The Fire & Life Safety Division’s primary role relates to building and community safety. In 2022, the Division conducted over 5,700 inspection activities and over 1,100 plan reviews.
The Division is responsible for mitigating life safety hazards, compliance of building codes, approval of building plans, investigation of fires/arson, testing fire systems, and public education. In addition, the Division enforces applicable provisions of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Codes and Standards, Florida Fire Prevention Code, the Florida Building Code, and the Town of Davie Municipal Code of Ordinances as it relates to life safety enforcement for the public. Annual fire inspections are also conducted on all commercial and residential occupancies equal to three units and greater as mandated by law.
All Division Fire Inspectors are State of Florida certified Firefighters and Fire Safety Inspectors.