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Fire Protection Systems

The Fire Protection Systems reviews submitted fire protection system plans, including fire sprinkler, fire pump, standpipe, suppression, fire hydrants, alarm, detection, smoke control and access control systems.


Plans Review
Plans Examiners review submitted construction plans and specifications for all new, upgraded, and altered fire protection systems.

New Construction System Specialists conduct inspection, testing, and system commissioning for all new, upgraded, and altered fire protection systems.

FPS Retesting Section System

FPS News & Announcements

  • Fire Protection Systems Code Reference Package - 2006 Code Edition
    The FPS Code Reference Package has been approved for released to the design and development community. This package covers the complete process for FPS plans review and permitting for Fire Alarm & Detection Systems, Water Based Suppression Systems and Suppression and Control Systems.
  • Fire Protection Systems Inspections & Testing Guide - 2006 Code Edition
    Our FPS Inspections & Testing guide is now available online for contractors and developers. This guide covers the complete process in detail from scheduling to conducting all required FPS inspections and tests for new and altered systems as well as required periodic testing and inspection and certification of existing systems.
  • Fire Protection Systems Small Project Walk-Thru Guide
    The FPS small project Walk-Thru policy for tenant Fire Alarm & Detection and tenant Fire Sprinkler plans has been expanded to include Fireline, Hydrant, Commercial Hood Suppression and Access-Control plans.

301 King St., Suite 4200
Alexandria, VA 22314
703.746.4200
Fax: 703.838.3880

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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703.906.9918