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Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for varies categories Above 15 m in height
Group A - Residential Building
Sl.No Type of Fire Protection
Required

A3- Dormitories, A4- Apartments Houses

A5- Hotels

Fire Safety (Active


Measures)

15 Mts not exceeding


35 Mts

35 Mts not
exceeding 45 Mts

45 Mts not
exceeding 60 Mts

Above 60 Mts

15 Mts not
exceeding 30
Mts

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per
floor Depending
upon the Area
and
Travel
Distance

5,000 litres (5,000 10,000 litres capacity


litres if basement)

25,000 litres capacity

20,000
capacity

litres

75,000
capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity 1,50,000


capacity

litres

a
1

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level
Head Tank

Under
Tank

Terrace Fire Pump

Fire Pump near Under Not Required


Group Water Tank

Hose Reel Assembly

Ground

Over 25,000 litres capacity


Water Not Required
900 LPM
level Tank

at

litres 75,000 litres capacity

Terrace Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

1 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of
capacity 1620 LPM
& Jockey Pump 180
LPM

1 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180 LPM

1 electric pump &


1 Diesel pump of
capacity
2280LPM
&
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Not Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Not Required

Not Required

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Required


Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Not Required


Alarm System

Not Required

Not Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic
System

Required

Required

Sprinkler Required if area of Required if area of Required


basement exceeds 200 basement exceeds
Sq.mts
200 Sq.mts

b
Life Safety (passive measure)

14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and As per DCR and Local As per DCR and Local As per DCR and
Local Body Rules
Body Rules
Body Rules
Local Body Rules

15
16
17
18

Parking Facility
Assembly Point
Compartmentation

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts
30 s
Required
Required if
basement

Means of
19
20

Staircases
Ramp

Escape
Exit with
Travel Distance , etc

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required if basement

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required if basement

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required if
basement

21

Refuge Area

22
23

Required at 24th
Mts level

Required at 24th Mts


level & every 15th
Mtrs level

Required at 24th Mts


Required at 24th
level & every 15th Mtrs Mts level & every
level
15th Mtrs level

Exit Signages
Required
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each floor Required
level

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

Required

27
28

Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

29
30
31

Training
Required
House Keeping
Required
Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing and Exit Required
Route

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Required

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services


Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for varies categories Above 15 m in height
Group C - Institutional Building
Type of Fire Protection
Required

C2 - Custodial Institutions
C1- Hospitals, Sanatoria and Nursing
Home

Sl.No

C1- Hospitals, Sanatoria and Nursing


Home
Fire Safety (Active
Measures)
Sl.No
a

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

15 Mts not
exceeding
24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level
Head Tank

Under
Tank

Terrace Fire Pump

Ground

C3 - Penal and Mental Institutions

24 Mts not
exceeding
30 Mts

Over 20,000 litres capacity

20,000
capacity

litres 10,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

Water 1.00,000 litres capacity

1,50,000
capacity

litres 75,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

Not required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under 1 electric pump & 1


Group Water Tank
Diesel pump of capacity
2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of
capacity 2280 LPM
& Jockey Pump 180
LPM

1 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2850 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180 LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Required


Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Required


Alarm System

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic
System

Required

Required

Required

Sprinkler Required

b
Life Safety (passive measure)

14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and As per DCR and Local As per DCR and Local As per DCR and
Local Body Rules
Body Rules
Body Rules
Local Body Rules

15
16
17
18

Parking Facility
Assembly Point
Compartmentation

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required
Required at every
floor level

Means of

Escape
Exit with
Travel Distance , etc

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required
Required at every
floor level

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required
Required at every floor
level

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required
Required at every
floor level

19
20
21

Staircases
Ramp
Refuge Area

22
23

Exit Signages
Required
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each floor Required
level

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

Required

27
28

Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

29
30
31

Training
Required
House Keeping
Required
Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing and Exit Required
Route

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

32
33
34

Fire Lift
Ambulance
Separate toilet

Required
Required
Required
Required
Required specially Required
designed
for
physically
challenged patients

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services


Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for varies categories Above 15 m in height
Group D - Assembly Building
D1 - Theartre over 1000 persons, D2 upto
Type of Fire Protection 1000 persons D3 - Permanent Stage over
Required
300 persons

D4 - upto 300 persons, D5 all others


Fire Safety (Active
Measures)
Sl.No
a

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level
Head Tank

Under
Tank

Ground

D6 - Not exceeding
30 mtrs

D7 - Elevated or
underground for
assembly not
covered D1-D6

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

24 Mts not
exceeding
30 Mts

15 Mts not
exceeding
24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Over 10,000 litres capacity

20,000
capacity

litres 20,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

Water 75,000 litres capacity

1,00,000
capacity

litres 1,00,000 litres


capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

D1-D5, 2,00,000 litres


for D6 Multiplex
4

Terrace Fire Pump

Not required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under 1 electric pump & 1


Group Water Tank
Diesel pump of capacity
2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of
capacity 2280 LPM
& Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2850 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2850 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180 LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Required


Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Required


Alarm System

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic
System

Required

Required

Required

b
Life Safety (passive measure)

Sprinkler Required

14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and As per DCR and Local As per DCR and Local As per DCR and
Local Body Rules
Body Rules
Body Rules
Local Body Rules

15
16
17
18

Parking Facility
Assembly Point
Compartmentation

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If
basement floor

Means of
19
20

Staircases
Ramp

Escape
Exit with
Travel Distance , etc

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If basement
floor

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If basement
floor

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If
basement floor

21

Refuge Area

22
23

Not Required

Required at 24th mtrs Required at 24th mtrs


level
level

Required at 24th
mtrs level

Exit Signages
Required
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each floor Required
level

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

Required

27
28

Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

29
30
31

Training
Required
House Keeping
Required
Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing and Exit Required
Route

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Required

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services


Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for varies categories Above 15 m in
height
Group E - Business Building

E1 offices, banks, professional establishments, like offices of


architects, engineers, doctors, lawyers and police stations, E2 Type of Fire Protection Laboratories research establishments, libraries and test houses.
Required
E3 - Computer installations, E4 - Telephone Exchanges, E5 Broadcasting stations and T.V. stations
Fire Safety (Active
Measures)
Sl.No
a

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

24 Mts not
exceeding
30 Mts

Above 30 mtr

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level
Head Tank

Under
Tank

Terrace Fire Pump

Ground

Over 10,000 litres capacity

20,000
capacity

litres 20,000 litres capacity

Water 75,000 litres capacity

1,00,000
capacity

litres 2,00,000 litres


capacity

Not required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under 1 electric pump & 1


Group Water Tank
Diesel pump of capacity
2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of
capacity 2280 LPM
& Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2850 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Required


Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Required


Alarm System

Required

Required

13

Automatic
System

Required

Required

b
Life Safety (passive measure)

Sprinkler Required

14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and As per DCR and Local As per DCR and Local
Local Body Rules
Body Rules
Body Rules

15
16
17
18

Parking Facility
Assembly Point
Compartmentation

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If
basement floor

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If basement
floor

Not Required

Required at 24th mtrs Required at 24th mtrs


level
level and every 15
mtrs level one.

Means of

Escape
Exit with
Travel Distance , etc

Required
Required
Required
Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required If basement
floor

19
20

Staircases
Ramp

21

Refuge Area

22
23

Exit Signages
Required
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each floor Required
level

Required
Required

Required
Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

27
28

Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

29
30
31

Training
Required
House Keeping
Required
Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing and Exit Required
Route

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services


Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for varies categories Above 15 m in
height
Group F - Mercantile Building
Type of Fire Protection
Required
F1 - Shops, Stores upto 500 Sq.m,

F2 - Shops, Stores more than 500 Sq.mtrs.


Fire Safety (Active
Measures)
Sl.No
a
1

b
Fire Extinguishers

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

24 Mts not
exceeding
30 Mts

F3 - Under ground
shopping centre and
Storage

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance

Terrace Level
Head Tank

Under
Tank

Terrace Fire Pump

Ground

Over 10,000 litres capacity

10,000
capacity

litres 10,000 litres capacity

Water 1,00,000 litres capacity

1,50,000
capacity

litres 1,50,000 litres


capacity

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under 2 electric pump & 1


Group Water Tank
Diesel pump of capacity
2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of
capacity 2280 LPM
& Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Required


Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Required


Alarm System

Required

Required

13

Automatic
System

Required

Required

b
Life Safety (passive measure)

14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and As per DCR and Local As per DCR and Local
Local Body Rules
Body Rules
Body Rules

15
16
17
18

Parking Facility
Assembly Point
Compartmentation

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts

Means of

Not required

Sprinkler Required

Escape
Exit with

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5Mts

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts

18

19
20

Staircases
Ramp

Travel Distance , etc

30 Mts
Required
Required If
basement floor

30 Mts
Required
Required If basement
floor

21

Refuge Area

Not Required

Required at 24th mtrs Not Required


level

22
23

Exit Signages
Required
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each floor Required
level

Required
Required

Required
Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

27
28

Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

29
30
31

Training
Required
House Keeping
Required
Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing and Exit Required
Route

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

30 Mts
Required
Required If basement
floor

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Services


Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for varies categories Above 15 m in height not to b
Group G - Industrial Building

Sl.

No

Type of Fire Protection Required

Fire Safety (Active Measures)

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level Over Head Tank

G1 - Low Hazard Industries

Built up area upto


100 Sq.mt

Built up area more


than 100 Sq.mt. &
upto 500 Sq.mt

More than 500 Sq.mtrs

Minimum 2 per floor Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area
Depending upon the
and Travel Distance
Area and Travel
Distance

e
Minimum 2 per
floor Depending
upon the Area
and Travel
Distance

5000 litres in case


of basement area
exceeds 200m2

5000 litres add 5000 litres if the provision of


sprinkler in basement

10,000 litres
capacity

Under Ground Water Tank

Not required

Not required

1,00,000 litres

4
5

Terrace Fire Pump


Fire Pump near Under Group Water Tank

450 LPM
Not required

450 LPM
Not required

450 LPM
1 electric pump &
1 Diesel pump of
capacity
2280
LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Not required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not required

Required

Required

Wet Riser System

Not required

Not required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Not required

Not required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Not required

Not required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Not required

Not required

Not Required

12

Automatic Detection & Alarm System

Not required

Not required

Required

13

Automatic Sprinkler System

Required
(if basement)

Required
(if basement)

Required

As per DCR and


Local Body Rules

As per DCR and Local Body Rules

As per DCR and


Local Body Rules

Life Safety (passive measure)


14

Side Set Back Area

15

Parking Facility

Required

Required

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

Required

Required

17

Compartmentation

Required

Required

Required

Escape

Required

Required

Required

Exit with

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

Travel Distance , etc

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

Required

Required

Required

18
Means of
19

Staircases

20

Ramp

Not required

Not required

Not required

21

Refuge Area

Not required

Not required

Not required

22

Exit Signages

Required

Required

Required

23

Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each floor


level

Required

Required

Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

27

Lighting Arrester

Required

Required

Required

28

Smoke Ventilation System

Required

Required

Required

29

Training

Required

Required

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

Required

Required

31

Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing and Exit


Route

Required

Required

Required

height

A5- Hotels

Above 30 Mts and A6


Hotels (Starred)
h
Minimum 2 per floor
Depending upon the
Area
and
Travel
Distance
20,000 litres capacity
2,00,000 litres capacity
Not Required
2 electric pump & 1
Diesel pump of capacity
2850 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

Required
Not Required
Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

As per DCR and Local As


per
Body Rules
DCR and
Local
Body
Rules
Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required if basement

Required
Required
Required
Required
1.5 Mts
30 Mts
Required
Required if
basement

Required at 24th Mts


level & every 15th Mtrs
level

Required
at 24th
Mts level
& every
15th Mtrs
level

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required

Required

d Rescue Services
s Above 15 m in height not to be permitted 18 litres in height
ustrial Building

G2 - Moderate Hazard Industries

Built up are upto


100Sq.mtrs

Built up
are more
than
500Sq.mtr
Built up are more
s and
than 100Sq.mtrs and upto 1000
upto 500 Sq.mtrs
Sq.mtrs

Built up area upto 1000 Sq.mt

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum
2 per floor
Depending
upon the
Area and
Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor


Depending upon the
Area and Travel
Distance

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area and Travel


Distance

10,000 Liters capacity

10,000
Liters
capacity

20,000 Litres capacity

20,000 Litres capacity

Not required

Not
required

75,000 Litres capacity

1,00,000 Litres capacity

900 LPM
Not required

900 LPM
900 LPM
900 LPM
Not
1 electric pump & 1 1 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of capacity
required Diesel
pump
of 2280 LPM & Jockey Pump 180 LPM
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180
LPM

Required

Required

Required

Required

Not required

Not
required

Required

Required

Not Required

Not
Required

Required

Required

Not Required

Not
Required

Required

Required

Not Required

Not
Required

Required

Required

Not Required

Not
Required

Required

Required

Not Required

Not
Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

As per DCR and Local


Body Rules

As per
As per DCR and Local As per DCR and Local Body Rules
DCR and
Body Rules
Local
Body
Rules

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

Required

Required

Required

Required

Not required

Not
required

Not required

Not
required

Not required

Not
required

Not required

Not
required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for Group A - Residential Buildings Above 15 m in height
Sl.
No

Type of Fire Protection Required

A3- Dormitories, A4- Apartments Houses

Fire Safety (Active Measures)

15 Mts not exceeding


35 Mts

35 Mts not exceeding 45 45 Mts not exceeding 60


Mts
Mts
d

A5- Hotels
Above 60 Mts

15 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

Above 30 Mts and A6


Hotels (Starred)

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level Over Head Tank

25,000 litres capacity

5,000 litres (5,000 litres if


basement)

10,000 litres capacity

25,000 litres capacity

Under Ground Water Tank

Not Required

75,000 litres capacity

75,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity 1,50,000 litres capacity

2,00,000 litres capacity

Terrace Fire Pump

900 LPM at Terrace level Not Required


Tank

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under Group Water Not Required


Tank

1 electric pump & 1 Diesel


pump of capacity 1620
LPM & Jockey Pump 180
LPM

1 electric pump & 1 Diesel


pump of capacity 2280
LPM & Jockey Pump 180
LPM

2 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180 LPM

1 electric pump & 1


2 electric pump & 1 Diesel
Diesel pump of capacity pump of capacity 2850 LPM
2280LPM & Jockey
& Jockey Pump 180 LPM
Pump 180 LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Not Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Not Required

Not Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Call Required


Point (MCP)

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

12

Automatic
System

Not Required

Not Required

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic Sprinkler System

Required if area of
basement exceeds 200
Sq.mts

Required

Required

Required

Required

Detection

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area and Travel Distance

&

Alarm Not Required


Required if area of
basement exceeds 200
Sq.mts

20,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

Life Safety (passive measure)


14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and Local


Body Rules

As per DCR and Local


Body Rules

As per DCR and Local


Body Rules

As per DCR and Local


Body Rules

As per DCR and Local


Body Rules

As per DCR and Local Body


Rules

15

Parking Facility

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

17

Compartmentation

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Escape Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

18

19
20
21

Means of

Staircases

Exit width 1.5 Mts


Travel Distance etc. 30 s

Ramp
Refuge Area

Required if basement
Required at 24th Mts
level, if there is no
balcony

1.5 Mts
1.5 Mts
1.5 Mts
1.5 Mts
1.5 Mts
30 Mts
30 Mts
30 Mts
30 Mts
30 Mts
Minimum of 2 Nos. Location should not be adjacent and should be away from each other.( remote from each other)
Required if basement
Required if basement
Required if basement Required if basement
Required if basement
Required at 24th metre and at every 15th Mtr level, if there is no balcony

22

Exit Signages

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

23

Sealing of Cable and other ducts at Required


each floor level

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

24

Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Required


Ducts

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Required


Pads

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

27

Lightning Arrester

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

28

Smoke Ventilation System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

29

Training

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

31

Emergency Lights (at


Landing and Exit Route

Staircase Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Sl.No
a
1

Requirements of Fire Safety measures for Group B - Educational Buildings of above 15 mts in height
B-1 Schools up to Senior Secondary Level
Type of Fire Protection Required
B-2 All others/training Institutions
Fire Safety (Active Measures)
Ground + One Storey
b
c
Minimum 2 per floor. Depending up on the Area and Travel
Fire Extinguishers
Distance

Terrace Level Over Head Tank

25000 Liters Capacity

Under Ground Water Tank

Not required

Terrace Fire Pump

900 LPM

Fire Pump near Under Ground Water


Tank

Not required

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Down Comes System

Required

Wet Riser System

Not required

Yard Hydrant

Not required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Call Point


Required
(MCP)

12

Automatic Detection and Alarm System

Not required

13

Automatice Spinkler System

Required if area of basement exceeds 200 sq.mts

c
Life Safety (Passive Measures)
As per DCR and Local Body Rules

14

Side Set Back Area

15

Parking Faclity

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

17

Compartmentation

Required

18

Means Escape
of
Exit Width

Required

Travel Distance etc.,


19

Staircases

2 nos. required (Remote from each other not adjacent)

20

Ramp

Not required

21

Refuge Area

Not required

22

24

Exit Signages
Required
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each
Required
floor level
Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts
Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

26

Do's and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads Required

27

Lightning Arrester

Not required

28

Smoke Ventilation System

Not required

29

Training

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

31

Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing


Required
and Exit Route)

23

Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for Group C - Institutional Buildings Above 15 m in height
Type of Fire Protection
Required

C2 - Custodial Institutions
C3 - Penal and Mental Institutions

C1- Hospitals, Sanatoria and Nursing Home

Fire Safety (Active Measures)

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

Sl.No
a
1

Fire Extinguishers

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area and Travel Distance

Terrace Level Over Head Tank

20,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

10,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

Under Ground Water Tank

1.00,000 litres capacity

1,50,000 litres capacity

75,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

Terrace Fire Pump

Not required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under Group 1 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel 1 electric pump & 1 Diesel 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump
Water Tank
of capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey pump of capacity 2280 pump of capacity 2280 LPM & of capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM
LPM & Jockey Pump 180 Jockey Pump 180 LPM
Pump 180 LPM
LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Required


Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Alarm Required


System

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic Sprinkler System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Life Safety (passive measure)


14

Side Set Back Area

15

Parking Facility

Required

Required

Required

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

Required

Required

Required

17

Required

Required

Required

Required

18

Compartmentation
Means of
Escape
Exit Width
Travel Distance, etc

19

Staircases

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

20

Ramp

Required

Required

Required

Required

21

Refuge Area

22

Exit Signages
Sealing of Cable and other
ducts at each floor level
Fire Damper at Air
Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

25

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Required

Required

Required

Required

26

Dos and Donts Laminated


Hanging Pads

Required

Required

Required

Required

27

Lightning Arrester

Required

Required

Required

Required

28

Smoke Ventilation System

Required

Required

Required

Required

29

Training

Required

Required

Required

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

Required

Required

Required

31

Emergency Lights (at


Staircase Landing and Exit
Route

Required

Required

Required

Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Required

33

Ambulance

Required

Required

Required

Required

23
24

As per DCR and Local Body Rules

Required at every floor level

34

Separate toilet

Required specially designed for Required


physically challenged patients

Required

Required

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for Group D - Assembly Buildings


Above 15 m in height
Type of Fire Protection
Required

D1 - Theartre over 1000 persons, D2 upto 1000 persons D3 D6 - Not exceeding 30 mtrs
Permanent Stage over 300 persons

Sl.No

D7 - Elevated or underground for assembly


not covered D1-D6

D4 - upto 300 persons, D5 all others


Fire Safety (Active
Measures)

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

15 Mts not exceeding


24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace
Tank

Under Ground Water Tank

Level

24 Mts not exceeding


30 Mts

Over

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area and Travel Distance
Head 10,000 litres capacity
75,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

D1-D5, 2,00,000 litres for D6


Multiplex
4

Terrace Fire Pump

Not required

Fire Pump near Under Group 1 electric pump & 1 Diesel 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of capacity
Water Tank
pump of capacity 2280 LPM & of capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey capacity 2850 LPM & Jockey 2850 LPM & Jockey Pump 180 LPM
Jockey Pump 180 LPM
Pump 180 LPM
Pump 180 LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Required


Call Point (MCP)

Required

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Alarm Required


System

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic Sprinkler System

Required

Required

Required

Required

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Life Safety (passive measure)


14

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and Local Body As per DCR and Local Body As per DCR and Local Body Rules As per DCR and Local Body Rules
Rules
Rules

15

Parking Facility

Required

Required

Required

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

Required

Required

Required

17

Compartmentation
Means of
Escape

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required
Exit with 2 Mts
Travel Distance , etc 30 Mts
Required
Staircases

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

Required
2 Mts
30 Mts
Required

20
21
22
23

Ramp
Refuge Area
Exit Signages

Required If basement floor


Not Required
Required
Required

Required If basement floor


Required at 24th mtrs level
Required
Required

Required If basement floor


Required at 24th mtrs level
Required
Required

Required If basement floor


Required at 24th mtrs level
Required
Required

24

Fire Damper at Air


Conditioned Ducts

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

Required
Required
Required

18

19

25
26

Sealing of Cable and other


ducts at each floor level

Fire Drill and Fire Order


Dos and Donts Laminated
Hanging Pads

27
28

Lightning Arrester

29
30
31

Training
House Keeping
Emergency Lights (at
Staircase Landing and Exit
Route

Smoke Ventilation System

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Required

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for Group E - Business Buildings


Above 15 m in height
Type of Fire Protection Required

E1 offices, banks, professional establishments, like offices of architects, engineers, doctors, lawyers and
police stations, E2 - Laboratories research establishments, libraries and test houses. E3 - Computer
installations, E4 - Telephone Exchanges, E5

Sl.No

Fire Safety (Active Measures)

15 Mts not exceeding 24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding 30 Mts

Above 30 mtr

Fire Extinguishers

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon Minimum 2 per floor Depending Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the
the Area and Travel Distance
upon the Area and Travel Distance Area and Travel Distance

Terrace Level Over Head Tank

10,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

20,000 litres capacity

Under Ground Water Tank

75,000 litres capacity

1,00,000 litres capacity

2,00,000 litres capacity

Terrace Fire Pump

Not required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under Group Water Tank

1 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of
capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey Pump capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey Pump capacity 2850 LPM & Jockey Pump 180
180 LPM
180 LPM
LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Call Point Required


(MCP)

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Alarm System

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic Sprinkler System

Required

Required

Required

Life Safety (passive measure)


14
15

Side Set Back Area

As per DCR and Local Body Rules

Parking Facility

Required

Required

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

Required

Required

17

Compartmentation

Required

Required

Required

18

Means of

Required

Required

Required

2 Mts

2 Mts

2 Mts

30 Mts

30 Mts

30 Mts

Escape
Exit width

Travel Distance, etc


19

Staircases

Required

Required

Required

20

Ramp

Required If basement floor

Required If basement floor

Required If basement floor

Not Required

Required at 24th mtrs level

Required at 24th mtrs level and every 15


mtrs level one.

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

21
22
23
24
25

Refuge Area
Exit Signages
Sealing of Cable and other ducts at each
floor level
Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts
Fire Drill and Fire Order

26

Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging Pads


27
28

Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

29

Training

Required

Required

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

Required

Required

31

Emergency Lights (at Staircase Landing


and Exit Route

Required

Required

Required

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for Group F Mercantile Building


Above 15 m in height
Sl.No

F1 - Shops, Stores upto 500 Sq.m,


F2 - Shops, Stores more than 500 Sq.mtrs.

Type of Fire Protection Required


Fire Safety (Active Measures)

15 Mts not exceeding 24 Mts

24 Mts not exceeding 30 Mts

F3 - Under ground shopping


centre and Storage
e

Fire Extinguishers

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area and Travel Distance

Terrace Level Over Head Tank

10,000 litres capacity

10,000 litres capacity

10,000 litres capacity

Under Ground Water Tank

1,00,000 litres capacity

1,50,000 litres capacity

1,50,000 litres capacity

Terrace Fire Pump

Not required

Not Required

Not Required

Fire Pump near Under Group Water 1 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump of 2 electric pump & 1 Diesel pump
Tank
of capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey Pump of capacity 2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM
180 LPM
Pump 180 LPM

Hose Reel Assembly

Required

Required

Required

Down Comer System

Not Required

Not Required

Not Required

Wet Riser System

Required

Required

Required

Yard Hydrant

Required

Required

Required

10

Fire Service Inlet

Required

Required

Required

11

Manually Operated Fire Alarm Call Point Required


(MCP)

Required

Required

12

Automatic Detection & Alarm System

Required

Required

Required

13

Automatic Sprinkler System

Required

Required

Required

Life Safety (passive measure)


14
15
16
17
18

Side Set Back Area


Parking Facility
Assembly Point
Compartmentation
Means of

Escape
Exit Width
Travel Distance, etc

Required
Required
Required
Required

As per DCR and Local Body Rules


Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required

1.5 Mts

1.5Mts

1.5 Mts

30 Mts

30 Mts

30 Mts

19

Staircases

Required

Required

Required

20

Ramp

Required If basement floor

Required If basement floor

Required If basement floor

21

Refuge Area

Not Required

Required at 24th mtrs level

Not Required

22

Exit Signages

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

23

24
25
26

27
28

Sealing of Cable and other ducts at


each floor level
Fire Damper at Air Conditioned Ducts
Fire Drill and Fire Order
Dos and Donts Laminated Hanging
Pads
Lighting Arrester
Smoke Ventilation System

29

Training

Required

Required

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

31

Emergency Lights (at Staircase


Landing and Exit Route

32

Fire Lift

Required

Required

Required

Requirement of the Fire Safety measures for Group G Industrial Buildings Above 15 m in height not to be permitted 18 Mts in height
G1 - Low Hazard Industries

Type of Fire Protection


Required
Sl. No

Fire Safety (Active


Measures)

upto 100 Sq.mt

More than 100


Sq.mt. & upto 500
Sq.mt

More than 500


Sq.mtrs

Upto 100Sq.mtrs

a
1

Fire Extinguishers

Terrace Level
Head Tank

G2 - Moderate Hazard Industries


BUILT UP AREA

Under
Tank

Ground

More than
More than 500Sq.mtrs
100Sq.mtrs and upto
and upto 1000 Sq.mtrs
500 Sq.mtrs

Over 5000 litres in case


of basement area
exceeds 200m2
Water

5000 litres add 5000


litres if the provision of
sprinkler in basement

Not required

10,000 litres capacity

10,000 Liters capacity

10,000 Liters capacity

20,000 Litres capacity

20,000 Litres capacity


1,00,000 litres

Not required

Not required

75,000 Litres capacity

450 LPM

900 LPM

900 LPM

900 LPM

Not required

Terrace Fire Pump

Fire Pump near Under


Group Water Tank

Not required

Hose Reel Assembly

Not required

Down Comer System

Not required

8
9
10
11

Wet Riser System


Yard Hydrant
Fire Service Inlet
Manually Operated Fire
Alarm Call Point (MCP)

Not required
Not required
Not required
Not required

12

Automatic Detection &


Alarm System

Not required

450 LPM

450 LPM

Not required

1 electric pump & 1


Diesel
pump
of
capacity 2280 LPM &
Jockey Pump 180 LPM

Not required

Not required

1 electric pump & 1


Diesel pump of capacity
2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Not required

Not required

Required

Required
Required
Required
Not Required

Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required

Not Required
Not Required
Not Required
Not Required

Required
Required
Required
Required

Required

Not Required

Not Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required
Not required
Not required
Not required

Sprinkler Required (if there is


basement)

1,00,000 Litres capacity


900 LPM
1 electric pump & 1
Diesel pump of capacity
2280 LPM & Jockey
Pump 180 LPM
Required
Required
Required
Required
Required

Required

Not required

Automatic
System

Minimum 2 per floor Depending upon the Area and Travel Distance

13

Upto 1000 Sq.mt

Required

Not required
Required (if there is
basement)

Required

Life Safety (passive measure)


As per DCR and Local Body Rules

14

Side Set Back Area

15

Parking Facility

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

16

Assembly Point

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

17

Compartmentation

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

18

Means of

Escape

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Exit Width

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

1.5 Mtrs

Travel Distance etc.

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

45 Mtrs

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Not required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

19

Staircases

20

Ramp

Not required

21

Refuge Area

Not required

22

Exit Signages

Required

23

Sealing of Cable and


other ducts at each floor
level

Required

24

Fire Damper at
Conditioned Ducts

Required

25

Air

Fire Drill and Fire Order

Not required
Not required
Required

Required
Required
Required
Required

26

Dos
and
Laminated
Pads

Donts
Hanging

Required
Required

27

Lighting Arrester

Required

28

Smoke
System

Required

Ventilation

Required
Required

29

Training

Required

30

House Keeping

Required

Required
Required

31

Emergency Lights (at


Staircase Landing and
Exit Route

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required

Required