A “Fire watch” is utilized during a limited period of time when fire protection and / or fire detection system(s) are impaired within a building or portion of a building. When a fire watch is approved by the Chief Fire Marshal, a building may remain occupied with normal use or use with some restrictions, while fire detection / fire protection impairment repairs are rendered. The alternative to a “Fire Watch” during system impairments is the evacuation of a building until repairs have been made.
Requirements for Tents & Other Membrane Structures
There are requirements for tents and membrane structures having an area in excess (more than) of 200 square feet. and canopies in excess (more than) of 400 square feet. Learn more about the requirements for tents and canopies (PDF).