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Fire regulations in rented accommodation

Depending on what type of property you rent out, different fire precaution requirements will apply.

The documents listed indicate the relevant requirements for each type of property.

If you require further clarification or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact a member of the Housing Team on (01443) 425001 or contact us by e-mail at

Alternatively, you can view the latest LACoRS Guidance entitled ‘HOUSING – FIRE SAFETY’ (Guidance on fire safety provisions for certain types of existing housing), issued by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health in conjunction with The Chief Fire Officers Association.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service also provide Business and Community Fire Safety information on their website.

Contact Information

Telephone: 01443 425001
Fax: 01443 425301