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Fire Permits
Fees
Required permit fee charges are $50 for the first permit, and $25 for each additional required permit; but, shall not exceed $500 in total.

Construction Fire Permits
The following is a list of required construction fire permits. If any of the following conditions exist, an inspection is needed, and an Operational Permit may be required. The conditions are:
  • Installation of automatic fire-extinguishing systems
  • Installation of compressed gases
  • Installation of fire alarm and detection systems
  • Installation of fire pumps and related equipment
  • Installation of flammable and combustible liquids
  • Installation, removal, or abandonment of hazardous materials
  • Installation of industrial ovens
  • Installation of liquefied petroleum gas
  • Installation of a private fire hydrant
  • Installation of spraying and dipping equipment
  • Installation of standpipe systems
  • Installation of tents and canopies

Operational Fire Permits
The following is a list of required operational fire permits. If any of the following conditions exist, an inspection is needed, and an Operational Permit may be required. The conditions are:
  • Aerosol products
  • Amusement buildings
  • Aviation facilities
  • Carnivals and fairs
  • Battery systems
  • Cellulose nitrate film
  • Combustible dust-producing operations
  • Combustible fibers
  • Compressed gases
  • Covered mall buildings
  • Cryogenic fluids
  • Cutting and welding
  • Dry cleaning plants
  • Exhibits and trade shows
  • Explosives
  • Fire hydrants and valves
  • Flammable an combustible liquids
  • Floor finishing
  • Fruit and crop ripening
  • Fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging
  • Hazardous materials
  • Hazardous production materials facility
  • High-piled storage
  • Hot work operations
  • Industrial ovens
  • Lumberyards / woodworking plants
  • Liquid / Gas fueled equipment in assembly
  • Liquefied petroleum gas
  • Magnesium
  • Miscellaneous combustible storage
  • Open burning
  • Open flames and candles
  • Organic coatings
  • Places of assembly
  • Private fire hydrants
  • Pyrotechnic special effects material
  • Pyroxylin plastics
  • Refrigeration equipment
  • Repair garages / service stations
  • Rooftop heliports
  • Spraying or dipping
  • Storage of scrap tires/byproducts
  • Tents and canopies
  • Tire-rebuilding plants
  • Waste handling
  • Wood products



Contact Us
Kenny Cordonnier
Chief of Prevention
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401 S. Seventh St.
St. Joseph, MO 64501

Ph: 816-271-4604
Fx: 816-271-4612

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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