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FMOInspectionComing July 1, 2017 Two New Programs

Systems Testing and Reporting

High-Rise Building Inspections

  • See info here
  • Town Hall Meeting info for June 8, 2017 from 1-2:30 p.m. for high-rise building owners, engineers, and managers.

The Fire Prevention Division of the Seattle Fire Department, commonly referred to as the Fire Marshal’s Office, provides the leadership and inspection services to help prevent fires and assure fire and life safety for people who live, work and visit in Seattle.

The  Fire Marshal’s Office
is located at:

 220 3rd Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98104-2608

Phone: 206-386-1450
Fax: 206-386-1348

Business hours are:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Fire prevention services include:

Public Education
Fire safety prevention and education programs

Systems Testing
Required testing of fire and life safety systems by certified technicians

Construction Inspections & Plan Review
Seattle Fire Compliance for new construction and building remodels - To schedule an inspection, call 206-386-1443

Technician Certification
To work on fire and life safety systems in the City of Seattle you must hold a SFD Certification

Permits and Fees
Permits must be obtained for special events, public assembly occupancies, and storage or use of hazardous materials

Fire Code & Compliance/NOVs
Code Compliance/NOVs (FAQ & Fee Waiver Policies) - Fire code related inquiries - Administrative Rules.- Request a review by the Seattle Fire Code Appeals Board.

Fire Investigation Unit
Determines the cause and origin of certain fires - Contact FIU at 206-386-1350

Customer Resources
Public Records Request Center - Client Assistance Memos - Fire Prevention Alerts - Fire Safety Factsheets


Last Modified:   June 12, 2017

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