Fire Code, Inspections, and Permits

The City of Irving is currently under the International Fire Code, 2015 Edition with Amendments as adopted by Sec. 17-4. in the Irving, Texas - Land Development Code.

For questions concerning the Fire Code for the City of Irving, plan review, or information concerning inspections, please contact Assistant Fire Marshal James Malone.

Permits

If you are a registered contractor applying for a fire permit, you can obtain a permit online. Call (972) 721-2651 to obtain a password / PIN if you do not already have one. Fire permits include: fire alarm, fire sprinkler, fire main underground and other fire safety related systems. 
 
You can apply, pay for and print your own permit, as well as get results of inspections. If you need help, view the ETrakit online instructions (PDF).
  
Access the following documents for more information.

Knox Box/Locks

You can now order KNOX® Boxes and locks directly from the KNOX® website. Please select IRVING FIRE DEPT as your local department when ordering. Click here for more information.

Private Fire Hydrants


Fire hydrants not owned by the City are considered Private Hydrants and must be serviced by the property owner. The Fire Department must be provided with documentation on an annual basis stating private fire hydrants have been tested, inspected and maintained in accordance with NFPA 25. To learn more about this policy, go the the Private Hydrants page.

Tier II Reports


Properties that store hazardous chemicals must submit a Tier II report every year through the Texas Commission on Environment Quality (TCEQ). Go to the TCEQ Tier II Chemical Reporting page for more information.