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Permit for installing and decommissioning flammable liquid tanks, such as propane/LPG tanks.

Applications

For new or relocated fuel tanks, you must get gas piping permit from the Seattle King County Department of Public Health, Environmental Health

Apply online at the MyBuildingPermit website. Navigate to storage tanks after selecting the project and activity type beneath the fire category.

Or download application materials under Fire System Packet: Fuel Tanks, Installation and Relocation or Decommissioning Underground Fuel Tanks below.

Inspections

We must inspect work to ensure code compliance.

Gas piping inspection must occur prior to inspection of your LPG tank permit, call 206-296-4932 to schedule an inspection.

Schedule your permit inspection


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This permit is not for all fireworks use. It is illegal to sell or use consumer fireworks in unincorporated King County. 

Applications

Apply online at the MyBuildingPermit website. Navigate to Fireworks Display after selecting Any Project Type and Special.

Or download application materials under Fire System Packet: Fireworks Display Application, below.

Inspections

We must inspect work to ensure code compliance.

Schedule your permit inspection

File a complaint

Visit our code enforcement page for details on how to file a complaint for the use of illegal fireworks. 



Fire system permits help to preserve life and property by preventing and controlling fires and fire hazards.

Fire system permits include:

  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Fire monitoring systems
  • All fixed fire extinguishing systems
  • Standpipe
  • Water main extensions
  • Underground sprinkler supply lines
  • Fire hydrant installation
  • Flammable and combustible liquid storage tanks
  • LPG tanks
  • Generators
  • Flammable liquid spray booths
  • Flow coater systems
  • Fiber-glassing equipment
  • Solvent distillation equipment for recycling solvents
  • High piled storage

Applications

Single-family, commercial and multi-family fire system permits are available online through the MyBuildingPermit website.

Or download application materials under the Fire Systems Packet on our Permit application forms resources webpage.

Inspections

We must inspect work to ensure code compliance.

Schedule your permit inspection

 

A permit to erect a temporary tent or membrane structure in excess of 400-square-feet in size or an aggregate area of multiple tents of 700-square-feet.

Applications

Apply online at the MyBuildingPermit website. After selecting King County as the jurisdiction, select Fire, then Any Project Type, Special, and finally Special Event.

Or download application materials under Fire System Packet: Fire Permit; - Special Event Permit, below.

Inspections

We must inspect work to ensure code compliance.

Schedule your permit inspection

Fire Permits

Handouts


Fire Alarm, Cellular Communication and Digital Security Controls

Information (296KB)


Fire Alarm Systems Permit: Non-Residential and Multi-Family

Information (250KB)


Fire Permit; Special Event Permit

Information (422KB)


Fire Permit: Sprinkler, Non-Residential and Multi-Family

Information (231KB)


Fire, Other Systems and Equipment

Information (266KB)


Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Non-Residential Cooking Hoods

Information (298KB)


Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Generator - Emergency or Standby

Information (440KB)


Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Emergency Responder Radio Coverage Systems

Information (374KB)


Fire, Other Systems and Equipment - Wireless Mesh Radio Network (AES)

Information (806KB)


Fire Hazards - Vegetation

Handout (165KB)


Fire, King County Public Safety Frequency Use Agreement

Agreement (123KB)


Fire, Residential Sprinkler Insulation (Tenting)

Information (1.57MB)


Fire Safety During Construction

Information (1.07MB)


Fire Systems and Equipment Fee Schedule

Spreadsheet (219KB)


Fuel Tanks, Decommissioning Underground

Information (229KB)


Fuel Tanks, Installation and Relocation

Residential Installation and Relocation Checklist (268KB)


Fuel Tanks, Removal and Decommissioning Contractors

Application instructions (195KB)

List of contractors (182KB)


Residential Accessory or Agricultural Structure, Fire Sprinkler Access and Water Supply

Checklist (307KB)


Residential Fire Access and Water Supply Checklist

Checklist (325KB)


Residential Remodel, Fire Access and Water Supply

Checklist


Forms


Fire, King County Public Safety Frequency Use Agreement

Agreement (123KB)


Fuel Tanks, Site Plan

Example (649KB)

Template (PDF) (574KB)

Template (CAD) (28KB)


Fire District Receipt

Obtain from your local Fire District

Form (204KB)


Fireworks Display Application

Form (297KB)


Fire Fireworks Stand

No stands due to Fireworks ban starting in 2022


Fuel Tank Removal and Decommissioning Contractors

Application (586KB)


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