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Fire regulations

Information for owners of sleeping accommodation businesses

The Fire Reform Regulations Act 2006

The Fire Reform Regulations Act 2006 requires all sleeping accommodation businesses to:

  • produce a fire risk assessment, and;
  • review it annually

A booklet to guide you

The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) have released guidance notes for providers of sleeping accommodation.

The booklet “Do you have Paying Guests?” offers advice to the hospitality industry including:

  • B&B’s
  • Guest Houses
  • Self-Catering properties

The booklet is designed to encourage compliance with fire regulations. It offers advice on:

  • reducing fire risks
  • the risk assessment process
  • appropriate fire measures for your type of premises

The booklet can be found at the bottom of this page.

Visit Britain

Visit Britain is backing the campaign ‘fire safety sense’ led by the national Bed and Breakfast Association.

For more information please visit the Fire Safety sense website.

Communities and Local Government (CLG)

Visit the CLG website for information on:

  • fire safety requirements for sleeping accommodation businesses
  • an example of a fire risk assessment

Norfolk Fire Service

For further information about fire regulations please visit the Norfolk County Fire service website.

Other ways to contact the Fire Service:

Phone:  01603 810351

Email:  hq@fire.norfolk.gov.uk