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Construction and system permits

The Fire Department works closely with building and development services within the city to review, inspect and permit construction activity.

Building Review focuses on land and structural improvements that effect safety and resiliency of the community related to fire and emergency risks. For detailed building review processes please visit the Development Services page.

System Permits cover fire alarm and fire suppression features within structures. The review of design, permitting and inspection of installations are captured under one permit. Review Fees are paid at application and Inspection Fees are paid when the permit for the work is issued. Permits are applied for electronically using

Construction related Fire Department Fees are located within the KMC or in Table 13 abbreviated (PDF)

For questions about fire related permits please contact or 425-587-3661 and we will return your message generally within 48 hours.

Fire Services
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

General Inquiries
T. 425.587.3650 | F. 425.587.3671