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Boards & Commissions

Board of Fire Control (BFC)

Established in 1947, the Board of Fire Control was developed to provide technical expertise and advice to the State Fire Marshal.

  • Next Meeting: Public Hearing on Wednesday, July 15th, time TBA
    : Virtual WebEx (agenda to be posted with login information)

    Reference documents for upcoming public hearing (Fire Code Amendment Proposals/Petitions)
  • RE-20-01-15 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol(2015 NFPA 1, section 2.2)
  • RE-20-02-15 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol(2015 NFPA 54, section 7.13.3)
  • RE-20-03-15 Adobe Acrobat Reader Symbol(NFPA 1, 2015 edition and NFPA 31, 2011 edition)

  • Agenda

  • Meeting Minutes
  • Fire Code Amendment Exhibits

Mechanical Safety and Licensing Board

Established in 2013 under Senate Bill 189-FN combining Mechanical Safety, Plumbing Safety, Voluntary Certification of Water Treatment Technicians and Heating Equipment Installers/Service Personnel.

Joint Committee on Code Enforcement

This committee is comprised of members of other representative boards and/or committees involved in enforcing various codes and rules. The committee was established by the legislature in 1999. The chair of the NH Board of Fire Control serves as the committee's chair person.

NH Fire Standards and Training Commission

The NH Division of Fire Standards and Training and Emergency Medical Services is the primary agency that is affiliated with the NH Fire Standards and Training Commission. The Division of Fire Safety holds a seat on the commission and is actively involved in the development of fire prevention and fire investigation curricula.

NH Swiftwater Rescue Working Group

The NH State Fire Marshal's Office in concert with the NH Fish & Game Department have been working with the NH Swiftwater Rescue Working group to assess and improve the swiftwater rescue capabilities in the state.

Tramway Safety Board

This board was established in 1957 and is responsible for registering and inspecting passenger tramways and investigating accidents and complaints.

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