You can find the laws and regulations on our Burn Laws page.Open Burn Laws page.
To schedule construction inspections such as for sprinkler, fire alarm or occupancy approvals, visit hello.stafford.va.us or call 540-658-4151.
To schedule an inspection of your existing building, call 540-658-8648.
The Fire Marshal’s Office assists the Stafford County Building Official by reviewing all fire protection or life safety system design documents submitted for construction permit approval. The status of all construction plan reviews can be found by visiting hello.stafford.va.us and searching using the permit number assigned to the project.If you are unable to find your permit or have questions about the construction permit process and fees, contact the Community Development Services Center at 540-658-8650.this site.
Many types of facilities, processes, operations or construction activities require permits. Check out our “Do I Need a Permit ” page for a list of permits, criteria and additional information.
The Stafford County Board of Supervisors has established and frequently updates an approved fee schedule for these services. For more information, review the current adopted Fee Schedule .
Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code.
Stafford County is listed as a 04/4Y jurisdiction by the Insurance Services Organization. A copy of the latest official PPC designation letter is available hereClassification Rating document (PDF).
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It also reduces the possibilities of backdraft (explosion) and flashover. Another reason for venting the roof is to see how far the fire has progressed. One of the fastest avenues through which fires spread is the attic. Heat and smoke rise into the attic where the fire can move quickly. Firefighters may go ahead of the fire on a roof and cut holes to access the attic to stop the fire from spreading through the attic.