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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 Oshkosh

(A) The following rules and regulations together with any future additions, deletions or supplements thereto, are herewith incorporated as part of this Chapter and shall be enforced with the same force and effect as though set forth in full herein. Providing, however, that where such rules and regulations are less stringent than other provisions found in this Code, the provisions of this Code shall apply.


(a) International Fire Code (IFC) 2009 Chapter 1, but excluding Section 108 and 109.3 and City of Oshkosh including only those Sections of 105.6 and 105.7 as enumerated below:

Required Operational Permits

105.6.2 Amusement buildings

105.6.4 Carnivals and fairs

105.6.13 Exhibits and trade shows

105.6.15 Fire hydrants and valves

105.6.30 Open burning

105.6.35 Private fire hydrants

105.6.36 Pyrotechnic special effects material

105.6.43 Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies

Required Construction Permits

105.7.1 Automatic fire-extinguishing systems

105.7.5 Fire alarm and detection systems and related equipment

105.7.6 Fire pumps and related equipment

105.7.11 Private fire hydrants

105.7.13 Standpipe systems

105.7.14 Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies

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