Fire Codes

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West Metro Fire Rescue’s Life Safety Division, Construction and Building Services performs plan review, permitting, and inspections related to new construction, and modification to existing structures.

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Fire Codes

Applicable Fire Codes for West Metro Fire Protection District (WMFPD)
 
Projects in the City of Lakewood:
  • 2015 IBC
  • 2015 IFC (with Appendices B-J) & City of Lakewood Amendments, Ch. 14.24)
  • 2013 NFPA 72
  • 2013 NFPA 13
Projects in unincorporated areas of Jefferson County within the WMFPD:
  • 2018 IBC
  • 2018 IFC (with Appendices B-I) & (WMFPD Amendments) (with referenced standards below)
  • 2016 NFPA 72
  • 2016 NFPA 13
Projects in the Town of Morrison:
  • 2015 IBC
  • 2015 IFC (Amendments)
  • 2016 NFPA 72
  • 2016 NFPA 13
Projects in Douglas County with the WMFPD:
  • 2018 IBC
  • 2018 IFC (with Appendices B & C) & (Ordinance No.O-019-002 of Douglas County)
  • 2016 NFPA 72
  • 2016 NFPA 13
Projects in the City of Wheat Ridge:
  • 2018 IBC
  • 2018 IFC (City of Wheat Ridge Amendments)
  • 2019 NFPA 72
  • 2019 NFPA 13
Projects contracted to the State of Colorado within the WMFPD (this includes Jefferson & Douglas County Schools:
  • 2021 IBC
  • 2021 IFC
  • 2012 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
  • 2019 NFPA 13
  • 2019 NFPA 72
Projects in the City of Edgewater:
  • 2018 IBC
  • 2018 IFC (Amendments)
  • 2013 NFPA 72
  • 2013 NFPA 13
Projects in the Town of Mountain View: 
  • 2015 IBC
  • 2015 IFC (Amendments)
  • 2013 NFPA 72
  • 2013 NFPA 13
Projects in the Town of Lakeside:
  • 2009 IBC
  • 2009 IFC
  • 2007 NFPA 72
  • 2007 NFPA 13
Projects in Federal Jurisdiction: 
  • 2015 IBC
  • 2015 IFC
  • 2016 NFPA 72
  • 2016 NFPA 13

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