Record Series Abstract
These records are held by the Fire Prevention Division and its individual sections, except for Manufactured Housing. These records include, but are not limited to, Building Plans, Specifications, Inspection Documents, Submittal Forms, Administrative Documents and Correspondence, Manuals and Complaints.
Record Series Active
Cut Off at End of
If Other, Explain
The end of the fiscal year in which the record is received by the department.
Total Retention Years
Total Retention Months
Retention End Action
Files are cut off at the end of the fiscal year in which the record is received by the department and maintained for 10 years. Records may be maintained in either paper or electronic format, as long as the electronic content has been verified for completeness, accuracy, and usability. 10 years after cut off, records will be destroyed according to state approved methods
500 James Robertson Parkway Davy Crockett Tower, Nashville, TN 37423
Numeric and Alpha
Media Format Generated Summary
Electronic: Raster Image
Media Format Stored Summary
Electronic: Raster Image
1976 to Present
50 cubic ft, 1.45 terabytes
Information Shared Outside the State
Yes - Original
Essential Record Stored
Essential Record Media Type
Confidential Legal Citation
Plans for government buildings and schools are confidential by T.C.A. 10-7-504.
Does this Record Series Contain Sensitive Information?
Legal Citation PDF
Record Sample PDF
Records are stored digitally on Enterprise Content Management (FileNet) and also on the 10700 GS NASCodesEnforcement NAS drive.
Records are stored on a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device and the FileNet storage device. The NAS device is accessed via a Network drive controlled by AD group policy. FileNet is accessed via a web interface along with a defined user identification and password.
The NAS device is accessed via a Network drive controlled by AD group policy. FileNet is accessed via a web interface along with a defined user-id and password. Both are accessed via the state's local area network (LAN).
Records are located in the State of Tennessee Data Center(s) and controlled by STS.
Daily Incremental tape backups (an incremental backup is a type of backup that only copies files that have changed since the last full backup.) Weekly full-backup - done once a week. A monthly backup is done - once the completed tape is sent to offsite storage.
Restore from incremental-backup. Restore from weekly full-backup. Restore from monthly full-backup.
Data Migration Description
The data resides in a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device and the FileNet storage device maintained by STS. If there is a need for migration, it will be done by STS database administrators.
Legacy Revision UUID