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-2015 Vermont Fire and Building Safety Code

City of Barre Code Of Ordinances

Vermont Rental Housing Health Code


Are you looking for a copy of the Vermont Dept. of Public Safety's Code Information Sheets?  Because of the adoption of the 2015 Fire and Building Safety Code, many of the Code Information Sheets are out of date and currently under review and correction.  We will soon post their newest versions once they are available.  If you have any questions, please contact your local Vermont Division of Fire Safety Office at (802) 479-4434.

Safety Considerations for Short-Term Rental Operators  (updated August 2018)

Carbon Monoxide Installation Guidelines  (updated April 2017)

Smoke Alarm Installation Guidelines  (updated April 2017)

Requirements for Stairs  (updated April 2017)

Requirements for Secondary Egress Windows

Requirements for Handrails and Guardrails  (updated April 2017)


Visit the web site of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to view the NFPA codes and standards referenced in our state's statutes and/or regulations.