The University Fire Marshal’s Office reviews all plans for renovation and new construction of buildings on campus to ensure compliance with all North Carolina codes and University Guidelines. This process ensures all buildings meet the need of the owner and are consistent with codes and industry standards. The review process is detailed and well documented prior to arrival at the State Construction Office where the final review and approval is obtained.
Fire Alarm Guidelines
All fire alarm system acceptance and testing is witnessed by the University Fire Marshal’s Office and follows NFPA 72 standards. Fire alarms are tested monthly, quarterly and annually. The monthly, quarterly and annual fire alarm testing is conducted by the Facilities Operation’s Electronics Shop. The University Fire Marshal witnesses the annual fire alarm testing.
Sprinkler System Guidelines
Sprinkler systems installed and used at NC State met the State of North Carolina construction guidelines. These systems are maintained jointly by the Fire Marshal’s Office and Facilities Operations, referencing information in the State Construction Guidelines.