The Florida Fire Prevention Code mandates certain occupancies be inspected for compliance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code. The Division of Fire Prevention and Life Safety conducts fire safety inspections of buildings, structures, premises, processes, and/or operations for the purpose of correcting any condition that is liable to cause a fire or is a violation of the Florida Fire Prevention Code.
All fire prevention officers are in uniform and carry identification.
What Permits Are Required & How to Obtain Them
Due to the potential for certain activities and/or processes to create a dangerous condition a permit is required prior to performing those activities or processes.
The following are examples of activities requiring a permit.
Fireworks - Sparklers / Novelty Sales and Displays
Hazardous Materials / Processes
Hotwork - Use of Torch and Open Flames
Indoor Large Assembly Events
Open Burning - Land Clearing, Bonfires and Celebrations, and Campfires
Portable Fueling - Boats
Any additional questions about inspections and permitting can be referred to the Division of Fire Prevention and Life Safety at 954.967.4404.