Northern California 2013 Fire Codes – Section 510 Amendments

With an effective date of January 1, 2014, the State of California has adopted the 2013 California Fire Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 9), based on the 2012 International Fire Code. Section 510 of the 2013 California Fire Code regulates Emergency Responder Radio Coverage in new buildings. Section 510 has been adopted… Read more »

Southern California 2013 Fire Codes – Section 510 Amendments

With an effective date of January 1, 2014, the State of California has adopted the 2013 California Fire Code (California Code of Regulations, Title 24, Part 9), based on the 2012 International Fire Code. Section 510 of the 2013 California Fire Code regulates Emergency Responder Radio Coverage in new buildings. Section 510 has been adopted… Read more »

California Fire Codes – City Adoptions

A list of city-specific adoptions of the 2013 California Fire Code is being updated for 2015. If you’d like to be notified once it has been posted, contact us.

California Fire Codes by City

Adelanto FireĀ  Codes and Code of Ordinances Adelanto, CA 92301 San Bernardino County Adelanto Fire Code_2013 Adelanto WYU881 Scanner Frequencies Agoura Hills Fire and Municipal Codes Agoura Hills, CA 91301 Los Angeles County Agoura Hills Fire Code_2013 Agoura Hills WQOE525 Scanner Frequencies Alhambra Fire and Municipal Codes Alhambra, CA 91801-91804 Los Angeles County Alhambra Fire… Read more »

Massive L.A. fire shuts down major freeways

An early morning blaze engulfed an apartment tower under construction in downtown Los Angeles. The fire consumed two-thirds of the 1.3 million square foot building, which comprised an entire city block. Large windows had given under the intense heat, and much of the 7-story building had given way to flames. Over 250 firefighters were dispatched… Read more »

ICC’s 2015-2017 Code Development Cycle Begins

The International Code Council (ICC) just began it’s code development cycle on November 18, 2014, to develop a comprehensive set of model codes to be completed for 2018. The 2015/2016/2017 code development cycle is the first full cycle to use cdpACCESS, ICC’s cloud-based system that allows for “online collaboration, code changes and public comment submittals,… Read more »

Portland’s Fire Code Task Force Stresses Statewide Issues

A deadly November blaze prompted the city of Portland, Maine to create a task force to examine the city’s current fire code. The task force first met December 3, 2014, in part to determine whether the city should have a more rigorous inspection program. Boston Deputy Fire Chief Joseph Fleming, one of the 11-member force,… Read more »