(1) Except as provided in subsection (3) of this section or in ORS 479.217, the Department of Human Services shall not issue an initial license or an initial certificate of approval to any institution when the State Fire Marshal, or an approved representative as provided in subsection (3) of this section, notifies in writing that the institution is not in substantial compliance with all applicable laws and rules relating to safety from fire established pursuant to ORS 476.030.
(2) On January 1st of each year or as soon thereafter as practicable the department shall furnish the State Fire Marshal with a complete list of all institutions licensed or approved by it within the State of Oregon.
(3) The State Fire Marshal, deputy or the approved authority shall make or have made at least once each year an inspection of any such licensed or approved institution to determine its substantial compliance with the laws and rules as provided in subsection (1) of this section. If any required corrective measures are not completed within the reasonable time fixed or an extension thereof made by order of the inspecting authority, the department shall be notified of the fact of noncompliance and appropriate action shall be initiated in accordance with provisions of ORS 476.030 and 479.170. Except as provided in ORS 479.217, if, at any time, the State Fire Marshal, or deputy, or the approved authority notifies the department in writing that an institution is not in substantial compliance with all applicable laws and rules as provided in subsection (1) of this section, the department shall deny, withhold, suspend or revoke the license or certificate of approval of the institution.
(4) When an area has been exempted by the State Fire Marshal under ORS 476.030, certification, annual inspection and notification of noncompliance when appropriate, shall be made and performed by the approved authority of the governmental subdivision having jurisdiction in such area. [1961 c.316 §2; 1963 c.202 §2; 1965 c.602 §21; 1973 c.832 §11]Section: Previous 479.168 479.170 479.180 479.190 479.195 479.200 479.210 479.215 479.217 479.220 479.250 479.255 479.257 479.258 479.260 Next
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