Fire Prevention Board
**The Board Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 12, 2020 has been cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.**
NOTICE: THE NEXT FIRE PREVENTION BOARD MEETING WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020 AT 8:30 A.M. AT THE SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 220 EAST MORRIS AVENUE, SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84115.
State Law includes a “Utah Fire Prevention & Safety Act” which calls for the creation of the Utah Fire Prevention Board.
- Board Meeting Agenda
The Board is responsible for making rules that provide for minimum standards for the prevention of fire and for the protection of life and property against fire and panic in any publicly owned building, public or private schools, higher educational facilities, hospitals and other health care facilities, institutional type facilities and places of assembly. The Board also establishes requirements for fireworks and the adoption of specific editions of the fire standards and codes to be used in the State of Utah.
The Board is appointed by the Governor and includes members from the following groups:
- Building Official
- Fire Marshals’ Association of Utah
- Licensed Architect
- Licensed Engineer
- Utah State Firefighters’ Association
- State Fire Chiefs’ Association
- Fire Officer Class 1 Counties
- Fire Officer Class 2 Counties
- Fire Officer Class 3-6 Counties
- State Forester
The State Fire Marshal’s Office provides staff support to the Board.