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 3: Fire Prevention Code

Draft rule (PDF)

Fact Sheet (PDF) Comment deadline is November 11, 2019

 

Chapter 17: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, N.F.P.A. # 72

Draft rule (PDF)

Fact Sheet (PDF) Comment deadline is November 11, 2019

 

Chapter 18: Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Draft rule (PDF)

Fact Sheet (PDF)  Comment deadline is November 11, 2019

 

Chapter 20: Fire Safety in Buildings and Structures

Draft rule (PDF)

Fact Sheet (PDF)  Comment deadline is November 11, 2019

 

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.

9/27/19: Notes from Ch. 4 public hearing and Department's responses (PDF, 4 pages)

***After consideration of the issues and concerns brought up in the public hearing, the Department intends to modify the draft text and provide a new comment period on the modified draft text

 


Recently Adopted Rules for Office of State Fire Marshal :

Chapter 1: Fee Schedules for Plans Examination (Word, 3 pages) -adopted 10/28/19


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