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Resolution RS2020-197

A resolution approving a modification to the Fire Marshal’s Office fee schedule.

WHEREAS, Metropolitan Code of Laws Section 10.64.010 provides that the Metropolitan Government has adopted the 2012 International Fire Code; and,

WHEREAS, Section 105 of the International Fire Code authorizes an agency to issue operational permits; and,

WHEREAS, Section 113 of the International Fire Code authorizes an agency to offset the cost of providing inspections and other services by charging fees for the issuance of permits; and,

WHEREAS, BL2018-1187 codified a fee schedule for permits issued by the Fire Marshal’s Office in Section 10.64.018 of the Metropolitan Code, and provided that future modifications to the Fire Marshal’s Office fee schedule shall be approved by a resolution adopted by the Metropolitan Council; and,

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the Metropolitan Government to modify the Fire Marshal’s Office fee schedule.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE METROPOLITAN GOVERNMENT OF NASHVILLE AND DAVIDSON COUNTY:

Section 1. Section 10.64.018 of the Metropolitan Code is hereby amended by modifying the fee schedule to provide as follows:

10.68.018 Fee schedule.

A. The Fire Marshal’s Office shall charge the following operational permit fees:

1. Aerosol products storage (by quantity) - $222.
2. Amusement buildings - $111.
3. Aviation facilities - $445.
4. Carnivals/Fairs - $111.
5. Cellulose nitrate film - $111.
6. Combustible dust-producing operations - $222.
7. Combustible fibers - $222
8. Compressed gases (Normal temperature and pressure) - $222.
9. Cryogenic fluids - $222.
10. Cutting and welding - $56.
11. Dry Cleaning - $56.
12. Exhibits and trade shows - $101.
13. Explosives - $222
14. Flammable and combustible liquids - $445.
15. Hazardous materials storage - $445.
16. Hazardous production materials (HPM) - $445.
17. High-piled storage - $333.
18. Hot work operations - $56.
19. Industrial ovens - $111.
20. Lumber yards and woodworking plants - $111.
21. Liquid- or gas-fueled vehicles or equipment in assembly buildings - $222.
22. LP gas – $56
23. Magnesium - $445.
24. Miscellaneous combustible storage - $111
25. Open burning - $222.
26. Open flames and candles - $56.
27. Organic coatings - $56
28. Places of assembly - $222.
29. Private fire hydrants - $111 (up to four hydrants)
30. Pyrotechnic special effects material - $222.
31. Pyroxylin plastics - $445.
32. Refrigeration equipment - $222
33. Repair garages and motor fuel-dispensing facilities - $445
34. Spraying and dipping - $445.
35. Temporary membrane structures and tents - $111
36. Tire-rebuilding plants - $445.
37. Wood products - $111.
38. Reinspection fee - $65.

B. Future modifications to the Fire Marshal’s Office fee schedule shall be approved by a resolution adopted by the Metropolitan Council.

Section 2: That this resolution shall take effect from and after its passage, the welfare of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County requiring it.

Sponsor(s)

Bob Mendes, Russ Pulley

Legislative History

Referred toBudget and Finance Committee


Public Safety, Beer, and Regulated Beverages Committee

IntroducedFebruary 18, 2020

AdoptedFebruary 18, 2020

ApprovedFebruary 19, 2020

ByMayor Cooper's signature

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Last Modified: 02/20/2020 2:07 PM