Generally, all work being performed on a fire protection system requires a fire permit. Most work will require a full submittal and plans review, but some smaller work may be an over the counter permit.

Permits We issue:

  • Fire Sprinkler and Fire Pump
  • Fire Alarm
  • Stairwell Pressurization
  • Emergency Power Supply Systems
  • Emergency Radio
  • Underground Fire Service Main
  • Hood Suppression Systems
  • Emergency Power Supply Systems
  • Commercial Tanks
  • Temporary Tents and Canopies

All permits whether full submittals or over the counter are through the City of Shoreline Planning and Community Development. For instructions on submitting an over the counter contact the Fire Marshals Office (contact info at bottom)..

Link to 2021 Fee Schedule

Link To City of Shoreline PCD

Sprinkler Systems:

  1. FULL SUBMITTALS: Any new system, or existing system with over 12 new or relocated heads.
  2. OVER THE COUNTER: Generally, existing systems with new or re-located heads up to 12, unless there is a change is design density flow area.
  3. Sprinkler Permit Submittal Checklist.

Fire Alarm:

  1. FULL SUBMITTALS: New systems , or existing system with over 12 new or relocated heads.
  2. OVER THE COUNTER: AES installations. Existing systems with new or re-located heads up to 12.
  3. Fire Alarm Permit Submittal Checklist.

Smoke Control/ Stairwell Pressurization:

  1. A Conceptual Analysis is required with the building permit submittal.
  2. A deferred smoke control submittal is required to install.
For questions or more information, contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at:

Phone: 206.533.6565
Email: fmo@shorelinefire.com