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The Chesapeake Fire Prevention office enforces the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code and local ordinances.
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC)
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If Code of Ordinances link does not work, please try the link below and choose from the left menu bar Online Library → Virginia in the USA map → Chesapeake Code of Ordinances.
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Public Facilities Manual (PFM)
FIRE PROTECTION SECTION
PFM – Volume 1, Chapter 13 Fire Protection
The Fire Department's role in the development plan review process is to ensure that the effects of an emergency situation can be prevented and/or minimized through proper application of code requirements, both before and after construction, to ensure life safety and property protection. This document provides a brief outline of the areas that the Fire Prevention Division is concerned with in this process.