Chapter 1, Section
105.6 of the California Fire Code authorizes an
annual permit for every building or structure, facility, or portion thereof
that conducts activities, which produce conditions hazardous to life or
property. The Annual Permit is issued to business owners.
are not transferable and any change in occupancy, operation, tenancy or
ownership shall require that a new permit be issued.
FIRST TIME PERMIT APPLICANT
Monica Fire Inspectors will inspect the property and determine whether your
business requires an Annual Permit to conduct business activities. Santa Monica
requires permits for the following:
- Acute Care Hospital
- Ambulatory Surgical Center
- Approved Production Facility
- Convalescent Hospital
- Day Care
- Place of Public Assembly
- Private School
- Public School
- Residential Care Facility
- Aircraft Refueling
- Aircraft Repair Facility
- Approved Candles or Open Flame in Public Assembly
- Combustible Dust Production
- High-piled Combustible Stock
- Hot Work - Welding/Cutting
- Industrial Oven
- Propane Heater(s)
- Spraying or Dipping Flammable/Combustible Finishes
- Tire Storage
Once fees are paid, the Annual
Permit will be issued. No operation or
activity requiring a permit will be performed until an Annual Permit is
RENEWING YOUR PERMIT
business owner, you need to renew your Annual Permit if you continue to conduct
the same business activities during succeeding years. If you discontinue a
permitted activity, you are required to inform Fire Prevention that the
activity has been discontinued.
Prevention will send a Permit Renewal Notice to inform you that it is time to remit
the payment for the renewal of your Annual Permit.
Fire Prevention receives the permit renewal payment, the permit will be issued.
a fire inspector will conduct an inspection of the property to ensure
compliance with applicable regulations and any condition(s) imposed. During the
inspection, it will be determined whether the business requires additional fire
permits to conduct current business activities. If additional fire permits are
required, Fire Prevention will mail out the additional permit invoice letter to
the business owner.
SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS & FORMS
Applications shall be submitted 15 business days in
advance of the expiration date to ensure sufficient time for processing. Please note that Fire Prevention has moved to two
Please allow a minimum of 3-4 days for your application to be processed. Renewals not submitted by the deadline may be
subject to additional fees.
All applicable fees must be paid before a permit
will be issued. Santa Monica Fire
accepts cash, checks and credit card. Payment should be remitted to the City of
Santa Monica at the mailing address below.
Santa Monica Fire
333 W. Olympic Dr., 2nd Floor
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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