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Emergency Services

FIRE PERMITS

All plan reviews and permit issuance for:

will occur at the Department of Emergency Services, 900 Park Street, Paso Robles, California.

Completed application packets may be filled out online, printed, and submitted in person to our office during normal business hours (enter at the corner of 10th and Park Street) or mailed to:

Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services
Attention: Fire Marshal
900 Park Street Paso Robles, CA 93446
(805) 227-7560

Please ensure that your application is complete and submittals contain the information required below. We are not able to process incomplete applications. A separate permit must be obtained for each type of system.

Please note: The Notice to Property Owner (Pages 5 & 6 of the application packet) should be completed only when work is to be completed by an owner-builder who is not a licensed contractor.

Download the Fire Permit Application Packet.

Underground Fire Lines

  1. Completed application (page 4).
  2. Completed legal declaration (page 7).
  3. Device calculation (page 9).
  4. Three (3) sets of underground line drawings compliant with NFPA 24, Chapter 4.

Underground Fire Lines may require up to 30 days for review and permit issuance.

Commercial/Industrial Fire Sprinkler Systems

  1. Completed application (page 4).
  2. Completed legal declaration (page 7).
  3. Owners Information Certificate (page 8).
  4. Device calculation (page 9).
  5. Three (3) sets of sprinkler system drawings compliant with NFPA 13, Chapter 22.
  6. Two (2) sets of hydraulic calculations.

Commercial/Industrial Fire Sprinkler Systems may require up to 30 days for review and permit issuance.

Download information regarding Title 19 Fire Sprinkler System Testing Requirements.

Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems

Passive purge fire sprinkler systems serve a single toilet in addition to fire sprinklers. The toilet shall be on a remote portion of the sprinkler system or the system shall be designed as a loop so that water moves through a majority of the fire sprinkler system piping when the toilet is flushed. Passive purge system non-metallic pipe and fittings shall be designed to withstand a working pressure of not less than 130 psi (8 .9 bars) at 120 degrees (49C).

Additional notes: Contact the Paso Robles Water Division at 805-237- 3866 to obtain high and low pressures during the design phase. Include freeze protection for all residential fire sprinkler piping. A residential sprinkler system flow test is required at time of rough inspection.

  1. Completed application (page 4).
  2. Completed legal declaration (page 7).
  3. Owners Information Certificate (page 8).
  4. Device calculation (page 9).
  5. Three (3) sets of sprinkler system drawings compliant with NFPA 13, Chapter 22.
  6. Two (2) sets of hydraulic calculations.

Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems may require up to 30 days for review and permit issuance.

Click here to request a Sprinkler Inspection online.

Fire Alarm Systems

  1. Completed application (page 4).
  2. Completed legal declaration (page 7).
  3. Device calculation (page 9).
  4. Three (3) sets of drawings compliant with NFPA 72 and California Fire Code, 2013 Edition, Section 907.

Fire Alarm Systems may require up to 30 days for review and permit issuance.

Chemical Fire Suppression Systems

  1. Completed application (page 4).
  2. Completed legal declaration (page 7).
  3. Device calculation (page 9).
  4. Three (3) sets of drawings compliant with NFPA 72 and California Fire Code, 2013 Edition, Section 907.

Chemical Fire Suppression Systems may require up to 30 days for review and permit issuance.

Fire Hazard Control Permits

Download the Fire Hazard Control Permit application and fee information.

Again, please note that we are not able to accept incomplete application packets and that all applicable fees are due at time of submission.

If you have any questions regarding this process, contact our Fire Marshal at 805-227-7560.


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