Fire Prevention Code Appeals Board


  • 4 p.m.
  • Meets annually on the 4th Tuesday of January
  • Fire Department Classroom

    Public Safety Building
    304 Albemarle Drive
    Chesapeake, VA


Members of the Board of Fire Prevention Code Appeals (BFPCA) shall be selected by the local governing body based on their ability to render fair and competent decisions regarding the application of the Statewide Fire Prevention Code (SFPC) and shall, to the extent possible, represent different occupational or professional fields relating to building construction or fire prevention. At least one member should be an experienced builder and one member a licensed professional engineer or architect. Employees or officials of the local governing body shall not serve as members of the BFPCA. 

- From 2012 Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code Section 112.3 (Effective July 14, 2014).