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Fire Code Development Process

What is it?
The Fire Code Advisory Board (FCAB) was created by the Seattle City Council over five decades ago to give the public and local business, industry and technical trades a clear voice in the fire code process. Board members advise the City on updates and revisions to the code and have played a crucial role in shaping the City's Fire Code. The 15 board members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council and serve a renewable term of three years. 

Who are the members?
The Fire Code Advisory Board's current members are designated by SMC 3.16 Subchapter V to represent the following areas of interest:

Architects Marine
Building Owners and Managers Association Manufacturing and Warehousing
Chemical Engineers Mechanical Engineers
Fire Protection Industry Port of Seattle
Insurance Research/Labs
King County Labor Council

Services Industry

Major Institutions General Public
(2 representatives)

Meetings
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Time:  12 noon to 1:30 p.m.
Location:  SFD Station 14, Conference Room, 3224 4th Ave S Seattle, WA 98134
Meeting Agenda

Resources
Current Members
FCAB Bylaws
Client Assistance Memo #5972 - Requesting a Review by the Fire Code Appeals Board
Ethics Code Highlights for Members of Advisory Committees
Ethics Code FAQ for Members of Advisory Boards and Commissions

Current Openings
We are seeking one board member for the Seattle Fire Code Advisory Board to represent the services industry (including nightclubs, entertainment and retail). If you are interested in applying for this rewarding professional role, please complete the application form and send it along with your resume and an optional cover letter indicating why you would like to join the Board to Karen Grove in the Seattle Fire Marshal's Office. 

Email:          Karen.Grove@seattle.gov
Address:      Karen Grove
                   Seattle Fire Department Fire Prevention Division
                   220 Third Avenue South
                   Seattle, WA 98104

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Last Modified:   November 22, 2016

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