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Fire Code Review Committee

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Fire Code Review Committee

The Fire Code Review Committee reviews resolutions adopting current model fire codes from Boulder County fire protection districts, makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for acceptance of these resolutions, and allows respective fire protection districts to enforce these codes.

Public Meeting Information

The Fire Code Review Committee meets as needed.

Recent Past Public Meetings

Public Hearing: FCRC-21-0001 & FCRC-21-0002 – 2018/2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, September 16, 2021

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) held a public hearing on September 16, 2021 to review the Mountain View Fire Protection District’s adoption of the 2018 International Fire Codes and amendments and the Lyons Fire Protection District’s adoption of the 2015 International Fire Codes and amendments, approving each District’s adoptions/amendments.
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Public Hearing: FCRC-21-0001 & FCRC-21-0002 – 2018/2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, June 8, 2021

The Fire Code Review Committee held a Public Hearing on June 8, 2021, to review the Mountain View Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC) and the Lyons Fire Protection District Fire Code (2015 IFC). The FCRC voted to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners that the proposed Mountain View and Lyons Fire Protection Districts Fire Codes be accepted for administration by the Districts in those portions of unincorporated Boulder County that lie within the boundaries of the District, with the stipulations as noted in the staff recommendation for Mountain View and the six minor changes proposed by the FCRC for Lyons.
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Public Hearing: FCRC-18-0001 – 2018 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, August 30, 2018

The Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing on August 30, 2018 to review the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC). Resolution 2018-86, approving the application of the 2018 International Fire Code adopted by the Berthoud Fire Protection District to the portions of the Berthoud Fire Protection District that lie in unincorporated Boulder County was adopted August 30, 2018.
Documents: Resolution 2018-86

Public Hearing: FCRC-18-0001 – 2018 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, July 11, 2018

Fire Code Review Committee Public Hearing to review the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC). The FCRC voted to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners that the proposed Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code be accepted for administration by the District in those portions of unincorporated Boulder County that lie within the boundaries of the District.
Documents: Staff Recommendation for July 11, 2018

Public Hearing: FCRC-18-0001 – 2018 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, May 7, 2018

Fire Code Review Committee Public Hearing to review the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC). The decision was tabled pending review of requested changes.
Documents: Staff Report for May 7, 2018

FCRC-17-0001 – 2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, March 20, 2018

A public hearing was held before the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners to review and adopt the Boulder Rural Fire Protection District’s adoption and amendments of the 2015 International Fire Code.
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FCRC-17-0001 – 2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, Nov. 8, 2017

On November 8, 2017, the Fire Code Review Committee held a public hearing on the proposed Boulder Rural Fire Protection District Fire Code. The Fire Code Review Committee approved and recommended to the Board of County Commissioners that the proposed Boulder Rural Fire Protection District’s Code be accepted for administration by the district in those portions of unincorporated Boulder County that lie within the boundaries of the fire protection district, with the stipulations as noted in the staff recommendation.

Membership Information

Board Composition: Five Members
Term: Three years
Coordinator: Ron Flax, Chief Building Official, 720-564-2643

Current Members:

  • Douglas Saba, Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2022)
  • Dean Rogers, Co-Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2024)
  • “Rik” Carl Henrikson, Member-At-Large (term ends Feb. 28, 2022)
  • Michelle Kelly, Member-At-Large (term ends Feb. 28, 2023)
  • Toby Myers, Member-At-Large (term ends Feb. 28, 2023)

How to become a Board Member:

View requirements and deadlines for Fire Code Review Committee membership.

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