Fire Prevention and Code Regulations

The goal of the Grand Prairie Fire Prevention Division is to provide a fire-safe community for the citizens, visitors, and businesses of the City of Grand Prairie.   


Fire Code Regulations

Please choose a link below to find out more about the various code regulations. For additional information please call Fire Prevention at 972-237-8312.

***Please submit review plans to our Fire Prevention Division through the City of Grand Prairie's online self-service portal

  • These summaries contain important and commonly-encountered or challenging requirements intended to assist you by clarifying and interpreting a complex and detailed Fire Code.
  • These summaries DO NOT completely outline all Fire Code requirements.
  • These summaries CANNOT be used to demonstrate Fire Code compliance in any case.

**There is a link to the complete Fire Code and referenced standards on the website. Please contact the Fire Marshal’s Office for more specific information.



Fire Inspection and Permit Fees

Our fee schedule has recently been revised in an attempt to be more user friendly: Fire Department Fee Schedule(PDF, 143KB)

If you have any questions about the attached schedule of fees, please contact us at 972-237-8312 or email


Fire Prevention

Being prepared and informed is one of the best methods to help prevent structural fires. Click the documents below for more information on how to keep your home safe.



All boxes shall be purchased online through the Knox® Company at Be sure to specify the city of Grand Prairie, Texas, when ordering. Proper installation and maintenance is the responsibility of the building owner/occupant.

For more information on the KnoxBox installation regulations visit our document on Building Access(PDF, 59KB) and Vehicle Access Gates(PDF, 194KB).



Helpful Links

2021 International Fire Code (IFC):

NFPA Codes and Standards: