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The Fire Code Enforcement Division of the Fort Wayne Fire Department’s mission is to prevent fires before they happen. Its staff is dedicated to making Fort Wayne a safer place to live, work, and visit by providing the highest level of fire protection to residents and guests. The Fire Code Enforcement Division achieves these goals by:

  • Ensuring that newly constructed structures are designed with the proper fire  protection and life safety systems built into them.
  • Eliminating fire and life safety hazards.
  • Regulating the storage, use and handling of hazardous materials.
  • Enforcing the Indiana Fire Code as well as local ordinance.
  • Performing annual inspections for code compliance.
  • Conducting inspections during and at the completion (occupancy phase) of the construction process.
  • Responding to safety complaints.

The Fire Code Enforcement Division strives to provide courteous, timely, and quality assistance to persons seeking to develop property within the City of Fort Wayne. Its staff looks forward to working with you to ensure your project minimizes the risks that contribute to the loss of life and property.


Firstname Lastname Phone Email
Jim Murua 427-1479 JimMurua@cityoffortwayne.org
Henry Willis 427-1479 HenryWillis@cityoffortwayne.org