What are the current editions being used for applicable NFPA standards?
Refer to Subtitle 11 and CR-42-2010 which can be found on the County Legislative/Zoning Information System. The following are current editions of our most frequently used NFPA standards:
- 2015 NFPA 1 Fire Code
- 2015 NFPA 101 Life Safety Code
- 2013 NFPA 13/13R/13D Sprinkler Systems
- 2013 NFPA 14 Standpipe and Hose Systems
- 2013 NFPA 20 Fire Pumps
- 2015 NFPA 30/30A Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code
- 2013 NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
- 2012 NFPA 1142 Water Supplies for Suburban and Rural Fire Fighting

Learn more on the County Legislative/Zoning Information System page.

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1. Do I need a permit if I am modifying less than 10 sprinkler heads?
2. Do you review plumbing drawings?
3. What are the fees for a fire alarm or sprinkler system?
4. What are the current editions being used for applicable NFPA standards?
5. What is the maximum distance allowed from the fire department connection to the nearest fire hydrant?
6. How do I schedule a Fire Inspection?
7. Do single family homes (one- and two-family dwellings) require automatic sprinklers?
8. Do I need to file plans for a sprinkler monitoring system?
9. Do I need to file fire alarm shop drawings to change a fire alarm panel?
10. What adjustment to the water supply is required?
11. When do I need to request a water test from Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) with my automatic sprinkler system?