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Oregon Bulletin

December 1, 2011

 

Department of Oregon State Police,
Office of State Fire Marshal
Chapter 837

Rule Caption: Changes to amend rule with reference to mid-cycle amendments to the 2010 Oregon Fire Code.

Adm. Order No.: OSFM 4-2011

Filed with Sec. of State: 11-10-2011

Certified to be Effective: 1-1-12

Notice Publication Date: 10-1-2011

Rules Amended: 837-040-0020

Subject: Rule changes are needed to correct any immediate life threatening situations, conflicts in the codes, update references to nationally recognized standards and correlate the 2010 Oregon Fire Code with the 2010 Oregon Structural Specialty Code since the adoption of the 2010 Oregon Fire Code.

      Any costs associated with these changes are necessary to the health and safety of the occupants or the public.

Rules Coordinator: Connie Dalke—(503) 934-8211

837-040-0020

Amendments to the Oregon Fire Code

(1) The Office of State Fire Marshal may amend the Oregon Fire Code approximately midway between publications of the International Fire Code based on proposed code amendments submitted for consideration by interested persons.

(2) Any time between publications of the international Fire Code, the Office of State Fire Marshal may initiate and adopt code amendments to the Oregon Fire Code, as circumstances merit (Referenced publications are available for review at the agency. See agency web site for information on where to purchase publications).

(3) Effective April 1, 2011, the 2010 Oregon Fire Code (OFC) is amended by the Office of State Fire Marshal as follows:

(a) Add new section 908.7, Carbon Monoxide alarms, to correlate with the change to the 2010 Oregon Structural Specialty Code.

(b) Amend Chapter 47, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards and Underwriters Laboratories Standards, as follows:

NFPA 720-09 Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment — 908.7.

UL 2034-08 Standard for single and Multiple Station Carbon Monoxide Alarms, with revisions through February 20, 2009 — 908.7.

(4) Effective January 1, 2012, the 2010 Oregon Fire Code (OFC) is amended by the Office of State Fire Marshal as follows:

(a) Amend Section 202, Definitions for Group R-3 Occupancy to correlate to the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, Section 310.

(b) Amend Section 510.2.2 by adding the words “at the agency’s antenna port” after -100 dBm and before shall be received..

(c) Amend Section 906.1 by using language from the 2012 International Fire Code.

(d) Amend Section 914.8.2 by adding a second exception to correlate to the Oregon Structural Specialty Codes, Section 412.4.5.

(e) Amend Section 4001.1, Exception 3 by adding “and SR” occupancies.

(f) Amend Section 4006.1 by adding “and SR” occupancies.

(g) Amend Section 4604.17 by updating with language from 2012 International Fire Code.

(h) Amend Chapter 47, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards, to current editions as follows:

NFPA 10 to the 2010 edition.

NFPA 13, 13R and 13D to the 2010 edition.

NFPA 17 to the 2009 edition.

NFPA 17A to the 2009 edition.

NFPA 20 to the 2010 edition.

NFPA 58 to the 2011 edition.

NFPA 72 to the 2010 edition.

NFPA 96 to the 2011 edition.

NFPA 409 to the 2011 edition.

[Publications: Publications referenced are available from the agency.]

Stat. Auth: ORS 476.030

Stats. Implemented: ORS 476.030

Hist.: OSFM 1-2006(Temp), f. 1-9-06 cert. ef. 2-1-06 thru 7-28-06; OSFM 9-2006, f. & cert. ef. 6-12-06; OSFM 13-2006, f. 12-1-06, cert. ef. 4-1-07; OSFM 6-2008, f. 9-2-08, cert. ef. 10-1-08; OSFM 10-2008, f. 12-18-09, cert. ef. 12-31-09; OSFM 4-2009, f. 11-19-09, cert. ef. 4-1-10; OSFM 2-2010(Temp), f. 2-3-10, cert. ef. 7-1-10 thru 9-30-10; Administrative correction 10-26-10; OSFM 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 11-3-10; OSFM 2-2011, f. 3-15-11, cert. ef. 4-1-11; OSFM 4-2011, f. 11-10-11, cert. ef. 1-1-12

Notes
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