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Fire Prevention

The Mission of the Fire Prevention Division is to provide a safe environment to the citizens of Charlotte County through education and enforcement of the Florida Fire Prevention Code.

Fire Prevention works with the County’s Building Department and area fire departments to ensure code compliance and provide technical support pertaining to the application, enforcement and interpretation of the Florida Fire Prevention Code/Standards, county ordinance and state laws.

The Fire Prevention Division is staffed by Fire Marshal Scott Morris and four fire inspectors. Their duties include:

  • Review of building plans for new construction in the county excluding the City of Punta Gorda
  • New construction inspection
  • Plan reviews and inspections for special event, fireworks, tents, etc.
  • Inspections for existing occupancies - Schools (Public/Private), hospitals, day cares, assisted living facilities, clinics, group homes assemblies, restaurants, etc.
  • Fire drills
  • Fire extinguisher classes

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Fire Prevention Staff Contact Information

Fire Marshal Scott Morris
Phone: 941.833.5606

Fire Inspector/Plan Reviewer Aida Moreno
Phone: 941.833.5616

Fire Inspector Daniel Lisby
Phone: 941.833.5614

Fire Inspector Jake Mozes
Phone: 941.833.5615

Fire Inspector Juanita Carillo
Phone: 941.833.5618

Fire Inspector Nicholas Blair
Phone: 941.833.5619

Fire Inspector Max Lopez
Phone: 941.833.5625

Fire Prevention Division Office
26571 Airport Road
Punta Gorda, FL 33982

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