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Fire Marshal's Office - Prevention Division

The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for plans review, code enforcement, explosive escorts, fire inspections, and arson investigation. The fire marshal is designated by the fire chief as the authority having jurisdiction and is empowered by state statute and City of Tampa Code, Chapter 11.


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The Fire Marshal oversees the following divisions:

New Construction Division - Plans examination and inspection of new construction projects

Existing Construction Division - Periodic inspections of existing structures, complaint investigations

Fire/Arson Investigations Division - Origin and cause investigation of fires

Referenced Codes and Ordinances -Applicable laws, Administrative rules, safety codes and city ordinances in force for the City of Tampa