(a) Fire protection personnel of a governmental entity
who are appointed to fire code enforcement duties must be certified,
as a minimum, as a basic fire inspector as specified in §429.203
of this title (relating to Minimum Standards for Basic Fire Inspector
Certification) within one year of initial appointment to such position.
(b) Prior to being appointed to fire code enforcement
duties, all personnel must complete a Commission-approved basic fire
inspection training program and successfully pass the Commission examination
pertaining to that curriculum.
(c) Individuals holding any level of fire inspector
certification shall be required to comply with the continuing education
requirements in §441.13 of this title (relating to Continuing
Education for Fire Inspection Personnel).
(d) Code enforcement is defined as the enforcement
of laws, codes, and ordinances of the authority having jurisdiction
pertaining to fire prevention.
Source Note: The provisions of this §429.201 adopted to be effective August 5, 2004, 29 TexReg 7453; amended to be effective November 28, 2007, 32 TexReg 8529; amended to be effective February 21, 2012, 36 TexReg 911