Fire Codes

Current Adopted Codes
2009 International Building Code (with regional amendments)
2009 International Residential Code (with regional amendments)
2009 International Plumbing Code (with regional amendments)
2009 International Mechanical Code (with regional amendments)
2009 International Fire Code (with NCTCOG regional amendments)
2011 National Electrical Code 2015 International Energy Conservation Code mandated by the State of Texas

**See Section 3 of the Royse City Code of Ordinances for further information regarding adopted codes.

Please see our guidelines for additional information and requirements

National Fire Protection Association Standards
We are currently utilizing the 2010 edition of the NFPA standards.

Free access to the most current edition of the NFPA standards can be accessed on the NFPA website.

Below is a list of the most commonly utilized standards.
NFPA 10 Standard for Portable Fire Extinguishers
NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems
NFPA 13D Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes
NFPA 13R Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies
NFPA 14 Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems
NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code