Starting Jan. 1, the minimum wage in unincorporated Boulder County is $15.69/hour.

A partir del 1 de enero, el salario mínimo local en la zona no incorporada del condado de Boulder será de $15.69/hora.

Fire Code Review Committee

Fire Code Review Committee

The Fire Code Review Committee reviews resolutions adopting current model fire codes from Boulder County fire protection districts, makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for acceptance of these resolutions, and allows respective fire protection districts to enforce these codes.

Public Meetings and Hearings

Fire Code Review Committee public hearings and meetings are convened in a hybrid format where attendees can join online, on the phone, or attend in-person.

Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) Public Hearing: Docket FCRC-23-0003: Four Mile Fire Protection District and Docket FCRC-23-0004: Lefthand Fire Protection District – Tuesday, January 16, 2024 at 2 p.m.

Optional virtual meeting participation using Zoom Webinar. Registration is required to attend virtually:

Register to attend or speak virtually

Optional call-in information: 1-833-568-8864, Webinar ID: 160 826 0693

Register to speak in-person

Agenda Items:

  1. Docket FCRC-23-0003: Four Mile Fire Protection District
    Request by Four Mile Fire Protection District to adopt the 2021 International Fire Codes and amendments.
  2. Docket FCRC-23-0004: Lefthand Fire Protection District
    Request by Lefthand Fire Protection District to adopt the 2021 International Fire Codes and amendments.

Documents:

Staff Contact: Ron Flax
Opportunities for live virtual public comment will be available. Written comments can be emailed to Ron Flax, Deputy Director of Building, please reference Dockets FCRC-23-0003, FCRC-23-0004.

For technical assistance in joining the hearing, please email hearings@bouldercounty.org.


It is Boulder County policy to make county programs, meetings, activities, and services accessible to individuals with disabilities, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you need special assistance, contact the ADA Coordinator at 303-441-3525 at least 72 hours before the scheduled event.

Past Public Meetings

FCRC Public Hearing: Docket FCRC-23-0004: Lefthand Fire Protection District – December 18, 2023

FCRC Public Hearing: Docket FCRC-23-0003: Four Mile Fire Protection District, Sept. 25, 2023

BOCC Public Hearing: Docket FCRC-23-0001: Lyons Fire Protection District and Docket FCRC-23-0002: Mountain View Fire Protection District – June 22, 2023

Docket FCRC-23-0001: Lyons Fire Protection District
The Lyons Fire Protection District request to adopt the 2021 International Fire Codes and amendments.

Docket FCRC-23-0002: Mountain View Fire Protection District
The Mountain View Fire Protection District request to adopt the 2021 International Fire Codes and amendments.

FCRC Public Hearing: Docket FCRC-23-0001: Lyons Fire Protection District and Docket FCRC-23-0002: Mountain View Fire Protection District, May 23, 2023

BOCC Virtual Public Hearings – Docket FCRC-22-0001 Berthoud Fire Protection District and Docket FCRC-22-0002 Nederland Fire Protection District, October 20, 2022

FCRC Public Hearing: FCRC-21-0001 & FCRC-21-0002, May 24, 2022

The Boulder County Fire Code Review Committee met to discuss two fire code adoption requests: the adoption and amendments of the 2021 International Fire Code by Berthoud Fire Protection District AND the adoption and amendments of the 2018 International Fire Code by Nederland Fire Protection District.

BOCC Public Hearing: FCRC-21-0001 & FCRC-21-0002 – 2018/2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, September 16, 2021

The Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) held a public hearing on September 16, 2021 to review the Mountain View Fire Protection District’s adoption of the 2018 International Fire Codes and amendments and the Lyons Fire Protection District’s adoption of the 2015 International Fire Codes and amendments, approving each District’s adoptions/amendments.

FCRC Public Hearing: FCRC-21-0001 & FCRC-21-0002 – 2018/2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, June 8, 2021

The Fire Code Review Committee held a Public Hearing on June 8, 2021, to review the Mountain View Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC) and the Lyons Fire Protection District Fire Code (2015 IFC). The FCRC voted to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners that the proposed Mountain View and Lyons Fire Protection Districts Fire Codes be accepted for administration by the Districts in those portions of unincorporated Boulder County that lie within the boundaries of the District, with the stipulations as noted in the staff recommendation for Mountain View and the six minor changes proposed by the FCRC for Lyons.

BOCC Public Hearing: FCRC-18-0001 – 2018 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, August 30, 2018

The Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing on August 30, 2018 to review the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC). Resolution 2018-86, approving the application of the 2018 International Fire Code adopted by the Berthoud Fire Protection District to the portions of the Berthoud Fire Protection District that lie in unincorporated Boulder County was adopted August 30, 2018.

FCRC Public Hearing: FCRC-18-0001 – 2018 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, July 11, 2018

Fire Code Review Committee Public Hearing to review the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC). The FCRC voted to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners that the proposed Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code be accepted for administration by the District in those portions of unincorporated Boulder County that lie within the boundaries of the District.

FCRC Public Hearing: FCRC-18-0001 – 2018 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, May 7, 2018

Fire Code Review Committee Public Hearing to review the Berthoud Fire Protection District Fire Code (2018 IFC). The decision was tabled pending review of requested changes.

BOCC Public Hearing: CRC-17-0001 – 2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, March 20, 2018

A public hearing was held before the Boulder County Board of County Commissioners to review and adopt the Boulder Rural Fire Protection District’s adoption and amendments of the 2015 International Fire Code

FCRC Public Hearing: FCRC-17-0001 – 2015 International Fire Code Adoption and Amendments, Nov. 8, 2017

On November 8, 2017, the Fire Code Review Committee held a public hearing on the proposed Boulder Rural Fire Protection District Fire Code. The Fire Code Review Committee approved and recommended to the Board of County Commissioners that the proposed Boulder Rural Fire Protection District’s Code be accepted for administration by the district in those portions of unincorporated Boulder County that lie within the boundaries of the fire protection district, with the stipulations as noted in the staff recommendation.

Membership Information

Board Composition: Five Members
Term: Three years
Coordinator: Ron Flax, Chief Building Official, 720-564-2643

Current Members:

  • Dean Rogers, Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2024)
  • Douglas Saba, Co-Chair (term ends Feb. 28, 2026)
  • Michelle Kelly, Member-At-Large (term ends Feb. 28, 2026)
  • Pat Noyes, Member-At-Large (term ends Feb. 28, 2026)

How to become a Board Member:

View requirements and deadlines for Fire Code Review Committee membership.

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