Permits & Plan Review

The design and modification of fire protection systems is regulated by the Massachusetts State Building Code (780CMR) and, therefore, a Building Permit must be issued prior to applying to the Fire Department for the installation / modification permit required by the Massachusetts Comprehensive Fire Safety Code (527 CMR).

Application for permit may be submitted by visiting the Fire Prevention Office.

The following checklist explains the necessary submittals in order to apply for the Building Permit:

The following forms will be needed by the registered design professional that will take responsibility for making sure the system is designed and installed correctly:

The following is the application for installation permit from the fire department:

Under Development
To speed the permit process time, the Fire Department is developing:
  • Plan review simultaneous to Building Department review
  • Online Fire Department permit applications
  • Credit Card permit fee payment