Permits/Fees

Operational Permits

(Operational permits are valid for one year unless specified otherwise herein or as allowed by the 2015 IFC)

 1. Amusement Buildings:    $150
 2. Explosives    
   a. Retail Sales (Gun Shops, etc.)   $50
 b.  Commercial Storage   $150
   c. Other Uses (gas perforating, construction use, etc.) (15 day permit unless specified otherwise on the permit):   $150
 3. Flammable/Combustible Liquid    
   a. Removal of Fuel from Tanks:    $50
   b. Tank Removal From Service:   $100
   c. Change of Contents - Tank:    $50 per tank
   d. Manufacturing and Processing:    $100
 4. Gates Crossing Fire Lanes:   $40 per site
 5. Hazardous Materials (Includes aerosols, battery systems, compressed gases, cryogenic fluids, flammable & combustible storage/handling/use and refrigeration permits as defined by the IFC if within the scope of those permits):   $75 per site
   a. Storage Tanks:    $150 per site
 6.  Hot Work Operations:    $75 per site
 7. Liquid or Gas Fueled Vehicles in Assembly Building:   $50
 8. LP Gas:    $40
 9.  Mobile Fuel Dispensing Operations:    $100
 10. Open Burning - Trench (TCEQ Air Curtain):   $500
 11. Open Burning - Cooking\Ceremonial:    No charge
 12. Pyrotechnic Special Effects (Fireworks - aerial):    $400
13.  Pyrotechnic Special Effects (Theatrical):    $75 per time period on permit
 14. Speed Bumps in Fire Access Road (Fire Lane):    $40 per site

 Construction Permits

   
*All construction permits, unless otherwise specified herein, are charged a fee based on the cost of the work to be performed. The fee table used is the same table used for valuing miscellaneous permits as specified in Section 30-15 (b). of this Code.
 1. Aboveground and Underground Storage Tanks*    
   a. Generator Belly Tanks that are manufactured as part of the generator:    $150
 2. Battery Systems*    
 3. Chemical Fire Extinguishing System*    
 4. Compressed Gas Systems*    
 5. Cryogenic fluids*    
 6. Egress Control Devices*    
 7. Fire Alarm and Detection System*    
 8. Fire Lane Repair - no charge    
 9. Fire Sprinklers\Standpipes\Fire Pumps\ and Related Equipment*    
 10. Flammable or Combustible Liquid Operations*    
 11. Gate Installation (powered gates crossing fire lane or private street)*    
 12. Hazardous Materials*    
 13. Industrial Ovens*    
 14. LPG Installations\Modifications:   $75
 15. Mechanical Exhaust Hoods (Vent A Hoods)*    
 16. Private Fire Lines*    
 17. Smoke Control*    
 18. Speed Bumps (Installed In Fire Lanes)*    
 19. Spray Booth\Spray Room\ Dip Tank Installation*    
 20. Storage Tank Misc. and related equipment*    
 21. Storage Tank Removal:    $100 per tank
 22. Temporary Membrane Structures, Tents & Canopies:    $50 (30 day permit)
     

Miscellaneous Fees

 1. After Hours Inspections (per hour):    $75 per person per hour, 4 hour min.
 2. Expired Permit Fee:    $50
 3. No Permit Fee:    An amount double the permit fee may be assessed for work  conducted without obtaining the proper permits.
 4. No Permit Fee:    $75 per inspection after three when assessed by the fire marshal
 5. Standby Fee:   $75 per person per hour, 4 hour min.
 6. Plan Review Fee:    65% of the construction permit fee