The primary duty of the Bexar County Fire Marshal's Office (BCFMO) is to develop, foster and promote methods of protecting the lives and property of the citizens of Bexar County from fires, both natural and man-made hazards, and other significant events through the direct coordination and action with other public safety, private, and business communities. The BCFMO staff takes pride in the execution of this responsibility with the highest standards of professionalism, efficiency, integrity and accountability.
The BCFMO consists of five functions: Fire Code Compliance & Enforcement, Fire Prevention & Inspections, Fire/Arson Investigations, Fire Dispatch Communications, and Community Outreach Initiatives. The BCFMO staff provides rapid response to requests for investigations, inspections, fire code compliance, and emergency management assistance.
A tax rate of $0.3145 per $100 valuation has been proposed for adoption by the governing body of Bexar County. This rate exceeds the lower of the effective or rollback tax rate & state law requires that two public hearings be held. Read on about the Proposed Property Tax Rate
The Commissioners Court will hold a public hearing on the FY 2015-16 Proposed Budget on Tue, Sept 1, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. in the Double-Height Courtroom on the 2nd floor of the Bexar County Courthouse, 100 Dolorosa Street, Ste 2.01, San Antonio, Texas 78205 More Details About the Public Hearing