF THE NATIONAL FIRE PORTECTION LIFE SAFETY CODE (NFPA 101) AND THE NATIONAL FIRE PROTECTION ASSOCIATION FIRE CODE (NFPA 1), AND TO PERMIT ST. TAMMANY PARISH FIRE DISTRICT NO. 2 TO ADOPT THE MOST CURRENT EDITIONS OF NFPA 101 AND NFPA 1
This Ordinance was passed after full, open and public meeting and upon prior notice and opportunity for all interested parties to be heard and upon careful consideration.
WHEREAS, in order to support St. Tammany Fire District No. 2 to establish a reasonable level of fire safety and property protection from the hazards created by fire and explosion, the Town of Madisonville desires to adopt the most current editions of the National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the National Fire Protection Association Fire Code (NFPA 1) within the boundaries of the Town of Madisonville; and
WHEREAS, in order to further establish a reasonable level of fire safety and property protection, the Town of Madisonville agrees that, as required bv state law. St. Tammany Fire District No. 2 may adopt and enforce the most current editions of NFPA 101 and FNPA 1; and
WHEREAS, st. Tammany Fire District No. 2 may,   adopt and enforce the most current editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 1 as they are amended from time to time; and
WHEREAS, the Town of Madisonville and St. Tammany Fire District No. 2 agree to create
Fire Prevent Bureaus, as required by state law. in order to enforce NFPA 101 and NFPA 1; and
WHEREAS, St. Tammany Fire District No. 2 agrees that by adopting the NFPA 101 and NFPA I pursuant to this Ordinance, it will obtain all necessary certifications, and hold harmless and indemnity the Town of Madisonville from any liability associated with inspections and enforcement authorized by the adoption of the NFPA 101 and NFPA 1.
The Town of Madisonville hereby ordains that it adopts the most current editions of the National Fire Protection Association Life Safety Code (NFPA 101) and the National Fire Protection Agency Fire Code (NFPA 1) within the boundaries of the Town of Madisonville and permits St. Tammany Fire District No. 2 to adopt and enforce, through the creation of Fire Prevent Bureaus, the most current editions of NFPA 101 and NFPA 1.
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SEVERABILITY: If any provision of this Ordinance shall be held to be invalid, such invalidity shall not affect other provisions herein which can be given effect without the invalid provision and to this end the provisions of this Ordinance are hereby declared to be severable.
EFFECTIVE DATE: This Ordinance shall become effective immediately and upon final adoption.
I certify that the above Ordinance was adopted by the Town Council of the Town of Madisonville at its regular meeting held on June 14 2017, at 7:00 p.m., on motion by Councilman Doran and seconded by Councilman Bounds with the vote thereon as follows:
YEAS: 4
NAYS: O
ABSENT: 1