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Record No: CB 120085    Version: 1 Council Bill No: CB 120085
Type: Ordinance (Ord) Status: Passed
Current Controlling Legislative Body City Clerk
On agenda: 6/1/2021
Ordinance No: Ord 126359
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to boiler and steam engine operations; amending Chapter 6.420 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
Sponsors: Dan Strauss
Supporting documents: 1. Summary and Fiscal Note, 2. Presentation (5/12/21), 3. Signed Ordinance 126359, 4. Affidavit of Publication
CITY OF SEATTLE
ORDINANCE __________________
COUNCIL BILL __________________
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AN ORDINANCE relating to boiler and steam engine operations; amending Chapter 6.420 of the Seattle Municipal Code.
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BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY OF SEATTLE AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Chapter 6.420 of the Seattle Municipal Code, last amended by the ordinance introduced as Council Bill 119992, is amended as follows:
CHAPTER 6.420 STEAM ENGINEERS AND BOILER ((FIREMEN)) OPERATORS
6.420.010 Scope, purpose, and authority ((.))
The regulation and licensing of steam engineers and boiler ((firemen)) operators and the operation of boilers and steam engines are governed by this Chapter 6.420.
The purpose of this Chapter 6.420 is to provide standards for safe operation of boilers and steam engines.
The Director of the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections is authorized to implement and enforce all the provisions of this Chapter 6.420.
6.420.020 Unlawful activities ((.))
A. It is unlawful to have charge of, or operate, or permit anyone to have charge of, or operate, any boiler or steam engine without a license issued under this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420.
B. It is unlawful to hire or contract with a person who does not have a license issued under this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420 to have charge of, or operate, any boiler or steam engine.
C. It is unlawful for any person to knowingly:
1. Prevent or attempt to prevent any person licensed under this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420 from performing any act required to be performed by this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420; or
2. Require or attempt to require any person licensed under this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420 to perform any act prohibited by this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420.
D. It is unlawful to fail to abide by a stop work order issued by the Director.
6.420.030 Definitions ((.))
Words and phrases used in this ((chapter)) Chapter 6.420 have the following meanings:
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