NFPA 88A: Standard for Parking Structures



Confidently address fire risks and protect occupants in parking garages with NFPA 88A.

The 2015 edition of NFPA 88A: Standard for Parking Structures provides builders, designers, owners, and facility managers with the latest requirements concerning the construction and protection of open and enclosed parking structures, as well as the control of hazards. The Standard does not apply to garages that are part of one- and two-family dwellings.

Reference the most current provisions concerning:

Means of egress


Building services and fire protection

Special hazard protection

Special structures -- including definitions and requirements for the new genre of parking structures termed "Automated Mechanical Type Parking Structures"

NFPA 88A is consistent with the 2015 editions of NFPA 101®: Life Safety Code® and NFPA 5000®:Building Construction and Safety Code® .

This edition is up-to-date with industry best practices. It's essential for everyone responsible for parking structure safety. (Softbound, 9 pp., 2015)

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