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The Fire Marshal's Office conducts fire inspections in assembly areas, business, mercantile, factory-industrial, hazardous, daycare, foster care, institutional, and educational facilities.

The Fire Marshal's Office is located at Statesville City Hall - 227 S. Center Street.  Inspections can be scheduled by calling the office at 704-878-3401 or via email.

PERIODIC FIRE CODE INSPECTIONS
Periodic fire code inspections are required by the North Carolina State Fire Prevention Code for all premises, except one and two family dwellings, and are scheduled based on your type of occupancy as defined by the Fire Code. The examples below illustrate the minimum frequency rate of inspections; however, it is not an all inclusive list.

INFORMAL INTERNAL REVIEW 
COMPLAINT FORM

YEARLY INSPECTIONS
Assembly Areas - Restaurants, clubs, gyms and places of entertainment, etc.
Hazardous Materials Facilities - Hazardous materials, flammable liquids and explosives facilities, etc.
High-Rise Buildings – All use types.
Institutional Facilities - Hospital, nursing homes, licensed care facilities, jails, etc.
Residential Locations – Apartments, hotels, motels, dormitories, etc.

TWO YEAR INSPECTIONS
Educational Facilities – Private schools, etc. public schools are inspected every six months.
Factory / Industrial Facilities – Manufacturing and assembly plants, etc.

THREE YEAR INSPECTIONS

Assembly Areas – With an occupant load less than 100
Business Locations – Banks, barber & beauty shops, gas stations & self-service, educational occupancies above the 12th grade, print shops, professional service offices (architects, attorneys, dentists, physicians, engineers), etc.
Mercantile Facilities - Department stores, drug stores, markets, retail or wholesale stores, etc.
Miscellaneous Facilities – Tanks, silos, greenhouses, etc.
Religious Facilities - Churches and synagogues
Storage Facilities – Warehouses, garages, hangers, etc.