Activities Requiring Fire Code Inspections
The Fire Prevention Bureau conducts inspections for the following activities:
Installation or removal of aboveground storage tanks
Annual inspection of existing aboveground storage tanks required
Permit Application for Aboveground Storage Tanks [PDF]
Installation or removal of underground storage tanks
Permit Application for Underground Storage Tanks [PDF]
Installation of liquefied petroleum (LP) gas tanks
Permit Application for LP Gas Tanks Installation [PDF]
Review and monitoring of blasting operations
Permit Application for Blasting Operations [PDF]
Review and monitoring of indoor and outdoor pyrotechnic displays
Permit Application for Pyrotechnic Displays [PDF]
Tennessee State Fireworks License/Permit
Construction or remodeling of commercial building
Contact the City of Knoxville Building Permit Department for a building permit at 865-215-2999 or visit Building Permits & Inspections
Inspection of occupancies selling beer
Contact the City of Knoxville Business Tax Office for a Beer Permit at 865-215-2083 or visit Beer Permit.
Review of tent and membrane structures
Contact the City of Knoxville Building Permit Department for a Tent Permit at 865-215-2999 or visit tentcanopy.pdf.
Testing and acceptance of Kitchen Hood Suppression Systems
Please contact Captain Carla Jones at 865-215-2283 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Testing and acceptance of Fire Alarm Systems
Please contact Captain John Rodgers at 865-215-2283 or email@example.com with any questions.
Testing and acceptance of Sprinkler Systems
Please contact Captain Kevin Bost at 865-215-2283 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.