The Fire Prevention Division issues Operational Permits under the provisions of the Denver Amendment Code. A permit issued under the provisions of the Code shall continue until revoked or for such a period of time designated therein at the time of issuance. Click on the group below that pertains to your needs and learn more of what the requirements are.
The Denver Fire Department Fire Prevention Division is dedicated to the safety of all citizens and to the efficiency of well-planned and executed events. As a host of Public functions, you are also aware that safety must remain foremost in your efforts.
The Flammables Group provides permitting and inspections for all facilities engaged in the use of flammable/combustible liquids and gases. These include gas stations, repair garages, auto body shops, buildings with emergency generators and diesel-powered fire pumps, dry cleaning establishments, industrial processes as well as all facilities using LPG and compressed gases.
Releases of hazardous materials endanger employees, the public, emergency responders, adjacent properties and the environment.
Marijuana establishments and businesses involve unique operations which can create significant life safety and fire hazards. All marijuana establishments and businesses engaging in these activities shall be required to obtain all applicable annual operational permits from the Denver Fire Department, in addition to applicable construction permits and Excise and License business licenses.
The Denver Fire Department is involved in the licensing process by requiring and conducting annual Fire Safety Inspections to ensure compliance with the Denver Fire Code and also by requiring an Operational Permit obtained from the Denver Fire Department for the use of Propane (LPG).
High-piled storage operations require Fire Construction permits prior to installation. Prospective warehouse tenant/owners can request a warehouse survey to determine code compliance for the intended operation. The design consultant for the warehouse owner/tenant must address the storage arrangement in the design stage and submit this information to the Fire Prevention Engineering unit.