Permits

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Concrete WorkThe Fire Prevention Bureau is responsible for issuing a variety of permits within the PFA services area:

Building Permits & Plan Review

All commercial construction within the PFA service area must be reviewed, approved, and inspected by PFA. See the Contractors section for extensive information on the permitting process.

Open Burning

All open burning where allowed within the boundaries of the Poudre Fire Authority requires a permit. Please click on the following links to view the requirements and access the online Application for Open Burning.

No burn permits will be issued for addresses with the restricted burn area. You can check your location on the PFA Restricted Burn Map before applying for a permit.

Permit applications for property in Larimer County are managed and issued by Larimer County Environmental Health available by

Clicking here.

Permit applications for property in Weld County are managed and issued by Poudre Fire Authority and are available by

Clicking here.

Other Permits

Permits are required for installation and major maintenance of fire protection equipment and special hazard facilities in the City of Fort Collins, Timnath, Laporte, Bellvue and Poudre Valley Fire Protection District. These include:

  • Aerosol products
  • Amusement buildings
  • Carnivals and fairs
  • Cellulose nitrate film
  • Combustible dust-producing operations
  • Combustible fibers
  • Compressed gases
  • Covered mall buildings
  • Cryogenic fluids
  • Explosives
  • Flammable and combustible liquids
  • Fumigation and thermal insecticidal fogging
  • Hazardous materials
  • HPM facilities
  • High-piled storage
  • Industrial ovens
  • Liquid-or gas-fueled vehicles or equipment in assembly buildings
  • LP-gas
  • Magnesium
  • Miscellaneous combustible storage
  • Open burning
  • Organic coatings
  • Private fire hydrants
  • Pyrotechnic special effects material
  • Pyroxylin plastics
  • Spraying or Dipping
  • Temporary membrane structures, tents and canopies
  • Inspection, testing and operation
  • Haunted House Permit

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