DAR File No. 42683

This notice was published in the April 1, 2018, issue (Vol. 2018, No. 7) of the Utah State Bulletin.


Public Safety, Fire Marshal

Rule R710-5

Automatic Fire Sprinkler System Inspecting and Testing

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 42683
Filed: 03/14/2018 10:04:58 AM

NOTICE OF REVIEW AND STATEMENT OF CONTINUATION

Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

This rule is authorized by Section 53-7-204. This section authorizes the Utah State Fire Prevention Board (Board) to establish standards for the prevention of fire and for the protection of life and property against fire. This section also gives the Board the authority to write rules. Automatic fire sprinkler systems are life safety systems whose sole purpose is to save lives and reduce property loss in incidents involving fire. This rule ensures the maintenance and safe operation of these systems.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

There has been no public comment concerning this rule in the past five years.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule ensures that those that inspect water based fire protection systems, fire sprinklers, have the proper skill set and knowledge base to effectively inspect these systems to ensure their safe operation. This rule also protects the public from those that would offer services that they are not qualified to perform. This rule is essential to the continued safety of the citizens of Utah.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:

Public Safety
Fire MarshalRoom 302
5272 S COLLEGE DR
MURRAY, UT 84123-2611

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Coy Porter at the above address, by phone at 801-284-6358, by FAX at 801-284-6351, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]
  • Ted Black at the above address, by phone at 801-284-6352, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]
  • Kim Gibb at the above address, by phone at 801-556-8198, by FAX at 801-964-4482, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]

Effective:

03/14/2018

Authorized by:

Coy Porter, State Fire Marshal


Additional Information

More information about a Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation is available online.

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull_pdf/2018/b20180401.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Coy Porter at the above address, by phone at 801-284-6358, by FAX at 801-284-6351, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]; Ted Black at the above address, by phone at 801-284-6352, by FAX at , or by Internet E-mail at [email protected]; Kim Gibb at the above address, by phone at 801-556-8198, by FAX at 801-964-4482, or by Internet E-mail at [email protected].  For questions about the rulemaking process, please contact the Office of Administrative Rules.