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Fire Prevention/Code Enforcement
Responsibilities
This section oversees the fire prevention and fire investigation programs. Fire Prevention is responsible for:
  • Enforcing the fire codes of the City of East Point and the State of Georgia.
  • Annual business inspections.
  • Determining the cause and circumstances of fires and explosions.
  • Reviewing building and sites detection and suppression plans to ensure code compliance.
  • Reviewing fire lane plans.
  • Issuing certificates of occupancy to new businesses.

Fire Marshal

The Fire Marshal is responsible for managing three investigators and the Fire Prevention/Code Enforcement section. The Fire Marshal and each of the inspectors have received their National Fire Protection Inspector Certifications (NFPA) and are post certified police officers.

Fire Prevention Statistics for July 2003 – June 2004

 Month Inspections  Fire Protection Inspections Certificate of Occupancy  Fires Investigated  Arson Fires 
July

12

 0

42

14

7

August 

101

 25

 25

 12

 5

September 

78

 0

 41

 15

 5

October 

 103

 0

 24

 13

 4

November 

 73

 0

 31

 15

 3

December 

 36

 22

 21

 11

 3

January

 5

 9

 43

 12

 4

February 

 34

 0

 38

 2

 2

March 

 59

 14

 52

 14

 4

April 

 22

 7

 48

 17

 4

May 

 23

 11

 37

 2

 3

June 

 72

 0

 44

 8

 2


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East Point, Georgia 30344