48-71.   General 
Scope. The provisions of this section shall govern the minimum conditions and standards for fire safety
relating to structures and exterior premises, including fire safety facilities and  equipment to be provided. 
Responsibility. The owner of the premises shall provide and maintain such fire safety facilities and
equipment in compliance with these requirements. A person shall not occupy as owner- occupant or
permit another person to occupy any premises that do not comply with the requirements of this section.