The largest function of the Fire Prevention Bureau (FPB) is to promote life safety and property conservation through an annual fire inspection program. Fire inspection reports will be left with a responsible party on scene, or emailed, to the occupancy.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Burning complaints
  • Fire watches, complaints
  • General Citizen assistance
  • Non-compliance tag issuance and removal
  • Underground tank closures

Private Homes or Dwellings

The Fire Prevention Bureau (FPB) does not routinely inspect private homes or dwellings of any kind unless a request is placed; any concerns regarding private residential homes should be brought to Planning and Community Development, they can be reached at 757-514-4060.

Contact Information

Please contact our office with any questions about annual inspections or to report any issues.