Codes Enforcement Inspections

This program is responsible for enforcing State adopted fire and building codes in specific occupancies that are newly constructed, as well as conducting annual inspections for compliance in several occupancy types. (A list is provided below.) Complaint investigation in all occupancies is also a major responsibility. Blasting complaint investigation, storage of explosive materials, Class B (display) fireworks, Class C (common fireworks), Class I and Class II LP Gas facilities are other areas of responsibility. Each Deputy State Fire Marshal is certified by a national organization such as NFPA or ICC, and the State of Tennessee.