Department of Fire Services (DFS) Proposed Amendments to Regulations

The following is a list of notices, by date of publication, for proposed DFS agency regulations.

All persons interested in submitting comments on the proposed regulations may do so in writing by the date indicated in the notice. Refer to the full notice for the mailing address for submitting comments. The Department of Fire Services is not required to respond to comments; however, all comments received by the date indicated in the notice will be reviewed and considered.

The date published is the date the notice appeared in the newspaper and marks the beginning of the 21-day public-comment period, pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, s. 3.

Regulations

Board of Fire Prevention Regulations

527 CMR 1.00: Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code: Update/Revision to adopt NFPA-1 (2015 Edition)

Regulations recently amended. Amended regulations took effect on October 18, 2019. You can find the amended regulations here.

Board of Boiler Rules

Regulations recently amended. Amended regulations took effect on October 18, 2019. 

Massachusetts Electrical Code

Regulations currently being amended. Public hearing on proposed regulations scheduled for December 5, 2019. Proposed amendments can be found here.

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