Fire reflected in fire truck window
  • Fire Regulations

    The Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for ensuring local and state fire codes are adhered to by businesses who operate within the City of Virginia Beach. This is done through annual inspections to ensure compliance and the safety and welfare of all citizens.

  • Fire Prevention Bureau

    Virginia Beach Fire Marshals are tasked with ensuring that all businesses operating in the City of Virginia Beach are in compliance with the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code and Code of the City of Virginia Beach, Section 12 – Fire Prevention and Protection.

    Questions regarding Fire Codes should be directed to the Fire Prevention Bureau at (757) 385-4228. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Fire truck with ladder extended putting out fire at apartment building