Proposed Rulemaking

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If you would like to receive email notices regarding the Fire Marshal Office's rule-making activities, you may email Michelle Mason Webber.

Please submit written comments regarding proposed rules to Michelle via email or by using the following mailing address:

Michelle Mason Webber, Senior Planning & Research Analyst
Office of the State Fire Marshal
52 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0052

Proposed Rules for Office of State Fire Marshal:

Chapter 4: Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

Draft rule (DOC)

Fact Sheet (DOC)

Public hearing on August 29, 2019 in the Champlain conference room at Dept. of Public Safety, 45 Commerce Drive, Augusta, Maine from 9-10 a.m.

**9/13/19: Note: Michelle Mason Webber will compile and email notes from the hearing to participants once she receives a copy of Rich McCarthy's hearing notes and any testimony files that were emailed to Rich. She will post the summary hearing comments document on this website as well.


Chapter 1: Fee Schedules for Plans Examinations

Draft rule (PDF)

Fact Sheet (PDF)

Comment deadline is September 29, 2019.

Recently Adopted Rules for Office of State Fire Marshal :

None at this time

Proposed Rules for Bureau of Building Codes and Standards -(this program is housed within the Office of State Fire Marshal)

Nothing at this time

Recently Adopted Rules for Bureau of Building Codes and Standards

Nothing at this time