All applications are submitted through PDF forms.
Before you start the permitting process, please be prepared to electronically upload plans and any supporting information. Not providing necessary attachments will delay the permitting process.
Wet/Dry Chemical System Contractors and Gas Extinguishing System Contractors are registered through VisualVault. All registered contractors are required to carry the insurance for a permit submittal.
Wet/Dry Chemical System permits shall only be issued to currently licensed Wet/Dry Chemical System Contractors, and Gas Extinguishing System permits shall only be issued to currently licensed Gas Extinguishing System Contractors.
Applicable codes can be found on the City of Lincoln’s website. By completing the permitting process, it is agreed that all rules, regulations, and ordinances of the City of Lincoln, now in effect, will be complied with, and that the installation will be made in accordance with all applicable fire system regulations and the appropriate NFPA standards.
For help with understanding the requirements of licensing, registering, and code specific concerns, please contact the Fire Plan Reviewer at (402) 441-6440.
For assistance on the permitting process itself, please contact a permit assistant at (402) 441-7521.
When submitting for a permit, please see the submittal process listed below the fee schedule, shown in the associated application. Applicants will have the option to either submit electrically (via email) OR hardcopy.
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All fees must be received before your permit can be reviewed by a plan reviewer.
You can pay online through Citizen Access.
Contact our office at 402-441-7521 or visit our Citizen Access Information page if you need assistance with paying your permit fee.
The permit must be in an issued status before any inspections can be scheduled. You are able to schedule an inspection through Citizen Access or calling the 24 hr. inspection line at 402-441-5999. Please have your permit number, date for inspection, and special instruction if necessary. For same day inspection please schedule before 7:30 AM. For next day inspection please schedule before 12 PM.
Failure to submit satisfactory information or violating the above statements is sufficient grounds to void a permit that is already issued or to refuse issuance of a permit.
Non-compliance with the codes may result in a reinspection fee.
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