Fire Marshal Announcement
June 14, 2014
Adoption of the 2012 Statewide Fire Prevention Code Effective July 14, 2014
On July 14, 2014, Virginia will adopt the 2012 Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC) which incorporates by reference the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC) and includes Virginia-specific administrative and technical amendments.
- Final Regualtions. The forthcoming administrative provisions and technical amendments of the 2012 SFPC are available on the Virginia Register of Regualtions. View the Final Regulations Here
- Virginia Publication. The 2012 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC) publication may be retrieved online at the Virginia State Building Codes and Regualtions section of DHCD website.
- ICC-Virginia Publication. A version of the 2012 IFC publication which incorporates the Virginia-specific provisions is available for purchase from the International Code Council's online store.
- County Amendments. A review of Fairfax County ammendments to the SFPC is currently underway. It is expected that local ammendments to the 2012 SFPC will be adopted later this year.
For more information, please contact the Fire Inspections Branch at 703-246-4849, TTY 711.
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
Office of the Fire Marshal
10700 Page Avenue
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
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