Code Source: 2009 International Fire Code

  • AUTHORS: International Code Council (ICC); Don Smith
  • ISBN-13: 9781111037253 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 76 Pages  Spiralbound 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2012     Published
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About The Product

CODE SOURCE – INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE® distinguishes itself from any other fire code resource on the market by pairing comprehensive coverage with supreme readability that makes quickly accessing need-to-know information a breeze. An ideal fire code reference and teaching tool, this valuable resource offers your students an introduction to the guidelines and recommendations for fire department maintenance inspections for all types of occupancies. It examines code points and detailed inspection items for each occupancy group and emphasizes the keys to compliance throughout. With such a unique and all-encompassing format, it is the only comprehensive inspection guide book for the enforcement of the 2009 IFC®. Its coverage is thorough enough to ensure that students can find the information they need, yet organized efficiently enough that they can easily retrieve it, making this a must-have resource for any teaching library. Check out our app, DEWALT® Mobile Pro™. This free app is a construction calculator with integrated reference materials and access to hundreds of additional calculations as add-ons. To learn more, visit


  • Enables a quick reference of inspection items by providing a detailed list of these items for each occupancy type.
  • Facilitates speedy cross-referencing of code requirements through a listing of the 2009 IFC® reference section for each inspection item.
  • Fosters learning and reduces confusion by condensing code requirements and grouping them by occupancy type, making the guide easy to understand and simple to search.

About the Contributor

  • International Code Council (ICC)

    ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. To date, 48 U.S. states have adopted various international codes from ICC.

  • Don Smith

    Battalion Chief Don Smith has been employed with the Austin Fire Department for 28 years. He was assigned to the Emergency Prevention Division for 15 years, thereby attaining the position of Fire marshal for the City of Austin. Chief Smith has recently been elected to the Chief Safety Officer position for the Austin Fire Department. He attended the University of Texas and Austin Community College and holds a degree in Fire Protection Technology.

Table of Contents

Common Maintenance Violations.
Retroactive Requirements.
I. General Maintenance Inspections.
Assembly Group A.
II. Group A-2 Restaurant.
III. Group A-2 Bar & Night Club Maintenance Inspections.
IV. Group A-2 Bar & Night Club NIGHT Inspections.
Business Group B.
V. Group B office, professional or office inspections.
Educational Group E.
VI. Group E Schools.
Institutional Group I.
VII. Group I-1 Group Homes and Assisted Living.
VIII. Group I-2 Hospital, Nursing Homes.
IX. Group I-4, Day Care Facility.
Mercantile Group M.
X. Group M Covered Mall Buildings.
XI. Group M Big Box Retail Store.
Residential Group R.
XII. Group R-1 Hotel/Motel.
XIII. Group R-2 Apartment Inspections.
Storage Group S.
XIV. Group S-1 High-Piled Storage Warehouse.
XV. High Rise.
Appendices: Recommended Fire Watch Guidelines.