Fire Inspectors are responsible for preventing fires through periodic inspection of commercial or public buildings, licensed facilities/operations, and other buildings in the City of Red Oak. Inspectors are also responsible for certificate of occupancy inspections for new businesses. Additionally, they inspect fire suppression and notification systems including alarms, sprinklers, and cooking hoods.
The City of Red Oak adopted a tax rate that will raise more taxes for maintenance and operations than last year's tax rate. The tax rate will effectively be raised by 5.38 percent and will raise taxes for maintenance and operations on a $100,000 home by approximately $-40.57.