Houston Fire Department

Houston Fire Marshal Office

1801 Smith, Ste. 600
Houston, TX 77002

The Fire Marshal's Office oversees the Arson Bureau which includes arson, origin/cause, intelligence, prosecution; and the Life Safety Bureau of the Houston Fire Department which includes inspection, education, enforcement, and code development.

June 2017 - Houston Fire Department Life Safety Bureau Performance Audit, Office of the Controller.

For more information regarding The Stay Home, Work Safe Order and how to report a business please see the following resources from the Harris County Stay Home Work Safe Order:

Harris County Stay Home, Work Safe Order at www.readyharris.org/Stay-Home

The website now has an easy form for people can use to report

Complaint Line: Call 832-839-6941

General Questions: Email stayathome@cjo.hctx.net

Essential vs Non-Essential: visit www.readyharris.org/stay-home OR www.cisa.org


Arson Tips (24 hour): 713.222.8477
HFD Arson Office: 832.395.8542

Inspections and Prevention

Hazards / Violations (Non-Business Hours): 713.884.3143
HFD LSB Office: 832.394.6900


Houston Permitting Center: 832.394.9000
1002 Washington Ave., ZIP 77002