Section 21-4-7

Enforcement of article; authority of Fire Marshal to inspect buildings; orders to conform with standards and specifications.

The State Fire Marshal is charged with the duty of enforcing standards and specifications prescribed as authorized in Section 21-4-3. For such purpose, he shall have the same power and authority to inspect buildings, facilities, and premises to which this article applies that he has relative to buildings which might constitute fire hazards. If he finds that any building to which this article applies does not comply with the applicable standards and specifications duly prescribed and published pursuant to Section 21-4-3, he shall immediately order the same to be conformed to such standards and specifications. Such order may be appealed and enforced in the same manner prescribed for appealing and enforcing the Fire Marshal's orders relative to the elimination of fire hazards.

(Acts 1965, No. 224, p. 315, §10; Acts 1975, No. 1210, p. 2524, §1.)