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(209) Fire Sprinkler Inspector

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Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet ™
State Fire Marshal

101 Sea Hero Rd, Suite 100
Frankfort, KY  40601
Phone: (502) 573-0283 x411 or 402
Fire Marshal Licensing Link

Exam Administrator

International Code Council ™
900 Montclair Rd.
Birmingham, AL 35213
(888) 422-7233, ext. 5524
Candidate Information Web Page

Exam Type


Exam Content

Subject Areas % of
Inspections 50
Emergency Impairment 15
Piping Systems 20
Water Supply 15

Total number of test questions: 60
Time allowed (hours): 3.0


Books Allowed in the Exam

1. International Building Code, 2006, ICC Buy at Amazon
2. Kentucky Building Code, 2011 PDF Link
3. NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2002, NFPA Buy at Amazon
4. NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Up To and Including Four Stories in Height, 2002, NFPA Buy at Amazon
5. NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2002, NFPA Buy at Amazon
6. NFPA 14: Standard for the Installation of Standpipes and Hose Systems, 2003, NFPA Buy at Amazon
7. NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, 1999, NFPA NFPA Link
NOTE:  Even though the state licensing agency has adopted 2017 operational codes, ICC has yet to base questions on newer versions as of the last bulletin publish date of 8/29/18.  When you schedule your exam, be sure to ask about this conflict before buying any books.
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