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Permits & Inspections

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Permit Process

Plans should be submitted to our administration office and then will be reviewed by our outside plan checker. This may take up to 12 working days.  We do not require an application.  But we do ask that your Business License with the City of Santa Cruz and Workers Comp is current.  Our permitting system will verify this information is current.  Once the plan check is done, you will be notified and informed of what fees are due.  If revisions are required, you will need to go through process again.  Fees are not due until the review process has been completed. 

Permit Types

  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler
  • Fire Alarm
  • Underground Fire Service
  • Range Hood Protection
  • Special Events, Tents,  Generators, Fire Dancing, Fireworks

Applicant & Contractor Information

Licensed Contractors

Fire Prevention Standards

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