Fire Marshal / Code Enforcement

The Fire Marshal’s Office provides safe livable environments through inspections, investigations, and education.


The Snohomish County Fire Marshal is responsible to assure fire and life safety, and to reduce the risk of fire loss to the lives and property of the citizens of Snohomish County. The fire marshal represents a vital communication link between the fire districts, county, and state government.

The Snohomish County Fire Marshal's Office conducts annual fire and life safety inspections, conducts fire and arson investigations, provides plan review for land use and commercial construction, and issues permits for firework displays, fireworks stands, and special events.

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Code Enforcement

PDS Code Enforcement responds to complaints regarding building, zoning, land use, and nuisance code violations in unincorporated Snohomish County. The team uses a partnership approach to help the public and businesses achieve compliance with county, state, and federal regulations.