There are three classes of membership:


Active Member:

Any person within Pennsylvania whose primary duties are the enforcement of building codes and related ordinances, and is employed by a state or local unit of government. An Active Member has all voting rights.

Associate Member:

Any person, firm, company, or corporation having an interest in furthering the objectives and purposes of the Pennsylvania Association of Fire Code Officials. Such a member shall not hold an elective office. An Associate Member has no voting rights.

Honorary Member:

Honorary membership may be conferred upon any person as an honorarium for outstanding service to the Association. Such a member shall hold no elected office nor be subject to payment of dues. Nominations for Honorary Member shall be submitted to the Board of Directors in writing at least sixty (60) days prior to an annual meeting. A favorable report by the Board of Directors and a majority vote of the Association at an annual meeting shall be necessary to elect.



The annual membership dues of the Association shall be as established by resolution of the general membership. Dues are currently $25/year.

Dues shall be payable on January 1st of each year. For new members joining the Association in the last six months of the membership year, their membership fee shall also cover the following full year's dues.

Each member of the Association will be billed once a year by the Treasurer. Dues must be paid before January 1st to retain membership.

Members whose dues are current shall be considered in good standing.



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