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In-Room Evacuation Maps - Hotels, Motels and Dormitories:

Each year Pictographix provides thousands of guest room evacuation route signs to the hospitality industry. Professionally designed Evacmap designs meet local fire code and designs can be branded corporate logo/colors as needed.

EvacMap diagrams provide maximum legibility where the viewer locator (You Are Here), fire exits and egress routes feature prominently; floor plan simplicity is paramount. Evacuation map sign services include a wide range of evacuation plan sign displays to meet any environmental or aesthetic requirement.

What are the fire code requirements for posting building evacuation maps?

Hotel rooms, dormitories and shelters are classified as "Transient Occupancy Buildings"; fire codes require the posting of evacuation diagrams in each guest room.

Posted evacuation map (sign) on the back of each guest room door or wall adjacent to the door.
Posted evacuation map (sign) at elevator (include staircase entrances; California only).
- The emergency evacuation map must indicate the viewer location (You Are Here).
- A minimum of two evacuation routes to fire exits must be shown.

- Fire extinguishers and Fire Alarm Pull Stations must be indicated where required.
- Written safety instructions (Call 9-1-1) as indicated by your fire code or Emergency Action Plan.
- Signs should be permanently fastened.
- Vandal and tamper resistant signs are recommended.

How Do I begin a Hotel Building Evacuation Map Sign Project?

  • Contact your fire inspector for local evacuation diagram fire code requirements?
  • Determine the location and quantity of EvacMap signs required.
  • Will fire safety information (equipment/instructions) be required on the signs?
  • When determining the sign size, consider the floor plan scale along with the safety information you wish to indicate on the diagrams.
  • Vandal resistant and durable signs are recommended for educational facilities.
  • Will Severe Weather or Tornado shelter labeling be required on diagrams?
  • Are earthquake instructions or post evacuation Assembly Areas required on diagrams?
  • Note that dormitories are Transient Occupancies and will require a sign in each room.


The Hotel/Motel Innkeepers Liability Act

If your establishment requires the posting of the State Innkeepers Act, Room Rates or Liability Clause on EvacMap signs, let us know. We can incorporate your custom requirements into the EvacMap room sign design or create a separate signs as needed. 

Unparalelled Service with Each Order

All our evacuation diagrams are tailored to your facility and safety requirements. Corporate branding (logo/colors), custom evacuation instructions, safety icons and instructions are included at no additional cost.

Free Quotes — Expert Designs - Quality Signs

For over 15 years, Pictographix has provided thousands of code compliant building evacuation diagrams to resorts, hotels and motels across North America and the Caribbean. Custom evacuation diagrams and quality placards and sign holders are available to suite any budget and aesthetic requirement.  

To receive a free no-obligation quote, simply complete the Quote Request Form indicating the required products the and forward us a copy of your floor plans. A quote is usually forwarded in 24 hours; it's that simple!

All projects are catalogued and securely archived so if future revisions or sign replacements become necessary, we can easily create new signs as needed. 

Call 1-800-504-3822 or email us at info@evacdisplays.com for free consultation.