Fire Inspections & Permitting

Contractor Requirements: New Installation & Modified Fire Systems


A construction permit is required for installation or modification of a fire alarm, detection system and/or related equipment, including the following:
  • Automatic fire-extinguishing systems
  • Fire alarm and detection systems and related equipment
  • Fire pumps (includes related fuel tanks, jockey pumps, controllers and generators)
  • Hazardous Materials Storage (including installation, repair damage to, abandon, remove, place temporarily out of service, or close or substantially modify a storage facility

After the Installation - Inspection & Maintenance Reporting


All contractors who service, test, install and/or maintain fire protection systems within the City of Gallatin are required to enroll in and use the online system called The Compliance Engine to file records of the following systems:
  • Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems
  • Clean Agent Suppression Systems
  • Standpipe (including 5 year hydrostatic test)
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Commercial Kitchen Hood Suppression System (testing and cleaning)
  • Emergency Generators
Fees are paid directly from the contractor to The Compliance Engine.

Activating Your Fire Alarm


Free Registration is Required to Connect with Local Emergency Responders. In order for your new alarm system to automatically summon the aid of firefighters and EMTs in an emergency, homeowners and business owners will need to register it with the Gallatin Fire Department. This application is free of charge.