Heads up: There are no amended sections in this chapter.
This rule establishes the State Fire Code for the safeguarding of life and property from the hazards of fire and explosion.
This legislative rule is issued under authority of W. Va. Code § 29-3-5.
May 5, 2020.
August 1, 2020.
This rule shall terminate and have no further force or effect on August 1, 2025.
This State Fire Code has no application to personal care homes caring for three or less patients or buildings used wholly as dwelling houses for no more than two families and has no application to farm structures. Provided; however, that farm structures (1) used for group sleeping accommodations for farm workers or (2) used for educational, health care, assembly or detention/correctional occupancy are not exempt from the requirements of this State Fire Code.
This State Fire Code does not include a reprinting of all the requirements imposed by statute or by the incorporation of various National Standards and Codes cited in section 2 of this rule. For ascertaining these additional standards and requirements it is necessary to make reference to these other documents.