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ORDINANCE NO. 659

AN ORDINANCE PRESCRIBING FIRE LIMITS AND RELATING TO THE CONSTRUCTION FO BUILDING TEREIN, REPEALING ORDINANCE NO 234 AND PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES FOR THE VIOLATION THEREOF.

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING BODY OF THE CITY OF MEADE, KANSAS:

SECTION 1. That Ordinance No. 234 of the City of Meade, Kansas, is hereby repealed.

SECTION 2. That the following shall be and are hereby declared to be the Fire Limits:

All of Blocks Seven (7), Eight (8), Thirteen (13) and Block A, The South Half of Block Nine (9), The North Half of Block Seventeen (17), Lots 21, 22, 23, and 24 in Block Four (4) and Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 in Block Twelve (12) Original Survey of the City of Meade, Kansas.

SECTION 3. Every building hereafter erected or enlarged within the fire limits shall be enclosed on all sides with walls constructed wholly of stone, brick, tile, terra cotta, concrete, or cement block, except as otherwise provided by this ordinance.

SECTION 4. Small frame outhouses not exceeding 150 square feet in area and 8 feet in height and temporary one-story frame buildings for use of builders may be build within the fire limits, provided, however, that such building shall not be located within 20 feet of any other building.

SECTION 5. No frame building shall be moved from without to within the fire limits. For the purpose of this ordinance a building shall be classed as frame when the exterior walls or portions thereof are of weed; also, a building with wooden framework veneered with brick, stone, terra cotta, tile or concrete, or covered with plaster, stucco or sheet metal shall be classed as a frame building.

SECTION 6. Any frame building within the fire limits, which may hereafter be damaged by fire, decay or otherwise to an amount greater than 50 percent, exclusive of its foundation, shall not be repaired or rebuilt, but shall be removed.

SECTION 7. All buildings hereafter erected within the fire limits shall have the roof, top and sides of all roof structures, including dormer windows and mansard roofs, covered with incombustible material. No existing wooden shingle roof within the fire limits shall be renewed or repaired with other than incombustible roof covering.

SECTION 8. Any person, firm or corporation violating any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and upon conviction thereof shall be fined not less than ten dollars ($10) nor more than One-Hundred dollars ($100.00) for each offense. Each day that any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be violated shall constitute a separate offense.

SECTION 9. All ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict with the foregoing are hereby repealed.

SECTION 10. This ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage an publication in the Meade Globe-Press.

PASSED AND APPROVED this 2nd day of February, 1981.

______________________________
Leroy Lemaster, Mayor

ATTEST:

___________________________
Esther Cheney, City Clerk

 



 


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