2017 Hawaii Revised Statutes
132. Fire Protection
132-2 General power to make rules.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 132-2 (2017)

§132-2 General power to make rules. Subject to chapter 91, the fire chief of each county may adopt rules which shall not be inconsistent with the provisions of any ordinance relating to the protection of persons and property against fire. Such rules may relate to:

(1) Prevention of fires, and the inspection of property, periodically or otherwise, or for the prevention of or reduction of loss by fire, or to promote the safety of persons in case of fire;

(2) Manufacture, storage, sale, and use of combustibles and explosives;

(3) Installation and maintenance of automatic, or other fire alarm systems, and fire extinguishing equipment;

(4) Fire escape and other means of exits from or access to buildings or parts of buildings or other property in case of fire including the exterior approaches to exits of places of assembly. [L 1917, c 115, pt of §49; RL 1925, pt of §3463; RL 1935, pt of §6839; am L 1939, c 239, §1(2); RL 1945, §8526; am L 1949, c 364, §1; RL 1955, §184-2; am L 1965, c 96, §125; HRS §132-2; am L 1978, c 241, §2(2)]

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