Fire Marshal’s Office

Inspections and Code Enforcement

The Fire Marshal’s Office is charged with enforcing the Virginia Statewide Fire Prevention Code within the Town of Chilhowie. Inspections of businesses and commercial occupanies are conducted on a routine basis. For more information or to report suspected fire code violations, please contact us.

Open Burning Regulations:

Camp Fire

Burn Types

A written permit must be obtained from the Fire Marshal's Office. Permits are valid only for the times and conditions listed on the issued permit.

Toxic materials being burned in container

Prohibited Burns

Recreational or cooking fires are allowed without permits IF: