Due to safety concerns during the COVID-19 crisis, the Fire Marshal’s Office High-rise and Fire Life Safety Team is requiring that no more than two people walk with the Fire Inspector during a fire inspection. Preferable only one person should walk with the inspector.  All State and CDC guidelines should be followed during the inspection.  In addition, the following shall be followed:

  1. Only one person shall ride in an elevator with the Fire Inspector.
  2. Face coverings shall be worn for the duration of the inspection.
  3. Fire safety plan consultations shall be done over the phone.
  4. A pre-inspection meeting shall be done over the phone.

If the person meeting the inspector is not feeling well or has any symptom’s or known contact with a person who has tested positive for COVID-19 please re-schedule the inspection. 

The inspection process may be modified by the Fire Inspector to help mitigate the risk for all parties.

The health and well-being of the Inspector and the staff of the property are of the upmost importance.

Feel free to contact your Inspector with any questions or concerns.

Thanks, stay safe and stay healthy,

Houston High-rise Fire and Life Safety Team

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