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Permits & Inspections

Permits & Inspections
For an existing building, school or operational Fire Inspection Call: 623.333.6001
All other types of inspections Call: 623.333.4000
Questions? Contact us at   The permitting and inspections process is the heart of any fire prevention program. Countless lives, injuries, and property damage can be prevented by regulating  fire suppression systems, fire alarm systems, hazardous materials, commercial and industrial processes, and events. Our businesses, customers, citizens, and firefighters all benefit from this regulating process.

School Plan Reviews and Inspections
Through an agreement with the Arizona State Fire Marshal’s Office, Avondale Fire & Medical conducts fire code plan reviews and inspections for all school and government facilities in the City of Avondale. All fire sprinkler and fire alarm plans must be sealed by a professional registrant. Plans should be submitted to City Hall.  School Plans will be processed by City Hall and forwarded to Avondale Fire & Medical for review.

Temporary Use Permits
Separate Avondale Fire & Medical submittals are required for the following temporary uses:
  • Temporary Fire Access
  • LP Gas at Construction Sites
  • LP Gas at Public Special Events (over 40 lbs)
  • LP Gas used for Flame Events
  • Tents, Canopies and Stages
  • Fireworks and Pyrotechnics Displays
  • Consumer Fireworks Retail Displays
  • Carnivals, Fairs and Circuses
  • Amusement Buildings
  • Exhibits and Tradeshows
  • Open Burning or Bon Fires
  • Blasting Operations
  • Motor Vehicle Fueling from Tank Vehicles

Seasonal Sales Tent Permit Application

Operational Permits
Separate Avondale Fire & Medical submittals are required for the following operations at existing facilities:

Avondale Hazardous Materials Inventory Form

Tent Requirements
An fire department permit is required to operate a tent having an area in excess of 200 square feet, or a canopy in excess of 700 square feet.  They shall not be erected, operated or maintained for any purpose without first obtaining a permit and approval from the fire marshal.

Fire Code permit fees are $200.00 for the first tent or canopy, and $100.00 for each additional tent or canopy on the same permit.

Tents and canopies that will be used for seasonal sales must obtain approval from the Development Services Department before a fire department permit can be issued. Separate fees may apply.

Please use the Avondale Fire & Medical Tent and Canopy Submittal Form when submitting for tent and canopy permits.
Permits can be requested by

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