Inspectors conduct inspections on request or based on complaints about potential fire code violations.

 

For fire-related services (including Fire Inspections, reviews of Fire Safety Plans, and requests for information or records), please email tfsinspections@toronto.ca with your name, the address you are requesting a service for, and what kind of service you are requesting. You can also download and fill out the Request for Service PDF form and email us the completed form.

See Fire Prevention & Rescue Fees for a list of available services and their fees.

Please visit the Fireworks webpage if you are requesting a permit for the use or sale of fireworks, and the Open Air Burning webpage for Open Air Burn Permits and Cultural Fire Authorizations.

Contact tfsinspections@toronto.ca if you have a complaint about fire safety concerns or if you suspect someone of violating the Ontario Fire Code. Please include the following information:

  • The address of the complaint and any contact information you may have for the owner
  • The reason for your complaint / the suspected violation
  • (Optional) Your full name and contact information

You can also call one of our Command offices, based on which Ward the complaint address is located. See Contact Information in the accordion below.

To request the designation of a fire route as specified in Chapter 880 of the City of Toronto Municipal Code, please download the below application form and send the completed form to tfsinspections@toronto.ca.

Application for Fire Route Designation

Once you have submitted the required information and forms to tfsinspections@toronto.ca, our staff will review your submission and direct it to the appropriate Command office. For Fire Inspections and other requests, one of our Command offices will contact you by phone for more details and to arrange payment. Payment can only be made by debit, credit or cheque. Cash will not be accepted.

If you have submitted a complaint about a residential property and are wondering about the status of the inspection, you can look up the property in our Fire Inspection Results portal.

The Fees for inspection services are in accordance with Toronto municipal Code Chapter 441, Fees and Charges. Details for your specific inspection request will be provided by the inspector on the file, details generally about fees can be found on the Fire Prevention and Rescue fees page.

For any questions other than re-inspection fees, contact a Fire Prevention Command office near you:

North Command

Wards: 6-York Centre, 8-Eglinton-Lawrence, 15-Don Valley West, 16-Don Valley East, 17-Don Valley North, 18-Willowdale

5100 Yonge St.
Toronto, ON
M2N 5V7

Phone: 416-338-9150

East Command

Wards: 14-Toronto-Danforth , 19-Beaches-East York, 20-Scarborough Southwest, 21-Scarborough Centre, 22-Scarborough-Agincourt, 23-Scarborough North, 24-Scarborough-Guildwood, 25-Scarborough-Rouge Park

150 Borough Dr.
Toronto, ON
M1P 4N7

Phone: 416-338-9250

South Command

Wards: 9-Davenport, 10-Spadina-Fort York, 11-University-Rosedale, 12-Toronto-St. Paul’s, 13-Toronto Centre

77 Elizabeth St.
Toronto, ON
M5G 1P4

Phone: 416-338-9350

West Command

Wards: 1-Etobicoke North, 2-Etobicoke Centre, 3-Etobicoke-Lakeshore, 4-Parkdale-High Park, 5-York South-Weston, 7-Humber River-Black Creek

399 The West Mall
Toronto, ON
M9C 2Y2

Phone: 416-338-9450

Inquiries about fire code enforcement re-inspection fees

For inquiries, please call 416-338-9148 or email fireaccounting@toronto.ca.