Arizona State Fire Marshal


To reduce hazards to life and property through enforcement of the Arizona Fire Codes. The office shall perform its duties by performing inspections and fire investigations, by providing public education and by adopting fire protection codes.






December 2nd, 2015 

Adoption of 2012 IFC

The Department of Fire Building and Life Safety, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) is pleased to announce the formal adoption of the 2012 International Fire Code (IFC).

The adoption of the 2012 IFC was reviewed and approved by consent agenda at the November 3rd meeting of the Governor's Regulatory Review Council. With this approval, the State of Arizona Fire Code will be the 2012 IFC, effective January 3,2016.

The new code can be viewed for free at:

The 2012 amendments are available here: to 2012 IFC.pdf


May 7th, 2015

Electronic applications

The electronic online application and submission system is now available for all Fire Marshal Permit types.  You must now use the form at to apply for all Fire Marshal Permits. 


All permit applications for the State Fire Marshal’s Office must be submitted using the online application submittal system.  Paper applications are no longer accepted.  Although you must submit your application using the online system, it is not required that you pay at the time of submittal.  ***Click Here for more information***


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Arizona Fireworks

  • Effective December 1, 2010; the sale of and use of Authorized fireworks is permitted in the State of Arizona.
If you wish to sell or use fireworks you must comply with the State Fire Marshal's Fire Standards pursuant to:

A.R.S. §§36-1601 through 36-1610. Click the link below for more information:

Arizona Firework Information




Fire School

For Fire School information, please visit:


State Fire Code 

International Fire Code - IFC - 2012 edition

Fire Watch 


Some jurisdictions contract with private third party service providers.

List of Jurisdictions Currently Contracting for Service


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