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Fire Marshal's Office

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Mosquito fogging - July 4 Holiday Weekend. 

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The Arbor - July 2022.

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Restored UPFD 1925 American LaFrance pumper part of Park Cities July 4 parade.    

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Melissa Rieman selected University Park’s 2022 Citizen of the Year.  

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COVID-19 Updates and Information.

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Bank Robbery – Prosperity Bank in Snider Plaza.

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Saturday, July 2 at 10 a.m. - STEAM Station @ the Library.

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Park Cities 4th of July Parade and Goar Park activities.

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Thursday, July 7 at 3:30 p.m. - STEAM Station @ the Library.

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Friday, July 8 at 8 p.m. - Dive-in Movie at the Holmes Aquatic Center.

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Saturday, July 9 at 10 a.m. - STEAM Station @ the Library.

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Tuesday, July 12 at 10:30 a.m. - All Ages Story Time @ UPPL.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2022 - City Council Meeting

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Tuesday, July 19, 2022 - City Council Meeting


The Fire Marshal's Office is responsible for issuing fire permits (alarms/sprinklers/tents) and conducting annual commercial fire inspections. The Fire Marshal also investigates the cause, origin, and circumstances of every fire occurring within the city. In addition, the Fire Marshal's Office works closely with local schools to implement Risk Watch, a curriculum developed by the National Fire Protection Association. 

All fire plans must be submitted electronically to Marty Corn and Phyllis Mahan. 

Fire Marshal's Office 

3800 University Blvd.
University Park, TX 75205
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (M-F)


For questions or to schedule an inspection, contact Fire Department Administrative Assistant, Phyllis Mahan at 214-987-5380.

Click here to view the UPFD Fire Permit Submittal Guidelines. 


Construction in University ParkPermits are required on all commercial construction that involves fire alarm or fire suppression equipment.

To obtain a permit, contact Phyllis Mahan at 214-987-5380.



Tents on SMU campusPermits are also required for a tent larger than 400 sq. ft. (i.e. – special events, carnivals, business promotions).  The City will collect a $50 fee for each permit. Tents are any temporary membrane structure or canopy.  

To obtain a tent permit, contact Phyllis Mahan at 214-987-5380.


Fire inspections of commercial businesses are conducted twice a year.  The City will collect a $50 fee for the second re-inspection and a $100 fee for the third re-inspection.  Home inspections are also available at the resident’s request.  If you would like to request that an inspection be conducted at your home, please contact  Fire Department Administrative Assistant, Phyllis Mahan at .  She will schedule an appointment for an inspector to come to your residence. 

Annual foster home inspections can be scheduled through Phyllis Mahan at 214-987-5380.