The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) updated its administrative rules, which, in part, updates the adopted life safety code from the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2000 Edition) to the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2015 Edition). These changes became effective on January 1, 2020. The text of these rules, fact sheets, links to training opportunities, and other information are available at the links below.
Notice for Municipalities
Municipality Notice Regarding Applicability of Life Safety Code
OSFM is offering free training workshops to local AHJs to learn about the changes from the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2000) Edition) to the NFPA 101, Life Safety Code (2015 Edition).
Watch this page for future workshop announcements.
For more information you may contact the Division of Fire Prevention.
Adopted Fire Prevention and Safety Rule Amendments
41 Ill. Adm code, Part 100 Fire Prevention and Safety
Part 100 Fact Sheets
What is the Life Safety Code? And Why is the OSFM updating the Life Safety Code?
Where Does the Life Safety Code Apply?
Day Care Facilities
Day Care Facilities-Home Guide
Day Care Facilities-Center Guide
Residential Board and Care Facilities-Small Facility Guide
Residential Board and Care Facilities
Residential Board and Care Facilities Addendum
Security Door Locking
How Do I Access NFPA Publications?
Online Access to the NFPA Life Safety Code