Fire Marshal

Dave_Sweet__3_North Lauderdale’s Fire Marshal, and Fire Code Official, is Deputy
Fire Chief Dave Sweet_3_Dave Sweet. Chief Sweet, overseas the Fire Prevention Bureau, and is responsible for ensuring the safety of citizens through enforcement of state and local fire codes for residential, multi-family and commercial facilities.

Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Station 34 - Administrative Offices
6151 Bailey Road
North Lauderdale, FL 33068
954-720-4315

Responsibilities of the Fire Prevention Bureau include:
Preventive Fire Safety inspections of businesses, places of assembly, county buildings, educational and health institutions and other occupancies for compliance in accordance with the Florida Fire Prevention Code 5th Edition, the State of Florida Uniform Fire Safety Rules and Standards, the Broward County Amendments to the Florida Fire Prevention Code as well as the North Lauderdale Municipal Code.

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  • Plan review includes development review, all new construction, additions, alterations, remodeling, renovation, retrofits, fire sprinkler systems, fire alarm systems, and similar type work which requires permits.
  • Acceptance testing of fire protection systems.
  • Investigation of complaints regarding suspected fire safety hazards.
  • Arson investigation to determine origin and cause of all suspicious fires.
  • Inspection of fireworks kiosks and public displays.
  • Inspection of Special Events and Activities.
  • Maintenance of fire safety inspection records.

If any portion of the requested information is not provided or clarified, the plan will be returned for that provision or clarification to be made and a re-examination fee may apply. Should you have any questions, please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau.



Fire and Life Safety Plan Submittal Requirements
A Life Safety Plan is required for review by the Fire Prevention Bureau for any new structure(s) or building(s) and modifications, alterations or changes to existing structures or buildings.


Special Event/Carnival/Fairs Fire Inspection and Plan Submittal Requirements
A Safety Plan is required for review by the Fire Prevention Bureau for any Special Event/Carnival/Fair.


Fire Lane Plan Submittal Requirements
A Fire Lane Plan is required for review by the Fire Prevention Bureau for any new structure(s) or building(s) and modifications, alterations or changes to existing structures or buildings.


Automatic Fire Suppression System Shop Drawing Submittal Requirements
An Automatic Fire Suppression System Shop Drawing is required for review by the Fire Prevention Bureau for any modification(s) or change(s) to existing automatic fire suppression systems and any new installations.


Fire Sprinkler Shop Drawing Submittal Requirements
A Fire Sprinkler System Shop Drawing is required for review by the Fire Prevention Bureau for any modification(s) or change(s) to existing fire sprinkler systems and any new installations.


Fire Alarm Shop Drawing Submittal Requirements
A Fire Alarm System Shop Drawing is required for review by the Fire Prevention Bureau for any modification(s) or change(s) to existing fire alarm systems and any new installations.