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Instructions to create and pay for New and Existing Fire Safety Operational Permits (FSOP)

 Fees Information: 

Beginning July 1, 2016, a $2.00 technology fee has been applied to  invoices  for Fire Safety Operational, Special Events, Tents, Pyrotechnics, and Fireworks permits per Resolution 10791.  On July 1, 2015, fire inspection fees increased 2% per Resolution 10628. Fees have not increased since the inception of the program in 2007, and currently do not cover associated delivery costs. The 2% increase brings the program closer to cost recovery. Re-inspection fees remain the same.

Description of Service

Fee

Blasting

No Fee 
Burn Permit (bonfire, Pit BBQ)   No Fee
      Fire Inspection    
      High Risk Occupancy > 12,000 sf  $459.00 annually 
      High Risk Occupancy < 12,000 sf  $255.00 annually
      Medium Risk Occupancy  $153.00 annually
      Re-Inspect (follow-up on site) $  50.00 bi-annually
 Fire Safety Operational Permit $  15.00 annually charged to all occupancies for each location (excludes one and two family dwellings and home based businesses) 
Records Search (per address) $  30.00 an hour (1 hour minimum) each additional 15 minutes $7.50
Special Events: Carnivals, Fairs, Tent/Canopy Exhibits, Sales, or Trade Shows - any special event requiring a site inspection by the Fire Prevention Division
Tents > 400 sf $150.00 per request > than 14 days $300 per request < less than 14 days**
Canopies > 1,200 sf + (see note) $150.00 per request > than 14 days  $300 per request < less than 14 days **
Additional Tent/Canopy $40.00 
Fireworks/Pyrotechnics $250.00/Request 

**Fourteen (14) calendar days is determined from the date the request is submitted to fireprevention@mesaaz.gov.

Permit Information

When are Permits required  How to request 

Blasting

Burn Permit (Bonfire or Pit BBQ)

Call Fire Prevention 480-644-2622 

Canopy > 1,200 sf
Tent > 400 sf

Go to Tent/Canopy Permit Application fill out form and send to fireprevention@mesaaz.gov
Carnival, Covered Mall (for use as a place of assembly; open-flame or flame-producing equipment), Fair, Special Event, Trade Show. Call Tax and Licensing 480-644-2316
Fire Inspection/Re-Inspection (follow-up on site) Inspector schedules/visits annually (high hazard) or bi-annually (medium hazard). Requested inspections call 480-644-2622 and for re-inspections call the assigned inspector directly. 
Fire Safety Operational Permit   Permit invoice and application are mailed annually. For new occupancies or questions call Fire Prevention
480-644-2622. 
Fireworks and Pyrotechnical Special Effects   Tax & Licensing 480-644-2316.  
Gated Access-to use/maintain gated access into gated communities Development and Sustainability, 480-644-4273 Press 1, then 3.

Records Search

Go to Records Search, fill out form, print and mail with fee. 

 

 

 

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