More and more businesses are deciding to protect their property via the use of automatic fire alarm systems. These systems help provided adequate warning for the building occupants in the event of a fire. As new technologies emerge, these systems tend to become more elaborate and comprehensive.
Plan Review Process
Due to the many
different types of alarm systems and devices that are available
commercially, the City of Waukesha Fire Department has implemented a
fire alarm system plan review process. By reviewing alarm system plans
before they are installed, the Fire Department can ensure that the alarm
system is adequate for the occupancy that it is protecting and that the
system is designed in accordance with various applicable codes and
Before any fire alarm system can be installed in any building within the
City of Waukesha (with the exception of single and double-family
residences), the fire alarm system plans must be conditionally approved
by the City of Waukesha Fire Department. After installation, the system
must also pass a final inspection by the Fire Department.