§23-28.5-6  Appeal to district court. –

Published: 2015

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Health and Safety

CHAPTER 23-28.5

Inspection of Buildings

SECTION 23-28.5-6

   § 23-28.5-6  Appeal to district court.


(a) Any person, firm, or corporation aggrieved by the decision or order of any

fire official may appeal therefrom to the district court, by filing within

thirty (30) days of the order or decision, a sworn petition in the court, which

shall set forth the grounds upon which the appeal is taken. Notice of the

appeal shall be served on the fire official who rendered the decision or order

by a citation issued out of the court following the general course of civil


   (b) The petition shall be in order for assignment for hearing

on the motion day which occurs next after fifteen (15) days from the filing of

the petition.

   (c) The district court shall proceed to hear de novo all

questions of law and fact therein involved as may be presented by any party in

interest, and determine the questions involved, and decide the merits of the


History of Section.

(P.L. 1966, ch. 216, § 1; G.L. 1956, § 23-28.5-7; P.L. 1975, ch. 165,

§ 24; P.L. 2004, ch. 220, § 5; P.L. 2004, ch. 225, §


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