[12] 1 - Commercial Building Fire Safety Code

Commercial buildings must be outfitted with the following equipment:

  • Minimum of 1 Fire Extinguisher

  • Smoke Detection System

  • Carbon Monoxide Detection System

  • Water Sprinkler System

  • Minimum of 1 unobstructed emergency exit

For the purpose of this code, a commercial building is defined as any property which contains employees that perform a business function.

The Fire Marshal service may perform an inspection of the property and building once every 4 calendar months to recertify the building's safety status.


Fine: $10,000

Sentence: None

If a property fails to comply with, or meet the safety standards of, a safety inspection, the operator (individual or commercial entity) of the property may be fined and the premises may be closed until the violations are remedied.

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