Arizona Public Safety Ordinance

In Arizona, codes are adopted locally. The Arizona Department of Health Services adopts a minimum code for licensed health care facilities statewide based on the 2006 International Fire Code, but many cities and counties have updated their fire codes as of 2012.

The City of Chandler has adopted the 2012 International Fire Code. Section 510 of the IFC regarding has been rewritten. You can view the revised section here.

In parcel with the updated fire code, the city has designated frequencies for Public Safety Officials:

Frequency,License,Type,Alpha Tag, Description, Mode
154.43000, KNAD905, BM, ChandFD-B1, Fire Department - Blue-1/Tactical, FM
155.95500, WNJ844, BM, ChandFD-B2, Fire Department - Blue-2/Alternate, FM
858.46250, WNMP405, RM, CPD-Exp-Ea, Police Explorer/Event, FM
859.46250, WNMP405, RM, CPD-Exp-Eb, Police Explorer/Event, FM

Effective July 1, 2013, the City of Phoenix adopted an updated Fire Code based on the NFPA standards. You can view the entirety of section 510 here: Fire Service Features – City of Phoenix.

A list of the frequencies servicing specific areas can be viewed here: Arizona State Public Safety Frequencies.

The City of Scottsdale adopted amendments to the 2011 National Electrical Code, mandating adequate radio coverage in commercial, multi-family or institutional use. You can view the section regarding Public Safety Radio Amplification Systems here.

In 2014, the City of Tempe amended its city code regarding Public Radio Amplification Systems. The ordinance can be viewed here: Tempe City Ordinance.