Local fire department says so. It becomes code. Don't conform to code...pay fine. Argue with elected officials...they refer to the fire department that proposed the rule. No change...
I have way too many people who are trying hard to protect me from the idiots I have to watch out for every day.
The original post was in November...I hope the guy made his decision my now.
I'm buying a Honda 2000..I'll use it safely, take all the precautions, and pray after making the world safe...I don't get killed by a sea-ray.
Most cities and towns donít have the resources to write there own codes. What most all places do is adopt and pass accepted codes.
National building codes and National Fire protection Association (NFPA)
NMEA and ABYC for boats