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Fire Protection Permit

Fire protection permits are required for all fire protection work conducted in the City of Franklin. A Minor Modification Permit is required from the City of Franklin Fire Department for all minor modifications to existing fire alarm and sprinkler systems.  A minor modification is defined as an alteration to or addition of:

  • 20 or fewer sprinkler heads to an existing automatic fire sprinkler system; or
  • 20 or fewer devices to an existing fire alarm system

To apply for a Minor Modification Permit:

  • Complete the application form found below.
  • Mail or drop off a $50 check payable to the City of Franklin Fire Department, 8901 W. Drexel Avenue, Franklin, WI 53132.  Reference the job location on your check.  
  • Once the review is complete and the check is received, the permit will be emailed to the applicant.

Permit requests for fire protection systems to be installed or modified within the City of Franklin including but not limited to fire sprinklers, fire alarms, clean agent and wet chemical systems, or those that do not meet the minor modification criteria above, MUST be submitted directly to Fire Safety Consultants, Inc. (FSCI).  Plan review fees must be paid directly to FSCI upon submittal.

The City of Franklin Fire Department is a Delegated Agent of the State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services to perform plan review and inspection of fire protection systems.  FSCI witnesses flushing and performs hydrostatic testing of Fire Protection and Domestic Water Combination Mains for the City of Franklin Fire Department.  

JOB LOCATION

Street Number/Name:    Unit No: 

Business Name: 

CONTRACTOR

Contractor Name: 

Street Number/Name:    Unit No: 

City/State/Zip: 

Phone:   / Email: 

PERMIT TYPE

 20 or fewer sprinkler heads to an existing automatic fire sprinkler system

 20 or fewer alarm devices to an existing fire alarm system

Please list additional comments if necessary.  For a Minor Modification Permit, please give a brief description of the project/work to be done:

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