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 
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 - FINESVARY - NO CHANGES