The Bureau will retain a set of plans for all submittals. The Fire District makes every effort to review plans in an expedient manner, and the project proponent should plan on a turnaround time of 10-14 business days. Please contact us with questions at 775.588.3591, Mon - Fri, 8 am - 4 pm.
The following types of review are conducted by the Tahoe Douglas Fire District:
This review evaluates the adequacy of defensible space, vegetation plans, and fire department access. A review of roofing and siding materials can be incorporated in this phase.
LEVEL IIPRE-BUILDING PERMIT – SINGLE FAMILY
DWELLINGS (SFD) AND SFD ADDITIONS.
$120.00 Fee must be paid in full at the time of
This review includes a review of roofing and siding if not reviewed during Level I review as well as smoke and carbon monoxide alarm placement within the residences.
Submittal Level II Plan: should include a site plan, elevations showing roofing, decking, vents, exterior doors/windows, and siding materials per WUI code, and electrical plan showing the placement of smoke alarms. Include scale on plans. Instruction block should be included specifying smoke alarm installation requirements for both flat and pitched ceilings as applicable. We will determine if there are any fire sprinkler requirements during review.
New fees approved for this level effective July 1, 2020.
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS, COMMERCIAL PROJECTS INCLUDING MULTI-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND TENANT IMPROVEMENTS
Submittal Level III Plan: should include a site plan, elevations, floor plans, pitched ceiling should include a reflected ceiling plan if a fire sprinkler system is required or present. Supporting documents such as hydraulic calculations and cut sheets, if applicable. Include scale on plans.
ALL ARCHITECTS, ENGINEERS, AND CONTRACTORS SHALL BE LICENSED IN THE STATE OF NEVADA
All plans, specifications, reports, and other documents prepared by a registered professional must be stamped or sealed and wet signed in accordance with Title 20 and state law. The architect or engineer of record shall take responsibility for all architectural components and must wet stamp and sign all associated plans.