Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention conducts regular inspections of commercial, industrial and multi-family residential structures for continued compliance with Minnesota fire and building codes. The division also investigates all fires in Bloomington to determine cause and origin, and works with the Police Department to investigate arson.

Fire Prevention Handouts and Permit Applications

Completed and signed permit applications can be e-mailed to

Fire Safety Measures

Indoor Heating Information Sheet

Outdoor Heating and Cooking Information Sheets

Fire Alarm, Fire Suppression, Tank/Pipe Installation or Removal

Fire Prevention - Daycare or Foster Care, Open Burning

Daycare or Foster Care permit fee = $50
Open Burning permit fee = $55

Special Events - Temporary Fire Marshal, Tent/Canopy

Fee Schedule

Payment of permit fees is not due at the time of application for most permit applications. City staff will call or e-mail the applicant with the permit fees due.The City of Bloomington accepts credit card payment by Visa, Master Card or Discover card or checks payable to the City of Bloomington.

PDF icon Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Plan Check / Permit Fee Schedule