Building and Fire Code Modifications, Exemptions and Waivers

How To

Building Code

Applicants should complete a Request for Modification and submit it, along with supporting documentation if required, to the local building official for the project, who will in turn submit it to the Office of the State Building Inspector for consideration. 

Fire Safety Code

Applicants should complete a Request for Modification and submit it, along with supporting documentation if required, to the fire marshal for the project, who will in turn submit it to the Office of the State Fire Marshal for consideration.

Educational Sprinkler Waiver

The State Fire Marshal and the State Building Inspector may jointly grant variations or exemptions from, or approve equivalent or alternate compliance with, the requirement in subdivision (2) of C.G.S. 29-315 ("Fire Extinguishing System Required For Certain Buildings"), where strict compliance with such requirement would entail practical difficulty or unnecessary hardship or is otherwise adjudged unwarranted.