Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention operates under the direction of District Fire Chief.  The Mission of Fire Prevention is to improve public safety and decrease loss of life and property through effective Public Education, Fire Inspections and Fire Code Enforcement.  

The District Fire Chief supervises these related functions:

  • Plans Review
  • Fire Inspections
  • Investigations
  • Weed Abatement 

The District Fire Chief is responsible for inspecting new and existing commercial properties, in addition to multi-family residential dwellings for Fire Life Safety Compliance throughout the North Lyon County Fire District.

The Chief also investigates complaints regarding Weed Abatement compliance.  You may download the Complaint Form, complete, sign and deliver to District Office at 195 E Main Street in Fernley; or you may download, complete, sign and email to

North Lyon County Fire Protection District has adopted the 2012 International Fire Code, Section 304 and 304.12, in addition to the 2012 International Property Maintenance Code, Section 302.4 as adopted by the City of Fernley.


2012 Ordinance Adoption

Complaint Form