Fire Prevention Division

The most effective way to fight a fire is to prevent it before it starts. For this reason the City of Celina has adopted Codes and Regulations aimed at making our buildings and homes safer from the ravages of fire. These requirements will result in fewer fires, less damaging fires and an improved insurance rating.

*We are a paperless permit office*

Contractor's Information
The City has adopted the 2018 International Fire Code with the North Central Texas Council of Governments amendments option (b). These amendments are consistent with most cities in the D/FW metroplex. Click here for more information.  A copy of these amendments may be sent upon request. Please direct inquiries to the Celina Fire Prevention Division at (972) 382-2653. Current Celina Fire Code Amendments

An important provision of the fire code concerns installation of fire safety systems. Installation or alteration of any Fire Protection or Life Safety System shall only be performed by State Licensed Contractors. Plans for these systems must be submitted for review and must be approved by the Celina Fire Department prior to any Fire Protection or Life Safety System installation or alteration.

Submittal Process                                                                                                                                                                          All submittals must be sent to our third party plan reviewer, Traditions Fire Consulting at traditionsfire@gmail.com or call  (972) 979-0631 before submitting to the City. Once approved by Traditions, you will contact the City Permit Manager, Barbara Hoskins at bhoskins@celina-tx.gov or call (972) 382-2682 Ext. 1038.

All submittals to be in a single PDF file and emailed to permits@celina-tx.gov. Larger files can be sent by www.hightail.com, upload, and email to submittal@celina-tx.gov

Please note that a set of approved plans must remain at the job site. For Inspections or Acceptance Tests, please contact the Fire Prevention Division at (972) 382-2653. Allow five (10) business days for completion of an inspection and the reporting of the results.

Fire sprinkler and fire alarm plans must include a plan review submittal sheet with the plans. 

The Celina Fire Prevention Division has prepared comprehensive documents with information on the permitting and inspection processes. Please review these documents by clicking on the links below or clicking under Contractor Fire Systems on the menu to the left.

1. Reasons why fire alarm systems fail inspection
2. Reasons why Sprinkler system installation fail inspection
3. Above Ground Tank Installation Check List 
4. Access Controlled Doors
5. Access Gates 
6. Construction Site Above Ground Tanks 
7. Fire Alarm Permit
8. Fire Hydrants
9. Fire Lane Requirements
10. Fire Sprinkler Monitoring 
11. Fire Sprinkler Permit
12. Fire Watch Requirements 
13. Fireworks Permit
14. Hazmat Permit 
15. Hood System Permit
16. Knox Box Requirements
17. Open Burning Requirements
18. Paint Spray Booths
19. Permit Application Forms
20. Recreational Fire Requirements
21. Tent Permit
22. Underground Storage Tanks
23. Signage Requirements



  1. Keith Brumfield

    Captain
    Phone: 972-200-3840


  2. Marty Nevil

    Captain
    Phone: 972-201-3179