Fire Marshal


The Fire Marshal is responsible for monitoring the community for conformance with the 2015 International Fire Code by maintaining an active inspection program.

You can view a current set of fire codes by going to the International Code Council for public access.


Fire Sprinkler and Fire Alarm permits/plan review is initiated as part of a building permit application; please contact the Cheney Building Department for submission requirements, application forms, and the applicable permit fees. Permit fees are determined based on the project valuation.

The City issues permits from its Permit Center, which is located at:
112 Anderson Road
Cheney, WA  99004

For application forms, requirements, applicable permit fees, or if assistance is required in completing your application, please contact the Cheney Building Department at 509-498-9237.

Fire Sprinkler or Alarm System Inspections

All fire sprinkler inspections or fire alarm testing should be scheduled 2 - 3 days in advance as the fire inspector works on shifts. Contact the Cheney Fire Department at 509-498-9291.

Knox-Box Rapid Entry System

The Key Box entry is a quick and cost effective way for first responders to access commercial and residential properties when responding to fire alarms or medical emergencies. The system prevents unnecessary damage by first responders when responding to emergencies. If you are interested in a system for your building, please contact the Cheney Fire Department for more information.

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