§ 10-5. Modification of chapter provisions.  

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  • The chief of the fire department shall have power to modify any of the provisions of this chapter or the fire prevention code as adopted by this chapter upon application in writing by the owner or lessee or his duly authorized agent, when there are practical difficulties in the way of carrying out the strict letter of this chapter, provided that the spirit of this chapter shall be observed, public safety secured, and substantial justice done. The particulars of such modification when granted or allowed and the decision of the chief of the fire department thereon shall be entered upon the records of the department and a signed copy furnished the applicant.

(Code 1962, § 10-5)