Who needs to be present at the final inspection?

All trades supervisors need to be present to allow for questions or concerns from the inspector. If there is a sprinkler and alarm final, the Responsible Managing Employee must be present at the final to conduct the correct state paperwork at the finalization of the project.

Responsible for Managing Employee-Dwelling (RME-D)

An RME-D licensee is permitted to plan, install, maintain, service, and certify all parts of a one- or two-family dwelling fire sprinkler system. (This licensee must pass the NICET Water-Based, formerly Automatic Sprinkler, Systems Layout Level II test, and the Sprinkler Statute and Rules TFM08 test.)

Responsible for Managing Employee-Underground (RME-U)

An RME-U licensee is permitted to install, maintain, service, and certify all underground water supply piping for any sprinkler system. Planning must be done by another type of qualified firm. (This licensee must pass the Sprinkler Underground TFM10 test and the Sprinkler Statute and RulesTFM08 test.)

Responsible for Managing Employee-General Inspector (RME-I)

An RME-I licensee is permitted to perform the inspection, test, and maintenance (ITM) service for a fire sprinkler system. (This licensee must pass the NICET Sprinkler Inspection and Test Level II test and the Sprinkler Statute and Rules TFM08 test.)

Responsible for Managing Employee-General (RME-G)

An RME-G is permitted to conduct the planning, sales, installation, maintenance, or servicing of any fire protection sprinkler system or any part of such a system.

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1. Which version of the Fire Code is Williamson County under currently and when was it adopted?
2. What types of structures are governed by the Williamson County Fire Code?
3. How do I schedule an inspection?
4. Will the Fire Marshal’s Office inspect a building on request?
5. How do I report a non-compliant fire system?
6. How do I report a fire code violation?
7. What are the inspection standards for the unincorporated area of Williamson County?
8. I need an inspection of a Day Care facility, what do I need?
9. I need an inspection for my Foster Home (1 to 6 children), what do I need to do?
10. I need an inspection for a foster group home (7 to 12 children), what do I need?
11. I need a fire inspection for a Hospital or Nursing Home, what do I need to do?
12. What type of signage is required for each building?
13. How do I schedule a final inspection?
14. Who needs to be present at the final inspection?
15. What does the Fire Marshal look for during an inspection?
16. Can I apply for a final inspection if I am not ready?
17. Can I have an inspection expedited?
18. Do I need a new inspection if I am a new owner in an existing building or I have had a name change?
19. Is a fire alarm or fire suppression company required to have plans reviewed and permitted?
20. Can I conduct business or open prior to an inspection from the Fire Marshal’s office?
21. Does the Fire Marshal’s Office conduct inspection outside the normal 8 am to 5 pm business hours?
22. What codes and standards are currently adopted?
23. What are the fees for fire alarm plan review?
24. What is required for fire alarm plan submittal?
25. Is our fire alarm system required to be monitored?
26. What are the fire sprinkler requirements for a nightclub or an assembly occupancy?
27. When should a fire alarm system be brought up to the current standard and building codes?
28. Is it necessary for us to bring the fire alarm system up to current code if we are just replacing the fire alarm control panel?
29. Can we use magnets to test smoke detectors?
30. How do I obtain records related to a fire in unincorporated Williamson County?
31. How do I obtain a copy of my Certificate of Compliance?
32. Is there a time frame for scheduling an inspection?
33. How do I obtain a copy of a fire report or copy of inspection paperwork?
34. If I fill out request, how long does it take to receive paperwork from an open records request?
35. How do I find out how to become an Investigator and Fire Inspector?
36. Does my child need the Youth Firesetter and Intervention Program?
37. How do I find out who the investigator of an arson case is?
38. If there are citizens or vendors selling fireworks that are violating the regulations, who should we contact?
39. Can there be a ban on fireworks for the county?
40. How do I dispose of used and left-over fireworks?
41. I do not know if my house falls in the unincorporated area, how do I find out if I can shoot off fireworks?
42. Can a Homeowners Association (HOA) restrict the use of fireworks in the unincorporated areas?
43. Is it illegal to shoot off fireworks in Williamson County?