A fire protection permit is required for all installation of and alteration to fire protection systems such as:
- Fire alarms
- Other suppression systems and components.
Fire permit applications require shop drawings. Permits application submissions should be made by the owner, designer, and/or contractor and should be timed to meet deadlines. Make sure to schedule the necessary time for review and approval, to order and install equipment, and to arrange testing and final approval by the Inspection Services Division (ISD).
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During the construction process, various inspections must be scheduled to ensure the safety and proper progress of the project.
Call Arlington to schedule your inspection appointment 24 hours in advance:
- Automated Scheduling System (IVR): 703-228-3700 (Available 24/7)
- Schedule an Inspection online
For fire alarm and sprinkler systems, please call 703-228-3846. Leave a voicemail and an Inspection Services Division (ISD) Fire Inspector will contact you within 24 hrs to schedule your inspection.