Fire Marshal's Office

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Fire Marshal Laura Herblan
3615 S. Elati St.
Englewood, CO  80110
303-762-2365 • email

Fire Inspectors conduct inspections of the City’s commercial occupancies (businesses, schools, institutions, apartment buildings, etc.) to ensure that conditions at those properties are in compliance with the International Fire Code. Your annual Fire Safety Inspection, which is required by law, is also a resource available to protect your property and the health and safety of your employees and those who visit your business or occupy your premises.

During the inspection, Fire Inspectors will check your building’s exits, emergency lighting, exit signs, components of fire-resistive separation, access roadways and fire lanes, and testing and maintenance records of fire-safety systems. They will also make sure there is an emergency evacuation plan in place. If the inspectors find any conditions that violate code, they will notify you and, if the conditions cannot be corrected on the spot, will issue a violation notice requesting that the condition(s) be corrected as soon as possible. If you are unsure how to correct the problem, you are always welcome to call and we will help you determine what action steps to take. A later inspection will be scheduled (usually within 30 days) to confirm that the violation has been corrected. 

The approved Fee Schedule is based on an analysis of fee structures in the metro area and is authorized under the 2012 edition of the International Fire Code, which the City of Englewood has adopted.


Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control

Denver Fire Department Community Event Request

Denver Fire Department Fire/EMS Records Requests (PDF file)

Knox Box Order Requests

Youth Fire Stop Program


The City of Englewood has adopted the following amendments to the 2012 International Building Code (effective July 5, 2012):  

  • 2012 International Fire Code - Fire Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) - (most current edition)
  • 2012 International Codes - Building Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • 2012 International Residential Code - Residential Code Amendments (PDF file)
    • Please note: City Council has enacted a moratorium on the enforcement of the requirement for fire sprinklers in residential construction pending enactment of an ordinance to remove the fire sprinkler requirement in the International Residential Code.
  • 2012 International Plumbing Code - Plumbing Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • 2012 International Property Maintenance Code - Property Maintenance Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • 2012 International Mechanical Code - Mechanical Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • 2012 International Fuel Gas Code - Fuel Gas Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • 2011 National Electrical Code - Electrical Code Amendments (PDF file)
  • 2012 International Energy Conservation Code (adopted by reference through the International Building Code)
  • ICC/ANSI A117.1 - 2009 Accessibility Standards (adopted by reference through the International Building Code)

Copies of the International Building Code are available for review in the reference section of the Englewood Public Library, located on the first floor of the Englewood Civic Center (1000 Englewood Parkway).

Code Books may be purchased from the International Code Council: (outside link).

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