The Fire Prevention Appeals Board was created by statute (M.G.L. Chapter 22D, s. 5) and is made up of the members of the Board of Fire Prevention Regulations. Appeal hearings are conducted by a three-member panel selected by the Appeals Board Chairman. The Appeals Board has jurisdiction to accept appeals filed by those aggrieved by decisions, determinations and orders issued by, “any state or local official charged with the enforcement of the state fire code, relative to fire protection requirements for buildings and structures…”
Understanding the Fire Prevention Regulations Appeals Board
The BFPR Appeals Board guidance document explains the basic procedures and jurisdictional matters before the newly created Fire Prevention Regulations Appeals Board.