2017 OHIO FIRE CODE

  • The SFM’s public hearing was held on Friday, November 3, 2017.
  • To view the rules, please click on the “Revised Draft 2017 Ohio Fire Code” tab above, or for the official copy of the proposed rules visit the Register of Ohio website. Once there, under the ‘Browse Proposed and Recently Adopted Rules by’ tab on the right hand side of the screen, choose “Filing Agency.” Then choose “1301 - Department of Commerce” from the scroll options.
  • The 2017 Ohio Fire Code was validated by JCARR at its November 16, 2017 hearing, and was ‘Final Filed’ with JCARR on December 4, 2017.
  • The 2017 Ohio Fire Code is effective as of December 15, 2017.
  • The SFM will be hosting FREE, live, day-long training courses throughout the state in mid-March / early April 2018. These courses will be open to all and will focus on significant changes between the 2011 OFC and 2017 OFC. On-line training modules based on these seminars will follow.
    • Please check back to this page for future updates regarding dates, times and locations for the training courses