The Phoenix Fire Code provides minimum fire and life safety standards for buildings, processes and fire protection equipment installations in the City of Phoenix. The Phoenix Fire Code is a companion code to the International Codes which were adopted by the City of Phoenix Planning and Development Department establishing the construction requirements for all development in the City of Phoenix.
The current Phoenix Fire Code is the 2006 International Fire Code with Phoenix Amendments effective on August 1, 2007 by Ordinance G-4919.
Purchase Phoenix Fire Code: International Code Council (ICC)
Tarver Sprinkler Ordinance
In 2001 Phoenix Firefighter Bret Tarver died in a building that had no fire sprinklers. That loss inspired Phoenix be more proactive in sprinkler requirements and the resulting action was the creation of the Bret Tarver Sprinkler Ordinance, Section 903.2 Phoenix Fire Code.
Amendments to the Fire Code
At times between edition cycles, it is necessary to amend the code. The amendments below are not reflected in the code link above. Please refer to these for the most current code.
2006 Phoenix Fire Code Amendment Packages
Amends Sections: 105.6.6, 22.214.171.124, Chapter 2, 315, 503.2.5 and 503.2.6, 513.1.1, 513.5, 903.2.1.3, 907.3, 3308.1 and 4603.4
Amends Sections: 105.7.3, 126.96.36.199, 106.8.1, 188.8.131.52, 184.108.40.206, 106.8.2, 220.127.116.11, 903.2.1.2.1, 1701.4, 2701.1, 4602.4, 4602.9, 4603.4, Chapter 46, sub chapters 3, 5, 9 and 17
Regulations and Policies to the Fire Code