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File #: 14-00138    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Passed
File created: In control: BOARD OF SUPERVISORS
On agenda: 2/18/2014 Final action: 2/18/2014
Title: Consider recommendations regarding ratification of Montecito Fire Protection District's adoption of building standards relating to fire and panic safety that are more stringent than those building standards adopted by the State Fire Marshal and contained in the California Building Standards Code, as follows: a) Adopt Resolution ratifying Montecito Fire Protection District's Ordinance 2013-01 that: 1) Adopts by reference and amends the 2013 California Fire Code and Appendix Chapters and Appendix Standards governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire, hazardous materials or explosion; 2) Provides for the issuance of permits for hazardous uses or operations; 3) Establishes a bureau of fire prevention and provides officers therefore and defines their powers and duties within the District; 4) Amends Section R313 of the California Residential Code; 5) Amends Section 1505 of the 2013 California Building Code; and 6) repeals Montecito Fire Protection District's Ordinance...
Sponsors: COUNTY COUNSEL
Attachments: 1. Board Letter, 2. Resolution, 3. Ordinance
Title
Consider recommendations regarding ratification of Montecito Fire Protection District's adoption of building standards relating to fire and panic safety that are more stringent than those building standards adopted by the State Fire Marshal and contained in the California Building Standards Code, as follows:
 
a) Adopt Resolution ratifying Montecito Fire Protection District's Ordinance 2013-01 that: 1) Adopts by reference and amends the 2013 California Fire Code and Appendix Chapters and Appendix Standards governing conditions hazardous to life and property from fire, hazardous materials or explosion;  2) Provides for the issuance of permits for hazardous uses or operations; 3) Establishes a bureau of fire prevention and provides officers therefore and defines their powers and duties within the District;  4) Amends Section R313 of the California Residential Code;  5) Amends Section 1505 of the 2013 California Building Code; and 6) repeals Montecito Fire Protection District's Ordinance No. 2010-1;
 
b) Upon ratification of the Ordinance, instruct staff to forward a copy of the Board's ratifying Resolution, and the Fire Protection District's Ordinance (including the Fire Protection District's findings which are set forth in Section 12 of the Ordinance), to the California Department of Housing and Community Development, pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 13869.7; and
 
c) Determine that the adoption of this Resolution is categorically exempt from the California Environmental Quality Act in compliance with Section 15061 (b), (3), no possibility of impact on the environment.