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Construction and demolition sites

The Alberta Fire Code requires buildings or parts of buildings undergoing construction or demolition to have a fire safety plan.

Minimum safety measures at construction or demolition sites include:

  • Accessibility for emergency crews.
  • All hydrants must be operable and kept free from obstructions.
  • Standpipe connections must be identified and accessible.
  • Site must be kept clear of combustible debris.
  • Site must be secured.
  • Contractors must provide fire extinguishers at accessible locations.

For more information, please call the Fire Prevention Bureau at 311 or 403-268-2489 if calling from outside Calgary.​​