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Florida Fire Prevention Code (FFPC)

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:

6th Edition (2017) FFPC Online

(Effective date: December 31, 2017)

 

Florida Specific Amendments for the 6th Edition

 

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.

The 6th 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 6th Edition of the FFPC (2017)

 


 

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

Past Editions of the Florida Fire Prevention Code

 

7th Edition Adoption Proceedings

A Notice of Change will be filed once the adoption process begins.

 

Informal Interpretations of Florida Fire Prevention Code

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

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