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CONTACT INFO Columbus Division of Fire
3639 Parsons Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43207
Office: 614.221.3132
Fire Prevention Bureau : 614.645.7641

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Our responsibilities are enforcing the Fire Prevention Code and  providing an effective Fire Prevention Program.


    • Offices
    • Commercial
    • Residential
    Code Compliance

    Code Compliance The City of Columbus Fire Code, in conjunction with the Ohio Fire Code is a City law that establishes minimum fire safety requirements for a wide range of activities in the City of Columbus. - learn more

    Emergency Planning and Preparedness

    Emergency Planning and Preparedness This office assures that each building conforms to current fire codes and fire equipment is properly maintained in accordance with Ch.4 of the OFC- Emergency Planning and Preparedness. - learn more

    Environmental Requests

    Environmental Requests Requests for fire incident reports, environmental requests and multiple other permits are handled through this section. - learn more

    Plans Review & Witness Testing Inspection Office

    Plans Review & Witness Testing Inspection Office This Office reviews plans for renovations and new construction, concerning fire suppression systems and fire alarm systems. All KNOX INformation. - learn more

    institution, education and requested inspections office

    institution, education and requested inspections office This office accommodates request for the fire inspections of intuitions, education Facilities, daycare centers, group homes, and homes for foster care, homes for adoptions, in-home child care and businesses requiring a fire inspection for state accreditation.  - learn more

    Public Assembly Inspections Office

    Public Assembly Inspections Office This Office includes Public Assembly inspections, Mobile Food Vendor Inspections, Pyrotechnics (Flame Effects, Fireworks) inspections and Indoor/Outdoor Events and Festivals. - learn more

    High Hazards

    High Hazards HIGH HAZARDS This office is responsible for the fire inspections listed below Industrial Hazmat InspectionsTank InspectionsHigh Hazard InspectionsHotel Motel InspectionsMarijuana Facilities - learn more

    Environmental Research Public Request 2019 Revised 12/2019 CITY OF COLUMBUS COLUMBUS DIVISION OF FIRE FIRE PREVENTION BUREAU 3639 PARSONS AVENUE, Rm 148 COLUMBUS, OHIO 43207 614-645-7641, EXT. 0FAX [email protected] RESEARCH /REQUEST FORM Date Business Name Address City State Zip Phone Number ( ) Fax ( ) Contact Pe - learn more

    Fire Alarm Acceptance Test Procedures
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    CFD Public-Fire Drill Log FIRE DRILL RECORD/LOG: Month Time # of occupants Evac Time **Smoke Detectors Comments JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC ** List location of smoke detector activated during drill. CFD Public Fire Drill Log Fire Prevention Bureau 3639 Parsons Ave Columbus, Ohio 43207 (614)645-7641 Ext. 7-5607 www.columbus.g - learn more

    Fire Suppression Inspection Procedures
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    Preliminary Site Plan Checklist
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    Public Information Request
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    CFD Permit-Requested Inspections Application Requested Inspections Application
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    Smoke Alarm Systems Testing
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    Sprinkler Inspection Scheduling
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    Fire Alarm Suppression Application   - learn more

    Fire Incident Request Form   - learn more

    Open Burning Guidelines
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    Instruction Sheet for Burn Permit
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    Public Information Request 2015   - learn more

    Smoke Alarm Systems Testing
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    Smoke CO Detector Installation Release
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