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The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for enforcing the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code, performing safety inspections for county businesses, investigating causes of fires and explosions, issuing burning and blasting permits, reviewing fire protection system plans, and ensuring and educating the public about fire safety.

Knox Box Information


Annual Inspection Checklist
Approved 2019 Aerial Firework Displays/Stands
Approved Fireworks List
Blasting Application ($15/site)
Burning Application ($25/site)
Explosives Storage Application ($100/magazine)
Fire Alarm Checklist
Fireworks Aerial Display Application

Mobile Food Preparation Vehicle Guide

Retail Fireworks Sales Guidelines
Sprinkler System Checklist
Tent Inspection Guide

Safety Bulletins
Barn Fire Safety
Carbon Monoxide Safety
Campfire Safety Tips
Candle Safety Tips
CFL Light Bulb Safety
Christmas Tree Safety Tips
Dryer Safety Tips  
Electrical Safety Tips
Escape Planning
Fire Pit and Chimneas Safety Tips
Fireworks Safety Tips
Generator Safety Tips 
Grilling Safety Tips

Heating Safety Tips

Heating Safety Tips2

Hoarding Safety Tips
Lightning Safety Tips
Outdoor Electrical Safety Tips
Oxygen Safety 
Pet Safety Tips
Portable Fireplace Safety Tips
Smoke Alarms for persons with Disabilities
Smoke Alarm Safety Tips 
Thanksgiving Safety Tips
Turkey Fryer Safety Tips
Wildland Fire Safety Tips 
Winter Freeze Tips
Winter Holiday Safety Tips