Codes and Standards

Oregon Fire Code

The Oregon Fire Code is a statewide minimum standard. This code establishes regulations affecting or relating to structures, processes, premises and safeguards regarding: 


  • The hazard of fire and explosion arising from the storage, handling or use of structures, materials or devices. 
  • Conditions hazardous to life, property or public welfare in the occupancy of structures or premises. 
  • Fire hazards in the structure or on the premises from occupancy or operation. 
  • Matters related to the construction, extension, repair, alteration or removal of fire suppression or alarm systems. 
  • Conditions affecting the safety of fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.  


The Oregon Fire Code is adopted by Oregon Administrative Rule 837, Division 40.

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