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File #: 50336    Version: Name: Chapter 34 policies updates and fee increases
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/29/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 2/6/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 5/1/2018 Enactment #: ORD-18-00033
Title: 3rd SUBSTITUTE Amending Sections 34.01, 34.03, 34.105, 34.307, 34.308, 34.503(3), 34.507(1)(e), 34.097(1)(b)4., 34.1004, 34.1022, 34.1028, 34.5608(5)(a) & 34.5704(1); Creating Sections 34.308(3), 34.319, 34.320, 34.403, 34.604(1) & 34.609; Repealing Sections 34.02(2) & 34.304; and Recreating Sections 34.02 of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify policies and procedures and increase inspection fees and fees for failure to comply with Madison Fire Department orders.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. 3rd Sub Body, 2. 2nd Sub.Body, 3. Substitute Body, 4. Version 1
Fiscal Note
The proposed ordinance change increases fees related to fire plan review and inspections and for failure to comply with Madison Fire Department orders. The additional revenue anticipated in 2018 is approximately $87,000 and is included in the Fire Department’s 2018 operating budget. The anticipated additional annual revenue from these increases is $130,000.
Title
3rd SUBSTITUTE Amending Sections 34.01, 34.03, 34.105, 34.307, 34.308, 34.503(3), 34.507(1)(e), 34.097(1)(b)4., 34.1004, 34.1022, 34.1028, 34.5608(5)(a) & 34.5704(1); Creating Sections 34.308(3), 34.319, 34.320, 34.403, 34.604(1) & 34.609; Repealing Sections 34.02(2) & 34.304; and Recreating Sections 34.02 of the Madison General Ordinances to clarify policies and procedures and increase inspection fees and fees for failure to comply with Madison Fire Department orders.
Body
DRAFTER'S ANALYSIS: This ordinance increases the penalty for failing to comply with an order of the Chief to from $75 to $100. The ordinance further increases the inspection fee from $60 to $70. This ordinance reorganized and restructured Section 34.02, including adding a definition subsection and increases fees for plan review and inspections of new or modified systems covered by the code. It further established duties for the applicant and the Chief. The ordinance created a requirement that all revisions and supplemental information be received with 15 days of request or the application will be rejected. This ordinance change requires electronic filing when the City implements the electronic record system. The ordinance increases fees for licenses issued by the Chief. The ordinance clarifies that a separate fireworks permit is not required when a pyrotechnic operational permit has been issued. The ordinance requires a license to recharge and service fire extinguishers. The ordinance further requires a work permit for the installation or modification of LPG containers. The ordinance establishes conditions when ...

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