The Phoenix Fire Department understands that as a contractor time is money and knowledge is power. To assist you and provide a higher level of customer service we have created this section specifically for you. Below you'll find the latest information on what's new in Fire Prevention and recent code changes that may effect you.  We look forward to working with you.  If a permit is required, the topics below should prove helpful.

Additional permits may be required by the Planning and Planning & Development Department.  If you cannot locate the information you need regarding commercial development, contact the Fire Prevention Division at 602-262-7811.

The Fire Code of the City of Phoenix is based on the 2012 International Fire Code with Phoenix amendments. The code was effective July 1, 2013.

Bret Tarver Sprinkler Ordinance An automatic sprinkler system shall be installed throughout all levels of all new Group A, B, E, F, H, I, M, R-1, R-2, R-4, and S occupancies of more than zero square feet and throughout all R-3 and U occupancies of more than 5,000 square feet. ​