2013 Wisconsin Act 270 establishes a uniform commercial building code in Wisconsin, while allowing municipalities to grandfather fire detection, prevention, and suppression ordinances that relate to the construction, alteration, or addition to a public building or building that is a place of employment.

Grandfathered Ordinances for Plover

§ 286-5. Commercial/Industrial Buildings.

A. The Fire Chief shall utilize the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1141 standard to assist in establishing the minimum water supply necessary for structural fire-fighting purposes in those areas where it has been determined that there is no water or inadequate water for firefighting.

B. Fire Alarm Installation. In each new Commercial multi-tenant building, the building owner shall provide each individual tenant space smoke (fire) detection notification to an approved location. The system shall be installed per NFPA 72. In addition, notification shall be given to all tenant spcea within the multi-tenant building upon activation. The system shall include smoke detector(s), horn strobes and manual pull station at each entrance. The system shall be approved by the Fire Chief and/or their designee prior to installation. 286-5. Commercial/Industrial Buildings.

A. The Fire Chief shall utilize the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1141 standard to assist in establishing the minimum water supply necessary for structural fire-fighting purposes in those areas where it has been determined that there is no water or inadequate water for firefighting.

B. Fire Alarm Installation. In each new Commercial multi-tenant building, the building owner shall provide each individual tenant space smoke (fire) detection notification to an approved location. The system shall be installed per NFPA 72. In addition, notification shall be given to all tenant spcea within the multi-tenant building upon activation. The system shall include smoke detector(s), horn strobes and manual pull station at each entrance. The system shall be approved by the Fire Chief and/or their designee prior to installation.