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Database Help: National Fire Codes (National Fire Protection Association - NFPA)


Codes created and compiled by the National Fire Protection Association - the authority on fire, electrical and building safety.

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Good to Know

  • .  PDF access is available under each code by clicking the name (e.g., NFPA 1: Fire Code).

  • In the "Choose a document" box (on the left), type in your Document number or search by keywords from the document title.  There is also a "Keyword search" box as well as a link to Advanced search options.
  • Locate the desired code and click on "View" or "Download PDF."
  • Your full text document will open in PDF format.

Search Tips

Previous Editions of the standards are also available along with current standards. Additionally, search current and previous codes for selected states by selecting the State Code link at the top of the page.  Further, Annual National Fire Code Sets (2014, 2015, & 2016) are also available, "in one searchable and downloadable document."

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