Fire Protection System Permits
Select the type of permit you need:
To apply for a fire alarm permit you must have the following:
- New Systems: Require a review letter from Fire Protection Engineer or an Electrical Engineer verifying the system meets NFPA requirements.
- ALL Tenant Improvements: Require a review letter by a NICET Fire Alarm Systems Level III certified individual verifying the system has been reviewed and meets or exceeds the design requirements of the state of Washington and the City of Kennewick.
- Two sets of plans (if submitting hard copies)
- Battery calculations
- Device specification sheets
- Zone map
- Permit Application
To apply for an HVAC Duct Detector permit, you must have the following:
- Know whether the detectors need to be tied into an existing fire alarm control panel OR if you will be installing a stand alone annunciator panel.
- Mechanical permit application submitted to the Building Department.
- Floor plan indicating proposed location of the annunciator panel if the building is not protected by a fire alarm system. The panel must be wall mounted in a constantly attended location with audible, visual and trouble indicators.
- Device specification sheets - Duct Detector
- Device specification sheets - Annunciation Panel (if one is being installed.)
- Fire Detection Permit Application
To apply for a fire sprinkler permit, you must have the following:
- System layout/floor plans (two copies if paper submittal)
- Hydraulic Calculations
- Device Specifications
- Review letter from a Fire Protection Engineer. Required if installing a new system or performing work that is related to an occupancy conversion.
- Fire Suppression Permit Application
To apply for a kitchen hood suppression or a spray booth permit you must have the following:
The Fire Department requires permits to add, modify or remove fire protection systems.
- Submit a complete application package.
- Allow a minimum of two weeks for permit application processing and plan review.
- When a complete submittal is received, plan review generally takes between five and ten business days and is always done sooner if possible.
- Inspections for permitted fire protection systems shall be requested by calling the Fire Department Inspection Request line at 509-585-4352.
- Here is the fee schedule however, there is no plan review fee charged up front, all fees are payable after the plans have been reviewed and approved.