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Residential Permits & Inspections


General Information The following information is being provided to help you navigate through the Fire District Permit and Inspection process. Please be aware that the Fire District Permit and Inspection Process is completely independent of any city / county permitting process that may be required for your project. You must have Fire District and city / county approval before you begin construction/installation. If you are not familiar with our Permit and Inspection requirements, we encourage you to review the Permit FAQ and Inspection FAQ prior to applying for a permit. Permits: A Fire Permit is required for: LP gas tanks in excess of 500-gallon water capacity; Gates across public or private driveways, access roadways and streets; private fire hydrants and water supplies for fire protection.. A Fire Permit is not required for: New houses; Residential storage sheds or misc. structures; Additions; Alterations / Interior Finishes, such as remodeling, basement finishes; Repair of damage, such as that caused by fire, explosion, water heater, roof or siding replacement; Open or screened porches and decks. A re-occupancy permit is NOT required from Monarch Fire District. Information to Submit for a Permit: Application Form: The Fire Permit Application shall be filled out COMPLETELY and ACCURATELY. Residental Application Form [Download Here] Provide plans and specific information as listed for: LP Tank: Provide two copies of the site plan showing the location of the tank and specific details on the tank and piping installation. LP Tanks are required to comply with Chapter 38 of the 2009 International Fire Code as adopted by Ordinance 31, and all appropriate sections of NFPA 58. Gates: Provide two copies of the sire plan showing the location of the gate, specific details on the design and construction of the gate, and method of actuation (manual or electric). Gates are required to comply with Section 503.6 of Ordinance 31. Private fire hydrants and water supplies for fire protection:Provide two copies of the site plan showing the location of the fure hydrants and specific details of the piping size, type, arrangement and restraint from movement. Fire hydrants and water supplies are required to comply with Section 507, Appendix B and Appendix C of the 2009 International Fire Code as adopted by Ordinance 31, and all appropriate sections of NFPA 24.