The men and women of the Fire Prevention Division are dedicated to promoting life safety throughout the City and County of Denver.
We do this through continuous and efficient fire protection practices that enforce the Denver Fire Code--a code based on international safety standards and sharpened through local experience. These fire prevention practices include comprehensive programs of inspections, permits, life-safety system testing, licensing, public event safety, and hazardous material code enforcement.
If you are holding a public event involving 250 or more people, the Denver Fire Code requires you, as the event manager, to hire a firefighter, or multiple firefighters, depending on the size of the event, to be present to ensure public safety by:
These Special Detail Firefighters are specially trained and selected to participate in the program. As the event manager, you are required to schedule their participation and pay for their services.
Denver Manager of Finance
You can deliver in person to:
745 West Colfax Avenue - 1st Floor
(receipt will be issued)
Or mail to:
P.O. Box 733422
Dallas, TX 75373-3422
Payment may also be made online by credit card.
Permit hours are Monday - Friday 7am-9:30am.
You can also call (720) 913-3474 if you have questions regarding making payments.
Our staff is comprised of:
For more information about Fire Prevention, please view our Frequently Asked Questions guide.
For questions please feel free to contact us at:
Fire Prevention Unit