Fire Permits & Reports



Checks should be mailed to:

Arlington County Fire Prevention Office

1020 N. Hudson Street, 2nd floor

Arlington, VA 22201.

In person payments are by appointment only.

We are no longer able to process permits in the Fire Department office on the fourth floor at the Ellen M. Bozman Government Center at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard.

 2022 Fee Table(PDF, 221KB)

You must submit the following forms to the Fire Prevention Office, with payment if required, before work or action can begin:


*A tank removal or abandonment requires a permit from the Fire prevention Office and possibly a Mechanical Permit from Inspection Services Division.

Please ensure you have all applicable permits before scheduling an inspection. Inspection Services can be reached at 703-228-3800.


Report Fire Protection System out of service: 703-558-2222 (24-hour police and fire non-emergency number)

Required information

  • Type of report  (fire, medical or Fire Marshal’s)
  • Type of incident (auto fire, house or apartment fire, medical, etc.)
  • Incident address, date and time
  • Incident number, if available
  • Name of client, occupant, or patient
  • Your name and address, if different than any listed above

County Freedom of Information Act Page (click here)


  • Only subject or subject’s authorized agent, with valid proof, may request a report. Government-issued photo ID may be required.
  • Reports subject to criminal investigations cannot be released.