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The Fire Department requires permits to add, modify or remove fire protection systems - prior to beginning work in these areas.
Some examples are:
Permit requirements for individual permit types can be found at our Fire Protection System Permits Page where you can select the tab for the permit type you are inquiring about for specific application criteria. When you are ready to submit your application, visit the Self Service Portal. Please allow a minimum of two weeks for permit application processing and plan review. The current fee schedule can be found here.
A permit is required for fireworks displays, there is no fee required for a fireworks display permit at this time. Permit applications can be filed online via the Self Service Portal.
The applicant for a permit for a public display of fireworks shall file with the Fire Department a copy of a public liability and property damage insurance policy providing coverage with minimum limits as specified in RCW 70.77.295; however, the holder of a general license from the chief of the Washington State Patrol, through the director of fire protection, and upon compliance with RCW 70.77.355, shall be excused from compliance with this subsection. (KMC 15.30.280)