Permits

Fire Alarm and Sprinkler Permits

You may obtain a plan review permit application at the Fire Administration office at 4701 Rowlett Road or online at Permit Application (PDF). Please submit your Sprinkler, Fire Pump, and Fire Alarm plans to our third-party plan review company - Traditions Fire Consulting. Contact information: 

Image result for traditions fire consulting Opens in new windowTraditions Fire Consulting,  972-979-0631 or by e-mail. Submit application and electronic plans directly to our provider. Once the plans are reviewed, a draft set will be transmitted to the applicant. The Fire Marshal city approved set and a permit will electronically follow upon receipt of fees. This invoice procedure usually takes 1-3 days from the time Traditions transmits the draft plans.  

Chemical Fire Protection Systems 

All plans are to be submitted electronically to the fire department for review. A device layout, system specifications, and State of Texas Department of Insurance registration and license are to accompany the submittal. Oversized and specialty systems may require third-party review. Submit electronic submission to e-mail.

Gates and Security Access

Gate and security access plans should include a site plan and specification sheets. Check here for gate requirements and necessary items for installation. Gates and security access submittals should be transmitted electronically to e-mail.  

Special Events 

Applications for special event certificates/permits can be found here - Application Process

Operational Permits

The fire code requires a certain business that uses hazardous materials or processes to hold operational permits. Most operational permits are issued during the Certificate of Occupancy process of a business. Unless there are substantive changes, there is no renewal required. Here is a list of common operational permits that are issued on a temporary basis: 

Exhibit /Trade Shows and Special Events - See Special Events Page  

Explosive or Blasting 

Fireworks 

Hot Work Operations  

Flames and Candles 

Pyrotechnic Special Effects

Tents, Canopies, and Membrane Structures                   

In order to apply for these temporary permits, use the online application  

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