Permits

Fire Marshal Permit Application

Permit fees

Sprinkler Systems
Residential $770
Commercial $1,000*
Revisions/Repair $175
Fire Alarms
Residential $300
Commercial $548*
Hood and Duct System $439*
LP-Gas Tank and Piping $200
Decommissioning of a Flammable/Combustible Liquid Tank $260
Commercial Operations Permit $130
Generator $130
Liquid Storage Tank (i.e. Diesel, Gasoline, etc.) $195
Spray booths or Dipping Tanks $195
Compressed Gas Storage (other than LP-Gas) $195
Industrial Ovens $130
Event Permits $165
Fireworks/Pyrotechnic Display $130
Assembly/Occupancy $130
Temporary Membrane Structure $130
Tenant Improvement $130
Wildland Urban Interface Code Inspection Fee $130
Wildland Urban Interface Permit Fee $175
Standpipe System $260*
Private Fire Hydrant System $395*
Fire Flow Storage Tank $300
Fire Pumps $130
Emergency Repair of Bridges/New Bridge $130
Hourly Plan Review Fee $65
Hourly Plan Review Fee (Revisions) $175
Commercial Review Permit 40% of Building Dept
All permits are subject to a $110.00 issuance fee.  

* Listed fees are typically the only fees charged for most applications, except those that are exceptional in scale and/or complexity. Applications that are exceptional in scale or complex will be determined at a pre-application meeting and will require a staffing/development agreement to be executed per KCC 15A.11. "Base fee" and "actual expenses" include costs for staff, consultants, hearing examiner, advertising, communications, postage and public notice expenses when those costs exceed the base (minimum) fee. Time is computed in increments not less than one hour at $65.00 per hour. Expenses are payable prior to hearing (legislative and quasi-judicial) or final action (administrative). A final billing will include advertising and hearing examiner expenses.

PermitsBase Fee1
Short Plat$130
Conditional Use Permit$329
Long Plat$524
Binding Site Plan$130
Administrative Variance$65
Rezone$130
Administrative Segregations$130
Boundary Line Adjustment$145
Wind Farm Siting Pre Identified Areas$745
Large Lot$130
Intervening Ownership$150
Emergency Repair of Bridges/New Bridge$130
Sprinkler/Fire Alarm Revisions$175
These fees are in addition to Building, Planning and/or any other County Department fees.

Amendment to any land use approval is 50% of normal application fee in place at the time of amendment request.

1 Listed fees represent the typical amount expended for review and processing, based on historical averages. It is the only fee charged for most applications, except those that are exceptional in scale and/or complexity. Applications that are exceptional in scale or complex will be determined at a pre-application meeting and will require a staffing/development agreement to be executed per KCC 15A.11. "Base fee" and "actual expenses" include costs for staff, consultants, hearing examiner, advertising, communications, postage and public notice expenses when those costs exceed the base (minimum) fee. Time is computed in increments not less than one-half hour. Expenses are payable prior to hearing (legislative and quasi-judicial) or final action (administrative). A final billing will include advertising and hearing examiner expenses.

Special event permits

A special event is defined by the International Fire Code as a carnival, fair, circus, exhibit or trade show, or any other type of public exhibition. These events shall require a permit from the Fire Marshal's Office, in addition to any other required county permits.

A Fire Marshal's Event/Assembly permits application must meet the following requirements:

  1. A completed application.
  2. A site plan.
  3. Indoor events must include a floor plan.
  4. Submitted to the Fire Marshal's office a minimum of 14 day prior to the scheduled event.

The Fire Marshal Event/Assembly permits application is an application for 2 separate permits:

  1. Fire Marshal Event Permit
  2. Fire Marshal Assembly Occupancy Permit