Fire Marshal

Effective Immediately

Bureau Veritas is the exclusive 3rd Party Plan Review and Inspection firm for all “New and Remodel Commercial, and Residential Construction Fire Service” related projects. (All related expenses are the responsibility of the contractor, owner, or designated agent).

All inspections requests and plan review submissions shall be made through Bureau Veritas. Please contact them at the following:


100 E. 15th St. Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: 817-335-8111 –


Several important links to free sites like NFPA, ICC, SFMO, and many others can be found towards the bottom of this page, 3rd column.

If you would like to send an email to Bryan Ausenbaugh, Andrew Barr, or Buddy Harwell, you can by clicking on their name below.

The same applies to your respective section, just click on any print in Blue.

Bryan Ausenbaugh
Fire Marshal
Andrew Barr
Deputy Fire Marshal

Buddy Harwell
Fire Investigator/Inspector
The Prosper Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office created this library for the sole purpose of providing information to our citizens, business owners, contractors & insurance industry with a single goal.… to provide the safest community for our citizens.
Prosper Fire Department Ordinance/Amendments3rd Party Plan Review ISO Information
PFD Ordinance-Amendments 18-953rd Party Plan Review & InspectionsISO-Info
Fire Lane Speed Cushions2019 ISO Notification Letter
General Contractor InformationFire Alarm SystemsSprinkler Systems
Prosper Signage Requirements Top Reasons Fire Alarm Systems Fail InspectionHydrant Flow Test - Mandate
Top Reasons Fire & Life Safety Inspections FailFire Alarm Pre-Test GuideProcedures for Testing & Flowing Fire Hydrants
Procedures for Release for Vertical ConstructionFire Alarm Contractor's Guide to SuccessTop Reasons Sprinkler Systems Fail Inspection
Inspection Request FormNFPA Guide - Fire Alarm System InstallationsNFPA Guide - Wet Pipe System Installations
NFPA-NEC Guide to Wire & Box InstallationNFPA Guide - Dry Pipe System Installations
Guidelines for Supervising Station MethodsSprinkler Contractor's Guide to Success
Guidelines for Duct Detector TestingOriginal Sprinkler Installation Tags
Sprinkler Suppression System Documents Cabinet
Hydrant Flow TestsUnderground Fire Service SystemsAlternative Suppression Systems
Hydrant Flow Test - Mandate NFPA Guide for Underground Fire Service InstallationsExample Hood Suppression System Submittal
Procedures for Testing & Flowing Fire Hydrants SFMO FAQ for Underground Installations - August 2016Top Reasons Hood Suppression Systems Fail Inspections
Hydrant Site Map Location ExampleUnderground Fire Service Installation DiagramNFPA Guide - Kitchen Hood System Installations
Flow Test Information Example
ERCS SystemsAccess ControlKnox Box Information
AHJ Specification for ERCS SystemsBuilding Access Control Submittal guidelinesKnox Box Requirements
BDA System Design Drawing - ExampleGate Access Control Submittal GuidelinesKnox StortzGuard Information Guide
Knox Order Form
Mobile Food VendorsFireworks DisplaysPermits
Inspection Fees & Procedures Prosper Fireworks OrdinanceTemporary Structure Permit Application
Inspection Request FormFireworks Permit Checklist
Hot Food Unit Inspection ChecklistFireworks Guidelines Submittal Requirements
Canopy-Tent Food Vendor Guide Fireworks Display & Hazardous Transportation Permit Application
Mobile Food Vendor Guide
Top Reasons Hot Food Units Fail Inspections
General Businesses Annual Inspection GuideGeneral InformationImportant Links to Informative Websites
Introduction to Fire & Life Safety Inspections911 Addressing Guide
Apartment Annual Inspection ChecklistThe ABCs of Fire-Extinguishers
Assembly Annual Inspection ChecklistSmoke Alarm Tips & Disposal
Assisted Living Annual Inspection Checklist
Day Care Annual Inspection Checklist
Foster Family Annual Inspection Checklist
General Structure Annual Inspection Checklist
Multi-Tenant Annual Inspection Checklist
Top Reasons Fire & Life Safety Inspections Fail
Outdoor BurningFire Pit Safety
Outdoor Burn ApplicationFire Pit Safety Guidelines