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 or email FirePermitsandPlans@cedar-rapids.org
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 Application for Installation of a Temporary/Permanent LPG
A construction permit is required for installation of a temporary or permanent LP-gas system; tank and associated piping. A construction permit is required to install, alter, or remove, a Generator Base Tank containing flammable or combustible liquids.
Permit Application for Installation of a Compressed Gas System
A construction permit is required for the installation of compressed gas system.
Permit Application for a Battery System
A construction permit is required for the installation of any battery system.
Permit Application for Carbon Dioxide Enrichment System
A construction permit to install a carbon dioxide enrichment system.
Permit Guide for Installation of Aboveground/Underground Storage Tanks for Motor Vehicle Fuel Dispensing
A construction permit is required to install, alter, remove, abandon or otherwise dispose of a flammable or combustible liquid tank used for Motor Vehicle Fuel Dispensing. This guide is also for underground tanks 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)
A construction permit is required to install, alter, remove, abandon or otherwise dispose of a flammable or combustible liquid tank. To store or use a flammable or combustible liquid.
Permit, Guide and Application for Installing a 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 Paint Booths
A permit is required for application of flammable and combustible finishes in spray booths.
Permit, Guide and Application for a 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.