Current Codes and Amendments
- 2021 Edition – International Fire Code
- 2018 Edition – NFPA 101
- 2018 Edition – NFPA 1
- 2019 Edition – NFPA 13, 13D, 13R
- 2019 Edition – NFPA 72
- City of Live Oak Amendments
Fire watch is a temporary measure intended to ensure continuous and systematic surveillance of a building or portions thereof by one or more qualified individuals for the purpose of identifying and controlling fire hazards, detecting early signs of unwanted fire, arising an alarm of fire, and notifying the fire department. Qualified individuals are defined as State Certified Fire Inspectors assigned to the Fire Prevention Division of the City of Live Oak, or, if approved by the Fire Marshal, Texas Certified Firefighters, Peace Officers, individuals employed by a private security firm, or other designated individual whose sole duty when assigned a fire watch is to perform constant patrols of the premise and keep watch for signs of unwanted fire. A written attendance log mush be maintained, and personnel must have at least one approved means of notifying the fire department of fire or emergencies.