Public access to our facilities is still restricted. If you are submitting plans, fees, and/or any other paperwork, please sign in and leave them in the vestibule. Any questions, please contact 302-739-4394 Kent, 302-323-5365 New Castle, & 302-856-5298 Sussex. More Info
Is your building plan drawn to scale and does it include the following information?
Name and address of building
Owner of the building
Name and address of applicant submitting plans
Design Professional’s name and address
Detailed construction information
Narrative description of building occupancy and operation;
Full height cross section plan of building including all vertical openings, shafts, enclosures, etc.
Note whether building is to be sprinkled and, if so, what areas
Detailed HVAC information
Specific information on all means of egress components including clear widths, fire resistance rating, direction swing of doors and locking mechanisms on exit doors
Location of all “hazardous areas” as defined in the Life Safety Code, NFPA 101
Floor plan of seats, tables, displays, decorations, etc. in all places of assembly which do not have fixed seating or displays
Electrical plan including location of exit signs and emergency lighting when required
Detailed information pertaining to any detection or alarm systems to be installed including but not limited to the make, type and location of all associated equipment
Narrative description of proposed method for sealing penetrations of fire rated assemblies.
For new buildings that will include automatic sprinklers, the Preliminary Sprinkler Form and applicable attachments are required to be submitted with building plans
For installations of new fire pumps driven by an electric motor please refer to Electrical Plans for Fire Pumps. Approval documentation will need to accompany the building plan submittal.
Do you have the following items ready for submittal?
One (1) copy of your building construction plans
Application for Fire Protection Plan Review
Building Plan Review Fee: Multiply the construction costs by $0.007 for the first million, and $0.003 over the first million. A check, money order, or cashier’s check is to be made payable to State of Delaware) NO CASH. A minimum $150.00 Building Plan Review Fee is required for plan submittal.