Office of the Fire Marshal

Contact the Fire Marshal for inspections for

  • A certificate of occupancy
  • A license from ABC
  • A dance permit
  • Fire and life safety standards of your property
  • To have an occupant load calculated 

Contact the Fire Marshal with your questions about

  • Building construction drawings
  • Kentucky Building Code
  • Codes currently enforced
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Hood suppression systems in commercial kitchens
  • Clean agent suppression systems
  • Propane use in food trucks
  • Display fireworks permits
  • Flames before a proximate audience
  • Festival seating
  • Life safety evaluations in assembly occupancies
  • Blocked exits
  • Locked exits
  • Fire prevention code – Chapter 9
  • Fireworks ordinance – Chapter 9A
  • Fire department access into properties
  • Public, private, and privately owned fire hydrants
  • Gate access, including the Click2Enter system
  • Knox Boxes
  • Sky lantern use in Fayette County
  • Grill use in apartment complexes

Codes currently enforced

  • 2018 Kentucky Building Code (Based on the 2015 International Building Code)
  • 2012 Edition NFPA 1 – Uniform Fire Code
  • 2012 Edition NFPA 101 – Life Safety Code
  • 2013 Edition NFPA 13 – Installation of Sprinkler Systems
  • 2013 Edition NFPA 72 – National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code
  • 2011 Edition NFPA 25 – Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water Based Fire Protection Systems
  • 2017 Edition NFPA 70 – National Electric Code

Pyrotechnic Permit Application

Any person who manages, directs, or supervises the discharge of a public display of fireworks is required to obtain a permit for a supervised public display of fireworks. Prior to any pyrotechnic show, indoor or outdoor display, a permit application must be submitted. The permit will be issued once all information has been reviewed and approved