Fire-only Permits

From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday, customers can drop off permit applications that require only Fire Department review. Found below are examples of fire-only scopes of work. Fire Department staff can accommodate 25 customers daily, first-come, first-served. Each customer can submit a maximum of 2 permits per day.

Fire-only plan review scope of work includes:

  • Sprinkler system (including standpipe & underground work)
  • Fire alarm and/or smoke detection system 
  • Dedicated Function FA system (elevator recall, HVAC shut-down, sprinkler monitoring)
  • Any fire suppression system (Pre-action, Clean Agent, etc.)
  • Emergency evacuation signage
  • Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System (ERRCS)
  • Elevators (FSAE & OEE)
  • Air replenishment systems

For more information about Fire Department plan view, please visit https://sf-fire.org/plan-check.