Fire Code Plan Reviews

Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression System Plan Reviews


All fire alarm, fire sprinkler and fire suppression system plans shall be submitted to the Fire Marshal’s Office for review. This includes commercial cooking hoods and hood extinguishing systems.
The following shall be reviewed by an approved third-party firm prior to submittal to the Fire Marshal’s Office:

  • All new installations of fire alarm, fire sprinkler or alternative protection systems in buildings or tenant spaces 5,000 square feet or larger, or with an Occupant Load of 100 or more.
  • Addition or relocation of fifteen (15) or more alarm devices.
  • Addition or relocation of twenty (20) or more sprinkler heads.
  • Any system the Fire Marshal requires to be reviewed by a third-party.
The following firms are approved by the Fire Marshal for third-party review:

Scott Whinery, P.E.
Knight Fire Protection Engineering, LLC
1700 Yosemite Lane
Keller, TX 76248
817-567-1763 office
405-269-9390 mobile
Email: scott.whinery@knightfpe.com

Ronald B Coker, P.E.
Coker Engineering, LLC
Life Safety & Fire Protection Engineering
1540 Keller Pkwy STE 108 #319
Keller, TX 76248-3685
817-742-2409 office
817-739-8333 mobile
817-742-0047 fax
Email: ronald-c@sbcglobal.net

Mark Hasenmyer, P.E.
MEH Fire Protection Engineering, LLC
1311 River Oaks Drive
Flower Mound, TX 75028
972-874-2662 office
Email: pe@mehfpe.com

The Fire Marshal’s Office shall be included in any communications regarding questions or discrepancies during the plan review process. All plans and plan reviews completed by the third party reviewer shall be submitted to the Fire Marshal’s Office for final approval. The submitting contractor shall make payment of plan review fees to the third-party review firm.