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2012 North Carolina Fire Code


Fire Prevention Chapters

2012 North Carolina State Building Code Fire Prevention Code cover
Copyright Page
North Carolina State Building Code Council
North Carolina Department of Insurance
Effective Use of the International Fire Code
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Scope and Administration
Chapter 2 - Definitions
Chapter 3 - General Requirements
Chapter 4 - Emergency Planning and Preparedness
Chapter 5 - Fire Service Features
Chapter 6 - Building Services and Systems
Chapter 7 - Fire-Resistance-Rated Construction
Chapter 8 - Interior Finish, Decorative Materials and Furnishings
Chapter 9 - Fire Protection Systems
Chapter 10 - Means of Egress
Chapter 11 - Aviation Facilities
Chapter 12 - Dry Cleaning
Chapter 13 - Combustible Dust-Producing Operation
Chapter 14 - Fire Safety during Construction and Demolition
Chapter 15 - Flammable Finishes
Chapter 16 - Fruit and Crop Ripening
Chapter 17 - Fumigation and Thermal Insecticidal Fogging
Chapter 18 - Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities
Chapter 19 - Lumber Yards and Woodworking Facilities
Chapter 20 - Manufacture of Organic Coatings
Chapter 21 - Industrial Ovens
Chapter 22 - Motor Fuel-Dispensing Facilities and Repair Garages
Chapter 23 - High-Piled Combustible Storage
Chapter 24 - Tents and Other Membrane Structures
Chapter 25 - Tire Rebuilding and Tire Storage
Chapter 26 - Welding and Other Hot Work
Chapter 27 - Hazardous Materials—General Provisions
Chapter 28 - Aerosols
Chapter 29 - Combustible Fibers
Chapter 30 - Compressed Gases
Chapter 31 - Corrosive Materials
Chapter 32 - Cryogenic Fluids
Chapter 33 - Explosives and Fireworks
Chapter 34 - Flammable and Combustible Liquid
Chapter 35 - Flammable Gases and Flammable Cryogenic Fluids
Chapter 36 - Flammable Solids
Chapter 37 - Highly Toxic and Toxic Materials
Chapter 38 - Liquefied Petroleum Gases
Chapter 39 - Organic Peroxides
Chapter 40 - Oxidizers, Oxidizing Gases and Oxidizing Cryogenic Fluids
Chapter 41 - Pyrophoric Materials
Chapter 42 - Pyroxylin (Cellulose Nitrate) Plastics
Chapter 43 - Unstable (Reactive) Materials
Chapter 44 - Water-Reactive Solids and Liquids
Chapter 45 - Marinas
Chapter 46 - Construction Requirements for Existing Buildings
Chapter 47 - Referenced Standards
Appendix A - Board of Appeals
Appendix B - Fire-Flow Requirements for Buildings
Appendix C - Fire Hydrant Locations and Distribution
Appendix D - Fire Apparatus Access Roads
Appendix E - Hazard Categories
Appendix F - Hazard Ranking
Appendix G - Cryogenic Fluids—Weight and Volume Equivalents
Appendix H - Hazardous Materials Management Plan (HMMP) and Hazardous Materials Inventory Statement (HMIS) Instructions
Appendix I - Fire Protection Systems—Noncompliant Conditions
Appendix J - Emergency Responder Radio Coverage