2021 NFPA 1194 Standard - Current Edition
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  • Description

    Access the most current information on helping to safeguard recreational vehicle (RV) parks and campgrounds with NFPA 1194, 2021 edition.

    Fire, explosions, and other hazards pose a significant threat in RV parks and campgrounds for use by RVs, recreational park trailers, and other camping units. NFPA 1194, Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds, offers complete information relating to the design and construction features of these unique types of temporary living sites.

    The industry benchmark since 1940, NFPA 1194 references the latest editions of the NEC® and NFPA 72® and features provisions primarily based on ANSI A119.2/NFPA 1192 and ANSI A119.5. Content covers everything from general requirements and design criteria to fire safety and environmental sanitation. Annex information includes supplementary materials, a glossary of terms, references, operations guidelines, and examples of park and campground site plans.

    The 2021 edition of the standard is updated to reflect the latest industry knowledge and technologies.

    NFPA 1194 is a must-have for anyone with concerns for the design and construction of RV parks and campgrounds. Having the latest edition helps ensure compliance with the most recognized and relevant safety protocols.

    For the 2021 edition, new requirements address grouped utility connection assembly pull-through sites and accessible camping unit sites. Revised annex language and figures also provide additional insight into the provisions of the standard.

    Keep vacationers, residents, and park staff safe and avoid incidents and liabilities.

    Reference NFPA 1194, Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds, to help establish appropriate safety protocols and to better protect lives and property. Order your copy of the 2021 edition.

  • Table of Contents (2021 Current Edition)

    NFPA® 1194 Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds, 2021 Edition

    Chapter 1 Administration
    1.1 Scope.
    1.2 Purpose.
    1.3 Application.
    1.4 Retroactivity.
    1.5 Equivalency.
    1.6 Units.
    Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
    2.1 General.
    2.2 NFPA Publications.
    2.3 Other Publications.
    2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections.
    Chapter 3 Definitions
    3.1 General.
    3.2 NFPA Official Definitions.
    3.3 General Definitions.
    Chapter 4 General Requirements
    4.1 Differing Standards.
    4.2 U.S. Federal Regulations.
    4.3 Electrical Requirements.
    4.4 Wildland/Urban Interface Areas.
    Chapter 5 General Design Criteria for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds
    5.1 Park Design and Construction.
    5.2 Recreational Vehicle Site.
    5.3 Recreational Park Trailer Site.
    5.4 Camping Unit Site.
    5.5 Accessible Camping Unit Site (Stand).
    Chapter 6 Fire Safety
    6.1 Fire Detection and Alarm Services.
    6.2 Fire Safety Rules and Regulations for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds — Posting of Emergency Information.
    6.3 Propane Containers.
    Chapter 7 Environmental Health and Sanitation
    7.1 General.
    7.2 Potable Water Supply and Distribution.
    7.3 Potable Water Connections at Individual Sites.
    7.4 Drinking Fountains.
    7.5 Sanitary Conveniences.
    7.6 Number, Location, and Arrangement of Toilets, Urinals, and Lavatories.
    7.7 Showers.
    7.8 Sewerage Facilities.
    7.9 Sanitary Disposal Stations.
    7.10 Potable Water Supply Stations.
    7.11 Refuse Disposal.
    Annex A Explanatory Material
    Annex B Typical Recreational Vehicle Park or Campground Site Plans
    Annex C Glossary
    Annex D Operations Guidelines
    Annex E Informational References
  • Prior Editions

    2017 Edition

    Updated with references to the latest NEC® and NFPA 72® plus a new annex on park operations, NFPA 1194 helps you prevent fires and protect lives in recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds.

    The industry benchmark, NFPA 1194, Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds regulates the safety-related design and construction features of recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds.

    This Standard is an indispensable resource for ensuring the safety and health of vacationers and park staff.

    NFPA 1194 covers facilities offering temporary living sites for use by recreational vehicles, recreational park trailers and other camping units with minimum construction requirements. The Standard provides useful guidance on:

    • Designing recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds
    • Addressing fire safety
    • Improving environmental health and sanitation

    The 2017 edition has the latest references, plus a new Annex on park operations.

    • NFPA 1194 is updated for consistency with the updated editions of referenced codes and standards including the 2017 edition of NFPA 58, Liquefied Petroleum Gas Code, the 2017 edition of NFPA 70®, National Electrical Code® (NEC),and the 2016 edition of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code®.
    • A new Annex D in the 2017 edition provides guidance on park operations.
    • The term recreational park trailer has been replaced with park model RV.

    Follow the right protocols to enhance safety at recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds. Order your copy of NFPA 1194 today. (Print, 36 pp., 2018)


    2014 Edition

    Help prevent fires and protect lives in recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds with NFPA 1194.

    NFPA 1194, Standard for Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campgrounds regulates the safety-related design and construction features of recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds. The industry benchmark, it is an indispensable resource for ensuring the safety and health of vacationers and park staff.

    NFPA 1194 covers facilities offering temporary living sites for use by recreational vehicles, recreational park trailers and other camping units with minimum construction requirements. The standard provides useful guidance on:

    • Designing recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds
    • Addressing fire safety
    • Improving environmental health and sanitation

    The 2014 edition of NFPA 1194 includes updated information concerning waste treatment systems.

    Make sure you're following the right protocol to enhance safety at recreational vehicle parks and campgrounds. Order your copy of NFPA 1194 today. (Softbound, 24 pp., 2014)

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