If you have any questions about the appropriate form that is required or you need more information, please contact the Fire Marshal's Office at 319-286-5166.
All of the following documents are downloadable as PDF files:
A permit applicant may be required to submit the following information for a complete permit application: a completed permit application, a site diagram, installation plans, MSDS sheets (if applicable), equipment data sheets, and permit application fee.
The following are guides that will assist you with the permit application process:
Permit Guide for Installation of a Temporary/Permanent LPG - Tank and Associated Piping
A construction permit is required for installation of a temporary LP-gas system.
Permit Application for Installation of a Compressed Gas System
A construction permit is required for the installation of compressed gas system.
Permit Application for Carbon Dioxide Enrichment System
A construction permit to install a carbon dioxide enrichment system.
Permit Guide for Aboveground Storage Tank for Motor Vehicle Fuel Dispensing
A construction is permit is required to install, alter, remove, abandon or otherwise dispose of a flammable or combustible liquid tank used for Motor Vehicle Fuel Dispensing.
Permit Guide for the Installation of Underground Storage Tanks for Motor Vehicle Dispensing Outdoors
This guide is for underground tank and/or piping and dispenser installations for motor vehicles including, but not limited to, cars, trucks, tractors, riding lawn mowers, motorcycles and other motorized vehicles.
Permit Guide for Underground Tank Removal and Repair (Underground Storage Removal)
A construction permit is required to install, alter, remove, abandon, or otherwise dispose of an above ground flammable or combustible liquid tank.
Permit Guide for an Aboveground Tank Installation (non-Motor Vehicle Fuel Dispensing) (To Store or Use a Flammable or Combustible Liquid)
A construction permit is required to install, alter, remove, abandon or otherwise dispose of a flammable or combustible liquid tank.
Permit Guide for Installing Fire Alarm System
A construction permit is required to install a fire alarm system. Applicant shall submit the completed permit application, installation plans, calculation sheet, and other information required by NFPA and the Cedar Rapids Fire Marshal's Office.
Permit Guide for Aboveground Storage Tanks for Emergency Generators
A construction permit is require to install, alter, or remove, a Generator Base Tank containing flammable or combustible liquids.
Permit Guide for Paint Booths
A permit is required for application of flammable and combustible finishes in spray booths.
Permit Guide for Sprinkler System Installation
A permit is required for the installation of a sprinkler system in a residential or commercial structure.
Pyrotechnic Display of Fireworks
An application is required for the display of fireworks, along with a Special Event application.
Kitchen Hood Installation
An application is required for the installation of a kitchen hood.
Mobile Food Trucks/Unit
Permit application for mobile food trucks/units.
Temporary Membrane Structures, Tents and Canopies
Permit application for the erection of membrane structures, tents and canopies.
PLEASE NOTE: There are several other permit applications that are currently not accessible through our departmental Web site. Please contact the Fire Marshal's Office at 319-286-5166 for more information.