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CNU Report: Street Design, The International Fire Code, 2012 and Beyond

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  In  recent  years,  new  urbanists and  firefighters  have  discovered both  common  interests  and  shared challenges  in neighborhood  street design. The  ... read more »

Fire Code amendment: No traffic calming measures without fire marshal's OK

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On Oct. 26, 2009, the International Fire Code Committee unanimously approved a proposed fire code amendment that would prohibit traffic calming devices "unless approved by the fire code official." Download the proposed amendment and reason statement here. ... read more »

CNU's proposed International Fire Code amendments

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The Emergency Response & Street Design Initiative team developed a proposed amendment to Section 503 of the International Fire Code and a proposed new appendix to the code, and submitted them to the International Code Council on June 1, 2009. This is part ... read more »