TX Adopted Codes & Standards

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  • NFPA 11-2016, Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-Expansion Foam.
  • NFPA 12-2018, Standard on Carbon Dioxide Extinguishing Systems.
  • NFPA 12A-2018, Standard on Halon 1301 Fire Extinguishing Systems.
  • NFPA 13-2019, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.
  • NFPA 13D-2019, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes.
  • NFPA 13R-2019, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height.
  • NFPA 15-2017, Standard for Water Spray Fixed Systems for Fire Protection.
  • NFPA 16-2019, Standard for the Installation of Foam-Water Sprinkler and Foam-Water Spray Systems.
  • NFPA 17-2021, Standard for Dry Chemical Extinguishing Systems.
  • NFPA 17A-2021, Standard for Wet Chemical Extinguishing Systems.
  • NFPA 25-2020, Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.
  • NFPA 70-2020, National Electrical Code.
  • NFPA 72-2019, National Fire Alarm Code.
  • NFPA 90A-2021, Standard for the Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems.
  • NFPA 101-2021, Life Safety Code, or a local jurisdiction may adopt one set of the model codes listed in subsection (b) of this section instead of NFPA 101.
  • UL 827 December 3, 2021, Standard for Central Station Alarm Services.
  • NFPA 2001-2018, Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguisher Systems.

(b) The acceptable alternative model code sets are:

(1) the International Building Code®-2003 or later editions, and the International Fire Code-2003 or later editions; or

(2) the International Residential Code® for One- and Two-Family Dwellings-2003 or later editions.