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Temporary Outdoor Seating Guidance

Considerations for Converting Outdoor Spaces into Temporary Seating Spaces Based on the 2018 I-Codes October 2020 As restaurants, bars, and similar establishments across the United States resume operations at reducedcapacity under COVID-19 restrictions, many are looking for ways to convert outdoor spaces into temporaryseating to offset the mandated reductions to the indoor occupancy loads. The

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November Newsletter

Welcome to the November Version of Northeast Ohio News – a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events, training opportunities and resources available to help enhance the services your Fire Department currently offers. In addition, you’ll learn how other members in the network

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October Newsletter

Welcome to the October of Northeast Ohio News – a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events, training opportunities and resources available to help enhance the services your Fire Department currently offers. In addition, you’ll learn how other members in the network are

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Remote Virtual Inspection Guidelines

The International Code Council recently published “Recommended Practices for Remote Virtual Inspections,” a guideline document that governmental jurisdictions should consider for an effective and consistent remote virtual inspections program. The publication is based on study, research and discussions from the Code Council’s membership (including responses to an earlier Code Council survey of U.S. code officials

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Sprinkler Retrofit Grant in 2021 Transportation HUD Bill

Included in HUD’s Public Housing Capital Fund is $25 million for a competitive grant program to provide funds to public housing authorities who wish to retrofit public housing units with sprinkler systems. The program would also collect data on the presence of fire sprinkler installations in existing public housing units around the country to determine the possible need for additional

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Ohio Child Care Rules – Reopen Ohio

Please review these guidelines in particular the physical environment section which talks about dividers in rooms,they may impact access or sprinklers patterns! Take a close look at your day cares and how they are impacted by guidelines!

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SFM Variance – Fireworks Sales During Stay Safe Ohio

SFM Variance – Fireworks Sales During Stay Safe Ohio Click here for the variance for fireworks sales just issued by the Marshal. It permits online sales and curb-side pickup (on a licensed premise) of 1.4G/consumer fireworks sold at retail and wholesale by licensed wholesalers and manufacturers. It also permits online verification of an exhibitor’s license

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