Fire Inspections

Fire Safety & Property Maintenance Inspections

Per the City of Geneva Municipal Code, all Commercial (including, but not limited to, Public Assembly) and Multi-Family (3-Unit and above) Residential Properties located in the City of Geneva are required to:


1) Undergo routine Fire Safety & Property Maintenance Inspections by the Geneva Fire Department’s career staff;

♦ Properties are inspected on either an annual or bi-annual (every two [2] years)  basis, depending on property classification.

2) Be issued and maintain a valid Operating Permit.

♦ Approximately one [1] month prior to a property’s Operating Permit expiration date, a letter will be mailed to the Property Owner as a reminder to schedule an inspection appointment.

As a reminder: a property owner or authorized representative must be present during an inspection.

To schedule an inspection of your commercial or residential property, please contact Lauren Karlsen at 315-789-5311 or