Houston Fire Department

Houston Fire Marshal Office

500 Jefferson, Ste. 1600
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.

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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

Also see, Permit Portal Website at permits.houstontx.gov to log in to your account.