Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

We’re here to ensure your safety through fire prevention & enforcement.

We strive to prevent as many fires as possible in Richmond. Here’s how we keep our community protected.

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The Fire Watch Program is essential to keep our community safe and the Fire Department informed of mechanical or structural changes


How do you know if you need a permit from the fire department? Find out when permits are needed and what’s required to obtain one.

Find out why it’s important to investigate and report all fires, no matter how big or small they are.

Development Plan Review

Richmond Fire-Rescue reviews proposed development plans to ensure these developments meet necessary Building Code requirements.


What happens if you receive a municipal ticket? Learn about next steps and how to prevent future violations.

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Fire Safety Requirements For Food Vendors

Richmond Fire-Rescue hosts an annual, single-day Food Vendor/Mobile Food Trucks Inspection Day each Spring. To schedule a Food Vendor/Mobile Food Trucks Inspection, please contact us. If an inspection is requested outside of the one-day inspection event, an inspection fee is applicable.

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