Fire Marshal's Office


12500 Elam Rd

Balch Springs, TX 75180

8 am to 4 p.m.  (M-F)

For questions or to schedule an inspection, contact Fire Marshal, Sean Davis at 972-557-6046 or

The Balch Springs Fire Marshal's office is responsible for issuing fire permits (alarms/sprinklers/tents) and conducting commercial fire inspections.

Fire Inspection

The Fire Marshal also investigates the cause, origin, and circumstances of every fire occurring within the city.


In addition, the Fire Marshal's Office works with local schools and businesses to provide fire prevention and public safety education to the community.

Fire Safety

Fire Inspections

All permits issued from the Fire Department which include but are not limited to, fire alarm or fire suppression equipment, must be requested and paid for at City Hall located at:

13503 Alexander Rd.
Balch Springs, TX 75181

Hours: Monday - Friday
8:00a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Please review the following information regarding permits and inspections request.

-Submit (3) copies of the plans with a completed permit form for review and approval (the Fire Marshal will retain one copy of the approved plans for the City's records and return two stamped copies to you).

- All plans must be sent through third party review prior to submitting for approval from the Fire Marshal. A list of city approved plans review contractors can be found in the permit information link below.