Fire Marshal

About the Division

The Office of the Fire Marshal conducts all fire and life safety code enforcement activities through building plans examination and on-site fire inspections. Fire Marshals are trained and certified through national certification processes to determine code violations and to offer violation remedies. Fire Marshals follow state code and local ordinances to ensure that public buildings are safe for occupancy, and in the event of an emergency, occupants can safely escape. Building occupancy and permitting questions should be directed to the Fire Marshal’s Office 912-644-5960.


To provide a fire safe community for citizens and visitors; maintain an aggressive, proactive fire prevention program; target areas where the public is at increased risk during a fire event; educate customers on the importance of fire safety and make Savannah a fire safe city.