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Projects that Require a Permit

All businesses and residents within the District must obtain the necessary permits before beginning any construction project, rendering architectural plans, or updating/installing any system impacted by the codes enforced by the ICC. Permits are required for the following construction plans, services, and projects:

  • New Construction - Residential Buildings over 2 units, Commercial, and Industrial

  • Rehab/Remodel Projects - Residential Buildings over 2 units, Commercial, and Industrial

  • Fire Alarm Installation or Removal

  • Sprinkler System Installation or Modification

  • Hood Suppression Systems - New or Modification

  • Hazardous Materials Storage - Above Ground or In Ground

  • New Occupancy & Change of Ownership of existing buildings

  • Change of Occupancy Classification

  • Solar

  • Electrical Modification

  • Lithium Ion Battery Storage & Backup System Modification

  • Rack Storage/High Piled Storage

  • Site Gate/Access Restriction Installation

  • Underground Sprinkler/Standpipe Supply - New or Modification


Permit Applications for Businesses and Residents

Specific renovations, improvements, plans, and construction projects for new buildings or existing locations require a permit. Mid County Fire Protection District follows the updated codes established by the 2015 International Code Council (ICC), notably code updates impacting the International Building Code (IBC), International Fire Code (IFC), International Existing Building Code (IEBC), International Fuel Gas Code (IFC), and International Mechanical Code (IMC).

In the meantime, if you require immediate assistance or have any inquiries, please don't hesitate to reach out using the contact form below or give us a call. We're here to ensure your safety, no matter what!

Read the Fire Code

Mid-County Fire Protection District believes in empowering and educating businesses and residents about the enforced fire prevention code established to protect lives and property. The Ordinance that adopted the current Fire Prevention Code outlines and explains each specific code, provides information about the appeals process, and discusses the penalties for code violations.


Read the Ordinance and learn more about the Mid County Fire Protection District Fire Prevention Code.

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Apply for a Permit!

Applying for a permit is easy—simply fill out the application and submit the necessary documents via email. Our team will review your application, and approval notification will be delivered electronically. If additional information is needed, we will contact you.

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