DI D Y OU K N O W ? Regular Fire Sprinkler Testing is Required by the International Fire Code Chapter 9, Fire Protection Systems of the 2015 International Fire Code requires water based ﬁ re protection systems to be inspected, tested and maintained at regular intervals in accordance with NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. Regular testing is also required through the Illinois Ofﬁ ce of the State Fire Marshal’s adoption of NFPA 101: Life Safety Code, Section 9.75 (2000 edition). All automatic ﬁ re sprinkler systems, standpipe systems and ﬁ re pumps must be inspected and mantained in accordance with NFPA 25. Illinois state law, 225ILCS 317/15 (h), requires a copy of all ﬁ re sprinkler system inspection reports to be submitted to local ﬁ re ofﬁ cials having jurisdiction. Also, all inspectors are required to be NICET II certiﬁ ed or trained through an approved apprentice program. Are you checking these items before work begins? Stop any job violating this state law and/or call the state ﬁ re marshal. Battalion Chief Joris Lillge, Grayslake Fire Protection District For more information: Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board FireSprinklerAssoc.org 708-403-4468 ©2016, Northern Illinois Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board. All rights reserved. A not-for-proﬁ t organization.