Fire Marshal

Mission
La Porte Fire Marshal’s Office is dedicated to protecting the lives and property of the citizens of La Porte from the hazards of fire, explosion, and hazardous materials. He does this by fostering a safe environment through:
  • Data collection
  • Enforcement
  • Hazardous material incident mitigation
  • Inspection
  • Investigation
  • Public education
  • Regulation
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Fire Code

The 2018 International Fire Code (IFC) and local amendments have been adopted by the City of La Porte and were effective as of November 27, 2020.

International Fire Code Amendments

The document (PDF) represents local amendments to the 2018 Edition of the International Fire Code, adopted by the City Council of the City of La Porte on September 28, 2020; in Ordinance 2020-3804.

References are to additions, deletions, amendments, or replacement of 2018 Edition of the International Fire Code sections. Section numbers correspond to the numbering in the 2018 Edition of the International Fire Code.