Permits, Fees & Downloads

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Permits, Fees & Downloads

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.

***ATTENTION*** FIRE PREVENTION APPLICATION FEES CAN NOW BE PAID ONLINE
You can also download the following permit applications and other forms by clicking below.
Please mail, bring in or email us the completed form/application after your payment has been processed.

 

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. The fees are listed below:

A - STORAGE PERMITS 
TYPE II VAPOR RECOVERY SYSTEM$50 / SITE
STORAGE TANKS INSTALL / REMOVE - COMMERCIAL $100 / TANK
STORAGE TANKS REMOVAL - RESIDENTIAL$50 / TANK
STORAGE - CLASS A$25
LIQUID PROPANE GAS / INSTALLATION$50 
LIQUID PROPANE GAS / STORAGE$50
HOT WORK (PER MONTH, UP TO 6 MONTHS)$30
HAZARDOUS MATERIALS PROCESSING$25
FLAMMABLE STORAGE$30
CRYOGENIC FLUID OR COMPRESSED GAS$30
B - OTHER PERMITS 
EVENT PERMIT$25
BLASTING PERMIT$50
TAR KETTLE$25 / UNIT
FIREWORKS DISPLAY$50
OIL BURNER INSTALLATION$30
UNVENTED HEATER INSTALLATION$30
HOME HEATING OIL TANK INSTALLATION (ABOVE GROUND)$30
C - SPRINKLERS & FIRE ALARMS 
SPRINKLER PERMIT$30
FIRE ALARM / FIRE SUPPRESSION PERMIT$35
D - INSPECTIONS 
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (1-5 UNITS)$25 / UNIT
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (6-12 UNITS)$150
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (13-24 UNITS)$300
D26F SMOKE DETECTORS (25+ OVER)$500
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 - FINESVARY - NO CHANGES

See here for printable Permit Fees