Fire Marshal Division
Fire Inspection Statistics in Orange County:
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The OCES Fire Marshal Division is dedicated to preserving life, property, and environmental resources through education, prevention, investigation, and fire code enforcement.
The Fire Marshal Division is responsible for enforcing the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code, conducting fire inspections, reviewing plans for new building construction, fire/arson investigations, county fire department coordination, hazardous materials response, and SARA Title III reporting in the unincorporated areas of Orange County. The office operates during business hours for routine services, but is on call 24 hours a day. Staff works with Orange County planning and inspections department to review plans for major renovations or construction of facilities subject to the provisions of the NC Fire Prevention Code.
For fire prevention safety tips. CLICK HERE to visit the National Fire Protection Association Safety Page.
Fire Prevention Week October 2015
Fire Safety for Kids
Fire Extinguisher information and training
Smoke Alarm Facts and Questions
How we can help:
-Provide free smoke alarms and installation to vulnerable citizens and at risk communities.
-Home safety tips and courtesy home fire inspections
Inspection and Permit Information:
Permits under the authority of the Fire Marshal's Division, are applied for and issued by Orange County Planning - Building Permits and Inspections Division. Click here for Building Inspections
Orange County Fee Schedule