Fire Alarm Permit

Woodbury uses a combination permit. General contractors pay for all permits at the time the building permit is issued. Fire alarm permits are issued only when there is no related building permit, or when a fire alarm system is added to a project after the building permit was issued.

A fire alarm permit is required whenever a new fire alarm system is installed, replaced, or modifications are made to an existing system. If you are unsure if your project requires a permit, please email Building Inspections. Permit fees are paid at the time a permit is issued after plan review and processing.

Fire Alarm Systems shall be designed, installed and maintained in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 72, MN State Fire Code and local city ordinances. Work shall not start until an approved set of plans are returned, unless prior approval is given.

Submittal Requirements

Documents can be submitted electronically via email, which is the preferred method, or hard copies can be sent in or submitted in person at the address below.

Electronic Submittal

Email the following documents to Building Inspections.

Hard Copy Submittal

Hard Copy Submittal documents required:

Send documents to:
City of Woodbury
Attn: Building Inspections
8301 Valley Creek Road
Woodbury, MN 55125

Required Tests and Inspections

Please call 651-714-3543 to set up inspections

  • System must be 100% functional and self-tested prior to calling for inspections
  • All devices will be tested for proper operation
  • The alarm company will be contacted to verify that the correct signal and address were received
  • Completed NFPA 72 installation and testing paperwork should be available and provided to the City when the inspection in complete.