Fire Marshal's Office
Annual Fire Prevention Report
Effective July 1, 2013:
All new construction inspections
must be requested through the on-line system
Cobb County Fire Marshal's Office Contact Information:
Fire Marshal/Division Chief
Nick Dawe - Deputy Fire Marshal/Captain
Existing Building Inspections
Stephen Mize - Deputy Fire Marshal/Captain
New Construction Inspections
The Cobb County Fire Marshal's Office is charged with enforcing "Rules and Regulations for the State Minimum Fire Safety Standards" as adopted by the State Fire Commissioner.
The Fire Marshal's Office is the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ) in these matters for all of unincorporated Cobb County and the cities of Acworth, Powder Springs and Kennesaw.
1. Conduct fire & life safety inspections of existing buildings and structures.
2. Review plans and specifications for proposed buildings and structures, issue joint building permits with the Building Departments when plans are approved, and conduct fire & life safety inspections of such buildings and structures.
3. Issue joint Certificates of Occupancy with the Building Departments of Cobb County, Acworth, Kennesaw, and Powder Springs, when all appropriate inspections have been approved.
These responsibilities are established in Title 25 Chapter 2 of the Official Code of Georgia.