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The WFD Fire Prevention Bureau administers permits for storage of flammables and combustibles, as well as for other activities as required by Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148 and 527 CMR codes. Fire Prevention officers also make related inspections as required.

You can download the following permit applications and other forms by clicking below or visiting our document center.

 

 

 

Fee Schedule As of July 1, 2009

Updated fees for permits, inspections and other Fire Prevention services were approved by the Waltham City Council and took effect July 1, 2009. To download and view a complete listing of the new fee schedule in PDF click here. The fees are also listed here below:

Please make checks payable to the City of Waltham.
 

 

 

 

A - STORAGE PERMITS  
STORAGE TANKS INSTALL/REMOVE - GASOLINE (commercial) $100 / TANK
STORAGE TANKS INSTALL/REMOVE - OTHER (commercial) $100 / TANK
STORAGE TANKS INSTALL/REMOVE - Home Heating Oil Only (residential) $50 / TANK
TYPE II VAPOR RECOVERY SYSTEM $50 / SITE
LIQUID PROPANE GAS/INSTALLATION $50
LIQUID PROPANE GAS/STORAGE $50
STORAGE MISCELLANEOUS - SECTION 10A $20
CUTTING/WELDING/BURNING $30
FLAMMABLE STORAGE $30
B - OTHER PERMITS  
EVENT PERMIT $25
BLASTING PERMIT $50
TAR KETTLE $25/ UNIT
FIREWORKS DISPLAY $50
OIL BURNER INSTALLATION $30
HOME HEATING OIL TANK INSTALLATION (ABOVEGROUND) $30
C - SPRINKLERS  
SPRINKLER PERMIT $30
SPRINKLER REISSUE $10
FIRE ALARM PERMIT $35
D - INSPECTIONS  
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (1-5 UNITS) $25 per unit
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (6-12 UNITS) $150
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (12-24 UNITS) $300
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (25+ UNITS) $500
TANK TRUCK INSPECTIONS (EVERY 2 YEARS) $50/TRUCK
TANK TRUCK PARKING PERMIT $10/TRUCK
FACILITY INSPECTIONS $50
E - SERVICES  
PLAN REVIEW-RESIDENTAL $50
PLAN REVIEW-COMMERCIAL $100
21E SEARCH -- WRITTEN $30
F - REPORTS  
COPY OF FIRE REPORT $5
G - FINES VARY - NO CHANGES