Houston Fire Department

HFD Standards and Codes

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For additional information on Houston Fire Department Standards and Codes, contact the HFD Fire Marshal's Office at 832-394-6900 or by mail at 600 Jefferson, Ste. 600 Houston, TX 77002.

 

The Standards

1 - Fire Extinguishers - Rev 05 effective 05/01/2012.pdf

2 - Inspection and Testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety Equipment, Effective Date 5/13/2011.pdf

3 - Fire Dept Access, Rev 05 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
4 - Access Gates, Rev 03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf

5 - Key Boxes, Rev 02 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
Electric Fence Registration Form (Word .doc or .pdf)

6 - Fire Depsoitory Boxes, Rev 03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
7 - High Rise Fire Safety Plans, Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
8 - Fire Drills, Rev 4 Effective Date 12/31/10.pdf
9 - Marking of Fire Hydrants, Rev 03 12/31/10.pdf

10 - LP Gas and Open Flame Use, Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf

11 - Roofing Operations, Rev 04 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
12 - Fireworks Displays, Rev 04 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
13 - Outside Protected Aboveground Tanks for Generators and Fire Pumps, Rev 04 05/01/2012.pdf
14 - Unattended Service Stations, Rev. 03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
15 - Mobile Refueling and Wet Hosing, Rev.03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
16 - Open Burning and Recreational Fires, Rev 04 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
17 - Tire Chipping, Rev 03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
18 - High-Rise Fire Safety Plan Approval, Rev 03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
19 - Raw Wood Waste Processing, Rev 03 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf
20 - Automatic Excess Gas Flow Shut-Off Devices This standard has been rescinded by City Council and is no longer valid nor in use.
21 - Security Gates/Grilles use on Assembly Occupancy has been rescinded by the Fire Marshal, effective May, 15, 2007.
22 - Tents and Other Membrane Structures, Rev 02 Effective Date 05/01/2012.pdf

23 -Mid-Rise Atrium Plan Approval, Rev 02 Effective Date 12/31/10.pdf

25 - Safety Inspections for Vehicles on Display Indoors effective 05/01/2012.pdf