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The DC Code: § 6-701.07 Obstruction of fire escapes and approaches.

Index6 Housing and Building Restrictions and Regulations. (Refs & Annos)

No door or window leading to any fire escape shall be covered or obstructed by any fixed grating or barrier, and no person shall at any time place any encumbrance or obstacle upon any fire escape or upon any platform, ladder, or stairway leading to or from any fire escape.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 5-507. 1973 Ed., § 5-307. DC CODE § 6-701.07 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Mar. 19, 1906, 34 Stat. 71, ch. 957, § 7; June 4, 1934, 48 Stat. 844, ch. 388.)