A. No person shall block, impede, or obstruct any exit to a public way or
any access to a building, structure or premises, in such a manner as to prevent
or interfere with the use of such exists or access by any person who is exiting
or entering said occupied building, structure, or premises.
B. In every building other than single family dwellings, there shall be
maintained at all times. One unobstructed aisle which leads to each
required exit. Each required aisle shall have a width equal to the minimum
required in other sections of this article or when not specified the minimum
width shall be 44 inches.
C. An exit walkway with a minimum width of 44 inches shall be maintained
continuously to a public way.
D. Whenever the Chief determines that exit paths to a public way need to be
clearly delineated to safeguard and preserve the exist paths, he Chief may
require the exit paths to be protected and identified by painted lines,
railings, barrier posts, walks or other approved means.
E. No person shall park any vehicle, or place any power truck, hand dolly,
delivery rack, refuse or waste container, or any other object in an exit, or in
any other manner so as to obstruct the exit.
F. No person shall store or maintain any hazardous material, or other
material of any kind, adjacent to any exit in a manner which would obstruct the
exit or elevator, or render egress hazardous in case of fire or any other
G. Any person who violates this section shall be punishable by at least a
mandatory minimum fine of $100.00 up to and not exceeding $1,000.00 or by
imprisonment in the County Jail for a period of not more than six (6) months, or
by both such fine and imprisonment. Each person shall be guilty of a
separate offense for each and every day, or portion thereof, during which a
violation of any provision of this section is committed, continued, or permitted
by such person and shall be punishable accordingly.