Fire Suppression Permits

The purpose of a fire suppression system permit is to ensure the system’s compliance with building and fire codes.

A fire suppression permit is required for all work involving any fire protection system addition or modification. Permits are required any time that a fire suppression system is affected by any sort of work including repair. Please note that fire alarm systems require a separate permit and are not part of the fire suppression system permit.

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The Fire Suppression Permit Application submission for a commercial kitchen Type I hood installation required the following additional information and documents.

  1. A Fire Suppression Contractor license with State of Kentucky and Louisville-Jefferson County Metro Government is required.  (Contractor License Information, Click here)  
  2. The Fire Suppression Drawing(s) shall bear two (2) Commonwealth of Kentucky Fire Suppression Seals (Contractor, Layout Technician) and be signed by the layout technician.
  3. Provide a drawing or sketch showing the Hood location in the kitchen and the pull station wall with the relationship to the egress door and other areas.
  4. The Fire Suppression manual actuation device shall be located at or near a means of egress from the cooking area not less than 10 feet and not more than 20 feet from the kitchen exhaust system.

IF YOU ARE INSTALLING OR REPLACING THE RANGE HOOD – A SEPARATE PERMIT IS REQUIRED IN ADDITION TO THE HOOD SUPPRESSION PERMIT.

Should you have any questions please contact our office at 502-574-3321.

Download a Fire Suppression Permit Application HERE

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