Fire Marshal


The mission of the Fire Marshal is to protect life and property through the development and application of fire prevention education and enforcement.


The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for all Fire Prevention/Education Programs and Fire Inspection duties. The Fire Marshal's Office works together with the Fire Department and the Building Inspections Department to create a safe community for the citizens of Eagle Pass.


In order to inform homeowners and businesses of potential fire hazards and building violations, the Fire Marshal's office conducts numerous inspections throughout the year. To schedule an inspection please contact Lt. Federico Salinas, Fire Inspector at 830-773-1915.

  1. Inspection Fees
  2. Other Fees

City Ordinance Number 13-43 (a) Authority to collect inspection and service fees.

Fees by Building Size

Building SizeInitial Inspection Fee Amount1st Reinspection Fee Amount2nd Reinspection Fee Amount3rd Reinspection Fee Amount
Up to 2,500 square feet$20Free$20$25
2,501 to 5,000 square feet$25Free$30$35
5,001 to 10,000 square feet$35Free$50$55
10,001 to 25,000 square feet$45Free$70$75
25,000 to 50,000 square feet$55Free$100$120
50,001 to 100,000 square feet$80Free$150$170
100,000 to 500,000 square feet$120Free$200$220
500,001 square feet or greater$200Free$300$350

Permit, Test & Other Inspection Fees

Test or InspectionFee Amount
Fire Drill$30
Fire Sprinkler Acceptance Test$30
Fixed Pipe/Kitchen Hood Acceptance Test$30
Flammable/Combustible Tank Installation Inspection$100
Flammable/Combustible Tank Removal Inspection$30
Residential/Custodial Care Inspection$30
Outdoor Burn Permit$75
Fire Watch*To be determined based on employee pay rate and number of hours*
Fire Alarm Plan or Modification$30
Fire Sprinkler Plan or Modification$30
Commercial Kitchen Fire Suppression System$30
Flammable/Combustible Storage Tank Installation$30