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Mayor Virg Bernero
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Welcome to the Lansing Fire Department

The Lansing Fire Department is a customer focused, state of the art, provider of fire protection, emergency medical, hazardous materials, and technical rescue services. Read More

New Location for Fire Marshal Division


The Fire Marshal Administrative Office has moved to

316 N. Capitol Ave, Ste C-1 (In the North Capitol Parking Ramp, Code Compliance Office)

Burn Permit Applications, Fire Report Requests & Plan Review Applications MUST BE SUBMITTED AT THE NEW LOCATION

For more information, call 517-483-4200

Burn Permits can also be purchased online

Burn Permits

With the burning season in full swing, we want to remind you to get your Burn Permit. You can now apply and pay for your permit on-line or in person at Fire Marshal's Office. We hope you have a safe and enjoyable burn season!

 Burn permit page

Burn Permits can now be purchased on line. Burn Permits are $50 per year from April 1 - March 31 and $25 from October 1 - March 31.

Apply for a Permit On-Line

You can now purchase a permit on line.  For additional information or assistance, please contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at 517-483-4361 and speak with Jennifer Hovey.

Request a Permit in Person

Proof of residency is required, such as driver’s license, rental contract (will need homeowners written permission), electrical bill, telephone bill, etc.

Please Note: If you purchased a Burn Permit last year (any time after April 1st), that permit has expired as of March 31, 2014 and you will need to purchase a new permit.

You can apply in person for a burn permit at:  316 N. Capitol Ave., Ste C-1, Lansing, MI 48933 (Planning & Neighborhood Development Offices)


Emergency Medical Services

Learn more about Emergency Medical Services (EMS), download our Emergency Information Sheet and learn how to I.C.E your phone.

Randy Talifarro
Fire Chief
120 E. Shiawassee
Lansing, MI 48933

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.