Fire Department Permits

Fire Prevention Bureau                                         

605 Worthington Street Springfield Massachusetts 01105

 

 

Office Hours:

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday - Friday

  
Prevention Telephone Contacts

 

  
Front Desk

(413)-787-6410

Captain Richard Martin(413)-750-2406
 

RMartin2@springfieldcityhall.com

Fire Marshal David Rivera

(413)-787-6410

 

DRivera@springfieldcityhall.com

Permits Issued:

 

L.P. Gas Permits

Oil Burner Permits

Aboveground/Belowground Removal/Installation

Cutting and Welding Operations 

Flammable Combustible liquid Permits

Fireworks 

Transportation of Flammable combustible liquid Tank Trucks

Smoke Detector Inspection/New Homes/Resale

Dumpster Permits

Misc. Permits

Process for Obtaining Permit(s):

Permits are obtained and filed at Fire Headquarters located on 605 Worthington Street during regular business hours.

Download Forms online

 

 

Fee Schedule:

See table below 

 

 

Applicable Local, State, Federal Statutes

M.G.L Chapter 148, 527 CMR

 

Permit Fees - Effective January 1, 2015

Permit/ Service

Fee

Blasting permit 527CMR (Fire watch detail is required at owner's expense, cost per Collective Bargaining Agreement)

 

$ 50.00

Cutting & Welding & Inspection

$ 75.00

Oil burning equipment permit and inspections - 527CMR

$ 75.00

Storage of and inspection of flammable and combustible gases, liquids, and solids - 527CMR

$ 75.00 / per Tank

Fireworks display permit and plan review - 527CMR (Fire watch detail is required at owner's expense, cost per Collective Bargaining Agreement)

 

$ 100.00

Cannon and mortar firing inspection

$ 75.00

Transportation of combustible liquids (2 year permit) - 527CMR

$ 100.00

Overnight parking tank truck (2 year permit) - 527CMR

$ 100.00

Lumber yards and forest products permit and inspection (2 year permit) - 527CMR

$ 100.00

New gas service station plan review and final inspection

$ 100.00

Annual service station inspection

$ 150.00 

Propane storage permit and inspection - 527CMR (per gallon capacity, inclusive of special events)

  • 0 - 100
  • 101 - 1000
  • 1001 +

 

 

$ 75.00

$ 125.00

$ 225.00

Copies of reports

$ 10.00

Propane tar kettle (roofing) - 527CMR

$ 50.00

Propane heating unit (roofing)

$ 50.00

Fumigating permit - 527CMR

$ 50.00

Fire alarm system modifications and inspections

$ 75.00

C.I. Inspections - MGL10 Sec 74, Liquior license renewals - Ch. 304

$ 100.00

Annual inspections

$ 75.00

Sprinkler systems modifications and inspections

$ 75.00

Fire protection systems shutdown - MGL 148 27A (Fire watch detail may be required at owner's expense, cost per Collective Bargaining Agreement)

$ 50.00

Wet chemical system permit and plan review

$ 100.00

Dumpster - 6 yards or greater in the aggregate - 527CMR (annual)

$ 50.00/dumpster

Tire storage and inspection - 527CMR

$75.00

Fire drill requests

$ 50.00

Dry chemical system permit and plan review

$ 100.00

Special inspections

$ 75.00

Records search, Ch. 21E site assessment

$ 25.00

Unvented gas fired space heater and inspection - 527CMR

$ 75.00

Ammunition storage and inspection

$ 75.00

False Alarm - City of Springfield Ordinance 100-6

  • Up to 3 false alarms
  • Fourth false alarm
  • Fifth false alarm
  • Sixth and all subsequent false alarms

 

 

$ 100.00

$ 200.00

$ 250.00

Quarterly Inspection for Hospital$ 150.00 per inspection

Quarterly Inspections (per inspection)

  • Nursing and rest homes
  • Clinics and HMO's
  • Hotels and motels
  • Theaters
  • Lodging houses
  • Housing for the elderly
  • Group Homes
  • Inn Holders

 

 

 

$ 75.00 for each quarterly inspections

New sprinkler system installation inspection and plan review - NFPA 13, 780CMR

  • 0 - 5000 sq ft
  • 5001 - 7500 sq ft
  • 7501 + sq ft

Reinspection fees will be assessed for:

  • Follow up inspection after a failed test or inspection
  • Systems not ready on day of appointment

 

 

$ 125.00

$ 175.00

$ 200.00

 

$ 75.00

$ 75.00 

 

Covered mall buildings and inspection$ 75.00
Construction heaters (salamanders) and inspection$ 75.00
Compressed natural gas contaners and systems and inspection - 527CMR$ 75.00
Miscellaneous permits not otherwise addressed$ 50.00
Hazardous material processing - 527CMR$ 50.00
Fire watch detail for places of assemblyPer Collective Bargaining Agreement
Administrative fee for fire watch detail and all other manual billing10%

Installation, removal, slurry, and sealing of underground storage tanks (per gallon capacity, cost per tank) Permit and inspection: 527CMR

  • 0 - 1500
  • 1501 - 5000
  • 5001 - 7500
  • 7501 +

 

$ 75.00

$ 100.00

$150.00

$250.00

Installation and removal of above ground storage tanks (per gallon capacity, cost per tank) Permit and inspections: 527CMR

  • 0 - 1500
  • 1501 - 5000
  • 5001 - 7500
  • 7501 +

 

$ 75.00

$ 100.00

$ 150.00

$ 250.00

Smoke/Carbon monoxide detector inspection MGL-148, Sec 26F 1/2

  • 1 Unit
  • 2 Units
  • 3 - 6 Units
  • 7 + Units
  • Reinspection Fee

 

$ 50.00

$ 100.00

$ 150.00

$ 500.00

$ 50.00

New fire alarm system installation inspection and plan review - NFPA 72, 780 CMR, 527 CMR

  • 0 - 5000 sq ft
  • 5001 - 7500 sq ft
  • 7501 + sq ft

Reinspection fees will be assessed for:

  • Follow up inspection after a failed test or inspection
  • Systems not ready on day of appointment

 

$ 125.00

$ 175.00

$ 200.00

$ 75.00

$ 75.00

Annual life safey/code complaint inspections - 527CMR (including first reinspection)

  • Commercial, industrial, mercantile with fire protection systems
  • Commercial, industrial, mercantile without fire protection systems
  • Residential buildings 6 - 12 Units with fire protection systems
  • Residential buildings 13 + Units with fire protection systems
  • Restaurant Inspection (under 100 occupancy)
  • 2nd or more reinspection

 

$ 150.00

$ 75.00

$ 100.00

$ 150.00

$ 75.00

$ 50.00/reinspection

Alarm systems: fees and inspections for monitored systems

  • Annual fee for radio box
  • Private fire alarm test with radio box
  • Private alarm system test

 

$300.00

$75.00

$50.00

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