Codes and Standards

Fire Code

Our currently adopted code Fire Code is the 2015 International Fire Code with amendments.

2015 IFC local amendments.

Free access to the entire 2015 International Fire Codes can be found here.

The City of Forney also has their entire municipal Code of Ordinances available online. 


National Fire Protection Association

The City of Forney is currently using the 2013 edition of the NFPA standards. The most current edition of standards can be found on the NFPA website. Listed below are a number of the most commonly utilized standards. 

NFPA 72 - National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code

NFPA 13 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems

NFPA 13D - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes. 

NFPA 13R - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancy 

NFPA 14 - Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems

NFPA 20 - Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection