Plan Review Information
The Office of the State Fire Marshal requests all plan applications, permits, and payments to be processed through the online Permit and Plan portal. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Before beginning application process, please review the Plan Submittal Requirements below.
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Permit Application, Inspection and Payment Portal
Please Note: Upon registration of a new account through the Permit Application and Payment portal, you will receive an email with instructions to set up your password and complete the registration process. If you do not go to your email and complete the last steps, your account will not be created. If you are unable to find the registration email in your normal inbox, please check your spam and/or junk mail folders for the email.
The average plan review process is currently running approximately 30 to 40 days. Please click on the Permit Application Que Report to view your current application status:
Permit Application Que Report
The Arizona State Fire Code requires submittal of plans for new construction, remodeling, alterations, and additions to state and county buildings, public, charter, and private schools. Construction of all occupancy types, except residential dwellings of less than five (5) units, located in areas without a locally adopted fire code, must be reviewed for compliance with the state fire code by the Office of the State Fire Marshal.
All projects that meet the requirements set out in ARS § 34-461D and 34-462 must be submitted to the Office of the State Fire Marshal for review. The submitted plans will be checked for compliance with the adopted state fire code. All structures and projects must meet the specifications for; fire flow, fire department access, occupant egress, emergency lighting, and fire protection systems. Structures and projects subject to review include, but are not limited to:
Construction of New Buildings or Structures
Additions to Existing Structures
Modifications or Alterations to Existing Structures that may Impact any Egress Component
Addition of Security Measures
Installation, Modification, or Alteration of any Security Gate
Building Change of Use
Occupancy Classification Change