people sleep in lodging houses, even those buildings of lower height should be treated as vulnerable places,” a health official argued.
Fire NOC is a mandatory requirement for renewing the health trade license. “The fire department says that NOC is not required for these buildings but now we will have to build consensus so that some regulatory guidelines can be followed even for buildings up to 12m high,” the official added.
Atul Garg, chief fire officer said, “As per Delhi Fire Service Act and rules guesthouses having height less than 12 are not required NOC from DFS.”
Former DFS chief G C Mishra also stated that the rule 27 of Delhi fire service rules 2010 states that fire an NOC is not required for build