Fire Prevention Bureau

The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for supervision of fire company safety inspections, economic development review, plans review, fire permit and building permit inspections, and for enforcing Chapter 10 - Fire Prevention and Protection of the Portland City Code and Portland Fire Dept Rules & Regulations.

The Bureau is responsible for overseeing fire investigations, which are performed by members of the fire department, reports are available upon request. Additional duties include:

  • Commercial and residential inspections 
  • Permitting approval for fire alarm and fire suppression systems
  • Special event approval and coordination
New For 2022 Fuel Gas Detector Laws - See Below for FAQs and the requirements effective Jan 1, 2022

Documents and Websites

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Related Links

Electronic Permits & Applications - Register and apply for your permit under "Fire".

Fire Permits & Applications - Reviewed with the City Permitting and Inspections Division.

Approved Fire Alarm Companies - Alarm Companies that are approved by the Fire Department to conduct fire alarm system design and monitoring.

Knox Box Ordering - Order your Knox Box online, after installation, contact the Fire Department. 

2022 Fire Alarm Sticker Record - Form FA103 record fire alarm inspection.