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(225 ILCS 317/30)
Requirements for the service of fire sprinkler
(a) Equipment shall be listed by a nationally recognized testing laboratory,
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. or Factory Mutual Laboratories, Inc., or shall
comply with nationally
accepted standards. The Office shall adopt by rule procedures for
whether a laboratory is
nationally recognized, taking into account the laboratory's facilities,
procedures, use of nationally
recognized standards, and any other criteria reasonably calculated to reach an
(b) Service for equipment shall be provided in accordance with the applicable standards as adopted in the rules
and the manufacturer's specifications.
(c) The contractor shall furnish the user with operating instructions for
installed, together with as-built plans of the final installation.
(d) All fire sprinkler systems shall have a backflow prevention device or,
in a municipality with a population over 500,000, a double detector check
assembly installed by a licensed plumber before the fire sprinkler system
connection to the water service. Connection to the backflow prevention device
or, in a municipality with a population over 500,000, a double detector
assembly shall be done in a manner consistent with the Department of Public
Health's Plumbing Code.
(f) Routine inspection or testing of existing fire sprinkler systems and control equipment shall be performed by an individual qualified under Section 17. A copy of the inspection report for routine inspection or testing of a fire sprinkler system shall be sent to the local fire jurisdiction as provided by Section 31.
(Source: P.A. 101-626, eff. 6-1-20; 102-612, eff. 8-27-21.)