Fire Marshal



The Fire Marshal’s office is responsible for ensuring fire and life safety and to reduce the risk of fire loss to the lives and property of the citizens of Ellis County. They are the law enforcement agency responsible for fire and arson investigations. The Fire Marshal’s office provides support to fire departments throughout the county.

Inspections & Permits

No person shall perform construction or substantial improvement of a commercial establishment, public building, or multi-family dwelling with four or more units within the unincorporated areas of Ellis County without first securing a Permit under the Ellis County Fire Code.

The Fire Marshal’s office provides inspections and permits for foster and daycare homes.