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Codes in Use within the City of Tampa

The following is a list of the respective City Code sections thatimage of lawbooks can be referenced in general for use within the City by the Fire Prevention Bureau. Codes are established by Statute and City Ordinance.

State of Florida

Florida Statutes: 633.01 State Fire Marshal; powers and duties; rules. Uniform Fire Safety Rules and Standards.

Florida State Fire Marshals Office Administrative Rule: Chapter 4A-3 Fire Prevention - General Provisions Adopts: NFPA 101, Life Safety Code, 1994 edition, also the Florida Administrative Code.

City of Tampa - Codes and Ordinances

Chapter 11, Fire Prevention and Protection Ordinance No. 89-234, Sept. 28,1989: renumbered 90-237; Sept. 13, 1990. Ordinance No. 95-178, Sept. 7, 1995. Article III. Technical Provisions Division 2. Adoption of Standards by Reference. Sec. 11-137. National Fire Codes Adopted, 1997edition. Sec. 11-138. Life Safety Code, 1997 edition. Ordinance No. 89-234, Sept. 28, 1989. Sec. 11-139. Standard Fire Prevention Code, 1985 edition.

The Florida amendments to NFPA 1 may be found online on the State Fire Marshal web site.

A publication containing all of the above (NFPA 101, NFPA 1 with the state amendments, and the 4A rules) is available through the Florida State Fire College, 352-369-2800., or online at http://www.fldfs.com/sfm/bfst/Campus/bookstor.htm