Contact Information

Contact Information

Fire Prevention Division


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

Visit the City of Bloomington web portal's permits section for fire alarm, fire suppression and tank/pipe installation or removal permits. 

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/Canop

Temporary Fire Marshal permit fee = $55
Tent/Canopy permit fee = $55

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.

Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Plan Check / Permit Fee Schedule