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Approved Apr 25, 2001 - Fire Protection Board of Adjustments Minutes

APRIL 25, 2001

The regular meeting of the Santa Rosa County Fire Code Board of Adjustments and Appeals was held April 25, 2001, at 3:00 p. m. in the Conference Room of the Santa Rosa County Building Inspection Department located at 6051 Old Bagdad Highway Room 202, Milton, FL 32583.  Board members in attendance were Chairman John Reble, Paul Hazucha, Warren Morgan, and Dusty Rhodes. 

Director of Public Services, Mr. Bill Gilbert was in attendance.

Building Inspection Department Staff in attendance were Martin Riley, Building Official; Rhonda Royals, Office Superintendent; Tim Tolbert, Fire Official/Chief Plans Examiner; Tambre Weiland, Fire Safety Inspector; and Esna Cluck, Permit Analyst.  Charles Hoodless and Bill Tucker, future Fire Safety Inspectors, were in the audience.

The purpose of this meeting was to establish and discuss additions and revisions to the Fire Prevention Ordinance. 

Old Business:
None. 

New Business:
Election of Board Chairman and Vice Chairman:

Mr. Hazucha made a motion that John Reble be the Chairman of the Board.  There was a second by Mr. Morgan.  Motion carried with 4 ayes. 

Mr. Morgan made a motion that Paul Hazucha be the Vice Chairman of the Board.  There was a second by Mr. Rhodes.  Motion carried with 4 ayes.

Fire Prevention Ordinance:
Rhonda read the topics of discussion into the record.  The topics were as follows:

  1. Hydrant location
  2. Hydrants meeting distance required but access is across the street
  3. Rural water supply
  4. Lock boxes
  5. NFPA - 1 41-2
  6. Hydrants during construction/ Temporary fire protection

Mr. Hazucha made a motion to accept the language of all of Section 4 and Item C in Section 2 of the City of Milton's Fire Prevention Ordinance to cover items 1 and 2 of the topics of discussion.  There was a second by Mr. Morgan.  Motion carried with 4 ayes.

Rural water supply was discussed at length and will be addressed in the fire hydrant section of the ordinance. 

Lock boxes were discussed.  The board determined that lock boxes are optional and to discuss this further with the individual Fire Departments.

NFPA-1 41-2 and temporary fire protection/ hydrants during construction was discussed at length.

Chairman Reble brought up the possibility of having a fire extinguisher ordinance.  Discussion ensued.  Mr. Hazucha made a motion to adopt a fire extinguisher ordinance.  There was a second by Mr. Rhodes.  Motion carried with 4 ayes.

More discussion ensued.

Mr. Hazucha made a motion to adjourn the meeting with a second by Mr. Rhodes.  Motion carried with 4 ayes.