Fire Permits and Inspections

The Fire Prevention Division issues permits, conducts hazard inspections and provides services to builders and developers, including plan review, environmental site assessments, permits and life safety systems inspections.

The Prevention Division is led by Assistant Fire Chief and Fire Marshal David Cannady, who is responsible for developing, maintaining and enforcing the fire code.

NOTICE: Central Fire Construction


Due to construction at Central Fire Station, fire administration staff have been temporarily relocated. Please call 214.509.4400 for assistance before visiting.

International Fire Code Changes


Effective August 27, 2019, the City of Allen has adopted the 2018 International Fire Code.  All permits submitted on or after September 1, 2019 must adhere to the new code and local amendments. View new code and local amendments.

Fire Code Resources


The following links provide assistance in understanding the local fire code and amendments adopted by the City of Allen.

Payment Options


The Fire Department is now accepting credit cards (Mastercard and Visa) as forms of payment for permit and inspection fees.