FIRE DEPARTMENT FEES

                                                                                                 

The fire department reserves the right to alter fees per agreements with Federal or State governments, for profit, and non - profit agencies.

 

Ambulance Charges

ALS

$1,200.00

ALS 2

$1,400.00

BLS

$1,100.00

Mileage

$25.00

*ALS2 = Advanced Life Support (critical care, i.e. cardiac arrest)

*ALS = Advanced Life Support

*BLS = Basic Life Support

 

Apparatus Charges

Fire Engine

$130.00 per hour

Ambulance

$80.00 per hour

Rescue truck

$105.00 per hour

Brush truck

$70.00 per hour

Ladder truck

$180.00 per hour

Specialty vehicle (Haz-Mat, pick up, off road vehicle)

$50.00 per hour

 

Special Standby Charges: (including personnel)

Fire Engine

$100.00

Ambulance

$100.00

Rescue truck

$100.00

Brush truck

$50.00

Ladder truck

$100.00

Specialty vehicle (Haz-Mat, Pick-up, off road vehicle)

$50.00

 

 

Personnel Charges:

Firefighter/EMT

$27.37 per hour

Firefighter/Paramedic

$31.17 per hour

Fire Lieutenant

$34.40 per hour

Fire Captain

$43.25 per hour

Fire Investigator

$46.32 per hour

Battalion Chief

$65.37 per hour

    

Reports:

Research Time (No charge for first 1 hour)

$30.00 per hour

Reports for Calls for Service (per address)

$10.00 each

Additional after five (5) pages

$1.00 each

Copy of photograph

$0.50 each

 

Fire Protection Systems Permits

Water Plan Reviews & Inspections

Plan Review

$125.00

Inspection first fire hydrant

$100.00

Inspection each additional hydrant

$50.00

Inspection, per fire line

$200.00

Water tank for fire suppression

$600.00

           

Fire Alarm System Plan Review & Inspections.

5 – Device letter

$100.00

50 or less initiating devices and/or notification appliances

$300.00

51 to 100 initiating devices and/or notification appliances

$500.00

101 to 150 initiating devices and/or notification appliances

$850.00

Each additional 20 initiating devices and/or notification appliances greater than 150

$300.00

Residential fire alarm system – single family home

No Charge

Change in monitoring technology

$100.00

Firefighter communications systems other than radio amplification

$400.00

2-way elevator communications

$300.00

 

Fire Sprinkler System Plan Reviews & Inspections

20 – Head Letter

$100.00

100 sprinkler heads or less, includes 1 wet pipe sprinkler system riser

$400.00

101 to 200 sprinkler heads

$700.00

201 to 300 sprinkler heads

$850.00

Each additional 100 sprinkler heads or portion thereof greater than 300

$200.00

Each additional wet pipe sprinkler system riser and/or backflow retrofit

$200.00

Each standpipe system riser

$200.00

Each dry pipe, preaction, and/or deluge system valve

$200.00

Each fire pump or foam system

$500.00

13D system, sprinkler system in one- and two-family dwellings and manufactured homes

No Charge

NOTE: Three sprinkler system inspections shall be allowed, per permit, prior to assessing a trip fee for additional inspections.

 

Fixed Fire Extinguishing systems Plan Reviews & Inspections

First wet/dry chemical extinguishing system

$300.00

Each additional wet/dry chemical extinguishing system

$100.00

Gaseous extinguishing system

$800.00

Water mist extinguishing system

$1,700.00

 

Miscellaneous Permits & Plans Reviews

Cancelled projects prior to permit, per hour or portion thereof

$100.00

Work at Risk Permit

$400.00

Expedited plan review, limited first come/first served, maximum 5 per week

$400.00

Revisions/splice review, per quarter hour

$35.00

System Demolition Permit

$150.00

Pre-plan submittal consult, free first thirty minutes, $100 each subsequent hour or portion thereof

$100.00

Third and subsequent submittals

1.5x Review Fee

 

 

Miscellaneous Inspections

Convenience inspections, first two hours or portion thereof

$300.00

Convenience inspection, exceeding two hours, each additional hour or portion thereof

$100.00

Courtesy inspection, per hour or portion thereof

$100.00

Trip Fee, second and subsequent partial inspection

$200.00

Re-inspection

$250.00

Inspection cancellation, after deadline

$200.00

NOTE: A re-inspection fee may be applied if the site is inaccessible and/or work is not sufficiently pre-tested, or hazards are not completed in the required time frame.

 

Administrative Permits, records Requests & Plan Reviews

Permit renewal or permit re-issue, due to loss or damage

$10.00

Records request, per hour or portion thereof

$30.00

Work without a permit, per incident

2x Permit Fee

3rd party plan review

$70.00

 

 

Extraterritorial Plan Reviews & Inspections

One-time inspector surcharge, per quarter hour portion thereof

$38.00

One-time mileage surcharge

IRS Standard Mileage Rate

NOTE: Extraterritorial fees shall be applied when a plan review and an inspection is requested for projects outside of the City of Fountain’s jurisdiction. In addition to all applicable fees, a one-time surcharge shall be assessed based on the inspector’s travel-time and round trip mileage. Mileage shall be calculated using each city’s center point, as referenced on Google Maps. Mileage shall be calculated at the current Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) standard mileage rate. Surcharges will be rounded to the nearest dollar.