The mission of the Grand Junction Fire Depart-
ment Fire Prevention Bureau is to reduce the
risk of fire through enforcement of strict codes, Ensuring the quality of life for our community
standards and ordinances and to educate the through prevention and effective mitigation of
public in the use of safer construction standards emergencies which threaten life and property
Its primary goal is the reduction of the serious
socio-economic impacts of fire such as loss of Adoption of the 2006 New
life, personal injury, and property and environ- Fee Schedule
mental damage. and 2006
City Ordinance 4012 and Resolution No. 03-07
charge Grand Junction's Fire Prevention Bureau Code
with enforcement of the 2006 International Fire Effective February 4, 2007
Code (IFC). This code was developed in con-
junction with a full set of modern construction
codes including the International Building Code.
The City of Grand Junction and the Mesa
County Building Department have also adopted
the International Building Code, which works in
tandem with the International Fire Code. Cop-
ies of the International Fire Code may be viewed
at the Grand Junction Fire Department Fire
Prevention Bureau or purchased from a book
store or on the internet.
Services provided by the Fire Prevention Bu-
reau include plan reviews, sprinkler system in-
spections, fire and life-safety inspections and
fire-flow evaluations. Regularly scheduled in-
spections of all commercial properties in the
City of Grand Junction are required by ordi-
nance. The objective of these inspections is 330 South 6th St Grand Junction, CO 81501
to identify and initiate correction of life-safety Grand Junction Fire Department
violations, verify contact information, educate Fire Prevention Bureau
330 S 6th Street Grand Junction, CO 81501
the occupants and familiarize fire personnel Steve Kollar 970-244-1479
970-244-1400, FAX: 970 244-1471
with the property in the event of fire. Hank Masterson 970-244-1414
Chuck Mathis 970 244-1473
Effective February 4, 2007, the City of UPDATED FEE SCHEDULE OPERATIONAL PERMIT FEES:
PLAN REVIEW FEES: Explosives of Blasting Agents
Grand Junction adopted the 2006 In- (IFC 105.6.14): $200 per permit
Clearance form for building permit (IBC 106.1): $50
ternational Codes, including a new fee per hour with a minimum charge for one-half hour. If the Fireworks Sales (IFC 105.6.14):
schedule. project includes a sprinkler system, an additional fee of $150 will $75 per permit per calendar year
be charged for the underground fire line and for site visits for (includes a required on-site visit).
rough-in, hydro and flush.
Please note that, along with other fee Fireworks Public Displays
Special/Extra Inspections (IBC 106.1): $50 per trip. (IFC 105.6.13 and 105.6.36): $75
updates, all Fire Department Clearance
Sprinkler System Plan Reviews (IFC 150.7.1): $50 per
per permit (includes a required
reviews will have a fee attached to them. on-site visit).
hour for review; $50 for each floor over a one-story; $150 for
The new fee schedule will go into effect on rough-in, hydro, and final inspections.
Open Burn Permits
(IFC 105.6.30): Spring or Fall permits, $10
FEBRUARY 4, 2007.
Fire Flow: $50 to witness test by sprinkler contractor. per permit. Combined season, $15 per
PRIOR to February 4, 2007, all plans will be permit.
Bonfire Permit (IFC 105.6.30): No
reviewed using the 2000 International Fire Fire Alarm and Detection Systems (IFC 105.7.4): charge.
$50 per hour; $25 for each floor over one-story; $50 for final High-Piled Storage (IFC 105.6.22):
inspection. $50 per permit.
On or after February 4, 2006, all plans will Hood Extinguishing Systems (IFC 105.7.1): $50 per Spray Finishing (IFC 105.6.41): $50 per
hour plus $50 per trip test inspection. permit.
be reviewed using the 2006 International
Fire Code and the adopted fee schedule. Spray Booth (IFC 105.7.1): $50 per hour plus $50
Tents/Air-Supported Structures (IFC
per trip test inspection.
IFC = 2006 Int’l Fire Code 105.6.43—for Circuses, etc): $75 per permit.
Installation of Above-Ground Tanks (IFC 105.7.6):
IFC = 2006 Int’l Building Code $50 per tank plus $50 per inspection.
FEE SCHEDULE FOR FALSE
Installation of Underground Tanks (IFC 105.7.6): $50
ALARMS—Pursuant to Section 907.15.4 of
per tank plus $50 per inspection.
the 2006 IFC:
Removal of Underground Tanks (IFC 105.7.6): $50
per tank plus $50 per inspection. First false alarm over the allowed number: $75.
LP-Gas Installation (IFC 105.7.9): $50 per tank plus Second false alarm over the allowed number:
$50 per inspection. $150.
Third false alarm over the allowed number:
Fourth false alarm and any subsequent false
alarm over the allowed number: $300 for each