Fire Safety Codes

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The City of Smyrna follows the state minimum fire safety standards adopted in the rules and regulations promulgated pursuant to O.C.G.A. title 25, ch.2 (O.C.G.A. § 25-2-1 et seq.) including all subsequent revisions thereof including accessibility. If there are conflicts between the enforced standards, codes, and ordinances, the most restrictive shall have precedence.

Checklists can be found in the current editions of the applicable codes. Should you need further assistance contact us at 678 631-5372 or

Current codes enforced by the Fire Marshal's Office include:

  • International Code Council (ICC)
    • International Fire Code (IFC)
    • International Building Code (IBC)            
    • International Property Maintenance Code (IPMC)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
    • NFPA 101, Life Safety Code
    • All other current applicable NFPA Codes
  • For Accessibility: Title 30, 120-3-20 and the DOJ 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design 
  • Smyrna City Code, Chapter 50, Fire Prevention and Protection

For additional information see Smyrna City Ordinances, Chapter 50: FIRE PREVENTION AND PROTECTION.