Permits

Do you need a Construction Permit?

105.7 Required Construction Permits. The fire code official is authorized to issue construction permits for work as set forth in Sections 105.7.1 through 105.7.25.

Which application will you need? 

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Fire Sprinkler System Construction Permit Application

*Fire sprinkler systems designed in the City of Dixon are required to have a water flow design based off of a static 35 PSI and a 30 PSI residual pressure.

Kitchen Hood System Construction Permit Application

Fire Alarm System Construction Permit Application

Miscellaneous Construction Permit Application 

105.7.1

Automatic Fire-Extinguishing Systems:
Fire Sprinkler System
Kitchen Hood System

A construction permit is required for installation of or modification to an automatic fire-extinguishing system. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a permit.

105.7.2

Battery Systems

A construction permit is required to install stationary storage battery systems regulated by Section 1206.2

105.7.3

Capacitor Energy Storage Systems

A construction permit is required to install capacitor energy storage systems regulated by Section 1206.3

105.7.4

Compressed Gases

Where the compressed gases in use or storage exceed the amounts listed in Table 105.6.8, a construction permit is required to install, repair damage to, abandon, remove, place temporarily out of service, or close or substantially modify a compressed gas system.

 

 

Exceptions:

 

 

1.

Routine maintenance

 

 

2.

For emergency repair work performed on an emergency basis, application for permit shall be made within two working days of commencement of work.

105.7.5

Cryogenic Fluids

A construction permit is required for installation of or alteration to outdoor stationary cryogenic fluid storage systems where the system capacity exceeds the amounts listed in Table 105.6.10. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be an alteration and does not require a construction permit.

105.7.6

Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System

A construction permit is required for installation of or modification to emergency responder radio coverage systems and related equipment. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a construction permit.

105.7.7

Fire Alarm and Detection Systems and Related Equipment

A construction permit is required for installation of or modification to fire alarm and detection systems and related equipment. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a construction permit.

105.7.8

Fire Pumps and Related Equipment

A construction permit is required for installation of or modification to fire pumps and related fuel tanks, jockey pumps, controllers and generators. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a construction permit.

105.7.9

Flammable and Combustible Liquids

A construction permit is required:

 

 

1.

To install, repair or modify a pipeline for the transportation of flammable or combustible liquids.

 

 

2.

To install, construct or alter tank, vehicles, equipment, tanks, plants, terminals, wells, fuel-dispensing stations, refineries, distilleries and similar facilities where flammable and combustible liquids are produced, processed, transported, stored, dispensed or used.

 

 

3.

To install, alter, remove, abandon or otherwise dispose of a flammable or combustible liquid tank.

105.7.10

Fuel Cell Power Systems

A construction permit is required to install stationary fuel cell power systems.

105.7.11

Gas Detection Systems

A construction permit is required for the installation of or modification to gas detection systems. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered a modification and shall not require a permit.

105.7.12

Gates and Barricades Across Fire Apparatus Access Roads

A construction permit is required for the installation of or modification to a gate or barricade across a fire apparatus access road.

105.7.13

Hazardous Materials

A construction permit is required to install, repair damage to, abandon, remove, place temporarily out of service, or close or substantially modify a storage facility or other area regulated by Chapter 50 where the hazardous materials in use or storage exceed the amounts listed in Table 105.6.20.

 

 

Exceptions:

 

 

1.

Routine maintenance

 

 

2.

For repair work performed on an emergency basis, application for permit shall be made within two working days of commencement of work.

105.7.14

High-Piled Combustible Storage

A construction permit is required for the installation of or modification to a structure exceeding 500 square feet, including aisles, for high-piled combustible storage. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a construction permit.

105.7.15

Industrial Ovens

A construction permit is required for the installation of industrial ovens covered by Chapter 30.

 

 

Exceptions:

 

 

1.

Routine maintenance.

 

 

2.

For repair work performed on an emergency basis, application for permit shall be made within two working days of commencement of work.

105.7.16

LP-Gas

A construction permit is required for installation of or modification to an LP-gas system. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a permit.

105.7.17

Motor Vehicle Repair Rooms and Booths

A construction permit is required to install or modify a motor vehicle repair room or booth. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a permit.

105.7.18

Plant Extraction Systems

A construction permit is required for installation of or modification to plan extraction systems. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a permit.                                                                                                                                                                                     

105.7.19

Private Fire Hydrants

A construction permit is required for the installation or modification of private fire hydrants. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be an alteration and does not require a permit.

105.7.20

Smoke Control or Smoke Exhaust Systems

Construction permits are required for installation of or alteration to smoke control or smoke exhaust systems. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be an alteration and does not require a permit.

105.7.21

Solar Photovoltaic Power Systems

A construction permit is required to install or modify solar photovoltaic power systems. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a permit.

105.7.22

Special Event Structure

A single construction permit is required to erect and take down a temporary special event structure.

105.7.23

Spraying or Dipping

A construction permit is required to install or modify a spray room, dip tank or booth. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered to be a modification and does not require a permit.

105.7.24

Standpipe Systems

A construction permit is required for the installation, modification or removal from service of a standpipe system. Maintenance performed in accordance with this code is not considered a modification and does not require a permit.

105.7.25

Temporary Membrane Structures and Tents

A construction permit is required to erect an air-supported temporary membrane structure, a temporary state canopy or a tent having an area in excess of 400 square feet.

 

 

Exceptions:

 

 

1.

Tents used exclusively for recreational camping purposes.

 

 

2.

Funeral tents and curtains, or extensions attached thereto, when used for funeral services.

 

 

3.

Tents and awnings open on all sides, which comply with all of the following:

 

 

 

3.1

Individual tents shall have a maximum of 700 square feet.

 

 

 

3.2

The aggregate area of multiple tents placed side by side without a fire break clearance of not less than 12 feet (3658 mm) total.

 

 

 

3.3

A minimum clearance of 12 feet (3658 mm) to structure and other tents shall be maintained.