A construction permit allows the applicant to install or modify fire protection equipment.
- Construction permits are valid for one (1) year from the date of
issuance. The Bureau of Fire Prevention may extend such permits for no
more than two (2), one (1) year terms. In no event shall a construction
permit be renewed beyond three (3) years of the original date of
issuance. Such permit shall be null and void at the end of the extension
period(s). An expired construction permit must be replaced with a new
permit upon the submission of a new application and payment of the
- The fee for each extension period shall be one-half of the total
application fee paid for the original permit. If, at the discretion of
the Director of Engineering Services, payment of the fee for an
extension in full for a construction permit would constitute a severe
hardship to the applicant, the fee may be pro-rated on a monthly basis,
provided the project is substantially complete and no hazard to the
public health or safety will be created.
Construction Permit Application: Application for a permit shall be
made to the Bureau of Fire Prevention Chief Fire Marshal with the
non-refundable application fee and shall be accompanied by plans and
specifications where required by the Chief Fire Marshal.
- An application for any proposed work, activity, or operation
shall be deemed to have been abandoned six (6) months after the date of
filing, unless such application has been diligently prosecuted or a
permit shall have been issued, except that the Director of Engineering
Services is authorized to grant one or more extensions not exceeding
ninety (90) days each for good cause shown, as long as it can be
demonstrated that the applicant is proceeding diligently and the delay
is not under the control of or due to the actions of the applicant.
- Denial of application. If the application for a permit describes
a use or activity that does not conform to state or local requirements,
a permit shall not be issued and the application shall be returned with
the reason for denial.
- Where field conditions necessitate any substantial change from
the approved construction documents, corrected construction drawings
shall be submitted for approval along with the requisite plan review
- Correction of errors. The issuance of a permit based on
construction documents and other data shall not prevent the fire code
official from requiring the correction of errors in the documents
submitted. The Chief Fire Marshal shall approve any addition to or
alteration of approved construction documents in advance, and a new
- Construction documents shall be submitted in such form and
detail as required by the Chief Fire Marshal and shall be prepared by a
licensed design professional in accordance with New York State
Department of Education regulations. All construction plans and
specifications shall be stamped and signed by a New York State Licensed
Engineer or a Registered Architect.
- Construction documents shall be of sufficient clarity to
indicate the location, nature and extent of the work proposed and show
in detail that it will conform to the requirements of the Fire Code of
the Town of Huntington, the Fire Code of New York State, and other
applicable law, rule or regulation.
The following fees are established for the installation or
modification of fire alarm system equipment. If the system should fail
any portion of the review, testing or inspection process, payment of the
requisite fee for such service must be paid before an inspection will
- Fee exemption. The permit fee shall be waived if the owner of
the property for which a construction permit is sought is a
municipality, special improvement district or other entity for which
real property taxes are not collected, and if the construction or use is
for governmental, municipal or district purposes and is not proprietary
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