The Johnston County Fire Marshal's Office has a primary responsibility of enforcing the North Carolina Fire Prevention Code that requires commercial occupancies be inspected on an arranged schedule depending on the occupancy type.
In addition, the Fire Marshal's Office handles safety concerns reported by the public and reviews building plans and fire protection equipment. During the building process, we work closely with our Building Code Enforcement Division and the Planning Department.
The Fire Marshal's Office also conducts investigations into the origin and cause of fires. During investigations we may work with a number of different agencies that include:
We are a partner with our Johnston County Fire Departments in providing a variety of safety training and fire prevention activities throughout the year.