Feb 2023

December 2022, U.S. Legislative Review: Overview of Codes, Standards and Regulations in CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, MA, MI, MS, NJ, NY, NC, OH, PA, TX and VA

In their November/December 2022 issue, Sprinkler Age magazine featured its Annual Legislative Review for the United States and Canada.  This summary of legislation and codes offers an overview of regulations affecting the fire sprinkler industry in individual states.  The information was obtained from a survey mailed to the fire marshals in all 50 states.  Listed below are the responses and findings for California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. A dash (-) indicates no response.

Data for Canada and states not listed above can be found in the aforementioned Sprinkler Age article (Sprinkler Age Magazine – American Fire Sprinkler Association).

Risk Logic Inc. performs technical plan reviews and on-site property loss prevention surveys.  We can help to ensure that the above codes, as well as other applicable NFPA and FM Global standards, are being followed at your facility to lessen the chances of a major property loss.