FIRE PERMITS & INSPECTIONS
Fire Prevention Bureau
Required for all construction to ensure compliance with local, state and federal fire codes. Special fire permits and protection systems are required when changing building occupancy; installing storage systems over 12’ high or encompassing 500 square feet; installing certain types of equipment; and other reasons. Tent Permits, Hazardous Materials Permits, Hoods and Ducts, Underground Storage Tanks, and Large Family Day Care require special review. Some permits require an annual inspection.
COST & TIMING:
Plan reviews for projects involving fire prevention team take three to four weeks. Fire Inspections and Permits range in cost depending on the complexity of the project. Contact the Fire Prevention Division for an estimate.