Fire Marshal | Important Notices


Please Note

Beginning May 1, 2023, all plan submittals are required to be one hard copy and one digital copy on a USB device. The USB device shall be formatted to be compatible with bluebeam.

New Construction Process [PDF]


Ways to Submit Plans

January 1, 2021

  • MAIL: If plans are submitted by mail, include two copies of the plans, permit request and payment.
  • IN PERSON: Plans can be submitted in person at our main office

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Our clerks will then receive and process your plans submittal and/or fee payment.  You will then receive an e-mail with a receipt of your submission.  To schedule an inspection, or if you have any questions, please call our office at (281) 238-1500.

  1. If you have questions regarding a construction project, please contact Battalion Chief Michael Voorhies at (281)238-1500 or by email at
  2. Construction meetings are conducted on Wednesdays from 9am-2pm. Contact the office to schedule a meeting.


Should you have any other questions, please contact our office at (281)238-1500.


We have adopted new codes

As of November 9, 2021, unincorporated Fort Bend County will utilize the 2021 International Fire Code, related Local Amendments and the Fort Bend County Fire Code [PDF].

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