Frequently Asked Questions -BEFORE You Submit Plans
A. Call our office to make sure your project is in our district. (559)319-0400.
We can walk you through the process once we understand the details of your project.
If it is in our area, then you will need to submit two sets of paper plans, fill out a permit application which you will find on our website fresnocountyfire.org and pay the current plans review fee which can be found on the fee schedule on the right side of this screen.
A. Depends on your project. Some projects may have a balance due when plans are approved and ready to be picked up. Please see the fee schedule for more information. Link to fee schedule is located on the right side of the screen.
A. We will take a check or money order payable to: Fresno County Fire District. You can also pay by card here inside of our office. We do not take credit card information over the phone.
A. About 4-6 weeks from the date the plan reviewer picks them up. The plan reviewer comes into our office to pick up/drop off plans on Thursday's.
If it's been longer than 4 weeks and you haven't received a call to pick up your plans, check your e-mail to see if the plan reviewer might have sent you an e-mail asking for corrections/clarification on your project. The email would be from email@example.com. Also check your "Junk" folder.
A. Yes. It's double the total fee and the turn around time is eight (8) days. The plan reviewer will pick up your plans on Thursday and you will receive a phone call the following Friday to pick up your plans if no corrections are requested from the plan reviewer.
A. No, you will need to fill out a different fire permit application for each project and pay the plan review fee for each. You can have them all on the same set of plans but you will receive a different permit card for each project
A. No, only paper plans and they shall be to scale and pages shall be at least 24 inches tall by 36 inches wide. Plans can be dropped off or mailed in to our office at: 1700 Jensen Ave, Suite 103, Sanger, CA 93657
A. Yes, as long as you provide us with a pre-paid shipping label. You can e-mail us the label or include it with your plans when you mail them into our office.
A. No. You will need a certified C-16 installer to install your sprinklers.
A. You can call our office at (559)319-0400. Have the four digit permit number we issued and the name of the project available when you call.
Once plans are approved, you will receive a phone call or email letting you know they are ready to be picked up and if there is a balance due.
You will receive an approved stamped set of plans, a job permit card and a copy of the receipt. You can now take them to the Fresno County Planning Department and show them we have approved your plans. Do not give them your plans or permit card. These must stay at the job site.
A. You will need to re-submit. It will be the same process as when you submitted your plans the first time. Except the plan review fee will be less. It's currently $126.00.
A. Have your permit number, project name and address ready and call (559)319-0400 to schedule an inspection.
A. Call our office to let us know and we will create a new job card and we will take the card to the inspection. At the present time, there is no charge for a duplicate job card.
A. Yes, or someone you designate to be there. We will not do the inspection if no one is on site.
A. Once we final your project, then you can call the Fresno County Planning Department to schedule a final inspection with them.
Have more questions? Contact us at:
1700 JENSEN, ST. 103
SANGER, CA 93657
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