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The Official Website of the Chandler Arizona Fire Department

Chandler Fire Prevention Bureau

Pay My Bill buttonLife safety and property protection are the primary goals of the Chandler Fire Prevention Bureau. Fire Prevention personnel perform inspections of businesses within the City of Chandler to assist business owners in eliminating hazards and maintaining a safe workplace. The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for enforcing city council adopted codes and ordinances, issuing various permits, follow-up on citizen complaints in regards to possible hazards, and maintaining records for business in the city. The Fire Prevention Division also conducts Fire Investigations. They are frequently assigned to determine the cause and origin of fires. Members of this division also assist other departments throughout the Valley through mutual aid agreements. Any arson activity can be reported to the Arson Hotline at 1-800-352-7766.

              

Fire Inspections &    Permits and Fees  

Beginning July 2009 Chandler Fire Department has instituted an inspection/permit fee for the following businesses:

  • Commercial/Residential Care Facility,
  • Commercial/Residential Daycare,
  • Commercial/Residential Institutions, and
  • Motor Vehicle Fuel-Dispensing.

Your business will be billed for the inspection/permit that is required by the Fire Code (see City Permit Fee Schedule).

Thank you in advance for your cooperation. If you have any questions or want to schedule an inspection, please contact the CFHM Department at 480-782-2121 and be prepared to provide the following information: type of inspection requested; type of business; name of business, address and phone number of business, contact name and number.

Permits & Fees:

For all other permits (including assembly, high pile storage, hotwork cutting and welding, etc.), please call 480-782-2121
Fire Prevention Bureau Inspections & Assessments

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Chandler Fire Codes  
  • The City of Chandler is currently using the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC) with City Amendments. A copy of the IFC with City amendments can be found at any Chandler Public Library in the reference section. There is no online version of the 2012 IFC. 
 

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Fire Protection Contractors  

The City of Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department maintains a list of approved fire protection contractors who provide installation, maintenance, repair and inspection services to the general public. Contractors not on the Fire Protection Contractor’s list are prohibited from doing business in the City of Chandler. If you would like a copy of this list please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau at 480-782-2121.

For contractors: To request to be put on the Fire Protection Contactors List for the City of Chandler fill-out and return  the form below:

For any additional questions call Fire Prevention at 480-782-2121.
      

Fire Protection: Extinguishers

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Fireworks
 
 
Arizona law regulates when and where fireworks can be bought, sold and used in the state. The law was recently revised to create uniformity among all cities and towns.
  • The sale of permissible consumer fireworks is allowed from May 20 through July 6 and December 10 through January 3. 
  • The use of permissible consumer fireworks is allowed June 24 through July 6 and December 24 through January 3 on private property, with the permission of the property owner.
The use of permissible consumer fireworks is prohibited on all publicly owned or managed land, buildings and facilities, including but not limited to: City offices and facilities, public parks, public parking lots, public school buildings and facilities, public retention basins, roads, streets and sidewalks. 
 
The law does not apply to novelty items: snappers, snap caps, glow worms, snakes, party poppers, toy smoke devices and sparklers, which have always been considered permissible. Permissible fireworks include: cylindrical and cone fountains, illuminating torches, wheels, ground spinners, flitter sparklers, ground sparkling devices. This chart will help you to determine if a product is legal or illegal to use in the City of Chandler.

The use of fireworks may be restricted in certain areas if a Federal or State agency implements Stage One Fire Restrictions.
 
The Chandler Fire, Health & Medical Department encourages residents to use caution when storing, handling and using fireworks, and when in the vicinity of other people using fireworks.  

 

Fireworks Sparklers

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Use of Flamable Spray Finish  
  • The City of Chandler Fire Department does not allow any flammable spray finish or any other spray finish (ie: environmentally friendly or green paints) to be sprayed outside of a spray booth, in accordance with the IFC. There is to be no (minor or major) bodywork, touch-up, dent work, scratch repair, pin stripping, wheel repair, or bed liner spraying outside of a spray booth.
 

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Use or Storage of Hazardous Materials  
  • Hazardous Materials Inventory Sheet
    480-782-2121
Hazardous Materials

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Water Hydrants  
 

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Illegal Burning and No Burn Days  

Illegal Burning

  • There is NO open burning allowed within the city limits of Chandler. This includes:
    • Trash/Debris
    • Tree Trimmings, Leaves or Weeds
    • Papers/Documents

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Knox Box  
  • A KNOX-BOX® Rapid Entry System is required when a structure's Fire Sprinkler Riser Control and/or a Fire Alarm System are located inside the building. To obtain a Knox Box, order online (enter “Chandler” under City) or pick up a form at Chandler Fire Department Headquarters, 151 East Boston St, Chandler, AZ 85225. For more information, call 480-782-2121. 
 

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Plan Review Guides and Standard Details  
 

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Records Requests and Reports  
  • Report Request Form (pdf)
    Fire Reports, Occupancy Inspection Reports, Environmental Reports, Hazardous Materials Incidents, Spills, Underground Tanks, Aboveground Tanks, Vaulted Tanks, etc.
     
 

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