Fire Prevention

The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for supervision of fire company safety inspections in addition to plans review, fire permit and building permit inspections, and for enforcing Chapter 10 - Fire Prevention and Protection of the Portland City Code.

Authorized strength of the Fire Prevention Bureau consists of the Division Fire Chief and two Fire Captains. The Bureau is responsible for overseeing fire investigations, which are performed by members of the fire department. Fire investigation reports are available upon request.

Additional duties include
 commercial and residential inspections, permitting approval for fire alarm and fire suppression systems, and special event approval and coordination.

Rules and Regulations Updated Version Nov. 28, 2016

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