The Fire Prevention Bureau prevents fires through Fire Code Enforcement and Public Education. The Bureau also investigates the origin, cause, and circumstances of fires with the assistance of various law enforcement officials.
Fire Code Enforcement
The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for providing fire code plan review and inspection services for new and altered construction.
Automatic fire sprinkler plan review and testing
Construction final inspections
Existing commercial building inspections
Fire alarms plan review and testing
Pre-construction site plan reviews
Approximately 1,500 locations are inspected annually.
Citizens and employees of local businesses are offered education and training programs in a variety of subjects:
Assistance in developing and testing an emergency and fire evacuation plan