(a)  License in the Fire Sprinkler Inspection Contractor classification is required of persons who engage in the business of contracting to perform or performing independent testing and inspections of fire sprinkler systems consistent with NFPA-25.  Insurers who carry out inspections for the limited purpose of underwriting or rating for insurance purposes, in situations where the physical tasks are carried out by the on-site Fire Sprinkler Maintenance technician licensee of the insured, are not required to be licensed pursuant to this Rule.

(b)  Where the NFPA-25 inspection is carried out by a Fire Sprinkler Inspection Contractor, the NFPA-25 report and system tags must display the name, signature and license number of the Fire Sprinkler Inspection Contractor.

(c)  Licenses shall be issued based on experience and examination, as described in Rules .0301 and .0306 of this Chapter and expire annually. 


History Note:        Authority G.S. 87-21;

Eff. January 1, 2004;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2010; March 1, 2005;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. August 22, 2015.