WUI Building Materials

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 chapter 5 of the 2018 IWUI code book.


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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