Fire Prevention and Fire Inspections

The Division of Fire Prevention and Public Education proudly serves the community in conducting annual fire safety inspections, reviewing plans for new construction, performing permit inspections, determining cause and origin of fires, and delivering public education and community outreach programs. 


All fire related construction plans and permit inspections for new or existing structures are handled by the Division of Fire Prevention and Public Education, in coordination with all other appropriate City of Hallandale Beach departments.

For more information about construction fire permits and inspections, permit applications, or for permit tracking and inquiries, visit Development Services.

Fire related permit inspections can NOT be scheduled through the Building Department's automated system; please call the Division to have it scheduled at (954) 457-1470. 


The Fire Prevention Division is responsible for maintaining Florida Fire Prevention and related Life Safety Code compliance, including conducting over 2,200 annual fire safety inspections and associated reinspections. All new and existing business occupancies are required to have an annual inspection for the purpose of maintaining their business tax receipt as they relate to Operating Permit. These occupancies include, but are not limited to: 

  • rental apartment and condominium buildings
  • business offices and retail stores
  • industrial and manufacturing facilities
  • nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and other medical centers
  • schools and daycare facilities
  • recreational or educational centers
  • dining and entertainment establishments

*Division personnel are also responsible for hazardous material permitting and occupational license inspections as they relate to fire safety.


Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue responds to approximately 3,000 fire calls per-year. In some cases a fire investigation is necessary. The Division of Fire Prevention and Public Educations works closely with the Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office (South Region) to determine the cause and origin of these fires. Report information may be obtained by contacting the Prevention Division or the State Fire Marshal's Office.