2018 Wildland Urban Interface Code (Home Hardening)
Effective November 24, 2013, Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District adopted the International Wildland-Urban Interface Code (IWUI), Class 1, Ignition Resistant Building Standards. Specification sheets must be provided for exterior building materials during Level 1 and/or Level 2 review. Materials must meet Class 1, Ignition Resistant Construction as specified in section 504 of the 2018 IWUI Code or meet California Office of State Fire Marshal Building Material listing for Wildland Urban Interface, click here.
WUI Code Amendments
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Landscape (defensible Space) TRPA and Fire Department Requirements
Plan review Level I shall meet IWUI chapter 6 requirements. Plan submittal should include a site plan showing the location of trees and brush, access roads/driveways, fire hydrants or fire flow, and elevations.
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