Frankfort Fire Protection District
Frankfort IL

Requirements

 Building keys stored securely inside a recess mounted Knox Box

Building keys stored securely inside a recess mounted Knox Box

Knox Box

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Ordinance #219

The Fire Prevention Code of the Frankfort Fire Protection District is  amended to be identical with the provisions of the publication marked and designated as the International Fire Code, 2015 edition, as published by the International Code Council. Each and all of the regulations, provision, penalties, conditions, and terms of the aforesaid document are hereby referred to, adopted, and made a part hereof, as if fully set out in the Ordinance, with the additions, insertions, deletions, and changes, if any, prescribed in Exhibit One of the Ordinance.  A full copy of the Ordinance is available for inspection at the Frankfort Fire Protection District located at 333 W. Nebraska St. Frankfort, IL 60423, or by visiting www.frankfortfire.org

Section 506.1 is amended to read as follows:

Section 506.1 Key Boxes; 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 Code Official is authorized to require a key box or boxes to be installed in an approved location. The key box shall be of an approved type listed in accordance with UL 1037, and shall contain keys necessary access as required by the Fire Code Official.

Section 506.1.1 is amended to read as follows: Section

506.1.1 Number of keys: If the number of keys to be stored in an approved key box exceeds 10, then a larger key box, or additional key box(es) shall be utilized per the Fire Code Official.

Section 506.1.2 is amended to read as follows:

Section 506.1.2 Key box maintenance: The operator of the building shall immediately notify the Fire Code Official and provide replacement key(s) when a lock is changed or rekeyed. The key to such lock(s) shall be secured in the key box.