Inspections

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.