International Fire Code
The purpose of this code is to establish the minimum requirements consistent with nationally recognized good practice for providing a reasonable level of life safety and property protection from the hazards of fire, explosion or dangerous conditions in new and existing buildings, structures and premises, and to provide a reasonable level of safety to fire fighters and emergency responders during emergency operations. [A] 101.3
National Fire Protection Association
NFPA stands for National Fire Protection Association. NFPA publishes more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks. NFPA codes and standards, administered by more than 250 Technical Committees comprising approximately 8,000 volunteers, are adopted and used throughout the world.
Commercial and Industrial Building Permits and Plans
All commercial and industrial building permits and plans must be submitted through the City of Portland IDT Portal. You must register for your account at: https://cityofportlandtn.idtplans.com/secure/ and follow the procedures for submitting your projects for review.