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2013 Wisconsin Act 270 establishes a uniform commercial building code in Wisconsin, while allowing municipalities to grandfather fire detection, prevention, and suppression ordinances that relate to the construction, alteration, or addition to a public building or building that is a place of employment.

Grandfathered Ordinances for Allouez


The following are adopted by reference and made a part hereof, as if fully set forth herein.

A. The International Fire Code ®, 2009 edition and reference codes and standards, published by the International Code Council, , 500 New Jersey Avenue, NW, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20001 is adopted as an alternate to NFPA 1 except as amended by this chapter. Where a specific provision of NFPA 1 2009 is more restrictive than the IFC then the most restrictive will apply.

D. In Case of a conflict between any provisions of this Chapter, The Wisconsin Administrative Code, or the International Fire Code, the code containing the strictest provisions shall apply.


O. Automatic Sprinkler Systems. IFC Section 903.3.7 is added. Multiple fire department connections. Where multiple fire department connections are provided for sprinkler or standpipe systems on the same structure all such systems shall be interconnected in accordance with NFPA 14.
P. Fire Alarm and Detection Systems. Exceptions from IFC Sections 907.2.1, 907.2.2, 907.2.3 (2.), 907.2.4, 907.2.7, 907.4.1 eliminating the need for manual pull stations are deleted.

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