Laws and Codes
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 https://esd.uga.edu/fire-safety
National Fire Protection Association (617-770-3000) www.nfpa.org; International Code
Council (888-422-7275) www.iccsafe.org; 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