Fire Prevention

Life safety and property protection are the primary goals of the Chandler Fire Prevention Division. 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 Division 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 businesses in the City. Fire Prevention also conducts Fire Investigations. They are frequently assigned to determine the cause and origin of fires. Members of the division 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.

Inspections and Permits   

Chandler Fire InspectorIf you have any questions or want to schedule an inspection, please contact Fire Prevention at 480-782-2120 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 are required for:

  • Hazardous Materials
  • Special Event Fireworks Displays
  • Temporary Membrane Structure/Tents
  • Open Flame/Open Burning
  • Carnivals and Fairs
For permit applications,  please call 480-782-2120 or email Fire Prevention.

Fire Codes

The City of Chandler currently operates under the 2015 edition of International Fire Codes with the 2014 edition of the National Electrical Code. The City has adopted the 2018 editions of the International Codes and the 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code with an effective date of July 1, 2019. All plans submitted for review on or after July 1 must be designed to comply with the new code editions. Plans submitted prior to July 1 may be designed under the 2015 or 2018 editions.


Fire Protection Contractors

Chandler Fire maintains a list of approved fire protection contractors who provide maintenance, repair and inspection services to the general public. Contractors not on the Fire Protection Contractors List are prohibited from doing business in the City of Chandler. If you would like a copy of this list or want to apply to be added to this list, please contact the Fire Prevention at 480-782-2120 or email Fire Prevention.


Plan Review Guides

Chandler Fire has several Plan Review Guides and Standard Details available online to assist you with your plan review submittals.

To submit a plan for review or to ask questions about plan reviews, please call Planning Services at


Records Requests

Reports can be requested for all of the following:  Fire Reports, Occupancy Inspection Reports, Environmental Reports, Hazardous Materials Incidents, Spills, Underground Tanks, Aboveground Tanks, Vaulted Tanks.


Consumer Fireworks

Arizona law regulates when and where consumer fireworks can be bought, sold and used in the state.