Chapter 2.16 - Fire Code Adoption and Revision Commission

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2.16.010 Created.

Resolution Nos. 85-121, dated July 11, 1985, and 02-95, dated March 26, 2002, creating a Fire code Adoption and Revision Commission, are hereby repealed in their entirety.

There is hereby reestablished the Pueblo County Fire Code Adoption and Revision Commission in accordance with C.R.S. §30-15-401.5(2), which will be a permanent Commission to review and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners concerning the adoption of a fire code for the unincorporated areas of Pueblo County.

(Res. 85-121 and 02-95 are repealed)
(Res. 11-86 §§ 1 and 2)

2.16.020 Membership.

A. The Commission shall consist of the following members:

  • The Pueblo West Fire District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Pueblo Rural Fire District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The City of Pueblo Fire Department Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Rye Fire Protection District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The West Park Fire District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Beulah Volunteer Fire Department Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Boone Volunteer Fire Department Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Director of the Pueblo Regional Building Department or his or her designee.
  • The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Services Bureau Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Director of the Pueblo County Department of Planning and Development or his or her designee.
  • A representative of land developers doing business and residing in Pueblo County.

B. Persons who shall be ex-officio members of the Fire Code Adoption and Revision Commission are as follows:

  • The Pueblo County Sheriff or his or her designee.
  • The Pueblo County Attorney or his or her designee.

The ex-officio members shall advise and assist the Commission in its business based on their respective knowledge and expertise.

(Res. 02-95 and Res. 85-121 are repealed)
(Res. 11-86 §§ 3 and 4)

2.16.030 Compensation.

All members and ex-officio members of the Commission shall serve at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners and shall receive no compensation or reimbursement of expenses for their services on the Commission.

(Res. 85-121 and Res. 02-95 are repealed)
(Res. 11-86 § 5)

2.16.040 Duties.

A. The Commission is hereby instructed to review minimum fire safety standards, which will be modeled upon those contained in Ordinance No. 2011-23, which adopted by reference the International Fire Code (IFC), 2009 edition, as published by the International Code Council, and the International Wildland-Urban Interface Code (IWUIC), 2009 edition, as published by the International Fire Code Council, with certain amendments thereto.

B. The following Commission members shall serve as the Board of Appeals created In Ordinance No. 2011-23, dated April 19, 2011:

  • The Pueblo West Fire District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Pueblo Rural Fire District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The City of Pueblo Fire Department Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Rye Fire Protection District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The West Park Fire District Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Beulah Volunteer Fire Department Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Boone Volunteer Fire Department Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Director of the Pueblo Regional Building Department or his or her designee.
  • The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office, Emergency Services Bureau Chief or his or her designee.
  • The Director of the Pueblo County Planning and Development Department or his or her designee.
  • A representative of land developers doing business and residing in Pueblo County.

(Res. 85-121 and Res. 02-95 are repealed)
(Res 11-86 §§ 6 and 7)