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File #: O-30-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 6/13/2022 In control: Finance Committee
On agenda: 7/25/2022 Final action: 7/25/2022
Title: Buildings and Construction- Fire Prevention Code - Sprinker and Electrical Assistance Revolving Funds. - For the purpose of clarifying the Sprinkler Assistance Revolving Fund and other technical changes.
Attachments: 1. O-30-22 First Reader, 2. O-30-22 Staff Report, 3. O-30-22 Fiscal Impact Note, 4. O-30-22 Amendment 1 (Finance Committee Amendments)
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Buildings and Construction- Fire Prevention Code - Sprinker and Electrical Assistance Revolving Funds. - For the purpose of clarifying the Sprinkler Assistance Revolving Fund and other technical changes.
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CITY COUNCIL OF THE
City of Annapolis

Ordinance 30-22

Introduced by: Alderwoman Tierney
Co-sponsored by:

Referred to
Economic Matters Committee
Finance Committee


AN ORDINANCE concerning
Title 17 - BUILDINGS AND CONSTRUCTION
Chapter 17.20 - FIRE PREVENTION CODE
Section 17.20.110 - Sprinkler and Electional Assistance Revolving Fund; and
Section 17.20.120 - Fire sprinkler systems

Fire Prevention Code - Sprinkler Assistance Revolving Fund

FOR the purpose of assisting property owners to install sprinkler systems; increasing loan amounts; and certain technical corrections.

BY removing references to Electronic Revolving Funds and changing monetary amounts

17.20.110 - Sprinkler and Electrical Assistance Revolving Funds.

A. Purpose. The Director of Finance shall establish and maintain a Sprinkler Assistance Revolving Fund and an Electrical Assistance Revolving Fund and necessary procedures for the purpose of encouraging the installation of sprinklers and upgrading of electrical systems in existing buildings so as to increase the safety of residents, Fire Fighters and First Responders, minimize damage resulting from fire, and allow greater utilization of currently vacant or underutilized space. The Sprinkler Assistance Revolving Fund will operate by making low cost loans to developers or property owners of existing buildings that do not have sprinkler systems installed at the time of an application. The Electrical Assistance Revolving Fund will operate by making low cost loans to developers or property owners of older buildings in the Historic District that do not currently have modern electrical systems installed at the time of application.

B. Financing of Revolving Fund. Funds authorized in the budget for the Sprinkler and Electrical Assistance...

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