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flammableWhat is a Fire Code Permit?

  • City of Albany authorization to conduct certain operations or to store and/or handle hazardous materials.
  • A tool for communicating important information to responding firefighters.
  • Your opportunity to become compliant with fire safety requirements.

To Obtain a Fire Code Permit

  1. Make application with the Office of the State Fire Marshal or DEQ if required.
  2. Make application with the City of Albany Fire Department.
  3. Provide required activity/hazard information.
  4. Pay appropriate City of Albany Fire Code permit fee.
  5. Comply with all Fire Code requirements.
  6. Schedule/receive compliance fire inspection(s).
  7. Submit documentation for tank decommissioning.

Fire Code Permit Fees

Fire Code Permit Fees

What Requires a Fire Code Permit in Albany?

Fire Code permits issued in the City of Albany are a one-time occurrence for:

Fireworks Storage, Sales, & Displays (Shoots)

needED for a Fireworks Fire Code Permit:

Fixed Hazardous Materials Storage Tank (Commercial & Residential)

NEEDED FOR A Decommissioning/Removal FIRE CODE PERMIT:

Heating Oil Tank: 

  • Copy of Site Map 
  • Payment of Albany Fire Code Permit Fee 

Underground Storage Tank (UST): 

  • Copy of DEQ 30-day Notice Letter 
  • DEQ UST Decommissioning Checklist and Site Assessment Report 

Aboveground Storage Tank (AST): 

  • AST Closure/Removal Checklist 

tanks

NEEDED FOR A New Installation/Relocation FIRE CODE PERMIT:

Up to 1,000 Gallons: 

  • Site Plan showing location of: 
    • Buildings/Structures
    • Shut-off switches
    • Tanks (include capacity)
    • Diking
    • Fire access roads
    • Fire hydrants
    • Distances to buildings & property line
  • Design Plan showing location of: 
    • Piping, valves, fittings
    • Signage
    • Design & Construction
    • Dispensers
  • Copies of equipment data sheets 

Over 1,000 Gallons: