Valet Trash Postponement
As reflected in the September 14, 2021 Minutes of the North Carolina Building Code Council (BCC)
meeting, the October 1, 2021 compliance date for valet trash vendors to meet the amended 2018 NC Fire
Code, Sec. 301.4.2.3 has been postponed to June 1, 2022.
Apartment communities that retain valet trash services from vendors who have not yet outfitted their
organization to comply with the amended 2018 NC Fire Code, Sec. 301.4.2.3 may continue to utilize these
vendors without fear of fines or noncompliance until June 1, 2022.
This decision can be referenced at the bottom of page 24 of the minutes where the recommendation of
postponement was made by the Commercial Super Committee and then unanimously approved by the
Council. The official minutes of this meeting are recorded on CD. Anyone desiring confirmation of the
postponement should contact the Engineering Division of the NC Department of Insurance.
If there are any challenges or questions pertaining to the delay of enforcement of the 2018 NC Fire
Code, Sec. 301.4.2.3 please inform the association immediately so that we may assist in addressing the