Fire Codes

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.

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 within 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 and Douglas County Schools):
• IBC 2021 edition
• IFC 2021 edition
• NFPA 101 Life Safety Code 2012 edition
• NFPA 13 2019 edition
• NFPA 72 2019 edition


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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