CHAPTER 15-16
FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
Article I.  Fire Protection
Part 1.  Sprinkler Systems
15-16-010   Sprinkler systems.
15-16-020   General requirements.
15-16-030   Special requirements.
15-16-040   Hazardous use units.
15-16-041   Telephone exchanges.
15-16-050   Highly flammable material storage.
15-16-051   Public utility structures and technology centers.
15-16-060   Smoke alarm requirements.
15-16-070   Spray booths.
15-16-080   Standard fireproof vaults.
Part 2.  Standpipe Systems
15-16-090   General requirements.
15-16-100   Hazardous use units.
Part 3.  Fire Alarm Systems
15-16-110   General requirements.
15-16-120   Class II standard fire alarm system.
15-16-130   Floor area and height.
15-16-140   Automatic fire detectors, where required.
15-16-150   Substitution of sprinklers for heat detectors.
Part 4.  Fire Extinguishers
15-16-160   General requirements.
Article II.  Fire Protection Equipment
Part 1.  Standard Sprinkler Systems
15-16-170   Definition of system.
15-16-180   Other definitions.
15-16-190   Permit and fees.
15-16-200   Installation certification.
15-16-210   Inspections.
15-16-220   Notice of defective conditions.
15-16-230   Requirements for light hazard occupancies.
15-16-240   Requirements for extra hazardous occupancies.
15-16-250   Requirements for special systems.
15-16-260   System tests.
15-16-270   Water supply requirements.
15-16-280   Use of pressure tank for other services.
15-16-290   Gravity tanks.
15-16-300   Pressure tanks.
15-16-310   Fire pumps.
15-16-311   Test manifold.
15-16-320   Supply to tanks.
15-16-330   Filling pipe.
15-16-340   Small equipment.
15-16-350   Location and arrangement of sprinklers.
15-16-351   Display booths.
15-16-360   Sprinklers.
15-16-370   Sprinkler piping.
15-16-380   Piping supports.
15-16-390   Siamese connections.
15-16-400   Valves.
15-16-410   System drainage.
15-16-420   Hand hose connections.
15-16-430   Protection against freezing.
15-16-440   Protection against corrosion.
15-16-450   Test pipes.
15-16-451   Test pipes for high-rise buildings.
15-16-460   Dry pipe systems.
15-16-470   Dry pipe system capacity limits.
15-16-480   Quick opening devices.
15-16-490   Non-freezing systems.
15-16-500   Gauges.
15-16-510   Relief valves.
15-16-520   Painting or finishing.
15-16-530   Alarms.
15-16-540   Spare sprinklers.
15-16-550   Reserved.
15-16-560   Reserved.
15-16-570   Reserved.
15-16-580   Reserved.
15-16-590   Reserved.
15-16-600   Hydraulically calculated sprinkler systems.
15-16-601   Residential sprinklers.
15-16-610   Retroactivity.
15-16-611   Carbon dioxide extinguishing systems.
Part 2.  Standard Fire Extinguishers
15-16-620   Definitions.
15-16-630   Classification and rating.
15-16-640   Where required.
15-16-650   Multiple requirements.
15-16-660   Installation.
15-16-670   Inspection and tests.
15-16-680   Tags to be attached.
15-16-690   Licensing of servicemen.
15-16-700   Violation – Penalty.
Part 3.  Standard Inside Standpipe Systems
15-16-710   Definition of system.
15-16-720   Where standpipe system required.
15-16-730   Other definitions.
15-16-740   Permit fees.
15-16-750   Installation certification.
15-16-760   Types of systems.
15-16-770   Sources of water supply.
15-16-780   Fire pumps.
15-16-790   Use for other services.
15-16-800   Fire pump requirements.
15-16-810   Pumps supplied from city main.
15-16-820   Fire pump auxiliary equipment.
15-16-830   Pressure-control devices.
15-16-840   Pump suction piping.
15-16-850   Requirements for auxiliary drive.
15-16-860   Piping arrangement.
15-16-870   Piping design.
15-16-880   Piping drains.
15-16-890   Risers.
15-16-900   Arrangement of risers.
15-16-910   Location of risers.
15-16-920   Size of risers.
15-16-930   Fire department hose connections.
15-16-940   Hose valve design.
15-16-950   Hand hose connections.
15-16-960   Hand hose valve design.
15-16-970   Equipment at hose outlets.
15-16-971   Identification of hose valves.
15-16-980   Pressure-reducing devices.
15-16-990   Domestic use prohibited.
15-16-1000   Multiple systems.
15-16-1010   Express risers.
15-16-1020   Siamese connections required.
15-16-1030   Check valves for siamese.
15-16-1040   Arrangement of siamese connections.
15-16-1050   Valves.
15-16-1060   Reserved.
15-16-1070   Test manifold and wall hydrants.
15-16-1080   Gauges.
15-16-1090   Painting and identification of pipe.
15-16-1100   Protection against freezing.
15-16-1110   Dry pipe system.
15-16-1115   Manual dry pipe system.
15-16-1120   Buildings under construction.
15-16-1130   Buildings being demolished.
15-16-1140   Alarms.
15-16-1150   Test method.
15-16-1160   Annual test required.
15-16-1170   Inspection.
15-16-1180   Retroactivity.
15-16-1190   Existing buildings.
Part 4.  Standard Fire Alarm Systems
15-16-1200   Definition of system.
15-16-1210   Where required.
15-16-1220   Other definitions.
15-16-1230   Installation certification.
15-16-1240   Classification of systems.
15-16-1250   Class I system.
15-16-1260   Class II system.
15-16-1270   Fire detectors, where required.
15-16-1280   Alarm-sounding devices.
15-16-1290   Visual alarms.
15-16-1300   Manual alarm-sending stations.
15-16-1310   Manual alarm-sending stations – Penal institutions.
15-16-1320   Accessibility of alarm-sending stations.
15-16-1330   Instructions.
15-16-1340   Key-operated alarm-sending stations.
15-16-1350   Type III schools.
15-16-1360   Tests.
15-16-1370   Connecting fire-detection devices to system.
15-16-1380   Zoned systems.
15-16-1390   Annunciators – Where required.
15-16-1400   Location of annunciators.
15-16-1410   Exit instructions posted for coded systems.
15-16-1420   Trouble signal.
15-16-1430   City fire alarm box, where required.
15-16-1440   Connection to city fire alarm box – Where required.
15-16-1450   Multiple system connections prohibited.
15-16-1460   Central station service.
15-16-1461   Fire alarms required by Section 13-96-1100.
15-16-1470   Telephone intercom system required in theaters.
15-16-1480   Alarm summons.
15-16-1490   Repairs.
15-16-1500   False alarms.
15-16-1510   Reserved.
Part 5.  Sprinkler Systems –Additional Provisions
15-16-1520   Conflicting provisions.
15-16-1530   Compartment defined for standard dwelling systems.
15-16-1540   Listing required – Exception – Testing.
15-16-1550   Permitted water supplies – Water quantity.
15-16-1560   Specific requirements.
15-16-1570   Positioning – Number – Piping specifications – Water demand.