Permits/Services

Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue’s Fire Prevention Division is responsible for enforcing International Fire Code regulations governing construction activity in Summit County, with the exception of The Town of Breckenridge and Copper Mountain.In addition to receiving, reviewing and conducting inspections for construction applications, the Fire Prevention Division also maintains a robust educational and public-outreach program that includes free car-seat inspections, juvenile-firesetter education, fire-extinguisher training, school programs, presentations to civic organizations, businesses and neighborhood groups and other activities.If you are interested in outreach or educational programs conducted by the Fire Prevention Division, please e-mail your inquiry to pio@ldfr.org.

The following procedures and regulations apply to all construction-related permit activities under the jurisdiction of Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue. Check the “Downloads” box at right for up-to-date revisions, notices or specific information that may affect your permit. For any permit or application-related questions, please contact Assistant Chief Steve Skulski or Captain Kim McDonald.

ADOPTED 2012 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AMENDMENTS

Lake Dillon Fire-Rescue, along with Copper Mountain Fire and Red, White & Blue Fire (Breckenridge) and the towns within Summit County as well as Summit County itself have adopted the attached amendments to the 2012 International Fire Code. If you have questions or concerns over the proposed amendments, please call Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal Steve Skulski at (970) 262-5202 or reach him by e-mail at sskulski@ldfr.org.

2012 IFC AMENDMENT Analysis I

Current Codes/Policies:

  • 2012 International Fire Code and adopted Summit County Amendments
  • Current edition of: NFPA 13, 13R, 13D (Sprinkler)
  • Current edition of: NFPA 72 (Fire Alarms)
  • Summit County Fire Alarm and Extinguishing Systems Policy

Permits:

  • A Fire Department Permit is required for all tenant finishes, remodels, new construction (including residential with three or more attached dwelling units), fire detection and suppression systems, and permits required by the currently adopted fire code as amended.
  • When work has been started without the receipt of a permit, the permit fee will be doubled.
  • ALL PERMITS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN PERSON at LDFR Station 2, 301 S. Eighth Ave., Frisco. The permit fee shall be paid at the time of submittal drop off.
  • All fire department permits shall be maintained on the site of permitted work
  • Lost permits will be subject to a reissuing fee of $25

Inspections:

  • The Inspection Request Line must be utilized 48 hours in advance for an official request. All other requests may not be honored. The number is: (970) 262-5215.
  • Each permitted contractor shall call in their own inspections
  • Fire sprinkler and alarm finals shall be coordinated and scheduled for the same time.
  • Any incomplete inspections will be subject to a reinspection fee.
  • Any inspection, which has not been cancelled within an appropriate time frame, will be subject to a reinspection fee.
  • Any contractor requesting an inspection must provide the necessary testing supplies.
  • NO work shall be performed without an approved set of plans.
  • All piping and wiring must be visible in order for us to do a proper inspection.
  • Certification letters are required before any system receives final approval.

Drawings:

  • Two sets of drawings of appropriate size (“C” size 24”x36” preferred) shall be submitted.
  • Acceptable scale is 1/8” minimum
  • Name, address, and telephone number of owner representative and installing contractor shall be furnished with drawings.
  • Name, physical and mailing address of project shall also be furnished with drawings.
  • Contractors license classification and number shall be stamped on drawings.
  • Equipment data sheets for each device must be submitted with applicable information highlighted.
  • State of Colorado Division of Fire Prevention and Control, Plan Registration Form shall accompany all sprinkler submittals.
  • All symbols are preferred to be per NFPA 170.
  • Ceiling heights and ceiling detail shall be shown.
  • Square footage shall be shown.
  • Any missing or inaccurate information may lead to the rejection of the plans and a resubmitted fee will be charged.

 

 

Application Documents

 Permit Application Checklist

Code Adoption Documents

LDFR Fees/Policies

Reference Documents

Permit questions? Contact:

Assistant Chief Steve Skulski
sskulski@ldfr.org
(970) 262-5202
 
Capt. Kim McDonald
kmcdonald@ldfr.org
(970) 262-5203
 
Fire Inspector Dave Coulter
dcoulter@ldfr.org
(970) 262-5207
 
Fire Inspector Mark Thomson
mthomson@ldfr.org
(970) 262-5208

Address:

301 S. Eighth Ave.

Frisco, CO 80443

(click on address for map)

Hours: 8-12, 1-5 – M-F
 

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