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Re: plants on fire walk: hazardous violation??

Posted by DK on August 19, 1999 at 04:48:46:

In Reply to: plants on fire walk: hazardous violation?? posted by ray howard on August 17, 1999 at 21:16:44:

See my comments replying to your prior post. Even if the roof garden violates the building code, if
it is a required service, it is the landlord who is required to correct the violation.

Nothing (including flower pots) is permitted on any fire escape or the four foot width
of a required fire egress. I guess that the theory is that if there is a fire, it
may be dark and people rushing to escape may trip or in some way be hindered from
evacuating a building.

If the wrong section number is cited on a violation notice, the violation must be dismissed,
although a new, properly completed violation notice could be issued and served.


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