fire code (BBQs)

Utah has adopted the International Fire Code, 2015 edition.  See Utah Code § 15A-5-103.

The International Fire Code prohibits operation of barbeques, including charcoal burners and other open-flame cooking devices on a balcony or within 10 feet of a building, except:

  1.  1- & 2-family dwellings,
  2.  if protected by an automatic sprinkler system, or
  3.  LP-gas cooking devices with an LP-gas container with water capacity of 2.5 pounds or less (nominal 1 pound LP-gas capacity).

See International Fire Code, 2015 edition, Section 308.1.4.

Statutes and Cases:

(For reference: 57-8 is the Condo Act, 57-8a is the Community Association Act, 16-6a is the Nonprofit Act)

Fire Code (BBQs on Balconies).  IFC and Utah Code Title 15A, Chapter 5