Fire Inspections/Permitting

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Separate permits and inspections for the following type of work will be done through the Punta Gorda Fire Department.

 Fire alarm systems and alterations

 New LP tank (Underground) - Manometer test req

 Extinguisher systems and alterations

 New LP tank (Aboveground) - Manometer test req

 New exhaust hoods and repairs

 Install duct for LP appliance

 New fuel storage tanks

 Install LP piping - pressure test required

 Replace gasoline tanks

 Fire mains and hydrants

 Replace gasoline dispenser

 Fire sprinklers and hydrants

 Remove underground storage tank

 Fire service mains

 New natural gas installation - pressure test req

 New fire standpipe system

 Alteration natural gas piping

 Repair fire standpipe system

 New fire sprinkler system

 Addition to fire standpipe system

 Repair fire sprinkler system

 Tent

 Addition to fire sprinkler

 

The above referenced work will be permitted separately from any other issued permit at the same address.  Qualifiers and the Business they are qualifying must be licensed with the city prior to doing work in the city including all requirements being up to date.  To do this you must contact the Building Division @ 941-575-3324.

The application shall have all information filled in and correct.  The value of work must be on the application for the application to be processed.  THE QUALIFIER ONLY MUST SIGN THE PERMIT.  The application will be accepted if all required documentation is attached, a permit number will be assigned and the Fire Marshal or designee will perform a plan review. The business will be contacted by Fire Department personnel when the permit is ready to be picked up for corrections or payment.

You may complete the permit form online. Print it out, affix a signature and drop it off along with any associated documentation at the City of Punta Gorda Fire Department, 1410 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL.

TENT PERMITS 

A tent permit will not be issued without an Event permit being on file. This permit shall include the tent(s) setup and break down date and the nature or title of your event. A site plan, showing the placement of the tents, is required to be attached to the application along with a copy of the tent’s flame retardant certificate. The Fire Marshal or designee will issue a copy of the requirements for fire safety during your event.  An inspection is required to assure the requirements have been met prior to the start of the event.

You may complete the permit form online. Print it out, affix a signature and drop it off along with any associated documentation at the City of Punta Gorda Fire Department, 1410 Tamiami Trail, Punta Gorda, FL.

PERMIT INSPECTIONS 

All inspections for Fire permits require a minimum of 24-hours advance notice.  A specific date and time can be requested and will be accommodated if at all possible. Fire inspections will be scheduled through the City of Punta Gorda Fire Deprtment main office @ 941-575-5529. All fire inspections related to a construction/building permit such as tenant walls, fire stopping, etc. should be called into the Building Dept. @ 941-575-3327. Download a manometer test form here.

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