Fire Safety Code, Rhode Island




Scheduled Hearings

January 6

February 3

March 3

January 13

February 10

March 10

January 27

February 17

March 17


February 24

March 24


April 7

May 5

June 2

April 14

May 12

June 9

April 21

May 19

June 16

April 28 May 26 June 23
    June 30

July 14

August 4

September 1

July 21

August 18

September 15

July 28

August 25

September 22
    September 29

October 6

November 3

December 1

October 20

November 17

December 8

October 27

December 15


The above dates are tentative.  Please call Desiree Campanini at 462-0940 to confirm. Meetings begin at 1:00 pm unless otherwise noted and are held at the Fire Board headquarters, located at 2 Regan Court in Mathias Building #56, in Cranston, RI.


Posted: November 27, 2015:

Notice is hereby given that the Rhode Island Fire Safety Code Board of Appeal & Review will meet at its headquarters located at 2 Regan Court, Mathias Building #56, in Cranston, RI on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 1:00 P.M.  At this time, all persons interested will be heard for or against the granting of applications for relief from strict compliance with the State Fire Code.


Minutes of the November 3, 2015 meeting.

APPEAL #150099:  Janice M. Mathews, for the property at 950 North Quidnessett Road, North Kingstown, requesting relief from the provisions of NFPA 25 section

APPEAL #150110:  Timothy Wensus, for the property located at 55 Purgatory Road, Middletown, requesting relief from the provisions of the RI Fire Code.

APPEAL #150114:  Sandra Colafrancesco, for the property located at 69 West Street, West Warwick, requesting relief from the provisions of section and requesting time to comply with RI Fire Code.

APPEAL #150119: Jean DiMeo, for the property located at 192-198 Newport Avenue, East Providence, requesting relief from the provisions of section 39.3.1.

Discussion and possible vote on request for a Formal Interpretation by the State Fire Marshal’s Office regarding former (FI#05-35) concerning  Chapter 10 .15 (Combustible Vegetation) the use of freshly cut Christmas trees along with the appropriate safeguards in certain occupancies, such as places of assembly.


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