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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 13TEXAS COMMISSION ON FIRE PROTECTION
CHAPTER 429MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR FIRE INSPECTOR CERTIFICATION
RULE §429.201Minimum Standards for Fire Inspector Personnel

(a) Fire protection personnel of a governmental entity who are appointed to fire code enforcement duties must be certified, as a minimum, as a basic fire inspector as specified in §429.203 of this title (relating to Minimum Standards for Basic Fire Inspector Certification) within one year of initial appointment to such position.

(b) Prior to being appointed to fire code enforcement duties, all personnel must complete a Commission-approved basic fire inspection training program and successfully pass the Commission examination pertaining to that curriculum.

(c) Individuals holding any level of fire inspector certification shall be required to comply with the continuing education requirements in §441.13 of this title (relating to Continuing Education for Fire Inspection Personnel).

(d) Code enforcement is defined as the enforcement of laws, codes, and ordinances of the authority having jurisdiction pertaining to fire prevention.


Source Note: The provisions of this §429.201 adopted to be effective August 5, 2004, 29 TexReg 7453; amended to be effective November 28, 2007, 32 TexReg 8529; amended to be effective February 21, 2012, 36 TexReg 911

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