The California Fire Code requires permits for certain operations. The purpose of the code is to establish the minimum requirements consistent with nationally recognized good practice for providing a reasonable level of life safety and property protection from the hazards of fire, explosion or dangerous conditions in new and existing building, structures and premises and to provide safety to firefighters and emergency responders during emergency operations.
Some of the common operations that require permits for businesses or special events in Newport Beach include, but are not limited to:
- Tents and Membrane Structures
- Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LP-Gas)-for example Propane used for heaters or cooking appliances
- Liquid or Gas-Fueled Vehicles or Equipment in Assembly Buildings
- Candles & Open Flame in Assembly Areas
- Fire Performances
A permit can be obtained by filling out the appropriate form and returning to Life Safety Services Division by fax at (949) 644-3120. For questions, please call 949-644-3106.
APPLICATION FOR FIRE PERMIT FOR SPECIAL EVENT
The following Guidelines & Standards are established in order to insure compliance with applicable codes and regulations. The Newport Beach Fire Department is responsible for enforcing the requirements from the California Fire Code (CFC) and Title 19 of the California Code of Regulations (CCR).
Commonly Used Guidelines & Standards:
» Tent Guideline
» Candle Guideline
» LPG Guideline
» Recreational Fires
For additional guidelines, please go to our Life Safety Services Guidelines & Standards page.
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