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Do You Need a Permit?

The Seattle Fire Code identifies several operations, activities and materials that require a permit.

To see if the Seattle Fire Code requires a permit for your specific activity, material or operation, click on the link below and review the permit listing.

List of Activities/Materials
Requiring a Permit

(PDF Format)

If you need assistance determining whether a permit is required, please call the Seattle Fire Department Permit Unit at (206) 386-1450 or visit them in person. (See: Location and Hours)

For hazardous materials you may need to provide the quantity, concentration, hazardous constituents and Chemical Abstract Service number.

See Also:  Download Permit Applications


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Last Modified:   January 12, 2015

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