Nightlife Safety 2020 Initiative

COVID Updates - Services During Pandemic and Re-Opening

The Fire Marshal's Office is continuing some inspections, plan review and other services consistent with the Governor's re-opening guidance. Our walk in counter at 220 3rd Ave S remains closed. All other services are available with some modifications.


The Seattle Fire Department inspects nightlife and event venues for the safety of patrons and staff. Starting in 2020, the Seattle Fire Department will write citations for $373+ at the time of inspection for overcrowding, blocked exits or unsafe conditions.