Codes & Standards

Commonly Referenced Codes

We do not review plans for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Texas Accessibility Standards. We do, however, review plans in accordance with locally adopted codes. The McKinney Fire Department has adopted the 2015 International Fire Code (IFC).


Section 102.7.3 of the 2015 IFC adopts the most currently published editions of the following NFPA standards.

  • NFPA 13, 2016 Edition
  • NFPA 13R, 2016 Edition
  • NFPA 13D, 2016 Edition
  • NFPA 14, 2016 Edition
  • NFPA 24, 2016 Edition
  • NFPA 25, 2017 Edition
  • NFPA 30, 2015 Edition
  • NFPA 72, 2016 Edition


 If you wish to use a specific edition of an NFPA standard for your project, please contact the Fire Marshal's Office to discuss your rationale to use the another edition and the provisions you want to take advantage of.


2015 International Fire Code Adoption

The McKinney Fire Department has adopted the 2015 International Fire Code. Effective January 8th, all plan submittals will be required to meet the requirements of the 2015 IFC. Ordinance Number 2018-01-002, which adopted the 2015 IFC, is available upon request in our office, online as a PDF or on the Municode website.


All of our guidelines and handbooks are available online. If you have a question or are unable to locate the document(s) you are looking for, please send a request via email to our Fire Marshal's Office or contact us at 972-547-2850.