- Fire Prevention
The Fire Prevention & Life Safety Division of the Fire Marshal’s Office strives to reduce the risk relating to the impacts of fire where people live, work, and assemble by performing inspections and code compliance reviews. We thoroughly inspect all commercial businesses within the City of Taylor to include schools, child care centers, foster care homes, medical facilities, and assisted living centers. The goal of any fire inspection is simple — Identify and prevent risks for a fire.
Commercial inspections are performed by certified inspectors with the City of Taylor Fire Department on an annual basis to assess and mitigate potential fire- and life-safety hazards in buildings.
The inspection performed is related to adopted codes, standards, and ordinances in the City of Taylor. Codes tell you what requirements need to be met, and what features of fire protection (e.g. fire-sprinkler system, fire-alarm system, etc.) need to be installed. Standards tell you how to properly install equipment or systems required in the code.
Building inspections benefit the building/business owners, as well as those who use the building, by offering:
The City of Taylor has adopted the 2018 International Fire Code with amendments. View the 2018 IFC Adopted Amendments by clicking here.