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401 Administrative Requirements

401.1 Appointment Cancellation
401.2 Operational (Use) Permits
401.3 Re-Inspection Fee Payment
401.4 Contractor Payment and Pickup of Plans

402 Code Requirements

402.1 Ambulatory Health Care Centers Licensing
402.2 Candle & Open Flame Device Safety
402.3 Diesel Fuel Supplies for Emergency Generators
402.4 Group Homes for 6 or Fewer
402.5 Hazard Class Determination
402.6 High-Piled Storage Plans
402.7 ISO Storage Containers
402.8 Location of Paint Booths
402.9 Lock Box Locations
402.10 Locking and Latching Devices
402.11 Exterior Storage Requirements

403 Development Policies

403.1 General Guidelines
403.2 Fire Department Access
403.3 Hydrant Spacing & Fire Flow
403.4 Police Fire Bypass Locks
403.5 Req for Marking Fire Lanes
403.6 Lock Boxes
403.7 Traffic Calming Devices
403.8 Vapor Recovery Equipment (Vent Mounted)

404 Construction Requirements

404.1 Housing Tract Clearance for Combustibles & Occ
404.2 Model Homes Temp Water Supply SFR
404.3 Red Tag-Stop Work Order
404.4 Removable Bollards

405 Fire Extinguishing Systems

405.1 Combined Standpipe - Acceptance 5 Yr Test
405.2 Pre-pipe - Weld Inspections
405.3 Fire Sprinkler Control Valve Access
405.4 Disposition of Water flow Signals
405.5 Dry Pipe Sprinkler Systems Quarterly Maint.
405.6 Dry Standpipes - Five-Year Test
405.7 Fire Protection of Roof Drainage Crickets
405.8 Fire Pump Installation Locations
405.9 Fire Sprinklers in Elevator Shafts
405.10 Flow Switch - Pressure Switch
405.11 Kitchen Range Fire Protection Design
405.12 Reduced Hydraulic Demand Sprinkler System Design
405.13 Location of Inspectors Test Valves
405.14 Non-UL Central Station Requirements
405.15 Power Supply Connection - Electric Sprinkler Alarm Bells
405.16 Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems Insp. Checklist
405.17 Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems Owner Letter
405.18 Sprinkler Piping Under One Inch in Diameter
405.19 Sprinklers Under Roof Projections
405.20 CPVC Hanger Spacing
405.21 Testing of Fire Service Undergrounds
405.22 Clean Agent Ventilation
405.23 Supervisory & Trouble Signals
405.24 Fire Sprinkler Monitoring Systems

407 Fire Alarm Systems

407.1 Fire Alarm (Partial) System
407.2 Fire Alarm Systems in A Occupancies
407.3 Manual Pull Box Covers
407.4 HVAC Shutoff for Fire Alarms
407.5 Fire Alarm Plan Symbols
407.6 Fire Alarm Plan Submittals
407.7 HVLS Fan Shutoff for Fire Alarms
407.8 Fire Alarm Control Unit Replacement
407.9 Fire Alarm System Component Replacement
407.10 Fire Alarm Emergency Repairs
407.11 Fire Alarm System Voltage Drop Calculations
407.12 <Nothing at this time>
407.13 Fire Alarm System Minimum Scale

Industry Bulletins

2014-003 Industry Bulletin 1 & 2 Family Dwelling Sprinkler Inspection Transition to DARM
2014 - 001 Industry Bulletin Charges for Service

2014 - 002 Industry Bulletin Plan Review Times July 2014
2013 - 001 Industry Bulletin FAFS Signals

2013 - 002 Industry Bulletin NFPA 170
2013 - 003 Industry Bulletin CPVC Hangers
2013 - 004 Industry Bulletin FA Component Replacement
2013 - 005 Industry Bulletin FA Emergency Repairs
2013 - 006 Industry Bulletin FACU Replacement
2013 - 007 Industry Bulletin HVLS Fans
2013 - 008 Industry Bulletin Voltage Drop
2013 - 009 Industry Bulletin Inspections Plans