The Automatic Sprinkler Appeals Board (ASAB), a five member hearing board of the Massachusetts Fire Safety Commission, conducts hearings for persons seeking relief from orders or requirements of the head of the fire department, issued pursuant to the certain provisions of M.G.L. c. 148.

M.G.L. c. 148, s. 26A½ - required the retroactive sprinkler installation in buildings or structures over 70’ feet high and built prior to January 1, 1975. Original law was effective in 1986.

Recent ASAB Decisions on M.G.L. c. 148s. 26A½: