Rhode Island Fire Alarm Code


NFPA 72, 2013


According to the Rhode Island Fire Alarm Code, ยง 10.1(A)(2):

"The specific rules addressing which use and occupancy groups require fire alarm systems, any additional requirements for the installation of these systems, and designating the party or parties responsible for the approval of these systems, are outlined in The Rhode Island Life Safety Code Section 8 (the Rhode Island Life Safety Code) Chapter 9 (Building Service and Fire Protection Equipment) occupancy Chapters 12 through 44. Any conflict between the provisions of Section 8 (The Rhode Island Life Safety Code) and the 2013 edition of NFPA 72, as adopted by this Part, shall be resolved in favor of the most stringent requirement as determined by the State Fire Marshal subject to appeal to the Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal & Review."