Fire Marshal's Office

The Fire Marshal's Office issues permits, conducts hazard inspections and provides services to builders and developers, including plan review, environmental site assessments, permits and life safety systems inspections. Allen's Fire Marshal is responsible for developing, maintaining and enforcing the Fire Code.

International Fire Code Changes


Effective Aug. 27, 2019, the City of Allen adopted the 2018 International Fire Code. All permits submitted on or after Sept. 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.