Chapter 9 FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION*
Section 9-5 Maintenance of fire suppression equipment; tampering prohibited.
It shall be unlawful to obstruct, remove, tamper with or
otherwise disturb any fire hydrant or
fire appliance required to be installed or maintained under the provisions of the fire prevention
code except for the purpose of extinguishing fire, training or testing purposes, recharging, or
making necessary repairs, or when permitted by the fire official. Whenever a fire appliance is
removed as herein permitted, it shall be replaced or re-installed as soon as the purpose for which
it was removed has been accomplished. Defective and nonapproved fire appliances or equipment
shall be replaced or repaired as directed by the fire official.
(Code 1964, § 9.1595)