Fire Alarm or Specialized Fire Protection Systems Permit


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You can apply for a fire suppression system permit. These permits are granted through the Fire Marshal’s Office.


Valuation Fee
$1.00 - $500.00 $35.00
$501.00 - $3,000.00 $45.00
$3,001.00 - $10,000.00 $15.00 / thousand or fraction thereof
$10,001.00 - $25,000.00 $150.00 + $5 / thousand or fraction thereof
$25,001.00 - $500,000.00 $225.00 + $3 / thousand or fraction thereof
$500,001.00 - UP $1,450.00 + .75 / thousand or fraction thereof

Things To Consider

  • Licensed contractors must submit applications in person
  • Plans submitted for fire alarm systems which will exceed $5000 in total cost, must be signed, sealed, and dated by a professional engineer
  • All components shall be compatible to existing system
  • You must completely test, tag, and certify 100 percent of fire alarm system components prior to requesting a final on- site inspection and acceptance by the Fire Marshal’s office
  • A Fire Inspector must witness a satisfactory functional test
  • After permit approval, we will return one set of documents, bearing the approval stamp along with a letter and comments (if any)
    • You need to keep that set on the work site at all times
  • Permits are valid for 180 days after issue date
    • The permit will extend an additional 180 days upon satisfactory inspection

What's Next

  1. Staff will review the application, plans and any accompanying documentation
  2. We will notify you if any corrections are needed
  3. If no corrections, or corrections are completed satisfactorily, we will notify you when the permit is ready
  4. You or your authorized agent can pick-up the permit
  5. Pay full permit costs
  6. Schedule inspections through the Fire Marshal’s Office

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(813) 744-5541

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