Important Information on this Page

Please read through the following guidelines regarding Plan Review, Inspections, and Modifications before proceeding to your permit of interest below.  For burn permits, please proceed with the link to the right.

All plan review submissions (Please allow up to 30 minutes for submission process) are accepted and all inspections shall be scheduled through the CAFMA Administrative Office, Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.

Download the Permits & Inspections Instructions Document (As Noted Below)

PLAN REVIEW:

»  Plans submitted shall follow the requirements as set forth in the Central Arizona Fire and Medical Authority (CAFMA) Fire Protection Standards 2017 edition.

»  Construction permits are valid for 180 days from the issuance of the permit and the approved set of plans.

»  Operational permits are valid for the duration listed on the permit.

»  Residential Sprinkler system requirements and a list of area subdivisions that require sprinklers regardless of square footage can be found HERE.

OPERATIONAL INSPECTIONS:

»  Operational inspections shall be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the inspection.

»  Operational inspections that are cancelled less than 4 hours prior to a scheduled inspection will constitute a failed inspection.

»  Operational inspections that fail to have a permittee in attendance shall constitute a failed inspection.

Click here once you have read the above information Amusement Building / Special Event / Tent Permit
Click here once you have read the above information Blasting / Pyrotechnics Permit
Click here once you have read the above information Recurring Local Event Permit

CONSTRUCTION INSPECTIONS:

»  Construction inspections shall be scheduled at least 24 hours in advance of the inspection.

»  Construction inspections requiring a hydrostatic test, shall be scheduled a minimum of 2 hours prior to the rough inspection or scheduled to be completed 2 hours after completion of the rough inspection.

»  Construction inspections that are cancelled less than 4 hours prior to a scheduled inspection will constitute a failed inspection.

»  Construction inspections that fail to have a permittee in attendance shall constitute a failed inspection.

MODIFICATIONS:

»  All modifications require the applicable Plan Submittal Information as outlined in the CAFMA Fire Protection Standards 2017 edition.

»  Commercial Sprinkler:  A modification is any work that substantially changes an existing commercial sprinkler system or which exceeds the CAFMA Commercial Sprinkler limit of 10 heads or affects/changes the design area.

»  Residential Sprinkler:  A modification is any work that substantially changes an existing sprinkler system or which exceeds the CAFMA Residential Sprinkler limit of 5 heads or affects/changes the design area.

»  Fire Alarm: A modification is any work that substantially changes an existing fire alarm system or which exceeds the CAFMA fire alarm limit of 10 devices.

»  Kitchen/Industrial System:  A modification is any work that substantially changes an existing kitchen/industrial system or which increases the existing system’s number of flow points or volume limitations.

Click here once you have read the above information Commercial Sprinkler Construction and Modification
Click here once you have read the above information Residential Sprinkler Construction and Modification
Click here once you have read the above information Fire Alarm System Permit
Click here once you have read the above information Kitchen/Industrial System Permit
Click here once you have read the above information Fire Main / FDC Underground / Fire Pump Permit
Click here once you have read the above information Above Ground Fuel Tank / Alternative Permit

AFFIDAVITS:

»  Commercial Fire Alarm:  An affidavit is required with any work that affects 5 devices or less and meets the requirements set forth in the Fire Alarm System Affidavit.

»  Commercial Fire Sprinkler: An affidavit is required with any work that affects 5 sprinkler heads or less and meets the requirements set forth in the Commercial Fire Sprinkler Affidavit.

Click here once you have read the above information Fire Alarm System Affidavit
Click here once you have read the above information Commercial Fire Sprinkler Affidavit
Click here once you have read the above information Miscellaneous Permit