Fire Code Advisory Board

What is it?

The Fire Code Advisory Board (FCAB) was created by the 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 Seattle 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?

Current members are designated by SMC 3.16 Subchapter V to represent 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 and Labs 
King County Labor Council  Services Industry 
Major Institutions  General Public (2 positions)