Bureau of Fire Prevention

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The Bureau of Fire Prevention is a critical component of the Daphne Fire Department’s effort to protect the city’s citizens against the loss of life and property. This is done through its enforcement of the Municipal Fire Codes and by conducting fire and life safety inspections of businesses, schools, hotels, and all other public places of assembly within the city. Inspections are done on an annual basis to insure that each entity complies with all required fire codes.

Responsibilities

Some of the primary responsibilities of the Bureau of Fire Prevention are as follows:

  • Plan review: Reviewing all new construction for fire code compliance
  • Fire/Business Inspections: conducted on all businesses in the City limits of Daphne annually
  • Final Inspections/Certification of Occupancy: conducted on all new businesses in the City limits of Daphne
  • Fire Protection Permits: for installation and servicing of any type of fire protection system
  • Fire Investigations: determine the cause and origin of all structural fires in the City limits of Daphne
  • Fire Prevention: conducting fire safety programs for school age children, as well as adults

The City of Daphne has adopted the 2012 International Fire Code with Amendments.

Required Permits

The following is a list of permits required and a link to the Fire Protection Permit requirements:

  • Installation Permits
    Fire Pumps
    Fire Sprinkler Systems
    Fire Alarm Systems
    Hood Extinguisher Systems
    Fixed Extinguisher Systems
  • Inspection/Service Permits
    Fire Pumps
    Fire Sprinkler Systems
    Fire Alarm Systems
    Hood Extinguisher Systems
    Fixed Extinguisher Systems
    Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Burn Permits
    Incinerator/Smoke Curtain
    Bonfires (no fee)
    Outdoor burning (no fee)

 

Contact

Chip Martin, Fire Marshal
Daphne Bureau of Fire Prevention
Daphne City Hall
Hours: Monday – Friday, 7am – 3:30pm
Phone: (251) 621-2815
Fax: (251) 621-0067
Email: cmartin@daphnefire.org
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 400, Daphne, AL 36256
Physical Address: 1705 Main St., Daphne, AL 36526