Facts and Figures about PPC Codes around the Country

This page has information describing the state of community fire protection in the United States. The information can help you benchmark your community’s level of fire protection against other cities and towns in your state and the country as a whole.

Distribution of Communities by PPC Class Number within Classification

Number within Classification

Customized reports

For information about your own community’s public fire protection, a customized Public Protection Classification (PPC®) report is available by mail from ISO. The report includes a list of the needed fire flows for all the commercial occupancies ISO has on file for your community, as well as details of the latest ISO review of your community’s fire protection services (your PPC grading). The report is available, free of charge, to your community’s fire chief or chief administrative official.

Please mail your request on fire department letterhead or your chief administrative official’s letterhead to your ISO National Processing Center.

For more information on any topic related to the Public Protection Classification (PPC®) program or the Fire Suppression Rating Schedule, Contact ISO Mitigation, or call the ISO mitigation specialists at 1-800-444-4554.