Common Code Violations


1) Blocked exits are a common violation which could result in serious injury or even death in an emergency situation.
2) Do not install security gates over a required exit door that would prevent exiting a building.
  3) Maintain a clear path to designated exits at all times.
  4) Slide bolts are not permitted on exit doors.
  5) Improper hardware with the use of combination locks.
  6) Improper lock and hasp on exterior exit door.
  7) Improper hardware installed on interior exit door.
  8 ) This is an example of an obstructed exit.
  9) Blocking exterior exit and combustible waste stored too close to building.
  10) Maintain 18″ clear space from bottom of sprinklers to storage.
  11) Compressed gas cylinders must be securely strapped to prevent falling.
  12) Ensure fire extinguishers are fully charged, mounted and accessible.
  13) Restaurant exhaust and cooking equipment shall be periodically cleaned.
  14) Storage in front of electrical panels is not permitted.
  15) Open electrical panel box must be properly covered.
  16) Improper multi-plug extension use.
  17) 500 grams – Illegal North Carolina fireworks.
  18) Egress doors cannot be painted as part of a scenery.