Fire Marshal

The Fire Marshal’s office is a crucial component of fire prevention in the City of Round Rock. The following links are helpful to the professional community involved with building, remodeling, or maintaining commercial occupancy’s:

Prevention falls under the Fire Marshal’s Office, which encompasses:

  • Fire plan reviews
  • New construction inspections
  • Existing occupancy inspections
  • Public education
  • Fire investigations

The City of Round Rock adopted the 2012 International Fire Code effective January 1, 2013. This also includes Williamson County areas in ESD-9

 

Key Box, FDC, Padlock, and other Rapid Entry Systems

 

Contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at 512-218-6628 if your project requires a Knox Box, FDC’s, Knox Padlock, or other Knox product.

Local Municipal Code

Section 506.1. The last sentence is repealed in its entirety, and is replaced with the following: The key box shall be a Knox-Box® and shall contain keys to gain necessary access as required by the fire code official. A key box is required in all commercial occupancies that have an alarm system, sprinkler system, standpipe system, any type of fire suppression system, any commercial building over 5,000 square feet or any commercial structure over 1,000 square feet that has two or more businesses or suites, any commercial business with an extraordinary hazard, and for any gated community or apartment complex.

Section 506.1.1. Amended to read: Locks. An approved Knox® Padlock shall be installed on gates or similar barriers when required by the fire code official.

Follow the following link to order Knox products

Fire Knox Badge

Use the following links for information about building in ESD-9

 

Williamson County ESD FAQ “Do I need a permit to build in ESD-9”

Williamson County ESD maps

 

For information on Amendments to the Adopted Code, check out Chapter 16 of the Round Rock Code of Ordinances.

Download Forms and Permits

 

Scheduling Line: 512-218-6628
Fax Line: 512-218-5594