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Effective October 9th, 2023

The Colorado Springs Fire Department will be moving from ePlans to the Permits, Licensing and Records Portal.

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Fire Code Tools and Resources

The Colorado Springs Fire Department is committed to supporting the citizens and businesses of Colorado Springs by providing easily accessible information on fees, permits, and key documents and programs needed to meet fire code standards.

Should you not find the resources here that you need, please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at (719) 385-5978 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  We are here to help.

Colorado Springs 2021 Fire Code

Fire Code Amendments and Administrative Rulings

The City of Colorado Springs has adopted the 2021 edition of the International Fire Code and its jurisdictional amendments. View the code and Colorado Springs’ Administrative Ruling.

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Fire Board of Appeals, Requests for Variances

Fire Board of Appeals provides professional, unbiased rulings for appellants requesting a variance to the Fire Prevention Code and its interpretations. Fire Board of Appeals reviews and grants fire suppression contractor licenses, fire alarm contractor licenses, and fire alarm installer licenses. 

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Electronic Plan Review

The Division of the Fire Marshal has implemented a new electronic plan submittal system for your use. For instructions and tips regarding submitting plans electronically, please refer to the ePlans Users Guide.

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RESTART is a program designed to help small businesses, realtors and brokers find code-compliant commercial properties prior to their commitment to purchase, lease or develop the property, therefore avoiding unexpected and costly upgrades later on. 


I have a question about a permit. Who can I contact?

  • For Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression permits, contact Construction Services at 385-5982.
  • Open burning also requires a permit from the Health Department. Contact 719-578-3137.
  • For all other permits, contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978.

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