Iowa Admin. Code r. 661-201.5 - Recognition of local fire ordinances and enforcement

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 6, September 22, 2021

With the exception of a health care facility subject to the requirements of 661-Chapter 205, a building, structure, or facility shall be deemed to be in compliance with the requirements established in rules of the fire marshal if all of the following conditions are met:

1. The building, structure, or facility is in a local jurisdiction which has adopted a local fire ordinance which adopts by reference any edition of the International Fire Code, published by the International Code Council, 1500 New Jersey Avenue NW, 6th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20001; any edition of NFPA 1, Uniform Fire Code, published by the National Fire Protection Association; or the Uniform Fire Code, 1997 edition, published by the Western Fire Chiefs Association.
2. The local fire ordinance is enforced through a process of review and approval of construction plans for compliance with the local fire ordinance and a process of regular inspections for compliance with the local fire ordinance.
3. The building, structure, or facility is subject to regular fire safety inspections.
4. The local jurisdiction has verified, during its most recent inspection, including any follow-up inspections, that the building, structure, or facility is in compliance with the local fire ordinance.

Notwithstanding any conflicting provisions contained in any code adopted by reference in this chapter or by any local fire ordinance, compliance with the provisions of 661-Chapter 221 is required at any location or facility in which flammable or combustible liquids are stored, handled, or used, other than incidental use.

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Iowa Admin. Code r. 661-201.5
ARC 8307B, IAB 11/18/09, effective 1/1/10 Amended by IAB April 13, 2016/Volume XXXVIII, Number 21, effective 5/18/2016

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