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Florida Fire Prevention Code

The Florida Fire Prevention Code is adopted by the State Fire Marshal at three year intervals as required by Chapter 633.202, Florida Statutes. This complex set of fire code provisions are enforced by the local fire official within each county, municipality, and special fire district in the state. The county, municipality or special district in which you reside may also have local amendments applicable only to your community.

If you have a specific question regarding the Florida Fire Prevention Code or how it affects a specific building, occupancy or place of residence, please contact your local fire official. You may access an online "Read Only" version of the Florida Fire Prevention Code by clicking on the link below:

 

*Note* There was a printing error resulting in a discrepancy in the editions of some of the referenced standards listed in NFPA 101 of the 5th Edition of the FFPC. An errata is in the process of being published reflecting the correct editions. Until it is issued, please refer to Rule 69A-60.005 for the correct editions.

The 5th Edition of the Florida Fire Prevention Code is now available for purchase by contacting:

BNI Building News
990 Park Center Drive, Ste E
Vista, CA 92081-8352
1.888.264.2665

or by using this link:

Purchasing the 5th Edition of the FFPC (2014)

Prior Editions of the Florida Fire Prevention Code may be accessed by using this link:

Past Editions of the Florida Fire Prevention Code

You may visit the web site of the National Fire Protections Association (NFPA) for read only access to the NFPA codes and standards by clicking here :  NFPA Codes .  HOWEVER, please note that the NFPA 1 and NFPA 101 are NOT the Florida revised version for the Florida Fire Prevention Code.

Local Amendments to the Florida Fire Prevention Code

You may access any local amendment affecting your community by clicking on the "Local Amendments" link below. Local amendments are enforceable only by the local jurisdiction and may not be appealed to the State Fire Marshal.

Informal Interpretations of the FFPC

Interested persons can seek and receive an informal non-binding opinion on requests involving questions related to the Florida Fire Prevention Code through the FFMIA

To participate as a member of the Fire Code Interpretations Committee, print this form, complete the form, and return it to the State Fire Marshal. You may mail the form to Belinda Chukes at 200 East Gaines Street, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0342 or you may attach it to an e-mail to Belinda.Chukes@MyFloridaCFO.com. Member Application for Fire Code Interpretation Committee