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Fire Safety Building Regulations

Fire Apparatus Access Roads 503.1.1 Approved fire apparatus access roads shall be provided for every facility, building or portion of a building hereafter constructed or moved into or within the jurisdiction. The fire apparatus access road shall comply with the requirements of this section and shall extend to within 150 feet (45,720 mm) of all portions of the facility and all portions for the exterior walls of the first story of the building as measured by an approval route around the exterior of the building or facility.

Dimensions 503.1. Fire apparatus access roads shall have an unobstructed width of not less than 20 feet (6,096 mm), except for approved security gates in accordance with Section 503.6, and an unobstructed vertical clearance of not less than 13 feet 6 inches (4,115 mm).

Key Boxes 506.1 Where required. Where access to or within a structure or an area is restricted because of secured openings or where immediate access is necessary for life-saving or fire-fighting purposes, the fire official is authorized to require a key box to be installed in an approved location. The key box shall be of an approved type and shall contain keys to gain necessary access as required by the fire code official.

Fire Protection Water Supplies 508.5.1 Where required. Where a portion of the facility or building hereafter constructed or moved into or within the jurisdiction is more than 400 feet (122 mm) for a hydrant on a fire apparatus access road, as measured by an approved route around the exterior of the facility or building, on-site fire hydrants and mains shall be provided where required by the fire code official.

Exceptions:

  1. For Group R-3 and Group U occupancies, the distance requirement shall be 600 feet (183 m).
  2. For buildings equipped throughout with an approved automatic sprinkler system installed in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1 or 903.3.1.2, the distance requirement shall be 600 feet (183 m).

Township ordinance 300 Sec 5.25 Building Numbering B. Regulations. The owner or owners of all premises within the Township of Bangor improved with buildings or occupied for public purposes shall securely affix thereon a proper identification number as determined and assigned by the Township which can be easily read from the abutting street upon which the property front…. Residential buildings are required to have address numbers (Arabic) a minimum of six (6) inches in height with a minimum stroke width of one (1) inch in contrast to the exterior of the building. Commercial properties are required to have address numbers (Arabic) a minimum of twelve (12) inches in height with a minimum stroke width of one and a half (11/2) the contrast to the exterior of the building.

 

 

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 Bangor Township Board

October 8 at 6:00 p.m.

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October 15 at 6:00 p.m.

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September 25 at 6:00 p.m.

BANGOR TOWNSHIP ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE HOURS

MONDAY - FRIDAY 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

SUPERVISOR - GLENN ROWLEY
CLERK - DAWN BUBLITZ
TREASURER - KARIE WARDYNSKI

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A boat launch access site is located at 1600 Martin Street, Bay City.

Annual and daily passes are available. 

Daily Parking/Boat Launch……………………………………………………………. $5.00
 
Annual Boat Launch Pass (Bangor Township Resident)………………………… $25.00
  
Annual Boat Launch Pass (Non Bangor Township Resident)…………………… $35.00

For additional information call 989-684-8531.

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