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Chapter 6. Fire Protection

Sec. 6-25. Application.

(1) Buildings permitted for construction after the adoption of the ordinance from which this chapter derives shall comply with the provisions stated in this chapter for new buildings.

(2) When in fixed locations and occupied as buildings, vehicles, vessels or other mobile structures shall be treated as buildings and comply with this chapter.

(3) Additions, alterations or repairs to any building shall conform to that required of a new building without requiring the existing building to comply with all the requirements of this chapter. Additions, alterations or repairs shall not cause an existing building to become unsafe or adversely affect the performance of the building as determined by the Marshfield Fire and Rescue Department.

(4) Where two or more classes of occupancy occur in the same building or structure, and are so intermingled that separate safeguards are impracticable, means of egress facilities, construction, protection and other safeguards shall comply with the most restrictive fire safety requirements of the occupancies involved.