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Fire Code 2013

Foreword ( *, 61 KB )

 

Acknowledgements ( *, 26 KB )

 

Chapter 1 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 45 KB )

 

Chapter 1 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 1.5 MB )

General
  
1.1.1Buildings Designated For Conservation
1.1.2Rapid Transit System
1.1.3Fire Safety Requirements in Temporary Buildings on Construction Sites
1.1.4Fire Safety Requirements For Chemical/Hazmat Warehouses
1.1.5Fire Safety Requirements For Buildings Under Construction
1.1.6Fire Safety Requirements For General Warehouses
1.1.7Fire Safety Requirements For Fully Automated Mechanised Car Park (FAMCP)
1.1.8Notes On The Use Of Intumescent Paints For Protection To Structural Steel Members Of Buildings
1.1.9Structural Loading of Fire Engine on Accessway
1.1.10Additional Fire Safety Requirements For Super High-rise Residential Building
1.1.11Water Supply Requirements For Wet Riser System
1.1.12Fire Safety Requirements For Petroleum Service Station
1.1.13Reduced Water Storage Requirements For Sprinkler Systems in Buildings (for Ordinary Hazard Groups)
1.1.14Fire Safety Requirements For High Containment Facility (BIO – Safety Level  3/4)
1.1.15Fire Safety Requirements For Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinder Installations
1.1.16Fire Safety Requirements For Laboratories Handling Hazardous Chemicals
1.1.17Water Supply Requirements For Sprinkler and Wet Riser Systems in High-rise Buildings
1.1.18Certification of Regulated Fire Safety Products/Materials
1.1.19Fire Safety Requirements For Temporary Worker’ Quarters in Uncompleted Permanent Buildings on Construction Sites
1.1.20Fire Safety Requirements For Ductless Jet Fans Systems in Car Parks
1.1.21Fire Safety Requirements For Determination of Design Fires For Industrial Premises
1.1.22Fire Safety Requirements For Lift Rescue
1.1.23Fire Safety Requirements For Persons With Disabilities
1.1.24Fire Safety Requirements on Using Lifts For Evacuation of Building Occupants During Emergency
1.1.25Review on Use of Hydrocarbon Refrigerant in Singapore
1.1.26Fire Safety Requirements For Mega Underground Developments
1.1.27Provision of Exit and Directional Signs in Buildings
1.2Definitions

 

 

Chapter 2 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 56 KB )

 

Chapter 2 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 1 MB )

Means of Escape
  
2.1General
2.2Determination of Exit Requirements
2.3Means of Escape Requirements ‑ General
2.4Residential Occupancy
2.5Health Care Occupancy
2.6Office/Shop/Factory/Warehouse Occupancy
2.7Hotels
2.8Assembly Occupancy
2.9Workers’ Dormitories
2.10Exit Lighting and Directional Sign

 

 

Chapter 3 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 55 KB )

 

Chapter 3 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 1.5 MB )

Structural Precautions
  
3.1General
3.2Provision of Compartment Walls and Compartment Floors
3.3Fire Resistance of Elements of Structure
3.4Tests of Fire Resistance
3.5External Wall
3.6Separating Walls
3.7Compartment Walls and Compartment Floors
3.8Protected Shafts
3.9Protection of Openings
3.10Exit Staircases
3.11Concealed Spaces
3.12Fire Stopping
3.13Restriction of Spread of Flame over Surfaces of Walls and Ceilings
3.14Roofs
3.15Materials for Construction

 

 

Chapter 4 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 52 KB )

 

Chapter 4 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 706 KB )

Site Planning & External Fire Fighting Provision
  
4.1General
4.2Provision for External Access to Buildings for Fire  Fighting and Accessibility of Site to Fire Fighting Appliances
4.3Access to Buildings with Rising Mains
4.4Private Fire Hydrant

 

 

Chapter 5 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 47 KB )

 

Chapter 5 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 255 KB )

Electrical Power Supplies
  
5.1Installation
5.2Primary and Secondary Supplies

 

 

Chapter 6 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 56 KB )

 

Chapter 6 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 707 KB )

Fire Fighting Systems
  
6.1Portable Extinguishers
6.2Rising Main and Hose Reel Systems
6.3Electrical Fire Alarm System
6.4Sprinkler Installation
6.5Fixed Automatic Fire Extinguishing Systems
6.6Lifts

 

 

Chapter 7 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 55 KB )

 

Chapter 7 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 385 KB )

Mechanical Ventilation and Smoke Control Systems
  
7.1Air‑conditioning and Mechanical Ventilation Systems
7.2Pressurisation for Exit Staircases
7.3Pressurisation of Internal Corridors in Hotels
7.4Basement Smoke Control System
7.5Smoke Control System
7.6Engineered Smoke Control System
7.7Auditorium (Cinemas, Theatres etc) Smoke Control System

 

 

Chapter 8 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 55 KB )

 

Chapter 8 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 290 KB )

Other Systems
  
8.1Exit Lighting and Exit Sign
8.2Voice Communication System and Fire Command Centre

 

 

Chapter 9 (Performance-Based Provisions) ( *, 45 KB )

 

Chapter 9 (Prescriptive Provisions) ( *, 282 KB )

Fire Safety Report
  
9.1Purpose
9.2Submission of Outline Report on Fire Protection & Life Safety Features
9.3Contents Of The Report
9.4Brief Explanatory Notes for Outline Report on Fire Protection and Life Safety Features

Appendices

Appendix 1 ( *, 533 KB )

Buildings Designated For Conservation

 
Appendix 2 ( *, )

Fire Safety Requirements For Chemical/Hazmat Warehouses

 
Appendix 3 ( *, 328 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Buildings Under Construction

 
Appendix 4 ( *, 386 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For General Warehouses

 
Appendix 5 ( *, 1 MB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Fully Automated Mechanised Car Park (FAMCP)

 
Appendix 6 ( *, 129 KB )

Notes On The Use Of Intumescent Paints For Protection To Structural Steel Members Of Buildings

 
Appendix 7 ( *, 274 KB )

Structural Loading of Fire Engine on Accessway

 
Appendix 8 ( *, 143 KB )

Additional Fire Safety Requirements For Super High-rise Residential Building

 
Appendix 9 ( *, 119 KB )

Water Supply Requirements For Wet Riser System

 
Appendix 10 ( *, 616 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Petroleum Service Station

 
Appendix 11 ( *, 167 KB )

Reduced Water Storage Requirements For Sprinkler Systems in Buildings (for Ordinary Hazard Groups)

 
Appendix 12 ( *, 167 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For High Containment Facility (BIO – Safety Level  3/4)

 
Appendix 13 ( *, 923 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinder Installations

 
Appendix 14 ( *, 157 KB )

Water Supply Requirements For Sprinkler and Wet Riser Systems in High-rise Buildings

 
Appendix 15

Certification of Regulated Fire Safety Products/Materials

 
Appendix 16 ( *, 507 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Temporary Worker’ Quarters in Uncompleted Permanent Buildings on Construction Sites

 
Appendix 17 ( *, 594 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Ductless Jet Fans Systems in Car Parks

 
Appendix 18 ( *, 489 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Determination of Design Fires For Industrial Premises

 
Appendix 19 ( *, 699 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Lift Rescue

 
Appendix 20 ( *, 771 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Persons With Disabilities

 
Appendix 21 ( *, 293 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements on Using Lifts For Evacuation of Building Occupants During Emergency

 
Appendix 22 ( *, 154 KB )

Review on Use of Hydrocarbon Refrigerant in Singapore

 
Appendix 23 ( *, 593 KB )

Fire Safety Requirements For Mega Underground Developments

 
Appendix 24 ( *, 372 KB )

Provision of Exit and Directional Signs in Buildings

 

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Last updated on 3rd Jul 2015