Codes in Use within the City of Tampa
The following is a list of the respective City Code sections that 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.
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