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File #: O21-4741    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Report Status: Passed
File created: 9/27/2021 In control: Township Council
On agenda: 10/4/2021 Final action: 10/4/2021
Title: Fire Safety Plan Framework Report 21-108 File PS 7130-01
Attachments: 1. E.2 ps Fire Safety Plan Framework.pdf


Fire Safety Plan Framework

Report 21-108

File PS 7130-01

Recommended Action

That Council receive the Fire Safety Plan Framework report;


That Council direct staff to implement the following steps to reduce the likelihood of significant structural and property damage to adjacent buildings as well as the environment arising from construction-related fire incidents within vulnerable timber-framed apartments, multi-family townhouses, and mixed-use complexes within the Township:


                     Where required update/amend the Township’s “Construction Fire Safety Plan” process to align with the National Fire Protection Association’s 2022 NFPA - 241 standard.

                     Expand the current Fire Department “Company Inspection Program” to include inspections by suppression staff during the construction phase of all multi residential structures.

                     Enhance enforcement procedures/processes;


That Council pre-approve an additional Fire Prevention Officer as part of the 2022 Financial Plan for the Fire Department; and


That Council direct staff to develop and provide a proactive
“Hot Work” educational awareness program for local industry/stakeholders.