Jersey County, Ill. adopts NFPA 5000
January 13, 2005
Quincy, Mass. - The National Fire Protection Association announced that Jersey County, Ill. has adopted its NFPA 5000, Building Construction and Safety Code.
As of the first of the year, builders will have to satisfy the requirements of the code for new residential construction throughout the county. The code sets forth standards for the design and construction of homes, including integrated building systems for health and safety.
NFPA 5000 is already used in towns and cities in Maine and Texas, as well as the state of California.