|Geryk, Henry||Chairman / Commissioner Designee|
|Revill, Jennifer||Public Representative|
|Norton, Frank||Boston A/C/Refrigeration Contractor|
|Gallagher, William||Refrigeration Technician|
|Lally, Pauline||User Member|
|Fahey, Leo||Pipefitter Member|
|Viola, John||Fire Protection / Sprinkler Contractor|
|Fortune, Mark||Sprinkler Fitter|
|Torchio, Michael||Mechanical Engineer|
|Dan Dumont||New England Mechanical Contractors Association Member|
|Brian Kelly||Massachusetts Building Trades|
What is the function of the Bureau?
Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law Chapter 146, Section 82, the Bureau shall promulgate rules and regulations for the examining and licensing of fire sprinkler contractors, pipefitters, refrigeration technicians and sprinkler fitters. The Bureau also meets to review license applications and to determine and approve eligibility of applicants.
When does the Bureau meet?
The Bureau holds public meetings on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the DPS Taunton Office, beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Massachusetts General Laws (as related to the Bureau)
M.G.L. c. 146 section 81 - Definitions.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 82 - Pipefittings; examining and licensing rules.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 83 - Examiners; rules; codes.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 84 - Necessity for license.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 85 - License applications; examinations; fees; renewal;
M.G.L. c. 146 section 85A - Apprentice sprinklerfitters.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 86 - Classification and limitation of licenses.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 87 - Pipefitters, inapplicability of provisions.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 88 - Refrigeration technicians, inapplicability of provisions.
M.G.L. c. 146 section 89 - Penalties.
Refrigeration Plumbing (38kb)
Sprinkler Interpretation - 6-4-09 (120kb)
528 CMR 10 - 13 (27kb)
Bureau Advisory Ruling - 9-17-08 (55kb)
Administrative disciplinary hearing policy
DPS/DFS joint memo regarding sprinkler contracting and permits
Bureau's interpretation policy relative to underground fire main and hydrants
(must be installed by licensed sprinkler contractors and sprinklerfitters)