Third Party Inspections
The Charlottesville Fire Prevention and Protection Code requires that Life Safety Systems and Fire Protection Systems shall be inspected, tested, and maintained at regular intervals defined by their respective regulating Codes. This is the prescribed form and format to file records of inspections, tests, or maintenance with the Fire Marshal's Office.
Sec. 12-32 – Local Regulations.
(iii) Every individual and company performing testing, inspection, repair or maintenance of any fire protection or life safety systems within the city shall be qualified (certified) and licensed, registered or otherwise authorized to perform such work or services within the Commonwealth of Virginia, and in accordance with applicable SFPC standards. The city’s fire official may reject any records or reports if the person or company providing the reports does not also provide the city with documentation of their current certification(s) and qualification(s) to perform such work or services.
Types of Inspections done by the CFD Fire Marshal’s Office
|Daycares||Group Homes||Adult Care|
|Nursing Homes||Hotels, Inns, and B&B||Restaurants|
|City-owned Buildings||High-hazard Buildings||Assembly/Event Spaces|
|Schools||Holiday Inspections (mercantile)||Hospitals|
|Breweries/Distilleries||Large Multi-family Residential||Multi-use Commercial Buildings|