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Permit information  & Application can be attained here. Some permits are attained through the Building Department as indicated below.


Commerical construction plans require a Fire Prevention Plans Review.  Below are the items that require fire review. These permits are in addition to any permits the County Building Department may require for the project and any zoning requirements that may apply.

Applications and permits for construction may be applied for at the County Building Department or their online application which is located at Use the General Application to apply the items listed below. Once all fees have been paid and the permit is received, inspections are scheduled through the building department by calling 386-364-3407.

Consultation or walk through with a fire inspector can be scheduled by calling the Fire Prevention Division 386-209-1484.

The following items require permits:

Fire Alarm Systems

Sprinkler Systems

Stand Pipe Systems

Commerical Hood Systems

Pre-Engineered Suppression Systems

Fire Water Mains & Hydrants

Commerical Building Construction

pdf button  Construction Documentation Requirements

pdf button  Water Supply & Fire Flow Calculation Requirements

pdf button  Fire Service Water Main & Hydrant Requirements


Effective Nov 1, 2014, will begin issuing permits and collecting fee for the following permits. The application is available below for printing or may be attained at the Fire Prevention Office located at 13530 80th Terrace, Live Oak, FL 32060.

Applications shall be submitted with fees and any necessary paperwork that is required to Suwannee County Fire Rescue, Fire Prevention Division located at 13530 80th Terrace, Live Oak, FL 32060.

In Addition to this permit, any Tent Usage, including firework sales, requires a temporary use permit through the Zoning Department. This permit should be applied for 90 days prior to the event in order to ensure the process will be completed by the event date. You may reach the Zoning Department at 386-364-3401 for more details on their permit.

 pdf_button Tent Application

pdf_button Tent Requirements

pdf_button Special Event Requirements

pdf button Firework Sales Application

pdf button Firework Sales Requirements


Fireworks Display, Pyrotechnics, indoor & outdoor is not required to attain a temporary use permit through the Zoning Department.

pdf_button Fireworks Display Application

Inspections for special event permits are scheduled through the Fire Prevention Division 386-208-1484.

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