Event Planning

The following is a summary intended to address some, but not all, of the Fire- and Life-Safety issues and concerns during on-campus events. All on-campus events need to comply with all applicable Building and Fire-Safety Codes, as well as any applicable local, state or federal fire-safety requirements.

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Overview

The Event Sponsor is responsible for both fire- and life-safety issues related to the event. In order to ensure event safety the event sponsor needs to designate an Event Safety Representative to be responsible for communication with the Boulder Fire Department, the Campus Fire Marshal, University of Colorado Environmental Health and Safety, University of Colorado Police Department, and Boulder Police Department as necessary. All campus events are subject to inspection by campus, local, state and federal regulators.

Events Fire Safety Checklist

Operational Permits

All on-campus events need to be approved by the applicable campus and off-campus agencies. Any and all applicable operational permits need to be secured in a timely fashion well before any campus events. Operational permits may be required from the Boulder Fire Department, the Fire-and Life-Safety Group (FLS) or both.

Written Event Safety Plans

The event sponsor is responsible for both fire- and life-safety issues related to the event. In order to ensure event
safety the event sponsor needs to designate an Event Safety Representative to be responsible for communication
with the Boulder Fire Department (BFD), the Campus Fire Marshal, University of Colorado Fire- and Life-Safety
Group (FLS), University of Colorado Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), University of Colorado Police
Department (CUPD), and Boulder Police Department (BPD) as necessary. All campus events are subject to
inspection by campus, local, state and federal regulators.

Events Safety - Planning Guidlines