Laws and Codes

  • Last Updated: 06/17/2016
  • Effective Date: 06/08/2016

Policy Statement
There is no formal policy statement for this topic however procedures and other information are provided below.
Reason for policy
The following information is intended to provide contacts for anyone seeking information on fire safety related laws, codes, and regulations.
There are numerous laws codes and regulations concerning fire and life safety. Please contact the UGA Office of Fire Safety if you have questions at 706-542-5801
Additional contacts

National Fire Protection Association (617-770-3000); International Code Council (888-422-7275); and the State Fire Marshal’s Office 404-656-2064 


Responsible University Senior Administrator: Vice President for Finance & Administration

Responsible University Administrator: Associate Vice President for Environmental Safety

          Policy Owner: UGA Office of Fire Safety

          Policy Contact: Russell Dukes

          Phone Number: 706-542-5801